Micruroides euryxanthus neglectus Roze, 1967

Neglected Sonoran coralsnake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Jalisco & Sinaloa, Mexico


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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


Other references:

Campbell, J. A., and Lamar, W. W. (2004). The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere. 2 Volumes. Comstock Publishing Associates, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, United States.

Dávalos-Martínez, Aldo et al. (2019). A new southern-most record of the Sonoran Coralsnake, Micruroides euryxanthus Kennicott, 1860, (Squamata: Elapidae) from the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Herpetology Notes 12: 681-683.

Meik, J. M., Smith, E. N., Mendoza-Hernández, A. A. (2007). Rediscovery of the Rare Coralsnake Micruroides euryxanthus neglectus (Serpentes: Elapidae). Herpetological Review 38: 293-294.

Roze, J. A. (1974). Micruroides, M. euryxanthus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles: 163.1-163.4.


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