Species

Parnassius (Koramius) acdestis Grum-Grshimailo, 1891

    acdestis Grum-Grshimailo, 1891

Original Description

Parnassius delphius var. acdestis Grum-Grshimailo, 1891

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀, 1890, G. Grum-Grshimailo leg.)
Additional information: "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "1 ♀ syntype. Sinin Alp. (Pl. I, fig. 5)" (Ackery, 1973: 8; pl. 1, fig. 5). "♀ [...]", "♂ [...]", "in the Zoological Museum of the Kiev University" (Tshikolovets, 1993: 10).
Current depository: BMNH, London (1 ♀, syntype); ZISP, St.Petersburg; ZMKU, Kiev (1 ♂, 1 ♀, syntypes)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "In regione alpina Amdo dicta, in montibus ad Sinin"
Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius delphius var. acdestis Grum-Grshimailo, 1891
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), and by Hancock (1983:46). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 (Koramius Moore, 1902) by Häuser (1993:138).

Remarks

In the short original description, only female specimen(s) are explicitly mentioned, but presumably the diagnosis was also based on male specimen(s).