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Genus Pyrgus - Checkered-Skippers

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Papilionoidea - Butterflies and Skippers
Family Hesperiidae - Skippers
Subfamily Pyrginae - Spread-wing Skippers
Tribe Pyrgini
Genus Pyrgus - Checkered-Skippers

Species albescens - White Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3967
Species centaureae - Grizzled Skipper - Hodges#3962
Species communis - Common Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3966
Species oileus - Tropical Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3968
Species philetas - Desert Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3969
Species ruralis - Two-banded Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3963
Species scriptura - Small Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3965
Species xanthus - Mountain Checkered Skipper - Hodges#3964
No Taxon Common or White Checkered Skipper