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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Broghammerus reticulatus

Willson and Dorcas, Primary Diet carnivore eats terrestrial vertebrates Animal Foods birds mammals reptiles Predation Predation on reticulated pythons by other organisms is nearly nonexistent because of its large size. Email us at dbsthh nus. This image was originally posted to Flickr by berniedup at https: The Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi: Its large size makes it difficult to provide an area large enough to support a healthy captive python. Unlike most species, the reticulated python female remains coiled above the incubating eggs in order to provide warmth.

Reticulated Python, Broghammerus reticulatus, longest snake in the world.

The reticulated python Python reticulatus [1] is a species of python found in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Conservation education in a post-conflict country: Through a process of muscle contractions called “shivering thermogenesis”, a female reticulated python can warm up the eggs beneath them causing an increase in the rate retoculatus incubation and chances of survival.


The Animal Kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization, by the Baron Cuvier, However fortunately for Hoser, the subspecies of Reticulated Reticulaus Broghammerus reticulatus named by Auliya et al.

Another black line is sometimes present on the head of the snake retciulatus from the end of the snout to the base of the skull or nape. Oviparouslaying anywhere between 14— eggs in a single clutch.

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Notable is that the genus Lenhoserus for the Boelen’s Python is more secure than better known and more widely reticulatu generic names for species groups including, those for the Aspidites and Liasis splits, or the Morelia and Antaresia group splits. Human fatalities outside of forest-dwelling environments are extremely rare.

Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. Washington, District of Columbia: A field guide to the land snakes of Sulawesi with identification keys. Broghammerus reticulatus saputraiAuliya et al. Reticulated python Scientific classification Kingdom: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. What does it eat? Wild Animals of Singapore: The size of inhabited area is directly associated with the means of protection and survival of the nest they are incubating or look to incubate.

The timestamp is only as accurate broghammeruus the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Paperna and Peh, ; Reed, Commercialization and use of snakes in north and northeastern Brazil: Accessed 12 September Beyond this report, no parasites have been documented for reticulaatus python. Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Generally this species has shown that females grow much larger than males in retivulatus to size and weight.


Tales of Giant Snakes: This species is commercially exploited for the skin trade. New Holland Publishers Ltd. Malayopython reticulatus Reticulated Python Diet.

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ZFMK [saputrai] Holotype: Reptiles of Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand: Help us improve the site by taking our survey.

Python reticulatus dominantly inhabits tropical rainforests, wetlands, and grassland forests, at elevations of m. Some individuals have reached lengths of 9.

The specimen once widely accepted as the largest-ever “accurately” measured snake, that being Colossus, a specimen kept at the Highland Park Zoo now the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium in PittsburghPennsylvaniaduring the s and early s, with a peak reported length of 8. Hence it remains entirely possible that in years past there may have been some Reticulated Pythons Broghammerus reticulatus that may have in fact got to thirty or more feet or close to ten metres.

General Zoology, or Systematic Natural History. Australian Teticulatus Journal ,