Species page for Hylesia umbrata

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator # 7916

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat 9.4225; long -82.3211; el 10m

20-30 Dec 2009; moon new/waxing

160w merc vapor lamp; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher

 

 

 

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

Hylesia is a large genus that includes many similar-looking moths, distrubted widely thoughout the American tropics. Hylesia umbrata is a typical representative of the genus, and the species is relatively 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.