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Liasis olivaceus GRAY, 1842

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Higher TaxaPythonidae, Henophidia, Pythonoidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesLiasis olivaceus olivaceus GRAY 1842
Liasis olivaceus barroni SMITH 1981 
Common NamesE: Olive Python
G: Olivfarbener Python, Olivpython 
SynonymLiasis olivaceus GRAY 1842: 45
Liasis olivaceus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1844: 442
Liasis olivaceus — BOULENGER 1893: 79
Liasis (Lisalia) olivaceus — GRAY 1849
Bothrochilus olivaceus — COGGER et al. 1983: 204
Lisalia olivaceus — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984 (fide McDIARMID et al.)
Liasis olivaceus — KLUGE 1993
Morelia olivacea — WELCH 1994
Liasis olivaceus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 169
Liasis olivaceus — COGGER 2000: 608
Liasis olivaceus — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Liasis olivaceus — REYNOLDS et al. 2014
Liasis olivaceus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 383

Liasis olivaceus barroni SMITH 1981
Liasis olivaceus barroni SMITH 1981
Lisalia barroni — WELLS & WELLINGTON 1984
Liasis olivaceus barroni — BARKER & BARKER 1994 
DistributionAustralia (North Territory, Queensland, West Australia)

Type locality: Port Essington, NT, Australia Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.1.56 
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References
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  • Barker, David B. & Barker, Tracy M. 1994. Pythons of the World Volume I. Australia. AVS, Lakeside, CA, xviii + 171 pp.
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Duméril, A. M. C. and G. Bibron. 1844. Erpetologie Générale ou Histoire Naturelle Complete des Reptiles. Vol.6. Libr. Encyclopédique Roret, Paris, 609 pp. - get paper here
  • Franz, V. 2003. Pythons of the World. Reptilia (GB) (27): 16-23 - get paper here
  • Gray, J. E. 1842. Synopsis of the species of prehensile-tailed snakes, or family Boidae. Zoological Miscellany 2: 41-46
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Reynolds, R. Graham; Matthew L. Niemiller, Liam J. Revell 2014. Toward a Tree-of-Life for the boas and pythons: Multilocus species-level phylogeny with unprecedented taxon sampling. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 71: 201–213 [published online in 2013] - get paper here
  • Smith L A 1981. A revision of the python genera Aspidites and Python (Serpentes: Boidae) in Western Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 9 (2): 211-226 - get paper here
  • Smith, L.A. 1981. A revision of the Liasis olivaceus species-group (Serpentes: Boidae) in Western Australia. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 9 (2): 227-233 - get paper here
  • Somaweera, R. 2009. Snakes of Darwin. Poster, University of Sydney
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
  • Winchell, S. 2009. Pythons Australiens. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (79): 16-27 - get paper here
 
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