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Five Ring butterfly

Yphtima baldus


This species has five yellow-ringed eyespots in the fore- and hindwings. The upperside is brown, and is suffused with a pattern of small whitish lines.The sexes are similar . This butterfly is on the wing all year round. The green caterpillar feeds on a wide variety of grasses.


High land forest, tropical forest, open grassland, cultivated and populated land.

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KarenL 10 years ago


MayraSpringmann 10 years ago


Lovely spotting Shekai! <3

CarlaBrownBrooks 10 years ago

I'm loving the photography on this one!!!!!

OnengDyah 10 years ago

So lovely..Hi. Shekainah..h a u..?

shekainah d. alaban
shekainah d. alaban 10 years ago

Thanks Jeannete.

Jeannette 10 years ago

Very lovely shot :)

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on May 15, 2011
Submitted on Aug 11, 2012

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