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MACKLOT'S PYTHONS
Liasis mackloti

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Distribution:- Found in the Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia)

Comments:- Grows to approximately 2-3 metres long (7 ft)

THERE ARE CURRENTLY ONLY 3 SUBSPECIES

Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

* Dunn's Python

Liasis mackloti dunni (status uncertain)

Indonesia (Wetar Island)

*Macklot's Python, Freckled Python

Liasis mackloti mackloti

Indonesia

*Savu Python

Liasis mackloti savuensis ( may be escalated to full species)

Savu Island (Indonesia)

(NO LONGER CONSIDERED A SUBSPECIES)
Australian Water Python or Brown Water Python

Liasis fuscus (was Liasis mackloti fuscus)

AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA )
& Papua New Guinea

Note that the status of Dunn's Python seems a bit uncertain - there seems to be little information available about this subspecies (Liasis mackloti dunni) found on Wetar Island (near Timor) which is similar to (Liasis mackloti mackloti)

 

Macklot's Python Liasis mackloti
Macklot's Python (Liasis mackloti)

macklot's python
Macklot's Python (Liasis mackloti)


Savu Python - Liasis mackloti savuensis
This photo of a Savu Python (Liasis mackloti savuensis) was taken at the Rimba Reptile Park - Bali

LINKS OF INTEREST

Savu Python

Australian Water Python or Brown Water Python
Reptiles of Australia

Liasis mackloti
Wikipedia

Liasis mackloti dunni
Revolvi

Freckled Python: Information and Care
Leiopython.de

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