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Carterocephalus palaemon (Pallas, 1771)
Range: Eurasia, N America.
Distribution in Bulgaria: Confined to mountains, so far known from W Rhodopi, Vitosha and Rila.
Habitat: Forest glades, clearings, roadsides and meadows, frequently in wet places.
Bionomics: One generation from May till July. Larval host-plants: grasses (Poaceae).
Conservation status: Needs further studies. IUCN category: Data Deficient.
Photo: Stoyan Beshkov