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Menelaus Blue Morpho Butterfly


One of the thirty species of butterfly in the subfamily Morphinae. Its wingspan is approximately 12 cm and its dorsal fore wings and hind wings are a bright, iridescent blue edged with black.


Tends to live in damp/wet environments where its cool and warm. They spend most of their time in lower shrubs and trees.

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Parthenos sylvia Parthenos sylvia - Wikipedia

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Hi 10768
I think ornithoptera80 suggestion is right. Please alter your scientific name and notes accordingly. Thanks.

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California, USA

Spotted on May 20, 2020
Submitted on May 20, 2020

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