Species

Parides agavus (Drury, 1782)

    agavus Drury, 1782

Original Description

Papilio agavus Drury, 1782

Type specimen(s)

Additional information: "The Drury collection was sold at auction shortly after his death, and no specimens have thus far been recognized as Drury types. It is doubtful that any exist today." (Miller & Brown, 1981:211).
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Current country: Brazil

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio agavus Drury, 1782
Treated as a species in Papilio 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: 438). 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: 64).

Remarks

Original description not seen / checked!