Aides (skipper)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Tribe: Calpodini
Genus: Aides
Billberg, 1820

Aides is a Neotropical genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.


  • Aides aegita (Hewitson, 1866) aegita silverpatch – Panama to Bolivia and Brazil
  • Aides aestria (Hewitson, 1866) type locality Brazil
  • Aides brilla (H. Freeman, 1970) brilliant silverpatch – southeast Mexico, Guatemala, Belize
  • Aides brino (Stoll, 1781) brino silverpatch – Honduras, Colombia to Guianas and north Brazil
  • Aides duma
    • Aides duma duma Evans, 1955 type locality Argentina
    • Aides duma argyrina Cowan, 1970 Panama to south Brazil
  • Aides dysoni Godman, 1900 Dyson's silverpatch – east Mexico to Colombia
  • Aides ocrinus (Plötz, 1882) ocrinus silverpatch – Panama, Colombia, French Guiana