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Slender-necked Seasnake
Hydrophis melanocephalus Gray, 1849

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

Scientific synonyms

Disteira orientalis Stejngeger, 1901
Hydrophis spiralis melanocephalus Gray, 1849 o
Leioselasma melanocephala (Gray, 1849)
Microcephalophis melanocephalus (Gray, 1849)

Other names

= Black-headed Sea Snake

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [176762]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Hydrophis melanocephalus Gray, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014

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o original combination