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Species profile—Simalia amethistina (amethystine python (New Guinean form))

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Boidae (pythons) → Simalia amethistina (amethystine python (New Guinean form))

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Boidae (pythons)
Scientific name
Simalia amethistina (Schneider, 1801)
Common name
amethystine python (New Guinean form)
Type reference
Schneider, J.G. (1801) Historiae amphibiorum naturalis et literariae. Fasciculus secundus, continens crocodilos, scincos, chamaesauras, boas, pseudoboas, elapes, angues, amphibisbaenas et caecilias. Fried. Fromman, Jena.
WildNet taxon ID
22498
Synonym(s)
Morelia amethistina
Australiasis funki
Australiasis amethystina clarki
Australiasis amethystinus
Liasis clarki
Hypaspistes dipsadides
Liasis duceboracensis
Aspidopython jakati
Liasis amethystinus
Constrictor amethystinus
Python amethystinus
Boa amethistina
Alternate name(s)
scrub python
amethyst python
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=22498

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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