Species

Battus belus (Cramer, [1777])

    numitor Cramer, [1777]

Original Description

[Papilio] numitor Cramer, [1777]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "uit Surinamen [...] de Suriname."
Current country: Suriname

Taxonomic history

Originally described as [Papilio] numitor Cramer, [1777]
Treated as a species of Papilio by Boisduval (1836:317), and by Gray (1853:68). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871:522). Treated as a synonym of Papilio belus belus Cramer, 1777 by Rothschild & Jordan (1906:530). Treated as a synonym of Battus belus belus (Cramer, 1777) by Racheli & Pariset (1992:129), and Lamas (2004:90).