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genus

Aipysurus Lacépède, 1804

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Elapidae »  subfamily Hydrophiinae

Scientific synonyms

Aepyurus Agassiz, 1846
Aspisurus Gray, 1841
Hypotropis Gray, 1846
Oceanius Wells, 2007
Pelagophis Peters & Doria, 1878
Smithohydrophis Kharin, 1981
Stephanohydra Tschudi, 1837
Tomogaster Gray, 1849

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

species Aipysurus apraefrontalis M. A. Smith, 1926 - Short-nosed Sea Snake
species Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869 - Reef Shallows Sea Snake
species Aipysurus eydouxii (Gray, 1849) - Stagger-banded Sea Snake
species Aipysurus foliosquama M. A. Smith, 1926 - Leaf-scaled Sea Snake
species Aipysurus fuscus (Tschudi, 1837) - Dusky Sea Snake
species Aipysurus laevis Lacépède, 1804 - Golden Sea Snake

Aipysurus laevis

species Aipysurus mosaicus Sanders, Rasmussen, Elmberg, Mumpuni, Guinea, Blias, Lee & Fry, 2012 - Mosaic Sea Snake
species Aipysurus tenuis Lönnberg & Andersson, 1913 - Brown-lined Sea Snake

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1006981]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Aipysurus Lacepède, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [45696221-6e36-422c-8374-968bf05be6fd]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aipysurus Lacépède, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a7e5b31f-c81a-4634-b0ba-8e26af9887ad]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Smithohydrophis Kharin, 1981]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015

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