Occurs throughout Bulgaria and is often common.
Can occur almost anywhere, including at high altitudes, but breeds in disturbed grassland or ruderal habitats where violets such as Heart's Ease (Viola tricolor) and Field Pansy (Viola arvensis) grow.
Recorded in 64 (3.4%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.
Last recorded in July 2014
Recorded date range (Adult): 04 May to 24 July
Recorded date range (Pupa): 13 May to 13 May