A widespread butterfly in Bulgaria and can be quite abundant on some sites.
Open bushy grassy places, especially on calcareous terrain.
Foodplant: Christ's Thorn (Paliurus spina-christi) and Buckthorn (Rhamnus catharcticus).
Recorded in 27 (1.4%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.
Last recorded in June 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 22 May to 17 July