The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Euphyes bayensis Shuey, 1989

Bay skipper, Bay St. Louis skipper


Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, USA
Last Record
Rediscovered in
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[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Shuey, J. A. (1989). The morpho-species concept of Euphyes dion with the description of a new species (Hesperiidae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 27(3-4): 161-171.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Vaughan, D. M., and M. D. Shepherd. (2005). [url=]Species Profile: Euphyes bayensis[/url]. In Shepherd, M. D., D. M. Vaughan, and S. H. Black (Eds). Red List of Pollinator Insects of North America. CD-ROM Version 1 (May 2005). Portland, OR: The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Warren, A. D., K. J. Davis, N. V. Grishin, J. P. Pelham, E. M. Stangeland. (2012).
Interactive Listing of American Butterflies: [i]Euphyes bayensis[/i] Shuey, 1989. Available online:
I extend my gratitude to J. A. Shuey the species author of [i]Euphyes bayensis[/i] for furnishing me with important details pertaining to the disappearance and relocation of this species.