Colias alexandra Edwards, 1863

    alexandra Edwards, 1863

Original Description

Colias alexandra Edwards, 1863

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT
Additional information: "LT in CM, designated by F. M. Brown, Trans. American Ent. Soc., 99: 62 (1973)." (Miller & Brown, 1981: 81).
Current depository: CMNH, Pittsburgh

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Pike's Peak"
Current country: United States

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Colias alexandra Edwards, 1863
Treated as a species of Colias Fabricius, 1807 by Miller & Brown (1981: 81), and Grieshuber & Lamas (2007: 133).


Original description not seen / checked! Lectotype designated by Brown (1973: 62).