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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Ypthima

Ypthima ypthimoides (Moore, 1881) – Palni Four-ring

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Axonopus compressus (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Cyrtococcum trigonum (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Polytrias indica (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Setaria barbata (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017) (Poaceae).

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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Satyrini > Ypthima

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kochunarayanan, B. 2021. Ypthima ypthimoides (Moore, 1881) – Palni Four-ring. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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