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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 Hypercompe laeta
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locater #7817
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:
This species is common on Isla Colon. Males are far more common at lights that females, which is often the case with this group of moths at lights.
Identification source link:
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