New reptile species described in 1843
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Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Laudakia nupta

Large-scaled Rock Agama

1843 Agama nupta Filippi

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

Diploglossus delasagra

Cuban Pale-necked Galliwasp

1843 Diploglossus de la sagra Cocteau

Sauria (Lizards): Cordylidae (Girdled Lizards)

Chamaesaura aenea

Coppery Grass Lizard

1843 Cricochalcis aenea Fitzinger

Sauria (Lizards): Diplodactylidae (Double-toed Geckos)

Naultinus grayii

Northland Green Gecko

1843 Naultinus grayii Bell


Naultinus punctatus

New Zealand Barking Gecko

1843 Naultinus punctatus Gray

Sauria (Lizards): Hoplocercidae (Club-tailed Iguanas)

Hoplocercus spinosus

Eastern Club-tailed Iguana*

1843 Hoplocercus spinosus Fitzinger

Sauria (Lizards): Leiosauridae (Smooth Iguanas)

Diplolaemus bibronii

Smooth-headed Patagonian Lizard

1843 Diplolaemus bibronii Bell


Diplolaemus darwinii

Southern Patagonian Lizard

1843 Diplolaemus darwinii Bell

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

Liolaemus bibronii

Puerto Deseado Smooth-throated Lizard*

1843 Proctotretus bibronii Bell


Liolaemus darwinii

Bahia Blanca Smooth-throated Lizard*

1843 Proctotretus darwinii Bell


Liolaemus gracilis

Venus Smooth-throated Lizard*

1843 Proctotretus gracilis Bell


Liolaemus kingii

Port Desire Smooth-throated Lizard*

1843 Proctotretus kingii Bell

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Oligosoma ornatum

New Zealand Ornate Skink

1843 Tiliqua ornata Gray


Oligosoma zelandicum

Glossy Brown Skink

1843 Tiliqua zelandica Gray

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Aurivela longicauda

Long-tailed Whiptail*

1843 Ameiva longicauda Bell

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

Microlophus grayii

Floreana Lava Lizard

1843 Leiocephalus grayii Bell

Serpentes (Snakes): Boidae (Typical Boas)

Boa sigma

West Mexican Red-tailed Boa*

1843 Constrictor constrictor sigma Smith


Chilabothrus angulifer

Cuban Boa

1843 Epicrates angulifer Bibron


Chilabothrus inornatus

Puerto Rican Boa

1843 Boa inornata Reinhardt

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Crotaphopeltis hippocrepis

West African Herald Snake

1843 Dipsas hippocrepis Reinhardt


Telescopus variegatus

Variable Cat Snake

1843 Dipsas variegata Reinhardt

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

Bungarus flaviceps

Red-headed Krait

1843 Bungarus flaviceps Reinhardt


Dendroaspis jamesonii

Central African Green Mamba*

1843 Elaps jamesonii Traill


Naja nigricollis

Black-necked Spitting Cobra

1843 Naja nigricollis Reinhardt

Serpentes (Snakes): Lamprophiidae (House Snakes, etc.)

Amblyodipsas unicolor

Equatorial Purple-glossed Snake

1843 Calamaria unicolor Reinhardt


Atractaspis irregularis

Variable Stiletto Snake

1843 Elaps irregularis Reinhardt


Boaedon guttatus

Spotted House Snake

1843 Lycodon guttatus Smith


Cyclocorus lineatus

Northern Triangle-spotted Snake

1843 Lycodon lineatus Reinhardt


Prosymna meleagris

Speckled Shovel-snout

1843 Calamaria meleagris Reinhardt


Rhamphiophis oxyrhynchus

Western Beaked Snake

1843 Psammophis oxyrhynchus Reinhardt