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Located

    Blue Morpho Butterflies are located in Central and South
    America and some parts of Mexico.

Diet

    The Blue Morpho Butterfly will generally eat rotting or
    fermenting fruit using its probiscus.

Habitat

    The Blue Morpho Butterfly lives high in the canopy of the
    rainforest.

Size

    Blue Mophos grow to be approximately 5 - 6 inches wide.

Reproduction

    Blue Morpho Butterflies lay eggs which in turn become
    caterpillars.  The caterpillars will later form a chrysallis
    and become an adult.
 
Blue Morpho Butterfly
(Morpho menelaus)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Arthropoda
Class:   Insecta
Order:   Lepidoptera
Family:   Nymphalidae
Genus:   Morpho
Species:    menelaus
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IUCN Status:
Not Listed
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