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Tribe Hesperiini Latreille, 1809   —  

Hylephila phyleus phyleus

(Drury, 1773)

Fiery Skipper

[= muertovalle] CA to FL (strays
far N), S to Argentina; Hawaii

Pseudocopaeodes eunus eunus

(W. H. Edwards, 1881)

Alkali Skipper

S CA (Kern to San Diego cos.)

Pseudocopaeodes eunus alinea

Scott, 1981

Alkali Skipper

S NV, far SE CA

Pseudocopaeodes eunus flavus

Austin & J. Emmel, 1998

Alkali Skipper

Inyo Co., CA, N through Lyon,
Mineral, Storey, Washoe,
Pershing, Lander and Nye cos.,
NV

Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus

Austin & J. Emmel, 1998

Alkali Skipper

Carson City, NV, also Honey L.,
Lassen Co., CA & vic. Mono L. &
L. Crowley, Mono Co., CA

Hesperia uncas gilberti

MacNeill, 1964

Uncas Skipper

S-central Mexico (DF, MEX, OAX)

Hesperia uncas

W. H. Edwards, 1863 (NE Mexican
segregate)

Uncas Skipper

NE Mexico (COAH, NL)

Hesperia uncas

W. H. Edwards, 1863 (Minnesota
segregate)

Uncas Skipper

Minnesota (Sherburne Co.)

Hesperia uncas tomichi

M. Fisher, 2008

Uncas Skipper

Colorado Rockies, high
elevations; univoltine

Hesperia uncas uncas

W. H. Edwards, 1863

Uncas Skipper

SE MAN to S ALTA, S to NE ID,
WY,W NE, W KS, W OK, E CO, NM, N
& W TX

Hesperia uncas lasus

(W. H. Edwards, 1884)

Uncas Skipper

W CO, UT, AZ, SW NM

Hesperia uncas grandiosa

Austin & McGuire, 1998

Uncas Skipper

White River and Big Smokey
valleys, Nye Co., NV

Hesperia uncas fulvapalla

Austin & McGuire, 1998

Uncas Skipper

Railroad Valley, Nye Co., NV &
Calleo area, Juab Co., UT

Hesperia uncas reeseorum

Austin & McGuire, 1998

Uncas Skipper

Reese River and Mason valleys,
Lander Co., NV

Hesperia uncas terraclivosa

Austin & McGuire, 1998

Uncas Skipper

C NV (Toquima, Mts, Schell Creek
Range, Humboldt Range) to Alvord
Desert, Harney Co., OR

Hesperia uncas

W. H. Edwards, 1863 (central
Oregon segregate)

Uncas Skipper

Crook-Deschutes cos., central OR

Hesperia uncas giulianii

McGuire, 1998

Uncas Skipper

vic. Adobe Hills, Mono Co., CA

Hesperia uncas macswaini

MacNeill, 1964

Uncas Skipper

CA-NV White Mts., high
elevations

Hesperia juba

(Scudder, 1874)

Juba Skipper

S BC to W SD, S to NW NM, N AZ,
CA & Baja California

Hesperia comma hulbirti

Lindsey, 1939

Common Branded Skipper

Olympic Mts., WA, high
elevations

Hesperia comma manitoba

(Scudder, 1874)

Common Branded Skipper

N Manitoba to Alaska, S in
Canadian Rocky Mts. to N-central
WA & N MT

Hesperia comma borealis

Lindsey, 1942

Common Branded Skipper

Newfoundland, Labrador, N Quebec

Hesperia comma laurentina

(Lyman, 1892)

Common Branded Skipper

SE Canada, N New England, N MI,
WI, MN to E MAN

Hesperia [colorado] assiniboia

(Lyman, 1892)

Plains Branded Skipper

Peace River BC-ALTA to C MAN, S
to MT, ND, far W MN

Hesperia colorado colorado

(Scudder, 1874)

Western Branded Skipper

Rocky Mts. of Colorado, at and
above treeline

Hesperia colorado ochracea

Lindsey, 1941

Western Branded Skipper

CO Front Range (Larimer to El
Paso cos.)

Hesperia colorado oroplata

Scott, 1981

Western Branded Skipper

S-central CO, N NM

Hesperia colorado susanae

L. Miller, 1962

Western Branded Skipper

S-central CO, N NM

Hesperia colorado mojavensis

Austin & McGuire, 1998

Western Branded Skipper

Spring Mts., Clark Co., NV

Hesperia colorado idaho

(W. H. Edwards, 1883)

Western Branded Skipper

W CO to E CA, N to SE BC, MT, WY

Hesperia colorado

(Scudder, 1874) (E Columbia
Basin segregate)

Western Branded Skipper

E Columbia Basin, NE OR, SE WA

Hesperia colorado leussleri

Lindsey, 1940

Western Branded Skipper

SW CA

Hesperia colorado tildeni

H. Freeman, 1956

Western Branded Skipper

W-central CA (Coast Ranges)

Hesperia colorado harpalus

(W. H. Edwards, 1881)

Western Branded Skipper

CA Sierra Nevada

Hesperia colorado oregonia

(W. H. Edwards, 1883)

Western Branded Skipper

N CA-SW OR Cascades, E Siskiyous

Hesperia colorado

(Scudder, 1874) (W Cascades
segregate)

Western Branded Skipper

W OR Cascades (from Clackamas to
N Jackson cos.)

