PacSci Perspectives

Fresh Sheet – April 9, 2016

by | Apr 9, 2016

This week we have 575 butterfly pupae from two countries filling the emerging window of our Tropical Butterfly House. Stop by and see if your favorite species is emerging.

Neotropical Insects NV
Suriname

20 – Battus polydamas (Polydamus Swallowtail)
15 – Heraclides thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
10 – Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
40 – Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
15 – Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
45 – Dryas iulia (Julia Longwing)
15 – Anartia amathea (Scarlet Peacock)
5 – Hamadryas amphinome (Red Calico)
25 – Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
40 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
25 – Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
15 – Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 270

Bioproductores de El Salvador
El Salvador

10 – Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
36 – Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
15 – Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
20 – Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
20 – Eurytides thymbraeus (White-crested Swallowtail)
20 – Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Longwing)
10 – Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
10 – Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
10 – Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
30 – Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
25 – Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
10 – Papilio androgeus (Queen Page)
15 – Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
24 – Papilio torquatus (Band-gapped Swallowtail)
25 – Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)
25 – Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 305

Grand Total = 575

“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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