Species page for Periphoba arcaei
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 10012
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
June 25-27, 2014; moon new/waxing
160w MV light; old-growth forest
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This large, robust moth is found from Mexico south through Central America. There is one record from Panama on the BoLD Systems site, representing the southern edge of the insect's range.
This individual came to a mercury vapor lamp set up in a small clearing in the middle of old-growth rainforest. I have not seen this species anywhere else on Isla Colon.
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