|Jiuquan,Gansu Prov, China male ssp gigas||Dapen Shan, Qinhai, China; 7/90 ssp rex? female|
|Yo Shu, Qinhai Province 3100 meters ssp regulus||Haiyan, Qinhai China ssp rex (?) male|
|SW Lhasa, Tibet ssp augustus f. panna male||SW Lhasa, Tibet ssp augustus f. panna female|
|Min Chan, S Kansu China ssp regina female|
Narrow range in NE India and W China, but a common mountain butterfly where found. Numerous and magnificent variations occur, at least 20 to 30 subspecies have been described. Legally protected in India.