Species

Battus crassus (Cramer, [1777])

    hirundo Röber, 1925

Original Description

Papilio Art hirundo Röber, 1925

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, A. H. Fassl leg., presumably coll. J. Röber)
Additional information: "Descritto su di un ♂, presumibilmente in Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Dresden." (Racheli & Pariset 1992:119).
Current depository: SMTD, Dresden

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Bolivien (Rio Songo, 750 m"
Current country: Bolivia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio Art hirundo Röber, 1925
Treated as a subspecies of Battus crassus (Cramer, 1777) by Racheli & Pariset (1992:119), Tyler et. al. (1994:28), and Lamas (2004:90). Treated as a subspecies of Battus (Battuosa) crassus (Cramer, 1777) by Möhn (1999:9).

Remarks

No type specimen found in MFNB, Berlin [CLH, 2002]. Holotype ([m], Rio Songo, 12 2/7, (Fassl); Holotypus Papilio hirundo Röber [G. Lamas' handwriting] found in SMTD, Dresden [CLH, IV.2003].