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  Pygmy python (Antaresia perthensis)

Pygmy python | Antaresia perthensis photo
Pygmy python

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PYGMY PYTHON FACTS

distribution map showing range of Antaresia perthensis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Pythonidae
Genus:Antaresia
Species:perthensis
Common Name:Pygmy python

Relatives in same Genus
  Children's python (A. childreni)
  Spotted Python (A. maculosa)
  Stimson's Python (A. stimsoni)