Colias lada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Colias lada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Colias
Species: C. lada
Binomial name
Colias lada
Grum-Grshimailo, 1891 [1]
  • Colias lada ab. oreas Grum-Grshimailo, 1893

Colias lada is a butterfly in the Pieridae family. It is found in the East Palearctic (Tibet, China).


Colias lada is deep yolk-colour, with rather narrow black distal margin, the middle spot of the forewing small; female with strongly darkened hindwing, the posterior portion of the distal margin being conspicuously yellow.


Accepted as a species by Josef Grieshuber & Gerardo Lamas [2]