You are here » home advanced search Philodryas patagoniensis

Philodryas patagoniensis (GIRARD, 1858)

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Philodryas patagoniensis?

Add your own observation of
Philodryas patagoniensis »

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPatagonia Green Racer 
SynonymCallirhinus patagoniensis GIRARD 1858: 182
Philodryas schotti (not SCHLEGEL) GÜNTHER 1858: 125
Europhrys modestus GÜNTHER 1858: 139
Pseudophis patagoniensis — COPE 1862
Liophis poecilostictus JAN 1863
Philodryas Schotti — BOETTGER 1885: 235
Dirrhox patagoniensis — COPE 1887
Philodryas schotti BOULENGER 1896 (3): 130 (part.)
Chlorosoma schotti SERIÉ 1921
Philodryas schotti — ABALOS et al. 1964
Philodryas patagoniensis — HOGE 1964
Philodryas patagoniensis — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970
Philodryas patagoniensis — CEI 1993
Philodryas patagoniensis — LEYNAUD & BUCHER 1999: 30
Philodryas patagoniensis — BERNILS et al. 2007
Philodryas patagoniensis — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Philodryas patagoniensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 551 
DistributionBrazil (Rio Grande do Sul, Mato Grosso, Goiás, Rondonia: HR 33: 69, Pará, Tocantins, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, São Paulo), Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Córdoba, Corrientes, Chaco, Chubut, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Jujuy, La Rioja, La Pampa, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquén, Río Negro, Salta, San Juan, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero and Tucumán; Rio Negro [HR 32: 64]), Uruguay

Type locality: Mouth of the Negro River, Patagonia, Argentina.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.1.2.84 (and possibly additional specimens). 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy after CEI 1993.

Venomous!

