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Colias wiskotti is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Turkestan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kashmir.[1] The habitat consists of xerophytic mountains.[2]

It is a highly polymorphous species with a lot of varieties or forms described. Adults are on wing from June to August.[2]

The larvae feed on Acantolimon, Oxytropis, and Onobrychis echidna.[1]


The following subspecies are recognised:[1]

  • C. w. wiskotti (western Ghissar)
  • C. w. sagina Austaut, 1891 (eastern Ghissar, Darvaz)
  • C. w. separata Grum-Grshimailo, 1888 (Alaisky Mountains)
  • C. w. aurea Kotzsch, 1937 (western Pamirs)
  • C. w. draconis Grum-Grshimailo, 1891 (western Tian-Shan)
  • C. w. sweadneri Clench & Shoumatoff, 1956 (Afghanistan)
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