Oxyuranus


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Related to Oxyuranus: Oxyuranus scutellatus
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Noun1.Oxyuranus - taipans
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Elapidae, family Elapidae - cobras; kraits; mambas; coral snakes; Australian taipan and tiger snakes
Oxyuranus scutellatus, taipan - large highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia
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Wuster W, Dumbrell AJ, Hay C, Pook CE, Williams DJ and Fry BG (2004) Snakes across the Strait: trans-Torresian phylogeographic relationships in three genera of Australasian snakes (Serpentes: Elapidae: Acanthophis, Oxyuranus, and Pseudechis).
There are also group IB enzymes which are mainly found in mammalian pancreas that have been reported in some snake venoms, such as Oxyuranus scutellatus [12], Pseudonaja textilis [13], and Micrurus frontalis frontalis [14].