Ypthima asterope (Klug, 1832) - Common Three-ring

Subspecies in India

(1) Ypthima asterope mahratta Moore, 1884 – Indian Common Three-ring

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh21
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi11
Goa
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka11214481231
Kerala111
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh4
Maharashtra14126784
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu121122372
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total23911420112325144
Poaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010).

Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Ypthima asterope (Klug, 1832) – Common Three-ring. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/ypthima-asterope, accessed 2022/11/27.