Micrurus tener

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Micrurus tener

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 tener
Subspecies (5): M. t. fitzingeri – M. t. maculatus – M. t. microgalbineus – M. t. tamaulipensis – M. t. tener

Name[edit]

Micrurus tener (Baird & Girard, 1853)

  • Lectotype: USNM 1119, adult ♀, collected by J.H. Clark [U.S. Mex. Boundary Survey] between 1850–1852 via J.D. Graham. [designated by Roze & Tilger (1983: 316).
  • Type locality: “San Pedro of Rio Grande” and “New Braunsfels, Texas”, restricted by lectotype designation to “San Pedro of Rio Grande”, Cameron County, Texas, by Roze & Tilger (1983: 316.2).

Combinations[edit]

  • Elaps tenere Baird & Girard, 1853: 22 [original combination]
  • Elaps fulvius tenereCope, 1875: 34 [subsequent designation]
  • Micrurus fulvius tenereSchmidt, 1933: 40 [subsequent designation]
  • Micrurus tenerCollins, 1991: 43 [subsequent designation]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Baird, S.F. & Girard, C. 1853. Catalogue of North American Reptiles in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Part 1.–Serpents. Smithsonian Institution: Washington. xvi + 172 pp. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Texas Coral Snake
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