Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Stub-tailed Morpho
Morpho theseus Derolle, 1860

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Tribe: Morphini
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Range: Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras to Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela (source: Butterflies of America)
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Taxonomy Notes: Multiple subspecies in our region: Morpho theseus heraldica Niepelt, 1927; Morpho theseus justitiae Salvin & Godman, 1868; Morpho theseus oaxacensis Le Moult & Réal, 1962; Morpho theseus schweizeri (R. F. Maza, 1987) .
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