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Common Name : Common Fourring
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Ypthima hiiebneri (Fruhstorfer)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 30 - 40 mm
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
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