Tribe MORPHINI

The tribe MORPHINI contain 2 subtribes. The subtribes contain the genera.

 

Subtribe: ANTIRRHEINA

Subtribe: MORPHINA

 

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Genus MORPHO

The following species are members of the genus MORPHO and they are represented on this homepage.

This genus contain about 70 species and it is a big group of NYMPHALIDAE. MORPHO butterflies are from South America (NEOTROPIC). This butterflies have  flouresce blue on there wings.  This optical phenominon based on  refraction and  interference.  

 

 

 

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