Species page for Cratoplastis diluta

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locater #9402

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m

13-16 Feb, 2013; 160w merc vapor lamp

pasture/primary rainforest; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher

 

 

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

When resting with folded wings, this moth is a remarkable lightining-bug mimic (family Lampyridae). It is common at lights on Isla Colon.

 

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

To help with identification, email me at identification@panamainsects.org. Please include specimen locator number.