Species of Thailand

Persian Gulf sea snake

Hydrophis lapemoides, John Edward Gray, 1849

(In Thai: งูแสมรังอ่าวเปอร์เซีย)

Persian Gulf Sea Snake Hydrophis lapemoides is a species of venomous Elapidae (Hydrophiinae-sea snake).

Distribution

Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf coasts off Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Malaysia (Penang island), Singapore, Thailand.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Persian Gulf sea snake
    • Arabian Gulf sea snake
  • Thai: งูแสมรังอ่าวเปอร์เซีย

Synonyms

  • Chitulia lapemoides, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Chitulia lapemoides, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Chitulia (Chitulia) lapemoides, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2012)
  • Chitulia (Chitulia) stewartii, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2012)
  • Hydrophis lapemoides, K. L. Sanders et al. (2012)
  • Chitulia lapemoides, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin & Irina B. Dotsenko (2012)
  • Chitulia lapemoides, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2005)
  • Aturia lapemoides, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Hydrophis lapemoides, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Hydrophis lapemoides, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1926)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

No photo for this species yet

Range Map

Distribution map of Persian Gulf sea snake, Hydrophis lapemoides in Thailand
  • Krabi Coast
  • Narathiwat Coast
  • Pattani Coast
  • Phuket Coast
  • Songkhla Coast
Range map of Hydrophis lapemoides in Thailand

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