Morpho godarti

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Godart’s Morpho
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Museum specimen.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Morphini
Genus: Morpho
Species: M. godarti
Binomial name
Morpho godarti
(Guérin-Méneville, 1844)

Godart’s Morpho, Morpho godarti, is a Neotropical butterfly found in Peru and Bolivia.

Etymology[edit]

The butterfly was named to honour the French entomologist Jean Baptiste Godart.

References[edit]

  • Le Moult (E.) & Réal (P.), 1962-1963. Les Morpho d'Amérique du Sud et Centrale, Editions du cabinet entomologique E. Le Moult, Paris.
  • Paul Smart, 1976 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World in Color.London, Salamander:Encyclopedie des papillons. Lausanne, Elsevier Sequoia (French language edition)ISBN 9780948427046 ISBN 0600313816 page 235 fig.6(Bolivia)

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