PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – March 12, 2016

by | Mar 12, 2016

Our latest shipment of butterflies from Suriname includes 3 different “tiger” butterflies: orange, black and yellow butterflies. Can you identify the one pictured above?

Neotropical Insects NV
Suriname

10 – Heraclides thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
28 – Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
20 – Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
40 – Dryas iulia (Julia Longwing)
25 – Anartia amathea (Scarlet Peacock)
7 – Hamadryas amphinome (Red Calico)
20 – Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
5 – Biblis hyperia (Red Rim)
40 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
40 – Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
15 – Mechanitis polymnia (Polymnia Tigerwing)
20 – Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 270

“Fresh Sheet” is our weekly shipment report of pupae on display in the emerging window. Visit Pacific Science Center’s Tropical Butterfly House and meet our newest residents.

Girl with flowers in her hair using a microscope