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Parnassius (Parnassius) actius Eversmann, 1843

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Doritis actius Eversmann, 1843: 540, pl. 9, fig. 2a, b
Type locality: Habitat eadem loci cum praecedenti [...] in promontoriis Altaicis australibus [Kazakhstan, southern Altai range, Tarbagatai mountains]
Type: Syntypes 1 , 1 : "Tarbagatai"; "Coll. Eversman"; "actius ()", in coll. ZISP, St. Petersburg (Häuser et al. 2005)

Habit:

   
P. actius brutus : Pamir : without data    
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Distribution:

Foloowing Häsuer et al. (2005), the species has been found in Afghanistan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kirghisia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Eversmann, E. 1843. Quaedam Lepidopterorum species novae, in montibus Uralensibus et Altaicis habitantes, nunc descriptae et depictae. Bulletin de la Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou 16 (3): 535-555, pl. 7-10.
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: 2011.11.03
Kurz Michael: 2013.01.15
Kurz Michael: 2013.03.04
not reviewed

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