Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Red-bellied Racer Alsophis rufiventris

Photo: Marion Haarsma

Classification

Colubridae [family]
Alsophis [genus] (2)
rufiventris [species]

Classification

Colubridae [family]
Alsophis [genus] (2)
rufiventris [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • No longer present (0) - Sint Maarten
  • Endemic to Lesser Antilles
    Distribution description Once occurred on Saba and the entire St. Kitts Bank, but is now extirpated from St. Kitts and Nevis.
    Notes on presence status One or few individuals introduced on St. Maarten, but no population established (Powell, 2006).

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