|Ketmen Mtns 2550 meters. ssp tianshianicus||Kaindy Katta Mtns, Kirghystan July 1996 ssp. astrictus|
|Pamir Mountains 1800 m July 1994 ssp. superbus|
Southern USSR, Afghanistan, N. India and SW China as with P. actius. Also as with actius, it is becoming rather rare in the former Soviet Union. Local, with up to 18 subspecies described.