Wiltshire (1952: 197): “Holo-Types, both of clara and ab. obsoleta (♂♂), 14.v.50, rocky steppe near West shores of Salt Lake, 5000 feet, Shiraz, Persia (in my collection). Allo-Type (♀) of clara : 15.v.50 (leg. Arjumand), mountains near Darab, c. 4000 feet, Fars, south-east of Shiraz (in my collection). Para-Types of clara : 7 examples, same date and place as allotype, also one male, Dasht-i-Barm, 4000 feet (Shiraz-Bushire road), semi-deforested hills and plain, Fars, South-west Persia (in my collection).”
- Erstbeschreibung: Wiltshire, E. P. (1952): Middle-East Lepidoptera, X. More new species and forms from Persia (Iran) and Syria. — Bulletin de la Société Fouad ler d'Entomologie 36: 187-210. 1 pl.