Morelia (ICZN)

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Morelia (ICZN)


Taxonavigation: Booidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Booidea

Familia: Boidae
Subfamilia: Pythoninae
Genus: Morelia
Species (13-14): M. amethistina - M. azurea - M. boeleni - M. bredli - M. carinata - M. clastolepis - M. kinghorni - M. nauta - M. oenpelliensis - M. spilota - M. tracyae - M. viridis - †M. riversleighensis - ?M. mippughae


  • Morelia Gray, 1842



  • Hoser, R. 2009: Creationism and contrived science: a review of recent python systematics papers and the resolution of issues of taxonomy and nomenclature. Australasian journal of herpetology, 2: 1–34. PDF
  • Schleip, W.D.; O'Shea, M. 2010: Annotated checklist of the recent and extinct pythons (Serpentes, Pythonidae), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy, and distribution. ZooKeys, 66: 29–79. ISSN: 1313-2970 (online) ISSN: 1313-2989 (print) doi: 10.3897/zookeys.66.683
  • Kaiser, H., Crother, B.I., Kelly, C.M.R., Luiselli, L., O'Shea, M., Ota, H., Passos, P., Schleip, W. & Wüster, W. 2013: Best practices: in the 21st century, taxonomic decisions in herpetology are acceptable only when supported by a body of evidence and published via peer-review. Herpetological Review, 44: 8–23. [1]

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Rautenpythons
日本語: オマキニシキヘビ属
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