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Species page for Sphecosoma alienum

Records from Isla Colon:


Record Locater #9475

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m

6-13 July, 2013; 160w merc vapor lamp

pasture/primary rainforest; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher



Field notes from Isla Colon:


This small moth is often present at lights on Isla Colon. It walks around the light waving its wings in circles.



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