Fresh Sheet – December 29, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   The last pupae shipment of the 2018 comes from our wonderful vendor Francisco Serrano in El Salvador. In addition to the shipment, Francisco sends his best wishes for the New Year in “A Toast to the Future” excerpted below.Dear...

Fresh Sheet – December 22, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   Pacific Science Center will be closed for Christmas but will reopen on December 26 to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our Tropical Butterfly House. Stop in and join the celebration!Suministros Entimológicos Costarricenses, SACRES, Costa Rica12...

Fresh Sheet – November 10, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   We have Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth) cocoons in this week’s pupae shipment from Malaysia. These large, beautiful moths can be quite easy to find resting on a tree branch during the day and they always delight our guests.Have you ever wondered...

Fresh Sheet – November 3, 2018

PacSci Perspectives   In this week’s shipment of pupae, once again we have a species we’ve never received before. This newest species from El Salvador is Consul excellens (Black-veined Leafwing).Guests may notice that Consul excellens is similar to its...

Fresh Sheet – October 6, 2018

PacSci Perspectives       This week’s shipment of pupae from El Salvador contains three species that send Animal Care Staff to their butterfly identification books: Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona), Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona),...
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