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Morpho aega Hübner, 1822

Самец  Morpho aega


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. [9, 85, 187]

Aega Morpho.



This species marks on the maps: 1.

Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Самец  Morpho aega

Subspecies of Morpho aega


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov.

The species characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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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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