GENUS: RHAMPHIOPHIS

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
Rhamphiophis rostratus 17 148-194 P 87-118 D 7-9 5
(4/4+5)
3
(2/4)
2
(3/4)
10-11
(12)
2+3;3+3
variable

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

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.