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Pyrgus armoricanus (Oberthür, 1910)   

 

Left: male, Kresna gorge, right: female, Rhodopi Mts.

Range: S and C Europe, W Asia.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Local in the whole country (especially the southern half) up to 1200 m a.s.l.

Habitat: Dry, warm grassy and/or rocky places.

Bionomics: Two generations from May till September.  Larval host-plant: Potentilla (Rosaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

Conservation status: Of no concern. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.

 

 
 
 


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