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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Natricinae
Genus: Limnophis
Species (3): L. bangweolicus – L. bicolor – L. branchi

Limnophis Günther, 1865

Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2021. Limnophis . The Reptile Database. Accessed on 1 May 2021.

Limnophis is a genus of snakes in the subfamily Natricinae of the family Colubridae. The genus contains three species.

Geographic range

Species of the genus Limnophis are endemic to southern Africa.

The following three species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Limnophis bangweolicus (Mertens, 1936)
Limnophis bicolor Günther, 1865
Limnophis branchi Conradie, Deepak, Keates, & Gower, 2020


Genus Limnophis at The Reptile Database.

Further reading

Günther A (1865). "Fourth Account of new Species of Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum". Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist, Third Series 15: 89-98 + Plates II-III. (Limnophis, new genus, p. 96).

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