This is a smaller species than Austroliasis amethistina and replaces it on the island of Timor. It is endemic to Timor. The snakes assigned to this species from the nearby Islands including Flores are not known to this author. Further investigation of these snakes is warranted.
Ross and Marzec (1990) have published further details about A. timorensis, including its breeding in captivity.
The above was from the paper - A revision of the Australiasian Pythons.
(Originally published in Ophidia Review 1(1) in "Autumn" 2000 - (Publication date: October 2000), pp. 7-27).
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