Eastern Carpet Python (subspecies: Morelia spilota mcdowelli) in Mebbin NP (Gaia Guide)
Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Eastern Carpet Python

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©Lyndie Malan: Hatchlings
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Boidae
Genus Morelia
Subspecies Morelia spilota mcdowelli



Distinguishing features

The scales along the lower jaw are pitted. olive brown with darker blotches and stripes. the pattern and colour are variable. midbody scales in 40-60 rows. single anal scale subcaudal scales divided. most of the head scales are small. beadlike and arranged irregularly. (Wikipedia)


  • Up to 350 cm (Length of specimen)



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