Species

Parnassius (Driopa) mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)

    orientalis Verity, 1911

Original Description

Parnassius mnemosyne L. gigantea Stdgr. race orientalis Verity, 1911
Unavailable name: infrasubspecific name

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: 2 ST (1 ♂, 1 ♀, ex coll. Grumm-Grshimailo)
Additional information: "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "1 ♂, 1 ♀ syntypes. 1 ♂, Alexandr. mont./Coll. Gr. Gr. 1 ♀, Coll. Gr. Gr." (Ackery, 1973: 21).
Current depository: BMNH, London (1 ♂, 1 ♀, syntypes)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Thian chan [...] Monts Alexandre"
Current country: Kyrgyzstan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius mnemosyne L. gigantea Stdgr. race orientalis Verity, 1911

Remarks

Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758) by Tshikolovets (2003: 85).