Morpho godarti

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Godart's morpho
Morpho menelaus godarti.jpg
Museum Wiesbaden
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Morpho
Species: M. godarti
Binomial name
Morpho godarti
(Guérin-Méneville, 1844)

Morpho godarti, or Godart's morpho, is a Neotropical butterfly found in Peru and Bolivia.


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


  • 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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