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Cubophis caymanus (GARMAN, 1887)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Alsophiini, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesRacer, Ground Snake, Black Snake 
SynonymAlsophis angulifer var. caymanus GARMAN 1887: 276
Alsophis cantherigerus caymanus — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 571
Alsophis caymanus — CROTHER 1999
Cubophis caymanus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 201
Cubophis caymanus — KRYSKO et al. 2015 
DistributionGrand Cayman Island

Type locality: Grand Cayman Island  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 6020 
Comment 
References
  • Garman, S. 1887. On the reptiles and batrachians of Grand Cayman. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 24: 273-277 - get paper here
  • Hedges, S. Blair; Arnaud Couloux; Vidal, Nicolas 2009. Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of West Indian racer snakes of the Tribe Alsophiini (Squamata, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae). Zootaxa 2067: 1-28 - get paper here
  • Kelehear, Crystal 2016. Cubophis caymanus (Cayman Racer) Diet Herpetological Review 47 (4): 680-681
  • KRYSKO, KENNETH L.; DAVID W. STEADMAN, LEROY P. NUÑEZ & DAVID S. LEE 2015. Molecular phylogeny of Caribbean dipsadid (Xenodontinae: Alsophiini) snakes, including identification of the first record from the Cay Sal Bank, The Bahamas Zootaxa 4028 (3): 441–450
  • Pagoda, P. 2011. Ein Monat als Volontär in der Karibik - der Blauen wegen. Elaphe 19 (1): 65-72
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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