Butterflies of the Amazon & Andes
Photographs Adrian Hoskins ( unless otherwise stated )
Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Hesperiidae: Pyrrhopyginae | Pyrginae | Hesperiinae | Heteropterinae
Over 2380 Hesperiidae species are known to occur in the neotropical region. Another 1000 probably await discovery. The thumbnails below link to detailed articles about each species.


Atalopedes campestris

Anatrytone perfida

Zariaspes mys

Hylephila peruana

Hylephila phyleus

Hylephila phyleus

Anthoptus epictetus

Anthoptus epictetus

Serdis viridicans

Vehilius stictomenes

Apaustus gracilis

Lento ludo

Cymaenes alumna

Cobalopsis miaba

Cobalopsis nero

Pompeius pompeius

Callimormus corades

Nastra chao

Enosis achelous

Panoquina evadnes

Moeros moeros

Vacerra hermesia

Saliana salius

Remella remus

Vettius coryna

Vettius marcus

Vettius marcus

Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae


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