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Hydrophiinae  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1057565

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyElapidae F. Boie, 1827 – Cobras, Coral Snakes, Elapids, Kraits, Coralsnakes  
                                     SubfamilyHydrophiinae Fitzinger, 1843  
    Direct Children:  
                                        GenusAcanthophis Daudin, 1803 – Death Adder 
                                        GenusAipysurus Lacépčde, 1804  
                                        GenusAntaioserpens Wells and Wellington, 1985  
                                        GenusAspidomorphus Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        GenusAustrelaps Worrell, 1963  
                                        GenusBrachyurophis Günther, 1863  
                                        GenusCacophis Günther, 1863  
                                        GenusCryptophis Worrell, 1961  
                                        GenusDemansia Günther, 1858  
                                        GenusDenisonia Krefft, 1869  
                                        GenusDrysdalia Worrell, 1961  
                                        GenusEchiopsis Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        GenusElapognathus Boulenger, 1896  
                                        GenusEmydocephalus Krefft, 1869  
                                        GenusEphalophis M. A. Smith, 1931  
                                        GenusFurina A. M. C. Duméril, 1853  
                                        GenusHemiaspis Fitzinger, 1861  
                                        GenusHoplocephalus Wagler, 1830  
                                        GenusHydrelaps Boulenger, 1896  
                                        GenusHydrophis Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille, 1801  
                                        GenusKolpophis M. A. Smith, 1926  
                                        GenusLoveridgelaps McDowell, 1970  
                                        GenusMicropechis Boulenger, 1896  
                                        GenusNeelaps Günther, 1863  
                                        GenusNotechis Boulenger, 1896  
                                        GenusOgmodon W. C. H. Peters, 1864  
                                        GenusOxyuranus Kinghorn, 1923  
                                        GenusParahydrophis Burger and Natsuno, 1974  
                                        GenusParapistocalamus Roux, 1934  
                                        GenusParasuta Worrell, 1961  
                                        GenusParoplocephalus Keogh, Scott and Scanlon, 2000  
                                        GenusPseudechis Wagler, 1830  
                                        GenusPseudonaja Günther, 1858  
                                        GenusRhinoplocephalus F. Müller, 1885  
                                        GenusSalomonelaps McDowell, 1970  
                                        GenusSimoselaps Jan, 1859  
                                        GenusSuta Worrell, 1961  
                                        GenusThalassophis P. Schmidt, 1852  
                                        GenusToxicocalamus Boulenger, 1896  
                                        GenusTropidechis Günther, 1863  
                                        GenusVermicella Gray in Günther, 1858  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Hydrophiinae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Hobart M., Rozella B. Smith, and H. Lewis Sawin   
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Summary of Snake Classification (Reptilia, Serpentes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Herpetology, vol. 11, no. 2   
  Page(s): 115-121   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-1511   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Hydrophiinae   

 Geographic Information
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