Micruroides euryxanthus

Micruroides euryxanthus

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Micruroides
Species: Micruroides euryxanthus
Subspecies (3): M. e. australis – M. e. euryxanthus – M. e. neglectus

NameEdit

Holotype: USNM 1122, adult ♂.

Type locality: not given, but the National Museum of Natural History records show its provenience as “Sonora, Mexico”, fide Roze (1974: 163).

CombinationsEdit

  • Elaps euryxanthus Kennicott, 1860: 337 [original combination]
  • Micrurus euryxanthusStejneger & Barbour, 1917: 106 [subsequent combination]
  • Micruroides euryxanthusSchmidt, 1928: 63 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Western Coral Snake
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