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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Hesperiini
Subtribus: Carystina
Genus: Aides
Species: A. aegita – A. aestria – A. brilla – A. brino – A. duma – A. dysoni – A. ocrinus

Aides Billberg, 1820

Type species: Papilio epitus Stoll, [1781] 103.

Aides Billberg, 1820: 81; Lepindex.
Paraides Godman, [1900]: 515. TS: Hesperia ocrinus Plötz, 1882: 337.
Aedes Freeman, 1970: (misspelling)


Billberg, G.J. 1820. Enumeratio insectorum in museo Gust. Joh. Billberg. Stockholm, 138 pp. BHL Reference page.
Cong, Q., Zhang, J., Shen, J.H. & Grishin, N.V. 2019. Fifty new genera of Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Insecta Mundi 0731: 1–56. Zoobank. Reference page.
Freeman, H.A., 1970. A new genus and eight new species of Mexican Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 78(2): 88-99, 10 f, 14 pl. Reference page.
Godman, F.D. & Salvin, O. 1887–1901. Biologia Centrali-Americana Vol. II. Insecta Lepidoptera: 782 pp. Text, Plates. Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.
Plötz, C. 1882–83. Die Hesperiinen-Gattung Hesperia Aut. und ihre Arten. Entomologische Zeitung 1882: 43: 314–344, 436-456; 1883: 44: 26–64, 44: 195–233. Reference page.
Stoll, C. 1780–1790. In Cramer, P. De Uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in der drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Afrika en America (etc). Amsterdam, Baalde & Utrecht. Part 4 + Suppl. Pt.4 [1780]: 29–90, pls 305–336; [1781]: 91–164, pls 337–372; [1782]: 165–252, pls 373–400; Suppl [1787]: 1–42, pls 1–8; [1790]: 43–184, pls 9–42. Reference page.

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


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