florida Early Detection Network

Burmese python

Python molurus ssp. bivittatus Kuhl, 1820

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Record ID

Location Information

Habitat
Right-of-Way
Locality
Okeechobee, Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital 2949 State Road 70
Location
Okeechobee County, Florida, United States
Coordinates
National Ownership
Private Landowner*
Site Name
Okeechobee Veterinary Clinic
Florida Location Id
3839

Infestation Information

Infestation Status
Positive

Reporter Information

Reporter
Daniel Culbert , UF/IFAS Okeechobee Extension Service
Observation Date
July 30, 2009
Year Accuracy
Actual
Date Entered
August 03, 2009
Date Updated
January 04, 2012
Identified By
Okeechobee Animal Control officer
Fwc Observation Id
8506
Source Type
Web Report

Species Information

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

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

Anonymous, Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital

Anonymous, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Anonymous, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Anonymous, Okeechobee Veterinary Hospital