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Species page for Perophthalma lasus

Records from Isla Colon:


Record Locator #8548

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat  9.4225; long -82.3211; el 10m
9-12 Aug, 2010; sun; 90F
coastal road; nectaring; 9AM-2PM
Frederick C. Mosher



Field notes from Isla Colon:


I have found this very small metalmark in many habitats on Isla Colon, from fencerows and roadsides to rainforest trails. It's a pale, inconspicuous insect that melds with other low-flying butterflies along trails and roadsides.



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