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A scorpion mounted on a white piece of card and contained within a deep black wooden frame, interior sides coloured gold. White adhered label with black printed text reads "747 Arachidae / SCORPION / [chinese characeters]". "No 947" is stamped on the lower rear edge of the frame. Triangular metal hook at centre top allows for hanging. Rear of frame has a brown paper tape border sealing pale green card.
Accession No
A96.782

Name/Title
A beetle, brown in colour and wings out-stretched. Encased within two pieces of glass held together by a wood frame which has a black adhered covering. An adhered transparent label with black printed ink reads "Pterognatha gigas. (Uganda)" beneath the beetle. A triangular adhered label is located on the lower right edge depicting an image of a yellow outline of a kangaroo against a green background. "AUSTRALIAN MADE" is printed underneath the image. A single screw and triangular hook is secured to the top of the frame to allow for hanging. A partial hole has been drilled into the centre lower edge of the frame.
Accession No
A96.786

Name/Title
A beetle, green shell and wings out-stretched. Encased within two pieces of glass held together by a wood frame which has a black adhered covering. An adhered transparent label with black printed ink reads "Dicranorrhina micans. (Uganda)" beneath the beetle. A triangular adhered label is located on the lower right edge depicting an image of a yellow outline of a kangaroo against a green background. "AUSTRALIAN MADE" is printed underneath the image. A single screw and triangular hook is secured to the top of the frame to allow for hanging. A partial hole has been drilled into the centre lower edge of the frame and has a metal pin protruding outwards.
Accession No
A96.783

Name/Title
A beetle, brown in colour and wings out-stretched. Encased within two pieces of glass held together by a wood frame which has a black adhered covering. An adhered transparent label with black printed ink reads "Macrodontus cervicornis. (Brazil)" beneath the beetle. A triangular adhered label is located on the lower right edge depicting an image of a yellow outline of a kangaroo against a green background. "AUSTRALIAN MADE" is printed underneath the image. A single screw and triangular hook is secured to the top of the frame to allow for hanging. A partial hole has been drilled into the centre lower edge of the frame.
Accession No
A96.785

Name/Title
A group of three butterflies, mounted with metal pins in a wooden frame. Butterflies are coloured browns, creams, oranges and metallic green. White adhered label with black handwritten text beneath middle butterfly reads "Townsville, Q / E.P. 27.2.1984 / P.S. Valentine", and "Mr. Finlays on Rge / Lat.13'48'50"S / Long. 145'18'50"E / C.&H. PRATT" beneath the lower butterfly. The rear of the frame has a round hook for hanging and a adhered brown tape border covering the white mount card.
Accession No
A96.815

Name/Title
A large butterfly, mounted with metal pins in a wooden frame with gold edges. Butterfly is coloured pale brown and cream. The rear of the frame has a metal hook for hanging and adhered brown tape border covering the white mount card. Pins are protruding through the back of the frame.
Accession No
A96.817

Name/Title
Fully intact Puriri moth with outspread wings. The upper wings are predominantly green with brown patternation. Lower wings are light brown with green edging.
Accession No
PA2004.178

Lampona sp. (White tailed spider) in a glass jar with plastic white lid filled with 70% ethanol. The spider has reddish brown legs and a lighter brown abdomen. Not fixed in the jar to anything and seems to lie on its back with legs folded.
Accession No
PA2004.021

White tailed spider held in a clear jar with white lid. the abdomen is slightly shrivelled up.
Accession No
TM2003.384

Name/Title
A large brown cave weta with very long antennae and hind legs. The legs are studded with sharp thorns and the body is small in comparison with the legs. The antennae are divided into numerous segments.
Accession No
A96.484

Name/Title
A group of 4 butterflies, each mounted with a single pin, and framed. All have varying intensities of damage. There are no labels. The specimens are various colours and of varying sizes and shapes. The frame consists of a wooden border with a glass covering. Beneath this is a gold edge providing depth to the frame. The mount for the specimens is a piece of white card. Some of the pins are protruding through the back of this and still move despite evident glue to prevent this. The top rear has 1 hook to allow for hanging.
Accession No
A96.730

Name/Title
A group of 2 butterflies, each mounted with a single pin, and framed. Both have had the lower parts of their bodies become detached. There is one label in the middle "MALAITA IS. / 29.7.73" handwritten in now faded blue pen. Top butterfly is yellow green and black, and the second speciman is various browns and creams. The frame consists of a wooden border with a glass covering. Beneath this is a gold edge providing depth to the frame. The mount for the specimens is a piece of white card. Some of the pins are protruding through the back of this and still move despite evident glue to prevent this. The top rear has 1 hook to allow for hanging.
Accession No
A96.731

Name/Title
A group of 7 beetles, one is broken in half. Varying shapes and colours. Mounted on a white piece of card and contained within a deep wooden frame, interior sides coloured gold. Only four labels, three are handwritten and one is printed in black with an inserted handwritten line detailing the date as follows. "Bluewater Rg, S end / of Paluma Rg, N. Qld / 05 Jan 1990 / L. Ring", remaining handwritten labels as follows "40. MILE SCRUB / N/W Mt. GARNET / 21.2.1992 / C. PRATT", "OKAPA / EAST. HIGHLANDS / PNG / JULY. 1991", "COOKTOWN Qld. / 11.2.1988 / C. PRATT". Round metal hook at centre top allows for hanging. Rear of frame has a brown paper tape border sealing the white mounted card.
Accession No
A96.765

Name/Title
A white foam board with 26 butterflies of varying species pinned to it. Some of the butterfly wings have drooped. Most of them the colour has faded badly and many have some slight damage to wings or body. The butterflies are colourful specimens ranging from blue-black ones to orange to white and with varying patterns.
Accession No
A101.023

Meterana decorata. A medium sized moth. The forewings are pale brown with darker brown markings. The hindwings are pale brown.
Accession No
A99.847

Meterana grandiosa. A large sized moth. It is medium to dark brown. The forewings have a square black and pale markings.
Accession No
A99.850

Tmetolophota atristriga. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour with the forewings lighter than the hindwings.
Accession No
A99.870

Meterana stipta. A large sized moth. It is mottled brown on the forewings.
Accession No
A99.861

Meterana merope. A large sized moth. The forewings are dark brown with yellow markings. The hindwings are a slightly lighter brown than the forewings.
Accession No
A99.852

Tmetolophota arotis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings are a more pinkish brown than the dusky hindwings.
Accession No
A99.874

Meterana ochthistis. A medium sized moth. The forewings are a mottled medium-dark brown. The hindwings a plain medium brown.
Accession No
A99.854

Meterana levis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings have a mottled appearance.
Accession No
A99.851

Tmetolophota arotis. A medium sized moth. It is a light brown colour. The forewings are a more pinkish brown than the dusky hindwings.
Accession No
A99.872

Meterana pauca. A medium sized moth. The forewings are brown and cream coloured patchy. Hindwings a plain brown colour.
Accession No
A99.859

Meterana merope. A large sized moth. The forewings are dark brown with yellow markings. The hindwings are a slightly lighter brown than the forewings.
Accession No
A99.853
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