Micrurus bernadi

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Micrurus bernadi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Elapidae
Genus: Micrurus
Species: M. bernadi
Binomial name
Micrurus bernadi
(Cope, 1887)
Synonyms
  • Elaps bernadi Cope, 1887
  • Micrurus bernadi Schmidt, 1933
  • Micrurus bernadi Roze, 1996[2]

Micrurus bernadi is a species of venomous elapid snake, endemic to eastern Mexico.[1] There are currently no recognized subspecies.[3]

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, bernadi, is in honor of French physician Santiago Bernad, who collected the type specimen.[4]

Geographic range[edit]

Within Mexico M. bernadi is found from eastern Hidalgo southward to northern Puebla and parts of northwestern Veracruz.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Flores-Villela, O.; Canseco-Márquez, L. (2007). "Micrurus bernadi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  2. ^ The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  3. ^ "Micrurus bernadi". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 22 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael. (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Micrurus bernadi, p. 24).

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