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Thymelicus acteon (Rottemburg, 1775)   

 

Range: N Africa, W and C Europe E to Ukraine, W Asia from Turkey to Iran.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Local in S Bulgaria, almost no records known N of Stara Planina range.

Habitat: Hot, dry grassy and rocky places.

Bionomics: One generation from May till August.  Larval host-plants: grasses (Poaceae).

Conservation status: Local, but not threatened. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.