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Eirenis barani SCHMIDTLER, 1988

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesEirenis barani barani SCHMIDTLER 1988
Eirenis barani bischofforum SCHMIDTLER 1997 
Common NamesE: Baran Dwarf Racer
G: Barans Zwergnatter 
SynonymEirenis barani SCHMIDTLER 1988
Eirenis (Pediophis) barani — NAGY et al. 2004
Eirenis barani — WALLACH et al. 2014: 257

Eirenis barani barani SCHMIDTLER, 1988
Eirenis (Pediophis) barani barani — NAGY et al. 2004

Eirenis barani bischofforum SCHMIDTLER 1997
Eirenis (Pediophis) barani bischofforum — NAGY et al. 2004 
DistributionTurkey (S Anatolia: Adana), NW Syria

Type locality: Akdam, 35 km W Kozan (Prov. Adana), ca. 650 m elevation

bischofforum: Turkey (Adana); Type locality: “N. Saimbeyli, 1450 m, Prov. Adana” [Turkey]. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: ZSM 293/88, paratypes: ZSM
Holotype: ZSM 276/1995 (originally CS 95/102/- 112, part.), subadult female, paratypes: ZSM [bischofforum] 
  • Mahlow, Kristin; Frank Tillack, Josef Friedrich Schmidtler & Johannes Müller 2013. An annotated checklist, description and key to the dwarf snakes of the genus Eirenis Jan, 1863 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae), with special emphasis on the dentition. Vertebrate Zoology 63 (1): 41–85 - get paper here
  • Nagy, Z.T., J.F. Schmidtler, U. Joger & M. Wink 2003. Systematik der Zwergnattern (Reptilia: Colubridae: Eirenis) und verwandter Gruppen anhand von DNA-Sequenzen und morphologischen Daten Salamandra 39 (3-4): 149-168 - get paper here
  • Schmidtler, J.F. 1988. Eirenis barani n.sp. aus dem mediterranen Süden der Türkei. Salamandra 24 (4): 203-214 - get paper here
  • Schmidtler, J.F. 1997. Die Zwergnattern (Eirenis modestus-Komplex) des Antitaurus in Süd-Anatolien und ihre geographischen Beziehungen zur begleitenden Herpetofauna. Salamandra 33 (1): 33-60 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, Roberto; Alberto Venchi, Giuseppe M. Carpaneto, Marco A. Bologna 2000. The Reptiles of Anatolia: a Checklist and Zoogeographical analysis. Biogeographia, 21-2000: 441-554.
  • Tiedemann,F. & Grillitsch,H. 1999. Ergänzungen zu den Katalogen der Typusexemplare der Herpetologischen Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. Herpetozoa 12 (3-4): 147-156 - get paper here
  • Venchi, Alberto and Roberto Sindaco 2006. Annotated checklist of the reptiles of the Mediterranean countries, with keys to species identification. Part 2 -Snakes (Reptilia, Serpentes). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "G. Doria", Genova, XCVIII: 259-364
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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