Overview

Distribution

Continent: Caribbean
Distribution: Saba, Eustatius, St. Christopher, Nevis, St. Kitts, Netherlands Antilles  
Type locality: “Brasil” (in error).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
EN
Endangered

Red List Criteria
B1+2ce

Version
2.3

Year Assessed
1996
  • Needs updating

Assessor/s
Day, M.

Reviewer/s

Contributor/s

History
  • 1994
    Vulnerable
    (Groombridge 1994)
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Wikipedia

Red-bellied racer

The Red-bellied Racer (Alsophis rufiventris) is a species of Colubrid snake that is endemic to the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, where it is found on the islands of Saba, Sint Eustatius, Saint Kitts, and Nevis.

Males have black-bordered blotches that transition into a dark mid-dorsal stripe towards the posterior. Females have a series of middorsal streaks and smudges that fade towards the posterior.

Other common names include the Saba Racer and the Orange-bellied Racer.

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