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Species of Thailand

Black-banded sea snake

In Thai: งูแสมรังลายขวั้นดำ, ngu saem rang lai quann damm

Binomial name: Hydrophis nigrocinctus, François Marie Daudin, 1803

Hydrophis nigrocinctus is a species of marine venomous snakes Elapidae (Hydrophiinae-sea snake) and Disteira nigrocincta is its synonym.

Distribution:

Indian Ocean: India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand, Malaysia.

Type locality: Sundarbans, Bengal

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Black-banded sea snake
    • Daudin's sea snake
  • Thai: งูแสมรังลายขวั้นดำ, ngu saem rang lai quann damm

Synonyms

  • Disteira nigrocinctus, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Disteira nigrocincta, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Hydrophis nigrocinctus, Arne Redsted Rasmussen et al. (2011)
  • Disteira nigrocincta, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2005)
  • Disteira walli, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2005)
  • Hydrophis nigrocinctus, R. C. Sharma (2004)
  • Disteira nigrocincta, Harold Heatwole (1999)
  • Disteira nigrocinctus, Arne Redsted Rasmussen (1997)
  • Hydrophis nigrocinctus, Indraneil Das (1996)
  • Disteira nigrocincta, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Disteira walli, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (1989)
  • Hydrophis nigrocinctus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Melanomystax nigrocinctus, Frank Wall (1921)
  • Hydrophis nigrocincta, Johann Gustav Fischer (1856)
  • Hydrophis nigro cinctus, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Hydrophis nigrocinctus, François Marie Daudin (1803)
  • Disteira nigrocincta, François Marie Daudin (1803)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Black-banded sea snake, Hydrophis nigrocinctus in Thailand
  • Krabi Coast
  • Phuket Coast
Range map of Hydrophis nigrocinctus in Thailand