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Broghammerus timoriensis (PETERS, 1876)

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Higher TaxaPythonidae, Henophidia, Pythonoidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Timor Python
G: Timor-Python 
SynonymLiasis amethystinus var. timoriensis PETERS 1876: 533 (non MÛLLER 1843)
Liasis petersii HUBRECHT 1879: 17
Python timorensis — BOULENGER 1893: 85
Python timorensis — DE ROOIJ 1917: 25
Morelia timoriensis — KLUGE 1993
Python timoriensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 181
Austroliasis timorensis – HOSER 2000
Australiasis timorensis – HOSER 2004
Python timorensis – HENDERSON & POWELL 2007
Broghammerus timoriensis — RAWLINGS et al. 2008
Broghammerus timoriensis — SCHLEIP & O’SHEA 2010 
DistributionIndonesia (Timor ?, Flores, Lomblen)

Type locality: “Kupang (Timor)”
Type locality: Larantuka, Flores [HUBRECHT 1879]  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 8927
Holotype: RMNH 517 [HUBRECHT 1879] 
CommentReports from Timor are actually doubtful (SCHLEIP & O’SHEA 2010). 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Brongersma,L.D. 1968. Proposal to Suppress Python timorensis MÜLLER, 1844, and Python timoriensis MÜLLER, 1857, and to Add Python timoriensis (PETERS, 1876) to the Official List (Reptilia, Serpentes, Boidae). Z. N. (S.) 1834. Bull. zool. Nomencl., London, 25: 55-59.
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S.
  • Franz, V. 2003. Pythons of the World. Reptilia (GB) (27): 16-23 - get paper here
  • Hubrecht, A.A.W., 1879. On a new genus and species of Pythonidae from Salwatti. Notes from the Leyden Museum 1: 14—15. - get paper here
  • McDiarmid,R.W.; Campbell,J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Mertens, R. 1930. Die Amphibien und Reptilien der Inseln Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa und Flores. Senck. Naturf. Gesell., Frankfurt am Main, Abhandl. 42(3): 117-344.
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1876. Über die von S. M. S. Gazelle mitgebrachten Amphibien. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1876 (August):528-535 - get paper here
  • Schleip, Wulf D & O’Shea, M. 2010. Annotated checklist of the recent and extinct pythons (Serpentes, Pythonidae), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy, and distribution. ZooKeys 66 (2010) : 29-79 - get paper here
 
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