Species page for Lycorea cleobaea atergatis (subfamily Danaeinae)

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator #08537

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat  9.4225; long -82.3211; el 10m
9-12 Aug, 2010; sun; 90F
coastal road; nectaring; 9AM-2PM
Frederick C. Mosher

 

 

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

I have found this striking butterfly occasionally on isla Colon, nectaring at red flowers along paths in deeply shaded forest. It superficially resembles certain Heliconiid species on the island, but is larger and more boldly marked than these butterflies.

 

 

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