Ypthima baldus newboldi

Distant 1882 - Common Fivering

Koh Samui and Koh Pha Ngan

A very common species of meadows and secondary growth.

There is still much confusion as to which members of the baldus subgroup comprise merely subspecies or are species in themselves.

Flight Period



30 - 40mm

Early Stages

Partially known.

Larval Foodplant

Pogonatherum crinitum (Gramineae)


Peninsular Thailand and West Malaysia. Other related species/subspecies found from India to China as well as Sumatra, Borneo, Javand the Lesser Sunda Islands.