Q. Consider the following statements:
1.The butterfly acts as a keystone species.
2.White Tufted Royal Butterfly is protected under Schedule II of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. The butterfly acts as an indicator species.

Statement 2 is correct. White Tufted Royal Butterfly is protected under Schedule II of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Source: ForumIAS