Large Striped Swallowtail
Introduction: Large Striped Swordtails (Graphium (A) antheus) are a woodland and bushveld habitat butterfly. Netting them as the feed on flowers or at urine-soaked mud when their guard is down is easier than when they are in flight. This is the largest of the tailed species in the country.
Distribution: Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip).
Breeding/Larval food: Females lay spherical pale green eggs singly. Larvae are cream to green or yellow with dark hoops and blotches.
Colouration: Dark ground colour with paler blotches and characteristic stripes.
On the wing: Throughout the year.
Wingspan: 65 to 75mm.
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A four room private camp set inside the Nkasa Rupara National Park. A remote and private location in Namibia's least visited hidden gems of a game park makes this a must visit lodge. The lodge can also be booked for exclusive use on a self catering basis
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