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Elapidae [part 1]
(terrestrial species)

South America

Taxonomy of the genus Leptomicrurus Biodiversity of the family Elapidae [terrestrial species]

Bibliography of the genus
Leptomicrurus (Black-backed Coral Snakes)

(Reptilia: Serpentes: Elapidae)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.

Leptomicrurus in general

Hoge, A.R.; Romano, S.A.R.W.L. 1965. Leptomicrurus in Brasil (Serpentes - Elapidae). Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 32: 1-8.

Romano, S.A.R.W.L. 1971. Notes on Leptomicrurus Schmidt (Serpentes, Elapidae). Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 35: 111-115.

Roze, J.A. 1967. A check list of the New World venomous coral snakes (Elapidae), with descriptions of new forms. American Museum Novitates 2287: 1-60.

Roze, J.A. 1982. New World coral snakes: a taxonomic and biological summary. Mem Inst Butantan 46: 305-338.

Roze, J.A. 1983. The New World coral snakes (Elapidae): a taxonomic and biological summary. Memorias do Instituto Butantan (Sao Paulo) 46 [1982]: 305-338.

Roze, J.A.; Bernal Carlo, A. 1987. Las serpientes corales venenosas del genero Leptomicrurus (Serpentes, Elapidae) de Suramerica con descripcion de una nueva subespecie. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali Bollettino (Turin) 5(2): 573-608.

Schmidt, K.P. 1933. Preliminary account of the coral snakes of Central America and Mexico. Field Museum of Natural History Zoological Series 20: 29-40.

Schmidt, K.P. 1936. Preliminary account of coral snakes of South America. Field Museum of Natural History Zoological Series 20: 189-203.

Silva, N.J. da (ed.). 2016. As Cobras-Corais do Brasil – Biologia, Taxonomia, Venenos e Envenenamentos. Editora da PUC, Goiânia. 415 pp.

Slowinski, J.B. 1995. A phylogenetic analysis of the New World Coral Snakes (Elapidae: Leptomicrurus, Micruroides, and Micrurus) based on allozymic and morphological characters. Journal of Herpetology 29(3): 325-338.

Leptomicrurus collaris

Brongersma, L.D. 1966. Note on Leptomicrurus collaris (Schlegel) (Reptilia, Serpentes). Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) 41: 243-254.

Rufino, N. 1998. Geographic distribution: Micrurus collaris (Coral Snake). Herpetological Review 29(3): 178.

Schmidt, K.P. 1937. The history of Elaps collaris Schlegel 1837-1937. Field Museum of Natural History Zoological Series 20: 361-364.

Thompson, J.C. 1913. The correct status of Elaps collaris Schlegel. Leiden Notes Mus. Jentink 35: 171-175.

Leptomicrurus narduccii

Ramos, J.A. 2017. Natural history notes: Micrurus narduccii (Leptomicrurus narduccii) (Andean Blackback Coralsnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 48(3): 677-678.

Schramer, T.D.; Kalki, Y.; Wylie, D.B. 2018. Natural history notes: Micrurus narduccii melanotus (Andean Black-backed Coralsnake). Maximum length. Herpetological Review 49(3): 551.

Leptomicrurus renjifoi

Lamar, W.W. 2003. A new species of slender Coralsnake from Colombia and its clinal an [and] ontogenetic variation (Serpentes, Elapidae: Leptomicrurus). Revista de Biologia Tropical 51(3-4): 805-810.