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Morpho aega Hübner, 1822

Самец  Morpho aega

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Morphinae tribe Morphini subtribe Morphina genus Morpho subgenus Cytheritis → species Morpho aega

Species name(s)

Morpho (Cytheritis) aega Hübner, 1822 = Leonte aega Hübner, [1822] = Morpho typica Fruhstorfer.

Aega Morpho

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:15096

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Neotropic.

Primary colors

Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Самец  Morpho aega

Subspecies Morpho aega

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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17.01.2011 17:08, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Kind of interesting because it is the smallest species of the genus Morpho.
The wingspan of no more than our butterfly Machaon.

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