GENUS: MEHELYA

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
Mehelya capensis capensis 15
(17)
193-224 P 44-58 E 7
(6/8)
3+4 1
(2)
1/2 8
(7)
1+2
Mehelya nyassae 15 165-184 P 51-77 E 7
(6)
3+4 1
(2)
1 8
(7)
1+2
(1+3)
Mehelya vernayi 19 256-268 P 60-68 E 7 3-5 1 1
(2)
8 1+2

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

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.