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Micrurus serranus HARVEY, APARICIO & GONZALEZ, 2003

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymMicrurus serranus HARVEY, APARICIO & GONZALEZ 2003: 34
Micrurus frontifasciatus (WERNER) — CAMPBELL & LAMAR 1989: 116 (in part)
Micrurus serranus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 453 
DistributionBolivia (Florida)

Type locality: 3 km N of Samaipata on the road to Mairana, Florida Province, Santa Cruz, Bolivia,  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: UTA 34561, male (collector's tag M. B. Harvey 1960) 
CommentVenomous! 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific epithet serranus is an adjective derived from the Spanish adjective serrano, meaning highland and refers to the species' restricted range at high elevations in intermontane valleys of Santa Cruz and Cochabamba, Bolivia. 
References
  • Harvey M. B., J. Aparicio E, and L. Gonzalez A. 2003. Revision of the venomous snakes of Bolivia: Part 1. The coralsnakes (Elapidae: Micrurus). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 72: 1-52
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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