Species page for Hemeroplanes triptolemus

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator #10122

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m

27 June, 2014; 160w MV lamp

pasture/primary rainforest; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

I have found this species once at lights on Isla Colon, though it ranges widely throughout the Neotropics. This moth is better known for it caterpillar, which is a well-known snake mimic

 

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

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