Monopeltis zambezensis is a species of amphisbaenian in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is indigenous to southern Africa.
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
Precocial species are those in which the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment of birth or hatching. Precocial species are normall...
M. zambezensis is very small and slender for its genus. Adults usually have a snout-to-vent length (SVL) of only 15–20 cm (5.9–7.9 in). The maximum recorded SVL is 23.5 cm (9.3 in).
M. zambezensis is found in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and presumably western Mozambique.Show More
The preferred natural habitat of M. zambezensis is red soil in Mopane woodlands.Show Less
The mode of reproduction of M. zambezensis is unknown.