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Subfamily Elapinae Boié 1827

PaleoDB taxon number: 361976

Alternative spelling: Elapidae

Full reference: F. Boié. 1827. Bemerkungen über Merrem’s Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien. Marburg. 1820. Erste Lieferung: Ophidier. Isis von Oken 20(6/7):508-566

Parent taxon: Proteroglypha according to O. Kuhn 1946

Sister taxa: Colubrinae, Conocerca, Hydrophidae, Platycerca

Subtaxa: Austrelaps, Elaps, Hydrophiinae, Laticauda, Micrurus, Naja, Notechis, Protropidonotus, Protropidonotus neglectus, Pseudechis

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Type: Elaps

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore