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Morelia Gray 1842 (python)

Reptilia - Squamata - Pythonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251582

Synonym: Montypythonoides Smith and Plane 1985 (taxon 269365)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1842. Synopsis of the species of prehensile-tailed Snakes, or the Family Boidae. The Zoological Miscellany 1842(March):41-46

Parent taxon: Pythoninae according to J. D. Scanlon 2001

Sister taxa: Liasis, Python

Subtaxa: Morelia riversleighensis, Morelia spilota

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore