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Species of Thailand

Robust sea snake

In Thai: งูแสมรังดำ, ngu saem rang damm

Binomial name: Hydrophis melanosoma, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Robust sea snake
    • Black-banded sea snake
    • Black sea snake
  • Thai: งูแสมรังดำ, ngu saem rang damm

Synonyms

  • Mediohydrophis melanosoma, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Hydrophis (Mediohydrophis) melanosoma, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2004)
  • Hydrophis melanosoma, Harold Cogger (2000)
  • Hydrophis melanosoma, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Hydrophis melanosoma, Harold Cogger (1983)
  • Distira wrayi, George Albert Boulenger (1900)
  • Hydrophis floweri, George Albert Boulenger (1898)
  • Distira melanosoma, George Albert Boulenger (1896)
  • Hydrophis melanosoma, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Robust sea snake, Hydrophis melanosoma in Thailand
  • Chanthaburi Coast
  • Krabi Coast
  • Nakhon Si Thammarat Coast
  • Narathiwat Coast
  • Pattani Coast
  • Phuket Coast
  • Satun Coast
  • Songkhla Coast
  • Surat Thani Coast
  • Trang Coast
  • Trat Coast
Range map of Hydrophis melanosoma in Thailand