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Blue Morpho

Morpho peleides

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bayucca 4 years ago

I apologize, Mauricio, but the last one is definitely a Caligo sp.!

MauricioGamboa 4 years ago

Hey Juan,

It's the same one in all pictures...

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 4 years ago

mmm, the bright blue butterfly is a Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides), but the butterfly with the big "eye" on the wing is a different specie, Caligo memnon

valleyofcolours 4 years ago

i like all

DanielePralong 4 years ago

The eye spots on the butterfly on the last shot are very much like those of the Owl butterfly, Caligo memnon

Heredia, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.46, Long: -84.01

Spotted on Sep 16, 2011
Submitted on Sep 27, 2011


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