Red-bellied racer

Red-bellied racer

Red-bellied racer

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Alsophis rufiventris

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.

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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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References

1. Red-bellied racer Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-bellied_racer
2. Red-bellied racer on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/942/115053994

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