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Hesperiinae
Grass Skippers Monocot Skippers Folded-winged Skippers
Hesperiinae, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Hesperiinae (Hesperiidae) ; [BK, 408 (part)]; [NL4A, 61]
Synapte Mabille, 1904 — 7 spp.
Corticea Evans, 1955 — 12 spp.
Callimormus Scudder, 1872 — 9 spp.
Radiatus Mielke, 1968 — 1 sp.
Peba Mielke, 1968 — 1 sp.
Vidius Evans, 1955 — 15 spp.
Monca Evans, 1955 — 4 spp.
Nastra Evans, 1955 — 11 spp.
Cymaenes Scudder, 1872 — 27 spp.
Lerema Scudder, 1872 — 8 spp.
Perichares Scudder, 1872 — 9 spp.
Rhinthon Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.
Decinea Evans, 1955 — 10 spp.
Cyclosma Draudt in Seitz, 1923 — 3 spp.
Holguinia Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Oeonus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 3 spp.
Orthos Evans, 1955 — 5 spp.
Bruna Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Conga Evans, 1955 — 5 spp.
Ancyloxypha Felder, 1862 — 7 spp.
Oarisma Scudder, 1872 — 7 spp.
Copaeodes Speyer in Edwards, 1877 — 6 spp.
Adopaeoides Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.
Tribe ?
Adlerodea Hayward, 1940 — 4 spp.
Arita Evans, 1955 — 4 spp.
Cobalopsis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 16 spp.
Cumbre Evans, 1955 — 3 spp.
Eogenes Mabille in Seitz, 1909 — 2 spp.
Falga Mabille, 1897 — 4 spp.
Igapophilus Mielke, 1980 — 1 sp.
Inglorius Austin, 1997 — 1 sp.
Lento Evans, 1955 — 19 spp.
Levina Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Misius Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Mnasilus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 1 sp.
Mnasinous Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 1 sp.
Mnasitheus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 11 spp.
Molla Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Molo Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 4 spp.
Sacrator Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Styriodes Schaus, 1913 — 8 spp.
Tribe Thymelini
fi Thymelicus Hübner, [1819] — 11 spp.
Tribe ?
Actinor Watson, 1893 — 1 sp.
Librita Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Pseudocopaeodes Skinner & Williams, 1923 — 1 sp.
Quasimellana Burns, 1994 — 24 spp.
Stinga Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Tribe Hesperiini
fi Hesperia Fabricius, 1793 Branded Skippers — 24 spp.
fi Ochlodes Scudder, 1872 — 21 spp.
Tribe ?
Onespa Steinhauser, 1974 — 1 sp.
Parachoranthus Miller, 1966 — 1 sp.
Polites Scudder, 1872 — 18 spp.
Wallengrenia Berg, 1897 — 3 spp.
Hylephila Billberg, 1820 — 21 spp.
Linka Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Pompeius Evans, 1955 — 6 spp.
Atalopedes Scudder, 1872 — 5 spp.
Atrytone Scudder, 1872 — 1 sp.
Anatrytone Dyar, 1905 — 8 spp.
Problema Skinner & Williams, 1924 — 2 spp.
Tribe ?
Buzyges Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 1 sp.
Tribe Taractrocerini
Taractrocera Butler, [1870] Grass Darts — 14 spp.
Oriens Evans, 1932 Dartlets — 8 spp.
Potanthus Scudder, 1872 Darts — 36 spp.
Telicota Moore, [1881] Palm Darts — 31 spp.
Cephrenes Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914 — 6 spp.
Tribe ?
Kobrona Evans, 1935 — 18 spp.
Pastria Evans, 1949 — 3 spp.
Poanes Scudder, 1872 — 16 spp.
Prusiana Evans, 1937 — 3 spp.
Paratrytone Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 13 spp.
Choranthus Scudder, 1872 — 9 spp.
Halotus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 3 spp.
Euphyes Scudder, 1872 — 21 spp.
Arotis Mabille, 1904 — 7 spp.
Chalcone Evans, 1955 — 4 spp.
Hansa Evans, 1955 — 3 spp.
Libra Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Metron Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 6 spp.
