PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – May 14, 2016

by | May 14, 2016

Danaus plexippus

Danaus plexippus

Have you noticed any butterflies in your garden this spring? Have you planted flowers for pollinators? Perhaps it’s time to visit Pacific Science Center’s Pollinator Garden and learn about the local foliage that attracts butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. While you’re here, remember to visit our Tropical Butterfly House.

Suministros Entimológicos Costarricenses, SA
CRES Costa Rica

20 – Agraulis vanilla (Gulf Fritllary)
15 – Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
30 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
36 – Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
25 – Danaus plexippus (The Monarch)
18 – Dryadula phaetusa (Banded Orange Heliconian)
15 – Eueiudes isabella (Isabella’s Longwing)
10 – Greta oto (Glasswing)
10 – Hamadryas februa (Gray Calico)
10 – Hamadryas laodamia (Starry Calico)
15 – Heliconius doris (Doris Longwing)
31 – Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
10 – Heliconius hewitsoni (Hewitson’s Longwing)
35 – Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
15 – Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
32 – Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
36 – Myscelia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
10 – Papilio thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
15 – Siproeta epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page)
15 – 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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