Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apatura iris

Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)

purple emperor

on (Populus), Salix

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Salicaceae, oligophagous

Salix aurita, caprea, cinerea, x fragilis, purpurea.

Rarely Populus gileadensis, nigra.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 7.v.2021