''Phocides polybius'' is a species of butterfly in the skipper family, Hesperiidae, that is native to the Americas. It is found from the lower Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas in the United States south through Mexico and Central America to Argentina. Common names include Bloody Spot and Guava Skipper.
The wingspan is 42–63 mm . There are several generations with adults on wing in February, April, and June to December in southern Texas.
The larvae feed on ''Psidium''.. more