Micrurus Wagler 1824 (coral snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Parent taxon: Elapidae according to M. Ivanov 2000

Sister taxa: Austrelaps, Elaps, Hydrophiinae, Laticauda, Naja, Notechis, Protropidonotus, Protropidonotus neglectus, Pseudechis

Subtaxa: Micrurus gallicus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (6: Florida, Texas collections)

• Miocene of France (6), Germany (2), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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