Python regius (Shaw, 1802)

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AnimaliaChordataReptiliaSquamataPythonidaePython

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Full Name

Python regius (Shaw, 1802)

Common names

  • Ball Python eng
  • Royal Python eng
  • ball python
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Basionym

Boa regia Shaw, 1802

Habitat

Not marine, Terrestrial

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Squamata
family
Pythonidae
genus
Python
species
Python regius
 
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Bibliography

Austin, James D.;Gregory, Patrick T. (1999) Relative roles of thermal and chemical cues in the investigative behavior of prey in colubrid (Elaphe guttata and Lampropeltis getulus) and Boid (Python regius) snakes.: Herpetological Natural History 6 (1): 47-50 [1998]

Barbian, A. (1992) Beobachtungen bei der Eingewöhnung und Futterannahme bei Python regius (SHAW 1802).: Sauria 14 (1): 9-10

Barnett, Linda K. & Emms, Craig (2005) Common reptiles of The Gambia.: Rare Repro, Hailsham, East Sussex, 24 pp.

Barnett, Linda K. (2001) The herpetofauna of Abuko Nature Reserve, the Gambia.: Herpetological Bulletin (77):5-1

Berry, J. & Mense, M. (2010) REPTILIA im Gespräch: John Berry, Züchter von "Desighner Morphs".: Reptilia (Münster) 15 (84): 3-8

Blackburn, D.G. (1993) STANDARDIZED CRITERIA FOR THE RECOGNITION OF REPRODUCTIVE MODES IN SQUAMATE REPTILES.: Herpetologica 49 (1): 118-132

Bonke, R. (2009) Der Königspython Python regius.: Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 64 pp.

Booth, Warren; Gordon W. Schuett, Annice Ridgway, Devin W. Buxton, Todd A. Castoe, Giuseppe Bastone, Charles Bennett and William McMahan (2014) New insights on facultative parthenogenesis in pythons.: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

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Known issues

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  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (110972329) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on 14-Feb-2017.