Borikenophis portoricensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Dipsadidae
Subfamilia: Xenodontinae
Tribus: Alsophiini
Genus: Borikenophis
Species: Borikenophis portoricensis
Subspecies (6): B. p. anegadae – B. p. aphantus – B. p. nicholsi – B. p. portoricensis – B. p. prymnus – B. p. richardi

Name[edit]

Syntypes (3): ZMUC R-60460 [lost]; NHMW 14836a-b.

Type locality: “Portorico [=Porto Rico]”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Alsophis portoricensis Reinhardt & Lütken, 1862: 221 [original combination]
  • Dromicus sanctae-crucis var. portoricensisBoulenger, 1896: 113 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Borikenophis sanctaecrucisHedges, Couloux & Vidal, 2009: 8 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Puerto Rican Racer