Species page for Hypercompe species 2

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locater #8637

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat  9.4096, long -82.3091; el 15m

9-12 Aug, 2010; 160w merc vapor lamp

pasture/primary rainforest; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher

 

 

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

In general, this genus is quite common on Isla Colon. The variation within species of the large white Hypercompe makes determination of the three individuals pictured in the gallery difficult. They may be one species, possibly H. muzina.  

 

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

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