Borbo holtzii, the variable swift, is a butterfly of the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Africa, including south-eastern Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo, Angola, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa (the Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal) and Swaziland. The habitat consists of frost-free savanna.
Adults are on wing year round, but are most common in winter.
The larvae feed on Rottboellia megaphylla.
- Borbo, Site of Markku Savela
- Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Hesperiinae
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