Species

Papilio (Achillides) arcturus Westwood, 1842

    arcturus Westwood, 1842

Original Description

Papilio species arcturus Westwood, 1842

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (coll. Parry)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Himalayan Mountains."
Current country: India; Nepal; Bhutan; China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio species arcturus Westwood, 1842
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 17). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 550). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Talbot (1939: 151), and Munroe (1961: 44). Treated as a species of Princeps Hübner, [1807] (Princeps Hübner, [1807]) by Hancock (1983: 48). Treated as a species of Papilio (Princeps) by Collins & Morris (1985: 112).