Species page for Opisthoxia bella

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator # 10219

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m

June 25-27, 2014; moon new/waxing

160w MV light; rainforest clearing; rain

Frederick C. Mosher

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

For several years, the only Opisthoxia species present at lights on Isla Colon was O. formosante. This species, much larger but otherwise similar in appearance, turned up when I began consistently sampling areas in the rainforest interior. It will be interesting to see if it turns up in other areas, or if it is consistently a "forest species."

 

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

 

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