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ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

South Australian MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINKS of SOUTH AUSTRALIA


PYTHONS

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

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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

Distribution

*Children's Python

Antaresia childreni

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

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

Antaresia childreni (was Antaresia stimsoni which is no longer a valid name)

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Black-headed Python

Aspidites melanocephalus

NT, Qld, WA, SA?

Woma

Aspidites ramsayi

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

* Southwestern Carpet Python

Morelia spilota imbricata

WA, SA

Inland Carpet Python

Morelia spilota metcalfei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

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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