Butterflies of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

...retour la liste des albums
Montane (cloud) forest near San Pedro on the W slopes of the massif. Photo : Bruce Purser Montane (cloud) fore...
Pre-montane forest at 1500 m near San Pedro. Morpho rhodopteron schultzei frequented the bamboo seen in the upper-right part of the photo. Photo : Bruce Purser Pre-montane forest a...
Morpho rhodopteron (male), endemic to Santa Marta (dead specimen). Photo : Bruce Purser Morpho rhodopteron (...
Humid coastal forest in Tayrona Park, localised on the N flank of the massif. Photo : Bruce Purser Humid coastal forest...
Male sub-species Morpho rhodopteron schultzei (alive) on bamboo, photographed at San Pedro. Photo : Bruce Purser Male sub-species Mor...
Fig. 9. Male sub-species M. rhodopteron rhodopteron (alive) on bamboo, at Pueblo Bello.
Photo : Bruce Purser Fig. 9. Male sub-spe...
Fig. 4. Dry deciduous forest with cactus, typical of the lower (0 - 200m), NW parts of Santa Marta.
Photo : Bruce Purser Fig. 4. Dry deciduou...
Fig. 7. Savanna and dry scrub (on hill-top) at 1100m near Pueblo Bello on the S slope of Santa Marta. Numerous Morpho rhodopteron rhodopteron flew around bamboo growing around the edge of this field.
Photo : Bruce Purser Fig. 7. Savanna and ...
Fig. 1. Map of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta showing the distribution of the principal vegetal formations - based on field observations and Google stellite images Fig. 1. Map of the S...
Fig. 10. Drawing of dorsal surfaces illustrating differences between the females of the sub-sepecies : A = M. rhodopteron schultzei ; B = M. rhodopteron rhodopteron. The latter (rhodopteron) has narrow peripheral bands and is somewhat lighter (metallic blue) in colour. Fig. 10. Drawing of ...