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Taxonomy of the family Colubridae
Bibliography of the genus Afronatrix
Biodiversity of the family Colubridae








Genus
Afronatrix

West African Brown Water Snake

Afrikanische Schwimmnatter

Vestafrikansk Brun Vandsnog

1977 Afronatrix Rossman & Eberle (type species: Tropidonotus anoscopus Cope 1861)
Contents: 1 species, which is not endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included in Natrix (e.g., Malnate 1960).
Distribution: As for the single species.

Afronatrix anoscopus

West African Brown Water Snake

Afrikanische Schwimmnatter

Vestafrikansk Brun Vandsnog

1861 Tropidonotus anoscopus Cope
Natrix anoscopus Malnate 1960
Afronatrix anoscopus Rossman & Eberle 1977
1863 Tropidonotus ferox GŁnther (Chippaux 2001)
Natrix ferox Barbour & Loveridge 1940
1910 Helicops gendrii Boulenger (Chippaux 2001)
1958 Natrix firestonei Taylor & Weyer (Rossman 1976)

Distribution: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.