Occlupanid
Latin Color Chart

A handy list of Latin color terms to describe color morphs in occlupanids. Refer to the Appendix to the DWORC report for methodology and proper use.

Latin

English

atrum dull black
pullus dark gray
piceus black
furvus bistre
viridis green
prasinus light green
smaragdinus emerald green
herbaceus Caribbean green
olivaceus olive-y
thalassinus greenbottle fly
glaucus (light) sea green
perviridis lime green
chlorinus chartreuse
subviridis vaguely greenish
asureus sky-blue
subcaeruleus lavenderoid
cyaneus cyan blue
lividus leaden blue
venetus azure blue
caesius light blue-gray
violaceus mardi gras
purpureus crimson
rufus red
rutilus bright red
cardinalis cardinal red
rubidus dark red
cerasinus cherry-red
coccineus ladybird beetle
phoeniceus dark scarlet
russus russet red
miniatus vermillion
roseus rosy pink
puniceus piglet pink
subroseus vaguely pinkish
subruber cotton candy
rubellus mauvelous
rubiginosus rust-colored
armeniacus dull orange
fulvus tan
cervinus tawny grey
spadix chestnut
brunneus brown
fuscus more brown
spadiceus reddish brown
aurantius orange
luteus deep orange
vitellinus sunglow
flammeus hot flame
electricus amber
citreus lemon yellow
aureus golden
flavus pale yellow
flavidus beige
sufflavus hauntingly luminous yellow
ravus yellowish gray
cretaceus dinosaur bone
albus mycelium white
niveus bright white
subalbus seashell white
eburneus ivory
argenteus silvery
cinereus ash-gray
canescens woodlouse grey