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Cubophis fuscicauda (GARMAN, 1888)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Alsophiini, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Cayman Brac Racer 
SynonymAlsophis fuscicauda GARMAN 1888: 106
Alsophis cantherigerus fuscicauda — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 571
Cubophis fuscicauda — HEDGES et al. 2009
Cubophis fuscicaudus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 201 
DistributionCayman Islands

Type locality: Cayman Brac  
TypesSyntypes: MCZ 6235 (also given as 6325) 
  • Garman, S. 1888. Reptiles and batrachians from the Caymans and from the Bahamas. Collected by Prof. C. J. Maynard for the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge, Mass. Bull. Essex Inst. 20: 101-113
  • 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
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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