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Spialia delagoae

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Spialia delagoae, the Delagoa sandman or Delagoa grizzled skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Namibia, Botswana, Transvaal, Swaziland, Zululand, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Kenya. The habitat consists of moist and dry savanna.[2]

The wingspan is 21–24 mm for males and 24–28 mm for females. There are two generations per year with peaks from February to March and from August to September.[3]

References

  1. ^ Spialia at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Pyrginae
  3. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7.
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Spialia delagoae: Brief Summary

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Spialia delagoae, the Delagoa sandman or Delagoa grizzled skipper, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in Namibia, Botswana, Transvaal, Swaziland, Zululand, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Kenya. The habitat consists of moist and dry savanna.

The wingspan is 21–24 mm for males and 24–28 mm for females. There are two generations per year with peaks from February to March and from August to September.

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