Micrurus corallinus (Merrem, 1820)

Citeli, Nathalie, Hamdan, Breno & Guedes, Thais, 2016, Snake richness in urban forest fragments from Niteroi and surroundings, state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 7145-7145: 7145

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.4.e7145

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scientific name

Micrurus corallinus (Merrem, 1820)
status

 

Micrurus corallinus (Merrem, 1820)  

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern

Distribution

Recorded in forested areas of the Atlantic Forest. Municipality of Niterói. State of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil

Notes

Endemic of the Atlantic Forest (Fig. 30). It is fossorial, diurnal and nocturnal and feeds on vertebrates (lizards and snakes).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Elapidae

Genus

Micrurus