Species

Protographium dioxippus (Hewitson, [1856])

    lacandones Bates, 1864

Original Description

Papilio species lacandones Bates, 1864

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, O. Salvin & F. du Cane Godman leg., coll. O. Salvin)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Guatemala, province of Vera Paz."
Current country: Guatemala

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio species lacandones Bates, 1864
Treated as a species of Eurytides Hübner, 1821 (Eurytides Hübner, 1821) by Munroe (1961: 41). Treated as a species of Graphium Scopoli, 1777 by D'Almeida (1966: 281). Treated as a species of Eurytides Hübner, [1821] by Hancock (1983: 46). Treated as a subspecies of Protographium dioxippus (Hewitson, 1855) by Tyler et al. (1994: 30). Treated as a subspecies of Protographium dioxippus (Hewitson, [1856]) by Lamas (2004: 87).

Remarks

Previously treated as a separate species (e.g., Collins & Morris 1985, D'Almeida 1966, De Vries 1987, Hancock 1983, Munroe 1961) but recently regarded as conspecific with P. dioxippus by Brown (1991), Llorente-Bousquets et al. (1997), and Tyler et al. (1994:30).