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species

Morpho achilles (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Morpho »  subgenus Morpho

Scientific synonyms

Papilio achilles Linnaeus, 1758 o
Morpho pseudagamedes Weber (nomen nudum) nud.

Type taxon of:Morpho Fabricius, 1807 (Papilio achilles Linnaeus, 1758), Heliornis Billberg, 1820 (Papilio achilles Linnaeus, 1758)

Images

Morpho achilles achilles

Morpho achilles achilles, male

Author: Didier Descouens

Morpho achilles

Author: Zdeněk Hanč

Morpho achilles achilles

Morpho achilles achilles, male

Author: Didier Descouens

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Similar species

Morpho helenor (Cramer, 1776) - Helenor Morpho

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Morpho achilles achilles (Linnaeus, 1758)

Morpho achilles achilles

subspecies Morpho achilles agamedes Fruhstorfer, 1912
subspecies Morpho achilles fischeri Weber, 1962
subspecies Morpho achilles glaisi Le Moult & Réal, 1962
subspecies Morpho achilles guaraunos Le Moult, 1925
subspecies Morpho achilles guerrerensis Le Moult & Réal, 1962
subspecies Morpho achilles patroclus C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861

Morpho achilles patroclus

subspecies Morpho achilles phokylides Fruhstorfer, 1912
subspecies Morpho achilles theodorus Fruhstorfer, 1907
subspecies Morpho achilles vitrea Butler, 1866

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Explanations

o original combination

nud. invalid name - nomen nudum