New reptile species described in 1860
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Back to menu   Chronology of species descriptions of the reptiles of the world (since 1758)


Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Calotes nigrilabris

Black-lipped Tree Agama*

1860 Calotes nigrilabris Peters


Gonocephalus megalepis

Sumatran Large-scaled Anglehead Agama

1860 Lophyrus megalepis Bleeker


Lophocalotes ludekingi

Northern Crested Agama

1860 Calotes ludekingi Bleeker

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

Celestus enneagrammus

Huasteca Lesser Galliwasp

1860 Siderolamprus enneagrammus Cope

Sauria (Lizards): Dactyloidae (Anoles)

Norops cupreus

Central American Copper Anole

1860 Anolis cupreus Hallowell

Sauria (Lizards): Dibamidae (Blind Skinks)

Dibamus leucurus

White-tailed Blind Skink

1860 Typhlina leucurus Bleeker

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cyrtodactylus agamensis

Agam Bent-toed Gecko*

1860 Gymnodactylus agamensis Bleeker


Cyrtodactylus fasciolatus

Subathu Bent-toed Gecko*

1860 Naultinus (?) fasciolatus Blyth


Hemiphyllodactylus typus

Indo-Pacific Slender Gecko

1860 Hemiphyllodactylus typus Bleeker

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

Liolaemus melanopleurus

Black-sided Smooth-throated Lizard*

1860 Proctotretus melanopleurus Philippi


Liolaemus nigriceps

Atacama Black-headed Smooth-throated Lizard*

1860 Helocephalus nigriceps Philippi

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Ateuchosaurus pellopleurus

Ryukyu Short-legged Skink

1860 Lygosaurus pellopleurus Hallowell


Carlia leucotaenia

White-striped Rainbow Skink*

1860 Heteropus leucotaenia Bleecker


Cryptoblepharus nigropunctatus

Ogasawara Snake-eyed Skink

1860 Ablepharus nigropunctatus Hallowell


Lankascincus fallax

Trincomalee Lanka Skink*

1860 Lygosoma fallax Peters


Larutia sumatrensis

Sumatran Two-toed Skink*

1860 Chelomeles sumatrensis Bleeker


Plestiodon brevirostris

Short-nosed Skink

1860 Mabouia brevirostris GŁnther


Plestiodon latiscutatus

Izu Islands Five-lined Skink*

1860 Plestiodon latiscutatus Hallowell


Plestiodon marginatus

Ryukyu Five-lined Skink

1860 Plestiodon marginatus Hallowell

Serpentes (Snakes): Anomalepididae (Neotropical Blind Snakes)

Anomalepis mexicanus

Lower Central American Blind Snake*

1860 Anomalepis mexicanus Jan


Helminthophis frontalis

Pink-headed Blind Snake

1860 Typhlops frontalis Peters

Serpentes (Snakes): Boidae (Typical Boas)

