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Species page for Rhabdatomis laudamia 

Records from Isla Colon:


Record Locater #8729

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m

26-31 June, 2011; 160w merc vapor lamp

pasture near primary forest; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher



Field notes from Isla Colon:


This is one of many insects in several orders (Coleoptera, Blattodea, Lepidoptera) that mimic "lightning bugs" (family Lampyridae). This species is very common at lights on Isla Colon.



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