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TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

Turtles Tortoises

Dragons Agamas

Geckos

 

Legless Lizards

Monitor Lizards

Skinks

 

Crocodiles

 

A Listing of Australian Pythons

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

PYGMY PYTHON or ANT HILL PYTHON Antaresia perthensis


If only maps are available, the locality will be highlighted. Otherwise, click on the common name.

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Scientific Name

Common Name

Distribution

Antaresia childreni

Children's Python

NT,Qld,WA

Antaresia maculosa

Spotted Python

NT,Qld,WA

Antaresia perthensis

* Pygmy Python

WA

Antaresia stimsoni

Stimson's Python

NSW,NT,Qld,SA,WA

Aspidites melanocephalus

Black-headed Python

NT,Qld,WA

Aspidites ramsayi

Woma

NSW,NT,Qld,SA,WA

Leiopython albertisii

* White Lipped Python D'Alberti's Python

Qld (Torres Strait Islands )?

*Liasis fuscus (was Liasis mackloti fuscus)

Australian Water Python

NT,Qld,WA

Liasis olivaceus olivaceus

*Olive Python

NT,Qld,WA

Liasis olivaceus baroni

*Pilbara Olive Python

WA

Morelia carinata

Rough-scaled Python

WA

*Simalia (was Morelia ) kinghorni
(previously M. amethistina kinghorni)

Australian Scrub (Amethystine) Python

Qld

*Simalia (was Morelia ) oenpelliensis

Oenpelli Rock Python

NT

*Morelia bredli (was Morelia spilota bredli)

Centralian Carpet Python

NT

Morelia spilota cheynei

Jungle Carpet python

Qld

Morelia spilota imbricata

Southwestern Carpet Python

WA

Morelia spilota mcdowelli

Coastal Carpet Python

NSW,Qld

Morelia spilota metcalfei

Inland Carpet Python

NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic

Morelia spilota spilota

Diamond Python

NSW,Vic

Morelia spilota variegata

Northwestern Carpet Python or Darwin Carpet Python

NT,Qld,WA

Morelia viridis

Green Tree Python

Qld




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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