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The Emperor

Morpho peleides

Habitat:

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory



1 species ID suggestions

DaneCole
DaneCole 6 years ago
The Emperor
Morpho peleides Morpho peleides

1 Comment

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Morpho peleides is no more an active name although it is still called Peleides. Today it is called Morpho helenor peleides. However, you would need an open wing shot to separate it from other Morpho sp.. I would go with Morpho helenor. Common name would be Common Morpho.
http://www.butterfliesofamerica.com/L/mo...

Lat: 43.14, Long: -79.06

Spotted on Jan 4, 2013
Submitted on Jan 7, 2013

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