New reptile species described in 1855
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Sauria (Lizards): Hoplocercidae (Club-tailed Iguanas)

Enyalioides laticeps

Broad-headed Wood Lizard

1855 Enyalius laticeps Guichenot

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Corucia zebrata

Solomon Islands Prehensile-tailed Skink

1855 Corucia zebrata Gray

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

Gonatodes humeralis

Bridled Forest Gecko

1855 Gymnodactylus humeralis Guichenot

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

Uracentron flaviceps

Amazon Spiny-tailed Iguana

1855 Doryphorus flaviceps Guichenot

Serpentes (Snakes): Homalopsidae (Australasian Mud Snakes)

Homalopsis semizonata

Burmese Masked Water Snake*

1855 Homalopsis semizonata Blyth

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Bitis rhinoceros

Rhinoceros Viper

1855 Vipera rhinoceros Schlegel