GENUS: LYCODONOMORPHUS

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
Lycodonomorphus laevissimus 19 174-177 P 60-85 E (D) 8
(7)
4+5
(3+4)
1 2 8
(7)
1+2
Lycodonomorphus leleupi mlanjensis 21 164-171 P 51-76 E 8 4+5 1
(2)
2
(1)
8 1+2
Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris 19 164-175 P 37-52 E 8
(9)
4+5
(5+6)
1 2 8 1+2
Lycodonomorphus rufulus 19 158-179 P 53-86 E 7/8 3+4;4+5
(4;5+6)
1
(2)
2 8
(7/9)
1+2
(1+3)

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

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.