Genus: Dasypeltis (egg eaters)

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Nine species, all African, with three species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

Dasypeltis inornata (Southern brown egg-eater)

 

Dasypeltis medici (East African egg-eater)

 

 

Dasypeltis scabra (Common egg-eater, Rhombic egg-eater)

 

 

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