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Colias caucasica (Staudinger, 1871)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Coliadinae tribe Coliadini genus Colias → species Colias caucasica

Species name(s)

Colias caucasica (Staudinger, 1871).


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Primary colors

Orange, Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Крупнее, чем Colias myrmidone, самец ярко-оранжево-красный, с широкой черной цельной каймой на всех крыльях. Самка бледнее, иногда даже беловатая. Черная кайма у самки прорежена белыми пятнами. На исподе задних крыльев крупное двойное серединное пятно. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Bulgaria, Greece, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: East Caucasian. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece (mainland), Macedonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Ареал: Закавказье. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Летает в июне и июле. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Colias caucasica


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Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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