Micrurus fulvius — Overview

Eastern Coral Snake, Harlequin Coralsnake learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Holotype: not located, according to roze and Tilger, 1983, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept. 316:1-4[1].

Type-locality: Carolina. Restricted to vicinity of Chareston, South Carolina, USA, by Schmidt, 1953, Check List n. Am. Amph. Rept., 6th ed., 280 pp.[223].

Five subspecies, namely M. f. fulvius (Linnaeus, 1766); M. f. fitzingeri (Jan, 1858); M. f. maculatus Roze, 1967; M. f. microgalbineus Brown and Smith, 1942; and M. f. tener (Baird and Girard, 1853), were recognized by Roze and Tilger, 1983, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept. 316:1-4.

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