GENUS: PSAMMOPHYLAX

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
Psammophylax rhombeatus rhombeatus 17 143-177 P 60-84 D 8
(7;9/10)
4+5
variable
1
(2)
2
(3)
10-11
(9/12)
2+3
variable
Psammophylax tritaeniatus 17 139-176 P 49-69 D 8 4+5 1 2 9-11 2+3
Psammophylax variabilis variabilis 17 149-167 P 49-61 D 8 4+5 1 2 9-11 1+2
variable

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

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.