Species

Byasa alcinous (Klug, 1836)

    loochooanus Rothschild, 1896

Original Description

Papilio alcinous subsp. loochooanus Rothschild, 1896

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, coll. W. Rothschild)
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Okinawa, Loo Choo Islands"
Current country: Japan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio alcinous subsp. loochooanus Rothschild, 1896
Treated as a subspecies of Papilio alcinous Klug, 1836 by Oberthür (1907: 138), and Jordan (1928: 172). Treated as a subspecies of Parides (Byasa) alcinous (Klug, 1836) by Fujioka et al. (1997: 169).