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WHITE LIPPED PYTHONS

Comprises Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) albertisii
and 5 similar species - Status Uncertain

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Distribution:- Found in New Guinea, including the islands of Salawati and Biak, Normanby, Mussau and Emirau, and some islands in the Torres Strait

Comments:- Grows to approximately 2-3 metres long (6–10 ft)



Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

D'Alberti's Python

Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) albertisii

Papua New Guinea
AUSTRALIA ?
(Qld -Torres Strait Islands)

Biak White-lipped Python

Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) biakensis

Indonesia - Biak Island

Parker's White-lipped Python

Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) fredparkeri

New Guinea

Southern White-lipped Python
(Status uncertain - may be synonym of D'Alberti's Python)

Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) hoserae
(Status uncertain - may be synonym of Bothrochilus albertisii)

Papua New Guinea
AUSTRALIA ?
(Qld -Torres Strait Islands)

Huon White-lipped Python

Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) huonensis

New Guinea

Wau White-lipped Python

Bothrochilus (was Leiopython) montanus(was L. bennettorum)

New Guinea


LINKS OF INTEREST

Bothrochilus albertisii (PETERS & DORIA, 1878)
The Reptile Database

Leiopython hoserae Hoser, 2000
Atlas of Living Australia

BLACK (SOUTHERN) WHITE-LIPPED PYTHON
LEIOPYTHON HOSERAE SP. NOV.


White Lipped Python
Wikipedia

White Lipped Pythons
Leiopython.de

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