Micrurus altirostris

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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
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 altirostris

Name[edit]

  • Micrurus altirostris (Cope, 1860)

Holotype: ANSP 6857, ♂.

Type locality: “South America”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Elaps altirostris Cope, 1860: 345 [original combination]
  • Micrurus frontalis altirostrisSchmidt, 1936: 199 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Micrurus altirostrisSilva Jr. & Sites, 1999: 146, 156 [subsequent combination, restaure to species]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Uruguayan Coral Snake