Definition of Micrurus

1. Noun. Coral snakes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Micrurus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Elapidae, Family Elapidae
Member holonyms: Eastern Coral Snake, Micrurus Fulvius

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Micrurus

Microsporum nanum
Microsporum persicolor
Microsporum vanbreuseghemi
Microstomus kitt
Microstrobos niphophilus
Microtus ochrogaster
Microtus pennsylvaticus
Microtus richardsoni
Micruroides euryxanthus
Micrurus (current term)
Micrurus fulvius
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Literary usage of Micrurus

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(2) Micrurus, Wagl. Elaps with a very short tail. PLATURUS, Lat. The head enveloped with plates, and double ones under the tail} the latter, however, ..."

2. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales. by Geological Survey of Great Britain (1881)
"O. cataractes has 15 body segments, O. micrurus 1-1. ... much like that of O. micrurus, but the lower glabella furrows pass quite across. ..."

3. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"ELAPIDAE (FAMILY) Micrurus (GENUS) WAGLER in Spix, Serp. ... Micrurus fulvius (LINNE) Coluber fulvius LINNE Syst. Nat., Ed. 12, Vol. 1, 1766, p. 381. ..."

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