Scientists have found 77 new rare species of butterflies in Matheran, near Mumbai. The total number of butterfly species in Matheran has gone up to 140.Read more
There was once a butterfly
With bright colours crowned
Oh, she can fly
So far from the ground!
A Himalayan butterfly named Golden Birdwing is India’s largest butterfly. The female of the species has a wingspan of 194 mm.Read more
The black-eyed satyr (Euptychia attenboroughi), a rare butterfly, is named after Sir David Attenborough, the host of many popular nature-themed TV series, including the BBC’s Life and Planet Earth.Read more