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  Black-headed Python (Aspidites melanocephalus)

Black-headed Python | Aspidites melanocephalus photo
Blackheaded python

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Black-headed Python | Aspidites melanocephalus photo
Black-headed Python, near Borroloola, Northern Territory

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Black-headed Python | Aspidites melanocephalus photo
Blackheaded python (Aspidites melanocephalus)

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BLACK-HEADED PYTHON FACTS

distribution map showing range of Aspidites melanocephalus in Australia

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Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Pythonidae
Genus:Aspidites
Species:melanocephalus
Common Name:Black-headed Python

Relatives in same Genus
  Woma Python (A. ramsayi)