Emperor ButterfliesAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Apatura ambica
- Apatura ilia
- Apatura iris
- Apatura laverna
- Apatura metis
- Apatura nycteis
Nomenclature and synonymy
A number of small or monotypic genera have been erected for various east Asian apaturine species. The genera Chitoria and Mimathyma are sometimes placed in Apatura, but are provisionally separated here, pending further evidence.
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Tuzov VK, Bogdanov PV, Devyatkin AL, Kaabak LV, Korolev VA, Murzin VS, Samodurov GD, and Tarasov EA. 1997. Guide to the butterflies of Russia and adjacent territories (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). Pensoft, Sofia.
Information on the Internet
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