Genus: Telescopus (tiger snakes)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Tetrapoda (four-legged vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Reptilia (reptiles) > Romeriida > Diapsida > Lepidosauromorpha > Lepidosauria > Squamata > Serpentes (snakes) > Family: Colubridae > Subfamily: Colubrinae

Of the 12 species in this genus, three are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

Telescopus beetzii (Beetz's tiger snake, Namib tiger snake)

 

Telescopus beetzii (Beetz's tiger snake, Namib tiger snake)

Telescopus semiannulatus polystictus (Damara tiger snake)

 

Telescopus semiannulatus semiannulatus (Eastern tiger snake)

 

 

 


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