PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – March 19, 2016

by | Mar 19, 2016

We have an especially exciting shipment from Costa Rica this week, as part of our Life Sciences Team visiting Costa Rica may have actually met these butterflies as caterpillars before they made their way up to Seattle!

Suministros Entimológicos Costarricenses, SA
Costa Rica Entomological Supply

18 – Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
10 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
9 – Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
33 – Danaus plexippus (The Monarch)
18 – Dryadula phaetusa (Banded Orange Heliconian)
6 – Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
15 – Eueiudes isabella (Isabella’s Longwing)
12 – Greta oto (Glasswing)
11 – Hamadryas amphinome (Red Calico)
26 – Heliconius cydno (Cydno Longwing)
25 – Heliconius doris (Doris Longwing)
7 – Heliconius erato (Small Postman)
15 – Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
4 – Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
32 – Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
10 – Heliconius sapho (Sapho Longwing)
10 – Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
32 – Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
12 – Myscelia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
10 – Nessaea aglaura (Aglaura Olivewing)
8 – Opsiphanes tamarindi (Tamarind Owl)
28 – Papilio thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
10 – Parides arcas (Arcas Cattleheart)
9 – Parides iphidamas (Transandean Cattleheart)
10 – Siproeta epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page)
23 – Siproeta stelenes (Malachite)

Total = 403

“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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