Species

Papilio (Heraclides) thoas Linnaeus, 1771

    oviedo Gundlach, 1881

Original Description

Papilio oviedo Gundlach, 1881

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (ex coll. Gundlach, coll. E. Honrath)
Additional information: "Das einzige Exemplar, welches ich davon erhalten konnte, habe ich aus einer Puppe gezogen, die ich in Santiago de Cuba an dem Stamme einer Ayúa (Xanthoxylum) fand," [...] "Das typische Stück aber, das sich jetzt in der Sammlung des Herrn Ed. G. Honrath in Berlin befindet," (Gundlach, 1886: 132).
Current depository: BMNH, London ?; MFNB, Berlin ?

Type locality

Current country: Cuba

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio oviedo Gundlach, 1881
Treated as a synonym of Papilio thoas Linn., 1771 by Kirby (1871: 541), and listed as "Var. c". Treated as a subspecies of Papilio cresphontes by Gundlach (1886: 132). Treated as a subspecies of Heraclides thoas (Linnaeus) by Smith et al. (1994: 170). Treated as a subspecies of Heraclides thoas (Linnaeus, 1771) by Lamas (2004: 96).

Remarks

Original description not seen / checked!