Micruroides euryxanthus

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Micruroides euryxanthus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Genus: Micruroides
Species: Micruroides euryxanthus
Subspecies (3): M. e. australis – M. e. euryxanthus – M. e. neglectus

Name[edit]

Holotype: USNM 1122, adult ♂.

Type locality: not given, but the National Museum of Natural History records show its provenience as “Sonora, Mexico”, fide Roze (1974: 163).

Combinations[edit]

  • Elaps euryxanthus Kennicott, 1860: 337 [original combination]
  • Micrurus euryxanthusStejneger & Barbour, 1917: 106 [subsequent combination]
  • Micruroides euryxanthusSchmidt, 1928: 63 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular Name[edit]

English: Western Coral Snake
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