Species of Thailand

Anomalous sea snake

Hydrophis anomalus, Karl Patterson Schmidt, 1852

(In Thai: งูเสมียนรังหัวสั้น, ngu samien rang hua sann)

Anomalous Sea Snake (Thalassophis anomalus) is a species of sea snake.

Its distribution includes the South Chinese Sea (Malaysia, Gulf of Thailand), and the Indian Ocean (Sumatra, Java, Borneo).

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English: Anomalous sea snake
  • Thai: งูเสมียนรังหัวสั้น, ngu samien rang hua sann

Synonyms

  • Thalassophis anomalus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Thalassophis anomalus, Arne Redsted Rasmussen et al. (2011)
  • Thalassophis anomalus, John C. Murphy & Merel J. Cox & Harold K. Voris (1999)
  • Thalassophis anomalus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Hydrophis anomala, Johann Gustav Fischer (1856)
  • Thalassophis anomala, Karl Patterson Schmidt (1852)
  • Thalassophina anomala, Karl Patterson Schmidt (1852)
  • Hydrophis anomala, Karl Patterson Schmidt (1852)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

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