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Micrurus spurrelli (BOULENGER, 1914)

IUCN Red List - Micrurus spurrelli - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymElaps spurrelli BOULENGER 1914
Micrurus nicefori SCHMIDT 1955
Micrurus spurelli [sic] — PÉREZ-SANTOS & MORENO 1988
Micrurus spurelli — WELCH 1994: 89
Micrurus spurrelli — WALLACH et al. 2014: 454 
DistributionW Colombia (Choco)

Type locality: at or near Peña Lisa, Condoto. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.17.19, a 230 mm female (H.G.F. Spurrell). 
CommentSynonymy after that of PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970.

Venomous! 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1914. On a second collection of batrachians and reptiles made by Dr. H. G. F. Spurrell, F.Z.S. in the Chocó, Colombia. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1914: 813-817 - get paper here
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • Pérez-Santos,C. & Moreno, A.G. 1988. Ofidios de Colombia. Museo reegionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, Monographie VI, 517 pp.
  • Schmidt, Karl P. 1955. Coral snakes of the genus Micrurus in Colombia. Fieldiana Zoology 34 (34): 337-359 - get paper here
  • 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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