New reptile species described in 1858
Home - Taxonomy - Geography - Biodiversity - Literature - News & background - Recent updates - Contact - Purchase RepFocus www.repfocus.dk  

© Rune Midtgaard


Back to menu   Chronology of species descriptions of the reptiles of the world (since 1758)


Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Rhineuridae (Florida Worm Lizard)

Rhineura floridana

Florida Worm Lizard

1858 Lepidosternon floridanum Baird

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

Gerrhonotus infernalis

Texas Alligator Lizard

1858 Gerrhonotus infernalis Baird

Sauria (Lizards): Crotaphytidae (North American Collared Lizards)

Crotaphytus reticulatus

Reticulate Collared Lizard

1858 Crotaphytus reticulatus Baird

Sauria (Lizards): Dibamidae (Blind Skinks)

Dibamus celebensis

Sulawesi Blind Skink*

1858 Dibamus celebensis Schlegel

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Gehyra vorax

Eastern Giant Stump-toed Gecko*

1858 Gehyra vorax Girard

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

Riama unicolor

Drab Highland Lizard*

1858 Riama unicolor Gray

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

Holbrookia approximans

Blue-bellied Earless Lizard

1858 Holbrookia approximans Baird


Phrynosoma brevirostris

Great Plains Short-horned Lizard

1858 Phrynosoma brevirostris Girard


Phrynosoma hernandesi

Greater Short-horned Lizard

1858 Phrynosoma hernandesi Girard


Phrynosoma ornatissimum

Southern Short-horned Lizard*

1858 Phrynosoma ornatissima Girard


Sceloporus couchii

Santa Catarina Spiny Lizard*

1858 Sceloporus couchii Baird


Sceloporus ornatus

Ornate Spiny Lizard

1858 Sceloporus ornatus Baird


Uma notata

Colorado Desert Fringe-toed Lizard

1858 Uma notata Baird

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Plestiodon egregius

North American Mole Skink

1858 Plestiodon egregius Baird


Plestiodon septentrionalis

Prairie Skink

1858 Plestiodon septentrionalis Baird


Plestiodon tetragrammus

North American Four-lined Skink

1858 Plestiodon tetragrammus Baird

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

Teratoscincus scincus

Central Asian Plate-tailed Gecko*

1858 Stenodactylus scincus Schlegel

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Ahaetulla fronticincta

Burmese Whip Snake

1858 Dryophis fronticinctus GŁnther


Arrhyton taeniatum

Broad-striped Ground Snake

1858 Arrhyton taeniatum GŁnther


Aspidura ceylonensis

Black Spined Snake

1858 Haplocercus ceylonensis GŁnther


Atractus elaps

Black Spindle Snake*

1858 Rhabdosoma elaps GŁnther


Atractus maculatus

Spotted Spindle Snake

1858 Isoscelis maculata GŁnther


Balanophis ceylonensis

Sri Lanka Keelback

1858 Tropidonotus chrysargus ceylonensis GŁnther


Boiga ceylonensis

Southern White-bellied Cat Snake*

1858 Dipsadomorphus ceylonensis GŁnther


Coniophanes bipunctatus

Two-spotted Snake

1858 Coronella bipunctata GŁnther


Coniophanes fissidens

Central American Yellow-bellied Snake

1858 Coronella fissidens GŁnther


Conopsis nasus

Large-nosed Earth Snake

1858 Conopsis nasus GŁnther


Dendrophidion brunneum

Brown Forest Racer*

1858 Herpetodryas brunneus GŁnther


Dipsadoboa unicolor

Unicoloured Nocturnal Tree Snake

1858 Dipsadoboa unicolor GŁnther


Erythrolamprus jaegeri

Southern Green Smooth Snake*

1858 Coronella jaegeri GŁnther


Ficimia variegata

Tehuantepec Hook-nosed Snake

1858 Amblymetopon variegatum GŁnther


Fowlea punctulatus

Burmese Spotted Keelback

1858 Tropidonotus punctulatus GŁnther


Gonyosoma jansenii

Sulawesi Black-tailed Rat Snake

1858 Gonyosoma jansenii Bleeker


Hypsirhynchus ferox

Common Hog-nosed Racer

1858 Hypsirhynchus ferox GŁnther


