Black-headed Python (Aspidites meloncephalus)

​​​Assessment Summary

The Technical Assessment Panel (TAP)  assessed the Black-headed python (Aspidites meloncephalus) as being moderately dangerous to humans, having a low establishment risk with a low consequence of establishment and a low quantitative consequence.

Consequently, the TAP assessment concluded that the risk posed by importing Black-headed python (Aspidites meloncephalus) into Tasmania is moderate and only for import by those licence holders approved for keeping moderate threat species.

Assessment Documentation

  Black-headed Python Risk Assessment   (509Kb)


 

Contact
Wildlife Management Branch
134 Macquarie Street
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au


 

Contact

Wildlife Management Branch
Level 8, 59 Liverpool St
GPO Box 44
HOBART TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Email: wildlife.reception@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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