Hydrophis lapemoides

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Hydrophis lapemoides

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Hydrophis
Species: Hydrophis lapemoides

Name[edit]

  • Hydrophis lapemoides (Gray, 1849)

Lectotype: BMNH 1946.1.7.2 (formerly BMNH III.3.3.a), ♀, presented by Zoological Society. [designated by Günther (1864: 375)]

Type locality: “India, Ceylon”, restricted by lectotype designation to “Ceylon” by Günther (1864: 375).

Combinations[edit]

  • Aturia lapemoides Gray, 1849: 46 [original combination]
  • Hydrophis lapemoidesGünther, 1864: 375 [subsequent combination]
  • Distira lapemoidesBoulenger, 1890: 412 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Gray, J.E. 1849. Catalogue of the specimens of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. Edward Newman: London. i–xv + 1–125. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Arabian Gulf Sea Snake