Species

Ornithoptera priamus (Linnaeus, 1758)

    demophanes Fruhstorfer , 1913

Original Description

Ornithoptera priamus subsp. demophanes Fruhstorfer , 1913

Type specimen(s)

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

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Fergusson Insel [...] Trobriand, Engeneer Inseln"
Current country: Papua New Guinea

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Ornithoptera priamus subsp. demophanes Fruhstorfer , 1913
Treated as a synonym of Ornithoptera priamus poseidon Doubleday, 1847 by Parsons (1999: 226).