Hydrophis melanosoma

Black banded Robust Sea Snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous ref
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Warning. 

The bite of most elapids is not painful. You can be bitten and envenomated without noticing it.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 155 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Weight Range

  • ??? gr - ??? gr
  • Pupil Shape

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  • Dentition Type

  • fixed front fangs ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length

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Altitude range

Vertical distribution

??? to ??? meter above sea level ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Hydrophis melanosoma (not specific) 0 ENGLISH Black banded Robust Sea Snake, Black banded sea snake, Black bodied Sea Snake, Black Sea Snake, Lesser Dusky Sea Snake, Robust sea snake

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Elapidae

  • Elapids
  • III. Subfamily Hydrophiinae

  • Sea snakes
  • IV. Genus Hydrophis

  • Sea snakes
  • V. Species Hydrophis melanosoma

  • Black banded Robust Sea Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 622
Complete taxonomy of Hydrophis melanosoma at The Reptile Database.