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Elapidae  F. Boie, 1827
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174348

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Hydrophidae Boie, 1827
 
    Hydrophiidae Smith, 1926
 
  Common Name(s): Cobras [English]
 
    Coral Snakes [English]
 
    Elapids [English]
 
    Kraits [English]
 
    Coralsnakes [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyElapidae F. Boie, 1827 – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Acalyptophis Boulenger, 1869  
                                     Genus Acanthophis Daudin, 1803  
                                     Genus Aipysurus Lacépède, 1804  
                                     Genus Aspidelaps Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     Genus Aspidomorphus Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     Genus Astrotia Fischer, 1855  
                                     Genus Austrelaps Worrell, 1963  
                                     Genus Boulengerina Dollo, 1886  
                                     Genus Bungarus Daudin, 1803  
                                     Genus Cacophis Günther, 1863  
                                     Genus Calliophis Gray, 1834  
                                     Genus Demansia Gray, 1842  
                                     Genus Dendroaspis Schlegel, 1848  
                                     Genus Denisonia Krefft, 1869  
                                     Genus Drysdalia Worrell, 1961  
                                     Genus Echiopsis Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     Genus Elapognathus Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Genus Elapsoidea Bocage, 1866  
                                     Genus Emydocephalus Krefft, 1869  
                                     Genus Enhydrina Gray, 1849  
                                     Genus Ephalophis M. A. Smith, 1931  
                                     Genus Furina Duméril, 1853  
                                     Genus Hemachatus Fleming, 1822  
                                     Genus Hemiaspis Fitzinger, 1861  
                                     Genus Hemibungarus Peters, 1862  
                                     Genus Homoroselaps Jan, 1858  
                                     Genus Hoplocephalus Wagler, 1830  
                                     Genus Hydrelaps Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Genus Hydrophis Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille, 1801  
                                     Genus Kerilia Gray, 1849  
                                     Genus Kolpophis M. A. Smith, 1926  
                                     Genus Lapemis Gray, 1835  
                                     Genus Laticauda Laurenti, 1768 – Sea Kraits, Seakraits 
                                     Genus Leptomicrurus Schmidt, 1937  
                                     Genus Loveridgelaps McDowell, 1970  
                                     Genus Micropechis Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Genus Micruroides Schmidt, 1928 – Western Coral Snakes, Sonoran Coralsnakes 
                                     Genus Micrurus Wagler, 1824 – American Coral Snakes, American Coralsnakes 
                                     Genus Naja Laurenti, 1768  
                                     Genus Notechis Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Genus Ogmodon Peters, 1864  
                                     Genus Ophiophagus Günther, 1864  
                                     Genus Oxyuranus Kinghorn, 1923  
                                     Genus Parahydrophis Burger and Natsuno, 1974  
                                     Genus Paranaja Loveridge, 1944  
                                     Genus Parapistoclamus Roux, 1934  
                                     Genus Pelamis Daudin, 1803 – Yellow-bellied Sea Snakes, Yellow-bellied Seasnakes 
                                     Genus Praescutata Wall, 1921  
                                     Genus Pseudechis Wagler, 1830  
                                     Genus Pseudohaje Günther, 1858  
                                     Genus Pseudonaja Günther, 1858  
                                     Genus Rhinoplocephalus Müller, 1885  
                                     Genus Salomonelaps McDowell, 1970  
                                     Genus Simoselaps Jan, 1859  
                                     Genus Sinomicrurus Slowinski et al., 2001  
                                     Genus Suta Worrell, 1961  
                                     Genus Thalassophis P. Schmidt, 1852  
                                     Genus Toxicocalamus Boulenger, 1896  
                                     Genus Tropidechis Günther, 1863  
                                     Genus Vermicella Gray in Gunther, 1858  
                                     Genus Walterinnesia Lataste, 1887  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Elapidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Golay, P., et al.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Endoglyphs and Other Major Venomous Snakes of the World: A Checklist   
  Page(s): v + 478   
  Publisher: AZEMIOPS S.A., Herpetological Data Center   
  Publication Place: Aire-Geneva, Switzerland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 2-940077-00-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elapidae   
       

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