Indian Purple Emperor
- Common Name : Indian Purple Emperor
- Scientific Name : Apatura ambica (Kollar)
- Family : NYMPHALIDAE
- Wingspan : 65-90mm
- Colour : UP dark brown with a single, broad white discal band across both wings.
- Habit : Seen from lower to maderate elevations. Fast flier. Flies near streams and often settles on damp rocks and sand with open wings.Fond of carrion, dung and droppings etc.
- Larval Host Plants : Ulmus wallichianus
- Location : Himalayan West Bengal