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Maniola tithonus (Linnaeus, 1767)   

Name in Tolman & Lewington (1997): Pyronia tithonus

Range: N Africa, S and partly C Europe eastwards to W Ukraine and W Turkey.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread from sea level to ca. 1200 m.

Habitat: Warm bushy grassy places.

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

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