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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 Megasoma elephas
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 9406
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m
13-16 Feb, 2013; 160w merc vapor lamp
pasture/primary rainforest; 8PM-5AM
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
This individual came to a light set up to attract moths in a pasture near old-growth rainforest. Both sexes are common at lights on Isla Colon.
Identification source link:
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