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‘88’ butterfly: brush-footed butterfly

This butterfly was collected in America, and belongs to Woodward’s collection. Butterflies in this genus are commonly known as 88’s due to the figure of eight pattern on the underside...

Graphic beauty butterfly

This graphic beauty butterfly is part of the Blanchford collection that was donated in 1958. this species is found in Central and South America, and the Caribbean....

Click beetle

This beetle was collected by Major AB Gay in South America. Click beetles are able to produce a clicking sound. Clicking is used to avoid predation because the mechanism that...

Lanternfly

This lantern fly was part of a collection that was donated to the Museum in 1863. Colonel John Graham’s collection contained a variety of specimens including 40 cases of insects...

Xerces blue butterfly

The xerces blue butterfly is extinct. This male was collected in San Francisco California in March 1931....

Buckeye butterfly

This species of butterfly is commonly known as the buckeye or donkey-eye because of the eye-like markings on its wings....

Viceroy butterfly

This specimen is part of Mr Symington’s collection and was collected in St Louis USA. Its black and orange colouration warns predators that it is distasteful. It closely resembles the...

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