New reptile species described in 1790
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Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Amphibolurus muricatus

Jacky Lizard

1790 Lacerta muricata Shaw

Sauria (Lizards): Carphodactylidae (Southern Padless Geckos)

Phyllurus platurus

Southern Broad-tailed Gecko

1790 Lacerta platura Shaw

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Ctenotus taeniolatus

Copper-tailed Skink

1790 Lacerta taeniolata White (ex Shaw)


Tiliqua scincoides

Common Blue-tongued Skink

1790 Lacerta scincoides Hunter

Sauria (Lizards): Varanidae (Monitor Lizards)

Varanus varius

Lace Monitor

1790 Lacerta varia White

Serpentes (Snakes): Elapidae_1 (Cobras, Mambas, etc.)

Hemachatus haemachates

Ring-necked Spitting Cobra

1790 Coluber haemachates Bonnaterre

Serpentes (Snakes): Lamprophiidae (House Snakes, etc.)

Langaha madagascariensis

Common Leaf-nosed Snake*

1790 Langaha madagascariensis Bonnaterre

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Bothrops lanceolatus

Martinique Lancehead

1790 Coluber lanceolatus Bonnaterre