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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Lamprophiidae
Bibliography of the genus Langaha
Biodiversity of the family Lamprophiidae


Madagascar Leaf-nosed Snakes

Madagassische Blattnasennattern

Madagassiske Bladnæsesnoge

1790 Langaha Bonnaterre (type species: Langaha madagascariensis Daudin 1801)
1830 Xiphorhynchus Wagler (type species: Langaha nasuta Shaw 1790)
1843 Xiphorhina Fitzinger (type species: Dryophis langaha Schlegel 1837)
Contents: 3 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).

Langaha alluaudi

Southwestern Leaf-nosed Snake

Südwestmadagassische Blattnasennatter

Sydvestmadagassisk Bladnæsesnog

1901 Langaha alluaudi Mocquard

Distribution: Madagascar.

Langaha madagascariensis

Common Leaf-nosed Snake

Gewöhnliche Madagassische Blattnasennatter

Almindelig Madagassisk Bladnæsesnog

1790 Langaha madagascariensis Bonnaterre
1802 Langaha nasuta Shaw (Glaw & Vences 1994)
1837 Dryophis langaha Schlegel (Guibe 1958 [as syn. of nasuta])
1854 Langaha crista-galli Duméril & Bibron (Guibe 1958 [as syn. of nasuta])
1854 Langaha ensifera Duméril & Bibron (Guibe 1958 [as syn. of nasuta])
1888 Langaha intermedia Boulenger (Guibe 1958 [as syn. of nasuta])

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).

Langaha pseudoalluaudi

Ambilobe Leaf-nosed Snake



1988 Langaha pseudoalluaudi Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.