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A Listing of South Australian Pythons


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PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

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DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

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Pythons

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

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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

Distribution

Stimson's Python

Antaresia stimsoni

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 the far north of the state have identified them from photographs as being seen in the region.


DISTRIBUTION KEY
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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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