Evolutionary Diversification Of Caribbean Snakes

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that anoles aren’t the only animals in the Caribbean. But, in fact, there are other types, even of reptiles, and some of them have diversified a fair bit (though none, of course, to the extent of anoles). One such group are the alsophiine snakes, formerly all in the genus Alsophis. This Caribbean radiation of racer-like snakes includes at least 43 species ranging in size from 200-2000 mm in length and occupying a variety of habitats. Leer más.