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Genus Morpho

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Morphinae tribe Morphini subtribe Morphina → genus Morpho Fabricius, 1807


Daughter taxa

Subgenera: 7 (7 illustrated). Species: 51 (29 illustrated). Subspecies: 229 (0 illustrated). Species.

Morpho absoloni May, 1924 [species]

Morpho achillaena Hübner 1816/24 [species]

M. a. violaceus

Morpho achilles (Linnaeus, 1758) [species]

M. a. achilles, M. a. achillides, M. a. adelaida, M. a. agamedes, M. a. briseis, M. a. coelestis, M. a. fischeri, M. a. glaisi, M. a. guaraunos, M. a. guerrerensis, M. a. neoptolemus, M. a. octavia, M. a. patroclus, M. a. phokylides, M. a. subtusfemina, M. a. theodorus, M. a. thetis, M. a. vitrea

Morpho amphitrion Staudinger [species]

Morpho athena Otero, 1966 [species]

Morpho breyeri Orfila 1963 [species]

Morpho catenarius Perry, 1811 [species]

M. c. argentinus, M. c. effigurata, M. c. marmorata, M. c. nigrescens

Morpho deidamia deidamia, 1819 [species]

M. d. deidamia, M. d. diffusa, M. d. diomedes, M. d. electra, M. d. granadensis, M. d. guaraura, M. d. hermione, M. d. lecerfi, M. d. neoptolemus, M. d. polybaptus, M. d. pyrrhus, M. d. steinbachi

Morpho diadema Fruhstorfer [species]

Morpho didius Hopffer, 1874 [species]

M. d. albomarginalis, M. d. argentiferus, M. d. bipunctata, M. d. flavolimbata, M. d. incompta, M. d. subrufa

Morpho epistrophis Hübner 1816/24 [species]

Morpho helena Staudinger [species]

M. h. demissa

Morpho helenor Cramer, 1776 [species]

M. h. achillaena, M. h. achillides, M. h. amazonicus, M. h. anakreon, M. h. charapensis, M. h. coelestis, M. h. cortone, M. h. corydon, M. h. guerrerensis, M. h. helenor, M. h. insularis, M. h. leontius, M. h. macrophthalmus, M. h. maculata, M. h. marajoensis, M. h. marinita, M. h. narcissus, M. h. octavia, M. h. papirius, M. h. peleus, M. h. pindarus, M. h. popilius, M. h. rugitaeniatus, M. h. telamon, M. h. theodorus, M. h. tucupita, M. h. ululina, M. h. violaceus, M. h. zonaras

Morpho iphiclus Felder 1862 [species]

M. i. martini

Morpho krugeri Röber 1927 [species]

Morpho leonte Hübner [species]

M. l. fagardi, M. l. songoana

Morpho leontius Felder 1867 [species]

Morpho metellus Cramer 1782 [species]

M. m. richardus, M. m. scipio

Morpho montezuma Guenée, 1859 [species]

Morpho nestor Cramer 1775 [species]

Morpho niepelti Röber, 1927 [species]

Morpho parallelus Le Moult 1933 [species]

Morpho patroclus Felder, 1861 [species]

M. p. agamedes, M. p. guaraunos, M. p. macrophthalmus, M. p. virescens

Morpho peleides Kollar, 1850 [species]

M. p. chocoanus, M. p. cortone, M. p. crispitaenia, M. p. insularis, M. p. luminosa, M. p. maculata, M. p. narcissus, M. p. tucupita, M. p. zonaras

Morpho staudingeri Niepelt 1927 [species]

Morpho thalpius Hübner 1806/16 [species]

Morpho urania Deyrolle 1860 [species]

Morpho violaceus Fruhstorfer, 1912 [species]

Morpho photos with superspecies identification

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