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									Reptiles of Kasanka National Park
List of species recorded, claimed or possible to occur

       English name
no No KNP                                                Other names       Scientific
  1 1 Speke’s Hinged Tortoise                                              Kinixys spekii
  2 2 Marsh Terrapin                                     Swamp Terrapin Pelomedusa subrufa
  4 3 Variable Hinged Terrapin                                             Pelusios
                                                         Mashona Hinged Terrapin rhodesianus
  5 4 Schmidt's Blind Snake                                                Rhinotyphlops schmidti
  8 5 Katanga Worm Snake                                                   Leptotyphlops kafubi
 10 6 Southern African Python                                              Python natalensis
 11 7 Rhombic Night Adder                                                  Causus rhombeatus
 14 8 Puff Adder                                                           Bitis arietans
 15 9 Gaboon Viper                                                         Bitis gabonica
 17 10 Bibron's Stiletto Snake                                             Atractaspis bibronii
 24 11 Günther's Garter Snake                                              Elapsoidea guentheri
 28 12 Forest Cobra                                                        Naja melanoleuca
 29 13 Black-necked Spitting Cobra                                         Naja nigricollis (crawshayi?)
 31 14 Black Mamba                                                         Dendroaspis polylepis
 39 15 Mole Snake                                                          Pseudaspis cana
 40 16 Southeastern Bark Snake                                             Hemirhagerrhis nototaenia
 41 17 Three-lined Grass Snake                                             Psammophylax tritaeniatus
                                                         Striped Skaapsteker
 44 18 Lined Olympic Snake                                                 Dromophis lineatus
 46 19 Olive Whip Snake                                  Olive Grass Snake Psammophis mossambicus
 47 20 Zambian Whip Snake                                                  Psammophis zambiensis
 48 21 Dwarf Whip Snake                                  Pygmy Whip Snake  Psammophis angolensis
 50 22 Olive Marsh Snake                                                   Natriciteres olivaea
 51 23 Bangweulu Water Snake                             Eastern Marsh Snake
                                                                           Limnophis bangweolicus
 52 24 Semiornate Snake                                                    Meizodon semiornatus
 53 25 Southeastern Green Snake                                            P
                                                         Green Water Snakehilothamnus hoplogaster
 56 26 Angola Green Snake                                                  Philothamnus angolensis
 57 27 Variegated Bush Snake                             Spotted Bush SnakePhilothamnus semivariegatus
 58 28 Black-templed Cat Snake                                             Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia
                                                         Herald Snake, Red-lipped Cat Snake
 59 29 Shreve's Nocturnal Tree Snake                                       Dipsabodoa shrevei
 60 30 Eastern Tiger Snake                                                 Telescopus semiannulatus
 61 31 Boomslang                                                           Dispholidus typus
 62 32 Savanna Vine Snake                                Savanna Twig SnakeThelotornis capensis
 63 33 Rhombic Egg-eater                                                   Dasypeltis
                                                         Common Egg-eating Snake scabra
 64 34 Round-headed Worm Lizard (sp)                                       Zygaspis (quadrifrons)
 66 35 Speckle-lipped Forest Skink                                         Mabuya maculilabris
 67 36 Variable Skink                                                      Mabuya varia
 68 37 Striped Skink                                                       Mabuya striata
 69 38 Wahlberg’s Snake-eyed Skink                                         Panaspis wahlbergii
 70 39 Common Rough-scaled Lizard                                          Ichnotropis squamulosa
 71 40 Black-lined Plated Lizard                                           Gerrhosaurus nigrolineatus
 72 41 Zambian Snake Lizard                                                Chamaesaura macrolepis
 73 42 Nile Monitor                                      Water Monitor Varanus niloticus
 74 43 Peter's Ground Agama                                                Agama armata
 75 44 Blue-headed Tree Agama                                              Agama cyanogaster
 76 45 Flap-necked Chameleon                                               Chamaeleo dilepis
 77 46 Tropical House Gecko sp                                             Hemidactylus sp
 78 47 Angola Dwarf Gecko                                                  Lygodactylus angolensis
 79 48 Cape Dwarf Gecko                                                    Lygodactylus capensis
 80 49 O'Shaughnessy's Thick-toed Gecko                             Pachydactylus oshaughnessyi
 81 50 Nile Crocodile                                               Crocodylus niloticus


