This butterfly is widespread but local in Bulgaria in calcareous areas from low to moderate altitudes. It can be common on good sites.
It seems to prefer dry calcareous, often rocky meadows, usually in the presence of scrub, where it's larvae feed on geraniums (Geranium spp.).
Recorded in 14 (0.7%) of the 1900 10km squares of Bulgaria.
Last recorded in June 2019
Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 09 August