Hydrophis hendersoni (BOULENGER, 1903)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Hydrophis hendersoni?
|Higher Taxa||Elapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Distira hendersoni BOULENGER 1903|
Hydrophis hendersoni — RASMUSSEN et al. 2011
Type locality: Rangoon, Burma.
|Types||Holotype: BMNH 19220.127.116.11|
|Comment||Synonymy: during most of its history, this species has been considered as a synonym of H. nigrocinctus (e.g. by WALLACH et al. 2014: 240). RASMUSSEN et al. 2011 removed it from the synonymy of H. nigrocinctus.|
|Etymology||Named after Dr. T. Beath Henderson, of Glasgow, who received received the snake from a friend and then presented it to Boulenger.|
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