Species

Ornithoptera paradisea Staudinger, 1893

    auriflua Fruhstorfer, 1903

Original Description

Ornithoptera paradisea Stdgr. ab. [...] (nov. subspec.) [...] Aberration oder Lokalform auriflua Fruhstorfer, 1903

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: 2 ST
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Kaiser Wilhelmsland. Genauere Lokalität ?? [...] in einer Lokalität, deren geographische Lage mir nicht bekannt gegeben werden konnte"
Current country: Papua New Guinea

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Ornithoptera paradisea Stdgr. ab. [...] (nov. subspec.) [...] Aberration oder Lokalform auriflua Fruhstorfer, 1903

Remarks

As this name has been introduced as 'an aberation or local form' it should probably be treated as an available name [CLH].