The writer here describes eight new species of Cestodes, three from mammals and five from birds; the mammalian species are Inermicapsifer leporis sp. n. from a hare, Catenotaenia geosciuri sp. n. from a suricat. The avian species are Railiettina (Skrjabinia) deweti sp. n. from a guinea fowl, Schistometra korhaani sp. n. from a bustard, Onderstepoortia taeniaeformis gen. and sp. n. from a stone curlew, Cladotaenia freani sp. n. and Cladotaenia vulturi from birds of prey.