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Morpho Butterfly

Morpho helenor peleides

Description:

Large butterfly measuring 4" in diameter. Found feeding on pineapple rind at a hotel

Habitat:

Tropical wet forest at about 200 meter elevation at the base of a volcano and national park.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Common Morpho
Morpho helenor peleides


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12 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

my best morpho shot! Thanks Mayra!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wonderful!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

thanks empidonax! Thanks bayucca

empidonax
empidonax 9 years ago

Lovely shot!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Thanks Paul

PaulBeaudry
PaulBeaudry 9 years ago

Wow!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

Thanks...first time I ever got to se a morpho stand still for more than 2 seconds!

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 9 years ago

Fantastic!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 9 years ago

thanks misako, susan and maria!!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

beautiful butterfly and photo!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

gorgeous shot

misako
misako 9 years ago

beautiful!

LarryGraziano
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LarryGraziano

Mayorga, Provincia Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Aug 8, 2012
Submitted on Aug 23, 2012

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