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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Elapidae — coral snake.

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  • proper n. A genus of snakes including certain of the coral snakes, such as the eastern coral snake (Micrurus fulvius).

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  • n. coral snakes

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Examples

  • “The specimen appears to be an adult coral snake, of the species Micrurus tener.”

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • The Texan coral snake, Micrurus tener, to be exact.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • The more ferocious snakes here include fer-de-lance Bothrops asper, coral snake Micrurus spp., boa constrictor Boa constrictor, palm pit-viper Bothriechis spp. and bushmaster Lachesis muta.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • The more ferocious snakes that occur here include fer-de-lance (Bothrops asper), coral snakes (Micrurus spp.), boa constrictors (Boa constrictor), and bushmasters (Lachesis muta).

    Tepuis

  • The snakes include the anaconda Eunectes murinus, fer-de-lance Bothrops asper, palm pit-vipers Bothriechis spp., coral snakes Micrurus spp., the bushmaster Lachesis muta and boa constrictor Boa constrictor.

    Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • Reptiles and amphibians include Morelet's crocodile Crocodylus moreletii (DD), the central American river turtle Dermatemys mawii (EN), Claudius angustatus, nine families of amphibian and six genera of turtles, as well as 38 species of non-poisonous and poisonous snakes including coral snake Micrurus diastema sapperi, four species of Bothrops and two sub-species of rattlesnake Crotalus.

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala

  • Alvaro del Campo Micrurus langsdorffi, a poorly known South American coral snake.

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  • Some of the venomous snakes that occur here are fer-de-lance (Bothrops asper), palm pit-vipers (Bothriechis spp.), coral snakes (Micrurus spp.), bushmasters (Lachesis muta), as well as boa constrictors (Boa constrictor).

    Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests

  • Other oft-mentioned snakes that occur here include lanceheads (Bothrops atrox), palm pit-vipers (Bothriechis spp.), coral snakes (Micrurus spp.), boa constrictors (Boa constrictor), emerald tree boas (B. canida), and bushmasters (Lachesis muta).

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest

  • The more famous snakes that occur here include fer-de-lance (Bothrops asper), palm pit-vipers (Bothriechis spp.), coral snakes (Micrurus spp.), boa constrictors (Boa constrictor), and bushmasters (Lachesis muta).

    Negro-Branco moist forests

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