Morpho absoloni

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Morpho absoloni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Morpho
Species: M. absoloni
Binomial name
Morpho absoloni
May, 1924[1]

Morpho absoloni is a Neotropical butterfly.

Description[edit]

Morpho absoloni is a large butterfly with a wingspan of approximately 100 mm. The upperside of the male forewings is fluorescent metallic blue. There is a black mark at the apex of the wings which have a concave outer edge. The underside is brown with a line of ocelli.

Distribution[edit]

This species is present in Brazil and Peru.

References[edit]

  1. ^ May, E. 1924. Relatório das excursões effectuadas nos estados de Rio, Minas Geraes e Bahia. Boletim do Museu Nacional 1(5):367-375.
  • Le Moult (E.) & Réal (P.), 1962-1963. Les Morpho d'Amérique du Sud et Centrale, Editions du cabinet entomologique E. Le Moult, Paris.

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