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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Ypthima

Ypthima indecora Moore, 1882 – Indecorous Five-ring

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Western Five-ring.

Early Stages:
Not known in India.

Indian and global distribution:
W. Himalaya: Kashmir to Kumaon, and W. Nepal.

records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Not known in India.

Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
The species is considered to be not rare (Evans 1932) but its images are exceedingly rare. Perhaps the range and precise habitat of this species have not been thoroughly surveyed in recent decades, which may explain scarcity of modern records.

References:
Evans, W. H. 1932. The Identification of Indian butterflies. 2nd edn. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kumar, S., and K. Kunte. 2017. Ypthima indecora Moore, 1882 – Indecorous Five-ring. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/3040/Ypthima-indecora
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