Taxon profile


Clouded Yellow
Colias crocea (Fourcroy, 1785)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Pieridae - tip butterflies »  genus Colias

Scientific synonyms

Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)
Colias edusa (Fabricius, 1787)



Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

form Colias crocea f. helice (Hübner, 1879) - Clouded Yellow

Colias crocea f. helice - Clouded Yellow

form Colias crocea f. helicina (Oberthür, 1880) - Clouded Yellow

Links and literature

EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Colias crocea (Fourcroy 1785)]
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [440816]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Colias crocea (Fourcroy, 1785)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Colias crocea (Fourcroy, 1785)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Colias crocea (Geoffroy, 1785)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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