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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): Leptomicrurus K. P. Schmidt, 1937
 
  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: 2017   
       

 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  – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyElapinae   
                                        GenusMicrurus Wagler, 1824 – American Coral Snakes, American Coralsnakes  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Micrurus albicinctus Amaral, 1925 – White-banded Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus alleni K. P. Schmidt, 1936 – Allen's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus altirostris (Cope, 1860)  
                                           Species Micrurus ancoralis (Jan in Jan and Sordelli, 1872) – Regal Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus annellatus (W. C. H. Peters, 1871) – Annellated Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus averyi K. P. Schmidt, 1939 – Black-headed Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus baliocoryphus (Cope, 1860)  
                                           Species Micrurus bernadi (Cope, 1887) – Saddled Coral Snake, Blotched Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus bocourti (Jan in Jan and Sordelli, 1872) – False Triad Coral Snake, Ecuador Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus bogerti Roze, 1967 – Serpiente-coralillo de Bogert, Bogert's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus brasiliensis Roze, 1967  
                                           Species Micrurus browni K. P. Schmidt and H. M. Smith, 1943 – Serpiente-coralillo de Brown, Brown's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus camilae Renjifo and Lundberg, 2003  
                                           Species Micrurus catamayensis Roze, 1989 – Catamayo Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus circinalis (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Trinidad Northern Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus clarki K. P. Schmidt, 1936 – Clark's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus collaris (Schlegel, 1837) – Guyana Blackback Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus corallinus (Merrem, 1820) – Painted Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus decoratus (Jan, 1858) – Brazilian Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus diana Roze, 1983 – Diana's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus diastema (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Serpiente-coralillo variable, Variable Coral Snake, Diastema Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus dissoleucus (Cope, 1860) – Pigmy Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus distans (Kennicott, 1860) – Serpiente-coralillo del oeste mexicano, West Mexican Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus dumerilii (Jan, 1858)  
                                           Species Micrurus elegans (Jan, 1858) – Serpiente-coralillo elegante, Elegant Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus ephippifer (Cope, 1886) – Serpiente-coralillo oaxaqueña, Oaxacan Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus filiformis (Günther, 1859) – Slender Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus frontalis (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Southern Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus fulvius (Linnaeus, 1766) – Northern Coral Snake, Harlequin Coralsnake, Serpiente-coralillo arlequín, Eastern Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus hemprichii (Jan, 1858) – Hemprich's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus hippocrepis (W. C. H. Peters, 1862) – Mayan Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus ibiboboca (Merrem, 1820) – Caatinga Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus isozonus (Cope, 1860) – Venezuela Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus langsdorffi (Wagler, 1824) – Langsdorff's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus laticollaris (W. C. H. Peters, 1870) – Serpiente-coralillo del Balsas, Balsas Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus latifasciatus K. P. Schmidt, 1933 – Serpiente-coralillo franjas anchas, Broad-ringed Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus lemniscatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – South American Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus limbatus Fraser, 1964 – Serpiente-coralillo de Los Tuxtlas, Tuxtlan Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus margaritifer Roze, 1967 – Speckled Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus medemi Roze, 1967  
                                           Species Micrurus meridensis Roze, 1989 – Merida Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus mertensi K. P. Schmidt, 1936 – Mertens' Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus mipartitus (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, 1854) – Redtail Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus mosquitensis K. P. Schmidt, 1933  
                                           Species Micrurus multifasciatus (Jan, 1858) – Many-banded Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus multiscutatus Rendahl and Vestergreen, 1940 – Cauca Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus narduccii (Jan, 1863) – Andean Blackback Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus nattereri K. P. Schmidt, 1952 – Natterer's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus nebularis Roze, 1989 – Serpiente-coralillo de niebla, Cloud Forest Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus nigrocinctus (Girard, 1854) – Serpiente-coralillo centroamericana, Central American Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus obscurus (Jan in Jan and Sordelli, 1872) – Bolivian Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus oligoanellatus Ayerbe González and López López, 2002 – Tambito's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus ornatissimus (Jan, 1858) – Ornate Coralsnake 
                                           Species Micrurus pacaraimae Morato de Carvalho, 2002  
                                           Species Micrurus pachecogili Campbell, 2000  
                                           Species Micrurus paraensis Cunha and Nascimento, 1973  
                                           Species Micrurus peruvianus K. P. Schmidt, 1936 – Peru Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus petersi Roze, 1967 – Peters' Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus potyguara Pires, da Silva Jr., Feitosa, da Costa-Prudente, Preir-Filho and Zaher, 2014  
                                           Species Micrurus proximans H. M. Smith and Chrapliwy, 1958 – Serpiente-coralillo nayarita, Nayarit Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus psyches (Daudin, 1803) – Carib Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus putumayensis Lancini, 1962 – Putumayo Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus pyrrhocryptus (Cope, 1862)  
                                           Species Micrurus remotus Roze, 1987  
                                           Species Micrurus renjifoi (Lamar, 2003)  
                                           Species Micrurus ruatanus (Günther, 1895) – Roatan Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus sangilensis Nicéforo-María, 1942 – Santander Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus scutiventris (Cope, 1870) – Pigmy Black-backed Coralsnake 
                                           Species Micrurus serranus Harvey, Aparicio and González, 2003  
                                           Species Micrurus silviae Di Bernardo, Borges-Martins and Da Silva, 2007  
                                           Species Micrurus spixii Wagler, 1824 – Amazon Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus spurrelli (Boulenger, 1914)  
                                           Species Micrurus steindachneri (Werner, 1901) – Steindachner's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus stewarti Barbour and Amaral, 1928 – Panamenian Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus stuarti Roze, 1967 – Stuart's Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus surinamensis (Cuvier, 1817) – Aquatic Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus tener (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Texas Coralsnake, Texas Coral Snake 
                                           Species Micrurus tikuna Feitosa, da Silve Jr., Pires, Zaher and Costa-Prudente, 2015  
                                           Species Micrurus tschudii (Jan, 1858) – Desert Coral Snake 
       

 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)   
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  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:    
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  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., H. M. Smith, D. G. Broadley, J. R. Dixon, C. McCarthy, J. C. Rage, B. Schatti, 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   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van, Kenneth L. Williams, and Jeff Boundy  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snakes of the World. A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species   
  Page(s): 1209   
  Publisher: CRC Press   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-4822-08474   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Micrurus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Snake genus Micrurus Wagler, 1824 (TSN 174353) is a senior homonym of mammal genus Micrurus Forsyth Major, 1877 (TSN 970322)  
 

 

   

 
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