Wallace's golden birdwing butterfly - The famous biologist Alfred Russel Wallace named this beautiful and endangered species of butterfly. He even wrote about it in his book The Malay Archipelago which was published in
This eared commodore butterfly is part of a collection of East African butterflies donated by Mrs Buckler in According to the label this specimen was collected in ‘Ngong Forest, 6 miles from Nairobi, Kenya.
Lilac tip butterfly - This butterfly was originally part of Suffert’s collection before being added to that of Mr Joicey whose collection was donated to the Museum. This specimen was collected in Lindi, Tanzania in
In 1901 indigenous hunters collected this butterfly at Tien-Tsuen. It entered the collection of P. Dejean and later that of Oberthur which was given to the British Museum. The Trustees of the British Museum later donated it to RAMM.