Morpho polyphemus is one of relatively few morphos that are white rather than blue. The species can be found in Mexico and Central America, and has ranged as far south as Costa Rica.
Morpho butterflies-there are over 80 species of morpho butterflies mostly found in South America as well as Mexico and Central America. The name “morpho” is thought to originate from the fact that these butterflies appear to change shape as they’re flying.
The background photo was taken by MyMy Butterfly at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia.
This specimen is encased in a 9"x9" frame.