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Parnassius (Koramius) cardinal Grum-Grshimailo, 1887

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Parnassius delphius var. cardinal Grumm-Grshimailo, 1887: 397.
Type locality: "Kette Peter I [...] zum Flecken Tuptschek und an den Fuss des Kara-Schar (über 20,000 Fuss)" [Plateau Tupchek, upper reaches of Kara-Shara River, Peter 1 Mts., Tajikistan] (Häuser et al. 2005).
Type: Syntypes , : Tuptschek, Darwas, in coll. ZISP, St. Petersburg; BMNH, London (1 ); ZSSM, Munich (1 , 1 ); ZMKU, Kiev (2 , 1 ) (Häuser et al. 2005).

Habit:

: Tajikistan : Tajikistan : Tajikistan : Tajikistan
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Distribution:

The species has been found so far only in Afghanistan and Tajikistan (Häuser et al. 2005). It occurs at very high altitudes at about 20 000 feet (appr. 6100 m, see Grum-Grshimailo 1887).

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Grumm-Grshimailo, G. E. 1887. Anhang. Diagnosen einiger neuen Species. - in Romanoff, Mémoires sur les lépidoptères 3: 397-402.
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: 2011.11.15
Kurz Michael: 2011.12.13
Kurz Michael: 2012.01.25
Kurz Michael: 2013.01.17
Kurz Michael: 2013.03.12
not reviewed

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