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Tampines Changkat Butterfly Enclosure

PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:24 pm
by green baron
Tampines Changkat Butterfly Enclosure, opened on 26 Nov 2011.
Coordinator : Suzana Ahmad
Location : Tampines Street 11 between block 124 and Tampines Court

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Butterfly List :

Re: Tampines Changkat Butterfly Enclosure

PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:35 pm
by green baron
24 Dec 2011

Photographers from ClubSnap taking photo of butterflies.
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Anuj,Suzana and Mr Tan - discussing how to make the enclosure and garden ecologically and socially sustainable.
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Victor rears caterpillars and releases butterflies into the enclosure.
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Cassia alata defloliated by Lemon Enigrant caterpillars.
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Lemon Emigrant caterpillars.
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Curry Leave plant defoliated by Common Mormon caterpillars.
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Re: Tampines Changkat Butterfly Enclosure

PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:52 pm
by green baron
24 Dec 2011

Butterfly list

Inside the enclosure : 9
1. *Papilio demoleus malayanus (Lime Butterfly) : 5, caterpillars feeding on Citrus sp
2. *Papilio polytes romulus (Common Mormon) : 2 (M+F), caterpillars feeding on Murraya koenigii (Curry Leave plant)
3. Eurema hecabe contubernalis (Common Grass Yellow) : 3
4. *Catopsilia pomona pomona (Lemon Emigrant) : >10, plenty of caterpillars feeding on Cassia alata (7 Golden Candle Stick)
5. Catopsilia scylla cornelia (Orange Emigrant) : 5, includes 3 individuals released by Victor
6. Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe (Mottled Emigrant) : 1
7. *Danaus chrysippus chrysippus (Plain Tiger) : > 10, feeding on Asclepias curassavica (Blood Flower)
8. Doleschallia bisaltide bisaltide (Autumn Leaf) : 10
9. Junonia hedonia ida (Chocolate Pansy) : 3

* caterpillars inside the enclosure

Outside the enclosure : 7

1. Appias libythea olferna (Striped Albatross) : 3
2. Eurema hecabe contubernalis (Common Grass Yellow) : 4
3. Catopsilia pomona pomona (Lemon Emigrant) : 2
4. Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe (Mottled Emigrant) : 1
5. Junonia hedonia ida (Chocolate Pansy) : 2
6. Zizula hylax pygmaea (Pygmy Grass Blue) : > 5
7. Pelopidas sp (Swift) : 1