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Colubridae  -  Colubrids
 
 
Subfamily - Colubrinae      
 
       
  Herald Snake Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia monotypic
 
  Common Egg-eater Dasypeltis scabra monotypic
 
  Boomslang Dispholidus typus typus single member of genus
 
  Angolan Green Snake Philothamnus angolensis monotypic
  * Eastern Natal Green Snake Philothamnus natalensis natalensis
  * Western Natal Green Snake Philothamnus natalensis occidentalis
 
 
Subfamily - Lamprophiinae      
 
       
  Olive House Snake Boaedon olivaceous monotypic
 
  Common Slug-eater Duberria lutrix lutrix
 
  Aurora House Snake Lamprophis aurora monotypic
  Brown House Snake Lamprophis fuliginosus monotypic
  Yellow-bellied House Snake Lamprophis fuscus monotypic
  Spotted Rock Snake Lamprophis guttatus monotypic
 
  Olive Ground Snake Lycodonomorphus inornatus monotypic
  Common Brown Water Snake Lycodonomorphus rufulus monotypic
 
Updated - 06.09.15 Mole Snake Pseudaspis cana monotypic, single member of genus
 
 
Subfamily - Psammophinae      
 
       
  Cross-marked Grass Snake Psammophis crucifer monotypic
  Cape Sand Snake Psammophis leightoni monotypic
  Karoo Sand Snake Psammophis notostictus monotypic
New - 06.09.15 Western Stripe-bellied Sand Snake Psammophis subtaeniatus monotypic
  Kalahari Sand Snake Psammophis trinasalis monotypic
 
  Spotted Skaapsteker Psammophylax rhombeatus rhombeatus
 
 
Subfamily - Xenodontinae      
 
       
  Williams' Ground Snake Liophis williamsi monotypic, endemic to Venezuela
 
  Paraguay Green Racer Philodryas nattereri monotypic
  Burmeister's Green Racer Philodryas trilineata monotypic