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Laticaudinae

one of the two families of sea snakes. Includes Laticauda colubrina. Sea snakes are amongst the most venomous reptiles.
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This new species has received a name - Leinkupal laticauda - a combination of native Mapuche words for "vanishing" and "family," and Latin words for "wide" and "tail".
Explaining the find a day after the conclusions were published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal, they said the eight vertebrae they recovered belong to a new species they named ''Leinkupal laticauda.
Washington, May 15 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered a new sauropod dinosaur species, Leinkupal laticauda, in Argentina which may be the first record of a diplodocid from South America and the youngest record of Diplodocidae in the world.
2002) found that the separation between two sympatric sibling sea snake species, Laticauda colubrina and Laticauda frontalis, which overlap in both geographical distribution and breeding season, is maintained by species-specific pheromones that control male courtship.
Specialist bees (with preferred host plant genera in parentheses) that have been encountered in our garden surveys include: Andrena auricoma (Zygadaenus), Diadasia bi-tuberculata (Calystegia), Diadasia diminuta (Sphaeraclea), Diadasia enavata (Helianthus), Diadasia laticauda (Sphaeraclea), Diadasia nitidifrons (Sphaeraclea), Peponapis pruinosa (Cucurbita), Svastra obliqua expurgata (Helianthus), Chelostoma marginatum (Phacelia) and Chelostoma phaceliae (Phacelia).
Lourenco (2008) suggested that this species might be more appropriately recognized as a subspecies of Rhopalurus laticauda Thorell 1876.
Animals like the long-tailed sheep of Laticauda, and a Sienese pig are getting media play.
According to the officials of Asahi village, the snake, whose official name is Laticauda semifasciata, was found stuck among the electrical wiring of personal computers.