Morelia spilota (Lacepede, 1804)

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Description: Large python with long, broadly triangular head and slender neck. Colour varies with race but mostly beige or brown with dark brown, blackish or grey blotches, crossbands or stripes, some forms are dark olive above with cream or yellow blotches forming a diamond-shaped pattern. Length up to 4 m.

Large python with long, broadly triangular head and slender neck. Colour varies with race but mostly beige or brown with dark brown, blackish or grey blotches, crossbands or stripes, some forms are dark olive above with cream or yellow blotches forming a diamond-shaped pattern. Length up to 4 m.

Place collected: Oceania: Australia: Queensland: Brisbane
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SERPENTES BOIDAE

Note: Ex Queensland Museum, Brisbane
Accession no: 58.102.2
Other number(s): J.9753 [Collection Number]; 1958.102.2 [previous number]

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