Papilio (Menelaides) rumanzovia Eschscholtz, 1821

    descombesi Boisduval, 1836

Original Description

Papilio espèce descombesi Boisduval, 1836

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, coll. T. Roger)
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Manilles."
Current country: Philippines

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio espèce descombesi Boisduval, 1836
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 14). Treated as a synonym of Papilio emalthion rumonzovia Esch., 1821 by Kirby (1871: 551).


In the original description, the name is attributed to Roger as "Papilio Descombesi Roger", however, without indication of a reference or publication by that author. Apart from the type material listed, the original description also refers to the description of "P. Floridor femelle, God. Encyc. Suppl. IX, p. 809, n°. 10-11".