Colias dimera

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Dimera Sulphur
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Colias
Species: C. dimera
Binomial name
Colias dimera
Doubleday, 1847[1]
  • Colias erythrogrammus Kollar, 1850
  • Colias erythrogramma Kollar, 1850
  • Colias dimera ab. semperi Strecker, 1873
  • Colias dimera ab. meridensis Neuburger, 1905
  • Colias dimera mariae Apolinar, 1914
  • Colias dimera var. fassli Apolinar, 1914
  • Colias tolima Fassl, 1915
  • Colias dimera f. andromorpha Fernández, 1928
  • Colias dimera f. superba Berger, 1937
  • Colias dimera f. alba Berger, 1937
  • Colias minuscula f. peruviensis Dufrane, 1947

The Dimera Sulphur (Colias dimera) is a butterfly in the Pieridae family. It is found in the Tropical Andes subregion of the Neotropical ecozone (Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, and Ecuador).[1]

Colias dimera copulating

The wingspan is 35–40 mm (1.4–1.6 in). There are two female forms: one is similar to the males, while the other is yellowish/greenish white.[2]


  1. ^ a b Colias, Site of Markku Savela
  2. ^ Parque Nacional Sangay (Ecuador)

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