Phemiades Hübner, [1819] — 5 spp.
Propertius Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Serdis Mabille, 1904 — 3 spp.
Asbolis Mabille, 1904 — 1 sp.
Atrytonopsis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 12 spp.
Amblyscirtes Scudder, 1872 — 30 spp.
Lerodea Scudder, 1872 — 10 spp.
Oligoria Scudder, 1872 — 1 sp.
Caligulana Bell, 1942 — 1 sp.
Oxynthes Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.
Calpodes Hübner, [1819] — 1 sp.
Panoquina Hemming, 1934 — 17 spp.
Nyctelius Hayward, 1948 — 2 spp.
Thespieus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 32 spp.
Tirynthoides Bell, 1940 — 2 spp.
Tribe Gegenini
Gegenes Hübner, [1819] Pygmy Skippers, Hottentots — 4 spp.
Parnara Moore, [1881] — 10 spp.
Borbo Evans, 1949 Swifts — 22 spp.
Pseudoborbo Lee, 1966 — 1 sp.
Pelopidas Walker, 1870 Millet Skippers — 10 spp.
Polytremis Mabille, 1904 — 19 spp.
Baoris Moore, [1881] Swifts — 8 spp.
Caltoris Swinhoe, 1893 — 19 spp.
Iton de Nicéville, 1895 — 2 spp.
Tribe ?
Brusa Evans, 1937 — 2 spp.
Melphina Evans, 1937 — 11 spp.
Sebastonyma Watson, 1893 — 4 spp.
Sovia Evans, 1949 — 9 spp.
Zenonia Evans, 1935 — 3 spp.
Platylesches Holland, 1896 Hoppers — 20 spp.
Fresna Evans, 1937 Acraea Skippers — 6 spp.
Tribe ?
Appia Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Kedestes Watson, 1893 Rangers — 24 spp.
Prosopalpus Holland, 1896 — 3 spp.
Gorgyra Holland, 1896 — 21 spp.
Teniorhinus Holland, 1892 — 5 spp.
Xanthodisca Aurivillius, [1925] — 4 spp.
Osmodes Holland, 1892 — 15 spp.
Osphantes Holland, 1896 — 1 sp.
Acada Evans, 1937 — 2 spp.
Ankola Evans, 1937 — 1 sp.
Parosmodes Holland, 1896 — 3 spp.
Rhabdomantis Holland, 1896 — 2 spp.
Acleros Mabille, [1886] — 7 spp.
Semalea Holland, 1896 — 5 spp.
Andronymus Holland, 1896 Darts — 10 spp.
Hypoleucis Mabille, 1891 — 3 spp.
Meza Hemming, 1939 — 9 spp.
Paracleros Berger, 1978 — 6 spp.
Paronymus Aurivillius, 1925 — 5 spp.
Moltena Evans, 1937 — 1 sp.
Monza Evans, 1937 — 3 spp.
Mopala Evans, 1937 — 1 sp.
Perrotia Oberthür, 1916 — 15 spp.
Ploetzia Saalmüller, 1884 — 1 sp.
Pteroteinon Watson, 1893 — 8 spp.
Chondrolepis Mabille, 1904 Snow Horned Skippers — 7 spp.
Gamia Holland, 1896 — 3 spp.
Gretna Evans, 1937 — 8 spp.
Malaza Mabille, 1904 — 3 spp.
Zophopetes Mabille, 1904 Nightfighters — 6 spp.
Artitropa Holland, 1896 Nightfighters — 9 spp.
"plastingia"
Arnetta Watson, 1893 Bobs — 7 spp.
Suada de Nicéville, 1895 — 4 spp.
Scobura Elwes & Edwards, 1897 — 8 spp.
Suastus Moore, [1881] — 4 spp.
Cupitha Moore, 1884 — 1 sp.
Zographetus Watson, 1893 — 10 spp.
Oerane Elwes & Edwards, 1897 — 1 sp.
Hyarotis Moore, [1881] — 4 spp.
Quedara Swinhoe, 1919 — 6 spp.
Ilma Swinhoe, 1905 — 1 sp.
Isma Distant, 1886 — 18 spp.
Xanthoneura Eliot in Corbet & Pendlebury, 1978 — 3 spp.
Plastingia Butler, 1870 — 7 spp.
Salanoemia Eliot in Corbet & Pendlebury, 1978 — 6 spp.
Pemara Eliot in Corbet & Pendlebury, 1978 — 1 sp.
Pyroneura Eliot in Corbet & Pendlebury, 1978 — 15 spp.
Pseudokerana Eliot in Corbet & Pendlebury, 1978 — 1 sp.
Lotongus Distant, 1886 — 3 spp.
Zela de Nicéville, 1895 — 8 spp.
Gangara Moore, [1881] — 4 spp.
Erionota Mabille, 1878 — 10 spp.
Ge de Nicéville, 1895 — 1 sp.
Matapa Moore, [1881] — 8 spp.
Unkana Distant, 1886 — 4 spp.
Hidari Distant, 1886 — 3 spp.
Eetion de Nicéville, 1895 — 1 sp.
Acerbas de Nicéville, 1895 — 7 spp.
Pirdana Distant, 1886 — 5 spp.
?
Creteus de Nicéville, 1895 — 1 sp.
Fulda Evans, 1937 — 8 spp.
Isoteinon C. & R. Felder, 1862 — 1 sp.
Prada Evans, 1949 — 4 spp.
Praescobura Devyatkin, 2002 — 1 sp.
Pudicitia de Nicéville, 1895 — 1 sp.
Tiacellia Evans, 1949 — 1 sp.
Tribe ?
Baracus Moore, [1881] Hedge Hoppers — 1 sp.
Tribe Ancistroidini

