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Tribe Pyrgini Burmeister, 1878   —  

Clito aberrans

(Draudt, 1924)

Northern Clito

["clito"], S & W Mexico to S
Brazil

Clito zelotes

(Hewitson, 1873)

Hewitson’s Clito

SE Mexico (VER) to French Guiana
and upper Amazon

Eracon biternata

(Mabille, 1889)

Biternata Skipper

Costa Rica and Panama

Eracon clinias

(Mabille, 1878)

Clinias Skipper

Costa Rica to upper and lower
Amazon

Eracon lachesis

(Dyar, 1918)

Lachesis Skipper

S Mexico to Panama

Eracon paulinus

(Stoll, 1782)

Tear-drop Skipper

Costa Rica to Guiana and upper
Amazon

Eracon mnemon

(Schaus, 1913)

Horseshoe-spotted Skipper

Costa Rica

Spioniades abbreviata abbreviata

(Mabille, 1888)

White-tipped Skipper

Nicaragua to Colombia

Spioniades artemides

(Stoll, 1782)

Artemides Skipper

Panama to S Brazil

Paches loxus gloriosus

Röber, 1925

Glorious Blue-Skipper

[= zonula], SE Mexico to Costa
Rica

Paches loxus loxus

(Westwood, 1852)

Glorious Blue-Skipper

Panama to Venezuela, Ecuador, N
Brazil

Paches polla

(Mabille, 1888)

Polla Blue-Skipper

E & W Mexico to Costa Rica

Carrhenes fuscescens fuscescens

(Mabille, 1891)

Tanned Hoary-Skipper

E & W Mexico to Costa Rica

Carrhenes calidius

Godman & Salvin, 1895

Rain-forest Hoary-Skipper

SE Mexico to Bolivia

Carrhenes canescens canescens

(R. Felder, 1869)

Hoary Skipper

W Mexico & S TX to Panama

Carrhenes leada

(Butler, 1870)

Butler's Hoary-Skipper

Costa Rica to Bolivia and S
Brazil

Carrhenes callipetes

Godman & Salvin, 1895

Cloud-forest Hoary-Skipper

S Mexico and Guatemala

Carrhenes meridensis

Godman & Salvin, 1895

Costa Rican Hoary-Skipper

Nicaragua to Colombia and
Venezuela

Zobera albopunctata

H. Freeman, 1970

Coliman Zobera

W Mexico (Colima)

Zobera marginata

H. Freeman, 1979

Western Zobera

W Mexico (NAY, MICH, OAX)

Zobera oaxaquena

Steinhauser, 1991

Oaxacan Zobera

S Mexico (OAX)

Xenophanes tryxus

(Cramer, 1780)

Glassy-winged Skipper

S Texas (as stray) to Argentina

Diaeus varna

Evans, 1953

Camouflaged Skipper

E Mexico to Panama

Onenses hyalophora

(R. Felder, 1869)

Crystal-winged Skipper

E Mexico to Guatemala

Antigonus nearchus

(Latreille, 1817)

Large Spurwing

E & W Mexico to S Brazil and
Paraguay

Antigonus erosus

(Hübner, [1812])

Common Spurwing

W Mexico & S TX (rare stray) to
S Brazil and Paraguay

Antigonus emorsa

(R. Felder, 1869)

White Spurwing

W Mexico (SE AZ as rare stray,
SON to OAX)

Antigonus funebris

(R. Felder, 1869)

West-Mexican Spurwing

W & S Mexico

Antigonus corrosus

Mabille, 1878

Small Spurwing

E Mexico to Panama

Systasea microsticta

Dyar, 1923

Rare Spurwing

S Mexico (GRO, MOR, PUE, OAX)

Systasea pulverulenta

(R. Felder, 1869)

Texas Powdered-Skipper

S AZ, S NM, C & S TX to
Guatemala

Systasea zampa

(W. H. Edwards, 1876)

Arizona Powdered-Skipper

Baja, far S CA, S NV, S AZ, S
NM, W TX, SON, CHIH, COAH

Celotes nessus

(W. H. Edwards, 1877)

Common Streaky-Skipper

far SE CA, S AZ, NM, S OK, TX, N
Mexico

Celotes limpia

Burns, 1974

West-Texas Streaky-Skipper

W TX to Coahuila

Celotes spurcus

A. Warren, Steinhauser,
Hernandez-Mejia & Grishin, 2008

Mexican Streaky-Skipper

Central Mexico

Zopyrion sandace

Godman & Salvin, 1896

Sandy Skipper

E & W Mexico to Costa Rica

Timochreon satyrus satyrus

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867)

Satyr Skipper

Costa Rica to upper Amazon

Anisochoria bacchus

Evans, 1953

Northern Snout-Skipper

SE Mexico to El Salvador

Anisochoria pedaliodina
polysticta

Mabille, 1876

Central American Snout-Skipper

Costa Rica to Guianas

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

Heliopyrgus domicella domicella

(Erichson, [1849])

Erichson’s White-Skipper

S CA & S NV to S TX, S to
Venezuela

Heliopyrgus sublinea

(Schaus, 1902)

East-Mexican White-Skipper

S TX & E Mexico to Yucatan
Peninsula

Heliopetes ericetorum

(Boisduval, 1852)

Northern White-Skipper

Baja California (norte), CA,
Columbia Basin, Great Basin, AZ

Heliopetes laviana laviana

(Hewitson, 1868)

Laviana White-Skipper

S AZ and Baja California, C & S
TX, most of Mexico to Venez.

Heliopetes macaira macaira

(Reakirt, [1867])

Turk’s-cap White-Skipper

S TX, E & W Mexico to Panama

Heliopetes omrina

(Butler, 1870)

Stained White-Skipper

Panama to Argentina

Heliopetes arsalte

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Veined White-Skipper

S TX, E & W Mexico to Argentina

Heliopetes alana

(Reakirt, 1868)

Alana White-Skipper

E & W Mexico to Argentina