Amblyscirtes phylace

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Amblyscirtes phylace
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Hesperiinae
Genus: Amblyscirtes
Species: A. phylace
Binomial name
Amblyscirtes phylace
(Edwards, 1878)[1]
  • Pamphila phylace Edwards, 1878
  • Limochroes phylace

Amblyscirtes phylace (the orange-headed roadside-skipper or red-headed roadside skipper) is a species of butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and western Texas to Mexico.

Its wingspan is 22–29 millimetres (0.87–1.14 in). Adults feed on flower nectar.


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