Morelia Gray 1842 (python)

Reptilia - Squamata - Pythonidae

Synonym: Montypythonoides Smith and Plane 1985

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1842. Synopsis of the species of prehensile-tailed Snakes, or the Family Boidae. The Zoological Miscellany 1842(March):41-46

Parent taxon: Pythoninae according to J. D. Scanlon 2001

See also Gray 1842 and Smith and Plane 1985

Sister taxa: Liasis, Python

Subtaxa: Morelia riversleighensis Morelia spilota

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (11 collections)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 12 collections including 15 occurrences

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