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Genus Hylephila

Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper [original: Delta Skipper] - Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus - male Fiery Skipper? - Hylephila phyleus small skipper - Hylephila phyleus Yellow Skipper - Hylephila phyleus Sachem or Fiery ? - Hylephila phyleus
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Hesperiinae (Grass Skippers)
Genus Hylephila
Other Common Names
Saltarin Leonado
Explanation of Names
Greek hyle (ηυλη)- "forest, woods" + philos (φιλος)- "liking, loving", with a feminine ending.
Why this name was given to a genus whose type species prefers grassy areas isn't certain