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Common Hottentot Skipper

Gegenes niso niso


Male: 28-36 mm. Female: 33-37 mm. Sexes dimorphic.


Forest edges, wetlands, flatlands, hill tops, parks and gardens, mountains and coast. Distributions: Very common and widespread.


Flight period: Year-round in warmer areas, peak Oct-Mar; in cooler areas, only Oct-Mar.

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Neilen Joyce
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Neilen Joyce

Kou-Kamma Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Mar 3, 2013

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