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Snakes of Thailand

Species of Thailand

West Coast black-headed sea snake

In Thai: งูแสมรังเทา, ngu saem rạng thao

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

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English: West Coast black-headed sea snake
  • Thai: งูแสมรังเทา, ngu saem rạng thao

Subspecies

  • Hydrophis torquatus aagaardi, Malcolm Arthur Smith, 1920

  • Hydrophis torquatus diadema, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864

  • Hydrophis torquatus torquatus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864

Synonyms

  • Chitulia torquata, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Chitulia torquata, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Chitulia (Dolichodira) diadema, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2012)
  • Chitulia (Dolichodira) torquatus, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2012)
  • Hydrophis torquatus, K.L. Sanders et al. (2012)
  • Chitulia torquata, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin & Irina B. Dotsenko (2012)
  • Hydrophis torquata diadema, Arne Redsted Rasmussen et al. (2011)
  • Hydrophis torquatus diadema, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Hydrophis torquatus aagaardi, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Hydrophis torquatus torquatus, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Chitulia torquata diadema, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2005)
  • Chitulia torquata, Vladimir Emelyanovich Kharin (2005)
  • Hydrophis torquatus, John C. Murphy & Merel J. Cox & Harold K. Voris (1999)
  • Aturia torquata diadema, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Aturia torquata aagaardi, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Aturia torquata torquata, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Hydrophis torquatus diadema, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Dolichodira diadema, Frank Wall (1921)
  • Hydrophis torquatus, Frank Wall (1921)
  • Hydrophis torquatus aagaardi, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1920)
  • Hydrophis diadema, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Hydrophis torquatus diadema, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Hydrophis torquata, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Hydrophis torquatus torquatus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of West Coast black-headed sea snake, Hydrophis torquatus in Thailand
  • Pattani Coast
  • Songkhla Coast
  • Trat Coast
Range map of Hydrophis torquatus in Thailand