Product ID L1503
Name Hydrophis cyanocinctus 
Common Name(s) Annulated Sea Snake
Origin China
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Hydrophis cyanocinctus
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Elapidae
  • Subfamily :  Hydrophiinae
  • Genus :  Hydrophis

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