Hesperia (the Branded Skippers) is a Holarcticgenus in the Skippers (Hesperiidae) butterfly family.
Most species are endemic to North America, Hesperia comma is widespread throughout the region. Hesperia florinda is endemic to temperate eastern Asia. H. nabokovi is endemic to Hispaniola.
Hesperia (born Olga Mambelli; 9 July 1885 – 30 May 1959) was an Italian actress. She appeared in more than sixty films and shorts from 1912 to 1938. She was married to the director Baldassarre Negroni.