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Butterfly

Menelaus Blue Morpho Butterfly

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

1 Species ID Suggestions

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Parthenos sylvia Parthenos sylvia - Wikipedia


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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

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

10768
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California, USA

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

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