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Micrurus  Wagler, 1824
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174353

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): American Coral Snakes [English]
 
    American 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  
                                     GenusMicrurus Wagler, 1824 – American Coral Snakes, American Coralsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Micrurus albicinctus Amaral, 1925  
                                        Species Micrurus alleni Schmidt, 1936  
                                        Species Micrurus altirostris (Cope, 1860)  
                                        Species Micrurus ancoralis (Jan and Sordelli, 1872)  
                                        Species Micrurus annellatus (Peters, 1871)  
                                        Species Micrurus averyi Schmidt, 1939  
                                        Species Micrurus bernadi (Cope, 1887)  
                                        Species Micrurus bocourti (Jan and Sordelli, 1872)  
                                        Species Micrurus bogerti Roze, 1967 – Serpiente-coralillo de Bogert 
                                        Species Micrurus browni Schmidt and Smith, 1943 – Serpiente-coralillo de Brown 
                                        Species Micrurus camilae Renjifo and Lundberg, 2003  
                                        Species Micrurus catamayensis Roze, 1989  
                                        Species Micrurus circinalis (Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854)  
                                        Species Micrurus clarki Schmidt, 1936  
                                        Species Micrurus corallinus (Merrem, 1820)  
                                        Species Micrurus decoratus (Jan, 1858)  
                                        Species Micrurus diana Roze, 1983  
                                        Species Micrurus diastema (Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854) – Serpiente-coralillo variable 
                                        Species Micrurus dissoleucus (Cope, 1860)  
                                        Species Micrurus distans (Kennicott, 1860) – Serpiente-coralillo del oeste mexicano 
                                        Species Micrurus dumerilii (Jan, 1858)  
                                        Species Micrurus elegans (Jan, 1858) – Serpiente-coralillo elegante 
                                        Species Micrurus ephippifer (Cope, 1886) – Serpiente-coralillo oaxaqueña 
                                        Species Micrurus filiformis (Günther, 1859)  
                                        Species Micrurus frontalis (Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854)  
                                        Species Micrurus frontifasciatus (Werner, 1927)  
                                        Species Micrurus fulvius (Linnaeus, 1766) – Northern Coral Snake, Harlequin Coralsnake, Serpiente-coralillo arlequín 
                                        Species Micrurus hemprichii (Jan, 1858)  
                                        Species Micrurus hippocrepis (Peters, 1861)  
                                        Species Micrurus ibiboboca (Merrem, 1820)  
                                        Species Micrurus isozonus (Cope, 1860)  
                                        Species Micrurus langsdorffi Wagler, 1824  
                                        Species Micrurus laticollaris (Peters, 1869) – Serpiente-coralillo del Balsas 
                                        Species Micrurus latifasciatus Schmidt, 1933 – Serpiente-coralillo franjas anchas 
                                        Species Micrurus lemniscatus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Species Micrurus limbatus Fraser, 1964 – Serpiente-coralillo de Los Tuxtlas 
                                        Species Micrurus margaritiferus Roze, 1967  
                                        Species Micrurus medemi Roze, 1967  
                                        Species Micrurus meridensis Roze, 1989  
                                        Species Micrurus mertensi Schmidt, 1936  
                                        Species Micrurus mipartitus (Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854)  
                                        Species Micrurus multifasciatus (Jan, 1858)  
                                        Species Micrurus multiscutatus Rendahl and Vestergreen, 1940  
                                        Species Micrurus nebularis Roze, 1989 – Serpiente-coralillo de niebla 
                                        Species Micrurus nigrocinctus (Girard, 1854) – Serpiente-coralillo centroamericana 
                                        Species Micrurus oligoanellatus Averbe and López, 2002  
                                        Species Micrurus ornatissimus (Jan, 1858)  
                                        Species Micrurus pacaraimae Morta De Carvalho, 2002  
                                        Species Micrurus pachecogili Campbell, 2000  
                                        Species Micrurus paraensis Cunha and Nascimento, 1973  
                                        Species Micrurus peruvianus Schmidt, 1936  
                                        Species Micrurus petersi Roze, 1967  
                                        Species Micrurus proximans Smith and Chrapliwy, 1958 – Serpiente-coralillo nayarita 
                                        Species Micrurus psyches (Daudin, 1803)  
                                        Species Micrurus putumayensis Lancini, 1963  
                                        Species Micrurus pyrrhocryptus (Cope, 1862)  
                                        Species Micrurus remotus Roze, 1987  
                                        Species Micrurus ruatanus (Günther, 1895)  
                                        Species Micrurus sangilensis Nicéforo-María, 1942  
                                        Species Micrurus serranus Harvey and González, 2003  
                                        Species Micrurus spixii Wagler, 1824  
                                        Species Micrurus spurelli (Boulenger, 1914)  
                                        Species Micrurus steindachneri (Werner, 1901)  
                                        Species Micrurus stewarti Barbour and Amaral, 1928  
                                        Species Micrurus stuarti Roze, 1967  
                                        Species Micrurus surinamensis (Cuvier, 1816)  
                                        Species Micrurus tamaulipensis Lavin-Murcio and Dixon, 2004  
                                        Species Micrurus tener (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Texas Coralsnake 
                                        Species Micrurus tschudii (Jan, 1858)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Micrurus    
       
  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: Micrurus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Micrurus   
       
  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: Micrurus   
       
  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: Micrurus   
       
  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: Micrurus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): David, Patrick, and Ivan Ineich  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Les serpents venimeux du monde: systematique et repartition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Dumerilia, vol. 3   
  Page(s): 3-499   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1256-7779   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Micrurus   
       
  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: Micrurus   
       
  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: Micrurus   
       

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