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LAST UPDATED JUNE 7, 2016

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL CLIENTS:
We have finally had our phone service restored.so our 813-963-6643 line is back in service but we lost our FAX line 813-960-0273 so we cannot receive faxes. If you want to send a printed copy of your order you should scan it and send it via our E-mail service using our E-mail address miguels@tropicalbutterflies.com otherwise just send it via E-mail as usual. Thank you for your patience.
Among the many new species are some outstanding great US species such as COLIAS BEHRII, PAPILIO POLYXENES COLORO, PAPILIO RUTULUS, ZERENE CESONIA, EUCHLOE OLYMPIA, ANTHOCARIS SARA and CETHURA, GYROCHEILUS PATROBAS and NYMPHALIS ANTIOPA as well as the Costarrican MORPHO HELENOR MARINITA-pairs and a magnificent selection of Panamanian and Peruvian ITHOMIDS.

In the moths we have SPHINGICAMPA HUBBURDI and MONTANA pairs. In THE ORIENTAL BUTTERFLIES are HESTINA ASSIMILIS, PAPILIO MAACKII MAACKII spring form, PAPILIO PARIS GEDEENSIS, PAPILIO DEMOLEUS, GRAPHIUM RHESUS, CATOPSILIA SCYLLA, INACHUS IO, DELIAS AURANTIACA, SPLENDIDA and TIMORENSIS. We also have some great LUCANIDS and a beautiful blue dragonfly from Sulawesi. We have a few near perfect DEATH"S HEAD MOTHS ACHERONTIA available.

Africa is represented by the largest Papilio of Africa; ANTIMACHUS as well as CHARAXES EUPALE, HADRIANUS, SMARAGDALIS and SALAMIS PARHASSUS and PSEUDACRAEA CLARKI.

We also invite you to go over our latest update for some interesting new species.

PLEASE NOTE - we do not exchange specimens nor can we ship insects outside the USA. New minimum order $40. Minimum shipping charges $10.

Our supplies and equipment lists are somewhat out of date and we only have some smaller Riker mounts, spreading boards, mounting strips, insect pins and insect bags. We have discontinued exhibit cases, relaxing fluid, mounting kits and forceps. A new list will appear in the future.

Other Interesting Species

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1P-100 new

PAPILIO MENANTIUS COELEBS

Size: 9.4 cm. Large sp.—scarce—Peru-one only

$15.00 A1

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1P-118 new

PARIDES AGAVUS

Size: 7 cm. Black, white and red, distinctive sp.-male

$12.00 A1

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1N-178 new

PREPONA OMPHALE OCTAVIA

Size: 6.5 cm. Only found in Northern Central America-male has exquisite colors-pairs

$15.00 Pair

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1H-152 new

EUIEDES THALES

Size: 6 cm. uncommon butterfly resembling some larger Heliconius

$4.00 A1   $3.00 A1/A-   $2.00 A-

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3E-097

DELIAS CAENEUS

Extraordinary beauty—Seram

$5.00 A1

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3N-022

KALLIMA INACHUS

China

$3.50 A1

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3L-008 new

DANIS SP.

of great beauty. West Irian.Wings are fine but may have antenna problem.

$4.00 A1

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4N-016 new

CHARAXES EUPALE

Size: 4.75 cm. All green butterfly

$2.00 A1

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6H-015 new

COPIOPTERYX SEMIRAMIS ANDENSIS

Magnificent species with long tails—Peru

$45.00 A1

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8T-112 new

NEUROBASIS CHINENSIS

Size: 6.5 cms. cm. brilliant metallic green sp.

$3.50 A1