The insect fair in Kloten is held every year once. Last year I missed it, but this year I was free. It is a rather small insect fair, but looked like a good place especially for Lepidopterologists. There were quite a few sellers of alive insects, but to my slight disappointment, not a single one was selling alive beetles or their larvae. What was offered were a lot of caterpillars and pupae of different butterfly species, praying mantises, roaches, e.g. Therea olegrandejani and Lucihormetica subcincta. And a lot of bird spiders.
Deadstockwise things looked a bit better for the beetle collector. However, there were only very little Lucanidae species offered, but quite a good range of the large and showy beetle species was present. I found a box with different colour morphs of Mecynorrhina ugandensis quite interesting and of course enjoyed looking at the different Goliathus on offer.
See for yourself, here are a few pictures: