Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Pseudochazara turkestana (Grum-Grshimailo, 1893)

Type locality: "...in montibus Turkestaniae et in Tian-schan orientali" [Tian-Shan].

Range: From Afghanistan through the mountains of Middle Asia to the SW. Altai.

Habitat: Dry stony habitats at 1,600-3,800 mtrs.

Flight Period: June to August.

Subspecies:

ssp. esquilinus (Fruhstorfer, 1911) – Alai;

ssp. sagina (Ruhl, [1894]) – Tajikistan, Ghissar, S. Ghissar, Darvaz, the W. Pamirs;

ssp. tarbagata (Staudinger, 1901) – Dzhungarsky Alatau, Saur and Tarbagatai, Kazakhstan, the SW. Altai;

ssp. turkestana (Grum-Grshimailo, 1893) – Afghanistan, Tian-Shan, Kyrgyzstan, SW Altai.

ssp. wakhilkhani Wyatt & Omoto, 1966 - Afghanistan, NE Hindu Kush mountains, Bala-Quran

Note: Pseudochazara turkestana (Grum-Grshimailo, 1893) ssp. esquilinus (Fruhstorfer, 1911) – almost the whole Pamir-Alai Transboundary Conservancy Area - Kyrgyzstan (PATCA-KG) area with the exception of central part of northern slope of Trans-Alai Mt.R. (different sources, including many FDFs), also Altyn-Mazar (DMd, 2004).

Pseudochazara turkestana esquilinus

ssp. esquilinus

Pseudochazara turkestana sagina

ssp. sagina

Pseudochazara turkestana tarbagata

ssp. tarbagata

Pseudochazara turkestana turkestana

ssp. turkestana

Pseudochazara turkestana esquilinus

ssp. esquilinus

Pseudochazara turkestana sagina

ssp. sagina

Pseudochazara turkestana tarbagata

ssp. tarbagata

Pseudochazara turkestana turkestana

ssp. turkestana

 ssp. wakhilkhani

 
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