Saturday, February 1, 2014

Fresh Sheet – February 1, 2014

Some people may not be aware that our Tropical Butterfly House is a photographer’s dream. It’s replete with flowers, plants, and of course, beautiful butterflies! Come visit us and try to capture a photo of the ubiquitous Blue Morpho, like the one above, taken by PSC staff member Kris Pepper Hambrick.

El Salvador

20 - Caligo memnon (Owl Butterfly)
10 - Catonephele numilia (Numilia)
16 - Consul fabius (Tiger Leafwing)
10 - Heliconius erato (Small Postman)
08 - Heliconius hecale (Tiger Longwing)
08 - Heliconius hortense (Mountain Longwing)
17 - Heliconius ismenius (Ismenius Longwing)
20 - Lycorea cleobaea (Large Tiger)
40 - Morpho peleides (Blue Morpho)
15 - Morpho polyphemus (White Morpho)
25 - Myscelia ethusa (Royal Blue Butterfly)
10 - Parides photinus (Queen of Hearts)
12 - Prepona demophon (One-spotted Prepona)
10 - Prepona omphale (Blue Belly-Button)
10 - Siderone nemesis (Red-striped Leafwing)
15 - Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing)

Total = 246

“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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