Skippers of New England




Skippers
Family:  Hesperiidae





Persius Duskywing
Photo by Bill Bouton [CC 2.0] 

List of New England Skippers

Spread-wing Skippers (Pyrginae)

  • Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
  • Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus)
  • Hoary Edge (Achalarus lyciades)
  • Southern Cloudywing (Thorybes bathyllus)
  • Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
  • Dreamy Duskywing (Erynnis icelus)
  • Sleepy Duskywing (Erynnis brizo)
  • Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
  • Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)
  • Mottled Duskywing (Erynnis martialis)
  • Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
  • Columbine Duskywing (Erynnis lucilius)
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing (Erynnis baptisiae)
  • Persius Duskywing (Erynnis persius)
  • Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis)
  • Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)


Skipperlings (Heteropterinae)

  • Arctic Skipper (Carterocephalus palaemon)


Grass Skippers (Hesperiinae)

  • Swarthy Skipper (Nastra lherminier)
  • Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius)
  • Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
  • European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
  • Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
  • Common Branded Skipper (Hesperia comma)
  • Leonard's Skipper (Hesperia leonardus)
  • Cobweb Skipper (Hesperia metea)
  • Dotted Skipper (Hesperia attalus)
  • Indian Skipper (Hesperia sassacus)
  • Peck's Skipper (Polites peckius)
  • Tawny-edged Skipper (Polites themistocles)
  • Crossline Skipper (Polites origenes)
  • Long Dash (Polites mystic)
  • Whirlabout (Polites vibex)
  • Northern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia egeremet)
  • Little Glassywing (Pompeius verna)
  • Sachem (Atalopedes campestris)
  • Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan)
  • Mulberry Wing (Poanes massasoit)
  • Hobomok Skipper (Poanes hobomok)
  • Zabulon Skipper (Poanes zabulon)
  • Broad-winged Skipper (Poanes viator)
  • Dion Skipper (Euphyes dion)
  • Black Dash (Euphyes conspicua)
  • Two-spotted Skipper (Euphyes bimacula)
  • Dun Skipper (Euphyes vestris)
  • Dusted Skipper (Atrytonopsis hianna)
  • Pepper and Salt Skipper (Amblyscirtes hegon)
  • Common Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes vialis)
  • Twin-spot Skipper (Oligoria maculata)
  • Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)
  • Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola)