The Apaturinae are a subfamily of butterflies that includes many species commonly called emperors.. Apaturinae consists of 20 genera and shows separate distributions and uncommon host–plant associations. Most genera of this subfamily are found throughout South-East Asia and Africa, whereas the genera Doxocopa and Asterocampa are spread mainly in South America and North America.Class: Insecta. Butterflies of the World, 2000+ species illustrated. Anatomy, biology, lifecycle, taxonomy, ecology, evolution, survival strategies, migration, habitats, butterfly.
Correlations between adult mimicry and larval hostplants in ithomiine butterflies. Part I. Nymphalidae I (Limenitidinae, Apaturinae, Charaxinae). A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification of Adult Nymphalidae, Ppailionidae and Pieridae. By Andrew F. E. Neild. The Nymphalidae are the largest family of butterflies with more than 6,000 species distributed throughout most of the world, belonging to the superfamily Papilionoidea.These are usually medium-sized to large butterflies. Most species have a reduced pair of forelegs and Class: Insecta.
Part 1: Nymphalidae I (Limenitidinae, Apaturinae, Charaxinae) A Comprehensive Guide to the Identification of Adult Nymphalidae, Papilionidae and Pieridae identification guide to treat the butterfly fauna of any South American in the nymphalid subfamilies Limenitidinae, Apaturinae and Charaxinae (the tribe Anaeini is co-authored with. Adults of some groups are the longest-lived butterflies, surviving 6-11 months. Adult feeding behavior depends on the species, where some groups primarily seek flower nectar while others only feed on sap flows, rotting fruit, dung, or animal carcasses. Males exhibit .