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Issoria lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758)   

 

Range: Temperate Palearctic.

Distribution in Bulgaria: The whole country from sea level to over 2900 m.

Habitat: All kinds of open places.

Bionomics: Three generations from March till October. Larval host plant: Viola (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

Conservation status: One of the most common butterflies in Bulgaria. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.

 
 
 

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