oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Description of the hemipenis of Montaspis gilvomaculata Bourquin, 1991 (Serpentes, Colubridae)

Volume 38, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



The hemipenes of Montaspis gilvomaculata reach the level of the eighth subcaudal, are symmetrically bi-lobed, and have large spines borne on mounds (contrasulcal aspects of the lobes) or on strongly frilled rows (all other areas). The sulcus spermaticus bifurcates at the level of the fourth subcaudal and extends to the end of each lobe.

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