PaleoDB taxon number: 288562
Full reference: J. D. Scanlon and B.S. Mackness. 2002. A new giant python from the Pliocene Bluff Downs Local Fauna of Northeastern Queensland. Alcheringa 25:425-437
Sister taxon: Liasis olivacea
Type specimen: QMF 9132, a set of vertebrae (a single mid-trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Bluff Downs station, Main Quarry, which is in a Pliocene fluvial-lacustrine siliciclastic in the Allingham Formation of Australia.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore