Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

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

Discussion, 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

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


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