In addition to these, some other genera may belong... -- msa

Astictopterus C. & R. Felder, 1860 Fairies — 9 spp.
Iambrix Watson, 1893 — 2 spp.
Idmon de Nicéville, 1895 — 3 spp.
Koruthaialos Watson, 1893 — 4 spp.
Psolos Staudinger, 1889 — 1 sp.
Stimula de Nicéville, 1898 — 1 sp.
Ancistroides Butler, 1874 — 4 spp.
Notocrypta de Nicéville, 1889 Demons — 13 spp.
Udaspes Moore, [1881] — 2 spp.
Tribe Ampittiini
Ampittia Moore, [1881] Bush Hoppers — 10 spp.
Tribe Astictopterini

In addition to these, some other genera may belong... -- msa

Aeromachus de Nicéville, 1890 Scrub Hoppers — 20 spp.
Halpe Moore, 1878 Aces — 52 spp.
Pithauria Moore, 1878 — 4 spp.
Onryza Watson, 1893 — 4 spp.
Thoressa Swinhoe, [1913] — 37 spp.
Tribe ?
Aides Billberg, 1820 — 7 spp.
Alera Mabille, 1891 — 6 spp.
Anthoptus Bell, 1942 — 5 spp.
Apaustus Hübner, [1819] — 3 spp.
Argon Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Aroma Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Arrhenes Evans, 1934 — 7 spp.
Artines Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 10 spp.
Banta Evans, 1949 — 3 spp.
Caenides Holland, 1896 — 22 spp.
Cantha Evans, 1955 — 7 spp.
Carystina Evans, 1955 — 3 spp.
Carystoides Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 17 spp.
Carystus Hübner, [1819] — 9 spp.
Ceratrichia Butler, [1870] Forest Sylphs — 19 spp.
Chloeria Mabille, 1904 — 1 sp.
Cobaloides Hayward, 1938 — 1 sp.
Cobalus Hübner, [1819] — 3 spp.
Cravera de Jong, 1983 — 2 spp.
Cynea Evans, 1955 — 16 spp.
Damas Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 3 spp.
Dion Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 3 spp.
Dubiella Evans, 1936 — 2 spp.
Ebusus Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Enosis Mabille, 1889 — 12 spp.
Eprius Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 1 sp.
Eutocus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 8 spp.
Eutychide Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 8 spp.
Evansiella Hayward, 1948 — 1 sp.
Favria Tutt, 1906 — 1 sp.
Flaccilla Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 1 sp.
Gallio Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Garga Mabille, 1889 — 1 sp.
Joanna Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Justinia Evans, 1955 — 8 spp.
Lamponia Evans, 1955 — 3 spp.
Lindra Evans, 1955 — 5 spp.
Lucida Evans, 1955 — 5 spp.
Ludens Evans, 1955 — 3 spp.
Lycas Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 2 spp.
Lychnuchoides Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 2 spp.
Lychnuchus Hübner, [1831] — 4 spp.
Megaleas Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 1 sp.
Methion Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 1 sp.
Methionopsis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 4 spp.
Miltomiges Mabille, 1903 — 1 sp.
Mimene Joicey & Talbot, 1917 — 22 spp.
Mnaseas Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 2 spp.
Mnasicles Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 3 spp.
Mnestheus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 2 spp.
Moeris Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 5 spp.
Moeros Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Morys Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 8 spp.
