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  Blue-lipped Sea Krait (Laticauda laticaudata)





Blue-lipped Sea Krait | Laticauda laticaudata photo
Blue-lipped sea krait (Laticauda laticaudata) in Ko Samui. Thailand.

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Blue-lipped Sea Krait | Laticauda laticaudata photo
Blue-lipped sea krait (Laticauda laticaudata), Anemone Reef, Thailand.

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REPTILE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Laticauda laticaudata in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Laticaudidae
Genus:Laticauda
Species:laticaudata
Common Name:Blue-lipped Sea Krait

Relatives in same Genus
  Banded Sea Snake (L. colubrina)