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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Baron's Green Racer
G: Langnasen Strauchnatter 
SynonymPhilodryas baroni BERG 1895
Rhinodryas Königi WERNER 1903
Philodryas baroni var. fusco-flavescens SERIÉ 1915
Chlorosoma baroni AMARAL 1929
Philodryas baroni - PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970
Philodryas baroni — FREIBERG 1982
Philodryas baroni - CEI 1993
Philodryas baroni — LEYNAUD & BUCHER 1999: 4, 29
Philodryas baroni — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Philodryas baroni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 549 
DistributionArgentina (Chaco, Córdoba, Santiago de Estero, Salta, Tucuman, Catamarca, Santa Fe [HR 30: 55]), Bolivia, Paraguay

Type locality: Tucumán and Riacho de Oro (Chaco) 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.
TypesSyntypes: MNBA, an 1180 mm male, a 1280 mm female and a 1430 mm female (M. Barón-Morlat amd A. Schncke).
Holotype: ZSM 2080/0, male, “Rosario in Argen- tinien” (original description), “Rosario da St. Fé, Argentinien” (jar label), collected by König, 1903 [Königi] 
CommentSynonymy after CEI 1993. 
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  • Arzamendia, Vanesa 1999. Geographic distribution. Philodryas baroni. Herpetological Review 30 (1): 55 - get paper here
  • Berg, C. 1895. Dos reptiles neuvos descritos. Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires, 4:189-194. - get paper here
  • Cacciali, Pier; Norman J. Scott, Aida Luz Aquino Ortíz, Lee A. Fitzgerald, and Paul Smith 2016. The Reptiles of Paraguay: Literature, Distribution, and an Annotated Taxonomic Checklist SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF THE MUSEUM OF SOUTHWESTERN BIOLOGY, NUMBER 11: 1–373 - get paper here
  • Cei, J. M. 1993. Reptiles del noroeste, nordeste y este de la Argentina. Museo Regionale Sci. Naturale Torino, Monografie 14: 1-949
  • De Lisle, H. 1991. Captive reproduction and biology of the Argentine snake Philodryas baroni. NCHS Captive Prop. Husb. Conf. - get paper here
  • Freiberg, M.A. 1982. Snakes of South America. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, 189 pp.
  • Golder, F. 1973. Eine ungewöhnliche Eiablage der braunen Farbvariante von Philodryas baroni, sowie Daten über eine Eiablage von Philodryas olfersii (Serpentes, Colubridae) Salamandra 9 (1): 22-26 - get paper here
  • Grazziotin, Felipe G.; Hussam Zaher, Robert W. Murphy, Gustavo Scrocchi, Marco A. Benavides, Ya-Ping Zhang and Sandro L. Bonatto 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the New World Dipsadidae (Serpentes: Colubroidea): a reappraisal. Cladistics DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00393.x - get paper here
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  • Hohmeister, A. 1999. Bemerkungen zur Biologie und Pflege südamerikanischer Strauchnattern der Gattung Philodryas Wagler, 1830 im Terrarium. Sauria 21 (2): 9-21 - get paper here
  • Kacoliris F.P.; Berkunsky I. & Williams J. 2006. Herpetofauna of Impenetrable, Argentinean Great Chaco. Phyllomedusa 5 (2): 149-158 - get paper here
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  • Scrocchi, G.J.; Moreta, J.C. & Kretzschmar, S. 2006. Serpientes del Noroeste Argento [Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán, Catamarca, La Rioja, Santiago del Estero]. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán, 178 pp.
  • 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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