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Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala

Observer

greglasley

Date

October 12, 1998

Description

Red-headed Finch
Windhoek, Namibia
12 Oct 1998

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Desert Mountain Adder Bitis xeropaga

Observer

herpguy

Date

June 4, 1986

Description

This viper was wild-caught in southwestern Namibia and photographed in captivity in central Namibia.

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herpguy

Date

May 18, 1986

Description

This Lacertid lizard was found in northeastern Namibia and photographed in captivity in the capital, Windhoek.

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Observer

herpguy

Date

April 2, 1990

Description

This male was observed on the wall of the capital building in the center of town. Numerous other males and females were also seen. This species displays sexual dimorphism and the females look very different from the males.

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Anchieta's Agama Agama anchietae

Observer

herpguy

Date

May 24, 1986

Description

This lizard was observed during the day near the center of town by Avis Dam.

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herpguy

Date

June 11, 1986

Description

This gerrhosaurid lizard was found during the day in downtown Windhoek amidst rock crevices near the capital building.

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herpguy

Date

May 23, 1986

Description

This juvenile gecko was found in downtown Windhoek, Namibia's capital.

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herpguy

Date

May 23, 1986

Description

This pair of geckos was found in downtown Windhoek, Namibia's capital.

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Namib Rock Agama Agama planiceps

Observer

olie

Date

November 28, 2010

Description

A red-headed rock agama at our reconnect near Windhoek.

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Convolvulus Hawkmoth Agrius convolvuli

Observer

olie

Date

December 8, 2010

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Observer

olie

Date

April 18, 2011

Description

What is this crazy thing!?!?

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Carpenter Bees Genus Xylocopa

Observer

olie

Date

December 8, 2010

Description

Any help identifying this would be great. Very large with a loud, low buzz.

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rock grasshopper Family Acrididae

Observer

olie

Date

November 28, 2010

Description

I only saw this guy because he kept jumping around, but he looks exactly like the rocks. He had beautiful pink wings but I couldn't get a shot of them! Possibly a Sphingonotus sp.?

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Family Theraphosidae Family Theraphosidae

Observer

olie

Date

December 8, 2010

Description

Some kinda tarantula!

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Observer

olie

Date

December 5, 2010

Description

Most likely a Trombidium holosericeum near Windhoek. I love these guys!

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longhorn beetle Family Cerambycidae

Observer

olie

Date

December 6, 2010

Description

I believe this is some type of longhorn beetle, but I have no idea what genus.This one was pretty large and woke me up in the middle of the night by gnawing on my neck.

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Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

olie

Date

December 7, 2010

Description

some kind of flat dust bug. I have no idea what it is.

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Kirby's Dropwing Trithemis kirbyi

Observer

vtraveler

Date

March 28, 2010

Description

Dragonfly by a pond in a garden