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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 Synargis palaeste
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator #9884
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
23-27 March 2014; moon new/waxing
flying on rainforest trail
Frederick C. Mosher
Field notes from Isla Colon:
I have found this species only once on Isla Colon, deep in old-growth rainforest. It was flying near an overgrown trail, perching on the underside of overhanging leaves.
Identification source link:
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