Erythrolamprus perfuscus (Cope, 1862)

Barbados racer, Tan ground snake


Liophis perfuscus, Cope 1862
Common Name
Last Record
1963 (Emsley, 1963)
IUCN status
The Reptile Database
TSE Forum thread
Sadly one of the few species thought extinct after having been rediscovered.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

Daltry, J.C. 2016. Erythrolamprus perfuscus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T12081A71739729. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

Emsley, M. G. (1963). The Rediscovery of Cope's "Liophis perfuscus" in Barbados. Copeia 1963(3): 577-579. [[url=https://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1441491?uid=2&uid=4&sid=21103391427321]Abstract[/url]]

Grazziotin, F.G., Zaher, H., Murphy, R.W., Scrocchi, G., Benavides, M.A., Zhang, Y.-P. and Bonatto, S.L. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the New World Dipsadidae (Serpentes: Colubroidea): a reappraisal. Cladistics 28(5): 437-459.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Henderson, R.W. and Powell, R. 2009. Natural History of West Indian Reptiles and Amphibians. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Powell, R. and Henderson, R.W. 2012. Island lists of West Indian amphibians and reptiles. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 51(2): 85-166.