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Euphyes Scudder, 1872
Euphyes Scudder, 1872; 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 80, TS: Hesperia metacomet Harris
Euphiges ; Keferstein, 1874, (missp.)
Euphyse ; Anon., 1971, (missp.)
Eupheys ; Ramos, 1982, (missp.)
Euphes ; Raguso & Llorente, 1997, (missp.)
Euphyes (Hesperiinae) ; [NL4A, 67]

The peneia species-group
peneia ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261

Euphyes peneia (Godman, [1900])
Mexico, Panama, Trinidad, Peru. See [About maps] Lerema peneia Godman, [1900]; in Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 555, 3: pl. 99, f. 48-49, TL: Panama, Chiriqui
Euphyes catioides Kaye, 1925; , TL: Trinidad
= ; [NL4A, #1595]
Atrytone? tristis Lindsey, 1925; , TL: Peru
= ; [NL4A, #1595]
Euphyes donahuei Freeman, 1967; J. Lep. Soc. 21 (2): 119, pl. 1, f., TL: 4 miles E of San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico
= ; [NL4A, #1595]
Euphyes peneia, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Euphyes peneia, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Euphyes peneia ; Freeman, 1969, J. Lep. Soc. 23 (Suppl. 2): 43 (note); [BOW: pl. 82, f. 57]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Steinhauser & Warren, [2002], J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 160 (note); [NL4A, #1595]
[peneia-1m.jpg] 483x515 (~28Kb) male Belize, Central America, Photo © John Shuey


Euphyes eberti Mielke, 1972
Brazil(Minas Gerais). See [About maps] Euphyes eberti Mielke, 1972; , TL: Brazil, Minas Gerais
Euphyes eberti ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Steinhauser & Warren, [2002], J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 160 (note); [NL4A, #1592]

Euphyes leptosema (Mabille, 1891)
Brazil(Rio Grande do Sul). See [About maps] Pamphila leptosema Mabille, 1891; , TL: Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul
Euphyes leptosema ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Steinhauser & Warren, [2002], J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 160 (note); [NL4A, #1594]

Euphyes fumata Mielke, 1972
Brazil(Paraná). See [About maps] Euphyes fumata Mielke, 1972; , TL: Brazil, Paraná
Euphyes fumata ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Steinhauser & Warren, [2002], J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 160 (note); [NL4A, #1593]

Euphyes singularis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)
-. See [About maps] Goniloba singularis Herrich-Schäffer, 1865; , TL: Cuba
Euphyes singularis ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [NL4A, #1596]
Cuba Euphyes singularis singularis ; [NL4A, #1596a]
E. s. insolata (Butler, 1878)
Jamaica singularis insolata (Butler, 1878) (Pamphila); , TL: Jamaica
Hesperia aurinia Plötz, 1883; , TL: Jamaica
= ; [NL4A, #1596b]
insolita ; Longstaff, 1912, (missp.)
Euphyes singularis insolata ; [NL4A, #1596b]

Euphyes cornelius (Latreille, [1824])
Hesperia cornelius Latreille, [1824]; , TL: Cuba
Euphyes cornelius ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [NL4A, #1591]
Goniloba hemeterius Herrich-Schäffer, 1869; , TL: [Cuba]
= ; [NL4A, #1591a]
Amblyscirtes insulae-pinorum Holland, 1916; , TL: Isles of Pines, Cuba
= ; [NL4A, #1591a]
Tigasis hemeterius f. godmani Draudt, 1923; , TL: Cuba
= ; [NL4A, #1591a]
hemelerius ; Riley, 1926, (missp.)
Amblyscirtes nisulae-pinorum ; Freeman, 1973, J. Lep. Soc. 27: 44 (missp.)
Euphyes cornelius cornelius ; [NL4A, #1591a]
E. c. agra Evans, 1955
Bahamas cornelius agra Evans, 1955; , TL: Bahamas
Euphyes cornelius agra ; [NL4A, #1591b]

The subferruginea species-group
subferruginea ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261

Euphyes subferrugineus (Hayward, 1934)
-. See [About maps] Atrytone subferrugineus Hayward, 1934; , TL: Argentina
Euphyes subferruginea ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Steinhauser & Warren, [2002], J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 160 (note)
Euphyes subferrugineus ; [NL4A, #1597]
Argentina Euphyes subferrugineus subferrugineus ; [NL4A, #1597a]
E. s. biezankoi Mielke, 1972
Brazil(Paraná) subferrugineus biezankoi Mielke, 1972; , TL: Brazil, Paraná
Euphyes subferrugineus biezankoi ; [NL4A, #1597b]

