Colias wiskotti Staudinger, 1882

    seres Groum-Grshimaïlo, 1890

Original Description

Colias Wiskotti var. seres Groum-Grshimaïlo, 1890

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT ( ♀, VII.1887, G. Grum-Grshimailo leg.)
Additional information: "Grum-Grshimailo (1890) stated that he collected a single well-preserved female and 2 or 3 very badly damaged males at the beginning of July [1887] (syntypes).", "None of the males have been found in BMNH, ZISP, ZMKU or MNHU; they are presumed to be lost or impossible to identify. [...] The female is in BMNH in the type collection.", "the female is herein designated as the lectotype." (Grieshuber & Worthy, 2006: 61-62).
Current depository: BMNH, London

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "dans les alentours de Goudjabaï, sur les pentes N. E. des monts Kounjout"
Current country: China

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Colias Wiskotti var. seres Groum-Grshimaïlo, 1890
Treated as a subspecies of Colias wiskotti Staudinger, 1882 by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 45, 61).


Lectotype designated by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 62).