Micrurus


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Micrurus

 [mi-kroo´rus]
a genus of venomous coral snakes, including a species found in the southeastern United States and south into Central America. See also snakebite.

Micrurus

/Mi·cru·rus/ (mi-kroo´rus) a genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae. M. ful´vius, the Eastern or Texas coral snake, is found in the southern United States and tropical America; its body is marked with bright red, yellow, and black bands.

Micrurus

[mikroo′rus]
a genus of venomous coral snakes, including a species found in the southeastern United States and south into Central America. See also snakebite.

Micrurus

(mī-kroor′ŭs) [ micro- + L. -urus, fr Gr. oura, tail]
A genus of small venomous snakes of the family Elapidae including the coral snakes and found in the southern U.S. and tropical America.
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9) However, only two species (each having multiple subspecies) are responsible for all coral snake toxicity in the United States: Micrurus fulvius fulvius (Eastern coral snake) and Micrurus tener (Texas coral snake).
The genus Psednos a junior synonym of Paraliparis, with a redescription of Paraliparis micrurus (Barnard) (Scorpaeniformes: Liparidae).