Species

Parnassius (Kailasius) imperator Oberth

    musageta Grum-Grshimailo, 1891

Original Description

Parnassius imperator var. musageta Grum-Grshimailo, 1891

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀, 1890, G. Grum-Grshimailo leg.)
Additional information: "Typen: ♂♀ in coll. Brit. Mus. London" (Bryk, 1935:687). "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "3 ♂, 1 ♀ syntypes. 1 ♂, Amdo./Chuan-che. 13.vii.1890./Coll. Gr. Gr. 1 ♂, Chuan-che. 14.vii.1890./Coll. Gr. Gr. 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Ex speciminibus typicis." (Ackery, 1973: 19).
Current depository: BMNH, London (3 ♂♂, 1 ♀, syntypes); ZISP, St.Petersburg ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "In regione Amdo dicta, in montibus ad flumen Chuan-che"
Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius imperator var. musageta Grum-Grshimailo, 1891
Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius imperator Obth. by Fruhstorfer (1903:113). Treated as a subspecies of Parnassius (Eukoramius) imperator Oberthür, 1883 by Weiss (1991:44).