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Related to Hydrophiinae: Hydrophiidae
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Noun1.Elapidae - cobras; kraits; mambas; coral snakes; Australian taipan and tiger snakes
reptile family - a family of reptiles
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
genus Micrurus, Micrurus - coral snakes
Aspidelaps, genus Aspidelaps - African coral snakes
genus Rhynchoelaps, Rhynchoelaps - Australian coral snakes
Denisonia, genus Denisonia - copperheads
genus Naja, Naja - cobras
Acanthophis, genus Acanthophis - Australian elapid snakes
genus Notechis, Notechis - tiger snakes
genus Pseudechis, Pseudechis - venomous Australian blacksnakes
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The best current research apparently shows that elapids moved from the land environment in Australia to the sea on several different occasions, so Hydrophiinae is anything but monophyletic.