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Purple Emperor
Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

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Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

male

Author: Michal Koupý

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

female

Author: Michal Koupý

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

female

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

male

Author: Pavel Schlemmer

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

male

Author: Michal Týn

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

male

Author: Karel Konečný

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

male

Author: Pavel Schlemmer

larva

Apatura iris

Author: Michal Koupý

Apatura iris - Purple Emperor

Author: Michal Koupý

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Apatura iris amurensis Stichel, 1908
subspecies Apatura iris bieti Oberthür, 1885
subspecies Apatura iris iris (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Apatura iris kansuensis Bang-Haas, 1933
subspecies Apatura iris peninsularis Lee & Takamura, 1981
subspecies Apatura iris xanthina Oberthür, 1909

Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [http://www.lepidoptera.wz.cz/] [as Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441662]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [http://leptiri.beograd.com/index.html] [as Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 iris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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