11036 thumb Reptiles and Amphibians of the Skukuza Science Leadership Initiative Campus

A growing collection of reptiles and amphibians detected near-to or on the SSLI campus. The primary goal of the guide is for visiting students and researchers to have easy access to a list of known herpetofauna around the site to facilitate learning.

The list includes species detected on ...more ↓

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Mozambique Forest Tree Frog 1
Leptopelis mossambicus
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Senegal Kassina 2
Kassina senegalensis
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Shovel-nosed Frog 3
Hemisus marmoratus
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Red-Banded Rubber Frog 2
Phrynomantis bifasciatus
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Common Rain Frog 2
Breviceps adspersus
Müller's Platanna
Xenopus muelleri
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Anchieta's Ridged Frog 2
Ptychadena anchietae
Edible bullfrog
Pyxicephalus edulis
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Grey Foam-nest Tree Frog 4
Chiromantis xerampelina
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Garman's Toad 5
Sclerophrys garmani
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Guttural Toad 6
Sclerophrys gutturalis
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Common River Frog 2
Amietia delalandii
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Egg-eating Snake 8
Dasypeltis scabra
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Twig Snake 9
Thelotornis capensis
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Eastern Tiger Snake 10
Telescopus semiannulatus semiannulatus
Striped Skaapsteker
Psammophylax tritaeniatus
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Stripe-bellied Sand Snake 11
Psammophis subtaeniatus
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East African Shovel-Snout 12
Prosymna stuhlmanni
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Spotted Bush Snake 5
Philothamnus semivariegatus
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Mopane Snake 13
Hemirhagerrhis nototaenia
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Black Mamba 14
Dendroaspis polylepis
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Snouted Night Adder 16
Causus defilippii
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Puff Adder 2
Bitis arietans
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Tree Agama Complex 17
Acanthocercus atricollis
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Flap-necked Chameleon 18
Chamaeleo dilepis
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Turner's Thick-toed Gecko 19
Chondrodactylus turneri
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Common Dwarf Gecko 20
Lygodactylus capensis
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Wahlberg's Velvet Gecko 21
Homopholis walbergii
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Black-lined Plated Lizard 22
Gerrhosaurus nigrolineatus
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Giant Legless Skink 4
Acontias plumbeus
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Variable Skink 19
Trachylepis varia
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African Striped Skink 23
Trachylepis striata
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Rainbow Skink 17
Trachylepis margaritifera
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Sundevall's Writhing Skink 4
Mochlus sundevallii
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Rock Monitor 24
Varanus albigularis
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Leopard Tortoise 25
Stigmochelys pardalis
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Common Purple-glossed Snake 26
Amblyodipsas polylepis
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Tropical House Gecko 28
Hemidactylus mabouia
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Nile Monitor 29
Varanus niloticus
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Southern African Python 9
Python natalensis
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Common Puff Adder 30
Bitis arietans arietans
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Nile Crocodile 31
Crocodylus niloticus
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Rough-scaled Plated Lizard 32
Broadleysaurus major
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Schlegel’s Beaked blind snake 19
Afrotyphlops schlegelii
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Cape House Snake 33
Boaedon capensis
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Giant Plated Lizard 34
Matobosaurus validus

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