New reptile species described in 1866
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Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Ctenophorus pictus

Painted Dragon

1866 Amphibolurus pictus Peters

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

Gerrhonotus ophiurus

Serpentine Alligator Lizard*

1866 Gerrhonotus ophiurus Cope


Mesaspis antauges

Mount Orizaba Alligator Lizard

1866 Barissia antauges Cope

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

Correlophus ciliatus

Crested Giant Gecko

1866 Correlophus ciliatus Guichenot

Sauria (Lizards): Gerrhosauridae (Plated Lizards)

Gerrhosaurus multilineatus

Many-lined Plated Lizard*

1866 Gerrhosaurus multilineatus Bocage

Sauria (Lizards): Iguanidae (Greater Iguanas)

Cachryx defensor

Northern Yucatan Spiny-tailed Iguana*

1866 Cachryx defensor Cope

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Ichnotropis bivittata

Angolan Rough-scaled Lizard

1866 Ichnotropis bivittata Bocage

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

Sceloporus serrifer

Southern Blue Spiny Lizard*

1866 Sceloporus serrifer Cope

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Ctenotus pantherinus

Australian Leopard Skink

1866 Lygosoma pantherinum Peters


Lissolepis luctuosa

Western Swamp Skink

1866 Cyclodus luctuosus Peters


Panaspis cabindae

Cabinda Snake-eyed Skink*

1866 Ablepharus cabindae Bocage


Sepsina angolensis

Angolan Burrowing Skink

1866 Sepsina angolensis Bocage


Sepsina bayoni

Luanda Burrowing Skink*

1866 Dumerilia bayoni Bocage

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Adelphicos visoninum

Honduran Four-lined Burrowing Snake*

1866 Rhegnops visoninus Cope


Dipsas brevifacies

Short-faced Snail Eater

1866 Tropidodipsas brevifacies Cope


Ficimia publia

Blotched Hook-nosed Snake

1866 Ficimia publia Cope


Grayia ornata

Ornate Water Snake

1866 Macrophis ornatus Bocage


Imantodes tenuissimus

Yucatan Blunt-headed Tree Snake

1866 Himantodes tenuissimus Cope


Orientocoluber spinalis

North Asian Whip Snake*

1866 Masticophis spinalis Peters


Philothamnus bellii

Sierra Leonean Green Snake*

1866 Herpetaethiops bellii GŁnther


Philothamnus dorsalis

Brown-snouted Green Snake

1866 Leptophis dorsalis Bocage


Philothamnus punctatus

Speckled Green Snake

1866 Philothamnus punctatus Peters


Salvadora hexalepis

Western Patch-nosed Snake

1866 Phimothyra hexalepis Cope


Senticolis triaspis

American Green Rat Snake

1866 Coluber triaspis Cope


Sibon sanniolus

Pygmy Snail Eater

1866 Mesopeltis sanniolus Cope


Tantilla calamarina

Pacific Coast Centipede Snake

1866 Tantilla calamarina Cope


Thamnophis sumichrasti

Orizaba Garter Snake*

1866 Eutaenia sumichrasti Cope


Wallophis brachyurus

Indian Smooth Snake

1866 Zamenis brachyurus GŁnther

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

Drysdalia mastersi

Southern Crowned Snake*

1866 Hoplocephalus mastersi Krefft


Elapsoidea guentherii

Western Garter Snake

1866 Elapsoidea gŁntherii Bocage

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

Atractaspis fallax

False Stiletto Snake

1866 Atractaspis fallax Peters


Atractaspis microlepidota

Small-scaled Stiletto Snake

1866 Atractaspis microlepidota GŁnther

Serpentes (Snakes): Pareidae (Oriental Slug Eaters)

Pareas margaritophorus

White-spotted Slug Eater

1866 Leptognathus margaritophorus Jan in Bocourt

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Afrotyphlops angolensis

Golden Blind Snake

1866 Onychocephalus angolensis Bocage


Amerotyphlops microstomus

Yucatan Blind Snake

1866 Typhlops microstomus Cope