Species

Battus lycidas (Cramer, [1777])

    erymanthus Cramer, [1777]

Original Description

[Papilio] erymanthus Cramer, [1777]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST
Additional information: "Materiale tipico - Papilio erymanthus HT ♂ [esaminato], ex coll. Lennep, depositato in BMNH." (Racheli & Pariset 1992:96).
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

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

Taxonomic history

Originally described as [Papilio] erymanthus Cramer, [1777]
Treated as a synonym of Papilio lycidas Cram. by Boisduval (1836:317). Treated as a synonym of Papilio lycidas Cram. by Gray (1853:68), and listed as "Variety a". Treated as a synonym of Papilio lycidas Cram., 1779 by Kirby (1871:522). Treated as a synonym of Papilio lycidas Cramer, 1777 by Rothschild & Jordan (1906:534). Treated as a synonym of Battus lycidas (Cramer, 1777) by Racheli & Pariset (1992:96), and Lamas (2004:90).