Colias wiskotti Staudinger, 1882

    separata Grum-Grshimailo, 1888

Original Description

Colias Wiskotti Stgr. var. separata Grum-Grshimailo, 1888

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, 26.VI.1884, G. Grum-Grshimailo leg., ex coll. G. Grum-Grshimailo, coll. Elwes)
Additional information: "The male syntype figured by Verity (l.c.) is designated here as the lectotype. [...] The label data are as follows: - [Grum-Grshimailo's hand] [...] [Balakty-Su / Balakty river] // [...] Coll. BMNH (type collection)." (Grieshuber & Worthy, 2006: 51).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Montes Alaienses"
Current country: Kyrgyzstan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Colias Wiskotti Stgr. var. separata Grum-Grshimailo, 1888
Treated as a subspecies of Colias wiskotti Staudinger, 1882 by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 45, 51).


For further details on type material and type locality, see Groum-Grshimailo (1890). Lectotype designated by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 51).