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 UT
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh321333
Assam11743251043
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa11
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka2663132415103
Kerala198511341691317
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1121
Maharashtra4125231621231482
Manipur1
Meghalaya311
Mizoram
Nagaland112
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1321321
Tamil Nadu112445
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh2
Uttarakhand1921
West Bengal1381121013
Total23242234228183775624433
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 2023. Ypthima baldus (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Five-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-baldus, accessed 2023/06/10.