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Chequered Ranger


Introduction: Chequered Rangers (Kedestes lepenula) rest on stones. They also frequent the tops of koppies around midday, settling on vegetation or grass.

Distribution: Kombat, Grootfontein and other northern Namibian locations.

Breeding/Larval food: Eggs are laid singly on a blade of grass. The larvae then feeds on this grass and roll up a couple of leaves to make a shelter.

Colouration: Distinctive yellow hindwing underside.

On the wing: October to April.

Wingspan: Approx 30 to 35mm.

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20 Days - By using a range of accommodation types and styles this self drive manages to keep costs down while still visiting spectacular areas of the country.

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14 Days - This spectacular self-drive itinerary, created especially for honeymooners, is the ultimate experience that Namibia has to offer in terms of luxury and exclusivity.

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