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Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)   

 

New

Range: N Africa, Europe, the Near East.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Practically everywhere from sea level to ca. 1700 m.

Habitat: Diverse warm open or forested places.

Bionomics: One long-lived generation from May till Octomber. Larval host-plants: grasses (Poaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

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

 

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