New reptile species described in 1801
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Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Bipedidae (Two-legged Worm Lizards)

Bipes canaliculatus

Four-toed Worm Lizard

1801 Bipes canaliculatus Latreille in Sonnini & Latreille

Crocodylia (Crocodilians): Alligatoridae (Alligators and Caimans)

Caiman latirostris

Broad-snouted Caiman

1801 Crocodilus latirostris Daudin


Caiman yacare

Paraguayan Caiman

1801 Crocodilus yacare Daudin


Paleosuchus trigonatus

Northwestern Dwarf Caiman

1801 Crocodilus trigonatus Schneider

Crocodylia (Crocodilians): Crocodylidae (Crocodiles)

Crocodylus porosus

Saltwater Crocodile

1801 Crocodilus porosus Schneider


Crocodylus siamensis

Siamese Freshwater Crocodile

1801 Crocodilus siamensis Schneider

Sauria (Lizards): Phrynosomatidae (North American Lesser Iguanas)

Sceloporus undulatus

Eastern Fence Lizard

1801 Stellio undulatus Bosc & Daudin in Sonnini & Latreille

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Barkudia melanosticta

Black-spotted Limbless Skink*

1801 Anguis melanosticta Schneider


Eutropis carinata

Brahminy Skink

1801 Scincus carinatus Schneider


Plestiodon laticeps

North American Broad-headed Skink

1801 Scincus laticeps Schneider


Tiliqua gigas

Giant Blue-tongued Skink

1801 Scincus gigas Schneider

Serpentes (Snakes): Boidae (Typical Boas)

Candoia carinata

Pacific Tree Boa

1801 Boa carinata Schneider


Eryx conicus

Common Sand Boa

1801 Boa Conica Schneider


Eryx johnii

Red Sand Boa

1801 Boa Johnii Russell

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Oligodon octolineatus

Eight-lined Kukri Snake

1801 Elaps octolineatus Schneider


Pseudoboa coronata

Black-headed Scarlet Snake

1801 Pseudoboa coronata Schneider

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

Bungarus caeruleus

Blue Krait

1801 Pseudoboa caerulea Schneider


Bungarus fasciatus

Banded Krait

1801 Pseudoboa Fasciata Schneider

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Siagonodon septemstriatus

Eastern Seven-lined Thread Snake*

1801 Anguis septem-striatus Schneider

Serpentes (Snakes): Pythonidae (Pythons)

Malayopython reticulatus

Reticulated Python

1801 Boa Reticulata Schneider


Simalia amethistina

Amethystine Python

1801 Boa Amethistina Schneider

Serpentes (Snakes): Uropeltidae (Shield-tailed Snakes)

Rhinophis oxyrynchus

Sharp-nosed Shieldtail*

1801 Anguis oxyrynchus Schneider

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Crotalus simus

Central American Rattlesnake

1801 Crotalus simus Latreille in Sonnini & Latreille


Echis carinatus

Common Carpet Viper

1801 Pseudoboa carinata Schneider

Testudines (Turtles): Emydidae (Western Pond Turtles)

Deirochelys reticularia

Chicken Turtle

1801 Testudo reticularia Latreille


Glyptemys muhlenbergii

Bog Turtle

1801 Testudo muhlenbergii Schoepff

Testudines (Turtles): Geoemydidae (Eastern Pond Turtles)

Cuora amboinensis

Southeast Asian Box Turtle

1801 Testudo amboinensis Daudin

Testudines (Turtles): Kinosternidae (American Mud and Musk Turtles)

Sternotherus odoratus

Common Musk Turtle

1801 Testudo odorata Latreille in Sonnini & Latreille [nomen conservandum (ICZN 1989: Opinion 1534)]