Saturday, February 28, 2015

Fresh Sheet – February 28, 2015

Come in from the cold of the Polar Science Weekend and stop by our Tropical Butterfly House. Simply transport yourself to the tropics.


Bioproductores de El Salvador

6 - Archeoprepona demophoon (Hubner’s Prepona)
30 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
25 - Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
25 - Eurytides thymbraeus(White-crested Swallowtail)
15 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
30 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
10 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
07 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
10 - Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
35 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
30 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
15 - Papilio androgeus (Queen Page)
30 - Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
12 - Papilio torquatus (Band-gapped Swallowtail)
25 - Parides photinus (Queen of Hearts)
11 -Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)

Total = 316

“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, February 21, 2015

Fresh Sheet – February 21, 2015

This time of year Costa Rica experiences rainy weather conditions that tend to affect butterfly pupation. In spite of that, we have a beautiful selection for all to see – or in the case of Greta oto (Glasswing) - try to see. Check them out!


Suministros Entomológicos Costerricenses, S.A.
Costa Rica

15 – Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
05 - Brassolis isthmia (Small-spotted Owl)
10 – Caligo eurilochus (Forest Giant Owl)
16 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
68 - Catonephele numilia (Halloween Butterfly)
04 - Eryphanis polyxena (Purple Mort Bleu Owl)
03 - Eueudes isabella (Isabella’s Longwing)
40 - Greta oto (Glasswing)
26 - Heliconius cydno (Cydno Longwing)
50 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
17 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
57 - Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
31 - Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
34 - Myselia cyaniris (Blue Wave Butterfly)
06 - Opsiphanes quiteria (Scalloped Owl)
09 - Siproeta epaphus (Rusty-tipped Page)

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, February 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day from Pacific Science Center, Animal Care, and our naked mole rats. In honor of the occasion, today Animal Caretakers presented the colony with seasonal edibles.

How do you like their heart-beets?

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Fresh Sheet – February 14, 2015

Can you think of a more romantic place to spend a winter’s day than our Tropical Butterfly House? Bring your Valentine by this week to see our latest butterflies.



Neotropical Insects NV
Suriname

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

Totals = 270


Bioproductores de El Salvador

20 - Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
30 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
30 - Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
11 - Heliconius charitonius (Zebra Longwing)
06 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
30 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
10 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
06 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
30 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
12 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
10 - Papilio androgeus (Queen Page)
25 - Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
13 - Papilio torquatus (Band-gapped Swallowtail)
15 - Parides photinus (Queen of Hearts)
10 - Archeoprepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
14 - Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)
10 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 282

GRAND TOTAL = 552


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