I have also added species confirmed from northwestern Brazil (br) near the border with Colombia: Querari in Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, Brazil, even if they were only reported in Brazil.
Those species followed by ?? are confirmed from only one of the above listed countries and may or may not be in Colombia.
I am probably missing many endemics from Colombia, but will work on including them during the month of June (2010). Species confirmed for Colombia are followed by (C).
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Many thanks also to Greg Nielsen who has begun (February 6, 2011) to send me images and complete data. I am confirming his sightings with GN.
Hemeroplanes triptolemus, Km 13 via Acacias, Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia, 500m,
04°03’55.0 N 073°41’87.0 W, January 19, 2011, lfw=38mm, courtesy of Gregory Nielsen.
Many thanks also to Joakim Johansson (JJ) who has been sending images and data from Colombia.
Many thanks also to Humberto Calero Mejia who has sent recto and verso images of Pachylia syces from Cali, Valle del Cauca. He has also provided images from Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona, Isla Gorgona, Cauca, Colombia. Isla Gorgona is about 35 kilometers west of the pacific Coast of Colombia. These images are part of a project called Evaluación del estado actual de los objetos de conservación faunísticos en Isla Gorgona: una aproximación holística a la valoración ecológica de Parque Nacional Natural Gorgona: E phorbas: June 3 2011; E. anchemolus: May 27 2011; A. walkeri: June 1 2011; A. duponchel: May 31 2011.
Additional images sent are recto and verso for Callionima pan 28 May 2011; Callionima nomius 3 June 2011; Xylophanes chiron nechus 5 June 2011; Aellopos titan 31 May 2011.
Ag. cingulatus vep*
Adhemar. daphne ?
Aellopos ceculus C
Eumorpha adamsi ve
Hyles lineata vep
The following species are recorded in Venezuela, but not recorded in Ecuador. They might be present in eastern
M. d. tropicalis vp
M. s. paphus vp
Baniwa yavitensis ??
I. mossi fabiane ?
I. rimosa papayae
X. a. amadis
X. amadis meridanus
Xylophanes clarki ??
X. germen yurakano
X. p. porcus
X. tersa chaconi
The following species are listed from Panama and might be in northern Colombia:
C. antaeus medor
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