Butterflies of temperate Asia – Paralasa jordana

Posted: April 15, 2012 in Environment
Paralasa jordana, Pamir mountains ( image © Emmanuel Zinszner )



There are 27 species in the genus Paralasa, most of which were formerly placed in Erebia.

Paralasa are confined to the mountains of central Asia.
Paralasa jordana is found in Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and the Tien Shan.




This is a high altitude species, found on dry northern slopes in the Tien Shan, Alaisky and Pamir mountains.

via Butterflies of temperate Asia – Paralasa jordana.


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