PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – May 28, 2016

by | May 28, 2016

Parthenos Sylvia (The Clipper)

Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper)

Happy Folklife Weekend!

Flying in the butterfly house this weekend, we have a shipment of butterflies from Malaysia, including bunches of Lacewing butterflies and huge numbers of the extremely popular Clipper.

It might be rainy outside, but it will always be sunny and warm in the Tropical Butterfly House.

Penang Butterfly Farm, Malaysia

157 – Cethosia cyane (Leopard Lacewing)
5 – Danaus vulgaris (Blue Glassy Tiger)
4 – Hypolimnas bolina (Blue Moon)
5 – Papilio memnon (Great Memnon)
150 – Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper)
4 – Tirumala septentrionis (Dark Blue Tiger)
5 – Vindula dejone (The Cruiser)

Total – 330

“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.