Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and moths) ➔ Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed butterflies)

Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Großer Schillerfalter Purple Emperor

Synonyms:

Papilio iris Linnaeus, 1758 [original combination] | Apatura suspirans (Poda, 1761) | Papilio rubescens Esper, 1781 | Apatura junonia (Borkhausen, 1788) | Papilio beroe Fabricius, 1793 | Apatura pallas Leech, 1890 |

  • Apatura iris  1477
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2004-07-11 12:33:42
    Image number: 1477

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2004-07-11 12:33:42

  • Apatura iris  1478
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2004-07-11 12:34:07
    Image number: 1478

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2004-07-11 12:34:07

  • Apatura iris  1479
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2004-07-11 12:33:12
    Image number: 1479

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2004-07-11 12:33:12

  • Apatura iris  1480
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2004-07-11 12:31:32
    Image number: 1480

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2004-07-11 12:31:32

  • Apatura iris  6212
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2013-07-22 12:46:50
    Image number: 6212

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2013-07-22 12:46:50

  • Apatura iris  6213
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2013-07-22 12:49:25
    Image number: 6213

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2013-07-22 12:49:25

  • Apatura iris  6214
    Apatura iris (Linnaeus, 1758)  Großer Schillerfalter  Purple Emperor 
    Apatura iris
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2013-07-22 12:50:34
    Image number: 6214

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2013-07-22 12:50:34


Classification:
Apatura iris belongs to the subfamily Apaturinae.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums