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Taxonomy of the family Colubridae
Bibliography of the genus Schwartzophis
Biodiversity of the family Colubridae








Genus
Schwartzophis

Jamaican Ground Snakes

Jamaika-Erdnattern

Jamaica-jordsnoge

2009 Schwartzophis Zaher, Grazziotin, Cadle, Murphy, Moura-Leite & Bonatto 2009 (type species: Natrix callilaema Gosse 1851)
Contents: 3 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Regarded as a synonym of Hypsirhynchus by Hedges, Couloux & Vidal (2009), but revalidated by Grazziotin, Zaher, Murphy, Scrocchi, Benavides, Zhang & Bonatto (2012).
Distribution: Jamaica.

Schwartzophis callilaemum

Jamaican Red Ground Snake

Rote Jamaika-Erdnatter

Rød Jamaica-jordsnog

1851 Natrix callilaema Gosse
Dromicus callilaemus Barbour 1937
Arrhyton callilaemus Maglio 1970
Darlingtonia callilaemum Crother 1999 [by implication]
Schwartzophis callilaemum Zaher, Grazziotin, Cadle, Murphy, Moura-Leite & Bonatto 2009
Hypsirhynchus callilaemus Hedges, Couloux & Vidal 2009

Distribution: Jamaica.


Schwartzophis funereum

Jamaican Black Ground Snake

Schwarze Jamaika-Erdnatter

Sort Jamaica-jordsnog

1863 Alsophis funereus Cope
Dromicus funereus Barbour 1937
Arrhyton funereus Maglio 1970
Darlingtonia funereum Crother 1999 [by implication]
Schwartzophis funereum Zaher, Grazziotin, Cadle, Murphy, Moura-Leite & Bonatto 2009
Hypsirhynchus funereus Hedges, Couloux & Vidal 2009

Distribution: Jamaica.


Schwartzophis polylepis

Jamaican Long-tailed Ground Snake

Langschwanz-Jamaika-Erdnatter

Langhalet Jamaica-jordsnog

1966 Dromicus polylepis Buden
Arrhyton polylepis Maglio 1970
Darlingtonia polylepis Crother 1999 [by implication]
Schwartzophis polylepis Zaher, Grazziotin, Cadle, Murphy, Moura-Leite & Bonatto 2009
Hypsirhynchus polylepis Hedges, Couloux & Vidal 2009

Distribution: Jamaica.