Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Menelaus Morpho
Morpho menelaus amathonte Deyrolle, 1860

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Tribe: Morphini
Wing Span:
Life History:
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Range: This subspecies is the only subspecies in our region; it is found from Nicaragua to Panama (source: Butterflies of America).
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: More than 15 subspecies exist, all but one are found in South America.
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