Saturday, April 18, 2015

Fresh Sheet – April 18, 2015

Wednesday, April 22 is Earth Day! Once again, Pacific Science Center will be celebrating with special presentations and activities. Read all about them here:
http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/Environmental-Education/earth-day


Suministros Entomológicos Costerricenses, S.A.
Costa Rica

06 - Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
15 - Caligo eurilochus (Forest Giant Owl)
15 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
52 - Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
14 - Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
04 - Greta oto (Glasswing)
45 - Hamadryas laodamia (Starry Calico)
49 - Heliconius cydno (Cydno Longwing)
11 - Heliconius doris (Doris Longwing)
09 - Heliconius erato (Small Postman)
35 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
26 - Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
15 - Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
29 - Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
30 - Myselia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
10 - Opsiphanes tamarindi (Tamarind Owl)
26 - Papilio thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)

Total = 391

“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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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Fresh Sheet – April 11, 2015

This weekend there is going to be a lot of purple and gold at Pacific Science Center and not all of it will be in our Tropical Butterfly House. So come, visit for Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend and stay for the butterflies. It’s always fun!


Neotropical Insects NV
Suriname

05 - Battus polydamas (Polydamus Swallowtail)
35 - Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
30 - Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
30 - Dryas iulia (Julia Longwing)
30 - Anartia amathea (Scarlet Peacock)
30 - Biblis hyperia (Red Rim)
30 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
35 - Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
30 - Mechanitis polymnia (Polymnia Tigerwing)
15 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 270

Bioproductores de El Salvador

13 - Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
25 - Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
25 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
07 - Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
17 - Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Longwing)
10 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
30 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
25 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
40 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
25 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
25 - Papilio androgeus (Queen Page)
25 - Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
19 - Papilio torquatus (Band-gapped Swallowtail)
20 - Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
20 - Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)

Total = 326

Grand Total = 596

“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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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Fresh Sheet – April 4, 2015

The first week of April brings beautiful butterflies from Malaysia. Stop by our Tropical Butterfly House soon to experience the splendor!



Penang Butterfly Farm, Malaysia

75 - Catopsilia scylla (Orange Emigrant)
80 - Cethosia cyane (Leopard Lacewing)
40 - Danaus vulgaris (Blue Glassy Tiger)
25 - Hypolimnas bolina (Blue moon)
50 - Idea leuconoe (Paper Kite)
20 - Kallima paralekta (Malayan Leafwing)
15 - Papilio memnon (Great Memnon)
80 - Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper)
33 - Tirumala septentrionis (Dark Blue Tiger)
77 - Vindula dejone (The Cruiser)

Total = 495

“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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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Fresh Sheet – March 28, 2015

Some butterflies display different colors on their dorsal sides from their ventral sides. Some butterflies look the same on both sides. Why is that? Butterfly coloration is one of the beauties and mysteries of Lepidoptera. Explore the differences at our Tropical Butterfly House.



Bioproductores de El Salvador

06 - Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
25 - Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
20 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
25 - Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
20 - Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Longwing)
10 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
25 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
25 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
12 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
20 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
25 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
25 - Papilio androgeus (Queen Page)
25 - Papilio torquatus (Band-gapped Swallowtail)
12 - Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
20 - Parides montezuma (Montezuma Cattleheart)
12 - Parides photinus (Queen of Hearts)
10 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 317

“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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