Species page for Parides iphidamas female

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator #9127

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4225; long -82.3211; el 10m
15-20 July 2012; sun/clouds; 85F
coastal road; nectaring; 9AM-1PM
Frederick C. Mosher

 

Field notes from Isla Colon:

 

This striking butterfly is common in the winter months. The males visit lantana flowers along the forest edge, while the females tend to stay in the shaded forest understory, although this individual was found nectaring along a forest road.

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

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