Colias occidentalis Scudder, 1862
– Western Sulphur
Colias occidentalis chrysomelas Hy. Edwards, 1877
Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition, website (version 2)
Produced by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Names Committee, and available online (with corrections) at http://www.naba.org/pubs/checklst.html (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)
Pelham, Jonathan P.
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
xiv + 658
As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead
Continental US, Native
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