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Common Name : Indian Purple Emperor


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Scientific Name : Apatura ambica (Kollar)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 65 - 90 mm
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
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