Species

Parnassius (Parnassius) epaphus Oberth

    epaphus Oberthür, 1879

Original Description

Parnassius epaphus Oberthür, 1879

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, Tibet)
Additional information: "Parnassius epaphus Oberthür, 1829 : 23. LECTOTYPE ♂, Tibet (BMNH), here designated [examined]." (Ackery, 1973: 5).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Parnassius epaphus Oberthür, 1879
Treated as a species of Parnassius Latr. by Stichel (1907: 28). Treated as a species of Parnassius Fabricius, 1775 (Parnassius Fabricius, 1775) by Munroe (1961: 40). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 by Ackery (1975:82), Hancock (1983:46), and Tshikolovets (1997: 17). Treated as a species of Parnassius Latreille, 1804 (Parnassius Latreille, 1804) by Häuser (1993: 138).

Remarks

Original description not seen / checked! Lectotype designated by Ackery (1973: 5).