Acrantophis dumerili

Western Madagascar Ground Boa*

1860 Acrantophis Dumerili Jan


Corallus batesii

Southern Emerald Tree Boa*

1860 Chrysenis batesii Gray

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Aspidura trachyprocta

Common Roughside

1860 Aspidura trachyprocta Cope


Boiga multifasciata

Many-banded Cat Snake

1860 Dipsas multifasciata Blyth


Calamaria borneensis

Sintang Reed Snake*

1860 Calamaria borneensis Bleeker


Calamaria leucogaster

Collared Reed Snake

1860 Calamaria leucogaster Bleeker


Calamaria margaritophora

Stripe-necked Reed Snake

1860 Calamaria margaritophora Bleeker


Calamaria rebentischi

Sinkawang Reed Snake*

1860 Calamaria Rebentischi Bleeker


Chersodromus liebmanni

Veracruz Earth Runner*

1860 Chersodromus Liebmanni Reinhardt


Conophis vittatus

Striped Road Guarder

1860 Conophis vittatus Peters


Drymobius rhombifer

Diamondback Racer

1860 Coryphodon rhombifer GŁnther


Elaphe hodgsonii

Himalayan Trinket Snake

1860 Spilotes hodgsonii GŁnther


Elapoidis sumatranus

Sumatra Mountain Snake*

1860 Elaphis sumatranus Bleeker


Fowlea flavipunctatus

Yellow-spotted Keelback

1860 Amphiesma flavipunctatum Hallowell


Gyalopion canum

Chihuahuan Hook-nosed Snake

1860 Gyalopium canum Cope


Herpetoreas sieboldii

Sikkim Keelback

1860 Herpetoreas sieboldii GŁnther


Heterodon kennerlyi

Mexican Hognose Snake

1860 Heterodon kennerlyi Kennicott


Hypsiglena chlorophaea

Desert Night Snake

1860 Hypsiglena chlorophaea Cope


Hypsiglena ochrorhyncha

Coast Night Snake

1860 Hypsiglena ochrorhyncha Cope


Hypsiglena torquata

Sinaloan Night Snake

1860 Leptodeira torquata GŁnther


Imantodes gemmistratus

Central American Blunt-headed Tree Snake

1860 Himantodes gemmistratus Cope


Liopeltis rappii

Himalayan Stripe-necked Snake

1860 Ablabes rappii GŁnther


Lycodon semicarinatus

Tricolored Banded Snake

1860 Eumesodon semicarinatus Cope


Oligodon waandersi

Sulawesi Kukri Snake*

1860 Rhabdion waandersi Bleeker


Phalotris reticulatus

Southern Reticulated White-collared Snake*

1860 Elapomorphus reticulatus Peters


Pliocercus elapoides

Variegated False Coral Snake

1860 Pliocercus elapoides Cope


Pseudalsophis biserialis

Eastern Galapagos Racer

1860 Herpetodryas biserialis GŁnther


Rhadinaea vermiculaticeps

Vermiculate Graceful Brown Snake*

1860 Taeniophis vermiculaticeps Cope


Salvadora bairdii

Central Mexican Patch-nosed Snake*

1860 Salvadora bairdii Jan


Sonora straminea

Baja California Bandless Sand Snake*

1860 Chilomeniscus stramineus Cope


Tantalophis discolor

Oaxacan Cat-eyed Snake

1860 Leptodeira discolor GŁnther


Tantilla nigriceps

Plains Centipede Snake*

1860 Tantilla nigriceps Kennicott


Tantilla reticulata

Reticulated Centipede Snake*

1860 Tantilla reticulata Cope


Tantilla vermiformis

Nicaraguan Centipede Snake*

1860 Lioninia vermiformis Hallowell


Thamnodynastes hypoconia

Southern Mock Viper*

1860 Tachymenis hypoconia Cope


Thamnophis atratus

Aquatic Garter Snake

1860 Eutainia atrata Kennicott


Thamnophis cyrtopsis

Black-necked Garter Snake

1860 Eutaenia cyrtopsis Kennicott


Thamnophis hammondii

Two-striped Garter Snake

1860 Eutainia hammondii Kennicott


Thamnophis scalaris

Mexican Alpine Blotched Garter Snake

1860 Thamnophis scalaris Cope


Thamnophis validus

Mexican West Coast Garter Snake

1860 Regina valida Kennicott


Trimorphodon lyrophanes

Peninsular Lyre Snake

1860 Lycodon lyrophanes Cope

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

Micrurus distans

West Mexican Coral Snake

1860 Elaps distans Kennicott


Micrurus isozonus

Venezuelan Coral Snake

1860 Elaps isozonus Cope

Serpentes (Snakes): Gerrhopilidae (Indo-Malayan Blind Snakes)

Gerrhopilus mirus

Peradeniya Blind Snake*

1860 Typhlops mirus Jan

Serpentes (Snakes): Homalopsidae (Australasian Mud Snakes)

Brachyorrhos gastrotaenius

Buru Short-tailed Snake

1860 Rhabdion gastrotaenia Bleeker

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

Macrelaps microlepidotus

Natal Black Snake

1860 Uriechis microlepidotus GŁnther


Polemon acanthias

Five-striped Snake Eater

1860 Urobelus acanthias Reinhardt

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Myriopholis macrorhyncha

Large-snouted Thread Snake

1860 Stenostoma macrorhynchum Jan


Tricheilostoma bicolor

Bicoloured Thread Snake

1860 Stenosoma bicolor Jan

Serpentes (Snakes): Tropidophiidae (Dwarf Boas)

Trachyboa gularis

Southern Rough-scaled Dwarf Boa*

1860 Trachyboa gularis Peters

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Amerotyphlops tenuis

Coffee Blind Snake

1860 Typhlops tenuis Salvin


Anilios bicolor

Dark-spined Blind Snake

1860 Onychocephalus bicolor Peters

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Bothriechis aurifer

Yellow-blotched Palm Pitviper

1860 Thamnocenchris aurifer Salvin

Testudines (Turtles): Geoemydidae (Eastern Pond Turtles)

Heosemys grandis

Giant Asian Pond Turtle

1860 Geoemyda grandis Gray


Rhinoclemmys annulata

Brown Wood Turtle

1860 Geoclemmys annulata Gray