Euphyes antra Evans, 1955
Peru, Guatemala. See [About maps] Euphyes antra Evans, 1955; , TL: Peru, Lima
Euphyes antra, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Euphyes antra, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Euphyes antra ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Austin, 1997, J. Lep. Soc. 51 (4): 325, f. 1-2, 14, 20; [NL4A, #1587]

Euphyes cherra Evans, 1955
Venezuela. See [About maps] Euphyes cherra Evans, 1955; , TL: Venezuela
Euphyes cherra ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [NL4A, #1590]

The dion species-group
dion ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261

Euphyes dion (Edwards, 1879)
E.USA, Texas. See [About maps] Dion Skipper
Pamphila dion Edwards, 1879; Can. Ent. 11 (12) : 238
palatka (Scudder, 1889); (not Edwards, 1867)
Euphyes macquirei Freeman, 1975; J. Lep. Soc. 29 (4): (227-229), TL: Benbrook res., Tarrant Co., Texas
Euphyes dion, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Euphyes dion, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Euphyes macquirei ; [NACL, #4076]
Limochroes dion ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 55
Atrytone dion ; [BOW: pl. 21, f. 18]
Euphyes dion ; [NACL, #4072]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]
E. d. alabamae (Lindsey, 1923)
Euphyes alabamae ; [NACL, #4073]
Euphyes dion alabamae ; [Opler]

Euphyes dukesi (Lindsey, 1923)
Virginia - Florida, Louisiana - Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, S.Ontario, SE.Texas. See [About maps] Dukes' Skipper
Euphyes dukesi, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Atrytone dukesi ;
Euphyes dukesi ; [NACL, #4074]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Larva on Carex, Carex lacustris, C. hyalinolepis, C. lurida, C. walteriana, C. lupulina?, Rhynchospora inundata, R. miliacea? Calhoun, 1995, J. Lep. Soc. 49 (1): (6-23)

NA.Georgia, N.Florida
E. d. calhouni Shuey, 1996
Florida Euphyes dukesi calhouni Shuey, 1996; J. Lep. Soc. 50 (1): 46, TL: Florida, Pasco Co., Cabbage Swamp

Larva on Rhynchospora inundata, R. miliacea, Carex sp. Shuey, 1996, J. Lep. Soc. 50 (1): 50


Euphyes bayensis Shuey, 1989
Bay Skipper
Euphyes bayensis Shuey, 1989; J. Res. Lepid. 27 (3-4): (160-172)
Euphyes bayensis, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Euphyes bayensis ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Euphyes pilatka (Edwards, 1867)
Virginia - Florida, Missisippi. See [About maps] Palatka Skipper Saw-grass Skipper
Hesperia pilatka Edwards, 1867; Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 1 : 287
?palatka (?Edwards, 1867)
floridanensis (Plötz, 1883)
Limochroes palatka ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 55
Atrytone pilatka ; [BOW: pl. 21, f. 22]
Euphyes pilatka ; [NACL, #4071]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Larva on Mariscus jamicensis [NAB]

E. p. klotsi Miller, Harvey & Miller, 1985
Florida Keys Euphyes pilatka klotsi Miller, Harvey & Miller, 1985; Florida Entomol. 68: (323-335), TL: Florida Keys

Euphyes berryi (Bell, 1941)
Florida - NA.Georgia. See [About maps] Berry's Skipper Florida Swamp Skipper
Euphyes berryi, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Atrytone berryi ; [BOW: pl. 21, f. 17 (text)]
Euphyes berryi ; [NACL, #4075]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Euphyes conspicua (Edwards, 1863)
E.USA. See [About maps] Black Dash
pontiac (Edwards, 1863); Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2 (1): 17
orono (Scudder, 1872)
Euphyes conspicua, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Limochroes pontiac ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 55
Atrytone conspicua ; [BOW: pl. 21, f. 17]
Euphyes conspicuus ; [NACL, #4074]
Euphyes conspicua ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Larva on Carex? [NAB]

E. c. buchholzi (Ehrlich & Gillham, 1951)
Euphyes conspicua buchholzi, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Euphyes conspicuus buchholzi ; [NACL, #4074a]

The vestris species-group
vestris ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261

