Saturday, February 9, 2013

Fresh Sheet – February 9, 2013

This week’s shipment of pupae from the Philippines provided an illuminating education in live animal shipping for Life Sciences Manager Sarah Moore. Of course, all ended well for the 466 new pupae now emerging at our Tropical Butterfly House. Come by and see them!


41 - Papilio rumanzovia (Crimson Swallowtail)
19 - Papilio palinurus (Banded Peacock)
80 - Papilio lowii (Sunset Swallowtail)
80 - Idea leuconoe (Paper Kite)
80 - Doleschalia bisaltide (Autumn Leaf)
25 - Graphium agamemnon (Tailed Jay)
20 - Pachliopta kotzeboea (Pink Rose)
11 - Parthenos sylvia philippensis (The Clipper)
20 - Papilio polytes (Polite Swallowtail)
40 - Cethosia biblis (Red Lacewing)
10 - Ideopsis juventa (Wood Nymph)
40 - Hypolimnas bolina (Blue moon)

Total = 466

“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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