About this object

Light or greyish brown with dark, broad band extending along back, the centre of which runs an irregular series of wavy, yellowish white elongated blotches or streaks. Flanks lightly spotted with black and marked with large dark blotches, sometimes with pale centres. Top of the head dark brown marked with yellowish white line from snout back through the eye. Below whitish with dark brown or black blotches. Length up to 6 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Python sebae (Gmelin, 1788)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Central African Python
  • Collector
    M L Benson
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Cameroon: Limbé
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Purchased from M.L. Benson, 1962
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1962.102.4-6
Object view = Natural Science
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