Python reticulatus, also known as the (Asiatic) reticulated python, is a species of python found in Southeast Asia. Adults can grow to m ( ft) in length but. Large snakes which can grow to almost 10 m, making them one of the largest snakes in the world. They are yellow or brown with rhomboidal dark markings. Python reticulatus is native to southeastern Asia and western Bangladesh to south eastern Vietnam and on the Indo-Pacific islands west of New Guinea.

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Reticulated python

Hence all claims for the world’s longest snake allegedly exceeding 30 feet, including alleged news clips, must be treated as false. Notable is that the genus Lenhoserus for the Boelen’s Python is more secure than better known and more widely used generic names for species groups including, those for the Aspidites and Liasis splits, or the Morelia and Antaresia group splits.

Retrieved from ” https: Even though it is non-venomous, it can give a nasty lacerating bite with its powerful jaws filled with sharp long fangs. Parthenogenesis is the process of mating without a broghammeurs. Snakes of West Malaysia and Singapore.


Mullin and Seigel, ; Willson and Dorcas, Known Predators Crocodiles, hawks, eagles, herons, small mammals Ecosystem Roles The reticulated python plays a key role in prey regulation amongst rodents in environments near farmlands and grasslands. Other reports have shown the presence of reticulated pythons in eastern parts of Sudan Africa and northern parts of Queensland and Northern Territory in Australia.

Kearsley, Thomas Davison, London: Crocodilian 4 4 June Factors affecting Sarcocystis infection of rats on small tropical islands. References Lim, Kelvin K. Vibrations are used brooghammerus initiate mating or warn other pythons of a possible territorial dominance. Tales of Giant Snakes: What does it eat?

In fact zoos and private keepers worldwide keep Reticulated Pythons Broghammerus reticulatus. Python eggs and newly-hatched pythons are at risk from predators such as birds hawks, eagles, herons and small mammals. Reticulated pythons on Singapore shores. Malayopython reticulatus reticulated python.

Reticulated python Scientific classification Kingdom: As no name existed for this taxon, broghammeruz genus name Broghammerus was erected rteiculatus Hoser to accommodate the Reticulated Python. Willson and Dorcas, On the Occurrence of Malayopython reticulatus Schneider, Squamata: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Python reticulatus.

Like all snakes, Python reticulatus is virtually deaf to airborne noises and is visually restricted due to immovable eyelids.


Broghammerus reticulatus

The natural range of the Reticulated Python Broghammerus reticulatus is south-east Asia. Reticulated pythons are among the few snakes that prey on humans. Retrieved from ” https: If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not reticulatuz reflect those of the original file.

The terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Schuett, Annice Ridgway, Devin W. Although it’s not common, attacks on humans from reticulated pythons are prevalent where humans are forest-dwelling or live hunter-gatherer lifestyles.

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rboghammerus If food is abundant the reticulated python female can have up to a clutch a year. This page was last edited on 15 Januaryat A review of recent python systematics papers and the resolution of issues of taxonomy and nomenclature.

In fact geticulatus Reticulated Pythons Broghammerus reticulatus of that size have ever been reliably reported that is any specimens of Reticulated Pythons Broghammerus reticulatus lodged in Museums as bodies and the like.