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Palm Skipper

About Palm Skipper

The Palm Skipper is brown-chocolate in color. The underside of the hindwings are brown with black dots and a tinge of purple. Adult Palm Skippers are most active at dusk. This butterfly feeds on date palm and other palms. The Palm Skipper is found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is widespread through low altitudes in forests, riversides and grasslands.