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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 Tachychlora amilletes
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 10232
Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon
Lat 9.4070, Long -82.3079 [ITEC] el 10m
June 25-27, 2014; moon new/waxing
160w MV light; rainforest clearing
Frederick C. Mosher
Field Notes from Isla Colon:
I have found this species at lights once, in the interior of a stand of old-growth rainforest. Its very unsual caterpillar is illustrated at the link below.
Identification source link:
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