Papilio (Papilio) machaon Linnaeus, 1758

    gorganus Fruhstorfer, 1922

Original Description

Papilio machaon L. gorganus Fruhstorfer, 1922

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, coll. H. Fruhstorfer)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Germania, Austria, Europ. centr. [...] Holland"
Current country: Germany; Austria; Netherlands

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio machaon L. gorganus Fruhstorfer, 1922


Although Fruhstorfer explicitly mentioned only a single female, it is clear from the original description that he had more than one specimen at hand for the desciption of this taxon.