Noble’s Helen Butterfly:
Extremely rare Noble’s Helen butterfly was recorded for the first time in India from the Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh.
Noble’s Helen butterfly:
- It is a swallowtail butterfly with a wingspan of 100–120 mm.
- It has an extra white spot in the dorsum of the forewing.
- Scientific name: Papilio noblei
- They are found in Myanmar, Yunnan, Hubai (China), North Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam.
- The species is known to be very rare in occurrence in its previously known ranges.
Namdapha National Park:
- It lies on the international border between India and Myanmar (Burma) within Changlang District in the state of Arunachal Pradesh.
- The Namdapha protected area is located between Dapha Bum ridge of Mishmi Hills, of North Eastern Himalayas and Patkai Ranges.