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Morelia spilota

(Morelia spilota)

Description

Morelia spilota, commonly referred to as the carpet python or diamond python, is a large snake of the family Pythonidae found in Australia, New Guinea (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea), Bismarck Archipelago, and the northern Solomon Islands. Many subspecies Are described: ITIS lists six, the Reptile Database seven, and the IUCN eight.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Pythonidae
Genus:Morelia
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