Notes on species claimed, reported erronuously, or that might potentially occur.
  3      Dwarf Hinged Terrapin                                        Pelusios nanus
  6      Zambezi Blind Snake                                          Rhinotyphlops mucruso
  7      Gracile Blind Snake                        Blind snake       Letheobia gracilis
  9      Peter’s Thread Snake                                         Leptotyphlops scutifrons
 12      Two-striped Night Adder                                      Causus bilineatus
 13      Snouted Night Adder                                          Causus defilippii
 16      Nose-horned Viper                                            Bitis nasicornis
 18      Congo Stiletto Snake                                         Atractaspis congica
 19      Common Purple-glossed Snake                                  Amblyodipsas polylepis
 20      Katanga Purple-glossed Snake                                 Amblyodipsas katangensis
 21      Cape Centipede Eater                                         Aparallactus capensis
 22      Christy's Snake-eater                                        Polemon christyi
 23      Gerard's Striped Burrowing Snake                             Chilorhinophis gerardi
 25      Zambezi Garter Snake                                         Elapsoidea boulengeri
 26      Snouted Cobra                                                Naja annulifera
 27      Anchieta's Cobra                                             Naja anchietae
 30      Egyptian Cobra                                               Naja haje
 32      Jameson's Mamba                                              Dendroaspis jamesoni
 33      Sooty House Snake                                            Lamprophis fuliginosus
 34      Brown House Snake                                            Lamprophis capensis
 35      Cape File Snake                                              Mehelya capensis
 36      Nyasa File Snake                                             Mehelya nyassae
 37      Cape Wolf Snake                                              Lycophidion capense
 38      Blotched Wolf Snake                                          Lycophidion multimaculatum
 42      Grey-bellied Grass Snake                                     Psammophylax variabilis
 43      Striped Beaked Snake                                         Rhamphiophus acutus
 45      Western Stripe-bellied Sand Snake                            Psammophis subtaeniatus
 49      Southwestern Forest Marsh Snake                              Natriciteres bipostocularis
 54      Ornate Green Snake                                           Philothamnus ornatus
 55      Slender Green Snake                                          Philothamnus heterolepidotus
 65      Writhing Skink                                               Riopa afer
 82      Slender-snouted Crocodile                                    Crocodylus cataphractus
Scientific old   KNP       Status    Habitat   C&T Stuart F.Willems
                       1        C        W             1          1
                       1        C       SW             1          1
                       1        C       SW             1          1
                       1        C                                 1
                       1        C       WL                        1
                       1        C        All           1          1
                       1       FC       WL             1          1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1       R          R            1
                       1        C       WL                        1
                       1       UC       WL                        1
                       1        C      WL+F                       1
                       1       FC       WL             1          1
                       1        C        All           1          1
                       1       R         G                        1
                       1       FC      WL+F            1          1
                       1       UC       WL                        1
                       1        C      G+SW                       1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1       C?        G                        1
                       1       UC       WL                        1
                       1        C       SW             1          1
                       1       R        SW                        1
                       1       R       G+SW                       1
                       1        C        All           1          1
                       1        C        All                      1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1        C     WL+SW            1          1
                       1       UC      WL+F                       1
                       1       UC       WL             1          1
                       1        C      WL+R            1          1
                       1       FC      WL+R            1          1
                       1       UC        All           1          1
                       1       R?       WL                        1
                       1       FC         R            1          1
                       1        C      WL+H                       1
                       1       FC   mainly camps       1          1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1       FC      WL+G                       1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1       UC        G                        1
                       1        C       SW             1          1
                       1        C       WL                        1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1        C       WL             1          1
                       1       FC      camps                      1
                       1      FC?       WL             1          1
                       1        C      camps                      1
                        1   UC   WL+H        1
                        1   C     SW     1   1




Typhlops gracilis   ?       R     WL     1
                            R    WL+G    1

                    ?       R      G     1




                    ?       R    WL+R    1

                    ?       FC    WL     1

                    ?
                            UC    WL     1
                    ?       FC   WL+SW   1

                    ?       UC    WL     1




                    ?       FC    WL     1
                    ?       R     SW     1
Remarks




Mentioned as "African Rock Python P. sebae " by C&T Stuart


Mentioned by C&T Stuart as "needs to be confirmed". One rec July 2011




One sight record (Chinyangali), no pics




Fast, in grassland; might be common




One sight record (Fibwe, grassland between campsite and forest), no pics




One record FW: dug out during road works Jan 2010. ID'ed with Branch (1998) as Z. quadrifrons on base of pictures. Pictures lost w




