Species

Papilio (Druryia) rex Oberth

    abyssinicana Vane-Wright, 1995

Original Description

Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (Princeps Hübner, [1807]) rex Oberthür, 1886 Nom. nov. abyssinicana Vane-Wright, 1995

Type specimen(s)

Additional information: [see under: abyssinicus Poulton, 1926]
Current depository: [see under: abyssinicus Poulton, 1926]

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Ethiopia: "S.W. Abyssinia, Ganji River; Nado's Prov., 5500 ft."."
Current country: Ethiopia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (Princeps Hübner, [1807]) rex Oberthür, 1886 Nom. nov. abyssinicana Vane-Wright, 1995
Treated as a subspecies of Papilio rex Oberthür, 1886 by d'Abrera (1997:10).

Remarks

Proposed as replacement name for Papilio rex abyssinicus Poulton, 1926, which is invalid as a junior primary homonym of Papilio nireus abyssinica Cannaviello, 1900.