The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hydrophis laboutei Rasmussen & Ineich, 2000

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chitulia laboutei Rasmussen & Ineich, 2000

 

Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Still extant?

 

Distribution

Chesterfield Reefs, New Caledonia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from three specimens (Rasmussen, 2010; Rasmussen et al. 2014:354).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Rasmussen, A R. and Ineich, I. (2000). Sea snakes of New Calendonia and surrounding waters (Serpentes:Elapidae): first report on the occurrence of Lapemis curtus and description of a new species from the genus Hydrophis. Hamadryad 25(2): 91-99.

 

Other references:

Ineich, Ivan. (2007). The sea snakes of New Caledonia (Elapidae: Hydrophiinae), pp. 403-410. In: Payri, C. E. and Richer de Forges, B. (eds.). Compendium of marine species of New Caledonia. Doc. Sci. Tech. II7, seconde édition, IRD Nouméa. [automatic download]

Rasmussen, A. (2010). Hydrophis laboutei. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 28 April 2012.

Rasmussen, Arne Redsted, Sanders, Kate Laura, Guinea, Michael L. and Amey, Andrew P. (2014). Sea snakes in Australian waters (Serpentes: subfamilies Hydrophiinae and Laticaudinae)—a review with an updated identification key. Zootaxa 3869(4): 351-371.

 

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