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Family Elapidae Boié 1827 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38153

Alternative spelling: Elapinae

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: Colubroidea according to O. W. M. Kuhn 1966

Sister taxa: Colubridae, Crotalidae, Headonophis, Hydrophidae, Procerophis, Renenutet, Rhabdosomidae, Russellopheidae, Vectophis

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

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Type: Elaps

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore