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Hipparchia statilinus (Hufnagel, 1766)   

Name in Tolman & Lewington (1997): Neohipparchia statilinus
 

Range: N Africa, Europe except Fennoscandia and Great Britain, Asia Minor to Caucasus.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread from sea level to ca. 1400 m.

Habitat: Hot bushy and/or rocky places in or near deciduous woodland containing oak; sunny rocky slopes.

Bionomics: One generation flying from June to September. Larval host-plants: grasses (Poaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

Conservation status: A widespread and locally abundant species. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.