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Species page for Xylophanes loelia

Records from Isla Colon:


Record Locator # 8802

Panama; B. del Toro; Isla Colon

lat 9.4070, long -82.3079; el 30m

26-31 June, 2011; 160w merc vapor lamp

pasture near primary forest; 8PM-5AM

Frederick C. Mosher






Field notes from Isla Colon:


Xylophanes loelia is one of the most common Sphinx moths on Isla Colon, and I have found it in most seasons and habitats.  

I have only found the very similar X. libya at one site, a jungle/secondary growth area along the coast near Boca del Drago.


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