Elapidae

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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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Within them, some species are venomous and potentially life-threatening to animals and humans: five species of coral snakes (family Elapidae, subfamily Elapinae), sixteen of pit vipers, such as Bothrops asper and Bothriechis schlegelii (family Viperidae, subfamily Crotalinae), and a sea snake (family Elapidae, subfamily Hydrophiinae) [1].
(a) Families: Elapidae, subfamilies Elapinae, Laticaudinae, Hydrophiinae, and Colubrinae.