In Branch: "Southern Tree Agama, Acanthocercus atricollis"
Could occur; known from Luapula and Copperbelt
Not recorded but might occur
Probably confused with Schmidt's? Might occur (distinct as has no pigment)
Erroneous or taxonomic split; scutifrons only known from Eastern Province
Apparently known from Bangweulu region
Needs confirmation
Known from "Lake Bangweulu"
Could potentially occur (though unlikely); subcaudals no 10-25 paired vs single in bibronii
Expected to occur, but not yet recorded
Known from Copperbelt
Expected to occur, but not yet recorded
Might occur, in or near forest. Burrowing, nocturnal
Might occur. Burrowing.
Might occur. Nocturnal, savanna
No recent records. Confirmation needed.
Known from Luapula province
Unlikely.
Known from "mushitu forests of Lake Bangweulu"
On list C&T Stuart "Brown HS, L. fuliginosus". Might occur (known from N-half of Zambia). No recent records. Any proof of occuren
On list C&T Stuart "Brown HS, L. fuliginosus". Not likely to occur (S-half Zambia). No recent records. Any proof of occurence?
No recent records. Confirmation needed.
Could occur
No recent records. Confirmation needed.
Could occur
Might occur (known from floodplains in W province and grasslands Nyika)
Could occur
Could potentially occur though unlikely (S-Zambia, Luangwa)
Could potentially occur. Dorsal scales 19 rows anteriorly, 17 posteriorly (resp 17 and 15 in Olive)
Could occur; known from Northern & NW P and pedicle DRC
Could occur; known from Northern & NW P
Unclear which species, no recent records. Wahlberg's Snake-eyed Skink not on list Stuart.
Thought occurence based on old unconfirmed sight records? Confirmation needed
drifrons on base of pictures. Pictures lost when pc stolen....
a). No recent records. Any proof of occurence?
ent records. Any proof of occurence?
Reptiles of Kasanka National Park
List of species recorded, claimed or possible to occur

       English name
no No KNP                                                Other names       Scientific
  1 1 Speke’s Hinged Tortoise                                              Kinixys spekii
  2 2 Marsh Terrapin                                     Swamp Terrapin Pelomedusa subrufa
  4 3 Variable Hinged Terrapin                                             Pelusios
                                                         Mashona Hinged Terrapin rhodesianus
  5 4 Schmidt's Blind Snake                                                Rhinotyphlops schmidti
  8 5 Katanga Worm Snake                                                   Leptotyphlops kafubi
 10 6 Southern African Python                                              Python natalensis
 11 7 Rhombic Night Adder                                                  Causus rhombeatus
 14 8 Puff Adder                                                           Bitis arietans
 15 9 Gaboon Viper                                                         Bitis gabonica
 17 10 Bibron's Stiletto Snake                                             Atractaspis bibronii
 24 11 Günther's Garter Snake                                              Elapsoidea guentheri
 28 12 Forest Cobra                                                        Naja melanoleuca
 29 13 Black-necked Spitting Cobra                                         Naja nigricollis (crawshayi?)
 31 14 Black Mamba                                                         Dendroaspis polylepis
 39 15 Mole Snake                                                          Pseudaspis cana
 40 16 Southeastern Bark Snake                                             Hemirhagerrhis nototaenia
 41 17 Three-lined Grass Snake                                             Psammophylax tritaeniatus
                                                         Striped Skaapsteker
 44 18 Lined Olympic Snake                                                 Dromophis lineatus
 46 19 Olive Whip Snake                                  Olive Grass Snake Psammophis mossambicus
 47 20 Zambian Whip Snake                                                  Psammophis zambiensis
 48 21 Dwarf Whip Snake                                  Pygmy Whip Snake  Psammophis angolensis
 50 22 Olive Marsh Snake                                                   Natriciteres olivaea
 51 23 Bangweulu Water Snake                             Eastern Marsh Snake
                                                                           Limnophis bangweolicus
 52 24 Semiornate Snake                                                    Meizodon semiornatus
 53 25 Southeastern Green Snake                                            P
                                                         Green Water Snakehilothamnus hoplogaster
 56 26 Angola Green Snake                                                  Philothamnus angolensis
 57 27 Variegated Bush Snake                             Spotted Bush SnakePhilothamnus semivariegatus
 58 28 Black-templed Cat Snake                                             Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia
                                                         Herald Snake, Red-lipped Cat Snake
 59 29 Shreve's Nocturnal Tree Snake                                       Dipsabodoa shrevei
 60 30 Eastern Tiger Snake                                                 Telescopus semiannulatus
 61 31 Boomslang                                                           Dispholidus typus
 62 32 Savanna Vine Snake                                Savanna Twig SnakeThelotornis capensis
 63 33 Rhombic Egg-eater                                                   Dasypeltis
                                                         Common Egg-eating Snake scabra
 64 34 Round-headed Worm Lizard (sp)                                       Zygaspis (quadrifrons)
 66 35 Speckle-lipped Forest Skink                                         Mabuya maculilabris
 67 36 Variable Skink                                                      Mabuya varia
 68 37 Striped Skink                                                       Mabuya striata
 69 38 Wahlberg’s Snake-eyed Skink                                         Panaspis wahlbergii
 70 39 Common Rough-scaled Lizard                                          Ichnotropis squamulosa
 71 40 Black-lined Plated Lizard                                           Gerrhosaurus nigrolineatus
 72 41 Zambian Snake Lizard                                                Chamaesaura macrolepis
 73 42 Nile Monitor                                      Water Monitor Varanus niloticus
 74 43 Peter's Ground Agama                                                Agama armata
 75 44 Blue-headed Tree Agama                                              Agama cyanogaster
 76 45 Flap-necked Chameleon                                               Chamaeleo dilepis
 77 46 Tropical House Gecko sp                                             Hemidactylus sp
 78 47 Angola Dwarf Gecko                                                  Lygodactylus angolensis
 79 48 Cape Dwarf Gecko                                                    Lygodactylus capensis
 80 49 O'Shaughnessy's Thick-toed Gecko                           Pachydactylus oshaughnessyi
 81 50 Nile Crocodile                                             Crocodylus niloticus


