Species page for Parides arcas mylotes male

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator #9963

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
27 June 2014; moon new/waxing
Flying along forest edge/pasture
Frederick C. Mosher

 

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

This species is the least frequently encountered of the three Parides species on Isla Colon. It has a weaker flight than its congeners, but like them it visits the lantana flowers along the forest edge. Females are more often found in the open than other Parides.

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

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