New reptile species described in 1787
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Serpentes (Snakes): Acrochordidae (Australasian File Snakes)

Acrochordus javanicus

Java File Snake

1787 Acrochordus javanicus Hornstedt

Testudines (Turtles): Testudinidae (Tortoises)

Homopus areolatus

Common Padloper

1787 Testudo areolata Thunberg