The Distribution Of This ButterflyEdit
The distribution of this species follows the distribution of Horseshoe Vetch which, in turn, follows the distribution of chalk and limestone grassland. This species is therefore restricted to England, south east of a line from the Wash to the Severn estuary
The Habitat Of This ButterflyEdit
This species lives in discrete colonies where its food plant, Horseshoe Vetch, is found in abundance. It is also a warmth-loving butterfly, and is typically found on sheltered, south-facing hillsides.