Psammophylax variabilis Guenther , 1893,

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 173

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Psammophylax variabilis Guenther , 1893


Taxon classification Animalia Squamata Lamprophiidae

Psammophylax variabilis Guenther, 1893 


Mt. Namuli ( PEM R21186, female, 329 mm SVL + 77 mm TL).


Collected in montane grassland on the Muretha Plateau (Fig. 4H). This represents only the third record of this species for the whole of Mozambique ( Timberlake et al. 2009; Farooq and Conradie 2015).