Himalayan Fivering


  • Common Name : Himalayan Fivering
  • Scientific Name : Ypthima sakra (Moore)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 48-55mm
  • Colour : Upperside brown, Underside thickly striated.
  • Habit : Commonly found throughout the year in the hilly areas of North Bengal, seen feeding on flowers of various species like Ageratum, Anaphalis spp. and many low growing flowers, early in the morning it may be seen basking on leaf. Also visits damp patches.
  • Larval Host Plants : Grasses
  • Location : Himalayan West Bengal