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Apatura ilia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Lesser Purple Emperor
Petit Mars changeant

Genus: Apatura Fabricius, 1807   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   barcina Verity, 1927

Adult:
A. ilia (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Axat, 390m, Aude, France, August 9, 2010
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
A. ilia (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (male), Givry, Saône-et-Loire, France, June 18, 2004
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Via del Fiume, Aniene River, Anticoli Corrado (Roma), Italy, August 19, 2006 [42.00943, 13.00813]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Prés de Villette, Jussy (Genève), Switzerland, June 17, 2017
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Prés de Villette, Jussy (Genève), Switzerland, June 17, 2017
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Via del Fiume, Aniene River, Anticoli Corrado (Roma), Italy, August 1997 [42.00943, 13.00813]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Bobbio (Piacenza), Italy, August 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Saly, Hungary, May 31, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Anticoli (Roma), Italy, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Bobbio (Piacenza), Italy, August 1998
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. ilia (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Saly, Hungary, May 31, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
A. ilia (© Di Scott)
Adult, Cantal, 75 k south west of Clermont Ferrand, France, July 2004
(Photo by Di Scott)

Larva:
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Anticoli (Roma), Italy, July 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
A. ilia (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Anticoli (Roma), Italy, July 1999
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Populus tremulae, Populus nigra, Populus alba, Salix alba

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