Belenois creona (Cramer, [1776])

    creona Cramer, [1776]

Original Description

[Papilio] creona Cramer, [1776]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀, coll. B. Vriends)
Current depository: ??

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Zy vallen in de Oost-Indiën, [...] Ils viennent des Indes Orientales"

Taxonomic history

Originally described as [Papilio] creona Cramer, [1776]
Treated as a species of Belenois Hübner, [1819] by Ackery et al. (1995: 201).


Cramer describes the specimen figured on figs. C, D as a female and those on figs. E, F as a male. Figures C and D are erroneously given as "Fig. B. C." in the text.