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Satyrium spini (Fabricius, 1787)   


Range: S and C Europe, W Asia.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Widespread from sea level to ca. 1700 m.

Habitat: Bushy places at forest margins.

Bionomics: One generation from May till July. Larval host-plants: Rhamnus and Paliurus (Rhamnaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

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