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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 sesostris zestos female
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator #9125
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4225; long -82.3211; el 10m
15-20 July 2012; sun/clouds; 85F
trail through old-growth forest
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
Like the other Parides females on Isla Colon, this species tends to stay in the forest understory, while the males take nectar and perch or chase each other along the forest edge.
Identification source link:
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