Species possibly occuring (reported) but confirmation needed
  7      Gracile Blind Snake                        Blind snake   Letheobia gracilis
 13      Snouted Night Adder                                      Causus defilippii
 26      Snouted Cobra                                            Naja annulifera
 30      Egyptian Cobra                                           Naja haje
 33      Sooty House Snake                                        Lamprophis fuliginosus
 35      Cape File Snake                                          Mehelya capensis
 37      Cape Wolf Snake                                          Lycophidion capense
 65      Writhing Skink                                           Riopa afer
 82      Slender-snouted Crocodile                                Crocodylus cataphractus
Scientific old   KNP       Status    Habitat
                       1        C        W
                       1        C       SW
                       1        C       SW
                       1        C
                       1        C       WL
                       1        C        All
                       1       FC       WL
                       1        C       WL
                       1       R          R
                       1        C       WL
                       1       UC       WL
                       1        C      WL+F
                       1       FC       WL
                       1        C        All
                       1       R         G
                       1       FC      WL+F
                       1       UC       WL
                       1        C      G+SW
                       1        C       WL
                       1       C?        G
                       1       UC       WL
                       1        C       SW
                       1       R        SW
                       1       R       G+SW
                       1        C        All
                       1        C        All
                       1        C       WL
                       1        C     WL+SW
                       1       UC      WL+F
                       1       UC       WL
                       1        C      WL+R
                       1       FC      WL+R
                       1       UC        All
                       1       R?       WL
                       1       FC         R
                       1        C      WL+H
                       1       FC   mainly camps
                       1        C       WL
                       1       FC      WL+G
                       1        C       WL
                       1       UC        G
                       1        C       SW
                       1        C       WL
                       1        C       WL
                       1        C       WL
                       1       FC      camps
                       1      FC?       WL
                       1        C      camps
                        1   UC   WL+H
                        1   C     SW




Typhlops gracilis   ?       R     WL
                    ?       R     G
                    ?       R    WL+R
                    ?       FC    WL
                    ?
                    ?       FC   WL+SW
                    ?       UC    WL
                    ?       FC    WL
                    ?       R     SW
Remarks




Mentioned by C&T Stuart as "needs to be confirmed". One rec July 2011




One sight record FW (Chinyangali), no pics




Fast, in grassland; might be common




One sight record (Fibwe, grassland between campsite and forest), no pics




One record FW: dug out during road works Jan 2010. ID'ed with Branch (1998) as Z. quadrifrons on base of pictures. Pictures lost w




In Branch: "Southern Tree Agama, Acanthocercus atricollis"
Probably confused with Schmidt's? Might occur (distinct as has no pigment)
Needs confirmation
No recent records. Confirmation needed.
Unlikely.
On list C&T Stuart "Brown HS, L. fuliginosus". Might occur (known from N-half of Zambia). No recent records. Any proof of occuren
No recent records. Confirmation needed.
No recent records. Confirmation needed.
Unclear which species, no recent records. Wahlberg's Snake-eyed Skink not on list Stuart.
Thought occurence based on old unconfirmed sight records? Confirmation needed
drifrons on base of pictures. Pictures lost when pc stolen....
a). No recent records. Any proof of occurence?

								
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