Saturday, September 28, 2013

Fresh Sheet – September 28, 2013

In preparation for the reopening of our Tropical Butterfly House next Saturday, October 5th, we have received a nice shipment of pupae from Suriname.


25 - Battus polydamas (Polydamus Swallowtail)
05 - Heraclides thoas (Thoas Swallowtail)
50 - Heliconius melpomene (Postman)
06 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
50 - Dryas iulia (Julia Longwing)
15 - Catonephele orites (Orange-banded Shoemaker)
34 - Anartia amathea (Scarlet Peacock)
50 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
20 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 255

“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 comment:

  1. The butterfly in the photo is actually an Agrualis vanillae, a species that is on our permit but we have never before received from Suriname. This week, they were a surprise addition to the shipment and we got fifteen of them, most of which are already flying around the butterfly house!