This page is a full list of books, academic papers and articles referenced on this website.


Ross, Richard A, Marzec, Gerald, The Reproductive Husbandry of Pythons and Boas, Institute for Herpetological Research, 1990.


Barker, David G, Barker Tracy M, Pythons of the World Vol 1, Advanced vivarium systems, 1994.


Julander Justin, Philip, Terry, Green Tree Pythons (Natural history and captive maintenance),
Justin Julander, 2017.


Barker, David G, Barker Tracy M, Pythons of the World Vol III, VPI Library, 2018.


Vosjoli, Philippe de, The Art of Keeping Snakes, Advanced vivarium systems, 2004.


Mutton, Nick, Julander, Justin, The Complete Carpet Python, ECO Herpitological publishing, 2011.


Lillywhite, Harvey B, How Snakes Work, Oxford university press 2014.


Maxwell, Greg, The more Complete Chondro, ECO Herpitological publishing, 2005.


Mattison, Chris, A-Z of snake keeping, Merehurst, 1991.


Greene, Harry W, Snakes (The evolution of mystery in nature), University of California press, 1997.


Julander, Justin, Mutton, Nick, Birch, Peter, The Complete Children's Python, ECO Herpitological publishing, 2013.


Mehrtens, John M, Living Snakes of the World, Sterling Publishing Company, 1987.

Academic papers and aricles.

Natusch, D.J.D., Esquerré, D., Lyons, J.A., Hamidy, A., Lemmon, A.R., Moriarty
Lemmon, E., Riyanto, A., Scott Keogh, J., Donnellan, S.,
2020, Phylogenomics, biogeography and taxonomic revision of New Guinean pythons (Pythonidae, Leiopython) harvested for international trade.

Daniel J.D Natusch et al, 2019, Species delimitation and systematics of the green pythons (Morelia viridis complex) of melanesia and Australia.


David Wilson, Robert Heinsohn, Sarah Legge, 2006, Age- and sex-related differences in the spatial ecology of a dichromatic tropical python (Morelia viridis)


Trooper Walsh, 1997, Husbandry and Breeding of Chondropython Viridis.


David Wilson, Robert Heinsohn and John A Endler, 2007, The adaptive significance of ontogenetic colour change in a tropical python.


R. SHINE et al, 1998, The influence of sex and body size on food habits of a giant tropical snake, Python reticulatus.


Wulf D. Schleip, Mark O’Shea, 2010, Annotated checklist of the recent and extinct pythons
(Serpentes, Pythonidae), with notes on nomenclature, taxonomy, and distribution


R. Graham Reynolds, Matthew L. Niemiller, Liam J. Revell, 2013, Toward a Tree-of-Life for the boas and pythons: Multilocus species-level phylogeny with unprecedented taxon sampling.


J. Matthias Starck, Kathleen Beese, 2001, Structural flexibility of the intestine of Burmese Python in response to feeding.


Richard Shine, 2006, Life-history evolution in reptiles.


Daniel J. D. Natusch, Jessica A. Lyons, 2012, Ecological attributes and trade of white-lipped pythons (Genus Leiopython) in Indonesian New Guinea.


Wulf D. Schleip, 2008, Revision of the Genus Leiopython Hubrecht 1879(Serpentes: Pythonidae) with the Redescription of Taxa RecentlyDescribed by Hoser (2000) and the Description of New Species.


Lesley H. Rawlingsa, Stephen C. Donnellan, 2003, Phylogeographic analysis of the green python, Morelia viridis, reveals cryptic diversity.


Lesley H. Rawlings, Stephen C. Donnellan, 2003, Phylogeographic analysis of the green python, Morelia viridis, reveals cryptic diversity.


Daniel Natusch, 2010, The Distribution of the Green Python (Morelia viridis) in Australia.


Lesley H Rawlings et al, 2007, Python phylogenetics: inference from morphology and mitochondrial DNA.

Jessica A. Lyons, Daniel J.D. Natusch, 2011, Wildlife laundering through breeding farms: Illegal harvest, population declines and a means of regulating the trade of green pythons (Morelia viridis) from Indonesia.


OShea, 1998, Pythons of Paradise, Bismarck ringed python.


Other sources, Links.

Catalogue of Life,

The Reptile Database,