Gallery description : purple emperor

Purple Emperor usually inhabits deciduous woodland. It has a hair skin type. The diet is omnivore. Purple Emperor (apatura iris) usually has a size 6.2cm - 7.4cm (2.4in - 2.9in).

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Facts about purple emperors
NamePurple Emperor
GenusApatura
Common NamePurple emperor
Distinctive FeaturesLong, curled tongue and brightly coloured wings
Size (L)6.2cm - 7.4cm (2.4in - 2.9in)
Conservation StatusThreatened
Number of Species1
PhylumArthropoda
DietOmnivore
Average Litter Size100
ClassInsecta
FamilyNymphalidae
Main PreyLarvae, sap, dung
PredatorsBats, frogs, birds
Scientific NameApatura iris
KingdomAnimalia
OrderLepidoptera
ColourPurple, blue, brown, black, white, orange, yellow
HabitatDeciduous woodland
Skin TypeHair
Image Details
Description Purple emperor. Tag Archives: Sedum ‘Purple Emperor’
Width 3456 pixels
Heigh 2592 pixels
File type JPG
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