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Species profile—Morelia spilota (carpet python)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Boidae (pythons) → Morelia spilota (carpet python)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Boidae (pythons)
Scientific name
Morelia spilota (Lacepede, 1804)
Common name
carpet python
WildNet taxon ID
519
Synonym(s)
Morelia bredli
Morelia spilota cheynei
Morelia spilota metcalfei
Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Alternate name(s)
diamond python
carpet snake
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=519

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
23 October 2019
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