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Philodryas viridissima (LINNAEUS, 1758)

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Higher TaxaColubridae (Dipsadinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesCommon Green Racer 
SynonymColuber viridissimus LINNAEUS 1758: 226
Coluber ianthinus DAUDIN 1803: 273
? Dryophylax viridissimus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 1106
Philodryas crassifrons COPE 1861 (?)
Philodryas viridissimus — WUCHERER 1862: 254
Philodryas crassifrons — BOETTGER 1885: 235
Philodryas viridissimus — BOULENGER 1896: 129
Philodryas affinis MÜLLER 1928: 77
Philodryas viridissimus — BEEBE 1946: 38
Philodryas viridissimus — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 245
Philodryas viridissimus — GASC & RODRIGUES 1980
Philodryas viridissimus — STARACE 1998: 315
Philodryas viridissimus — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Philodryas viridissima — HAMDAN et al. 2012
Philodryas viridissimus — RIVAS et al. 2012
Philodryas viridissima — GRAZZIOTIN et al. 2012
Philodryas viridissimus — CATENAZZI et al. 2013
Philodryas viridissima — WALLACH et al. 2014: 553 
DistributionBrazil (Amazonas, Bahia, Acre, Pará), S Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru,
Colombia, Ecuador

Type locality: “Surinami” 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: unknown fide PETERS 1960.
Holotype: ANSP 5529; Cayenne [crassifrons]
Holotype: ZSM 8/1928 (lost), male [Philodryas affinis] 
CommentSynonymy after PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970 and PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1986.

Distribution: Not in Paraguay (fide Paul Smith, pers. comm., 27 Apr 2014).

Venomous! 
References
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