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Lepidoptera of Barro Colorado Island, Panama

William T. M. Forbes

Lepidoptera of Barro Colorado Island, Panama

by William T. M. Forbes

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Published by Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lepidoptera -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William T.M. Forbes.
    SeriesBulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology -- v. 85, no. 4; v. 90, no. 2
    ContributionsHarvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21725911M

    texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Flora of Barro Colorado Island, Panama by Standley, Paul Carpenter, Publication date Topics Botany Publisher City of Washington: The . Marecidia achrysa is a moth of the subfamily was described by William Trowbridge Merrifield Forbes in It is found in Panama.. The wingspan is about 30 mm. The forewings are deep black, with a green basal spot and a deep crimson elliptical spot below the cell.

    Panama ISBN: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Environmental Intelligence Unit Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data Condit, Richard, Tropical forest census plots: methods and results from Barro Colorado Island, Panama and a comparison with other plots / Richard Condit. p. cm. — (Environmental. Foraging Behavior of Odontomachus bauri on Barro Colorado Island, Panama Article (PDF Available) in Psyche A Journal of Entomology () .

      Barro Colorado Island: Day Trip on Barro Colorado - See 47 traveler reviews, 29 candid photos, and great deals for Panama Province, Panama, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. A survey of Lepidoptera reared from seeds and fruits primarily on Barro Colorado Island, Panama, yielded specimens of Tortricidae representing 20 species. Nearly 90% of reared tortricids and 65% of the species are members of the tribe Grapholitini, a group that includes numerous economically important pests of fruit worldwide.


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A mecca for tropical biologists, Barro Colorado Island and five surrounding peninsulas provide easy access to central Panama’s of lowland tropical forest. The 1, hectare island was formed when engineers dammed the Chagres River in to create Gatun Lake, the main channel of the Panama.

The Smithsonian Institute charged for the boat trip from Gamboa dock to the Barro Colorado Island (about half an hour each way), a jungle trip with an experienced guide of less than 2 hours (relatively easy tracks and during a very limited time reducing the chances to see any /5(47).

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Full text of "Lepidoptera of Barro Colorado Island" — The Lepidoptcra of Barro Colorado Island, Panama By William T.

Forbes Cornell University, Ithaca, New York TABLE OF CONTENTS Family EL • m. Aroundthe Chagres River was dammed to fill the Panama Canal. Cerro Barro Colorado, cut off from the mainland by the rising water, became a 1, ha island (M. Solano pers. comm.). The island is entirely covered by lowland tropical forest with some anthropogenic clearings, locations Cited by: 6.

This chapter summarizes the knowledge of liana ecology that has been gained from studies on Barro Colorado Island (BCI) and the adjacent forests of the Barro Colorado Nature Monument (BCNM), located in central Panama. It synthesizes some of the early groundbreaking studies of lianas of BCI and the BCNM.

Study site. Barro Colorado Island (°N, °W, –m asl) in Panama is a biological reserve. It receives an annual average rainfall of mm, and has an annual average daily maximum air temperature of °C. Barro Colorado Island: Book in Advance - See 47 traveler reviews, 29 candid photos, and great deals for Panama Province, Panama, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

Barro Colorado is a 4,acre island in the middle of the Panama Canal. Nearly six times the size of New York's Central Park, the island is at the heart of a wildlife sanctuary that straddles surrounding peninsulas jutting into the famous waterway.

The island. cm long acuminate acute anthers anthesis axillary axils basal Bocas del Toro bracts branches calyx Canal Zone Capsules chiefly cm diam cm long cm wide Coclé conspicuously corolla Costa Rica Croat Darién dehiscing dry season elliptic epiphytic erect filaments first flat flattened fleshy flowers Flowers and fruits forest in Chiriqui.

Barro Colorado Id., Panama, holotype Nov. 23,(Bates) ; para- types from the same place, Nov. Jan. 29 (Bates). Group II. Hind icing nearly as broad as long, ample, the scaling fine, even and spaced, except along costa arid upper half of cell where it.

These bats are locally abundant in the Panama Canal Zone, and commonly roost in buildings such as the laboratory on Barro Colorado Island where this study was carried out. Homing experiments showed this species to be capable of returning to the roost from distances up to 50 km, but not from km.

Night roosting was not observed. My observations were made on Barro Colorado Island (BCI), located (7° 09' N, 79 51° ' VV i)n Lake Gatun, a man-made lake forming part of the Panama Canal. An account of the basic ecology of the forest is given in Leigh el al.

BCI receives an average of mm of rain per year, of which about. Book your tickets online for Barro Colorado Island, Panama Province: See 47 reviews, articles, and 29 photos of Barro Colorado Island, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Panama / TripAdvisor reviews.

Barro Colorado is a must-visit for nature lovers and animal enthusiasts. Book your tour to the park well in advance to avoid disappointment. The forest trail is about miles (2 kilometers) long and steep in some places. Wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt, hat, and comfortable shoes with sturdy tread.

It was described by William Trowbridge Merrifield Forbes in It is found on Barro Colorado Island in the middle of the Panama Canal. Note: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index and Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms both give the authority as "Fabes", but the original description, linked below, was by William T.

Forbes. "This tour of a lush, forested island in Panama is a mostly successful blend of coffee-table nature book and science narrative on tropical ecology.

Photographer Ziegler and ecologist Leigh spent more than a year on Barro Colorado Island trying to capture the essence of what makes the island a priceless jewel, to 'lift the green curtain' on the Reviews: 2. "This book introduces rain forests and their ecological organization, using the tropical rain forest on Barro Colorado Island, Panama as a representative.

Three essential questions addressed in the book are: How do tropical forests stay green with so many herbivores. Why do tropic forests have such diverse flora and fauna?Reviews: 1.

We will cruise along the Gatun Lake in the Panama Canal to the Barro Colorado Natural Monument (BCNM), administered by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. You will discover the splendor of the tropical rainforest in Barro Colorado, the largest forested island in the Panama Canal waterway.

The story of Barro Colorado Island unfolds in the early 20th century, with the building of the Panama Canal. At the time, Barro Colorado was a hill, called West Hill, located in the Chagres River.Robert B.

Srygley's 77 research works with 2, citations and 5, reads, including: Magnetic material in migratory and non-migratory Neotropical Lepidoptera: a Magnetic Resonance study.More than sand fly individuals collected from seven shoreline and five interior forest sites on Barro Colorado Island, Panama contained 17 Lutzomyia and 2 Brumptomyia species determined by morphology DNA barcodes distinguish species of tropical Lepidoptera.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. ; – [PMC free article]