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Dark Hottentot Skipper


Introduction: The darting zig-zagging flight pattern of the Dark Hottentot Skipper (Gegenes pumilio) can often be observed around shrubs, low vegetation and stones, all sites it would select to settle on.

Distribution: Windhoek.

Breeding/Larval food: Finely ribbed, domed, white to pale yellow eggs are laid on soft grasses. Pupae are white to brown, tapering towards the tail.

Colouration: Dark ground colour with some white spots on both forewings.

On the wing: Throughout the year.

Wingspan: Approx 40mm.

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