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  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Fyfe, Greg. 1990. Notes on the central carpet python Morelia spilota bredli. Herpetofauna (Sydney) 20 (2): 11-14.
  • Gow G F. 1981. A new species of Python from central Australia. AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF HERPETOLOGY 1 (1): 29-34
  • Gow G F. 1981. A new species of Python from central Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology 1 (1): 29-34.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. xi + 511
  • McDiarmid,R.W.; Campbell,J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Mense, M. 2004. A Review of the Australo-Papuan Carpet Python complex (Morelia bredli, Morelia carinata and Morelia spilota), with a key to the species. Litteratura Serpentium 24 (4): 178-204.
  • Mense, M. 2006. Rautenpythons - Morelia bredli, Morelia carinata und der Morelia-spilota-komplex. Natur und Tier Verlag, Münster, 207 pp.
  • Mense, Mark. 2010. Welche Schlange für mich?. Reptilia 15 (86): 51-56.
  • Schleip, Wulf D & O’Shea, M. 2010. Annotated checklist of the recent and extinct pythons (Serpentes, Pythonidae), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy, and distribution. ZooKeys.
  • Winchell, S. 2009. Pythons Australiens. Reptilia (Münster) 14 (5): 16-27.


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