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Savannah Pathfinder Skipper

Pardaleodes incerta


Small butterfly? about 2cm long body, body brown and yellow stripes, wings brown with yellow spots. Most oddly was the way the wings set not open and not closed , but resting in a sort of half folded position. face very furry, eyes black, medium length black antenna.


Seen in grassy soft foliage plants in undergrowth of acacia and palm woodland in Katavi NP


Thanks for the family hint Sukanya.. now I know about skippers and resting wings and curved antennae tips... and I am sure this is the one. :)

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SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

Skipper butterfly. Hesperidae...that is all I can say...hope it is a pointer you can use.

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Katavi, Tanzania

Spotted on Jan 3, 2016
Submitted on Jan 16, 2016

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