Species page for Dyspteris tenuivitta

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator # 9830

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m

23-27 March 2014; moon new/waxing

160w MV light/sheet

Frederick C. Mosher

 

 

Field Notes from Isla Colon:

 

I have found this species once, at lights in an open pasture area. The genus name Dyspteris referes to the "bad wing" quality of its hindwings, which are challenging to arrange without destroying.

 

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

 

 

 

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