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Butterflies are some of nature’s most beautiful creatures, with the shiny blue Morpho butterfly standing out as among the most spectacular. But how do the colors and patterns featured on their wings evolve?
Butterfly Lovers Unite to Celebrate this Vividly Colorful Insect; Dedicated Overnight Package Pine Mountain, GA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 September
High food stress may impact wing size and coloration—both indicators of migratory success—in monarch butterflies
The stunning iridescent wings of the tropical blue Morpho butterfly might expand the range of innovative technologies according to a new study from an international team of researchers.
University of Florida lepidopterist Andrei Sourakov has spent his life’s work studying moths and butterflies.
GE Global Research announced on Monday that its researchers have developed a technology for new butterfly-inspired thermal imaging devices.
ORLANDO, Fla., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morpho (Safran group), worldwide leader in identity and secure credentials and leader in mobile telecommunications technologies, will be exhibiting at the CTIA Wireless and demonstrating that SIM cards are "Part of your world." Mobile communications technology is a vital part of our world today and in Orlando the company will showcase secure and comprehensive solutions that will shape the future of telecommunications. Morpho's main focus this year...
PHOTO CAPTION: Photograph of a Blue Morpho butterfly (Morpho menelaus) by Gregory Phillips The Blue Morpho (Morpho menelaus) is a beautifully iridescent tropical butterfly of the Central and South American regions.
A Morpho butterfly is one of over 80 described species of the genus Morpho. They are showy, neotropical butterflies found mostly in South America with a few species recorded in southern Mexico and Mesoamerica. Morphos range in wingspan from the3 inch (7.5 cm) M. rhodopteron to the imposing 8 inch (20 cm) Sunset Morpho, M. hecuba. The name Morpho derives from its use as an epithet of Venus. Many Morpho butterflies are colored in metallic, shimmering shades of blue and green. These colors...
- An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.