Papilio (Menelaides) deiphobus Linnaeus, 1758

    alcandor Cramer, [1775]

Original Description

[Papilio] alcandor Cramer, [1775]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (coll. W. van der Meulen)
Additional information: "No potential Cramer specimens located." (Chainey, 2005: 293).
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Zy komt van Amboina [...] Il vient d'Amboine"
Current country: Indonesia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as [Papilio] alcandor Cramer, [1775]
Treated as a synonym of Papilio deiphobus Linn. by Boisduval (1836: 200), Gray (1853: 15), and Kirby (1871: 551).


Cramer notes agenor and deiphobus as similar species.