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Aipysurus  Lacépède, 1804
Taxonomic Serial No.: 700201

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyElapidae F. Boie, 1827 – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyHydrophiinae Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        GenusAipysurus Lacépède, 1804  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Aipysurus apraefrontalis M. A. Smith, 1926 – Short-nosed Seasnake, Sahul Reef Snake 
                                           Species Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869 – Reef Shallows Seasnake 
                                           Species Aipysurus eydouxii (Gray, 1849) – Spine-tailed Seasnake 
                                           Species Aipysurus foliosquama M. A. Smith, 1926 – Leaf-scaled Seasnake 
                                           Species Aipysurus fuscus (Tschudi, 1837) – Dusky Seasnake, Timor Reef Snake 
                                           Species Aipysurus laevis Lacépède, 1804 – Olive-brown Seasnake 
                                           Species Aipysurus mosaicus Sanders, Rasmussen, Elmburg, Mumpuni, Guinea, Blias, Lee and Fry, 2012  
                                           Species Aipysurus pooleorum L. A. Smith, 1974 – Shark Bay Seasnake 
                                           Species Aipysurus tenuis Lönnberg and Andersson, 1913 – Arafura Sea Snake 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Snake Species of the World, vol. undetermined, manuscript (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Working manuscript of follow-up volumes to McDiarmid et al. (1999), "Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1"   
  Reference for: Aipysurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): David, Patrick, and Ivan Ineich  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Les serpents venimeux du monde: systematique et repartition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Dumerilia, vol. 3   
  Page(s): 3-499   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1256-7779   
  Reference for: Aipysurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wallach, Van, Kenneth L. Williams, and Jeff Boundy  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snakes of the World. A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species   
  Page(s): 1209   
  Publisher: CRC Press   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-4822-08474   
  Reference for: Aipysurus   

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