Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Mehelya capensis capensis  
(Cape File Snake)
(SiSwati: imamba lukhonkhotse)



Description:

Key Features: triangular body shape, broad flattened head with small eyes and prominent white ridge down the centre of the back

Comments: Occurs in the middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions, absent from the highveld. Previously three localities listed (Broadley 1983), currently six localities recorded.

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