FloridaNaturePictures.com
Butterflies and Moths     

 



Blue Morpho

Blue Morpho

Blue Morpho


Blue Morpho
Morpho peleides
Nymphalidae Family
3/24/2004

Morpho Underside

Underside of Blue Morpho
The black, yellow, and red eyespots or ocelli deter predators.

Blue Morpho Mating

The Blue Morpho Mating.

 

This species is native to Central and South America
as well as the West Indies.
Males have more blue color to their wings.
Morphos are attracted to fermenting fruit.
They get pretty big and the wing span can be up to 4 3/4 inches.

Back



ButterfliesWildflowersOrchidsCactiFlowersAmphibiansReptilesInsects

Home
All Images Copywritten and Property of digitalwildlife.com