Species of Thailand

Peters' sea snake

Hydrophis bituberculatus, Wilhelm Karl Hartwich Peters, 1872

(In Thai: งูแสมรังเกล็ดสองตุ่ม, ngu saem lang gled song dtumm)

Hydrophis bituberculatus, commonly known as Peters' Sea Snake, is a species of venomous elapid.

It is found in the Indian Ocean (Sri Lanka, Thailand).

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Elapidae
Genus
Hydrophis
Species
Hydrophis bituberculatus

Common names

  • English:
    • Biturberculed sea snake
    • Peters' sea snake
  • Thai: งูแสมรังเกล็ดสองตุ่ม, ngu saem lang gled song dtumm

Synonyms

  • Chitulia bituberculata, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Chitulia bituberculata, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Hydrophis bituberculata, K.L. Sanders et al. (2012)
  • Chitulia bituberculata, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin & Irina B. Dotsenko (2012)
  • Chitulia bituberculata, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2005)
  • Aturia bituberculata, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Hydrophis bituberculatus, Arne Redsted Rasmussen (1992)
  • Hydrophis bituberculatus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Lioselasma bituberculatus, Frank Wall (1921)
  • Distira bituberculatus, George Albert Boulenger (1896)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Peters' sea snake, Hydrophis bituberculatus in Thailand
  • Krabi Coast
  • Phuket Coast
Range map of Hydrophis bituberculatus in Thailand

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