Common Brown Morpho - Antirrhea philoctetes

Lepidoptera

Joined November 2010

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Antirrhea philoctetes
Common Brown Morpho – Antirrhea philoctetes avernus

Antirrhea miltiades Fabricius 1793
A genus endemic to neotropical lowland and mid-elevation forest understorey. Although they do not exhibit the iridescent blue dorsal wing surfaces of Morpho, members of Antirrhea are quite large, and some species have rows of lavender spots on their hindwing margins.
Source: Encyclopedia of Life


Featured in Closeups In Nature on September 8/2011


Featured in Breathtaking Wild Animals & Plants on Sept 4/2011


Thank you All for the visit and wonderful support, so very much appreciated.
Butterfly Kisses, Johanna

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