Graphium (Graphium) weiskei (Ribbe, 1900)

    kosii Müller & Tennent, 1999

Original Description

Graphium Scopoli sp. kosii Müller & Tennent, 1999

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, 22.VIII.1998, C. J. Müller, AM K111543)
Current depository: AUMS, Sydney

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Lak district, Hans Meyer Range, 2400 m, S. New Ireland"
Current country: Papua New Guinea

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Graphium Scopoli sp. kosii Müller & Tennent, 1999
Treated as a species of Graphium by Tennent (2006: 23).


Recently described as a separate species from New Ireland related to G. weiskei (Müller & Tennent 1999); despite differences in wing pattern and male genitalia it is provisionally retained here under G. weiskei due to its allopatric distribution [CLH].