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Species profile—Antaresia papuensis (Papuan spotted python)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Boidae (pythons) → Antaresia papuensis (Papuan spotted python)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Boidae (pythons)
Scientific name
Antaresia papuensis Esquerré, Donnellan, Pavón-Vázquez, Fenker & Keogh, 2021
Common name
Papuan spotted python
Type reference
Esquerré, D., Donnellan, S.C., Pavón-Vázquez, C.J., Fenker, J. & Keogh, J.S. (2021). Phylogeography, historical demography and systematics of the world’s smallest pythons (Pythonidae, Antaresia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 161, 107181
WildNet taxon ID
36771
Synonym(s)
Antaresia maculosa
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
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=36771

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
25 January 2022
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