Ialtris dorsalis

W-headed Racer

1858 Philodryas dorsalis GŁnther


Liopeltis calamaria

Lesser Stripe-necked Snake

1858 Cyclophis calamaria GŁnther


Liopeltis frenata

Common Stripe-necked Snake*

1858 Cyclophis frenatus GŁnther


Lycodon tristrigatus

Three-banded Bridle Snake

1858 Dryocalamus tristrigatus GŁnther


Lygophis anomalus

Yellow-striped Ground Snake*

1858 Coronella anomala GŁnther


Natriciteres fuliginoides

Collared Marsh Snake

1858 Coronella fuliginoides GŁnther


Phrynonax poecilonotus

Northern Bird Snake*

1858 Spilotes poecilonotus GŁnther


Pseudorabdion oxycephalum

Sharp-nosed Dwarf Reed Snake*

1858 Rhabdosoma oxycephalum GŁnther


Ptyas carinata

Malayan Keeled Rat Snake

1858 Coryphodon carinatus GŁnther


Ptyas fusca

White-bellied Rat Snake

1858 Coryphodon fuscus GŁnther


Ptyas major

Greater Green Snake

1858 Cyclophis major GŁnther


Rhabdophis auriculatus

White-lined Keelback

1858 Tropidonotus auriculatus GŁnther


Rhabdophis chrysargoides

Javanese Keelback

1858 Tropidonotus chrysargoides GŁnther


Rhadinaea decorata

Adorned Graceful Brown Snake

1858 Coronella decorata GŁnther


Taeniophallus affinis

Atlantic Forest Leaf-litter Snake*

1858 Dromicus affinis GŁnther


Thamnodynastes strigatus

Striped Mock Viper*

1858 Tomodon strigatus GŁnther


Tropidodipsas fasciata

Central American Banded Snail Eater

1858 Tropidodipsas fasciata GŁnther

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

Austrelaps superbus

Lowland Copperhead

1858 Hoplocephalus superbus GŁnther


Calliophis bibroni

Western Ghats Coral Snake*

1858 Elaps bibroni Jan


Calliophis maculiceps

Small-spotted Coral Snake

1858 Elaps maculiceps GŁnther


Drysdalia coronoides

White-lipped Snake

1858 Hoplocephalus coronoides GŁnther


Furina tristis

Grey-naped Snake

1858 Glyphodon tristis GŁnther


Micrurus decoratus

Decorated Coral Snake

1858 Elaps decoratus Jan


Micrurus dumerilii

Capuchin Coral Snake

1858 Elaps dumerilii Jan


Micrurus elegans

Elegant Coral Snake

1858 Elaps elegans Jan


Micrurus hemprichii

Worm-eating Coral Snake

1858 Elaps hemprichii Jan


Micrurus multifasciatus

Many-banded Coral Snake

1858 Elaps multifasciatus Jan


Micrurus ornatissimus

Ornate Coral Snake

1858 Elaps ornatissimus Jan


Micrurus tschudii

Desert Coral Snake

1858 Elaps tschudii Jan


Pseudohaje nigra

Black Tree Cobra

1858 Pseudohaje nigra GŁnther


Pseudonaja nuchalis

Northern Brown Snake

1858 Pseudonaja nuchalis GŁnther


Rhinoplocephalus pallidiceps

Northern Small-eyed Snake

1858 Hoplocephalus pallidiceps GŁnther

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

Chamaelycus fasciatus

Ituri Banded Snake

1858 Alopecion fasciatum GŁnther


Hologerrhum philippinum

Luzon Cylindrical Snake*

1858 Hologerrhum philippinum GŁnther


Lycodryas maculatus

Eastern Comoran Tree Snake*

1858 Dipsadoboa maculata GŁnther


Oxyrhabdium leporinum

Philippine Banded Burrowing Snake

1858 Rhabdosoma leporinum GŁnther


Polemon barthii

Guinea Snake Eater

1858 Polemon barthii Jan


Polemon neuwiedi

West African Snake Eater*

1858 Microsoma neuwiedi Jan


Psammodynastes pictus

Painted Mock Viper

1858 Psammodynastes pictus GŁnther

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Trilepida macrolepis

Large-scaled Thread Snake

1858 Stenostoma macrolepis Peters

Serpentes (Snakes): Uropeltidae (Shield-tailed Snakes)

Rhinophis melanogaster

Sri Lankan Black-bellied Shieldtail

1858 Mytilia melanogaster Gray


Uropeltis ellioti

Madras Shieldtail*

1858 Siloboura ellioti Gray

Testudines (Turtles): Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)

Pelodiscus maackii

Amur Softshell Turtle

1858 Trionyx maackii Brandt