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  • Entomology 16603 MCZ Entomology
  • Colias occidentalis occidentalis
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Syntype of Colias occidentalis
    Lectotype of Colias occidentalis
  • Gulf of Georgia, ca. Port Townsend
  • North America: United States: Washington: Jefferson
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-07-18)
Identifications
Colias occidentalis occidentalis Scudder, 1862
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Pieridae Coliadinae Colias occidentalis occidentalis
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: C. philodice occidentalis Scud.
Colias occidentalis Scudder, 1862
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Pieridae Coliadinae Colias occidentalis
Identified by Clifford D. Ferris on 1987-02-28
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Lectotype Colias occidentalis Scudder. Designated by C. D. Ferris Feb, 1987
Citations
Scudder 1862, Page 109, Syntype of Colias occidentalis

Barnes and McDunnough 1916, Page 66, Lectotype of Colias occidentalis
"...we believe we are justified in restricting the type of this species to the ♂ specimen in Cambridge from Port Townsend, Gulf of Georgia (Agassiz), which fully agrees with Scudder's diagnosis; ... "
Ferris 1988, Page 19, Lectotype of Colias occidentalis
Re-designation of lectotype. Though Ferris does not know who authored the comment label shown in Figure 35, it appears to be in the handwriting of Hermann Hagen.
 
Scudder (1862), Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 9:103-111
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Scudder (1862), Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 9:103-111
Barnes & McDunnough (1916), Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4(2):61-208
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Barnes & McDunnough (1916), Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4(2):61-208
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Washington
County: Jefferson
Specific Locality: Gulf of Georgia, ca. Port Townsend
Verbatim Locality: Gulf of Georgia
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-07-18)
Collectors
Alexander Agassiz
Identifiers
type number: 16603
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Male
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Lectotype ♂♀♀ Mr. Scudders types! The ♀ belong to Chrysotheme -- see the ♀ Chrys. = Euryth. labeled by Mr. W. H. Edwards and the ♀ fr. Oregon.; Jan.-Jun. 2001 MCZ Image Database; specimen of occidentalis lent to Chermock 18-IV-1945 [in handwriting on Vladimir Nabokov. -RLH, 2015]. [Locality inferred from Hagen (1883), Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 22: 164. -RLH, 2015]
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MCZ Entomology Coleoptera 010001-017196, pg.111

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MCZ Entomology Coleoptera 010001-017196, pg.111