Ypthima watsoni

Context: Recently, a team of wildlife researchers has rediscovered ‘Ypthima watsoni’ butterfly after 61 years near a village called Phuldungsei in Jampui Hills under the North Tripura district.

About Ypthima Watsoni

  • It is a species of Satyrinae butterfly and commonly known as ‘Looped three-ring’.
  • It was distributed in Assam, Myanmar and Thailand.
  • It belonged to family Nymphalidae of insect order Lepidoptera.
  • The species was last seen in the year 1958 in Manipur.

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