Hesperia colorado mattoonorum

McGuire, 1998

Western Branded Skipper

NW CA-SW OR W Siskiyous & outer
Coast Range

Hesperia colorado

(Scudder, 1874) (N CA coastal
segregate)

Western Branded Skipper

Marin Co., CA

Hesperia colorado dodgei

(E. Bell, 1927)

Western Branded Skipper

Santa Cruz Co., CA

Hesperia woodgatei

(R. Williams, 1914) (Hualapai
Mts. segregate)

Apache Skipper

Hualapai Mts., Mohave Co., AZ

Hesperia woodgatei

(R. Williams, 1914) (Typical
segregate)

Apache Skipper

S CO, NM, W TX, C & SE AZ, CHIH

Hesperia woodgatei

(R. Williams, 1914) (NW Mexican
segregate)

Apache Skipper

NW Mexico (DGO)

Hesperia woodgatei

(R. Williams, 1914) (NE Mexican
segregate)

Apache Skipper

NE Mexico (COAH, NL)

Hesperia woodgatei

(R. Williams, 1914) (C Texas
segregate)

Apache Skipper

C TX (Travis & Bear cos.)

Hesperia ottoe

W. H. Edwards, 1866

Ottoe Skipper

S MAN, E MT & W ND, S to E CO, W
OK, N TX, E to IL, MI

Hesperia leonardus leonardus

T. Harris, 1862

Leonard's Skipper

SE Canada, New England to SC, NE
GA, W to WI, MO

Hesperia leonardus

T. Harris, 1862 (midwest blends)

Leonard's Skipper

E SASK, C MN to E OK

Hesperia leonardus pawnee

Dodge, 1874

Leonard's Skipper

E CO to E MT, E to SW MN, NW IA

Hesperia leonardus montana

(Skinner, 1911)

Leonard's Skipper

S Platte River Canyon, C CO

Hesperia pahaska pahaska

Leussler, 1938

Pahaska Skipper

SASK, MT & ND, S to C NM

Hesperia pahaska williamsi

Lindsey, 1940

Pahaska Skipper

S AZ to W TX, NW Mexico

Hesperia pahaska martini

MacNeill, 1964

Pahaska Skipper

W CO to SE CA

Hesperia pahaska

Leussler, 1938 (Baja California
Norte)

Pahaska Skipper

N Baja California, Mexico

Hesperia columbia

(Scudder, 1872) (Typical
segregate)

Columbian Skipper

C & S CA

Hesperia columbia

(Scudder, 1872) (N
Cascades-Siskiyous)

Columbian Skipper

Siskiyou Mts. & SW Cascades, NW
CA, SW OR

Hesperia metea metea

Scudder, 1863

Cobweb Skipper

New England to OH, WI

Hesperia metea intermedia

Gatrelle, 2003

Cobweb Skipper

S Appalachians (SW VA to N GA)

Hesperia metea licinus

(W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Cobweb Skipper

NE & IL S to TX, MS

Hesperia viridis

(W. H. Edwards, 1883)

Green Skipper

SE WY to E AZ & C TX, NE Mexico

Hesperia attalus attalus

(W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Dotted Skipper

S KS to C TX

Hesperia attalus nigrescens

Gatrelle, 1999

Dotted Skipper

S NC, N SC, NJ?

Hesperia attalus slossonae

(Skinner, 1890)

Dotted Skipper

FL to LA

Hesperia meskei meskei

(W. H. Edwards, 1877)

Meske's Skipper

NE TX, AR, E OK

Hesperia meskei straton

(W. H. Edwards, 1881)

Meske's Skipper

S NC to S FL

Hesperia meskei pinocayo

Gatrelle & Minno, 2003

Meske's Skipper

Big Pine Key, Monroe Co., FL
(apparently extinct)

Hesperia dacotae

(Skinner, 1911)

Dakota Skipper

S MAN, ND, E SD, W MN

Hesperia lindseyi lindseyi

(W. Holland, 1930)

Lindsey's Skipper

W-central to S CA, far SW AZ

Hesperia lindseyi macneilli

J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon,
1998

Lindsey's Skipper

outer N Coast Ranges, NW CA

Hesperia lindseyi eldorado

J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon,
1998

Lindsey's Skipper

W slope Sierra Nevada, CA (Butte
to El Dorado cos.)

