Species

Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758)

    atahualpa Racheli & Pischedda, 1987

Original Description

Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758) subsp. atahualpa Racheli & Pischedda, 1987

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, 26.VII.1984, H. Descimon leg.)
Current depository: coll. T. Racheli, Roma

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Peru, Apurimac, Abancay m 2000-2200"
Current country: Peru

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758) subsp. atahualpa Racheli & Pischedda, 1987
Treated as a subspecies of Battus streckerianus Honrath, 1884 by Racheli & Pariset (1992:84). Treated as a subspecies of Battus polydamas (Linné, 1758) by Tyler et al. (1994:28). Treated as a subspecies of Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758) by Lamas (1997:128), and Lamas (2004:90). Treated as a subspecies of Battus (Battus) streckerianus (Honrath, 1884) by Möhn (1999:5).