Elapidae


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E·lap·i·dae

(ē-lap'i-dē),
A family of highly venomous snakes characterized by a pair of comparatively short, permanently erect deeply grooved fangs at the front of the mouth. There are over 150 species, including the cobra, krait, mamba, and coral snakes.
[G. elops, a serpent]

Elapidae

/Elap·i·dae/ (e-lap´ĭ-de) a family of usually terrestrial, venomous snakes, which have cylindrical tails and front fangs that are short, stout, immovable, and grooved. It includes cobras, kraits, coral snakes, Australian copperheads, Australian blacksnakes, brown snakes, tiger snakes, death adders, and mambas.

E·lap·i·dae

(ē-lap'i-dē)
A family of highly venomous snakes characterized by a pair of comparatively short, permanently erect deeply grooved fangs at the front of the mouth. There are over 150 species, including cobras, kraits, mambas, and coral snakes.
[G. elops, a serpent]

Elapidae

a family of venomous front-fanged snakes; includes cobras, kraits, mambas, coral snakes and hamadryads. Their poison is largely neurotoxic.
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Numero total de especies de reptiles por familia registradas para el departamento de Casanare Caeciliidae 27 Bufonidae 4 Teiidae 4 Alligatoridae 3 Amphisbaenidae 3 Dactyloidae 3 Elapidae 3 Gekkonidae 3 Sphaerodactylidae 2 Gymnophthalmidae 2 Leptotypholoptidae 2 Viperidae 2 Anomalepididae 1 Chelidae 1 Iguanidae 1 Podocnemididae 1 Ploychrotidae 1 Scincidae 1 Testudinidae 1 Nota: Tabla derivada de grafico de barra.
Las serpientes venenosas colombianas pertenecen a dos familias, la familia Viperidae (viperidos), agrupa a las viboras verdaderas y la familia Elapidae (elapidos) son las serpientes de coral o coralitos.
The snakes are classified into two important families, Elapidae and Viperidae.
For example, snakes of the Elapidae family are morphologically very similar to species of the Oxyrophus genus (Dipsadidae family) (Sazima and Haddad, 1992; Marques et al.
Es importante destacar que los anfibios y otros grupos de vertebrados como reptiles de las familias Polycrothidae, Elapidae y Viperidae; asi como mamiferos del orden Rodentia, se encuentran poco representados o ausentes en Isla Palma en comparacion a las zonas continentales adyacentes.
Characterization of Elapidae snake venom components using optimized reverse - phase high performance liquid chromatographic conditions and screening assays for neurotoxin and phospholipase A2 activities.
Con relacion a las serpientes, la familia mas diversa fue Colubridae con 11 especies, seguida por Elapidae y Viperidae con una.
Todas las especies de Elapidae en Colombia son muy venenosas pero la incidencia de mordeduras es muy baja (por fortuna, porque no se producen sueros en Colombia).
The major families of venomous snakes in the Indian subcontinent are Elapidae, Viperidae and Hydrophiidae (Philip, 1994).
We analyzed phylogenetic relationships (1) of the lizard and snake families; (2) within eight families (Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, Typhlopidae, Viperidae, Anguidae, Iguanidae, and Scincidae); (3) within ten subfamilies (Alsophiinae, Colubrinae, Natricinae, and Psammophiinae for Colubridae; Viperinae and Crotalinae for Viperidae; Diploglossinae and Gerrhonotinae for Anguidae; and Lygosominae and Scincinae for Scincidae); and (4) within seven genera (Elaphe and Natrix for Colubridae; Agkistrodon and Trimeresurus for Viperidae; Diploglossus and Elgeria for Anguidae; and Eumeces for Scincidae).
Squamata, Elapidae,Micrurus surinamensis (Cuvier, 1817): new records and distribution map in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, with notes on diet and activity period.
Alteration in the activity of ALP enzyme in the brain tissue as mentioned in this study could be due to the neurotoxic effects of the Elapidae venom as reported by Ismail and Abd- Elsalam (1988) and AL-Jammaz et al.