Classification
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  • English
    • Amethystine Python
    • Amethyst Python
    • Scrub Python
  • German
    • Amethystpython
  • Scientific Names
    • Morelia amethistina
    • Aspidopython jakati
    • Australiasis amethystina clarki
    • Australiasis amethystinus
    • Boa amethistina
    • Constrictor amethystin
    • Hypaspistes dipsadides
    • Liasis amethistinus
    • Liasis amethystinus
    • Liasis clarki
    • Liasis duceboracensis
    • Python amethistinus
    • Python amethystinus

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Amethyst Python Morelia amethistina

Observer

michael_pennay

Date

March 18, 2009

Description

unfortunately on its way to the fire to be cooked and eaten...

Photos / Sounds

What

Amethyst Python Morelia amethistina

Observer

michael_pennay

Date

July 22, 2003 04:00 PM EST

Place

bosavi (Google, OSM)

Description

Sleeping on a log in a new clearing

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kkchome

Date

May 15, 2011

Description

Scrub Python, Morelia amethistina

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Description from Wikipedia

Morelia amethistina is a non-venomous species of snake, known as the amethystine, scrub python or Sanca permata locally, found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Popular among reptile enthusiasts, and noted for its coloration and size, it is the largest native snake in Australia, Papua New Guinea & West Papua, Indonesia. There are currently 4 subspecies of the nominate race, Morelia amethystina amethystina, which are generally recognized. The Mollucan islands, including Halmahera, Ternate and Tidore...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.