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Buquet's Vagrant


Introduction: Buquet's Vagrant (Nepheronia buquetii buquetii) inhabit scrub and woodland.

Distribution: Central Namibia, Windhoek, Okahandja, Erongo Mountains and north of Opuwo.

Breeding/Larval: Eggs are laid on the leaves of the four-thorns (Azima tetracantha) also known as the bee-sting bush, a shiny shrub. Their flowers are greenish to yellow.

Colouration: Males are white above with a narrow black border. Females are similar to males but with lighter brown forewing markings. Known to collectors as the 'green-eyed monster' a reference to their its eyes and proboscis which are tinge with green.

On the wing: Throughout the year, depending on conditions.

Wingspan: Males and female: 45 to 50mm.

Ai-Aiba Lodge

Nestled in a conservation area in the majestic Erongo Mountains this property contains a wide selection of rock art. Activities here center around rock art and various guided walking trails serve as a good introduction to Namibian rock art

Epako Game Farm

A luxury lodge offering top notch rooms & facilities. Guided game drives and bush walks allow guests to thoroughly explore the area.

Erongo Wilderness Lodge

One of our favourite lodges in Namibia - excellent accommodation, food and guided walks in beautiful surroundings make for an enjoyable and relaxing stay.

Etusis Lodge

A variety of activities are on offer at this lodge near Karibib. Accommodation ranges from camping and self-catering options to private bungalows

Hohenstein Lodge

Situated at the foot of the Hohenstein mountain, this lodge offers many hiking and climbing opportunities. It is also well situated to visit the Spitzkoppe Mountain

Kashana Lodge

A charming lodge in the town of Omaruru. With all the facilities you may require including a popular restaurant & bar

Klein Eden Guest Farm

Around 30km east of Omaruru this pretty little guest farms offers self catering units in a tranquil and pleasant environment

Walvis Bay Accommodation