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A Listing of Australian Pythons
Distribution Key

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

PYGMY PYTHON or ANT HILL PYTHON Antaresia perthensis


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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 spilota bredli (was Morelia 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
CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island
NSW = New South Wales
Qld = Queensland
Tas = Tasmania
Vic = Victoria

 

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