Papilio alexiares (Hopffer, 1886)

Nuevo Leon, Mexico Sept 15 1965 ssp garcia
Leg: Escalante
Nuevo Leon, Mexico female ssp garcia dark form
Cuesta de Misantla, Veracruz ssp alexiares male Cuesta de Misantla, Veracruz female ssp alexiares (verso)
Leg: W Schaus

    The southern races of the Papilio glaucus group are at times treated as a separate species, P alexiares. The nominate race from Veracruz is rather uncommon and local and flies at higher elevations; ssp garcia (shown) is more common and found in the mountains of NE Mexico