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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.




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