Saturday, November 12, 2011

Fresh Sheet – November 12, 2011

With the weather turning cold and the days growing shorter, now is a good time to visit the warmth and light of the Tropical Butterfly House.

El Salvador

30 - Battus belus (Belus Swallowtail)
25 - Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
10 - Colobura dirce (Mosaic butterfly)
25 - Consul fabius (Tiger Leafwing)
14 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
10 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
10 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
20 - Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
30 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
30 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
30 - Papilio cresphontes (Giant Swallowtail)
10 - Papilio erostratus (Dusky Swallowtail)
10 - Parides photinus (Queen of Hearts)
20 - Prepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)

Total = 274

“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.


  1. May I ask what leaf is the butterfly stays? I just want to know it. Thanks. :)

    1. Our Horticulturist, Jeff Leonard, tells us that the leaf in question is Hibiscus sinensis ‘Snow Queen’- a variegated form of Hibiscus. Thank you for asking.