PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – June 11, 2016

by | Jun 11, 2016

Eryphanis polyxena

Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)

This week’s shipment of butterfly pupae from Costa Rica contains 26 different species including five Longwings, four Owls and four Calicos. With so many beautiful species flying in our Tropical Butterfly House, you will surely find your favorite. Come visit us soon!

Suministros Entimológicos Costarricenses, SA
CRES Costa Rica

15 – Agraulis vanilla (Gulf Fritllary)
7 – Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
7 – Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
10 – Brassolis isthmia (Small-spotted Owl)
38 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
36 – Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
24 – Danaus plexippus (The Monarch)
34 – Dryadula phaetusa (Banded Orange Heliconian)
6 – Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
23 – Greta oto (Glasswing)
40 – Hamadryas amphinome (Red Calico)
17 – Hamadryas februa (Gray Calico)
10 – Hamadryas feronia (Variable Calico)
13 – Hamadryas laodamia (Starry Calico)
23 – Heliconius doris (Doris Longwing)
30 – Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
7 – Heliconius hewitsoni (Hewitson’s Longwing)
13 – Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
14 – Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
38 – Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
20 – Myscelia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
5 – Opsiphanes quiteria (Scalloped Owl)
22 – Papilio thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
8 – Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)
3 – Siproeta epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page)
20 – Siproeta stelenes (Malachite)

Total = 483

“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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