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Hydrophis  Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille, 1801
Taxonomic Serial No.: 700227

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pelamis Daudin, 1803
 
    Acalyptophis Boulenger, 1896
 
    Astrotia Fischer, 1855
 
    Enhydrina Gray, 1849
 
    Kerilia Gray, 1849
 
    Lapemis Gray, 1835
 
    Praescutata Wall, 1921
 
  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   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      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  
                                     SubfamilyHydrophiinae   
                                        GenusHydrophis Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille, 1801  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Hydrophis atriceps Günther, 1864 – Black-headed Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis belcheri (Gray, 1849) – Faint-banded Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis bituberculatus W. C. H. Peters, 1873 – Peters' Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis brookii Günther, 1872  
                                           Species Hydrophis caerulescens (Shaw, 1802) – Dwarf Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis cantoris Günther, 1864 – Cantor's Narrow-headed Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis coggeri (Kharin, 1984) – Slender-necked Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis curtus (Shaw, 1802) – Shaw's Sea Snake, Spine-bellied Sea Snake, Hardwicke's Sea Snake, Short Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis cyanocinctus Daudin, 1803 – Annulated Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis czeblukovi (Kharin, 1984) – Fine-spined Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis donaldi Ukuwela, Sanders and Fry, 2012  
                                           Species Hydrophis elegans (Gray, 1842) – Elegant Seasnake, Bar-bellied Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis fasciatus (Schneider, 1799) – Striped Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis gracilis (Shaw, 1802) – Graceful Small-headed Seasnake, Slender Seasnake, Common Small-headed Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis hardwickii (Gray, 1835) – Hardwicke's Spine-bellied Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis hendersoni (Boulenger, 1903)  
                                           Species Hydrophis inornatus (Gray, 1849) – Inornate Sea Snake, Plain Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis jerdonii (Gray, 1849) – Jerdon's Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis kingii Boulenger, 1896 – Spectacled Seasnake, King's Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis klossi Boulenger, 1912 – Kloss' Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis laboutei Rasmussen and Ineich, 2000  
                                           Species Hydrophis lamberti M. A. Smith, 1917 – Lambert's Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis lapemoides (Gray, 1849) – Persian Gulf Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis macdowelli Kharin, 1983 – Small-headed Seasnake, McDowell's Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802) – Olive-headed Seasnake, Greater Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis mamillaris (Daudin, 1803) – Bombay Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis melanocephalus Gray, 1849 – Slender-necked Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis melanosoma Günther, 1864 – Black-banded Seasnake, Robust Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis nigrocinctus Daudin, 1803 – Black-banded Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis obscurus Daudin, 1803 – Russel's Sea Snake, Estuarine Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis ocellatus Gray, 1849  
                                           Species Hydrophis ornatus (Gray, 1842) – Ornate Reef Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis pachycercos Fischer, 1855  
                                           Species Hydrophis pacificus Boulenger, 1896 – Pacific Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis parviceps M. A. Smith, 1935  
                                           Species Hydrophis peronii (A. M. C. Duméril, 1853) – Spiny-headed Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Yellowbelly Sea Snake, Pelagic Sea Snake, Yellow-bellied Seasnake, Yellow-bellied Sea Snake, Serpiente-marina pelágica 
                                           Species Hydrophis schistosus Daudin, 1803 – Common Seasnake, Beaked Seasnake, Hook-nosed Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis semperi Garman, 1881 – Lake Taal Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis sibauensis Rasmussen, Auliya and Böhme, 2001 – Kalimantan Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis spiralis (Shaw, 1802) – Yellow Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis stokesii (Gray, 1846) – Stoke's Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis stricticollis Günther, 1864 – Collared Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis torquatus Günther, 1864 – West Coast Black-headed Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis viperinus (P. Schmidt, 1852) – Viperine Sea Snake 
                                           Species Hydrophis vorisi Kharin, 1984 – Estuarine Seasnake 
                                           Species Hydrophis zweifeli (Kharin, 1985) – Sepik Beaked Seasnake, Zweifel's Beaked Seasnake 
       

 References
       
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  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: Hydrophis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1256-7779   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hydrophis   
       
  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   
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  Reference for: Hydrophis   
       

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