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Pieridae
770350.004215Colias boothii Curtis, 1835
Distribution Data for Colias boothii
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Synonymy: • Colias boothii Curtis, 1835
• Colias tyche of authors not Bφber, 1812
• Colias werdandi of authors not Zetterstedt, 1840
• Colias chione Curtis, 1835
• Colias canadensis Ferris, 1982
• Colias flavaurantia Hammond & McCorkle, 2017
• Colias kaija Hammond & McCorkle, 2017
• Colias lydia Hammond & McCorkle, 2017
• Colias thula Hovanitz, 1955
• Colias kolosovae Churkin, Grieshuber, Bogdanov & Zamolodchikov, 2001
• Colias olga Churkin, Grieshuber, Bogdanov & Zamolodchikov, 2001
Taxonomic Notes: Colias boothii Curtis, 1835, previously treated as a synonym of Colias tyche Bφber, 1812 in Layberry et al. (1998), is returned to full species status in Hammond & McCorkle (2017) with [4214.1] canadensis Ferris, thula Hovanitz, kolosovae Churkin, Grieshuber, Bogdanov & Zamolodchikov as a subspecies.
References
  • Butterflies of America Species Page.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hammond, P. C. & D.N. McCorkle, 2017. Taxonomy, ecology, and evolutionary theory of the genus Colias (Lepidoptera: Pieridae: Coliadinae). Published by the authors, Corvallis, Oregon, 265 pp..

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