Elapidae


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Related to Elapidae: Viperidae
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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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Elapidae Naja is the scientific name for which snake?
Taiwan is located in a subtropical area where there are approximately 50 kinds of land snakes and six principal kinds of venous snakes belonging to two families, the Viperidae , and the Elapidae .[1]
Although there are some types belonging to the Colubridae family, which contain toxins dangerous to humans, only those belonging to the Viperidae and Elapidae families pose great danger to humans.
Micrurus surinamensis (Squamata: Elapidae) is a snake with a nocturnal life habit and semi-aquatic, feeding by fish (Martins and Oliveira, 1998), it is easily recognized by having a large flat head, covered by red shields outlined by black and for being the only species of the genus with the fourth supralabial in contact with the eye (Roze, 1996).
Orden/Suborden Familia Sauria Teiidae Serpentes Typhlopidae Amphisbaenia Amphisbaenidae Amphisbaenia Amphisbaenidae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Boidae Crocodylia Crocodylidae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Colubridae Sauria Teiidae Serpentes Boidae Serpentes Boidae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Boidae Serpentes Colubridae Sauria Iguanidae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Colubridae Testudines Chelidae Serpentes Elapidae Serpentes Colubridae Crocodylia Crocodylidae Testudines Podocnemididae Testudines Podocnemididae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes Colubridae Serpentes indet.
Elapidae (including cobras, kraits, and all Australian venomous snakes), Lamprophiidae (subfamily Atractaspidinae: burrowing asps), and Colubridae (a large family in which most species are nonvenomous and only a few are dangerously toxic to humans).
Ademas, se determino el estado de la serpiente (viva, muerta, herida o desconocido) y si pertenecia a una familia venenosa o no, al tomar en cuenta que en Costa Rica solo hay dos familias de especies venenosas (Viperidae y Elapidae) y el restante (10 familias) son de especies no venenosas.
Venomous snakes belong to five main families: Hydrophiinae, Elapidae, Viperidae, Crotalidae, and Colubridae [8, 9].
Vijay, "Neostigmine in the treatment of Elapidae bites," The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, vol.
(1983) Les specimens-types du genre Micrurus (Elapidae) conserves au Museum national d'Histoire naturelle de Paris.
Hoser RT (1998) A New Snake from Queensland, Australia (Serpentes: Elapidae).
Entre las familias actualmente existentes, las Boidae se conocen desde el Eoceno y las Colubridae, Elapidae y Viperidae desde el Mioceno.