|Mount Totumas cloud forest, Panama|
D. S. Fletcher, 1982
Trosia nigropunctigera, commonly known as the rosy ermine moth, is a lepidopteran in the family Megalopygidae native to the Neotropics. These moths are distributed across Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Ecuador and Peru.The species was first described by David Stephen Fletcher in 1982.
The thorax of Trosia nigropunctigera is densely clad with short hairs and is white or straw-coloured with six distinct red spots. The forewings are white or pale straw colour with a single row of black spots running across parallel with the rear margin. The head, abdomen, legs, and forewings are pink or red.
Trosia nigropunctigera is native to the rainforests and cloudforests of Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Ecuador and Peru. It is found at altitudes of between about 400 and 1,200 m (1,300 and 3,900 ft).
Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc. in the horticultural trade, is a genus that contains about 330 species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae). As presently conceived, it is distributed across much of South America, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies, with one species (O. ensatum) extending into Florida. Common names for plants in this genus include dancing-lady orchid and golden shower orchid.
Brassia is a genus of orchids classified in the subtribe Oncidiinae. It is native to Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and northern South America, with one species extending into Florida.
Prestoea is a genus of palms native to the Caribbean, Central and South America. Its range extends from Nicaragua and the Greater Antilles in the north to Brazil and Bolivia in the south.
Asplundia is a genus of plants belonging to the family Cyclanthaceae. They are distributed in the Neotropical realm from southern Mexico to southern Brazil.
Dicranopygium is a genus of plants belonging to the family Cyclanthaceae, first described as a genus in 1954. They are distributed in the Neotropical realm from southern Mexico to Peru.
Eschweilera is a genus of woody plants in the family Lecythidaceae first described as a genus in 1828. It is native to southern Mexico, Central America, South America, and Trinidad.
Gustavia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lecythidaceae described by Linnaeus in 1775. It is native to tropical Central America and South America. Many of the species are threatened; some are critically endangered Gustavia superba, though, is actually abundant in re-growing secondary forests. It grows in northern South America, from Panama south through the Andes as far as Ecuador, and along the Caribbean coast and in the Amazon basin. Gustavia flowers have numerous stamens, in some species as many as 1,200 in a single flower.
The long-tailed woodcreeper is a species of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily. It is monotypic within Deconychura, but formerly this genus also included the spot-throated woodcreeper.
Hirtella is a genus of 110 species of woody trees in family Chrysobalanaceae. It was first described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753. Hirtella naturally occurs in tropical forests throughout Latin America, the West Indies, southeast Africa, and Madagascar. The flowers are mainly pollinated by butterflies.
Stenospermation is a genus of plant in family Araceae native to South America and Central America.
Morpho deidamia, the Deidamia morpho, is a Neotropical butterfly. It is found in Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Suriname, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, and Brazil. It is a species group, which may be, or may not be several species. Many subspecies have been described.
Parides erithalion, the variable cattleheart, is a North and South American butterfly in the family Papilionidae. The species was first described by Jean Baptiste Boisduval in 1836.
Papilio menatius is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae.
Papilio isidorus is a butterfly of the family Papilionidae (swallowtails). The species was first described by Henry Doubleday in 1846. It is found in Central and South America.
Parides iphidamas, the Iphidamas cattleheart or Transandean cattleheart, is a species of Neotropical butterfly in the family Papilionidae.
Protographium agesilaus, the short-lined kite swallowtail, is a medium-sized butterfly of the family Papilionidae.
Mimoides euryleon, the false cattleheart swallowtail, is a species of butterfly in the family Papilionidae.
Mesosemia is a genus in the butterfly family Riodinidae present only in the Neotropical realm.
Lacmellea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1857. It is native to South America and Central America.
Trosia dimas, the rosy ermine, is a moth in the family Megalopygidae. It is found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, and Peru.