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Skippers being diurnal, they are generally called butterflies although they are placed in a separate superfamily. They are named for their quick, darting flight habits. Most have the antenna tip modified into a narrow hook like projection.

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A skipper or skipper butterfly is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. They are named after their quick, darting flight habits. There are more than 3500 recognized species of skippers and they occur worldwide, but with the greatest diversity in the Neotropical regions of Central and South America.