Uromacerina Hedges & Vidal

Hedges, Blair, Couloux, Arnaud & Vidal, Nicolas, 2009, Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of West Indian racer snakes of the Tribe Alsophiini (Squamata, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae), Zootaxa 2067, pp. 1-28: 20

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10.5281/zenodo.187018

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Uromacerina Hedges & Vidal
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Subtribe Uromacerina Hedges & Vidal  , New Subtribe

Type genus. Uromacer Duméril & Bibron, 1853: 478  .

Diagnosis. The single genus in this subtribe has 17–19 midbody scale rows, 155–212 ventrals, 159–224 subcaudals, no apical scale pits, 8–9 upper labials, 10–11 lower labials, 15–20 total maxillary teeth, and 20–28 dentary teeth ( Table 2). It can be distinguished from the other two subtribes in the Tribe Alsophiini by the presence of green body pigmentation.

Content. A single genus, Uromacer  .

Distribution. The subtribe is distributed in Cuba ( Fig. 2View FIGURE 2).

Remarks. This subtribe is named after the Genus Uromacer  and should not be confused with Uromacerina  , a genus of xenodontine snake that occurs in South America.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Colubridae