Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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   Lamprophis sp.   


   (not identified)    


   Lycodonomorphus sp.   


   Nucras sp.   


   Rhinotyphlops lalandei   


   Scelotes mossambicus   


   Trachylepis sp.   

(Identification needs confirmation)
   Pseudocordylus sp.   

(Identification needs confirmation)
   Psammophis sp.   

(Identification needs confirmation)
   Pachydactylus capensis   

(Identification needs confirmation)
   Kinixys sp.   

Angola Garter Snake
   Elapsoidea semiannulata   

Aurora House Snake
   Lamprophis aurora   

Barberton Girdled Lizard
   Smaug warreni barbertonensis   chakazane

Berg Adder
   Bitis atropos   

Bibron's Blind Snake
   Afrotyphlops bibronii   

Bibron's Stiletto Snake
   Atractaspis bibronii   

Black File Snake
   Gonionotophis nyassae   

Black Mamba
   Dendroaspis polylepis   imamba

Black-headed Centipede-eater
   Aparallactus capensis   

Boomslang
   Dispholidus typus typus   indlondlo

Boulenger's Garter Snake
   Elapsoidea boulengeri   

Brown House Snake
   Boaedon fuliginosus   umdlume

Brown Water Snake
   Lycodonomorphus rufulus   

Cape Dwarf Chameleon - UNLIKELY
   Bradypodion pumilum   

Cape Dwarf Gecko
   Lygodactylus capensis capensis   

Cape File Snake
   Gonionotophis capensis capensis   imamba lukhonkhotse

Cape Grass Lizard
   Chamaesaura anguina anguina   

Cape Skink
   Trachylepis capensis   

Cape Wolf Snake
   Lycophidion capense capense   

Common Crag Lizard
   Pseudocordylus melanotus melanotus   chakazane

Common Flap-neck Chameleon
   Chamaeleo dilepis   lunwabu

Common Giant Plated Lizard
   Matobosaurus validus   

Common Girdled Lizard
   Cordylus vittifer   chakazane

Common Ground Agama
   Agama aculeata aculeata   

Common or Rhombic Night Adder
   Causus rhombeatus   

Common Purple-glossed Snake
   Amblyodipsas polylepis polylepis   

Common Tropical House Gecko
   Hemidactylus mabouia   

Coppery Grass Lizard
   Chamaesaura aenea   

Cross-marked Grass Snake
   Psammophis crucifer   

De Costerís Garter Snake
   Elapsoidea sundevallii decosteri   

Delalande's Sandveld Lizard
   Nucras lalandii   

Distant's Ground Agama
   Agama aculeata distanti   holoholo

Dusky-bellied Water Snake
   Lycodonomorphus laevissimus   

East African Shovel-snout
   Prosymna stuhlmannii   

Eastern Long-tailed Seps
   Tetradactylus africanus   

Eastern Natal Green Snake
   Philothamnus natalensis natalensis   

Eastern Striped Skink
   Trachylepis striata   

Eastern Thread Snake
   Leptotyphlops scutifrons conjunctus   umtfwana wenyoka lengaboni

