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Parnassius tianschanicus Oberthür, 1879

Самец  (Parnassius tianschanicus)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Parnassiinae tribe Parnassiini genus Parnassius → species Parnassius tianschanicus

Species name(s)

Parnassius (Parnassius) tianschanicus Oberthür, 1879 = Parnassius tianschanicus Oberthür, 1879 = Parnassius romanovi Grum-Grshimailo 1888 = Parnassius olympius Staudinger 1898 = Parnassius superbus Austaut, 1889 = Parnassius tianchanica grumgrshimailoi Bang-Haas, 1927 = Parnassius tianschanicus almaataensis Bryk & Eisner 1935 = Parnassius discobolus insignis Staudinger, 1886 = Parnassius tianschanicus warsadjicus Eisner & Naumann, 1980 = Parnassius tianschanicus alexander Bryk & Eisner 1935 = Parnassius tianschanicus shiva Wyatt, 1961 = Parnassius discobolus verityi Rothschild 1918 = Parnassius discobolus nero Sheljuzhko, 1925 = Parnassius discobolus dubia Verity, 1907 = Parnassius discobolus minor Staudinger, 1881 = Parnassius tianschanicus chimganus Kreuzberg 1989 = Parnassius tianschanicus binghami Bryk, 1934 = Parnassius tianschanica gilgitensis Bang-Haas, 1932 = Parnassius discobolus tancrei Deckert, 1909 = Parnassius discobolus caeca Sheljuzhko, 1925 = Parnassius tianschanicus kaindyensis Kreuzberg 1989. [85, 187]



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Zoogeographical regions


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Имаго  (Parnassius tianschanicus)

Detailed information with references


  • ЮВ Казахстан [PC1149].
  • В горах Средней Азии (на Тянь-Шане, Памиро-Алае и в Джунгарском Алатау). [327].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Размах крыльев 65—68 мм. [327].

Imago lifespan

  • июнь-июль [PC1149].
  • July, August. [327].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Виды Rhodiola и Pseudosedum. [85].
  • Заячья капуста. [327].

Subspecies of Parnassius tianschanicus


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07.11.2017 17:50, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Flight time: No formalized data → , .

23.03.2015 11:09, Stan Korb Corrected data.

Parnassius tianschanicus Oberthür, 1879 → Parnassius (Parnassius) tianschanicus Oberthür, 1879.

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