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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 Gonodonta sinaldus
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 8921
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m
26-31 June, 2011; 160w merc vapor lamp
pasture near primary forest; 8PM-5AM
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This small moth is common and widely distributed throughout much of the American tropics, but I have only found it once on Isla Colon, at a mercury vapor light on a rainly night in a pasture near the rainforest.
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