Mucia Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 4 spp.
Naevolus Hemming, 1939 — 1 sp.
Neochlodes Austin & DeVries, 2001 — 1 sp.
Neoxeniades Hayward, 1938 — 10 spp.
Niconiades Hübner, [1821] — 17 spp.
Nyctus Mabille, 1891 — 2 spp.
Ochus de Nicéville, 1894 — 1 sp.
Ocybadistes Heron, 1894 — 7 spp.
Onophas Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 3 spp.
Orphe Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 2 spp.
Orses Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 2 spp.
Pamba Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Panca Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Papias Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 10 spp.
Paracarystus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 3 spp.
Pardaleodes Butler, 1870 — 6 spp.
Parphorus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 14 spp.
Penicula Evans, 1955 — 7 spp.
Phanes Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 7 spp.
Pheraeus Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 11 spp.
Phlebodes Hübner, [1819] — 12 spp.
Propapias Mielke, 1992 — 1 sp.
Pseudosarbia Berg, 1897 — 2 spp.
Psoralis Mabille, 1904 — 11 spp.
Punta Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Pyrrhocalles Mabille, 1904 — 2 spp.
Pyrrhopygopsis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 4 spp.
Quinta Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Racta Evans, 1955 — 5 spp.
Remella Hemming, 1939 — 5 spp.
Repens Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Sabera Swinhoe, 1908 — 13 spp.
Saniba Mielke & Casagrande, 2003 — 1 sp.
Saliana Evans, 1955 — 20 spp.
Saturnus Evans, 1955 — 4 spp.
Sodalia Evans, 1955 — 3 spp.
Sucova Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Suniana Evans, 1934 — 3 spp.
Jongiana Mielke & Casagrande, 2002 — 1 sp.
Synale Mabille, 1904 — 5 spp.
Talides Hübner, [1819] — 6 spp.
Telles Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.
Tellona Evans, 1955 — 1 sp.
Thargella Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.
Thoon Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 11 spp.
Thracides Hübner, [1819] — 7 spp.
Tigasis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 9 spp.
Tirynthia Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 3 spp.
Tisias Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 6 spp.
Tromba Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Turesis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 5 spp.
Turmada Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Vacerra Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 8 spp.
Vehilius Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 11 spp.
Venas Evans, 1955 — 2 spp.
Vertica Evans, 1955 — 4 spp.
Vettius Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1901] — 24 spp.
Vinius Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 5 spp.
Vinpeius Austin, 1997 — 1 sp.
Virga Evans, 1955 — 8 spp.
Wahydra Steinhauser, 1991 — 9 spp.
Yanoancistroides Huang, 1999 — 2 spp.
Xeniades Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 4 spp.
Zalomes Bell, 1947 — 10 spp.
Zariaspes Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.
Zenis Godman in Godman & Salvin, [1900] — 2 spp.


