This specimen is from William Hunter's collection. The specimens were utilised by Fabricius describing new species. The collection contains types from other contemporary entomologists such as Olivier and Drury.
These two males are almost certain Smeathman's from Sierra Leone. See the very different female as no. 127003. The name brutus is only one of a minor history of homonymy of this species and the name is invalid. [Torben B. Larsen det.]