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.

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