Species

Papilio (Pterourus) menatius H

    victorinus Doubleday, 1844

Original Description

Papilio victorinus Doubleday, 1844

Type specimen(s)

Additional information: "Holotype in BMNH" (Pelham, 2008: 130).
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio victorinus Doubleday, 1844
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 35). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 537). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Munroe (1961: 45). Treated as a species of Pterourus Scopoli, 1777 (Pyrrhosticta Butler, 1872) by Hancock (1983: 47). Treated as a species of Papilo (Pterourus) by Collins & Morris (1985: 86). Treated as a subspecies of Pterourus (Pyrrhosticta) menatius (Hübner, 1819) by Tyler et al. (1991: 33). Treated as a subspecies of Pterourus menatius (Hübner, [1819]) by Lamas (2004: 98). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (Pterourus Scopoli, 1777) by Pelham (2008: 130).

Remarks

Original description not seen / checked! Previously treated as a separate species (e.g., Collins & Morris 1985:86, D'Abrera 1981, D'Almeida 1966, De Vries 1987, Hancock 1983, Llorente-Bousquets et al. 1997, Scott 1986), but seen as conspecific with P. menatius by Tyler et al. (1994), and Lamas (2004).