Butterfly Species Current Affairs, GK & News
Noble’s Helen: New Swallowtail Butterfly from Arunachal Pradesh
The butterfly population has been increasing in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in recent times. The state is called the nature trove and is known for its biodiversity. Recently, a new swallowtail butterfly was spotted in the state. It is called the Noble Helen. The species does not occur in India. Its origin is in ..
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2023
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Arunachal Pradesh • Butterfly Species • Caribbean Island • Eastern Ghats • Endangered species • India-Myanmar • New Species • Noble Helen • Tropical Region • Western Ghats
Checklist of Colombian Butterflies- Highlights
As per recent study, Colombia is home to world’s largest variety of butterflies. It accounts for 20% of all known species. Key points International team of scientists classified 3,642 species and 2,085 subspecies. They registered the species in document titled “Checklist of Colombian Butterflies.” About 200 butterfly species are found in Colombia. Project researchers travelled ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Butterfly Species • Colombia • world's largest variety of butterflies
Tamil yeoman: now Tamil Nadu’s State Butterfly
Butterfly species Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) has been officially declared as state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. The southern State formally notified this by an order on lines of the State Tree (Palm), Bird (Emerald Dove), Flower (Gloriosa) and Animal (Nilgiri Tahr). About Tamil yeoman Scientific Name: Cirrochroa thais It is also known as Tamizh Maravan ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: States Current Affairs
Topics: Blue Mormon • Butterfly Species • Nilgiri tahr • State Butterfly of Tamil Nadu • Tamil Nadu • Tamil yeoman • Tamizh Maravan • Western Ghats