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Colias alfacariensis (Ribbe, 1905)

Самец  (Colias alfacariensis)


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

Species name(s)

Colias alfacariensis (Ribbe, 1905) = Colias australis = Colias sareptensis Staudinger, 1871 = calida Verity, 1916 = Colias alfacariensis ubercalida Reissinger, ?1972 = Colias alfacariensis senonica Reissinger, 1972 = Colias alfacariensis paracalida Reissinger, 1972 = Colias alfacariensis orthocalida Reissinger, 1974 = Colias alfacariensis kantaraica Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis bergeri Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis antebergeri Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis postbergeri Reissinger, 1989 = anteorthocalida Reissinger, 1989 = postorthocalida Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis rumilica Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis slavonica Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis magyarica Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis metacalida Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis hyrcanica Reissinger, 1989 = Colias alfacariensis mandarina Reissinger, 1989. [9, 10, 85]



Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Primary colors

Orange, Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Самец и самка  (Colias alfacariensis)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Colias australis. [85].


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia,Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky, South Ural. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Hippocrepis comosa, Coronilla varia. [28].

Subspecies of Colias alfacariensis


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