Ypthima baldus (Fabricius, 1775) - Common Five-ring

Subspecies in India

(1) Ypthima baldus baldus (Fabricius, 1775) – Himalayan Common Five-ring
(2) Ypthima baldus madrasa Evans, 1923 – Sahyadri Common Five-ring
(3) Ypthima baldus satpura Evans, 1923 – Satpuda Common Five-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
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh321322
Assam11733251043
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa11
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka266313211553
Kerala198511241691315
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1121
Maharashtra4114131621231472
Manipur1
Meghalaya311
Mizoram
Nagaland112
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1321121
Tamil Nadu112445
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh2
Uttarakhand1921
West Bengal138112913
Total23232133218173572603731
Poaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000). A subspecies name, Ypthima baldus madrasa Evans, 1924, is often listed in literature but this represents infrasubspecific variation.

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

Ogale. H. and K. Saji 2022. Ypthima baldus (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Five-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-baldus, accessed 2022/08/19.