Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Orcus Checkered-Skipper Pyrgus orcus

Photo: Mark Yokoyama

Classification

Pyrginae [subfamily]
Pyrgus [genus] (2)
orcus [species]

Classification

Pyrginae [subfamily]
Pyrgus [genus] (2)
orcus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten

  • Publications

    • Pinchon, R., Enrico, P. 1969. Faune des Antilles Françaises: les Papillons. 258 pp..
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of St. Maarten. 102 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Snellen, P.C.T. 1887. Bijdragen tot de kennis der Lepidoptera van het eiland Curaçao. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 30: 9-66.
    • Strik, S. 2013. Nederlandse vlinders op tropisch eiland. Vlinders 3: 1-12.
    • Wit, B. 2011. Nieuwe Nederlandse vlinders op Saba. Vlinders 2: 19-22. [link]
    • Yokoyama, M. 2010. The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Saint Martin. 129 pp. sxm wildlife.
    • Yokoyama, M. 2013. The Incomplete guide to the wildlife of Saint Martin. Revised and expanded second edition. 131. sxm wildlife.