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family hesperiidae

  1. Fiery Skipper

    Fiery Skipper

    Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus: Hesperiidae) grass skipper, open wing. Wingspan 2.5-3.5 cm (1.0-1.4 in).
  2. Fiery Skipper

    Fiery Skipper

    Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus: Hesperiidae) grass skipper, closed wing. Wingspan 2.5-3.5 cm (1.0-1.4 in).
  3. Little Glasswing Skipper

    Little Glasswing Skipper

    Little Glasswing Skipper (Pompeius verna: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 2.5-3.2 cm (1.0-1.25 in). Nectaring Cowpen Daisy (Verbena encelioides: Asteraceae).
  4. Fiery Skippers

    Fiery Skippers

    Fiery Skippers (Hylephila phyleus: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 2.5- 3.5 cm (1.0-1.4 in). Nectaring Gregg’s Mist Flower (Conoclinium greggii: Asteraceae).
  5. White-striped Longtail Skipper

    White-striped Longtail Skipper

    White-striped Longtail Skipper (Chioides albofasciatus: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 3.9-5.4 cm (1.5-2.1 in).
  6. Common Checkered Skipper

    Common Checkered Skipper

    Common Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 1.9-3.2 cm (0.75-1.25 in). M
  7. Alana White-Skipper

    Alana White-Skipper

    Alana White-Skipper (Heliopetes alana: Hesperiidae) Wingspan ca. 4 cm (1.6 in).
  8. Brown Long-tailed Skipper

    Brown Long-tailed Skipper

    Brown Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus: Hesperiidae) This spread-winged skipper is nectaring Porterweed. Wingspan 4.5-6.0 cm (1.8-2.4 in). Also known as just Long-tailed Skipper.
  9. Sickle-winged Skipper

    Sickle-winged Skipper

    Sickle-winged Skipper (Achlyodes thraso: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 3.5-4.5 cm (1.4-1.8 in).
  10. Southern Skipperling

    Southern Skipperling

    Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minimus: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 1.3- 1.9 cm (0.5-0.75 in). North America’s smallest skipper. Nectaring Bitter Sneezeweed (Helenium amarum: Asteraceae).
  11. Common Checkered Skipper

    Common Checkered Skipper

    Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis: Hesperiidae). Wingspan 1.9-3.2 cm (0.75-1.25 in).
  12. Funeral Duskywing

    Funeral Duskywing

    Funeral Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis: Hesperiidae) This spread-wing skipper has a wingspan of 3.2-4.4 cm (1.25-1.75 in). Nectaring Texasplume also called Anacacho Orchid Tree (Bauhinia lunarioides: Fabaceae).
  13. Sachem Skipper

    Sachem Skipper

    Sachem Skipper (Atalopedes campestris: Hesperiidae)
  14. Taxiles Skipper

    Taxiles Skipper

    Taxiles Skipper (Poanes taxiles: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 3.2-4.3 cm (1.25-1.70 in). Closed wing.
  15. Brown Longtail Skipper

    Brown Longtail Skipper

    Brown Longtail Skipper (Urbanus procne: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 3.7-4.8 cm (1.5-1.9 in). Nectaring Canada germander (Teucrium canadensis: Lamiaceae).
  16. Sickle-winged Skipper

    Sickle-winged Skipper

    Sickle-winged Skipper (Achlyodes mithridates: Hesperiidae) Wingspan: 3.8-4.8 cm (1.5-1.9 in).
  17. Laviana White-Skipper (open-wing)

    Laviana White-Skipper (open-wing)

    Laviana White-Skipper (Heliopetes laviana: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 3.5-4.2 cm (1.4-1.7 in). Nectaring Crucita (Chromolaena odorata: Asteraceae).
  18. Laviana White-Skipper(closed wing)

    Laviana White-Skipper(closed wing)

    Laviana White-Skipper (Heliopetes laviana: Hesperiidae) Wingspan 3.5-4.2 cm (1.4-1.7 in). Nectaring Texas Creeping Ox-eye (Wedelia texana: Asteraceae).
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