Python regius

Python regius (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Henophidia
Superfamilia: Booidea
Familia: Boidae
Subfamilia: Pythoninae
Genus: Python
Species: Python regius

Name

Python regius (Shaw, 1802)

Type locality: "Gambia"

Holotype: BMNH IV 3. 3a.

Synonyms

* Boa Regia Shaw, 1802: 347
* Python Belii Gray, 1842: 44
* Python regius — Duméril & Bibron, 1844: 412
* Python regius — Boulenger, 1893: 88
* Python regius — Schmidt, 1923: 55
* Python regius — McDiarmid, Campbell & Touré, 1999: 179
* Shireenhoserus regius — Hoser, 2004

References

* Shaw, G. 1802. General Zoology, or Systematic Natural History. Vol.3, part 1 + 2. G. Kearsley, Thomas Davison, London: 313-615
* Austin, James D.;Gregory, Patrick T. 1999. Relative roles of thermal and chemical cues in the investigative behavior of prey in colubrid (Elaphe guttata and Lampropeltis getulus) and Boid (Python regius) snakes Herpetological Natural History 6 (1): 47-50 [1998]
* Kölpin, T. 2007. Anschaffung von Königspythons (Python regius). Reptilia (Münster) 12 (1): 87-89
* Python regius (Shaw, 1802) Report on ITIS
* Python regius at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 Jule 2009.

Vernacular Name
Deutsch: Königspython
English: Ball python
日本語: ボールニシキヘビ
Polski: Pyton królewski
Türkçe: Top piton
中文: 球蟒

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