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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 Oxytenis modestia
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 10302
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; pasture; near ITEC dorm
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
I didn't see this species for the first several trips to Isla Colon made over five years. Then, in June 2014, it turned up at the lights in almost all habitats. It's a variable moth with an interesting caterpillar, seen here.
Identification source link:
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