Parnassius actius (Eversmann, 1843)

Ala-Medin Kirghizia 3300 meters; 6/10/96 ssp actius 15 km S of Naryn, Tian Shan Mtns ssp minutus

    Wide distribution in the Southern former Soviet provinces (Kirghizia, Uzbekistan, Turkimenia, Kazakstan, Tadzihikistan - though becoming quite rare in some places due to habitat destruction), N. Afghanistan, NW. India (Kashmir), and SW. China. At least 19 subspecies have been described.