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








Genus
Arrhyton

Cuban Ground Snakes

Kubanische Erdnattern

Cuba-jordsnoge

1858 Arrhyton Günther (type species: Arrhyton taeniatum Günther 1858)
1861 Cryptodacus Gundlach in Peters (type species: Cryptodacus vittatus Gundlach in Peters 1862)
1862 Colorhogia Cope (type species: Colorhogia redimita Cope 1863)
Contents: 8 species, all of which are endemic.
Distribution: Cuba (incl. Isla de la Juventud).

Arrhyton ainictum

Las Tunas Ground Snake, Puerto Rican Garden Snake

Las-Tunas-Erdnatter

Las Tunas-jordsnog

1981 Arrhyton ainictum Schwartz & Garrido

Distribution: Cuba.


Arrhyton dolichura

Havana Ground Snake

Havana-Erdnatter

Havana-jordsnog

1909 Arrhyton dolichurum Werner

Distribution: Cuba.


Arrhyton procerum

Zapata Long-tailed Ground Snake, Cuban Slender Groundsnake

Kubanische Langschwanz-Erdnatter

Cubansk Langhalet Jordsnog

1992 Arrhyton procerum Hedges & Garrido

Distribution: Cuba.


Arrhyton redimitum

Oriente Brown-capped Ground Snake

Kapuzen-Erdnatter

Brunhættet Jordsnog

1863 Colorhogia redimita Cope
Arrhyton redimitum Boulenger 1894
1965 Arrhyton vittatum landoi Schwartz (Hedges, Couloux & Vidal 2009)
Arrhyton landoi Lando & Williams 1969

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of taeniatum (e.g., Schwartz & Henderson 1988). Conspecific with the nominal species previously referred to as landoi. Revalidated as a separate species by Hedges & Garrido (1992b) and Hedges, Couloux & Vidal (2009).
Distribution: Cuba.


Arrhyton supernum

Oriente Black Ground Snake

Schwarze Erdnatter

Sort Jordsnog

1992 Arrhyton supernum Hedges & Garrido

Distribution: Cuba.


Arrhyton taeniatum

Broad-striped Ground Snake

Breitstreifen-Erdnatter

Bredstribet Jordsnog

1858 Arrhyton taeniatum Günther
1863 Arrhyton fulvum Cope (Schwartz & Henderson 1988)

Distribution: Cuba (incl. Isla de la Juventud).


Arrhyton tanyplectum

Guaniguanico Ground Snake

Guaniguanico-Erdnatter

Guaniguanico-jordsnog

1981 Arrhyton tanyplectum Schwartz & Garrido

Distribution: Cuba.


Arrhyton vittatum

Cuban Short-tailed Ground Snake

Kurzschwanz-Erdnatter

Korthalet Jordsnog

1862 Cryptodacus vittatus Gundlach in Peters
Arrhyton vittatum Boulenger 1894
Carpodacus vittatus [lapsus] Schwartz 1965

Distribution: Cuba (incl. Isla de la Juventud).