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Purple Emperor

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Butterfly Conservation Dorset

An elusive species of ancient woodland, especially favours oak


 

Common Name Purple Emperor
Scientific Name Apatura iris
Species Group Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries
Status
Interest Level
5
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Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Nymphalid Butterflies Admirals and Fritillaries