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These are butterflies in the family Hesperiidae that I have recorded on Isla Colon. Each specimen includes collecting data and observations I have made over years of visits to the island.
Species page for Aleuron chloroptera
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 10017
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
June 25-27, 2014; moon new/waxing
160w MV light; rainforest clearing; rain
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This individual came to a mercury vapor lamp set up in a small clearing surrounded by rainforest, a site I have only begun to investigate. The species is widespread in the American tropics but I have only seen it once on Isla Colon.
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