Name

Colotis vestalis (Butler, 1876)

    castalis Staudinger, 1885

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Original Description

Idmais Boisd. Art castalis Staudinger, 1885

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, II.1877, Hildebrandt leg., coll. O. Staudinger)
Current depository: MNHU, Berlin

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "bei Taita"
Current country: Kenya

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Idmais Boisd. Art castalis Staudinger, 1885
Treated as a subspecies of Colotis vestalis (Butler, 1876) by Ackery et al. (1995: 197).