Species

Zerynthia (Zerynthia) polyxena ([Denis & Schifferm

    demnosia Freyer, 1831

Original Description

Zerynthia demnosia Freyer, 1831

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀, ex coll. Büringer, coll. C. F. Freyer)
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "in Litorale"

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Zerynthia demnosia Freyer, 1831
Synonymized with Papilio polyxena by Freyer (1833: 173-174, 1836: 156). Treated as a synonym of Thais hypsipyle Fabr. by Gray (1853:79), and listed as "Variety b". Treated as a synonym of Thais polyxena cassandra Hübner, 1827-1832 by Kirby (1871:516). Treated as a synonym of Zerynthia hypsipyle creusa (Meigen, 1829) by Hemming (1934:197).