WHAT YOU WILL SEE
About 70 species of butterflies are found in the Yeoor forest.
The species include the world’s largest moth, Atlas Moth, and the smallest butterfly, grass jewel, Blue Tiger, Common Crow, Peacock Pansy, Common Pierrot, Common Mormon, Castor, Striped Tiger, Plain Tiger, White Orange Tiger, Black Rajah, Common Baron, Gaudy Baron, Common Wanderer, Lemon Pansy, Emigrant and Lime Butterfly
These world’s largest moth with a wing span up to 12 inches are found in and around Thane forests of Yeoor, Nagla, Tugareshwar. Male Atlas moths are distinguished from females by their smaller size, more tapered wings, and larger, bushier antennae
This is India’s tiniest butterfly with a wingspan of 15mm – just the size of the nail of our small finger
The nature park at Mullah Baugh at Yeoor was developed a decade ago.