Discover butterflies of the world : Morpho

🇬🇧 Morpho butterflies are among the largest butterflies with a wingspan of around 20 cm. These butterflies are found in the tropical forests of Central and South America. The underside of the wings contains ocelli (round spots) imitating eyes of birds to scare these predators.

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Morpho helenor (Cramer, 1776) © F. Mallard