PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – April 2, 2016

by | Apr 2, 2016

Malaysia is experiencing a heat wave that adversely affects pupation of some butterfly species. However, harsh weather conditions won’t prevent the following beautiful Lepidoptera from flying in our Tropical Butterfly House this week. Stop by and see!

Penang Butterfly Farm, Malaysia

10 – Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth)
80 – Cethosia cyane (Leopard Lacewing)
10 – Cethosia hypsea (Malay Lacewing)
12 – Danaus vulgaris (Blue Glassy Tiger)
06 – Euploea mulciber (Striped Blue Crow)
02 – Euploea phaenareta (Great Crow)
86 – Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper)
10 – Precis almana (Peacock Pansy)
04 – Tirumala septentrionis (Dark Blue Tiger)

Total = 220

“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.