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Dark Clouded Yellow - Butterfly
Dark Clouded Yellow - Butterfly


Colias croceus
Colias croceus
Pieridae - Colias croceus
Pieridae - Colias croceus

Colias croceus
Subspecies38
Common namesClouded Yellow, Dark Clouded Yellow, Common Clouded Yellow
German namesPostillon, Postilion, Wandergelbling, Postillion, Orangeroter Kleefalter, Wander-Gelbling
Dutch namesOranje luzernevlinder
Danish namesOrange høsommerfugl
Finnish namesEtelänkeltaperhonen
Norwegian namesVandregulvinge
Swedish namesRödgul höfjäril, Saffransfjäril
French namesSouci
AuthorFourcroy, 1785
Eco zoneFreshwater
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southeast England (Kent (East Kent (Folkestone), North Kent), Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Sussex (East Sussex, West Sussex), Surrey county), Southwest England (Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire, Devonshire, Isles of Scilly), Greater London), East England (Suffolk, Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire), English Midlands (East Midlands (Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire), West Midlands (Warwickshire, Staffordshire)), North England (Northwest England (Cumbria), Northeast England (Northumberland), Yorkshire (South Yorkshire))), Wales (South Wales (Southwest Wales (Pembrokeshire)), Mid Wales (Brecknockshire)), Scotland), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway (Rogaland, Telemark), Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica)), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein, Channel Islands (Guernsey, Jersey)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro (Montenegro)), Bulgaria, Greece (Aegean Islands (Crete)), Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus), Malta
Asia
South Asia (Nepal, India (North India (Chandigarh)), Afghanistan), Far East (East Asia (China, Taiwan)), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar), Palestine), Central Asia (Tajikistan, Turkestan (Kyrgyzstan))
Caucasus
Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
European Russia (North European Russia (Leningrad Oblast))
Africa
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Azores, Madeira), Morocco
Central Africa
Chad
Oceania
Polynesia
Norfolk Island


Fossils: Paleozoic,
Devonian,

Distribution by Synonymus:
Colias crocea   Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica, North Italy, South Italy
CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chad, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesColias croceus in faunaeur.org
Colias croceus in dyntaxa.se
Colias croceus in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
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3. Pieridae - Colias croceus
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyPieridae
Yellows & Whites & Sulphurs, Yellow White Butterflies, Orange-tips, Sulphurs, White butterflies, Brimstones, Orangetips, Sulfurs, Tip butterflies, Whites and Yellows, Whites, Yellows, Whites and Sulphurs
SubfamilyColiadinae
Sulphurs, Yellows, Sulfurs, Orange Tip Butterflies, Oranges
TribeColiadini
GenusColias
Clouded yellows, Sulphurs, Clouded Yellow, Pale Clouded Yellow
Speciescroceus
Colias croceus
Clouded Yellow, Dark Clouded Yellow, Common Clouded Yellow
AuthorFourcroy, 1785
 
Synonyms
Colias crocea
Colias croceus
Colias croceus cremonae
Colias croceus f.
Colias edusa
Colias Edusa aubuissoni
Colias edusa f.
deserticola
helice
helicina
mediterranea
non
obsoleta
Papilio croceus
Papilio edusa
 
Subspecies
Colias croceus atrofasciata
Colias croceus basisuffusa
Colias croceus bimaculata
Colias croceus brunnea
Colias croceus chinensis
Colias croceus chrysothemeformis
Colias croceus crassesignata
Colias croceus cremonae
Colias croceus dawsoni
Colias croceus decurtata
Colias croceus divisa
Colias croceus edusina
Colias croceus faillae
Colias croceus fischeri
Colias croceus flammea
Colias croceus geisleri
Colias croceus helena
Colias croceus helice
Colias croceus infralutea
Colias croceus internodimidiata
Colias croceus latemarginata
Colias croceus magnipuncta
Colias croceus magnomaculata
Colias croceus niediecki
Colias croceus parvipuncta
Colias croceus punctellata
Colias croceus punctifera
Colias croceus pupillata
Colias croceus purpurascens
Colias croceus radiata
Colias croceus retracta
Colias croceus rufomaculata
Colias croceus schirberi
Colias croceus semidermarginata
Colias croceus semiobsoleta
Colias croceus seriata
Colias croceus subobsoleta
Colias croceus velata
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