Species

Pachliopta jophon (Gray, [1853])

    jophon Gray, [1853]

Original Description

Papilio species jophon Gray, [1853]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀)
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Ceylon"
Current country: Sri Lanka

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio species jophon Gray, [1853]
Treated as a synonym of Papilio antiphus Fabr., 1793 by Kirby (1871: 535), and listed as "Var. b". Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Rothschild (1895: 234). Treated as a species of Polydorus Swainson, 1833 by Talbot (1939: 80). Treated as a species of Pachliopta Reakirt, 1864 by Munroe (1961: 46). Treated as a species of Atrophaneura Reakirt, [1865] by Hancock (1983: 47). Treated as a species of Pachliopta Reakirt, [1865] (Pachliopta Reakirt, [1865]) by Fujioka et al. (1997: 176).