Thursday, July 2, 2009

New Butterflies Arriving 7-3-2009

We have a lot of new species coming in on this weeks shipment! Butterflies we receive on the 3rd should be in flight by the middle of next week, maybe even sooner!

Attacus atlas, Atlas Moth, Southeast Asia: Considered to be the largest moth in the world. Has the largest wing area (63 square inches) of any lepidopteran.

Biblis hyperia, Crimson-banded Black, found from Paraguay through Mexico and sometimes even into southern Texas.

Doleschalia bisaltide, Autumn leaf, India and Australia. Really cool leaf mimic.

Opsiphanes tamarindi, Large Owlet, Neotropical. Same subfamily as our Giant Owls.

Papilio dardanus, Mocker Swallowtail, Africa

Tirumala limniace, Blue Tiger, Asia.

Tirumala septentrionis, Dark Blue Tiger, Asia.

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