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Purple Emperor

Observed: 27th July 2013 By: Steve_VSteve_V’s reputation in InvertebratesSteve_V’s reputation in InvertebratesSteve_V’s reputation in InvertebratesSteve_V’s reputation in Invertebrates
Purple Emperor copy
Description:

Photographed outside my house window at 10.30pm while roosting. Clearly alive and it had flown off by morning. No good views on upper wing surface so unsure of the sex. The first I have seen here.

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Species with which Purple Emperor (Apatura iris) interacts