Species

Zerynthia (Allancastria) louristana (Le Cerf, 1908)

    louristana Le Cerf, 1908

Original Description

Thais Cerisyi God. var. louristana Le Cerf, 1908

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: 2 ST (♂♂, IV.1903, Mission de Morgan)
Current depository: MNHN, Paris

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Perse [...] Montagnes du Ouristan : Tchabar Dooul à Kirmanchah (900 à 1.470 mètres d'altitude)"
Current country: Iran

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Thais Cerisyi God. var. louristana Le Cerf, 1908
Treated as a subspecies of Allancastria cerisyi (Godart, 1822) by Bernardi (1970: 62). Treated as a species of Allancastria by Kuhna (1977: 103). Treated as a species of Allancastria Bryk, 1934 by Hancock (1983: 46). Treated as a possibly distinct species of Zerynthia Ochsenheimer, 1816 (Allancastria Bryk, 1934) or as possibly conspecific with Zerynthia (Allancastria) cerisy (Godart, [1824]) by Häuser (1993: 138).