Species

Parnassius (Parnassius) apollo (Linnaeus, 1758)

    valesiacus Fruhstorfer, 1906

Original Description

Parnassius apollo subspec. valesiacus Fruhstorfer, 1906

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data:  >600 ST (600 ♂♂, ♀♀, Zermatt, 1906; 10 ♂♀, 1905, H. Fruhstorfer leg., coll. H. Fruhstorfer)
Additional information: "type-specimens [...] in the British Museum (Natural History)", "37 ♂, 32 ♀ syntypes. 34 ♂, 31 ♀, Zermatt. 1906. Fruhstorfer. 3 ♂, 1 ♀, Simplon. 1905. Fruhstorfer." (Ackery, 1973: 28).
Current depository: BMNH, London (37 ♂♂, 32 ♀♀, syntypes)

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Zermatt [...] Simplon"
Current country: Switzerland

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius apollo subspec. valesiacus Fruhstorfer, 1906