Observation 54447: Favolus brasiliensis (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2009-01-13

Collection location: Chalalán Ecolodge, Madidi National Park, Aten Canton, Apolo Municipality, Franz Tamayo Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Colloquially known as “Pecho de Gallina” or “Chicken Breast.” Rather tough and tasteless if you ask me. Of course, the bugs appear to be perfectly happy.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

Proposed Names

65% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Acknowledged as local food source.
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: Native to tropical America. http://ppbio.inpa.gov.br/...

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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