New reptile species described in 1830
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Back to menu   Chronology of species descriptions of the reptiles of the world (since 1758)


Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Trogonophidae (Short-headed Worm Lizards)

Trogonophis wiegmanni

Checkerboard Worm Lizard

1830 Trogonophis wiegmanni Kaup

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Otocryptis wiegmanni

Common Kangaroo Agama

1830 Otocryptis wiegmanni Wagler

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Gehyra oceanica

Oceanic Gecko

1830 Gecko oceanicus Lesson

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

Cercosaura ocellata

Ocellated Shade Lizard*

1830 Cercosaura ocellata Wagler

Sauria (Lizards): Liolaemidae (South American Lesser Iguanas)

Liolaemus chiliensis

Talcahuano Smooth-throated Lizard*

1830 Calotes chiliensis Lesson

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Emoia atrocostata

Pacific Mangrove Skink*

1830 Scincus atrocostatus Lesson


Emoia cyanogaster

Pacific Green-bellied Tree Skink*

1830 Scincus cyanogaster Lesson


Lamprolepis smaragdina

Emerald Tree Skink

1830 Scincus smaragdinus Lesson


Lipinia noctua

Moth Skink

1830 Scincus noctua Lesson


Trachylepis capensis

Cape Skink

1830 Tiliqua capensis Gray

Sauria (Lizards): Sphaerodactylidae (Least Geckos, etc.)

Sphaerodactylus cinereus

Haitian Broad-banded Least Gecko

1830 Sphaerodactylus cinereus Wagler

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Aspidoscelis deppii

Black-bellied Whiptail

1830 Cnemidophorus deppii Wiegmann

Sauria (Lizards): Varanidae (Monitor Lizards)

Varanus douarrha

New Ireland Mangrove Monitor*

1830 Monitor douarrha Lesson

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Geophis chalybeus

Veracruz Earth Snake

1830 Catostoma chalybeum Wagler

Serpentes (Snakes): Cylindrophiidae (Asian Pipe Snakes)

Cylindrophis melanotus

Black Pipe Snake

1830 Cylindrophis melanotus Wagler

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

Hoplocephalus bungaroides

Broad-headed Snake

1830 Hoplocephalus bungaroidea Wagler


Micropechis ikaheka

Papuan Small-eyed Snake

1830 Coluber ikaheka Lesson

Serpentes (Snakes): Pareidae (Oriental Slug Eaters)

Pareas carinatus

Keeled Slug Eater

1830 Amblycephalus carinatus Wagler

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Crotalus triseriatus

Mexican Dusky Rattlesnake

1830 Uropsophus triseriatus Wagler

Testudines (Turtles): Emydidae (Western Pond Turtles)

Glyptemys insculpta

North American Wood Turtle

1830 Testudo insculpta Le Conte


Pseudemys concinna

River Cooter

1830 Testudo concinna Le Conte


Pseudemys rubriventris

Northern Red-bellied Cooter

1830 Testudo rubriventris Le Conte

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

Kinosternon hirtipes

Mexican Rough-footed Mud Turtle

1830 Cinosternon hirtipes Wagler