Biologists of Turkmenistan and experts of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) of the United Kingdom have conducted joint expeditions to Koytendag and Badkhyz reserves and the Turkmen coast of the Caspian Sea.
They carried out work on preparation of the nomination dossier for inclusion of Badkhyz and Koytendag in the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites.
Male holotype and 3 female paratypes from Kyzyl-Dzhar Ravine, 580-620 m above sea level, SE border of Badkhyz
Plateau, Turkmenistan (35[degrees]48'N, 61[degrees]53'E), 11 April 1993, S.
vera trees in the Badkhyz (Batkhyz) Reserve south of Sarakhs (Saragt) near the junction of the Iranian and Afghanistan frontiers where they are regenerating following the long-term exclusion of sheep and goats.
Orlovsky, the Directors of the Botanic Garden and of the Institutes of Botany, Geology, History and Zoology, and the Directors and staff of the National Parks and Reserves at Badkhyz, Kara-Kala and Repetek in southern Turkmenistan.