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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 Parides iphidamas male
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator #9870
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
23-27 March 2014; moon new/waxing
light gap in forest
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.
Identification source link:
To help with identification, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include specimen locator number.
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