Santa Rita Arriba

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Santa Rita Arriba
Santa Rita Arriba is located in Panama
Santa Rita Arriba
Santa Rita Arriba
Coordinates: 9°20′24″N 79°46′48″W / 9.34000°N 79.78000°W / 9.34000; -79.78000Coordinates: 9°20′24″N 79°46′48″W / 9.34000°N 79.78000°W / 9.34000; -79.78000
CountryPanama
ProvinceColón
Population
 (2008)
 • Total2 184

Santa Rita Arriba is a town in the Colón province of Panama. This locality has a particular tropical forest and mountainous ecosystem; with elevation of 200 m above sea level. It is near the Panama Canal lakes and the Trinidad River. The area holds an important diversity of insects, and as a result, recently has been described a new rare moth of the genus Pavolechia.

Sources[edit]

  • World Gazetteer: Panama[dead link] – World-Gazetteer.com
  • Heppner, J.B. and Corro-Chang, P. 2017. Panama moth notes, The Neotropical Genus Pavolechia (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae: Anacampsinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 10(1-2): 67–70.