Some photos of butterflies in HESPERIIDAE in Australia
Darters and Skippers
HESPERIOIDEA
 
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Note that the males of many HESPERIIDAE species have a 'sex brand'. This is typically a jagged dark-edged pale thin streak across part of each forewing, which otherwise has the same pattern as the female. Some of the photos below are of females, but some are of males and so have the brand.

HESPERIIDAE

eggs
    
HESPERIIDAE

caterpillars
    
HESPERIIDAE

pupae
    
HESPERIIDAE

undersides


Allora doleschallii

Allora major

Anisynta cynone

Anisynta dominula

Anisynta monticolae

Anisynta sphenosema

Anisynta tillyardi

Antipodia atralba

Antipodia chaostola

Antipodia dactyliota

Arrhenes dschilus

Arrhenes marnas

Badamia exclamationis

Borbo cinnara

Borbo impar

Carcharodus baeticus

Cephrenes augiades

Cephrenes trichopepla

Chaetocneme beata

Chaetocneme critomedia

Chaetocneme denitza

Chaetocneme porphyropis

Croitana aestiva

Croitana arenaria

Croitana croites

Dispar compacta

Euschemon rafflesia

Exometoeca nycteris

Hasora celaenus

Hasora chromus

Hasora discolor

Hasora hurama

Hasora khoda

Herimosa albovenata

Hesperilla bifasciata

Hesperilla chrysotricha

Hesperilla crypsargyra

Hesperilla crypsigramma

Hesperilla donnysa

Hesperilla flavescens

Hesperilla furva

Hesperilla idothea

Hesperilla malindeva

Hesperilla mastersi

Hesperilla ornata

Hesperilla picta

Hesperilla sarnia

Hesperilla sexguttata

Mesodina aeluropis

Mesodina cyanophracta

Mesodina gracillima

Mesodina halyzia

Mesodina hayi

Mimene atropatene

Motasingha dirphia

Motasingha trimaculata

Neohesperilla crocea

Neohesperilla senta

Neohesperilla xanthomera

Neohesperilla xiphiphora

Netrocoryne repanda

Notocrypta waigensis

Ocybadistes ardea

Ocybadistes flavovittata

Ocybadistes hypomeloma

Ocybadistes knightorum

Ocybadistes walkeri

Oriens augustula

Oreisplanus munionga

Oreisplanus perornata

Parnara amalia

Parnara bada

Pasma tasmanicus

Pelopidas agna

Pelopidas lyelli

Proeidosa polysema

Rachelia extrusus

Sabera caesina

Sabera dobboe

Sabera fuliginosa

Signeta flammeata

Signeta tymbophora

Suniana lascivia

Suniana sunias

Tagiades japetus

Taractrocera anisomorpha

Taractrocera dolon

Taractrocera ilia

Taractrocera ina

Taractrocera papyria

Telicota ancilla

Telicota anisodesma

Telicota augias

Telicota brachydesma

Telicota colon

Telicota eurotas

Telicota eurychlora

Telicota mesoptis

Telicota ohara

Toxidia andersoni

Toxidia doubledayi

Toxidia inornatus

Toxidia melania

Toxidia parvulus

Toxidia peron

Toxidia rietmanni

Toxidia thyrrhus

Trapezites argenteoornatus

Trapezites eliena

Trapezites heteromacula

Trapezites iacchoides

Trapezites iacchus

Trapezites lutea

Trapezites maheta

Trapezites macqueeni

Trapezites petalia

Trapezites phigalia

Trapezites phigaliodes

Trapezites praxedes

Trapezites sciron

Trapezites symmomus

Trapezites taori

Trapezites waterhousei

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(updated 3 July 2014, 16 November 2018)