Aipysurus eydouxii

Aipysurus eydouxii GRAY 1849

Common Names

Spine-tailed seasnake

Languages: English

Overview

Common Names

Spine-tailed sea snake

Author(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam
Rights holder(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Marine waters of Thailand, Kampuchea, the Indo-Malayan Archipelago, and northern Australia (northwestern Western Australia eastward to the Great Barrier Reef).  South China Sea, Gulf of Thailand.

Author(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam
Rights holder(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam

Additional Notes

Notes

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.6.86 (formerly BMNH iii.10.1a and BMNH 1846.5.5.85).

Type-locality: Indian Ocean.

Author(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam
Rights holder(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam

Taxonomy

  • Aepyurus eydouxii SMITH 1943 (synonym)
  • Aipysurus eydouxi SMEDLEY 1931 (synonym)
  • Aipysurus margaritophorus BLEEKER 1858 (synonym)
  • Thalassophis anguillaeformis SCHMIDT 1852 (synonym)
  • Thalassophis muraenaeformis SCHMIDT 1852 (synonym)
  • Thalassophis muraeneformis SCHMIDT 1852 (synonym)
  • Tomogaster eydouxii GRAY 1849 (synonym)

References

Dunson, W. A. (1975).  The Biology of Sea Snakes. 530. Baltimore: University Press Park.