Morpho helena

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Morpho helena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Morpho
Species: M. helena
Binomial name
Morpho helena
Staudinger, 1890

Morpho helena, the Helena morpho, is a Neotropical butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in the rainforests of northern South America.

The wingspan is 75 to 100 millimetres (3.0 to 3.9 in). Many authorities consider Morpho helena a subspecies of Morpho rhetenor, and thus is sometimes named Morpho rhetenor helena.

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