Species

Byasa impediens (Seitz, 1907)

    impediens Rothschild, 1895

Original Description

Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 alcinous Klug, 1836 mencius Felder, 1862 form impediens Rothschild, 1895
Unavailable name: infrasubspecific name

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, coll. W. Rothschild)
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Ta-sien-lu"
Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 alcinous Klug, 1836 mencius Felder, 1862 form impediens Rothschild, 1895
Treated as a subspecies ("Var. ?") of Papilio mencius Felder by Oberthür (1907: 138). Treated as a species of Papilio by Jordan (1928: 169). Treated as a species of Parides Hübner, [1819] (Atrophaneura Reakirt, 1864) by Munroe (1961: 46). Treated as a species of Atrophaneura Reakirt, [1865] by Hancock (1983: 47). Treated as a species of Panosmia Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1886 by Bascombe (1995: 59). Treated as a synonym of Parides (Byasa) impediens (Seits, 1907) by Fujioka et al. (1997: 171).