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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelamis platura Linnaeus, 1766 
AphiaID: 220959

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReptilia (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSquamata (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSerpentes (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlethinophidia (Infraorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElapidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrophiinae (Subfamily) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelamis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelamis Daudin, 1803
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (90 nucleotides; 73 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Reptile Database 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Habitat: open seas, but East African records are usually based on stranded individuals, often after storms. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220959
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-26 15:23:02Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2001-03-31 17:55:40Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-06-30 06:57:17Z  changed  Uetz, Peter
  
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  Citation: Uetz, P. (2014). Pelamis platura Linnaeus, 1766. In: Uetz, P. (ed.) (2014) The Reptile Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220959 on 2014-07-31
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