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Battus polydamas antiquus

 

Species Authority
(Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Synonym/s
Papilio polydamas antiquus Rothschild & Jordan, 1906
Common Name
Antigua swallowtail
Locality
Antigua, Lesser Antilles
Last Record
1770
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/12517/battus-polydamas-antiquus
Hypodigm
Notes
For an illustration, see: https://butterfliesofamerica.com/battus_polydamas_antiquus.htm
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Rothschild, W. and Jordan, K. (1906). [Papilio polydamas antiquus]. Novit. Zool. 13, 411-752.
 
Rothschild & Jordan, 1906; Novit. Zool. 13 (3): (411-752). 
 
[b]Species Bibliography[/b]
 
Möhn, 1999, Butterflies of the World 5: 4, pl. 5, f. 2
 
Steadman, David W., Pregill, Gregory K. and Olson, Storrs L. (1984). [url=https://www.pnas.org/content/81/14/4448.full.pdf]Fossil vertebrates from Antigua, Lesser Antilles: Evidence for late Holocene human-caused extinctions in the West Indies[/url]. Proc. Nati. Acad. Sci. USA 81: 4448-4451.