fordi J. A. Comstock & Martin, 1956
Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
Calico S to Granite Mts.; Sheephole, Coxcomb, Eagle Mts., CA
(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)
Genus Papilio Linnaeus, 1758
Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 458. Type-species: Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 462, no. 27, by designation of Latreille (1810), Consid. gén. Anim. Crust. Arach. Ins.: 350, 440. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 703. The generic and subgeneric arrangement follows J. Miller (1987), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 186(4): 365-512.
Papilio indra Reakirt, 1866
Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 6(1): 123-124.
Original Combination: Papilio Indra
Type Locality: “Pike's Peak, Colorado Terr.” [El Paso-Teller counties] This species is not currently known from the Pikes Peak area; the holotype probably came from the area west of Golden, Jefferson County, most likely Lookout Mountain or Mount Zion (A. Warren pers. comm. 2006).
Types: Holotype (#7010) in ANSP.
Papilio indra fordi J. A. Comstock & Martin, 1956
Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 54(3): 144-145, pl. 40, figs. 3 ♂ D (holotype), 4 ♀ D; pl. 41, figs. 3 ♂ V (holotype), 4 ♀ V.
Original Combination: Papilio indra fordi
Type Locality: “Granite Mountains, a few miles north and east of Apple Valley, San Bernardino County, California”
Types: Holotype in LACM; figured by Howe (1975), Butts. N. Am.: pl. 67, fig. 5 ♂ D.