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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 Philaethria dido
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator #9384
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 15m
13-16 Feb, 2013; sun/clouds; 85F
patrolling; primary rainforest; 2PM
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
On Isla Colon, this beautiful insect is occasionally found along the forest edge. The very similar Nymphalidae species, Siproeta stelenes, is much more commonly encountered.
Identification source link:
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