Genus: Prosymna (shovel-snouts)

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This genus comprises fourteen species, of these seven occur in southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

Prosymna angolensis (Angola shovel-snout)

 

 

Prosymna bivittata (Two-stripped shovel-snout)

 

Prosymna frontalis (South-western shovel snout)

 

Prosymna janii (Jan's shovel-snout)

 

 

Prosymna stuhlmannii (East-african shovel snout)

 

Prosymna stuhlmannii (East-african shovel snout)

Prosymna sundevalli (Sundevall's shovel-snout)

 

Prosymna visseri (Visser's shovel-snout)

 

 
 

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