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Micrurus stuarti ROZE, 1967

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Volcano coral snake, Stuart's Coral Snake 
SynonymMicrurus stuarti ROZE 1967
Micrurus stuarti — WELCH 1994: 89
Micrurus stuarti — WALLACH et al. 2014: 454 
DistributionGuatemala (from San Marcos to at least Suchitepequez)  
TypesHolotype: UMMZ 106708 
EtymologyNamed after Laurence C. Stuart, the late biologist from the University of Michigan, whose contributions to the natural history of Guatemala and Central America are among the best for any Latin American country (Roze 1996: 221). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • Roze, Jánis A 1967. A checklist of the New World venomous Coral Snakes (Elapidae), with descriptions of new forms. American Museum Novitates (2287): 1-60 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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