This is a highly variable species! 
Etymology 
References
  • Abalos, J.W., Baez, E.C., & Nader, R. 1964. Serpientes de Santiago del Estero. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 20: 211-283.
  • Albuquerque, Nelson Rufino de; Liliana Piatti and Van Wallach 2013. Dicephalism in the green racer snake, Philodryas patagoniensis (Serpentes, Colubridae), from southeastern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 6: 85-87 - get paper here
  • Bérnils, R.S.; Batista, M.A. & Bertelli, P.W. 2001. Cobras e lagartos do Vale: levantamento das espécies de Squamata (Reptilia, Lepidosauria) da Bacia do Rio Itajai, Santa Catarina, Brasil. Rev. Est. Ambientais (Blumenau) 3 (1): 69-79
  • 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
  • Campos Nogueira, C. de 2001. New records of Squamate Reptiles in Central Brazilian Cerrado II: Brasília Region. Herpetological Review 32 (4): 285-287 - get paper here
  • Cano, Paula Daniela; Héctor Alejandro Ball, Matías Federico Carpinetto, Germán Darío Peña 2015. Reptile checklist of Río Pilcomayo National Park, Formosa, Argentina. Check List 11 (3): 1658 - get paper here
  • Carreira Vidal, Santiago 2002. Alimentación de los ofidios de Uruguay. Asoc. Herp. Esp., Monograf. Herp. 6, 127 pp. - get paper here
  • Carreira, S.; Brazeiro, A.; Camargo, A.; da Rosa, I.; Canavero, A. & Maneyro, M. 2012. DIVERSITY OF REPTILES OF URUGUAY: KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION GAPS. Bol. Soc. Zool. Uruguay (2a época) 21 (1-2): 9-29 - get paper here
  • Castro, T.M. & Teixeira, R.L. 2007. Straßenverkehr als Bedrohung für die Amphibien und Reptilien des Atlantischen Regenwalds in Südost-Brasilien. Eine Fallstudie. Sauria 29 (2): 35-42 - 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
  • Cruz Centeno, Fernanda da; Ricardo Jannini Sawaya & Otavio Augusto Vuolo Marques 2008. Snake assemblage of Ilha de São Sebastião, southeastern Brazil: comparison to mainland. Biota Neotrop. 8(3): 63-68 - get paper here
  • Duarte, M. R. 2016. Philodryas patagoniensis (Patagonian Racer) diet. Herpetological Review 47(3): 481.
  • Entiauspe-Neto, Omar Machado; Tângela Denise Perleberg and Marco Antonio de Freitas 2016. Herpetofauna from an urban Pampa fragment in southern Brazil: composition, structure and conservation Check List 12(5): 1964 - get paper here
  • Fowler, I.R.; Salomao, M.D. 1995. A new technique to distinguish between immature and adult snakes and between males and females in six species of the neotropical colubrid snakes Philodryas. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 30 (3): 149-157 - get paper here
  • Franca, F.G.R.; Daniel O. Mesquita, Cristiano C. Nogueira, and Alexandre F. B. Araújo 2008. Phylogeny and Ecology Determine Morphological Structure in a Snake Assemblage in the Central Brazilian Cerrado. Copeia 2008 (1): 23-38 - get paper here
  • Franca, F.G.R.; Mesquita, Daniel Oliveira and Guarino Rinaldi Colli 2006. A CHECKLIST OF SNAKES FROM AMAZONIAN SAVANNAS IN BRAZIL, HOUSED IN THE COLEÇÃO HERPETOLÓGICA DA UNIVERSIDADE DE BRASÍLIA, WITH NEW DISTRIBUTION RECORDS. Occ. Pap. Oklahoma Mus. Nat. Hist., Univ. Oklahoma 17: 1-13
  • Freiberg, M.A. 1982. Snakes of South America. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, 189 pp.
  • Freitas, M.A.; D. Veríssimo; V. Uhlig. 2012. Squamate Reptiles of the central Chapada Diamantina, with a focus on the municipality of Mucugê, state of Bahia, Brazil. Check List 8(1):16-22 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de 2014. Squamate reptiles of the Atlantic Forest of northern Bahia, Brazil. Check List 10 (5): 1020-1030 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de; Guarino R. Colli, Omar Machado Entiauspe-Neto, Luiz Trinchão, Daniel Araújo, Tiago de Oliveira Lima, Daniella Pereira Fagundes de França, Renato Gaiga, Pedro Dias 2016. Snakes of Cerrado localities in western Bahia, Brazil. Check List 12 (3): 1896 - get paper here
  • Girard,C. 1858. Descriptions of some new Reptiles, collected by the US. Exploring Expedition under the command of Capt. Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. Third Part. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 9: 181-182 [1857] - get paper here
  • Graca Salomão, M. da et al. 2003. Colubrid snakebite: a public health problem in Brazil. Herpetological Review 34 (4): 307-312 - 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
  • Hamdan, B. & R. M. Lira-da-Silva 2012. The snakes of Bahia State, northeastern Brazil: species richness, composition and biogeographical notes. Salamandra 48 (1): 31-50 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Jan, G. 1865. Iconographie générale des ophidiens. 13. Livraison. [Homalosoma mite]. J.B. Bailière et Fils, Paris - get paper here
  • Leynaud, Gerardo C. and Enrique H. Bucher 1999. La fauna de serpientes del Chaco Sudamericano: diversidad, distribución geografica y estado de conservación. Academia Nacional de Ciencias Miscelanea (98):1-46
  • Liébana, María Soledad 2015. Predation on Philodryas patagoniensis (Squamata, Colubridae) by Aplomado falcon (Falconidae: Falco femoralis) in central Argentina Herpetology Notes 8: 411-412 - get paper here
  • Loebens, Luiza; Sonia Zanini Cechin, Tiago Felipe Theis, Livia Bataioli Moura and Selma Maria Almeida-Santos 2016. Reproductive biology of Philodryas patagoniensis (Snakes: Dipsadidae) in south Brazil: male reproductive cycle Acta Zoologica, DOI: 10.1111/azo.12172 - get paper here
  • Loebens, Luiza; Sonia Zanini Cechin, Tiago Felipe Theis, Livia Bataioli Moura and Selma Maria Almeida-Santos 2017. Reproductive biology of Philodryas patagoniensis (Snakes: Dipsadidae) in south Brazil: male reproductive cycle. Acta Zoologica 98 (4): 329–339 - get paper here
  • Mattison, Chris 2007. The New Encyclopedia of Snakes. Princeton University Press
  • Medeiros-Magalhães, Felipe de; Daniel Orsi Laranjeiras, Taís Borges Costa, Flora Acuña Juncá, Daniel Oliveira Mesquita, David Lucas Röhr, Willianilson Pessoa da Silva, Gustavo Henrique Calazans Vieira, Adrian Antonio Garda 2015. Herpetofauna of protected areas in the Caatinga IV: Chapada Diamantina National Park, Bahia, Brazil Herpetology Notes 8: 243-261 - get paper here
  • Minoli I, Morando M, Avila LJ 2015. Reptiles of Chubut province, Argentina: richness, diversity, conservation status and geographic distribution maps. ZooKeys 498: 103-126. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.498.7476 - get paper here
  • Oliveira Lula Salles, R. de & Silva-Soares, T. 2010. Répteis do município de Duque de Caxias, Baixada Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Sudeste do Brasil. Biotemas, 23 (2): 135-144
  • Otani, Mileny, Caio Henrique De Oliveira Carniatto and Ricardo Lourenco-D-Moraes. 2016. Philodryas patagoniensis (Patagonian Green Racer) Diet. Herpetological Review 47 (2): 314-315
  • Prigioni, C.; C. Borteiro; F. Kolenc. 2011. Amphibia and Reptilia, Quebrada de los Cuervos, Departamento de Treinta y Tres, Uruguay. Check List 7 (6): 763-767 - get paper here
  • ROCHA, CARLOS FREDERICO D.; HELENA G.BERGALLO, JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR., LENA GEISE, MONIQUE VAN SLUYS, RONALDO FERNANDES, ULISSES CARAMASCHI 2004. FAUNA DE ANFÍBIOS, RÉPTEIS E MAMÍFEROS DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO, SUDESTE DO BRASIL Publ. Avul. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro (104): 3-23 - get paper here
  • Roncolatto-Ortiz, Flora; Herbert Serafim, Angelita Pereira Rodrigues, Arthur Diesel Abegg, Francisco Luis Franco 2017. Snakes from Municipality of São José do Barreiro, State of São Paulo, Brazil Herpetology Notes 10: 479-486 - get paper here
  • Sampaio ILR, Santos CP, França RC, Pedrosa IMMC, Solé M, França FGR 2018. Ecological diversity of a snake assemblage from the Atlantic Forest at the south coast of Paraíba, northeast Brazil. ZooKeys 787: 107-125 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Scrocchi, Gustavo J.; Cristian S. Abdala,Javier Nori, Hussam Zaher 2010. Reptiles de la provincia de Río Negro, Argentina Fondo Ed. Rionegrino, 249 pp.
  • Souza Filho, Gilberto Alves de; Fernanda Stender de Oliveira 2015. Squamate reptiles from Mauá Hydroelectric Power Plant, state of Paraná, southern Brazil. Check List 11 (6): 1800 - get paper here
  • Teixeira, Victor H. S., Quintela, Fernando M. and Loebmann, Daniel 2016. Philodryas patagoniensis (Patagonia Green Racer) Diet / Ophidiophagy Herpetological Review 47 (4): 687
  • Thomas, R. A. 1976. A revision of the South American colubrid snake genus Philodryas Wagler, 1830. PhD Thesis, Texas A & M Univ.: 378 pp.
  • Torello-Viera, Natália F. and Otavio A.V. Marques 2017. Daily Activity of Neotropical Dipsadid Snakes South American J. Herp. 12 (2): 128-135. - get paper here
  • Ucha, João Luiz; Tiago Gomes Santos 2017. Death and life on the roadway: scavenging behavior of the green racer snake Philodryas patagoniensis (Girard, 1858) (Dipsadidae). Herpetology Notes 10: 439-441 - get paper here
  • Vitt, L. J.; Caldwell, J. P.; Colli, G. R.; Garda, A. A.; Mesquita, D. O.; França, F. G. R. e Balbino, S. F. 2002. Um guia fotográfico dos répteis e anfíbios da região do Jalapão no Cerrado brasileiro. Norman, Oklahoma: Special Publications in Herpetology. San Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Weinstein, Scott A. 2017. Non-Front-Fanged Colubroid Snakes. In: J. Brent et al. (eds.), Critical Care Toxicology. Springer Verlag, pp. 2453-2492 - get paper here
  • Zaracho, Víctor Hugo; Ingaramo, María del Rosario; Semhan, Romina Valeria; Etchepare, Eduardo; Acosta, José Luis; Falcione, Ana Camila; Álvarez, Blanca 2014. Herpetofauna de la Reserva Natural Provincial Isla Apipé Grande (Corrientes, Argentina) Cuad. herpetol. 28 (2): 153-160 - get paper here
  • Zocche, Jairo José, Zocche, Nicolas Magagnim, Carvalho, Fernando, Mendonca, Rodrigo Avila, Ceron, Karoline, Peres, Poliana Bernardo and Da Cruz Neto, Ariovaldo Pereira 2017. Philodryas patagoniensis (Patagonian Green Racer) Diet Herpetological Review 48 (1): 217-218 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:


Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator