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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Genus Hesperia - Branded Skippers

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
Tribe Hesperiini
Genus Hesperia - Branded Skippers

Species assiniboia - Plains Skipper - Hodges#4020.1
Species attalus - Dotted Skipper - Hodges#4029
Species colorado - Western Branded Skipper - Hodges#4020.2
Species comma - Common Branded Skipper - Hodges#4020
Species dacotae - Dakota Skipper - Hodges#4031
Species juba - Juba Skipper - Hodges#4019
Species leonardus - Leonard's Skipper - Hodges#4023
Species lindseyi - Lindsey's Skipper - Hodges#4032
Species meskei - Meske's Skipper - Hodges#4030
Species metea - Cobweb Skipper - Hodges#4027
Species nevada - Nevada Skipper - Hodges#4035
Species ottoe - Ottoe Skipper - Hodges#4022
Species pahaska - Pahaska Skipper - Hodges#4025
Species sassacus - Indian Skipper - Hodges#4033
Species uncas - Uncas Skipper - Hodges#4018
Species viridis - Green Skipper - Hodges#4028
Species woodgatei - Apache Skipper - Hodges#4021
Species columbia - Columbian Skipper - Hodges#4026