Species

Parnassius (Driopa) ariadne (Lederer, 1853)

    ariadne Lederer, 1853

Original Description

Doritis Fab. sp. ariadne Lederer, 1853

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (1852, A. Kindermann leg., presumably coll. J. Lederer)
Current depository: MFNB, Berlin ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "an den südwestlichen Vorbergen des Altai an kahlen felsigen Stellen [...] am oberen Irtisch zwischen Ustkamenogorsk und Ustbuchtarminsk gegen die chinesische Grenze zu"
Current country: Russia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Doritis Fab. sp. ariadne Lederer, 1853
Treated as a species of Parnassius by Hemming (1934: 198). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 by Ackery (1975: 85), Hancock (1983: 46), Lukhtanov & Lukhtanov (1994: 31), Tuzov et al. (1997: 138), and by Fujioka et al. (1997: 151).

Remarks

In the original description the name is attributed to Kindermann, and the species is listed as conspecific with "Clarius Ev.".