Family Morphidae

Genus Morpho

Subgenus Iphimedeia
Group hercules
Morpho Hercules hercules  (Brazil)
  richardus  (Brazil)
Morpho Amphitrion amphitrion  (South America)
Group hecuba
Morpho Hecuba hecuba  (Surinam, L.Amazon)
Morpho Cisseis cisseis (South America)
phanodemus  (Peru)
Group telemachus
telemachus  (Guianas, Colombia - Bolivia, Andes, Amazon)
theseus  (Mexico - Peru)
justitiae  (Central America)
  Subgenus Iphixibia
anaxibia   (Brazil)
Subgenus Cytheritis
Group sulkowskyi 
sulkowskyi   (South America)
Group lympharis
lympharis  (Peru)
ockendeni
stoffeli
eros
nymphalis
Group rhodopteron
rhodopteron  (Columbia)
schultzei
Group portis
Morpho_portis_male.jpg (19296 bytes) portis (Brazil)
Morpho_partis_thamyris_Feld v.jpg (30862 bytes) thamyris   (Brazil)
Group zephyritis
Morpho Zephyritis zephyritis  (Bolivia, Peru)
Group aega
Morpho Aega aega   (Brazil)
Group adonis
Morpho Adonis adonis   (Guianas, Cayenne)
eugenia  (Guayana)
uraneis  (Brazil)
marcus
Subgenus Balachowskyna
Morpho Aurora aurora  (Bolivia)
Absoloni  (Peru)
Subgenus Cypritis
Group cypris
Morpho Cypris cypris  (Panama, Nicaragua - Colombia)
aphrodite  (Nicaragua)
Group rhetenor
Morpho_rhetenor_Cr.jpg (21099 bytes) rhetenor  (Surinam, Peru)
Morpho Caica cacica   (Peru, Columbia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Guiana)
diana
Morpho Helena helena
Subgenus Pessonia
Group polyphemus
morpho Polyphemus polyphemus  (Mexico - Costa Rica)
Morpho Luna luna  (Mexico)
Group catenaria
Morpho Catanarius_male.jpg catenarius   (Brazil)
laertes  (Rio de Janeiro)
titei (Paraguay)
Subgenus Grasseia
Group amathonte
Morpho Amathonte amathonte  (Central America, Colombia, Ecuador)
centralis
Group menelaus
Morpho_menealus.jpg (55901 bytes) menelaus  (Guianas - Bolivia)
occidentalis
mattogrossensis
morpho_nestira-s.jpg (24108 bytes) nestira
melacheilus
Morpho_didius_rubignosa_small.jpg (1536 bytes) didius   (Peru, Bolivia)
Morpho_godarti_assarpai.jpg (21204 bytes) godarti  (South America)
Subgenus Morpho
Group deidamia
Morpho_deidamia_erica 2.jpg (43796 bytes) deidamia  (Surinam, Bolivia, Amazon)
Morpho_deidamia_neoptolomous.jpg (18719 bytes) neoptolemus  (Peru)
Morpho_deidamia_erica 2.jpg (43796 bytes) electra
thermione
briseis
Group granadensis
granadensis  (Nicaragua - Ecuador, Colombia)
lycanor (Salidero, Ecuador)
Group rugitaeniata
rugitaeniata  (Colombia, Ecuador)
micropthalmus  (Columbia)
taboga   (Panama)
Group peleides
Morpho_Peleides.jpg (8956 bytes) peleides  (Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad)
montezuma
hyacinthus 
octavia (Central America)
corydon
marinita
confusa
Group peleus
peleus  (Colombia, Venezuela)
tobagoensis  (Tobago)
parallela  (Venezuela)
Group helenor
Morpho_Helenor_3.jpg (11657 bytes) helenor (Costa Rica, Argentina, Panama, Nicaragua)
papirius
morpho_Achilleana_Brasil.jpg (9191 bytes) achillaena (South America)
coelestis  (Bolivia)
trojana
leontius  (Venezuela, Bolivia)
Group achilles
morpho_Achilles_Brasil.jpg (8500 bytes) achilles  (Colombia to Paraguay)
morpho_patroclus_orestes_male.jpg (30397 bytes) patroclus   (Peru, Bolivia)
Morpho_pseudogamedes.jpg (23826 bytes) pseudagamedes
guaraunos  (Venezuela, Bolivia)
telamon
Group vitrea
vitrea  (Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia)

    

 

 

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