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Pyrgus serratulae (Rambur, [1839])   


Left: male, right: female, Mt. Alibotush

Range: Eurasia from Spain to Mongolia.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Very local in N and E Bulgaria, more widespread in the calcareous mountains in S and SW Bulgaria. From sea level to ca. 2000 m.

Habitat: Grassy places, usually in calcareous terrain.

Bionomics: One generation from June till August. Larval host-plant: Potentilla (Rosaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

Conservation status: Local but relatively widespread species, does not seem to be of conservation concern. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.