Taxon profile


Olive-headed Sea Snake
Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802)

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

Scientific synonyms

Disteira doliata Lacépède, 1804
Disteira dumerilii Jan, 1859
Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)
Distira nasalis De Vis, 1905
Hydrophis lacepedei Jan, 1859
Hydrophis mentalis Gray, 1842
Hydrus major Shaw, 1802
Pelamis shavii Merrem, 1820

Least Concern
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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [86684713-0f9b-487e-b398-d957cecbb67e]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015

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