Species page for Parides sesostris zestos male

Records from Isla Colon:

 

Record Locator #9868

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
23-27 March 2014; moon new/waxing
forest edge, day
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 and I have seen them engage in chasing behavior.

 

Identification source link:

 

http://www.boldsystems.org

To help with identification, email me at identification@panamainsects.org. Please include specimen locator number.