Parnassius clodius strohbeeni Sternitzky, 1945

Strohbeen's parnassian butterfly



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: c. 1953 (1958?)



Santa Cruz Mountains, California, USA


Biology & Ecology









Original scientific description:

Sternitzky, Robert F. (1945). A new race of Parnassius clodius. Men. Proceedings of the New England Zoological Club 23: 81-82.


Other references:

Calhoun, John V. (2013). The Dodge Family: An Enduring Tradition of Entomology. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 67 (3): 206–220. doi:10.18473/lepi.v67i3.a7

NatureServe. (2011). NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available (Accessed: September 17, 2011).

Pelham, J. P. (2008). A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera. Volume 40. 658 pp.

Tilden, J.W. (1960). ["The Editor was pleased to receive a letter from Robert Sternitzky..."]. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 5: 2.


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