Species

Parnassius (Parnassius) actius (Eversmann, 1843)

    actius Eversmann, 1843

Original Description

Doritis species actius Eversmann, 1843

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (presumably coll. E. Eversmann)
Additional information: "wurden von Herrn Schrenk, einem Botaniker aus Petersburg in den Tarbagataischen und Allakanischen Gebirgen gesammelt" (Lederer, 1853: 353). "Syntypes (ZIP): ♂, ♀ - handwritten 'Tarbagatai'; - printed 'Coll. Eversmann'; handwritten 'actius ♂ (♀)'" (Tshikolovets, 1993: 9).
Current depository: ZISP, St.Petersburg (1 ♂, 1 ♀, syntypes)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Habitat eadem loci cum praecedenti [...] in promontoriis Altaicis australibus"
Current country: Kazakhstan; Russia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Doritis species actius Eversmann, 1843
Treated as a species of Parnassius by Gray (1853: 75). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1805 by Kirby (1871: 512). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latr. by Elwes (1886: 18), and Stichel (1907: 28). Treated as a species of Parnassius Fabricius, 1775 (Parnassius Fabricius, 1775) by Munroe (1961: 40). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 by Ackery (1975: 81), Hancock (1983: 46), Lukhtanov & Lukhtanov (1994: 42), Tuzov et al. (1997: 146), Tshikolovets (1997: 17), and Tshikolovets (2000: 76), and Tshikolovets (2003: 89). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 (Parnassius Latreille, 1804) by Häuser (1993: 138).