New reptile species described in 1817
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Back to menu   Chronology of species descriptions of the reptiles of the world (since 1758)


Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Typhlosaurus caecus

Yellow Blind Legless Skink

1817 Acontias caecus Cuvier

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

Micrurus surinamensis

Amazonian Aquatic Coral Snake

1817 Elaps surinamensis Cuvier

Testudines (Turtles): Emydidae (Western Pond Turtles)

Graptemys geographica

Northern Map Turtle

1817 Testudo geographica Le Sueur