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Subfamily Coliadinae Swainson, 1821   —   Sulphurs and Yellows

Kricogonia lyside

(Godart, 1819)

Lyside Sulphur

SE AZ & S TX (strays N) to
Venezuela; S FL, Gr. Antilles

Kricogonia cabrerai

Ramsden, 1920

Cuban Sulphur

Cuba

Nathalis iole iole

Boisduval, 1836

Dainty Sulphur

S USA (strays N to Canada) to
Hondruas, Greater Antilles

Eurema daira sidonia

(R. Felder, 1869)

Barred Yellow

SE AZ & SW NM (as vagrant), W
Mexico

Eurema daira daira

(Godart, 1819)

Barred Yellow

SE USA, Bahamas, Cuba as
irregular vagrant

Eurema daira palmira

(Poey, [1852])

Barred Yellow

Greater & Lesser Antilles,
irregularly S FL (as vagrant?)

Eurema daira eugenia

(Wallengren, 1860)

Barred Yellow

S TX (strays N), E Mexico to
Panama

Eurema daira lydia

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1872)

Barred Yellow

SE Panama, NW South America

Eurema elathea elathea

(Cramer, 1777)

Banded Yellow

Greater & Lesser Antilles,
Bahamas, Caymans

Eurema elathea vitellina

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)

Banded Yellow

Nicaragua to Colombia &
Venezuela

Eurema lucina

(Poey, [1852])

Smudged Yellow

[= forbesi?], Cuba and Isla de
Juventud

Eurema priddyi

(Lathy, 1898)

Priddy's Yellow

Hispaniola

Eurema boisduvaliana

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865)

Boisduval’s Yellow

SE AZ, SW NM, S TX (sporadic) to
W Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamaica

Eurema gratiosa

(Doubleday, 1847)

Disjunct Yellow

W Costa Rica to Venezuela, St.
Lucia & the Grenadines

Eurema mexicana mexicana

(Boisduval, 1836)

Mexican Yellow

SW USA (strays widely N) to
Panama

Eurema mexicana bogotana

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)

Mexican Yellow

Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia

Eurema adamsi

(Lathy, 1898)

Contrasting Yellow

Jamaica

Eurema salome jamapa

(Reakirt, 1866)

Salome Yellow

S NM & S TX (as strays) to
Panama

Eurema xantochlora xanthochlora

(Kollar, 1850)

Tropical Yellow

SE Mexico to Colombia &
Venezuela

Eurema albula celata

(R. Felder, 1869)

White Yellow

E & W Mexico to Honduras

Eurema albula marginella

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)

White Yellow

Nicaragua to Ecuador

Eurema albula albula

(Cramer, 1775)

White Yellow

NE South America to Argentina,
Trinidad, St. Vincent

Eurema agave millerorum

Llorente & Luis, 1987

Agave Yellow

SE Mexico to Costa Rica

Eurema agave agave

(Cramer, 1775)

Agave Yellow

Panama, South America

Eurema amelia

(Poey, [1852])

Cuban Yellow

Cuba & Isla de Juventud

Abaeis nicippe

(Cramer, 1779)

Sleepy Orange

S USA (strays N) to Costa Rica,
Gr. Antilles, Caymans, Bahamas

Abaeis nicippiformis

(Munroe, 1947)

Fast Orange

Hispaniola

Pyrisitia proterpia

(Fabricius, 1775)

Tailed Orange

SE AZ, SW NM, S TX (strays N) to
Peru, most Greater Antilles

Pyrisitia lisa lisa

(Boisduval & Le Conte, [1830])

Little Yellow

SE USA (C TX to VA, strays N),
Bermuda, N Bahamas

Pyrisitia lisa centralis

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)

Little Yellow

SE AZ (as stray), S TX to Panama

Pyrisitia lisa euterpe

(Ménétriés, 1832)

Little Yellow

Greater and Lesser Antilles to
Barbados

Pyrisitia euterpiformis

(Munroe, 1947)

Hispaniolan Yellow

Hispaniola

Pyrisitia venusta emanona

(Dillon, 1947)

Pale Yellow

Lesser Antilles (Grenada to
Montserrat)

Pyrisitia venusta venusta

(Boisduval, 1836)

Pale Yellow

Panama, northern South America

Pyrisitia nise nelphe

(R. Felder, 1869)

Mimosa Yellow

S AZ (as stray) & S TX (strays
N) to Panama

Pyrisitia nise nise

(Cramer, 1775)

Mimosa Yellow

S FL, Grand Bahama, New
Providence I., Cuba, Jamaica

Pyrisitia larae

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1862)

Confusing Yellow

Cuba, Andros, Great Abaco

Pyrisitia chamberlaini
chamberlaini

(Butler, 1898)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Great Bahama Bank

Pyrisitia chamberlaini clenchi

(L. Miller, Simon & Harvey,
1992)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Crooked & Acklins Islands

Pyrisitia chamberlaini
mariguanae

(M. Bates, 1934)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Mayaguana I. & Caicos Islands

Pyrisitia chamberlaini inaguae

(Munroe, 1950)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Great & Little Inagua, far E
Cuba

Pyrisitia dina westwoodii

(Boisduval, 1836)

Dina Yellow

SE AZ (as stray) & E Mexico to
Panama

Pyrisitia dina gabriela

Le Crom & Llorente, 2004

Dina Yellow

[far SE Panama?], Colombia

Pyrisitia dina helios

(D. Bates, 1934)

Dina Yellow

S FL, Bahamas

Pyrisitia dina dina

(Poey, 1832)

Dina Yellow

Cuba

Pyrisitia dina parvumbra

(Kaye, 1925)

Dina Yellow

Jamaica

Pyrisitia dina mayobanex

(M. Bates, 1939)

Dina Yellow

Hispaniola

Pyrisitia leuce athalia

(V. Felder & R. Felder, 1865)

Leuce Yellow

Panama, Colombia, Venezuela,
Trinidad

Pyrisitia leuce memulus

(Butler, 1871)

Leuce Yellow

Hispaniola

Pyrisitia leuce antillarum

(A. Hall, 1936)

Leuce Yellow

P. Rico, St. Kitts, St. Martin,
Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. Lucia

Pyrisitia portoricensis

(Dewitz, 1877)

Puerto Rican Yellow

Puerto Rico

Pyrisitia pyro

(Godart, 1819)

Pyro Orange

Hispaniola

Pyrisitia messalina

(Fabricius, 1785)

Whitish Yellow

Bahamas, Cuba, I. de Juventud,
Jamaica, Caymans, [S FL?]

Colias philodice guatemalena

Röber, 1909

'Guatemalan' Clouded Sulphur

Chiapas & Guatemala

Colias philodice philodice

Godart, 1819

Clouded Sulphur

 

Colias philodice eriphyle

W. H. Edwards, 1876

Clouded Sulphur

 

Colias philodice vitabunda

Hovanitz, 1943

Clouded Sulphur

 

Colias eurytheme

Boisduval, 1832

Orange Sulphur

 

Colias occidentalis occidentalis

Scudder, 1862

Western Sulphur

[= nortepacifica]

Colias occidentalis

Scudder, 1862 (SW Oregon
segregate)

Western Sulphur

S Cascades, far NE Siskiyous,
Jackson -Josephine Co., OR

Colias occidentalis chrysomelas

Hy. Edwards, 1877

Western Sulphur

 

Colias christina kluanensis

Ferris, 1981

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina christina

W. H. Edwards, 1863

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina sacajawea

Kohler, 2006

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina krauthii

Klots, 1935

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina pseudochristina

Ferris, 1989

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina

W. H. Edwards, 1863 (lower Snake
River drainage)

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina

W. H. Edwards, 1863 (NE Oregon
mountains)

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias christina sullivani

Hammond & McCorkle, 2003

Christina's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra altamont

Kondla & Kohler, 2006

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra astraea

W. H. Edwards, 1872

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra alexandra

W. H. Edwards, 1863

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra altiplano

M. Fisher & Scott, 2006

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra apache

Ferris, 1988

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra edwardsii

W. H. Edwards, 1870

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra
pseudocolumbiensis

C. Guppy & J. Shepard, 2001

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias alexandra columbiensis

Ferris, 1973

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

 

