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Genus Hylephila

Butterfly - Hylephila phyleus Skipper - Hylephila phyleus Skipper for ID - Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus Unknown Skipper 1 - Hylephila phyleus Skipper - Hylephila phyleus Southern Broken Dash? - Hylephila phyleus Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
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Classification
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)
Tribe Hesperiini
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