Species

Colias aurorina Herrich-Sch

    chrysocoma Eversmann, 1851

Original Description

Colias espèce chrysocoma Eversmann, 1851

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (♂, ♀, presumably coll. E. Eversmann)
Additional information: "Typenmaterial: (?)ZIMP." (Hesselbarth et al., 1995: 326).
Current depository: ZISP, St. Petersburg ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "les montagnes du Caucase"
Current country: Russia; Azerbaijan; Armenia; Georgia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Colias espèce chrysocoma Eversmann, 1851
Treated as a synonym of Colias aurorina aurorina Herrich-Schäffer, [1850] by Hesselbarth et al. (1995: 326). Treated as a synonym of Colias aurorina aurorina Herrich-Schäffer, 1850 [and junior objective synoynm of auricoma Eversmann, 1851] by Grieshuber & Lamas (2007: 136).

Remarks

In the original description, the author uses two names of this new taxon. Eversmann consistently applies the name "auricoma" instead of "chrysocoma", which only appears in the heading of the description.