Species of Thailand

Annadale's sea snake

Hydrophis annandalei, Frank Fortesque Laidlaw, 1901

(In Thai: งูชายธงหัวโต, ngu chay thong hua dtoo)

Bighead Sea Snake Kolpophis annandalei is a species of sea snake.

Distribution:

Indian Ocean (W Malaysia, S Vietnam, Indonesia: Borneo, Java)

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Elapidae
Genus
Hydrophis
Species
Hydrophis annandalei

Common names

  • English:
    • Annadale's sea snake
    • Bighead sea snake
  • Thai: งูชายธงหัวโต, ngu chay thong hua dtoo

Synonyms

  • Kolpophis annandalei, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Kolpophis annandalei, Arne Redsted Rasmussen et al. (2011)
  • Kolpophis annandalei, Patrick David et al. (2004)
  • Kolpophis annandalei, John C. Murphy & Merel J. Cox & Harold K. Voris (1999)
  • Kolpophis annandalei, Arne Redsted Rasmussen (1997)
  • Lapemis annandalei, Arne Redsted Rasmussen (1997)
  • Kolpophis annandalei, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Kolpophis annandalei, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1926)
  • Distira annandalei, Frank Fortesque Laidlaw (1901)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Annadale's sea snake, Hydrophis annandalei in Thailand
  • Pattani Coast
  • Songkhla Coast
Range map of Hydrophis annandalei in Thailand

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