Papilio medusa, CRAMER, 1777

Chainey, John E., 2005, The species of Papilionidae and Pieridae (Lepidoptera) described by Cramer and Stoll and their putative type material in the Natural History Museum in London, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 145 (3), pp. 283-337: 327-328

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http://doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2005.00184.x

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scientific name

Papilio medusa
status

 

MEDUSA CRAMER, 1777  

Pap[ilio] Dan[aus] Cand[idus] medusa Cramer, 1777: 86   , 149, pl.150, fig. F [original plate 107, fig. B] (junior homonym of Papilio medusa Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775   [ Satyrinae   ]). ‘Côte de Bengale’ [error; West African].

Papilio   Danaus   Candidus medusa, Stoll, 1782b: 6   [No. 79].

Material examined. No potential Cramer specimens located.

Current status. Invalid senior synonym of Leptosia dorothea (Fabricius, 1793)   . Cited as a valid species in Leptosia   ( Bridges, 1988; Ackery et al., 1995), but is invalid as Papilio medusa Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775   , preoccupies it.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Papilionidae

Genus

Papilio

Loc

Papilio medusa

Chainey, John E. 2005
2005
Loc

Papilio

Stoll C 1782: 6
1782