Species

Papilio (Druryia) rex Oberth

    rex Oberthür, 1886

Original Description

Papilio espèce rex Oberthür, 1886

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (1886, R.P. Le Roy leg.)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Mhonda, dans l'Ouzigoua"
Current country: Tanzania

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio espèce rex Oberthür, 1886
Treated as a species of Papilio Linnaeus, 1758 by Munroe (1961: 44), Larsen (1991:109), and d'Abrera (1997: 10). Treated as a species of Princeps Hübner, [1807] (Druryia Aurivillius, 1881) by Hancock (1983: 48). Treated as a species of Papilio (Princeps) by Collins & Morris (1985: 104).