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Pararge megera (Linnaeus, 1767)   

Name in Tolman & Lewington (1997): Lasiommata megera

Range: N Africa, Europe E to Ural, Turkey, the Near East.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread up to 1700 m a.s.l.

Habitat: Warm, dry rocky and/or bushy places.

Bionomics: Two generations from April till October. Larval host-plants: grasses (Poaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

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