Species

Parnassius (Koramius) delphius (Eversmann, 1843)

    delphius Eversmann, 1843

Original Description

Doritis species delphius Eversmann, 1843

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (2 ♂♂, coll. E. Eversmann)
Additional information: "wurden von Herrn Schrenk, einem Botaniker aus Petersburg in den Tarbagataischen und Allakanischen Gebirgen gesammelt" (Lederer, 1853: 353). '2 ST (males)' (Groum-Grshimailo, 1890: 194). "die beiden Typen des Petersburger Museums von delphius, 2 ♂♂, [...] vom Petersburger Botaniker Schrenk gesammelt" (Bang-Haas, 1915: 152). "Typus: ♂ in coll. Zool. Mus. Leningrad." Bryk (1935: 593).
Current depository: ZISP, St.Petersburg

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "cum duabus praecedentibus speciebus in iisdem locis [...] in promontoriis Altaicis australibus"
Current country: Kazakhstan; Russia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Doritis species delphius 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: 19), and Stichel (1907: 32). Treated as a species of Parnassius Fabricius, 1775 (Doritis Fabricius, 1807) by Munroe (1961: 40). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 by Ackery (1975: 87), Hancock (1983: 46), Lukhtanov & Lukhtanov (1994: 34), Tshikolovets (1997: 17), Tuzov et al. (1997: 138), Tshikolovets (2000: 84), and Tshikolovets (2003: 103). Treated as a species of Parnassius (Koramius) by Weiss (1992: 105). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 (Koramius Moore, 1902) by Häuser (1993: 138).

Remarks

For supplementary information about the type locality, see Bang-Haas (1915:152ff.).