Amblyscirtes elissa

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Amblyscirtes elissa
ROADSIDE-SKIPPER, ELISSA (Amblyscirtes elissa) (8-12-2018) upper humboldt canyon, patagonia mts, santa cruz co, az -01 (43982452632).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Amblyscirtes
A. elissa
Binomial name
Amblyscirtes elissa
Godman, 1900

Amblyscirtes elissa, the elissa roadside skipper, is a species of grass skipper in the butterfly family Hesperiidae. It is found in Central America and North America.[1][2][3]

The MONA or Hodges number for Amblyscirtes elissa is 4095.[4]


These two subspecies belong to the species Amblyscirtes elissa:

  • Amblyscirtes elissa arizonae H. Freeman, 1993
  • Amblyscirtes elissa elissa Godman, 1900


  1. ^ "Amblyscirtes elissa Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  2. ^ "Amblyscirtes elissa". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  3. ^ "North American Moth Photographers Group, Amblyscirtes elissa". Retrieved 2019-09-23.

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