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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Ypthima

Ypthima inica Hewitson, [1865] – Lesser Three-ring

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are described under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:

This species was previously known to be distributed in northern India from Punjab to West Bengal, with the southernmost records in Madhya Pradesh and Nagpur (Maharashtra). The recent sightings by Paresh Kale (2010/11/13, image number BOI-ak631) at Harishchandragad, and by Milind Bhakare (2010/10/06, image numbers BOI-al003 and BOI-al004) at Thoseghar, both in western Maharashtra, represent a range expansion to the south-west, and the first records of the species from the Western Ghats.

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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Ypthima

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kale, P. and M. Bhakare. 2021. Ypthima inica Hewitson, [1865] – Lesser Three-ring. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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