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Ball Python
Python regius (Shaw, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Boidae - boas and pythons »  genus Python - pythons

Scientific synonyms

Boa regia Shaw, 1802
Enygrus regius Wagler, 1830
Cenchris regia Gray, 1831
Hortulia regia Gray, 1849
Shireenhoserus regius Hoser, 2004
Shireenhoserus regia
Shereenhoserus regia
Python bellii Gray, 1842

Other names

= Royal Python

Least Concern LC

Images

Python regius - Ball Python

Author: Jan Havlík

Python regius - Ball Python

Author: Jan Havlík

Python regius - Ball Python

Author: Martin Antoš

Python regius - Ball Python

forma Piebald

Author: Lubomír Klátil

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Distribution

Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, SW Niger (near the border of Benin), Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, N Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Mali, Uganda, Sudan

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