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Wooroonooran National Park, Queensland
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Morelia: unknown, but possibly after the town in Mexico.
kinghorni: "in honor of Mr. J. Roy Kinghorn, in recognition of his notable work on the Australian snakes."1 - Stull, O.G. (1933). Two new subspecies of the family Boidae. Occasional Papers Of The Museum Of Zoology University Of Michigan, 267:1-4.
Australian scrub python
Liasis amethistina kinghorni
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