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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 Morpho peleides
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator #9218
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4070, long -82.3079
15-20 July 2012; banana bait trap
trail through primary forest
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This species is common on Isla Colon in all seasons and habitats. It comes to banana bait in both pasture and forest, and is a familiar sight flapping along the forest edge.
Identification source link:
To help with identification, email me at email@example.com. Please include specimen locator number.
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