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Genus   Polites

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

Polites mardon

(W. H. Edwards, 1881) (N CA-S OR
coastal segregate)

Mardon Skipper

NW CA (Del Norte Co.), SW OR
(Curry Co.) near coast

Polites mardon klamathensis

Mattoon, J. Emmel & T. Emmel,
1998

Mardon Skipper

SW OR (Jackson & Klamath Cos.) S
end Cascades

Polites themistocles
themistocles

(Latreille, [1824])

Tawny-edged Skipper

SE Canada, New England to MT, S
to NM, S FL, disjunct in N CA

Polites themistocles turneri

H. Freeman, 1944

Tawny-edged Skipper

S BC, NE WA

Polites themistocles

(Latreille, [1824]) (UT
segregate)

Tawny-edged Skipper

UT, N AZ

Polites baracoa baracoa

(Lucas, 1857)

Baracoa Skipper

S GA, FL, Cuba

Polites baracoa loma

Evans, 1955

Baracoa Skipper

Hispaniola

Polites origenes origenes

(Fabricius, 1793)

Crossline Skipper

SE Canada, New England to E SD,
S to NE TX, C FL

Polites origenes rhena

(W. H. Edwards, 1878)

Crossline Skipper

W ND & E MT to E CO & NE NM

Polites puxillius

(Mabille, 1891)

Mabille's Skipper

NW to S-central Mexico

Polites pupillus

(Plötz, 1882)

Pupiled Skipper

NW to S-central Mexico

Polites mystic mystic

(W. H. Edwards, 1863)

Long Dash

SE Canada to MAN, S to IA, WV,
VA

Polites mystic dacotah

(W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Long Dash

S ALTA to NE CO, SW CO, C AZ

Polites mystic

(W. H. Edwards, 1863) (Pacific
northwestern segregate)

Long Dash

E WA, BC, W ALTA, N ID, NW MT

Polites sonora

(Scudder, 1872) (N CA coastal
segregate)

Sonoran Skipper

N CA coast

Polites sonora siris

(W. H. Edwards, 1881)

Sonoran Skipper

N OR coast, W WA

Polites sonora

(Scudder, 1872) (Willamette
Valley segregate)

Sonoran Skipper

Willamette Valley, W OR

Polites sonora sonora

(Scudder, 1872)

Sonoran Skipper

Cascades of BC-WA-OR-CA to
Sierra Nevada of CA, S to Baja
California

Polites sonora flavaventris

Austin, 1998

Sonoran Skipper

NW NV to S-central OR

Polites sonora longinqua

Austin, 1998

Sonoran Skipper

White Mts. of CA-NV

Polites sonora

(Scudder, 1872) (NE Oregon
segregate)

Sonoran Skipper

NE OR, SE WA

Polites sonora utahensis

(Skinner, 1911)

Sonoran Skipper

C ID, W MT, W & S WY, UT, CO

Polites vibex vibex

(Geyer, 1832)

Whirlabout

NC to FL, W to LA

Polites vibex brettoides

(W. H. Edwards, 1883)

Whirlabout

C & NE TX

Polites vibex praeceps

(Scudder, 1872)

Whirlabout

S TX, E & W Mexico to Trinidad,
Venezuela, Ecuador

Polites dictynna

(Godman & Salvin, 1896)

Dictynna Skipper

Lesser Antilles