- Common names: Bredl's python, Centralian python, Centralian carpet python, central Australian carpet python, bredls carpet python, central Australian bredls carpet python and the central bredls carpet python.
Named after its founder Josef Bredl father of Robert Harold Bredl The BareFoot Bushman. This is a heavily-built species with adults approaching or exceeding 2 metres or 6ft 5 inches in length. Many captive specimens have been recorded at 3 metres or 9ft 9 inches and slightly above. The color pattern consists of a brown-to-reddish ground color with a highly variable pattern of pale intrusions. There are normally black borders around the intrusions that become more extensive around the tail. The belly is yellowish to pale cream.
Prefers very arid desert areas. Normally arboreal inhabiting ranges and rocky outcrops.
- ^ a b McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
- ^ "Morelia bredli". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=634777. Retrieved 11 September 2007.
- ^ Centralian Carpet Python, Morelia spilota bredli at the Snake Ranch. Accessed 11 April 2008.