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Hydrophis platurus  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1057602

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Pelamis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766)
    Pelamis platura (Linnaeus, 1766)
    Anguis platura Linnaeus, 1766
  Common Name(s): Yellowbelly Sea Snake [English]
    Pelagic Sea Snake [English]
    Yellow-bellied Seasnake [English]
    Yellow-bellied Sea Snake [English]
    Serpiente-marina pelágica [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyElapidae  – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
                                        GenusHydrophis Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille, 1801  
                                           SpeciesHydrophis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Yellowbelly Sea Snake, Pelagic Sea Snake, Yellow-bellied Seasnake, Yellow-bellied Sea Snake, Serpiente-marina pelágica  

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  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Hydrophis platurus, Pelagic Sea Snake [English], Yellowbelly Sea Snake [English]   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  
    North America  
    Middle America  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    East Pacific  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Continental US, Incidental  
    Central Pacific Territories, Native  






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