Parnassius (Driopa) mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)

    angorae Bryk, 1931

Original Description

Parnassius mnemosyne L. subsp. angorae Bryk, 1931

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, 16.VI.1918, Capt. Phillips leg.)
Additional information: "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "Holotype ♂. Asia Minor, nr. Yozgat. 5000´. 16.vi.1918. Capt. W. W. Phillips. 1 ♂ paratype. Asia Minor./ Elwes. Coll.." (Ackery, 1973:9).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Klein-Asien nahe Yozgat. 5000 Fuß [...] Keska Tepe"
Current country: Turkey

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius mnemosyne L. subsp. angorae Bryk, 1931
Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius mnemosyne by Eisner (1978:108).


Although the paper of the orginal description was co-authored by Bryk and Eisner, only Bryk is indicated as the author of this taxon.