Species

Troides (Troides) rhadamantus (Lucas, 1835)

    rhadamanthus Boisduval, 1836

Original Description

Ornithoptera Boisduval espèce rhadamanthus Boisduval, 1836

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀, coll. Boisduval)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?; MNHN. Paris ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Cochinchine et Manille."
Current country: Philippines

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Ornithoptera Boisduval espèce rhadamanthus Boisduval, 1836
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 6). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 519). Treated as a species of Ornithoptera by Staudinger (1888: 474). Treated as a synonym of Troides rhadamantus (Lucas, 1835) by Rothschild (1895: 224).

Remarks

Possibly an objective synonym of Troides rhadamantus (Lucas, 1835).