Family: Lamprophiidae Latin Name: Homoroselaps lacteus English Name: Spotted Harlequin Snake Other Names: Gevlekte Kousbandjie (Afrikaans) Red Data Status: Least Concern (SARCA 2014) Size: Average 40cm, Maximum 65cm Activity: Active during the day & night Also knows as a "Gevlekte Kousbandjie", Spotted Harlequin Snakes average 40 cm in length and have very distinctive coloring. They prefer fynbos, lowland forest, moist savannah, and grassland, where they can often be found in deserted terminte mounds and under rocks. Spotted Harlequin Snakes feed on legless skinks, blind snakes, and other snakes as well as small lizards. Oviparous, they lay 6-9 eggs in the summer. Spotted Harlequin Snake rescued near Table View Spotted Harlequin Snake rescued near Kuilsrivier Some of the information on this website is sourced from the ADU Virtual Museum and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.