Animals

I mostly work on insects, but I also study other animal groups through my collaborations. Below are some examples:

  • Swallowtail butterflies (Papilionidae)
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Papilio machaon sucking on a lavender flower © Fabien Condamine)

  • Darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae)
  • Other insect groups (Coenagrionidae, Dictyoptera, Dytiscidae, Myrmeleontidae, Noctuidae, Nymphalidae, Silphidae)
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A giant stick insect in the moss forest of Mount Humboldt (© Fabien Condamine)

  • Mammals (Mammalia)
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A grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, in British Columbia, Canada (© Fabien Condamine)

  • Birds (Aves)
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The kagu, Rhynochetos jubatus, is endemic to New Caledonia (© Fabien Condamine)

  • Non-avian dinosaurs (Dinosauria)
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One of the fifty specimens of Tyrannosaurus rex, nicknamed “Black Beauty” (RTMP 81.6.1), housed in the Royal Tyrrell Museum (Drumheller, Canada) (© Fabien Condamine)

  • Sharks (Lamniformes)
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The basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, is the second-largest shark (© Greg Skomal)

 

At the top is a picture of a peripatopsid velvet worm found in New Zealand (© Fabien Condamine).