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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 Thysanopyga amarantha
Records from Isla Colon:
Record Locator # 9502
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 species is one of the most common moths on Isla Colon. It's a reliable presence at lights regardless of season or location, though I have yet to find it in interior rainforest sites.
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