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Pyrgus sidae (Esper, )
Range: Spain, S France, Italy, Balkan Peninsula, the steppe zone from SE Europe to C Asia.
Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread though local from sea-level to 1800 m.
Habitat: Dry warm grassy and rocky places, mostly but not exclusively on calcareous rock.
Bionomics: One generation in June and July. Larval host-plants: Potentilla (Rosaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).
Conservation status: Relatively widespread and common species; not threatened. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.
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