Genus: Lycophidion (wolf snakes)

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Thirty-six species, of which eight are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

Lycophidion capense (Common wolf snake, Cape wolf snake)

 

Lycophidion capense (Common wolf snake, Cape wolf snake)

Lycophidion hellmichi (Hellmich's wolf snake)

 

 

Lycophidion multimaculatum (Spotted wolf snake)

 

 

Lycophidion namibianum (Namibian wolf snake)

 

 

Lycophidion nanum (Dwarf wolf snake)

 

 

Lycophidion pygmaeum (Pygmy wolf snake)

 

Lycophidion semiannule (Eastern wolf snake)

 

 

Lycophidion variegatum (Variegated wolf snake)

 

 

 
 

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