Higher classification Elapidae
Scientific name Hydrophis
Order Scaled reptiles
|Lower classifications Hydrophis belcheri, Hydrophis cyanocinctus, Hydrophis ornatus, Hydrophis melanocephalus, Hydrophis spiralis|
Hydrophis is a genus of sea snakes. They are typically found in Indo-Australian and Southeast Asian waters. Currently, around 35 species are recognized.
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Systematics and classification
There are more than 30 recognized species in the genus Hydrophis.
*) Not including the nominate subspecies (typical form).
Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Hydrophis.