New reptile species described in 1825
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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)

Melanosuchus niger

Black Caiman

1825 Caiman niger Spix

Crocodylia (Crocodilians): Crocodylidae (Crocodiles)

Mecistops cataphractus

West African Slender-snouted Crocodile

1825 Crocodilus cataphractus Cuvier

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Chlamydosaurus kingii

Frilled Lizard

1825 Clamydosaurus kingii Gray [error typographicus]


Uromastyx acanthinura

North African Spiny-tailed Agama

1825 Uromastyx acanthinurus Bell

Sauria (Lizards): Anguidae (Slowworms, etc.)

Ophiodes striatus

Dark-striped Glass Lizard*

1825 Pygopus striatus Spix

Sauria (Lizards): Carphodactylidae (Southern Padless Geckos)

Underwoodisaurus milii

Thick-tailed Barking Gecko*

1825 Phyllurus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Phelsuma ornata

Ornate Day Gecko

1825 Phelsuma ornatum Gray

Sauria (Lizards): Gymnophthalmidae (Scaly-tongued Spectacled Tejus)

Heterodactylus imbricatus

Rio de Janeiro Spectacled Teju*

1825 Heterodactylus imbricatus Spix


Leposoma scincoides

Skink-like Root Lizard*

1825 Leposoma scincoides Spix

Sauria (Lizards): Iguanidae (Greater Iguanas)

Amblyrhynchus cristatus

Marine Iguana

1825 Amblyrhynchus cristatus Bell

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

Phrynosoma cornutum

Texas Horned Lizard

1825 Agama cornuta Harlan

Sauria (Lizards): Phyllodactylidae (Leaf-toed Geckos)

Gymnodactylus geckoides

Northeast Brazilian Naked-toed Gecko*

1825 Gymnodactylus geckoides Spix


Phyllopezus pollicaris

Common Robust Gecko*

1825 Thecadactylus pollicaris Spix

Sauria (Lizards): Polychrotidae (Monkey Lizards)

Polychrus acutirostris

Sharp-nosed Monkey Lizard

1825 Polychrus acutirostris Spix

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Copeoglossum nigropunctatum

Black-spotted Skink

1825 Scincus nigropunctatus Spix


Saiphos equalis

Yellow-bellied Three-toed Skink

1825 Seps equalis Gray


Tiliqua rugosa

Shingleback

1825 Trachydosaurus rugosus Gray


Varzea bistriata

Lower Amazon Floodplain Skink

1825 Scincus bistriatus Spix

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Ameivula ocellifera

Brazilian Ocellated Whiptail*

1825 Tejus ocellifer Spix


Crocodilurus amazonicus

Crocodile Teju

1825 Crocodilurus amazonicus Spix


Kentropyx calcarata

Striped Forest Whiptail

1825 Kentropyx calcaratus Spix

Sauria (Lizards): Tropiduridae (Rough-tailed Iguanas)

Tropidurus hispidus

Spotted Keel-tailed Iguana

1825 Agama hispida Spix


Tropidurus semitaeniatus

Striped Keel-tailed Iguana*

1825 Agama semitaeniata Spix

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Carphophis amoenus

Eastern Worm Snake

1825 Coluber amoenus Say


Liodytes rigida

Glossy Crayfish Snake

1825 Coluber rigidus Say


Regina septemvittata

Queen Snake

1825 Coluber septemvittatus Say

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Bothrops bilineatus

Two-striped Forest Pitviper

1825 Cophias bilineatus Wied

Testudines (Turtles): Geoemydidae (Eastern Pond Turtles)

Cuora trifasciata

Northern Three-striped Box Turtle*

1825 Sternothaerus trifasciatus Bell

Testudines (Turtles): Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)

Nilssonia gangetica

Ganges Softshell Turtle

1825 Trionyx gangeticus Cuvier