Xenocalamus sabiensis

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Xenocalamus sabiensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Atractaspididae
Genus: Xenocalamus
Species: X. sabiensis
Binomial name
Xenocalamus sabiensis
Broadley, 1971

Xenocalamus sabiensis, or the Sabi quill-snouted snake, is a species of venomous rear-fanged snake in the family Atractaspididae.[1] It is endemic to Africa.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in Mozambique, Republic of South Africa, and Zimbabwe.[3]


  1. ^ "Xenocalamus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007. 
  2. ^ Xenocalamus at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 12 May 2009.
  3. ^ The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  • Broadley, D.G. 1971. A revision of the African snake genera Amblyodipsas and Xenocalamus. Occasional Papers of the National Museums of Rhodesia. Volume 4, No. 33B, pp. 629–697.