Subspecies in India
No subspecies are described under this species.
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
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.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT|
|Daman & Diu UT|
|Jammu and Kashmir UT|
Anonymous 2023. Ypthima inica Hewitson,  – Lesser Three-ring. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/ypthima-inica, accessed 2023/02/05.