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Related to Micrurus: Micrurus fulvius
a genus of venomous coral snakes, including a species found in the southeastern United States and south into Central America. See also snakebite.
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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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