New reptile species described in 1807
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Back to menu   Chronology of species descriptions of the reptiles of the world (since 1758)


Crocodylia (Crocodilians): Alligatoridae (Alligators and Caimans)

Paleosuchus palpebrosus

Cayenne Dwarf Caiman

1807 Crocodilus palpebrosus Cuvier

Crocodylia (Crocodilians): Crocodylidae (Crocodiles)

Crocodylus acutus

American Crocodile

1807 Crocodilus acutus Cuvier


Crocodylus rhombifer

Cuban Crocodile

1807 Crocodilus rhombifer Cuvier


Crocodylus suchus

West African Crocodile

1807 Crocodilus suchus Geoffroy

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Phrynocephalus scutellatus

Grey Toad-headed Agama

1807 Agame scutellata Olivier [incorrect original spelling]

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Fowlea melanzostus

Southern Keelback

1807 Coluber Melanzostus Gravenhorst