Hesperia lindseyi
septentrionalis

J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon,
1998

Lindsey's Skipper

Siskiyou Mts & Modoc Plateau, N
CA, S OR, NW NV

Hesperia lindseyi mccorklei

P. Severns & D. Severns, 2005

Lindsey's Skipper

upper Rogue River drainage,
Douglas Co., OR

Hesperia sassacus nantahala

Gatrelle & Grkovich, 2003

Indian Skipper

SW VA, W NC, TN, N GA

Hesperia sassacus sassacus

T. Harris, 1862

Indian Skipper

SE Canada, New England to MD, W
to MI

Hesperia sassacus manitoboides

(J. Fletcher, 1889)

Indian Skipper

S MAN to WI

Hesperia miriamae miriamae

MacNeill, 1959

Sierra Skipper

S Sierra Nevada, CA (Alpine to
Tulare cos.), high elevations

Hesperia miriamae longaevicola

McGuire, 1998

Sierra Skipper

CA-NV White Mts., high
elevations

Hesperia nevada nevada

(Scudder, 1874)

Nevada Skipper

ALTA & SASK, Rocky Mts. from
MT-ID to N-central NM

Hesperia nevada

(Scudder, 1874) (N Great Basin/
Columbia Basin segregate)

Nevada Skipper

N Great Basin, OR-ID-NV &
Columbia Basin, WA-BC

Hesperia nevada sierra

Austin, J. Emmel, T. Emmel &
Mattoon, 1998

Nevada Skipper

S OR (Warner Mts.) to S end
Sierra Nevada, CA

Hesperia nabokovi

(E. Bell & W. Comstock, 1948)

Nabokov's Skipper

Hispaniola

Polites rhesus

(W. H. Edwards, 1878) (Typical
segregate)

Rhesus Skipper

S ALTA, SASK, E MT, W ND, W SD,
W NE, E WY, E CO, far W OK, NM,
C AZ

Polites rhesus

(W. H. Edwards, 1878) (Mexican
segregate)

Rhesus Skipper

NW to S-Central Mexico

Polites carus

(W. H. Edwards, 1883)

Carus Skipper

far W OK, far SE CO, NM, W TX,
AZ, NW Mexico to central Mexico

Polites subreticulata

(Plötz, 1883)

Subreticulate Skipper

E & W Mexico to Costa Rica

Polites peckius peckius

(W. Kirby, 1837)

Peck's Skipper

SE Canada, New England to NE OR,
S BC; univoltine

Polites peckius surllano

Scott, 2006

Peck's Skipper

southern Great Plains, CO to MO,
at least; range poorly defined,
bivoltine

Polites peckius

(W. Kirby 1837) (AZ White Mts.
segregate)

Peck's Skipper

AZ White Mts.

Polites norae

MacNeill, 1993

Guaymas Skipper

coastal Sonora-Sinaloa, NW
Mexico

Polites sabuleti margaretae

L. Miller & MacNeill, 1969

Sandhill Skipper

Baja California Sur

Polites sabuleti sabuleti

(Boisduval, 1852)

Sandhill Skipper

TL: USA (Ca)

Polites sabuleti channelensis

J. Emmel & T. Emmel, 1998

Sandhill Skipper

Santa Rosa I., Santa Barbara
Co., CA

Polites sabuleti aestivalis

J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon,
1998

Sandhill Skipper

NW CA, SW OR

Polites sabuleti

(Boisduval, 1852) (E-central
Cascadian segregate)

Sandhill Skipper

SE OR Cascades

Polites sabuleti tecumseh

(F. Grinnell, 1903)

Sandhill Skipper

Sierra Nevada, high elevations

Polites sabuleti albamontana

Austin, 1987

Sandhill Skipper

White Mts. of CA-NV

Polites sabuleti genoa

(Plötz, 1883)

Sandhill Skipper

W NV (vic. Carson City)

Polites sabuleti alkaliensis

Austin, 1987

Sandhill Skipper

SE WA, E OR, NE NV to N UT, W
CO, NW NM; also CO Front Range

Polites sabuleti sinemaculata

Austin, 1987

Sandhill Skipper

Humboldt Co., NV

Polites sabuleti basinensis

Austin, 1988

Sandhill Skipper

Reese R. Valley, C NV

Polites sabuleti nigrescens

Austin, 1987

Sandhill Skipper

Steptoe Valley, White Pine Co.,
NV

Polites sabuleti chusca

(W. H. Edwards, 1873)

Sandhill Skipper

far SE CA, S NV, NW AZ, SW UT

Polites sabuleti ministigma

Scott, 1981

Sandhill Skipper

S-central CO (San Luis Valley,
upper Arkansas R. Valley)

Polites draco

(W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Draco Skipper

Yukon, N BC, Rocky Mts. from W
ALTA to N NM

Polites mardon mardon

(W. H. Edwards, 1881)

Mardon Skipper

WA Puget Sound area & nr. Mt.
Adams