AFRICAN PANGOLINS: SCALE DISTRIBUTION

Odoo - Sample 1 for three columns

Black Bellied Tree Pangolin (Phataginus tetradactyla)

No bristles between scales; median row of 21 - 25 scales on head and body; cross row of 13 scales on body; head and body length is 30 - 35 cm.

Odoo - Sample 1 for three columns

Giant Ground Pangolin (Smutsia gigantea)

No bristles between scales; median row of 25 scales on head and body; cross row of 17 scales on body; scales on flanks may have slight median keel; head and body length is 75 - 80 cm; largest scales of all species.

Odoo - Sample 1 for three columns

Ground Pangolin (Smutsia temminckii)

No bristles between scales; median row of 22 - 26 scales on head and body; cross row of 11 - 13 scales on body; scales on lower parts of fore and hind legs; head and body length is 34 - 61 cm, however, individuals of 80 cm have been reported; scales on flanks may have slight median keel.

Odoo - Sample 1 for three columns

White Bellied Tree Pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis)

No bristles between scales; median row of 22-30 scales on head and body; cross row of 21-25 scales on body; head and body length is 30 - 52 cm; scales on flanks and limbs have median keel; distinct three-pointed scales.