Python bivittatus
Python bivittatus
(Burmese Python)
Reptiles-Snakes
Exotic

Impact ID4736
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionBurmese pythons are host to parasitic pentastome (Raillietiella orientalis) in their native range, and have introduced it to Florida where it has infected native snakes.
Reference35725
Notes 
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationFlorida

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2022].

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