|Tingo Maria, Peru 6/96 ssp protesilaus|
Wide range from Costa Rica south to S Brazil and
Argentina. Generally common. Four subspecies, pictured is the nominate
race which occurs throughout the Amazon Basin.
dariensis - Costa Rica south to Venezuela
protesilaus - Amazon Basin
archesilaus - Central (Andean) and W Colombia and Ecuador south to N Peru
nigricornis - SE Brazil and N Argentina. Coastal Mountains.
travassosi, pseudosilaus are intergrade forms from SE Brazil,
at one time considered full species (rare).