Colias harfordii

Hy. Edwards, 1877

Harford’s Sulphur

 

Colias meadii meadii

W. H. Edwards, 1871

Mead's Sulphur

 

Colias meadii elis

Strecker, 1885

Mead's Sulphur

 

Colias meadii lemhiensis

N. Curtis & Ferris, 1985

Mead's Sulphur

 

Colias johanseni

Troubridge & Philip, 1990

Johansen's Sulphur

Bernard Harbour, District of
Mackenzie, Nunavut

Colias hecla hecla

Lefèbvre, 1836

Hecla Sulphur

 

Colias hecla hela

Strecker, 1880

Hecla Sulphur

 

Colias hecla zamolodchikovi

Churkin & Grieshuber, 2001

Hecla Sulphur

Seward Peninsula, AK, possibly E
through Yukon & NWT

Colias canadensis

Ferris, 1982

Canadian Sulphur

 

Colias tyche kolosovae

Churkin, Grieshuber, Bogdanov &
Zamolodchikov, 2001

Booth's Sulphur

[olga is preoccupied] Seward
Peninsula, AK

Colias tyche thula

Hovanitz, 1955

Booth's Sulphur

N slope Brooks Range, AK

Colias tyche boothii

J. Curtis, 1835

Booth's Sulphur

C Canadian Arctic

Colias nastes nastes

Boisduval, 1832

Labrador Sulphur

Labrador

Colias nastes moina

Strecker, 1880

Labrador Sulphur

C Canadian Arctic

Colias nastes aliaska

O. Bang-Haas, 1927

Labrador Sulphur

most of Alaska (except Seward
Peninsula) and Yukon; blending
with moina to E

Colias nastes dezhnevi

Korshunov, 1995

Labrador Sulphur

Seward Peninsula, AK

Colias nastes streckeri

Grum-Grshimailo, 1895

Labrador Sulphur

N WA, N MT, ALTA, N BC

Colias scudderi

Reakirt, 1865

Scudder's Sulphur

 

Colias gigantea harroweri

Klots, 1940

Giant Sulphur

[= kohleri; = gracemma]

Colias gigantea mayi

F. Chermock & R. Chermock, 1940

Giant Sulphur

 

Colias gigantea gigantea

Strecker, 1900

Giant Sulphur

 

Colias gigantea inupiat

Harry, 2007

Giant Sulphur

Alaskan North Slope, Dalton
Highway

Colias pelidne pelidne

Boisduval & Le Conte, [1830]

Pelidne Sulphur

 

Colias pelidne skinneri

W. Barnes, 1897

Pelidne Sulphur

 

Colias interior

Scudder, 1862

Pink-edged Sulphur

 

Colias palaeno chippewa

W. H. Edwards, 1870

Palaeno Sulphur

 

Colias palaeno baffinensis

Ebner & Ferris, [1978]

Palaeno Sulphur

 

Colias behrii

W. H. Edwards, 1866

Sierra Sulphur

 

Zerene cesonia cesonia

(Stoll, 1790)

Southern Dogface

S USA (strays far N) to
Colombia, Cuba

Zerene cesonia cynops

(Butler, 1873)

Southern Dogface

Hispaniola

Zerene eurydice

(Boisduval, 1855)

California Dogface

Baja California (N) to N
California

Anteos clorinde

(Godart, [1824])

White Angled-Sulphur

SW USA (strays), S TX to
Argentina, Cuba, Jamaica,
Hispaniola

Anteos maerula

(Fabricius, 1775)

Yellow Angled-Sulphur

SW USA (strays), S TX to Peru, S
FL, Bahamas, Gr. Antilles

Prestonia clarki

Schaus, 1920

West-Mexican Sulphur

W Mexico (Sinaloa to Oaxaca)

Phoebis sennae sennae

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Cloudless Sulphur

Caribbean Islands, blends with
eubule S FL

Phoebis sennae eubule

(Linnaeus, 1767)

Cloudless Sulphur

SE USA (strays far N, NW)