10 Most Beautiful Butterflies In The World
10. Blue Morpho
Blue morpho butterfly is one of the largest butterflies in the world with wingspan 5-6 inches. They are mainly found in tropical forests of South and Central America. Blue morpho butterflies are easily recognized by their vivid blue colored wings with black edges.
The wings of male morpho butterflies appears more brighter and beautiful than that of females.The underpart of blue morpho’s wings are in brown color with number of eyespots. The back parts of wings also helps blue morpho to make camouflage such that they can hide from potential predators like lizards, frogs and birds.
Blue morpho butterflies spent most of time in lower shrubs of tropical forests. But they become visible to all sections of the forest during mating season. The beautiful butterflies also release strong smell from their glands when they being threaten by other animals. They mainly feeds on leaves of varieties of plants, fungi and rotting fruits.