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  • Entomology 191978 MCZ Entomology
  • Colias eurytheme
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Syntype of Colias occidentalis
    Paralectotype of Colias occidentalis
  • Gulf of Georgia
  • North America: Canada: British Columbia
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-09-16)
Identifications
Colias eurytheme Boisduval, 1832
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Pieridae Coliadinae Colias eurytheme
Identified by Rachel L. Hawkins
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Colias occidentalis Scudder, 1862
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Pieridae Coliadinae Colias occidentalis
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Colias philodice occidentalis Scudder, 1862
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Pieridae Coliadinae Colias philodice occidentalis
Identified by Vladimir Nabokov
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: C. philodice occidentalis Scud.
Colias eurytheme fo. alba Boisduval, 1832
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Pieridae Coliadinae Colias eurytheme fo. alba
Identified by Clifford D. Ferris on 1986-01-31
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: This specimen is Colias eurytheme Bdv. ♀ f. "alba".
Citations
Scudder 1862, Page 109, Syntype of Colias occidentalis

Barnes and McDunnough 1916, Page 66, Paralectotype of Colias occidentalis
Status implied by lectotype designation: "...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 S
Ferris 1988, Page 17, Voucher of Colias eurytheme fo. alba
"Two cotypes bear the same MCZ type number. The ♀, however, is an "alba" form of C. eurytheme Boisduval."
 
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: Canada
State/Province: British Columbia
Specific Locality: Gulf of Georgia
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-09-16)
Collectors
Alexander Agassiz
Identifiers
type number: 16603
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Female
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Paralectotype Jan.-Jun. 2001 MCZ Image Database; specimen of occidentalis lent to Chermock 18-IV-1945
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