Species

Papilio (Menelaides) demetrius Stoll, [1782]

    demetrius Stoll, [1782]

Original Description

[Papilio] demetrius Stoll, [1782]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (coll. C. Stoll or coll. M. Houttuin)
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "uit Japan [...] du Japon"
Current country: Japan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as [Papilio] demetrius Stoll, [1782]
Treated as a species of Papilio by Boisduval (1836: 199), and by Gray (1853: 15). Treated [as "demetrius Cram."] as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 553). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Munroe (1961: 43). Treated as a species of Princeps Hübner, [1807] (Menelaides Hübner, [1819]) by Hancock (1983: 48). Treated [as "demetrius Cramer, 1782"] as a species of Papilio (Princeps) by Collins & Morris (1985: 96).