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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 var. fusco-flavescens — ABALOS et al. 1964
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)  
TypesSyntypes: MACN (also as MNBA), an 1180 mm male, a 1280 mm female and a 1430 mm female (M. Barón-Morlat and A. Söhncke).
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.

Habitat: fully arboreal (Harrington et al. 2018). 
EtymologyNamed after D. Manuel Baron MorIat, from whom Berg received specimens of this snake from Tucuman, Argentina. 
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