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  Diamond Python (Morelia spilota spilota)

Diamond Python | Morelia spilota spilota photo
Diamond Python around ring tail possum, near Dungog, NSW, Australia

Image by Ros Runciman - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

DIAMOND PYTHON FACTS



Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Boidae
Genus:Morelia
Species:spilota spilota
Common Name:Diamond Python

Relatives in same Genus
  Amythystine Python (M. amethistina)
  Centralian Carpet Python (M. bredli)
  Carpet Python (M. spilota)
  Jungle Carpet python (M. spilota cheynei)
  Southwestern Carpet Python (M. spilota imbricata)
  Coastal Carpet Python (M. spilota mcdowelli)
  Inland Carpet Python (M. spilota metcalfei)
  Northwestern Carpet Python (M. spilota variegata)
  Green Python (M. viridis)