Species

Battus belus (Cramer, [1777])

    caburi Kaye, 1906

Original Description

Papilio sp. caburi Kaye, 1906

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♀, 16.IV.1901, W. J. Kaye leg.)
Additional information: "In BMNH vi è l'olotipo ♀ di Papilio caburi" (Racheli & Pariset 1992:129).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Guiana [...] Forest between Essequibo and Mazaruni Rivers, near Bartica"
Current country: Guyana

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio sp. caburi Kaye, 1906
Treated as a synonym of Papilio belus belus Cramer, 1777 by Rothschild & Jordan (1906:531). Treated as a synonym of Battus belus belus (Cramer, 1777) by Racheli & Pariset (1992:129), and Lamas (2004:90).