Black Forest Racer
Scientific classification
SpeciesD. melanotropis

Black Forest Racer (Drymobius melanotropis) is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake native to the Americas.

Geographic rangeEdit

It ranges through Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.


Drymobius melanotropis is green above, with black on the keels of the median three dorsal rows. The green color extends to the outer fourth of the ventral shields, and the center of the belly is yellow. Adults are about 1.25 m (50 in.) in length.[1]

References Edit

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  1. Boulenger, G.A. 1894. Catalogue of Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History) Vol. II. London.

Cope, E.D. 1876. On the Batrachia and Reptilia of Costa Rica with notes on the herpetology and ichthyology of Nicaragua and Peru. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia N.S. (2) 8: 93-154 [1875]

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