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Hottentotta conspersus


Introduction: The preferred habitat of the Hottentotta conspersus is to shelter under large rocks and boulders in sandy areas. Look for them under logs or the bark of dead fallen trees. Individuals have also been observed wandering around shady trees during the daytime.
Distribution: Northern Namib Desert and Skeleton Coast from Swakopmund north to the Kunene River mouth. Also found at Epupa Falls, Brandberg Mountains, Spitzkoppe and the Erongo Mountains.
Diet: Ants, termites and spiders.
Colouration: Dark yellow to brown. Most females have smooth and shiny sternites (an underside mid-body exoskeleton).
Breeding: Females give birth in the warmer, summer months. Litters of 12 are common.
Maximum size: 62mm.

Beach Hotel

Situated close to the beach & the town center. This hotel offers a wide choice of room types making it the perfect choice for every budget

Hansa Hotel

Right in the middle of town, the Hansa is over 100 years old and still offers top quality accommodation

Hotel Eberwein

Hotel situated close to the town center, decorated in a Victorian style

Hotel EuropaHof

Centrally located hotel with old world German style

Rossmund Lodge

Situated out of town on the Rossmund Golf course, one of the world's best desert courses.

Strand Hotel

A brand new hotel, on the site of the old Strand Hotel, is set to open in August 2015

Hotel zum Kaiser

A very centrally located small hotel - within easy walking distance of the town center, Swakopmunds favourite restaurants - the Jetty and the Tug, as well as everything else the town has to offer

Swakopmund Hotel

A large hotel, based around the historic railway station. Complete with casino, bars and restaurants

The Delight Swakopmund

A large modern accommodation establishment that offers a warm welcome and all-round attentive service

Swakopmund Car Hire