The Museum offers a free object identification service. Please check in advance before bringing any live specimens to the Museum, as there are legal restrictions on what can and can't be brought into the Museum.
If you are uncertain whether there is a legal restriction on your item please call or email us in advance to check.
We received the photo on the right, and our experts identified it as an elephant hawk caterpillar.
You can also find out more about insect identification, and try your hand at identifying a particular insect for yourself here.
Email our experts in palaentology, minerology and petrology at firstname.lastname@example.org
Email our experts in zoology (including entomology) at email@example.com
Telephone: 01865 272 950