Morpho eugenia

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Eugene morpho
Morpho eugenia MHNT male dos.jpg
Male - Muséum de Toulouse
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Morpho
Species: M. eugenia
Binomial name
Morpho eugenia
Deyrolle, 1860

Morpho eugenia, the Eugene morpho, is a Neotropical butterfly found in French Guiana.

The name honours Empress Eugénie, the empress consort, as the wife of Napoleon III.

The male resembles the generally known Morpho aega, but the blue is duller and lighter. Forewing also above with the two white costal spots and with less black at the apex.

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