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Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)   


Range: N Africa, Europe, Asia from the Near East to Mongolia.

Distribution in Bulgaria: Everywhere from sea level to ca. 1800 m.

Habitat: Practically any open place.

Bionomics: Two or three generations from March till October. Larval host-plants: grasses (Poaceae) (Tolman & Lewington 1997).

Conservation status: One of the most widespread and common butterflies in Bulgaria. IUCN category: Lower risk, least concern.