Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 - Burmese Rock Python

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

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Python bivittatus - Burmese Rock Python


Type Locality: Java
Rare, known to be occurred in North-eastern India, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand states (Nawab & Srivastava, 2008; Stuart et al., 2012; Joshi & Singh, 2015; Yadav et al., 2017). The species can be found in forest areas, mangrove forests, rainforests, grasslands, marshes, streams, rivers, and wet rocky areas. The populations of the species have assessed as “declining” in the status (Stuart et al., 2012). 

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).
 

The population of the species has declined due to traditional medicine, pet trade and habitat degradation (Stuart et al., 2012).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga2
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total112

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 – Burmese Rock Python. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/python-bivittatus, accessed 2024/02/27.