Karimui Basin whitelip python

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Karimui Basin whitelip python
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Pythonidae
Genus: Bothrochilus
Species: B. fredparkeri
Binomial name
Bothrochilus fredparkeri
Schleip, 2008
Synonyms[1]
  • Leiopython fredparkeri
    Schleip, 2008}
  • Leiopython fredparkeri
    Wallach, 2014

The Karimui Basin whitelip python (Bothrochilus fredparkeri) is a species of snake in the family Pythonidae.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, fredparkeri, is in honor of Australian naturalist Fred Parker (born 1941).[2]

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in Papua New Guinea.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Species Bothrochilus fredparkeri at The Reptile Database
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Leiopython fredparkeri, p. 94; "Parker, F.", p. 200).

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