Species

Colias alpherakii Staudinger, 1882

    alpherakii Staudinger, 1882

Original Description

Colias Art alpherakii Staudinger, 1882

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: LT (♂, VII.1881, Haberhauer leg., coll. O. Staudinger)
Additional information: "The specimen selected for the lectotype is the male from the 'Samarkand Alp.[es]' which has an original label hand-written by Staudinger", "The label data of the lectotype are as follows: [Staudinger's hand on brown paper] Samarkand Alp H[a]b[er]h[aue]r. [18]81. // [probably Haberhauer's hand on white paper] 9/7[09.07.1881] [printed pink label] Origin[al]. // [printed label] ex coll. Staudinger (and hand-written] 8/12 // [printed red label] (Samarkand Alpen, Hazreth Sultan Gebirge, 06.-09.07.1881, Haberhauer) / Lectotype / Colias wiskotti Staudinger, 1882 / design. by Grieshuber & Worthy, 2006." (Grieshuber & Worthy, 2006: 71-72).
Current depository: MFNB, Berlin

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Alai Gebirge (Fergana Turkestan) [...] Hazret-Sulten Alpen (Prov. Samarkand)"
Current country: Kyrgyzstan; Uzbekistan

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Colias Art alpherakii Staudinger, 1882
Treated [as "alpherakyi"] as a species of Colias by Wyatt & Omoto (1966: 145). Treated [as "alpherakyi"] as a species of Colias Fabricius, 1807 by Tuzov et al. (1997: 171). Treated as a species of Colias Fabricius, [1807] by Tshikolovets (2003: 44). Treated as a species of Colias Fabricius, 1807 byTshikolovets (2005: 39), Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 45), and Grieshuber & Lamas (2007: 135).

Remarks

Lectotype designated by Grieshuber & Worthy (2006: 71-72).