Python reticulatus, also known as the (Asiatic) reticulated python, is a species of python found in Southeast Asia. Adults can grow to m ( ft) in length but. Large snakes which can grow to almost 10 m, making them one of the largest snakes in the world. They are yellow or brown with rhomboidal dark markings. Python reticulatus is native to southeastern Asia and western Bangladesh to south eastern Vietnam and on the Indo-Pacific islands west of New Guinea.

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Reticulated Pythons Broghammerus reticulatus do well in captivity, breed prolifically and live for decades. According to Catalogue of Life 20 Jan its scientific name is Broghammerus reticulatus.

Younger pythons have been reported having latitudinal lines with black-edged spots across their bodies. Among the longest snakes in the world, this powerfully muscled snake is non-venomous and kills by constricting its victims in its coils.

Willson and Dorcas, Primary Diet carnivore eats terrestrial vertebrates Animal Foods birds mammals reptiles Predation Predation on reticulated broghamkerus by other organisms is nearly nonexistent because of its large size.

Reptiles of Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand: Python reticulatus is native to southeastern Asia and western Bangladesh to south eastern Vietnam and on the Indo-Pacific islands west of New Guinea. Python eggs and newly-hatched pythons are at risk from predators such as birds hawks, eagles, herons and small mammals.

Malayopython reticulatus | The Reptile Database

Pythons of the World. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu North Borneo. These snakes exhibit indeterminate growth.


Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Islands between the realms: Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Australian Museum Journal After laying eggs, the female python incubates them in a nest for roughly 90 days until they are ready to hatch.

Using a similar body movement reticulated pythons, rwticulatus all snakes, must shed their skin in order to repair injuries or during developmental stages of life.

Predation on Manis javanica by Python reticulatus in Singapore. Asian Herpetological Research 3 1: Because of its large size, reticulated pythons are hunted and sold internationally for their skin throughout the whole year.

Herpetological Review 46 2: Review of the reticulated python Python reticulatus Schneider, with the description of new subspecies from Indonesia. WilliamsJeff Boundy Check List 9 4: The average female can grow up to 6. The breeding area inhabited needs to be rich in prey in order for the female to produce offspring. Large adults can be dangerous to humans. A reclassification of the pythoninae including the descriptions of two new genera, two new reticulats and nine new subspecies.

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Current Herpetology 34 2: Herpetological Review 44 1: It was reviewed on 6 Rboghammerus by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to borghammerus licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa Accessed 12 September Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator.

Btoghammerus Amphibiorum naturalis et literariae. The child was found in his crib with several puncture wounds from the snake’s jaw. Amphibians and reptiles of the Seribuat Archipelago.

A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. The amphibians and reptiles of Panay Island, Philippines. On the Occurrence of Malayopython reticulatus Schneider, Squamata: The Animal Kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization, by the Baron Cuvier, Although uncommon, parthenogenesis has been documented in captive pythons. The female will fertilize an egg within herself, creating offspring with identical DNA. Liasis fuscus Liasis mackloti Liasis olivaceus Liasis papuanus Liasis savuensis.


Ayers and Shine, ; Mullin and Seigel, ; Rawlings, et al. Description Large snakes which can grow to almost 10 m, making them one of the largest snakes in the world.

The reticulated python is not threatened with extinction, however, under Appendix II of CITES, trading and selling of its skin is regulated to ensure its survival is not compromised. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper can be found by doing a search of the internet if the linked text here doesn’t reyiculatus the paper. The terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia.

Aspidites and the phylogeny of pythonine snakes. Restricted to “Java” by Brongersma Dresden 21 19 Gaulke, M. Broghammreus to share your sightings? Don’t disturb a python.

Increased popularity in the pet trade is due largely to increased efforts in captive breeding and selectively bred mutations such as the “albino” and “tiger” strains. The serpents of Thailand and adjacent waters.

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