Species

Parnassius (Koramius) staudingeri Bang-Haas, 1882

    illustris Grum-Grshimailo, 1888

Original Description

Parnassius Delphius Ev. var. illustris Grum-Grshimailo, 1888

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (presumably G. Grum-Grshimailo leg., coll. G. Grum-Grshimailo)
Additional information: "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "4 ♂, 3 ♀ syntypes. 3 ♂, 2 ♀, Aramkungei, Transalai./Coll. Gr. Gr. 1 ♂, Transalai m./Ex speciminibus typicis. 1 ♀, Ex speciminibus typicis." (Ackery, 1973: 16).
Current depository: ZISP, St.Petersburg ?; BMNH, London (4 ♂, 3 ♀, syntypes)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Transalai"
Current country: Tajikistan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius Delphius Ev. var. illustris Grum-Grshimailo, 1888
Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius delphius (Eversm.) by Rothschild (1918: 254). Treated as a subspecies of Koramius delphius (Eversmann, 1843) by Bryk (1935: 604). Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius (Koramius) staudingeri Bang-Haas, 1882 by Weiss (1992: 110). Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius staudingeri Bang-Haas, 1882 by Tuzov et al. (1997: 139). Treated as a species of Parnassius by Hanus (1997: 205). Treated as a synonym of Parnassius delphius infernalis Elwes, 1886 by Tshikolovets (2003: 103). Treated as a synonym of Parnassius delphius infernalis Staudinger, 1886 by Tshikolovets (2005: 102).

Remarks

For further details on type material and type locality, see Groum-Grshimailo (1890).