Common Fourring


  • Common Name : Common Fourring
  • Scientific Name : Ypthima hiiebneri (Fruhstorfer)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 30-40mm
  • Colour : Greyish brown with three tornal ocelli and one apical ocellus.
  • Habit : One of the commonest butterflies found throughout India. Spends long time on the flowers like Tridax procumbens, Clerodendron serratum etc. probing deep in each flower; modest flier and does not go far with halting a few times, always keeping close to ground.
  • Larval Host Plants : Various species of grasses
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal