New reptile species described in 1828
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Sauria (Lizards): Anguidae (Slowworms, etc.)

Abronia deppii

Guerreran Arboreal Alligator Lizard*

1828 Gerrhonotus deppii Wiegmann


Abronia taeniata

Bromeliad Arboreal Alligator Lizard

1828 Gerrhonotus taeniatus Wiegmann


Barisia imbricata

Transvolcanic Alligator Lizard

1828 Gerrhonotus imbricatus Wiegmann


Barisia rudicollis

Rough-necked Alligator Lizard

1828 Gerrhonotus rudicollis Wiegmann


Elgaria coerulea

Northern Alligator Lizard

1828 Gerrhonotus coeruleus Wiegmann


Gerrhonotus liocephalus

Tlapancingo Alligator Lizard*

1828 Gerrhonotus liocephalus Wiegmann

Sauria (Lizards): Cordylidae (Girdled Lizards)

Ouroborus cataphractus

Armadillo Girdled Lizard

1828 Cordylus cataphractus Boie

Sauria (Lizards): Corytophanidae (Basilisks)

Basiliscus vittatus

Banded Basilisk

1828 Basiliscus vittatus Wiegmann

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cyrtodactylus pulchellus

Penang Island Bent-toed Gecko

1828 Cyrtodactylus pulchellus Gray

Sauria (Lizards): Gerrhosauridae (Plated Lizards)

Gerrhosaurus flavigularis

Yellow-throated Plated Lizard

1828 Gerrhosaurus flavigularis Wiegmann

Sauria (Lizards): Leiosauridae (Smooth Iguanas)

Enyalius brasiliensis

Brazilian Fat-headed Anole*

1828 Lophyrus brasiliensis Lesson

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

Sceloporus aeneus

Southern Bunchgrass Lizard

1828 Sceloporus aeneus Wiegmann


Sceloporus grammicus

Mesquite Lizard

1828 Sceloporus grammicus Wiegmann


Sceloporus scalaris

Light-bellied Bunchgrass Lizard

1828 Sceloporus scalaris Wiegmann


Sceloporus spinosus

Eastern Mexican Spiny Lizard*

1828 Sceloporus spinosus Wiegmann


Sceloporus torquatus

Torquate Spiny Lizard*

1828 Sceloporus torquatus Wiegmann

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

Phyllodactylus pulcher

Barbados Leaf-toed Gecko

1828 Phyllodactylus pulcher Gray

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Trachylepis homalocephala

Red-sided Skink

1828 Scincus homalocephalus Wiegmann

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Atractus trilineatus

Venezuelan Three-lined Spindle Snake*

1828 Atractus trilineatus Wagler [conserved name]


Dispholidus typus

Boomslang

1828 Bucephalus typus Smith

Serpentes (Snakes): Pareidae (Oriental Slug Eaters)

Aplopeltura boa

Blunt-headed Slug Eater

1828 Amblycephalus boa Boie

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

Staurotypus triporcatus

Caribbean Giant Musk Turtle

1828 Terrapene triporcata Wiegmann

Testudines (Turtles): Testudinidae (Tortoises)

Psammobates tentorius

African Tent Tortoise

1828 Testudo tentoria Bell


Stigmochelys pardalis

Leopard Tortoise

1828 Testudo pardalis Bell