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Parnassius (Parnassius) apollonius (Eversmann, 1804)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Doritis apollonius Eversmann, 1847: 71, pl. 3, fig. 1, 2.
Type locality: Kazakhstan, in Songariae montibus [Dzhungarsky Alatau]
Type: Syntype : "Songaria/Funio"; "Apollonius"; "Coll. Eversmann", in coll. ZISP, St. Petersburg (Häuser et al. 2005)

Habit:

and : Kirghizia, Kirghiz range : USSR, Pamir, 1973 P. apollonius race poseidon : Kirghizia P. apollonius race horaki : Uzbekistan
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P. apollonius race gloriosus: Kirghizia ssp. ? : Inner Tian Shan P. apollonius race narynus : Inner Tian Shan  
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Distribution:

Following Häuser et al. (2005), the species is distributed in China, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Biology:

   
of P. apollonius narynus Fruhstorfer, 1908, caught in the net of probable Argiope lobata (Pallas, 1772): Kirghizia, Tian-Shan, Baybiche Tau, (2250 m), 2009.07 P. apollonius narynus : Kirghizia, Tian-Shan, Baybiche Tau, Beurolly road (2250 m), 2009.07    
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Worth knowing:

Sources:

Eversmann, E. 1847. Lepidoptera quaedam nova Rossiae et Sibiriae indigena descripsit et delineavit. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 20 (2): 66-83, 6 pls.
Häuser, C. L., J. Holstein & A. Steiner 2005. The Global Butterfly Information System. http://www.globis.insects-online.de. Last updated 14.04.2011 [online 15 January 2013].

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2011.03.03
Kurz Michael: 2011.05.31
Kurz Michael: 2011.09.01
Kurz Michael: 2011.09.06
Kurz Michael: 2011.09.28
Kurz Michael: 2011.11.15
Kurz Michael: 2011.11.29
Kurz Michael: 2013.01.16
Kurz Michael: 2013.03.05
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