Black-headed Python - Aspidites melanocephalus

Black-headed Python

Aspidites melanocephalus

Family: Pythonidae (Python family, about 26 species in the world)

Size: About 2.6 metres

Distribution: Northern parts of Australia, as south as the border where SA meets NT and QLD.

Habitat: Not found in the really dry arid regions.

References: Wilson and Swan.

About the Black-headed Python

The Black-headed Python has a very disctinctive black head, neck and throat. The body and tail are cream, brown, or reddish-brown with darker bands.

Black-headed Python - Aspidites melanocephalus
Photo: Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney NSW. High Resolution 3008 x 2000.

Black-headed Python - Aspidites melanocephalus
Distribution of Black-headed Python: Image by Nrg800 at Wikipedia.

See Also

Australian Mammals
Australian Birds
Australian Frogs
Australian Fish
Australian Spiders and Their Faces
Australian Wild Plant Foods

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