Euphyes vestris (Boisduval, 1852)
N.Mexico, California - Washington, S.Canada, ENA. See [About maps] Dun Skipper Sedge Witch Dun Sedge Skipper
Hesperia? vestris Boisduval, 1852; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 10 : 317, TL: Meadow Valley, Plumas Co., California
Hesperia ruricola Boisduval, 1852; Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 10 : 315
Euphyes vestris, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Euphyes vestris, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Atrytone ruricola ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 49
?Hesperia ruricola ; [BOW: pl. 22, f. 8]
Euphyes ruricola ; [NACL, #4078]
Euphyes vestris ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 53; [BOC, 104]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]; [NL4A, #1598]

Larva on Cyperus esculentus, Carex heliophila [NAB]

California, ...? Pamphila osceola Lintner, 1878; , TL: USA(California)
= ; [NL4A, #1598a]
Pamphila californica Mabille, 1883; , TL: California
= ; [NL4A, #1598a]
osceloa ; Bell, 1938, (missp.)
Euphyes vestris vestris ; [NL4A, #1598a]
E. v. metacomet (Harris, 1862)
Massachusetts, Illinois, Louisiana, New Mexico, ...? Hesperia metacomet Harris, 1862; Treatise Ins. injur. Veget. (3rd edn): 317, TL: "Massachusetts"
Pamphila rurea Edwards, 1862; , TL: Illinois
= ; [NL4A, #1598c]
Hesperia osyka Edwards, 1867; Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 1 : 288, TL: Louisiana
= ; [NL4A, #1598c]
Hesperia baeis Scudder, 1889; (nom. nud.)
= ; [NL4A, #1598c]
Pamphila vestris var. immaculatus Williams, 1914; , TL: USA(New Mexico)
= ; [NL4A, #1598c]
Euphyes vestris metacomet, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Euphyes vestris metacomet, Butterflies of America [BOA]

oskya ; Strecker, 1878, (missp.)
meta-comet ; Silver, 1888, (missp.)
Euphyes osyka ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 54
metacommet ; McAlpine, 1918, (missp.)
boeis ; dos Passos, 1964, (missp.)
Euphyes ruricola metacomet ; [NACL, #4078a]
Euphyes vestris metacomet ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 53; [NL4A, #1598c]
E. v. kiowah (Reakirt, 1866)
kiowah (Reakirt, 1866); , TL: "Rokcy Mountains"
E. v. harbisoni Brown & McGuire, 1983
California Euphyes vestris harbisoni Brown & McGuire, 1983; Trans. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist. 20: (57-68), TL: S.California
Euphyes vestris harbisoni, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Euphyes vestris harbisoni, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Euphyes ruricola harbisoni ;
Euphyes vestris harbisoni ; [NL4A, #1598b]

Euphyes chamuli Freeman, 1969
Mexico. See [About maps] Euphyes chamuli Freeman, 1969; J. Lep. Soc. 23 (Suppl. 2): 43, pl. 14, f. 1-2, pl. 10, f. 4, TL: Santa Rosa, Comitán, Chiapas, Mexico
Euphyes chamuli ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [NL4A, #1589]

Euphyes bimacula (Grote & Robinson, 1867)
E.USA. See [About maps] Two-spotted Skipper
Hesperia bimacula Grote & Robinson, 1867; Ann. Lyc. nat. Hist. N.Y. 8 : 433, TL: Atlantic District
acanootus (Scudder, 1868)
illinois (Dodge, 1872)
contradicta (Leussler, 1933)
Euphyes bimacula, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Limochroes bimacula ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 55
Euphyes bimacula ; [NACL, #4077]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Larva on Carex [NAB]


Euphyes arpa (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1834])
Missisippi, Alabama, Florida, NA.Georgia. See [About maps] Palmetto Skipper
arpa (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1834]); Hist. Lép. Am. Sept. (11-22): pl. 63
Euphyes arpa, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Limochroes arpa ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 55
?Atrytone aspa[sic] ; [BOW: pl. 21, f. 16 (missp.?)]
Euphyes arpa ; [NACL, #4070]; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; [Opler]

Larva on Serenoa repens [NAB]


The ? species-group

Euphyes ampa Evans, 1955
Honduras. See [About maps] Euphyes ampa Evans, 1955; , TL: Honduras
Euphyes ampa ; Shuey, 1993, J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261; Steinhauser & Warren, [2002], J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 160 (note); [NL4A, #1586]

 

