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    Apatura: Brief Summary
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    As used for the cracker butterflies by Illiger in 1807, Apatura has been officially rejected and is now Hamadryas.

    Apatura is a genus of butterflies commonly known as the emperors.

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Comprehensive Description

    Apatura
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    As used for the cracker butterflies by Illiger in 1807, Apatura has been officially rejected and is now Hamadryas.

    Apatura is a genus of butterflies commonly known as the emperors.

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    Purple emperors (Apatura iris) and lesser purple emperors (Apatura ilia) eat moisture on the body of a dead common frog (Rana temporaria), Ukraine

    Species

    Listed alphabetically:[2]

    Moved to genus Chitoria:

    Moved to genus Mimathyma:

    Further reading

    • 1950. Le Moult (E.), Révision de la classification des Apaturinae de l'Ancien Monde, supplement to Miscellanea Entomologica.
    • 1971. Rigout (J.), Une ponte d'Apatura en captivité, Alexanor.
    • 1976. Nguyen (T. H.), Les Apatura. Polymorphisme et spéciation (Nymphalidae). Sciences Nat.

    References

    1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Apatura". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 31 July 2018..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em} Edit this at Wikidata
    2. ^ a b Savela, Markku. "Apatura". Lepidoptera and some other life forms. Retrieved 31 July 2018.

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