This monographic treatment offers all the basic knowledge about New World venomous coral snakes. It gives full descriptions and keys for identification of all the species and subspecies, with maps of distribution and variation. Also included are morphology, anatomy, color patterns, and folklore. The biology and evolution section includes ecology, food and feeding, reproduction, enemies and defense, biogeography and evolution, with special reference to mimicry and cannibalism. The section on venoms and snakebite surveys characteristics and effects of venom and discusses snakebite accidents, first aid, and remedies.Rossi, John V. is the author of 'Snakes of the United States and Canada, Eastern Area: Keeping Them Healthy in Captivity, Vol. 1' with ISBN 9780894645907 and ISBN 0894645900.