About this object

Upperparts black, brown and yellow in a variety of patterns, commonest being black above, yellow or brown below, sometimes with a yellow lateral stripe between the black and brown, in others the black may be reduced to a thin stripe along the back or a row of spots. Length up to 90 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1980.240
  • Scientific name
    Pelamis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES ELAPIDAE
  • Common name
    Pelagic Sea Snake
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    unrecorded
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Liverpool University Zoology Museum
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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