A very widespread and common species, but rarely seen in any numbers. It occurs in the lowlands and up to moderate altitues, in our experience to nearly 1700m in Bulgaria.
The butterfly occurs in meadows, woodland glades etc. where its larvae feeds on docks and sorrels, especially, Common Sorrel (Rumex acetosa), said to be it's main foodplant.
Recorded in 107 (5.6%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.
Last recorded in June 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 04 May to 12 August