The Series Hesperiiformes is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (1): Hesperiidae
A skipper or skipper butterfly is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. They are named after their quick, darting flight habits. There are more than 3500 recognized species of skippers and they occur worldwide, but with the greatest diversity in the Neotropical regions of Central and South America. [more]
At least 9,440 species and subspecies belong to the Family Hesperiidae.
More info about the Family Hesperiidae may be found here.
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