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REPTILES OF THE WORLD - Pythons of the World

Papuan Carpet Python
Morelia spilota harrisoni
or
Morelia spilota variegata
(status uncertain)


John Fowler & Rachel Barnes

Note that currently this python is often classed as the same sub-species as the Northwestern or Darwin Carpet Python which is found in Northern Australia.

This page only shows photos of snakes from outside of Australia.

Snakes from New Guinea show considerable variation in patterning often similar to the variations found among carpet pythons from Northern Australia which include some varieties North Qld carpet snakes which may be called Morelia spilota cheynei (Jungle Python) or Morelia spilota mcdowelli (Coastal Carpet Python including Cape York Carpet Pythons) in Australia.


Distribution:-

Comments:- Grows to over 2m or 6ft


Papuan Carpet Python

 

Papuan Carpet Python

 

LINKS

Northwestern Carpet Python
Morelia spilota variegata

Morelia spilota harrisoni
Inland Reptile


NEW GUINEA CARPET PYTHON
MORELIA HARRISONI SP. NOV.

R. Hoser



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