Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)

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Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)

Family: Brush-footed Butterfly (Nymphalidae)

Subfamily: Emperor (Apaturinae)

Average Wingspan: 1 3/8" - 2 1/2"

Habitat: Wooded areas, forests

Similar To: Tawny Emperor

Plants That Attract This Butterfly

* May not be available for purchase at your local nursery.

Note: Always check a plant's Hardiness Zone to make sure it will grow in your area. (What Is My Hardiness Zone?)

Where To Buy Plants

Butterfly Flight Range Map

Hackberry Emperor Flight Range Map

Photo Credits:
Open wing - Fred Miller
Closed wing - Fred Miller

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