Taxon profile


Elegant Sea Snake
Hydrophis elegans (Gray, 1842)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Elapidae »  genus Hydrophis

Scientific synonyms

Aturia elegans J.E. Gray, 1842
Leioselasma elegans (Gray, 1842)
Distira grandis Boulenger, 1896

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [684d4582-6a65-43e5-95a7-b13891e118b7]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Hydrophis elegans (J.E. Gray, 1842)]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015

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