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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 sp 1
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locater #
9509 Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m
6-13 July, 2013 ovipositing at night
pasture near rainforest; 10PM
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
The three individuals pictured in this gallery may be one species, possibly H. muzina. Any help with determination is welcome. This moth was found ovipositing at night on citrus trees in an open area.
Identification source link:
To help with identification, email me at email@example.com. Please include specimen locator number.