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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 Leucochimona lagora
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator #9519
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 15m
6-13 July, 2013; sun; 85F
primary rainforest; 3PM
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This butterfly closely resembles some species of the Satyrid genus Euptychia, particularly E. westwoodi, which is presnt in nearly all habitats on Isla Colon. Both species fly along forest edges, but lagora is more often found on trails in the rainforest interior.
Identification source link:
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