Subfamily Hydrophiinae Boié 1827 (sea snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Alternative spelling: Hydropheinae

Full reference: F. Boié. 1827. Bemerkungen über Merrem’s Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien. Marburg. 1820. Erste Lieferung: Ophidier. Isis von Oken 20(6/7):508-566

Parent taxon: Elapidae according to J. D. Scanlon et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Austrelaps, Elaps, Laticauda, Micrurus, Naja, Notechis, Protropidonotus, Protropidonotus neglectus, Pseudechis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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