Species

Parides aeneas (Linnaeus, 1758)

    dido Rothschild & Jordan, 1906

Original Description

Papilio aeneas aeneas Linné 1758 [f]-f. dido Rothschild & Jordan, 1906
Unavailable name: infrasubspecific name

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♀, coll. W. Rothschild)
Additional information: "Types in aeneas drawer, main collection of NHM, London, HT from the Confluence of the Oronoque and New Rivers, paratypes from Guiana (2), St. Jean (1), and Surinam (1)." (Tyler et al. 1994: 208).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "The Guianas"
Current country: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio aeneas aeneas Linné 1758 [f]-f. dido Rothschild & Jordan, 1906
Treated as a synonym ("f.") of Parides aeneas didas Brown & Lamas, 1994 by Lamas (2004: 91).

Remarks

Permanently invalid as a junior primary homonym of Papilio dido Linnaeus, 1763. The name didas Brown & Lamas, 1994 has been proposed as an objective replacement name.