Review of the reticulated python (Python reticulatus Schneider, 1801) with the description of new subspecies from Indonesia

@article{Auliya2002ReviewOT,
  title={Review of the reticulated python (Python reticulatus Schneider, 1801) with the description of new subspecies from Indonesia},
  author={Mark Auliya and Patrick Mausfeld and Andreas Schmitz and Wolfgang B{\"o}hme},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2002},
  volume={89},
  pages={201-213}
}
Abstract. The geographically widespread Python reticulatus, the world's longest snake, has been largely neglected by taxonomists. Dwarfed individuals from Tanahjampea Island, Indonesia, differ strikingly in morphology. Phylogenetic relationships were analyzed using a 345-bp fragment of the cytochrome b gene for 12 specimens from different populations. Both genetic differences and morphological characters distinctly revealed two taxonomic subunits. The island populations of Tanahjampea and… 
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