Species

Colias wiskotti Staudinger, 1882

    aurantiaca Staudinger, 1892

Original Description

Colias wiskotti Staudinger var. (ab.?) aurantiaca Staudinger, 1892

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, 1886, Maurer leg., coll. O. Staudinger)
Additional information: "the specimen selected for the lectotype here is a male from the Transalai, which has an original locality label hand-written by Staudinger [...] The label data are as follows: - [Staudinger's hand on brown paper] Transalai [18]86 Maurer //" (Grieshuber & Worthy, 2006: 57).
Current depository: MFNB, Berlin

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "aus dem Transalai- und Kara Sagin-Gebirge"
Current country: Tajikistan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Colias wiskotti Staudinger var. (ab.?) aurantiaca Staudinger, 1892
Treated as a synonym of Colias wiskotti separata Grum-Grshimailo, 1888 by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 45, 57).

Remarks

Lectotype designated by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 57).