THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - PYTHONS

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PYTHONS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

SERPENTES (SNAKES)
Family Boidae (boas and pythons)
Subfamily Pythonidae (pythons)

Australian Olive Python

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COMMON NAME
(INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

* Children's Python

Antaresia childreni

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Pygmy Python

Antaresia perthensis

WA

*Stimson's Python
(Now Children's Python)

Antaresia childreni (was Antaresia stimsoni)

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Black-headed Python

Aspidites melanocephalus

NT, Qld, WA

Woma

Aspidites ramsayi

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Australian Water Python

Liasis fuscus (was Liasis mackloti fuscus)

NT, Qld, WA

Australian Olive Python

Liasis olivaceus olivaceus

NT, Qld, WA

Pilbara Olive Python

Liasis olivaceus barroni

WA

Rough-scaled Python

Morelia carinata

WA

Southwestern Carpet Python

Morelia imbricata (was Morelia spilota imbricata)

WA, SA

Northwestern Carpet Python or Darwin Carpet Python
(See also Papuan Carpet Python)

Morelia spilota variegata

NT, Qld, WA
(New Guinea see Morelia spilota harrisoni)

Note that there are no confirmed records of Blackheaded pythons in South Australia. However Aborigines in a remote area of the far northwest of S.A have identified them from photographs as being seen in the region.


DISTRIBUTION KEY
Click on the abbreviation below to see a map of the area

CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island


 

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LINKS OF INTEREST

Key to the Snakes of South Australia
South Australian Museum



INFORMATION ABOUT AUSTRALIAN PYTHONS
Australianherpetology.com

Carpet Python Complex

Morelia spilota and Morelia bredli

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