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A Listing of Pythons of the World
Distribution Key

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

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Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Antaresia childreni Children's Python AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA )
Antaresia maculosa Spotted Python AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA)
Antaresia perthensis Pygmy Python AUSTRALIA (WA )
Antaresia stimsoni Stimson's Python AUSTRALIA (NSW,NT,Qld,SA,WA )
Aspidites melanocephalus Black-headed Python AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA )
Aspidites ramsayi Woma Python AUSTRALIA (NSW,NT,Qld,SA,WA )
Bothrochilus boa *Bismarck (Bismark) Ringed Python Bismarck Archipelago (New Guinea)

Broghammerus (was Python) reticulatus
(status of the genus Malayopython is uncertain)

*Reticulated Python (or Regal Python) Southeast Asia
Broghammerus (was Python) timoriensis
(status of the genus Malayopython is uncertain)
*Lesser Sunda Python (Timor Python) Lesser Sunda Islands (Flores, and Lombien Islands, Indonesia) (NOT FOUND ON TIMOR)
Calabaria (was Charina) reinhardtii *Calabar Python (is now classed as a boa and should be called the Calabar Ground Boa) West and central Africa
Leiopython (may change to Bothrochilus) albertisii *D'Albertis Python AUSTRALIA (Qld -Torres Strait Islands)
Leiopython (may change to Bothrochilus) bennettorum *Bennett's White-lipped Python New Guinea
Leiopython (may change to Bothrochilus) biakensis *Biak White-lipped Python Indonesia - Biak Island
Leiopython (may change to Bothrochilus) fredparkeri *Parker's White-lipped Python New Guinea
Leiopython (may change to Bothrochilus)(may change to Bothrochilus) hoserae *Southern White-lipped Python New Guinea
Leiopython (may change to Bothrochilus) huonensis *Huon White-lipped Python New Guinea
Liasis mackloti fuscus or Liasis fuscus (status uncertain)
Water Python or Brown Water Python AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA ) & Papua New Guinea
Liasis mackloti dunni (status uncertain)
* Dunn's Python Indonesia
Liasis mackloti mackloti
*Macklot's Python, Freckled Python Indonesia
Liasis mackloti savuensis ( may be escalated to full species)
*Savu Python Savu Island (Indonesia)
Liasis olivaceus olivaceus *Australian Olive Python AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA )
Liasis olivaceus baroni *Pilbara Olive Python AUSTRALIA (WA )
Liasis (was Apodora) papuana *Papuan Olive Python Ramoi, Sorong Peninsula, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Morelia (Chondropython) azureus (status uncertain) *Northern Green Tree Python Indonesia, Northern New Guinea (Includes Biak Island)
Morelia carinata Rough-scaled Python AUSTRALIA (WA )
Morelia spilota bredli or Morelia bredli Centralian Carpet Python AUSTRALIA (NT )
Morelia spilota cheynei Jungle Carpet Python AUSTRALIA (Qld )
Morelia spilota imbricata Southwestern Carpet Python AUSTRALIA (WA.SA )
Morelia spilota mcdowelli Coastal Carpet Python AUSTRALIA (NSW,Qld )
Morelia spilota metcalfei Inland Carpet Python AUSTRALIA (NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic )
Morelia spilota spilota Diamond Python AUSTRALIA (NSW,Vic )
Morelia spilota variegata Northwestern Carpet Python or Darwin Carpet Python AUSTRALIA (NT,Qld,WA )
Morelia spilota harrisoni
(
or Morelia spilota variegata)
*The Papuan Carpet Python New Guinea ( and Australia?)
Morelia (Chondropython) viridis *Green Tree Python (Southern Green Python) AUSTRALIA (Qld ), Indonesia, Southern New Guinea
Python anchietae *Angolan Python, Anchieta's Dwarf Python Angola and Namibia
Python bivittatus was (Python molurus bivittatus) Burmese Python Southern and Southeast Asia. (USA Introduced)
Python breitensteini Borneo Short-tailed Python

Indonesia, Malaysia, Borneo, Singapore. Sumatra, islands in the Strait of Malacca

Python brongersmai Red Blood Python or Malaysian Blood Python Malay Peninsular (West Malaysia), Thailand, Sumatra , Bangka Island Lingga islands, Riau, and Pinang and other islands in the Straits of Malacca.
Python curtus Short Tailed Python or Sumatran Red Blood Python Sumatra
Python kyaiktiyo Pygmy Short-Tailed Python or Myanmar Python Burma (Myanma)
Python molurus molurus Indian Rock Python Indian Peninsula
Python molurus pimbura (status uncertain) Ceylon Rock Python Sri Lanka
Python molurus progschai *Dwarf Burmese Rock Python Sulawesi (Indonesia)
Python regius Royal Python, or Ball Python Africa
Python sebae African Rock Python Africa (Florida USA introduced)
Python natalensis ( was Python sebae natalensis) Southern African Rock Python Southern Africa
Simalia (was Morelia) amethistina (Status of genus uncertain) *Amethystine Python Indonesia and Papua New Guinea (NOT AUSTRALIA)
Simalia (was Morelia) boeleni (Status of genus uncertain) *Boelen's Python New Guinea
Simalia (was Morelia) clastolepis previously M. amethistina (Status of genus uncertain) *Moluccan Python or Seram Scrub Python Islands of Ambon and Seram in the Moluccas
Simalia (was Morelia) kinghorni (previously M. amethistina kinghorni) *Australian Scrub (Amethystine) Python AUSTRALIA (Qld )
Simalia (was Morelia) nauta previously M. amethistina) (Status of genus uncertain) *Tanimbar Python or Golden Python Tanimbar Islands (Indonesia)
Simalia (was Morelia) oenpelliensis (Status of genus uncertain) *Oenpelli Rock Python AUSTRALIA (NT )
Simalia (was Morelia) tracyae previously M. amethistina (Status of genus uncertain) *Halmahera Scrub Python Indonesia (Halmahera Island)



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