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Lycaena tityrus (Poda, 1761)   

 

Range: S and C Europe, W and C Asia.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread from sea level to ca. 1700 m a.s.l.

Habitat: Diverse flowery, grassy, bushy and/or rocky places, forest glades, roads, clearings, margins, river valleys etc.

Bionomics: Two to three generations from April to October. Larval host-plants: various Rumex (Polygonaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

Conservation status: Widespread and common. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.

 
 
 

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