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Micrurus dumerilii

Dumeril's Coral Snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite ref
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Warning. 

The bite of most elapids is not painful. You can be bitten and envenomated without noticing it.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 95 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • round (or oval) ref
  • Fangs

  • fixed ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

600 to 2150 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Micrurus dumerilii  ACHUAR-SHIWIAR Titínkia, Wéeka Napíri, Wéeka Nukúri, AGUARUNA Itigkía, AMAHUACA Máxu Róno, AYMARA Mullut'uma, BAURE Gagerese, Hipagueneca, BORA Cáábuú, BORDER KUNA Masarnaibe, CENTRAL NAHUATL Cuicuicoátl, Tlapapalcoátl, CENTRAL TARAHUMARA Apó Si Ni, Waposa Na, CHAYAHUITA Sé'huirahui'ton, Sé'yorahui'ton, CHOL Cinta Laj Co', Xc'uxtsuc, Xoto'chel, Xotochel, Yaxajachan, CHORTí Ch'ahkib Chan, COLORADO Huin Piní, DUTCH Korlaschlang, Kraalslang, ENGLISH American Coral Snake, Antioquia Coral Snake, Antioquian Coral Snake, Bead And Coral, Capuchin Coral Snake, Common Capuchin Coral Snake, Common Coral Snake, Coral, Coral Snake, Dumeril's Coral Snake, Eastern Coral Snake, Garter Snake, Harlequin Snake, Santa Marta Capuchin Coral Snake, Santa Marta Rough Tail Coral Snake, Venezuelan Capuchin Coral Snake, Venezuelan Coral Snake, FRENCH Corail, Coral De Duméril, Micrurue De Duméril, Micurure, Serpent Corail, Serpent Coral, Serpent Coraux, GALIBI CARIB Ku Rá Li, GERMAN Echte Korallenotter, Echte Korallenschlange, Korallenotter, Korallenschlange, Schlankkorallenotter, GUARANI Boi Corá, Chumbé Pe, Ibiboca, Mbói Corá, Mbói Yuyvóvó, Mbóichumbé, HUAMBISA Titigka, MBYá GUARANí Mboi Pytã, MíSKITO Silbiara, MURUI HUITOTO éganio, Egiañó, NIVACLé Yucyucshi, OCAINA Carááraho, OJITLáN CHINANTEC Møh Chi Dság, PAUMARí Bakororo, Kanarava Kaipi, PEñOLES MIXTEC Koonundeve, PORTUGUESE Boicoral, Cobra Corais Verdadeira, Cobra Coral, Cobra Coral Verdadeira, Coral, Coral Verdadeira, QUECHUA Manduro, Manduro Machacuy, SAN MATEO DEL MAR HUAVE Ngot Nüt, SHUAR Entsania, Iruntrar Nampéamu, Kayátsakau, Titink, SPANISH Cantil Coral, Coral, Coral Amarillo, Coral Antioquena, Coral Cabeza Negra, Coral Canteado, Coral Capuchina, Coral Capuchina Comun, Coral Capuchina Santamartense, Coral Capuchina Venezolana, Coral De Canutos, Coral De Duméril, Coral De Ponzoña, Coral Gargantilla, Coral Macho, Coral Negro, Coral Pinto, Coral Ponzoña, Coral Rojo, Coral Venenosa, Coralilla, Coralilla Mala, Coralillo, Coralillo Mala, Coralillo Ponzoña, Culebra Coral, Culebra Viente Minuto, Gargantilla, Pintada De Todos Los Colores, Serpiente De Coral, Serpiente De Coral Verdadera, Vibora De Coral, Viente Minuto, SRANAN TONGO Krarasneke, Krarasneki, TABASCO ZOQUE Koraliu, TUPí Boipinima, Ibiboboca, Ububoca, Ubumboia, ULWA Bil Buka, Bilpirih, UNCODED LANGUAGES Cakycantí, Chiccan, Culáli, Quiakchib, Xop, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Naca Naca, Nacanaca, Sirari, WARAO Minare, WAYUU órroria, YANOMáMI Narimuk, Narimukbre, YUKPA Okonátsoro, ZAPOTEC Bel Peson, Beljtao' ref
Micrurus dumerilii dumerilii ENGLISH Common Capuchin Coral Snake, Common Dumeril's Coral Snake, Dumeril's Coral Snake, SPANISH Coral Capuchina Comun ref
Micrurus dumerilii carinicaudus ENGLISH Intermediate Capuchin Coral Snake, Rough Tail Coral Snake, Rough Tailed Coral Snake, SPANISH Coral Capuchina Intermedia, Coral De Duméril ref
Micrurus dumerilii colombianus ENGLISH Santa Marta Capuchin Coral Snake, Santa Marta Rough Tailed Coral Snake, SPANISH Coral Capuchina Santamartense ref
Micrurus dumerilii transandinus ENGLISH Transandean Capuchin Coral Snake, Transandean Coral Snake, Transandian Coral Snake, SPANISH Coral Capuchina Transandina ref
Micrurus dumerilii venezuelensis ref
Micrurus dumerilii antioquiensis ENGLISH Antioquian Coral Snake, SPANISH Coral Antioquena ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Elapidae

  • Elapids
  • III. Subfamily Incertae_sedis (Elapidae)

  • not assigned to any subfamily
  • IV. Genus Micrurus

  • Coral snakes
  • V. Species Micrurus dumerilii

  • Dumeril's coral snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 672
Look up complete taxonomic records of Micrurus dumerilii (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).