Micrurus corallinus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Genus: Micrurus
Species: Micrurus corallinus

Name[edit]

  • Micrurus corallinus (Merrem, 1820)

Lectotype: AMNH 3911, adult ♀. [designated by Roze (1966: 370)]

Type locality: “Brasilia [=Brazil]”, restricted to “Rio de Janeiro, Brazil” by Roze (1966: 370).

Combinations[edit]

  • Elaps corallinus Merrem, 1820: BHL [original combination]
  • Micrurus corallinusAmaral, 1925 [name combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Merrem, B. 1820. Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien. Johann Christian Krieger: Marburg. xv + 191 pp., 1 pl. BHL Reference page
  • Roze, J.A. 1966. On the synonymy and type specimens of the coral snakes Micrurus corallinus and M. ibiboboca (marcgravii). Copeia 1966(2): 369–371. JSTOR

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Painted Coral Snake