Species

Parnassius (Kailasius) charltonius Gray, [1853]

    charltonius Gray, [1853]

Original Description

Parnassius species charltonius Gray, [1853]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, Major Charlton leg.)
Additional information: "Typus: ♀ in coll. Brit. Mus. London." (Bryk, 1935: 704). "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "1 ♀ syntype. Thibet, Major Charlton. (Pl. 1, fig. 2.)", "Fig. 2. Kailasius charltonius Gray, ♀ syntype ('Thibet, Maj. Charlton'), upper- und underside." (Ackery, 1973: 11).
Current depository: BMNH, London (1 ♀ syntype)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Chinese Tartary [...] at an elevation of 15,000 feet"
Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius species charltonius Gray, [1853]
Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1805 by Kirby (1871: 512). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latr. by Elwes (1886: 19), and Stichel (1907: 35). 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: 88), Hancock (1983: 46), Ohya (1987), Tshikolovets (1997: 17), Tuzov et al. (1997: 147), Tshikolovets (2000: 89), and Tshikolovets (2003: 113). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 (Kailasius Moore, 1902) by Häuser (1993: 138).