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Reptilia > Squamata > Serpentes > Pythonoidea > Pythonidae > Python

Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 – Burmese Rock Python

Taxonomic Notes:

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


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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).

References:

Reptilia > Squamata > Serpentes > Pythonoidea > Pythonidae > Python


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2021. Python bivittatus Kuhl, 1820 – Burmese Rock Python. Kamdar, A., A, Jangid, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.26. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianreptiles.org/sp/173/Python-bivittatus
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