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Heraclides cresphontes (Cramer, 1777)
(Eastern Giant Swallowtail)

Type Specimens

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Heraclides cresphontes NEOTYPE USA: New York, Kings Co., Broocklyn, 23-IV-1898, specimen No. NVG-14061A03 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes NEOTYPE USA: New York, Kings Co., Broocklyn, 23-IV-1898, specimen No. NVG-14061A03 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes NEOTYPE USA: New York, Kings Co., Broocklyn, 23-IV-1898, specimen No. NVG-14061A03 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio thoas cresphontes ab. luxuriosa Reiff, 1911, TL: USA ([Mi]))
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio thoas cresphontes ab. luxuriosa Reiff, 1911, TL: USA ([Mi]))
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (HOLOTYPE of Papilio var. maxwelli Franck, 1919) ♂ [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (HOLOTYPE of Papilio var. maxwelli Franck, 1919) ♂ [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (HOLOTYPE of Papilio var. maxwelli Franck, 1919) ♂ [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (HOLOTYPE of Papilio var. maxwelli Franck, 1919) ♂ [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio var. maxwelli Franck, 1919, TL: [USA (Fl)])
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio var. maxwelli Franck, 1919, TL: [USA (Fl)])
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio f. forsythae Gunder, 1933, TL: USA (Fl))
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio f. forsythae Gunder, 1933, TL: USA (Fl))
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945, TL: USA (Pa))
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (TYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945, TL: USA (Pa))
Photo taken by Gerardo Lamas and digitized by the Tropical Andean Butterfly Diversity Project, funded by the Darwin Initiative.
Any use of this image, except for personal study, requires prior written consent of the housing institution.

Heraclides cresphontes (PARATYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945), specimen No. NVG-14061A11 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (PARATYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945), specimen No. NVG-14061A11 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (PARATYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945), specimen No. NVG-14061A11 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (PARATYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945), specimen No. NVG-14061A12 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (PARATYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945), specimen No. NVG-14061A12 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin

Heraclides cresphontes (PARATYPE of Papilio cresphontes pennsylvanicus F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1945), specimen No. NVG-14061A12 [USNM].
Specimen courtesy of Smithsonian Institution   —   © Nick V. Grishin


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