Saturday, October 18, 2014

Fresh Sheet – October 18, 2014

This week’s shipment of pupae from Malaysia includes 60 Idea leuconoe (Paper Kite), subject of Life Science’s longevity study. Nine other tropical Asian species are hanging in the emerging window as well. Stop by our Tropical Butterfly House and take a look!


Penang Butterfly Farm
Malaysia

60 - Cethosia cyane (Leopard Lacewing)
04 - Chilasa clytia (Common Mime)
05 - Doleschalia bisaltide (Autumn Leaf)
24 - Hypolimnas bolina (Blue moon)
60 - Idea leuconoe (Paper Kite)
05 - Papilio memnon (Great Memnon)
39 - Papilio nephelus (Yellow Helen)
60 - Parthenos sylvia (The Clipper)
13 - Tirumala septentrionis (Dark Blue Tiger)
60 - 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.


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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Fresh Sheet – October 11, 2014

Still can’t Believe It? They’re everywhere and yet hard to see! This week we’ve received another 260 Greta oto (Glasswing) pupae from Costa Rica as well as 19 other species from El Salvador. Check them out!


Suministros Entomológicos Costerricenses, S.A.
Costa Rica

260 - Greta oto (Glasswing)

Bioproductores de El Salvador
El Salvador

20 - Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
20 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
20 - Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
20 - Eurytides branchus (Dual-spotted Swallowtail)
25 - Eurytides thymbraeus (White-crested Swallowtail)
10 - Heliconius erato (Small Postman)
15 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
30 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
25 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
25 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
25 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
30 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
30 - em>Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
17 - Papilio pilumnus (Three-tailed Swallowtail)
30 - Parides arcas (Arcas Cattleheart)
05 - Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
10 - Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)
10 - Siderone nemesis (Red-striped Leafwing)
10 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 377

Grand Total = 637

“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, October 4, 2014

Fresh Sheet – October 4, 2014

Believe It or Not!®, this week we’ve gotten a gigantic gaggle of great glittering Glasswings, gorgeous Greta otos! You’ve got to see their see-through wings – if you can.



Suministros Entomológicos Costerricenses, S.A.
Costa Rica

15 - Caligo eurilochus (Forest Giant Owl)
20 - Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
14 - Eueudes isabella (Isabella’s Longwing)
300 - Greta oto (Glasswing)
10 - Hamadryas februa (Gray Calico)
10 - Hamadryas laodamia (Starry Calico)
14 - Heliconius cydno (Cydno Longwing)
10 - Heliconius doris (Doris Longwing)
15 - Heliconius erato (Small Postman)
25 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
10 - Heliconius hewitsoni (Hewitson’s Longwing)
25 - Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
10 - Heliconius sapho (Sapho Longwing)
07 - Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
50 - Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
30 - Myselia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
15 - Nessaea aglaura (Aglaura Olivewing)
25 - Papilio thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
10 - Parides iphidamas (Transandean Cattleheart)
10 - Siproeta epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page)

Total = 625

“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, September 27, 2014

Fresh Sheet – September 27, 2014

Check out our new, improved Tropical Butterfly House. Jenn and her Horticultural volunteers have worked hard to transform the indoor jungle into a visual paradise! Now there is more light, more scents and the appearance of more butterflies. Come see for yourself!


Bioproductores de El Salvador

06 - Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
25 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
10 - Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
30 - Eurytides thymbraeus (White-crested Swallowtail)
15 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
10 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
25 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
12 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
30 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
30 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
10 - Papilio androgeus (Queen Page)
30 - Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
10 - Parides arcas (Arcas Cattleheart)
14 - Prepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
20 - Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)
10 - Siderone nemesis (Red-striped Leafwing)
24 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 311

Neotropical Insects NV, Suriname

15 - Battus polydamas (Polydamus Swallowtail)
15 - Heraclides thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
30 - Heraclides anchisiades (Ruby-spotted Swallowtail)
35 - Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
10 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
30 - Dryas iulia (Julia Longwing)
35 - Anartia amathea (Scarlet Peacock)
15 - Biblis hyperia (Red Rim)
40 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
20 - Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
25 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 270

Grand Total = 581

“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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