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Genus   Pyrgus

Pyrgus centaureae wyandot

(W. H. Edwards, 1863)

Grizzled Skipper

E & NE USA

Pyrgus centaureae freija

(B. Warren, 1924)

Grizzled Skipper

boreal N America

Pyrgus centaureae loki

Evans, 1953

Grizzled Skipper

Rocky Mountains

Pyrgus ruralis ruralis

(Boisduval, 1852)

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper

NW CO, UT, W WY, W MT, SW ALTA,
S BC to C CA

Pyrgus ruralis lagunae

Scott, 1981

Two-banded Checkered-Skipper

Laguna Mts., San Diego Co., CA

Pyrgus xanthus

W. H. Edwards, 1878

Mountain Checkered-Skipper

S UT, N & E AZ, NM, S-C & SW CO

Pyrgus scriptura scriptura

(Boisduval, 1852)

Small Checkered-Skipper

at least San Francisco Bay area,
CA

Pyrgus scriptura apertorum

Austin, 1998

Small Checkered-Skipper

most of range, ALTA to Zacatecas

Pyrgus communis communis

(Grote, 1872)

Common Checkered-Skipper

widespread in USA & S Canada, S
to Oaxaca

Pyrgus communis

(Grote, 1872) (high-elevation
Cascades-Sierra Nevada)

Common Checkered-Skipper

high elevation C Cascades, OR, &
N Sierra Nevada, CA

Pyrgus communis

(Grote, 1872) (W Oregon
segregate)

Common Checkered-Skipper

W Oregon, N CA Siskiyous

Pyrgus albescens

Plötz, 1884

White Checkered-Skipper

S USA (CA to SC), S to Oaxaca

Pyrgus adepta

Plötz, 1884

Central American Checkered-Skipper

E & W Mexico to Colombia

Pyrgus oileus

(Linnaeus, 1767)

Tropical Checkered-Skipper

SE AZ, SW NM, S TX to GA, S to
Costa R., Gr. & Lesser Antilles

Pyrgus orcus

(Stoll, 1780)

Orcus Checkered-Skipper

Oaxaca and Chiapas to Argentina,
Trinidad to Dominica

Pyrgus philetas

W. H. Edwards, 1881

Desert Checkered-Skipper

S AZ to S TX, S to Chiapas

Pyrgus crisia

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)

Antillean Checkered-Skipper

Cuba and Hispaniola