Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Caribbean Skipper
Pyrrhocalles antiqua (Herrich-Schäffer, 1863)


Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Identification:
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Range: Three subspecies found across the Caribbean: Cuba (ssp. orientis), Hispaniola (ssp. antiqua), Eleuthera and Andros and Bahamas (ssp. eleutherae).
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Taxonomy Notes: None.