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Morpho helenor

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Morpho helenor
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (André Sarrazin)
Morpho helenor (opened wings)
  • Morpho helenor (opened wings)
  • Morpho helenor
  • Morpho helenor (chrysalis)
  • Morpho helenor (caterpillar)
  • Morpho helenor (egg)

Groupe tab

Description

Sub-family

Morphinae

Geographical distribution

Americas central and southern, Mexico

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

10-17 cm

Host plants

Fabaceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

Calliandra sp.

Similar species

Morpho achilles, Morpho amathonte

French name
Morpho bleu
Scientific name
Morpho helenor
English name
Common morpho
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Nymphalidae

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