[sp-1a.jpg] 1000x744 (~95Kb) USA: Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve, Thurston Co., WA, 28.6.2000, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-1b.jpg] 1000x774 (~108Kb) USA: Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve, Thurston Co., WA, 28.6.2000, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-2.jpg] 450x358 (~26Kb) Venezuela, Yacambu park near Barquisimeto, July 2002, Photo © Simon Coombes
[sp-3.jpg] 500x370 (~31Kb) Venezuela, Yacambu park near Barquisimeto, July 2002, Photo © Simon Coombes [sp-4.jpg] 500x384 (~38Kb) Venezuela, Merida and the Sierra Nevada National Park, July 2002, Photo © Simon Coombes [sp-5.jpg] 400x249 (~22Kb) Venezuela, Parai Tepui near Mount Roraima in the Gran Sabana, July 2002, Photo © Simon Coombes
[sp-6.jpg] 769x514 (~129Kb) Thailand, Krabi 24.12.2003-7.1.2004, Photo © Olli Vesikko [sp-7u.jpg] 600x400 (~67Kb) upperside India: Subansiri, 2.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [sp-7v.jpg] 600x400 (~59Kb) underside India: Subansiri, 2.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar
[sp-8mfv.jpg] 600x400 (~70Kb) underside male female India: Subansiri, 3.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [sp-9a.jpg] 1040x859 (~271Kb) Ethiopia, Amhara, Bahir Dar, a grassy swamp margin at Tana Hotel. 4th August 2012, Photo © Oleg Kosterin [sp-9b.jpg] 1025x921 (~300Kb) Ethiopia, Amhara, Bahir Dar, a grassy swamp margin at Tana Hotel. 4th August 2012, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.




Unknown or unplaced taxa

Prenes devantieri Mabille, 1904; (nom. nud.), TL: Brazil(Rio Grande do Sul)
devantieri ; [NL4A, 85]

Pamphila mago Ménétriés, 1857; (nom. nud.), TL: Venezuela
mago ; [NL4A, 85]

Calpodes orthamas Weeks, 1901; (nom. nud.), TL: Bolivia
orthamas ; [NL4A, 85]

Atrytone pericia Sheldon, 1938; (nom. nud.), TL: Tobago
pericia ; [NL4A, 85]

Hesperia powelli Stanford & Opler, 1993; (nom. nud.), TL: Mexico(Chihuahua)
powelli ; [NL4A, 85]

Pamphila pyrgina Capronnier, 1881; (nom. nud.), TL: Brazil(Rio de Janeiro)
pyrgina ; [NL4A, 85]

Prenes quonga Hall, 1939; (nom. nud.), TL: Guyana
quonga ; [NL4A, 85]

Megistias semiargus J. & W. Zikán, 1968; (nom. nud.), TL: Brazil(Rio de Janeiro/Minas Gerais)
semiargus ; [NL4A, 85]

Pamphila valva Weeks, 1901; (nom. nud.), TL: Bolivia
valva ; [NL4A, 85]


15.4.2013 (2021)

References:
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BK]
Larsen, 1996; The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history
[Kedar Tokekar]
India
[NL4A]
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[Olli Vesikko]
http://koti.welho.com/ovesikko/
[Simon Coombes]
1 Park Street, Plymouth, PL3 4BL, UK; 01752 607854; e-mail: Simon Coombes; http://www.butterfly-guide.co.uk


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