Chenkannan Tavitan or Red Eye Bush Brown
Context: Chenkannan Tavitan or Red Eye Bush Brown a Rare butterfly spotted at Paithalmala.
More about news:
- Red-Eye Bushbrown is endemic to the Western Ghats.
- This butterfly is commonly found over 1,200 metres above sea level. They were previously reported in some parts of Wayanad.
- Mostly found in areas north of the Palakkad Pass, Red-Eye Bushbrown is evolutionarily relevant.
- The life cycle of this butterfly, which lays eggs in grass, has not yet been scientifically described.