Distribution and biological peculiarities in Armenia: The species is occurs throughout much of the Palearctic region. Its range is from southern Scandinavia through Europe to North Africa and east to Central Asia. It was only identified in the UK in 1889, and its range is expanding both in England and in northern Europe. In North America, this butterfly was accidentally introduced in 1910 via London, Ontario and has spread across southern Canada and into several northern US states.
Population dynamics: The species is slightly uncommon within typical habitat.
Conservation measures: The species is not included in the Global and European Red Lists.