Species

Papilio (Menelaides) ascalaphus Boisduval, 1836

    ascalaphus Boisduval, 1836

Original Description

Papilio espèce ascalaphus Boisduval, 1836

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, coll. Payen)
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Ternate."
Current country: Indonesia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio espèce ascalaphus Boisduval, 1836
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 15), and by Staudinger (1888: 278). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 551). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Munroe (1961: 43). Treated as a species of Papilio by Tsukada & Nishiyama (1982: 351). Treated as a species of Princeps Hübner, [1807] (Menelaides Hübner, [1819]) by Hancock (1983: 48). Treated as a species of Papilio (Princeps) by Collins & Morris (1985: 97). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (Menelaides Hübner, [1819]) by Vane-Wright & de Jong (2003: 89). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (Menelaides Hübner, 1819) by Peggie et al. (2005: 51).