Species

Ornithoptera priamus (Linnaeus, 1758)

    hecuba Röber, 1891

Original Description

Ornithoptera Priamus L. Form hecuba Röber, 1891

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂♂, ♀♀, 1887-1888, A. Jacobsen & H. Kühn leg., coll. J. Röber)
Current depository: SMTD, Dresden ?; MFNB, Berlin ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Key-Inseln"
Current country: Indonesia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Ornithoptera Priamus L. Form hecuba Röber, 1891
Treated as a synonym of Troides priamus poseidon (Doubleday, 1847) by Rothschild (1895:188,191). Treated as a subspecies of Ornithoptera (Ornithoptera) priamus Linné 1758 by Parrott & Deslisle (1989:390).