Eastern Tiger Snake
   Telescopus semiannulatus semiannulatus   

Floodplain Water Snake
   Lycodonomorphus obscuriventris   

Giant Legless Skink
   Acontias plumbeus   

Incognito Thread Snake
   Leptotyphlops incognitus   

Intermediate Shield Cobra
   Aspidelaps scutatus intermedius   

Large-scaled Grass Lizard
   Chamaesaura macrolepis   

Lebombo Flat Lizard
   Platysaurus lebomboensis   

Leopard Tortoise
   Stigmochelys pardalis   lufudvu lwesiganga

Long-tailed Thread Snake
   Leptotyphlops longicaudus   

Marbled Tree Snake
   Dipsadoboa aulica   

Marley's Flat Gecko
   Afroedura marleyi   

Marsh Terrapin
   Pelomedusa subrufa   

Mole Snake
   Pseudaspis cana   imboma

Montane Dwarf Burrowing Skink
   Scelotes mirus   

Mozambique Spitting Cobra
   Naja mossambica   imfeti

Natal Flat Lizard
   Platysaurus intermedius natalensis   

Natal Hinged Tortoise
   Kinixys natalensis   lufudvu lwesiganga

Natal Purple-glossed Snake
   Amblyodipsas concolor   

Nile Crocodile
   Crocodylus niloticus   ingwenya

Northern Boomslang
   Dispholidus typus viridis   

Olive grass snake
   Psammophis mossambicus   

Olive House Snake
   Lycodonomorphus inornatus   

Ornate Sandveld Lizard
   Nucras ornata   

Peters' Thread Snake
   Leptotyphlops scutifrons scutifrons   

Puff Adder
   Bitis arietans arietans   libululu

Rainbow Skink
   Trachylepis margaritifer   

Red-lipped Snake
   Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia   

Reticulated Centipede-eater
   Aparallactus lunulatus lunulatus   

Rhombic Egg-eater
   Dasypeltis scabra   

Rinkhals
   Hemachatus haemachatus   phemphetwane

Rock Monitor
   Varanus albigularis albigularis   imbhulu

Rough-scaled Plated Lizard
   Broadleysaurus major   

Schlegel's Beaked Blind Snake
   Afrotyphlops schlegelii schlegelii   

Semiornate Snake
   Meizodon semiornatus semiornatus   

Serrated Hinged Terrapin
   Pelusios sinuatus   lufudvu lwemanti

Short-snouted Grass Snake
   Psammophis brevirostris   

Snouted Cobra
   Naja annulifera   phemphetwane

Snouted Night Adder
   Causus defilippii   

South African Slug-eater
   Duberria lutrix lutrix   

South Eastern Green Snake
   Philothamnus hoplogaster   

Southern African Python
   Python natalensis   inhlatfu

Southern Brown Egg-eater
   Dasypeltis inornata   

Southern Rock Agama
   Agama atra   

Southern Tree Agama
   Acanthocercus atricollis atricollis   intfulo

Southern Twig Snake
   Thelotornis capensis capensis   lununkhu

Speckled Rock Skink
   Trachylepis punctatissima   

Speke's Hinged Tortoise
   Kinixys spekii   lufudvu lwesiganga

Spotted Bush Snake
   Philothamnus semivariegatus   

Spotted Dwarf Gecko
   Lygodactylus ocellatus ocellatus   

Spotted Gecko
   Pachydactylus maculatus   

Spotted Grass Snake
   Psammophylax rhombeatus rhombeatus   

Spotted Harlequin Snake
   Homoroselaps lacteus   

Spotted House Snake
   Lamprophis guttatus   

Striped Harlequin Snake
   Homoroselaps dorsalis   

Striped Sandveld Lizard
   Nucras taeniolata   

Sundevall's Garter Snake
   Elapsoidea sundevallii sundevallii   

Sundevall's Shovel-snout
   Prosymna sundevallii   

Sundevall's Writhing Skink
   Mochlus sundevallii sundevallii   

Swazi Flat Gecko
   Afroedura major   

Swazi Rock Snake
   Inyoka swazicus   

Tello's Thread Snake
   Leptotyphlops telloi   

Tropical Girdled Lizard
   Cordylus tropidosternum   

Turner's Gecko
   Chondrodactylus turneri   

Van Damís Dwarf Worm Lizard
   Zygaspis vandami arenicola   

Van Son's Gecko
   Pachydactylus vansoni   

Variable Skink
   Trachylepis varia varia   

Variegated Wolf Snake
   Lycophidion variegatum   

Wahlberg's Snake-eyed Skink
   Afroablepharus wahlbergii   

Wahlberg's Velvet Gecko
   Homopholis wahlbergii   

Warren's Girdled Lizard
   Smaug warreni warreni   

Water Monitor
   Varanus niloticus   Quamu

Western Natal Green Snake
   Philothamnus natalensis occidentalis   

Western Yellow-bellied Sand Snake
   Psammophis subtaeniatus   

Wolkberg Dwarf Chameleon
   Bradypodion transvaalense   

Yellow-bellied House Snake
   Lamprophis fuscus   

Yellow-throated Plated Lizard
   Gerrhosaurus flavigularis   

Zambezi Beak Blind Snake
   Afrotyphlops mucruso   

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