is a Gonionotophis genus of colubrid snakes also known as the African Ground Snakes & File Snakes. As of November 2010, there are 15 recognized species in the genus :
Mocquard's African Ground Snake, (Mocquard, 1889.)
Gonionotophis brussauxi Cape File Snake, (A. Smith 1847.)
Gonionotophis capensis Crosse's File Snake, ( Gonionotophis crossi Boulenger, 1895)
Dunger's File Snake, (Dunger, 1966.)
Gonionotophis egbensis Gabou File Snake, (Trape & Mané, 2005.)
Gonionotophis gabouensis ( Gonionotophis grantii Günther, 1863.)
Mocquard's File Snake, (Mocquard, 1887.)
Gonionotophis guirali Matschie's African Ground Snake, (Matschie, 1893.)
Gonionotophis klingi (De Witte, 1959.)
Gonionotophis laurenti Nyassa File Snake, ( Gonionotophis Nyassae Günther, 1888.)
Forest File Snake, (A. Smith, 1847.)
Gonionotophis poensis (Mocquard, 1887.)
Gonionotophis savorgnani Small-Eyed File Snake, (Mocquard, 1887.)
Gonionotophis stenopthalmus ( Gonionotophis unicolor Boulenger, 1910.)
Angolan File Snake, (Bogert, 1940.)
↑ Kelly, C.M.R., et al. Molecular systematics of the African snake family Lamprophiidae Fitzinger, 1843 (Serpentes: Elapoidea), with particular focus on the genera Lamprophis Fitzinger 1843 and Mehelya Csiki 1903. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. (2010),
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