GENUS: XENOCALAMUS

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
Xenocalamus bicolor australis 17 186-216 P 23-31 D 5
(6)
3 0 1 5 0+1
Xenocalamus bicolor bicolor 17 196-256 P 20-36 D 6 3+4 0 1 5
(4)
0+1
Xenocalamus bicolor lineatus 15 201-248 P 25-37 D 6 3+4 0 1 5 0+1
Xenocalamus mechowii inornatus 17 247-296 P 22-32 D 6
(5)
3+4 0 2 5 0+1
Xenocalamus sabiensis 17 187-218 P 22-33 D 5/6 2+3;3+4
(3)
0 1 6 0+1
Xenocalamus transvaalensis 17 183-192 P 23-32 D 5 2+3 0 1 5/6 0+1

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

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.