Species

Parnassius (Koramius) patricius Niepelt, 1911

    aksobhya Shinkai, 1990

Original Description

Parnassius hide Koiwaya ssp. aksobhya Shinkai, 1990

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, 13.VII.1989)
Current depository: coll. Y. Nose, Osaka

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "A'nyemaqen Shan Mts. 4600m (200km from Xining), Qinghai, China"
Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius hide Koiwaya ssp. aksobhya Shinkai, 1990
Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius (Koramius) hide Koiwaya, 1987 by Weiss (1992: 90).

Remarks

P. hide Koiwaya has been treated as a separate species by Chou (1994), Sorimachi (1995), and Weiss (1992); here, it is regarded as conspecific with P. patricius with which it is closely related and from which it is geographically separated [C. Häuser].