Introduction: A Pale Ranger (Kedestes callicies) is a small skipper that heads for the shade of low bushes or under trees. They inhabit bushveld.
Distribution: Northern Namibia, Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) , Okavango Delta.
Breeding/Larval food: Grass species.
Colouration: Dark brown above with some yellow spots on both sets of wings. Long yellow-brown hairs cover the basal areas of both wings. The undersides of all of the wings can be very noticeable when they rest on grass.
On the wing: November to April.
Wingspan: Male: 24 to 27mm. Female: 27 to 30mm.
3 Days - Visits Sesriem & Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert
4 Days - Game viewing in Etosha National Park
10 Days - Waterberg, Etosha, Damaraland, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei
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