Species

Papilio (Heraclides) ornythion Boisduval, 1836

    ornythion Boisduval, 1836

Original Description

Papilio espèce ornythion Boisduval, 1836

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (coll. Th. Roger)
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Yukatan"
Current country: Mexico

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio espèce ornythion Boisduval, 1836
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 39). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 541). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Munroe (1961: 44). Treated as a species of Heraclides Hübner, [1819] by Miller & Brown (1981: 65), Hancock (1983: 47), and Lamas (2004: 95). Treated as a species of Papilio (Heraclides) by Collins & Morris (1985: 88). Treated as a species of Heraclides (Calaides) Hübner, 1819 by Tyler et al. (1994: 32). Treated as a species of Heraclides Hübner, 1819 (Calaides Hübner, 1819) by Tyler et al. (1994: 32). Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 (Heraclides Hübner, [1819]) by Pelham (2008: 120).

Remarks

In the original description, the name was attributed to Roger as "Ornythion, Roger".