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Shovel-nosed snakes
African Shovel-nosed Snake (Scaphiophis albopunctatus) (7652092036).jpg
S. albopunctatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Boodontinae
Genus: Scaphiophis
Peters, 1870

Scaphiophis is a genus of African snakes. Common names include shovel-nosed snake.