GENUS: AMBLYODIPSAS

Species Midbody
scale
rows
Ventrals Paired
/Single
Sub-
Caudals
Total
Sub-
Caudals
Anal
Shield
Divided/
Entire
No of
Upper
Labials
No of
Upper
Labials
entering
the eye
No of
Pre-
Oculars
No of
Post-
Oculars
Lower
labials
Temporals
Amblyodipsas concolor 17 133-157 P 28-39 D 7 3+4 0 1 7
(6)
0+1+1
Amblyodipsas microphthalma microphthalma 15 127-155 P 18-26 D 5 2+3 0 1 6
(5)
0+1
Amblyodipsas microphthalma nigra 15 146-168 P 20-24 D 5 2+3 0 1 5/6 0+1
Amblyodipsas polylepis hildebrandtii 17-19 154-215 P 15-31 D 6
(5)
3+4
(2+3)
0 1
(0)
7
(6/8)
0+1
Amblyodipsas polylepis polylepis 19;21
(23)
154-215 P 15-31 D 6
(5)
3+4
(2+3)
0 1
(0)
7
(6/8)
0+1
Amblyodipsas ventrimaculata 15 172-205 P 18-29 D 5 2+3 0 1 5 0+1

NOTE: ( ) = Rarely + = And / = Or * = Scales around the eye

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.