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Noun1.Bungarus - kraits
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Elapidae, family Elapidae - cobras; kraits; mambas; coral snakes; Australian taipan and tiger snakes
krait - brightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsula
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It merits mention here, he said that out of 17 species of snakes only 5 species were venomous that are: Common Krait (Bungarus aeruleus ), Black Cobra (Naja naja), Brown Cobra (Naja oxiana), Saw-Scaled Viper (Echis carinatus sochireki ) and Russell's Viper (Daboia russelii).
This is the first study from Pakistan that involved Common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) from different parts of Pakistan.
Bungarus multicinctus multicinctus snakebite in Taiwan.
Based on N-terminal sequence analysis, Leaf-nosed viper [alpha]A chain showed maximum sequence similarity (93.3%) with [alpha]A chain from Sindhi krait (Bungarus sindanus sindanus), followed by Indian cobra (Naja naja), Texas indigo snake (Drymarchon melanurus erebennus) and Black-banded sea krait (Laticauda semifasciata) where 90% similarity was observed.
[4] In India, the mortality of snake bite patients is mainly due to bite from 4 species of snakes, which includes Indian/King Cobra (Naja naja), Russell's Viper (Vipera rusellii), Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus), and sawscaled viper (Echis carinata).
Herpetological fauna of Dir Lower and Dir Upper districts (Northern mountainous region) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan contains 11 species of lizards (Calotes versicolor farooqi, Laudakia agrorensis, Eublepharis macularius, Cyrtopodion scabrum, Hemidactylus brookii, Hemidactylus flaviviridis, Ophisops jerdonii, Asymblepharus himalayanus, Eurylepis taeniolatus, Eutropis dissimilis and Varanus bengalensis) and 16 species of snakes (Eryx johnii, Amphiesma stolatum, Boiga trigonata, Lycodon striatus, Oligodon arnensis, Oligodon taeniolatus, Platyceps rhodorachis, Platyceps ventromaculatus, Ptyas mucosus, Spalerosophis atriceps, Xenochrophis piscator, Gloydius himalayanus, Bungarus caeruleus, Naja oxiana, Typhlops porrectus, Echis carinatus).
Neuroparalysis due to envenomation by common cobra (Naja naja) and common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) is a common life-threatening medical emergency in India (1).
Common reptiles found in the area are golden lizard (Calotes versicolor), monitor lizard (Varanus bengalensis), krait (Bungarus careleus), branded krait (Bungarus faciatus), cobra (Naja naja), and common rat snake (Ptyas mucosus).
Velmurugan, "Comparison of proteomic profiles of the venoms of two of the 'Big Four' snakes of India, the Indian cobra (Naja naja) and the common krait (Bungarus caeruleus), and analyses of their toxins," Toxicon, vol.
Simpson, "Role of neostigmine and polyvalent antivenom in Indian common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) bite," Journal of Infection and Public Health, vol.
Others were sleeping capsule (containing lilium, Acanthopanax senticosus, caulis polygoni multiflori, Albizia julibrissin durazz, mother-of-pearl, etc.), Gutong capsule (containing ginseng, resina draconis, scorpion, bungarus minimus, etc.), and Honghua tablet (containing Emilia sonchifolia, Hedyotis diffusa, caulis spatholobi, etc.), and the last three were unspecified.
However, Bungarus fasciatus venom was found to consist of up to 71% of [PLA.sub.2]s [23].