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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 Gamelia musta
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 10431
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
June 17-27, 2014; moon new/waxing
160w MV light; pasture; hill near forest
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This interesting moth is the only representative of its genus that I have found so far on Isla Colon.
It's worth noting that the pastures and forests where G. musta occurs on Isla Colon also support healthy populations of red-eyed tree frogs (Agalychnis callidryas). The red eye spots on the moth's hindwing exactly match the frog's eyes in both color and size.
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