Contractions. - Elaps. Elp.

Class, Reptilia; Section, Squamata; Order, Ophidia; Sub-order, Colubrinae; Fam., Elapidae.

The Coral Snake of Brazil.

The venom of this snake has been proved by Dr. Mure, of Rio de Janeiro. All that was said regarding the obtaining and preserving the poison of Crotalus applies equally to this species.

Characters. - Body encircled with equi-distant black rings; muzzle and forehead black.

Preparation. - Solution in Glycerine.

Reference to Horn. Proving. - Mure.

Proper forms for dispensing. - Below 6, Tincture only. 6 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.