THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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(NOT VENOMOUS)

BLACKHEADED PYTHON
Aspidites melanocephalus


Distribution:- Northern parts of the Northern Territory, Western and Northern Queensland and North Western region of Western Australia

Comments:- May grow to approximately 2.5 Metres (8 ft)

BLackheaded Python


Note that there are no confirmed records of Blackheaded Pythons Aspidites melanocephalus in South Australia. However Aborigines in the far north-west of the state have identified them from photographs as being seen in the region.

BLackheaded Python   
Blackheaded Python Aspidites melanocephalus

 

Blackheaded Python

The 3 Blackheaded Pythons Aspidites melanocephalus pictured above are from Northern Queensland stock.

LINKS

Husbandry Manual For Black Headed Python
Compiler: Chris Mann

Black-Headed Python Snake Breeding
ReptileChannel.com

 

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for a complete list of Australian Pythons


INFORMATION ABOUT AUSTRALIAN PYTHONS
Australianherpetology.com

PYTHON SPECIES OF THE WORLD
by John Fowler

BOA SPECIES OF THE WORLD
by John Fowler

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition.jpg A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

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