04/05/13 CALL FOR DATA!!! Pythons of Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Continental Asia

From Dave and Tracy Barker

REQUEST FOR DATA!

Email all questions about DATA and any comments regarding the descriptions below to Tracy at: tbarker@beecreek.net

This is the information we need for our CALL FOR DATA!!!

THE SPECIES INCLUDE  Pythons of Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Continental Asia

A list of the current status of python

Spotted python  Antaresia maculosa  [NEW GUINEA SPECIMENS ONLY… 

Papuan python  Apodora papuana  

Ringed python  Bothrochilus boa  

Northern whitelip python  Leiopython albertisii  

Wau whitelip python  Leiopython bennettorum 

Biak whitelip python  Leiopython biakensis 

Karimui Basin whitelip python  Leiopython fredparkeri 

Southern whitelip python  Leiopython hoserae 

Huon Peninsula whitelip python  Leiopython huonensis 

Water python  Liasis fuscus  [NEW GUINEA SPECIMENS ONLY…  

Freckled python  Liasis mackloti 

Wetar python  Liasis dunni 

Savu python Liasis savuensis 

Amethystine python  Morelia amethistina 

Northern green python  Morelia azureus 

Black python  Morelia boeleni 

Southern Moluccan python  Morelia clastolepis 

Tanimbar python  Morelia nauta 

New Guinea carpet python  Morelia spilota variegata 

Halmahera python  Morelia tracyae 

Southern green python  Morelia viridis 

Burmese python  Python bivittatus bivittatus 

Sulawesi Burmese python  Python bivittatus progshai 

Borneo python  Python breitensteini  [needed for second book]

Blood python  Python brongersmai [needed for second book]

Sumatran python  Python curtus  [needed for second book]

Mon python  Python kyaiktiyo  [needed for second book]

Indian python  Python molurus molurus 

Sri Lanka python  Python molurus pimbura 

Reticulated python  Python reticulatus reticulatus 

Tanahjampea reticulated python  Python reticulatus jampeanus 

Selayar reticulated python  Python reticulatus saputrai 

Lesser Sundas python  Python timoriensis

Email all requests for EXCEL data sheets and any questions and comments regarding the data sets requested and descriptions below as well as data to Tracy at: tbarker@beecreek.net

If you don't have a computer or don't want to put your data on your computer but have copies of data sheets and you want to mail those copies send with your return address to: VPI PO Box 300 Boerne, TX 78006

If you specialize in breeding of pythons in captivity we are looking for data! We are creating a database for these species for a separate project. Please help us complete our overall compilation of information on the captive breeding of the Python species of the world.

This is the time to get credit for all of your hard work. There will be numerous data charts and individual contributions to these charts will be acknowledged.

NAME

BUSINESS NAME

WEBSITE

EMAIL

PHONE

ADDRESS

SPECIES

CLUTCH NUMBER FOR FEMALE (MEANING 1ST, 2ND ETC)

INCUBATION METHOD (ARTIFICIAL/MATERNAL)

TEMPERATURE (F/C) FROM BREEDING THROUGH EGG LAYING (F/C)

INCUBATION TEMPERATURE (F/C)

CLUTCH SIZE

CLUTCH WEIGHT (G)

# FERTILE EGGS IN CLUTCH

EGG WEIGHT SINGLE EGGS (G), GROUPS OF EGGS (# AND G TOTAL)

EGG LENGTH (MM) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL LENGTHS)
 

EGG DIAMETER (MM) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL DIAMETERS)

HATCHLING WEIGHT (G) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL WEIGHTS)

HATCHLING LENGTH (CM) (LIST OF INDIVIDUAL LENGTHS)

FEMALE STATUS WC/ORIGIN OR CH/ORIGIN

FEMALE AGE

FEMALE WEIGHT (G)

FEMALE LENGTH (CM)

MALE STATUS WC OR CH

MALE AGE

MALE WEIGHT (G)

MALE LENGTH (CM)

COPULATION DATES

PERIOD BETWEEN LAST OBSERVED COPULATION AND OVULATION

PERIOD BETWEEN OVULATION AND PRELAY SHED

PERIOD BETWEEN PRELAY SHED AND EGG DEPOSITION

PERIOD BETWEEN LAST OBSERVED COPULATION AND EGG DEPOSITION

PERIOD BETWEEN OVULATION AND EGG DEPOSITION

PERIOD BETWEEN EGG DEPOSITION AND HATCHING

CALENDAR PERIOD OF EGG DEPOSITION (EXAMPLE ALL EGGS WERE LAID JAN 3-DECEMBER 15 OF A SINGLE YEAR)

MISC NOTES ON BREEDING, MATERNAL AND ARTIFICIAL INCUBATION ETC.

GROWTH CHARTS (WEIGHT/LENGTH/SHEDS/DATES)

BEHAVIORS

??? SURELY WE HAVE FORGOTTEN THE OBVIOUS, WE AREN'T GETTING ANY YOUNGER, SO PLEASE EMAIL US WHAT THESE ARE!!

 

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