florida Early Detection Network

Burmese python

Python molurus ssp. bivittatus Kuhl, 1820

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Record ID

Reporter Information
Reporter
Daniel Culbert UF/IFAS Okeechobee Extension Service
Observation Date
30 July 2009
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
03 August 2009
Date Updated
04 January 2012
Identified By
Okeechobee Animal Control officer
Fwc Observation Id
8506
Source Type
Web Report
Year Accuracy
Actual
Species Information
Common Name
Burmese python
Scientific Name
Python molurus ssp. bivittatus
Herbarium
Florida Museum of Natural History Herpetology Collection
Herbarium Record
Record ID:UF 155673
Reference
D. Culbert, University of Florida Okeechobee Extension Service, personal communication
Verification and Review
Verification Method
Voucher Photographs
Identification Credibility
Verified
Reviewed
Verified
Infestation Information
Eradication Status
Positive
Location Information
Habitat
Right-of-Way
Locality
Okeechobee, Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital 2949 State Road 70
Location
Florida, Okeechobee County
National Ownership
PVLA
Site Name
Okeechobee Veterinary Clinic
Florida Location Id
3839
Survey Information
Data Type
Point Record
Method
GoogleEarth 4.2.x
Precision
Accurate
Datum
WGS84
Comments
Snake euthanized by Dr. James Harvey. Additional photos on-line at http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu/News%20columns/0709Snake.htm. A short video of necropsy is also available on request.
Other
Photo By:
Anonymous, Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital
Photo By:
Anonymous, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Photo By:
Anonymous, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Photo By:
Anonymous, Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital