About this Site

This site is produced and maintained by Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. It has been developed in conjunction with the Bugs Alive! exhibition at Melbourne Museum.


You can navigate this site using keyboard shortcuts instead of your mouse. Hold down the ‘Alt’ key in Windows (bottom right or left hand corner) or the ‘Apple’ key in Macintosh with the selected ‘letter’. Press enter.

Alt + 0 Home page
Alt + s Content start
Alt + p To printable page or large Image
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Contacting Museum Victoria

Have you found a mystery bug you would like to have identified? The Discovery Centre can help you identify specimens from south-eastern Australia, using the Museum's collections and curatorial expertise.
Please visit the ‘Identification Enquiries’ page for further information or
Visit the Discovery Centre lower ground floor, Melbourne Museum.

Site Credits

Design, development, programming and animations by Museum Victoria Online Publishing Unit:
Sheree Clements
Tony Hood
Janet Marlow
Veronica Scholes
Nicole Stewart
Patrick Worsley

Photographers and illustrators as credited throughout the site.

BugCatcher! designed and produced by Museum Victoria Online Publishing Unit and Nine Lanterns Pty Ltd. Photography by Museum Victoria: John Broomfield and Alan Henderson.

Research, curatorial advice and exhibition liaison — Museum Victoria:
Ken Walker, Senior Curator of Entomology and Arachnology
Nicole Kearney, Assistant Curator Bugs Alive!
Live Exhibits & Bugs Alive! Exhibition Team

Museum Victoria Education:
Laura Hulvey
Geoff Moore
John Stewart

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