Species

Battus laodamas (Felder & Felder, 1859)

    iopas Godman & Salvin, 1897

Original Description

Papilio sp. iopas Godman & Salvin, 1897

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, coll. Staudinger)
Additional information: "Secondo Godman & Salvin (1897) l'olotipo di Papilio iopas è in coll. Staudinger, ZMHB, ma attualmente non reperibile." (Racheli & Pariset 1992:111).
Current depository: MFNB, Berlin ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Mexico occidentalis, Colima"
Current country: Mexico

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio sp. iopas Godman & Salvin, 1897
Treated as a synonym of Papilio laodamas procas Godman & Salvin, 1890 by Rothschild & Jordan (1906: 532). Treated as a subspecies of Battus laodamas (Felder & Felder, 1859) by Racheli & Pariset (1992:111), and Lamas (2004: 90). Treated as a subspecies of Battus (Battuosa) laodamas (Felder & Felder, 1859) by Möhn (1999: 7).