Virtual museum of Canada

Pioneer naturalists

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In the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries, naturalists were recognized as specialists in the study of nature. Whether nationally or internationally renowned, they have helped us get to know wildlife and flora species and geology in Canada and in North America, in addition to passing on their passion for the natural sciences. Discover specimens from the collections gathered by these pioneer naturalists.

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Some specimens under this theme

Green Stink Bug

Green Stink Bug

Specimen information sheet
Twospotted Lady Beetle

Twospotted Lady Beetle

Specimen information sheet
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