Delias cuningputi (Ribbe, 1900)

    aemula Jordan, 1930

Original Description

Delias cuningputi aemula Jordan, 1930

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, 1928, A. F. Eichhorn)
Additional information: "lectotype (here designated) ♂, Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province - labelled 'Edie Creek, Westside of Herzog Mts, 6100 ft., early 1928. A. F. Eichhorn /Delias cuningputi aemula Type. Jord. Nov. Zool. 1930./ Type'; paralectotypes 3 ♂♂, all in the British Museum (Natural History)." (Orr & Sibatani, 1986: 6).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Current country: Papua New Guinea

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Delias cuningputi aemula Jordan, 1930
Synonymized with Delias cuningputi cuningputi (Ribbe,1900) by Orr & Sibatani (1986: 6).


Original description not seen / checked! Lectotype designated by Orr & Sibatani (1986: 6).