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Colias  [Fabricius], 1807
Taxonomic Serial No.: 188526

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyPapilionoidea Latreille, 1802 – butterflies, papillons  
                                     FamilyPieridae Swainson, 1820 – orange-tips, Whites, Sulphurs  
                                        SubfamilyColiadinae Swainson, 1821 – Sulphurs  
                                           GenusColias [Fabricius], 1807  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Colias alexandra W. H. Edwards, 1863 – Queen Alexandra's Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias behrii W. H. Edwards, 1866 – Sierra Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias canadensis Ferris, 1982 – Canadian Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias christina W. H. Edwards, 1863 – Christina's Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias eurytheme Boisduval, 1852 – Orange Sulphur, alfalfa caterpillar, coliade de la luzerne 
                                              Species Colias gigantea Strecker, 1900 – Giant Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias harfordii Hy. Edwards, 1877  
                                              Species Colias hecla Lefèbvre, 1836 – Hecla Sulphur, Arctic sulphur 
                                              Species Colias interior Scudder, 1862 – Pink-edged Sulphur, pink edged sulphur, coliade intérieure, pinkedged sulphur 
                                              Species Colias johanseni Troubridge and Philip, 1990 – Coppermine Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias meadii W. H. Edwards, 1871 – Mead's Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias nastes Boisduval, 1832 – Labrador Sulphur, nastes sulphur 
                                              Species Colias occidentalis Scudder, 1862 – Western Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias palaeno (Linnaeus, 1761) – Palaeno Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias pelidne Boisduval and Le Conte, 1830 – Pelidne Sulphur 
                                              Species Colias philodice Godart, 1819 – Clouded Sulphur, clouded sulphur, coliade du trèfle 
                                              Species Colias scudderii Reakirt, 1865  
                                              Species Colias tyche (Böber, 1812)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Colias   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pelham, Jonathan P.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40   
  Page(s): xiv + 658   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-4324   
  Notes: As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead   
  Reference for: Colias   

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