Euphyes canda Steinhauser & Warren, [2002]
W.Mexico. See [About maps] Euphyes canda Steinhauser & Warren, [2002]; J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 158, f. 1-4, TL: Mexico, Oxaca, 2miles N of Candelaria, 1800ft
Euphyes canda, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Euphyes canda, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Euphyes canda ; [NL4A, #1588]


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References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BOA]
Interactive Listing of American Butterflies; Listado Interactivo de la Mariposas Americanas; Butterflies of America
[BOC]
Robert Michael Pyle, 2002; The Butterflies of Cascadia
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[ILMB]
Interactive Listing of Mexican Butterflies
[JLS]
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society; the original J. Lep. Soc. articles
[John Shuey]
e-mail: jshuey at tnc.org; Director of Conservation Science; Indiana Office of The Nature Conservancy; http://www.nature.org
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[NAB]
Pyle, 1981; Field Guide to North American Butterflies, National Audubon Society; ISBN 0-394-51914-0
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NL4A]
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea
[Opler]
Opler & Warren, 2003 (April); Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico.


Some related literature:
Austin, 1997
Notes on Hesperiidae in northern Guatemala, with description of new taxa J. Lep. Soc. 51 (4): 316-332
Boisduval, 1852
Lépidoptčres de la Californie Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 10 : 275-324
Boisduval & Le Conte, [1834]
Histoire générale et iconographie des lépidoptčres et des chenilles de l'Amérique septentrionale Hist. Lép. Am. Sept. (1): 1-16. pl. 1-3 (1829), (2): 17-24, pl. 4-6 (1829), (3/4): 25-40, pl. 7-12 ([1830]), (5/6): 41-56, pl. 13-18 ([1830]), (7/8): 57-80, pl. 19-24 ([1830]), (9/10): 81-100, pl. 25-30 (1833), (11-22): 101-196, pl. 31-65 ([1835]), (23-26): 197-228, pl. 66-78 ([1837])
Brown & McGuire, 1983
A new subspecies of Euphyes vestris (Boisduval) from southern California (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Trans. San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist. 20: 57-68
Calhoun, 1995
The biogeography and ecology of Euphyes dukesi in Florida J. Lep. Soc. 49 (1): 6-23
Dyar, 1903
A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 1-723
Edwards, 1863
Descriptions of certain species of Diurnal Lepidoptera, found within the limits of the United States and British America. (No. 1-3) Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2 (1): 14-22, pl. 1, 11 (1863), (2): 78-82 (1863), (4): 501-507 (1864)
Edwards, 1867
Descriptions of certain species of Diurnal Lepidoptera found in the United States Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 1 : 286-288
Edwards, 1879
Description of a new species of Pamphila Can. Ent. 11 (12) : 238-239
Freeman, 1967
Three new species of Hesperiidae from Mexico J. Lep. Soc. 21 (2): 115-119
Freeman, 1969
Records, new species, and new genus of Hesperiidae from Mexico J. Lep. Soc. 23 (Suppl. 2): 62pp
Freeman, 1973
A review of Amblyscirtes with the description of new species from Mexico J. Lep. Soc. 27: 40-57
Freeman, 1975
A new species of Euphyes from Texas (Hesperiidae) J. Lep. Soc. 29 (4): 227-229
Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. (1887-1901) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 1-782, 3: pl. 1-112
Grote & Robinson, 1867
Notes on the Lepidoptera of America. - no. 1 Ann. Lyc. nat. Hist. N.Y. 8 : 432-466
Harris, 1862
A treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation Treatise Ins. injur. Veget. (3rd edn): 1-640, 8pls
Miller, Harvey & Miller, 1985
Notes on the genus Euphyes, with description of a new subspecies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Florida Entomol. 68: 323-335
Scudder, 1872
A systematic Revision of some of the American Butterflies; with brief notes on those known to occur in Essex County, Mass. 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 24-83
Shuey, 1989
The morpho-species concept of Euphyes dion with the description of a new species (Hesperiidae) J. Res. Lepid. 27 (3-4): 160-172
Shuey, 1993
Phylogeny and biogeography of Euphyes Scudder (Hesperiidae) J. Lep. Soc. 47 (4): 261-278
Shuey, 1996
Another new Euphyes from the southern United States coastal plain (Hesperiidae) J. Lep. Soc. 50 (1): 46-53
Steinhauser & Warren, [2002]
A new species of Euphyes Scudder from western Mexico (Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae) J. Lep. Soc. 55 (4): 158-161


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