• Species : Apatura ilia
  • English Name : Lesser Purple Emperor
  • Stage : Larvae x 5
  • Price : £12.50
  • Availability : Summer 2019

Larvae of the Lesser Purple Emperor feed on Poplar, Aspen and Willow.Larvae must be kept on growing food plant, NOT in plastic box’s.

A.Ilia ilia

A.Ilia ilia

Double brooded with 2nd generation larvae overwintering on twigs and branches. Adults occur in two forms. Only the male has the purple sheen. If kept warm these will produce adults in September.

A.Ilia clytie

A.Ilia clytie

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