PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – August 6, 2016

by | Aug 6, 2016

Danaus plexippus (The Monarch)

Danaus plexippus (The Monarch)

This week’s pupae shipment from Costa Rica includes some of our most popular butterfly species all of which were sustainably raised for your enjoyment. Come see these beauties in our Tropical Butterfly House soon.

Suministros Entomológicos Costerricenses, S.A.
Costa Rica

20 – Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
19 – Caligo eurilochus (Forest Giant Owl)
18 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
24 – Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
21 – Danaus plexippus (The Monarch)
25 – Greta oto (Glasswing)
10 – Hamadryas amphinome (Red Calico)
15 – Hamadryas laodamia (Starry Calico)
15 – Heliconius cydno (Cydno Longwing)
30 – Heliconius doris (Doris Longwing)
47 – Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
15 – Heliconius hewitsoni (Hewitson’s Longwing)
15 – Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
7 – Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
3 – Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
38 – Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
18 – Myselia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
25 – Opsiphanes tamarindi (Tamarind Owl)
34 – Papilio thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
15 – Parides arcas (Arcas Cattleheart)
9 – Parides iphidamas (Transandean Cattleheart)
15 – Siproeta epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page)
45 – 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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