Taxon profile


Lesser Purple Emperor
Apatura ilia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Apatura - emperors



Apatura ilia - Lesser Purple Emperor

Author: Jan Macek

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 13

subspecies Apatura ilia extensa Le Moult, 1947
subspecies Apatura ilia herastituta O. Bang-Haas, 1936
subspecies Apatura ilia here Felder, 1862
subspecies Apatura ilia hereoides O. Bang-Haas, 1933
subspecies Apatura ilia huapingensis Yoshino, 1998
subspecies Apatura ilia ilia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
subspecies Apatura ilia phaedra Leech, 1892
subspecies Apatura ilia praeclara Moltrecht, 1927
subspecies Apatura ilia pusilla O. Bang-Haas, 1936
subspecies Apatura ilia serarum Oberthür, 1891
subspecies Apatura ilia subsobrina Mell, 1952
subspecies Apatura ilia szechwanensis Le Moult, 1947
subspecies Apatura ilia yunnana Mell, 1952

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Apatura ilia (Den. & Schiff., 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441660]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Apatura ilia (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Apatura ilia (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Apatura ilia (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Apatura ilia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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