Concepción Pápalo

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Concepción Pápalo
Municipality and town
Country  Mexico
State Oaxaca
 • Total 94.4 km2 (36.4 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,920
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)

Concepción Pápalo is a town and municipality in Oaxaca in south-western Mexico. The municipality covers an area of 94.4 km². It is part of Cuicatlán District in the north of the Cañada Region.

As of 2005, the municipality had a total population of 2,920.[1]

Moth Homoeocera papalo is named after the town.[2]


  1. ^ "Concepción Pápalo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved June 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ Laguerre, Michel (2010). "Description of two new Homoeocera Felder from Guatemala and Mexico (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Arctiinae, Euchromiini)". ZooKeys. 33: 29–38. doi:10.3897/zookeys.33.275. 

Coordinates: 17°51′N 96°52′W / 17.850°N 96.867°W / 17.850; -96.867