Species

Parides ascanius (Cramer, [1775])

    ascanius Cramer, [1775]

Original Description

[Papilio] ascanius Cramer, [1775]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (coll. E. F. Alberti)
Additional information: "in the Natural History Museum in London", "Material examined. 1 ♂ (BMNH(E)#665386), with printed Felder label" (Chainey, 2005: 283, 297).
Current depository: BMNH, London ?; ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Zy komt van Rio de Janeiro op de kust van Brazil [...] On le trouve à Rio de Janeiro sur la Côte du Brezil "
Current country: Brazil

Taxonomic history

Originally described as [Papilio] ascanius Cramer, [1775]
Treated as a species of Papilio by Boisduval (1836: 306), and by Gray (1853: 42). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 536). Treated as a species of Papilio Linné, 1758 by Rothschild & Jordan (1906: 437). Treated as a species of Parides Hübner, [1819] (Parides Hübner, [1819]) by Munroe (1961: 45). Treated as a species of Parides Hübner, [1819] by Hancock (1983: 47), Lamas (2004: 91), and Racheli (2006: 72).