New reptile species described in 1867
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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)

Tropicagama temporalis

Northern Water Dragon

1867 Grammatophora temporalis GŁnther


Diporiphora australis

Eastern Two-lined Dragon

1867 Calotella australis Steindacner


Draco cyanopterus

Masked Gliding Dragon

1867 Draco reticulatus var. cyanopterus Peters


Gonocephalus semperi

White-spotted Anglehead Agama

1867 Lophyrus semperi Peters


Hypsilurus godeffroyi

Greater Crested Anglehead Agama

1867 Lophura godeffroyi Peters


Tympanocryptis cephalus

Coastal Pebble Dragon

1867 Tympanocryptis cephalus GŁnther

Sauria (Lizards): Dibamidae (Blind Skinks)

Dibamus nicobaricus

Nicobar Blind Skink*

1867 Rhinophidion nicobaricum Fitzinger in Steindachner

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

Diplodactylus polyophthalmus

Spotted Sandplain Gecko

1867 Diplodactylus polyophthalmus GŁnther


Rhynchoedura ornata

Western Beaked Gecko

1867 Rhynchoedurua ornata GŁnther

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Blaesodactylus sakalava

Tulear Velvet Gecko*

1867 Hemidactylus sakalava Grandidier


Geckolepis typica

Mahafaly Fish-scale Gecko*

1867 Geckolepis typicus Grandidier


Gekko albofasciolatus

White-banded Narrow-disked Gecko*

1867 Gecko albo-fasciolatus GŁnther


Lepidodactylus labialis

Dark-spotted Scaly-toed Gecko*

1867 Gecko labialis Peters


Lepidodactylus moestus

Micronesian Scaly-toed Gecko*

1867 Gecko moestus Peters


Paroedura androyensis

Sancta Maria Leaf-toed Gecko*

1867 Phyllodactylus androyensis Grandidier

Sauria (Lizards): Gerrhosauridae (Plated Lizards)

Zonosaurus quadrilineatus

Four-lined Plated Lizard

1867 Gerrhosaurus 4-lineatus Grandidier

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Eremias scripta

Caspian Desert Runner

1867 Podarces scripta Strauch


Meroles anchietae

Shovel-snouted Lizard

1867 Pachyrhynchus anchietae Bocage


Meroles cuneirostris

Wedge-snouted Desert Lizard

1867 Podarces cuneirostris Strauch


Meroles reticulatus

Reticulated Desert Lizard

1867 Scapteira reticulata Bocage


Pedioplanis benguellensis

Benguela Sand Lizard

1867 Eremias benguellensis Bocage

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

Sceloporus chrysostictus

Yellow-spotted Spiny Lizard

1867 Sceloporus chrysostictus Cope

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Carlia schmeltzii

Robust Rainbow Skink

1867 Heteropus schmeltzii Peters


Cyclodomorphus branchialis

Western Gill-necked Skink

1867 Hinulia branchialis GŁnther


Dasia semicincta

Southern Keel-scaled Tree Skink

1867 Euprepes semicinctus Peters


Eremiascincus fasciolatus

Eastern Narrow-banded Sand Swimmer*

1867 Hinulia fasciolata GŁnther


Lerista miopus

Northern Line-spotted Robust Slider

1867 Soridia miopus GŁnther


Lerista punctatovittata

Eastern Robust Slider

1867 Rhodona punctatovittata GŁnther


Lipinia quadrivittata

Black-striped Slender Tree Skink

1867 Lygosoma quadrivittatum Peters


Lipinia semperi

Mindanao Striped Skink*

1867 Lygosoma semperi Peters


Madascincus igneocaudatus

Red-tailed Short-legged Skink*

1867 Gongylus igneocaudatus Grandidier


Ophiomorus persicus

Persian Snake Skink

1867 Hemipodium persicum Steindachner


Plestiodon sumichrasti

Veracruz Blue-tailed Skink*

1867 Plistodon sumichrasti Cope


Pygomeles braconnieri

Southern Shovel-nosed Sand Slider*

1867 Pygomeles braconnieri Grandidier


Sphenomorphus scutatus

Palau Forest Skink*

1867 Lygosoma scutatum Peters


Sphenomorphus variegatus

Philippine Black-spotted Forest Skink

1867 Lygosoma variegatum Peters


Trachylepis aureopunctata

Madagascar Golden-spotted Skink*

1867 Euprepes aureo-punctatus Grandidier


Trachylepis bensonii

Liberian Forest Skink*

1867 Euprepes bensonii Peters


Trachylepis binotata

Ovambo Tree Skink

1867 Euprepes binotatus Bocage


Trachylepis occidentalis

Western Three-striped Skink

1867 Euprepes occidentalis Peters


Trachylepis sulcata

Koppie Skink

1867 Euprepes sulcatus Peters


Trachylepis varia

Savanna Variable Skink

1867 Euprepes varius Peters

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

Stenocercus dumerilii

ParŠ Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1867 Ophryoessoides Dumerilii Steindachner

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Boiga philippina

Luzon Cat Snake

1867 Dipsas philippina Peters


Clelia scytalina

Mexican Snake Eater

1867 Scolecophis scytalinus Cope


Dendrelaphis calligaster

Northern Australian Bronzeback*

1867 Dendrophis calligastra GŁnther


Dendrelaphis striolatus

Palau Bronzeback*

1867 Dendrophis striolatus Peters


Leptodeira punctata

Western Cat-eyed Snake

1867 Crotaphopeltis punctatus Peters


Phrynonax polylepis

Southern Bird Snake*

1867 Ahaetulla polylepis Peters


Pseudelaphe flavirufa

Mexican Rat Snake

1867 Coluber flavirufus Cope


Saphenophis boursieri

Quito Smooth Ground Snake*

1867 Dromicus boursieri Jan


Xenodon nattereri

Banded Hognose Snake*

1867 Heterodon nattereri Steindachner

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

Denisonia maculata

Ornamental Snake

1867 Hoplocephalus maculatus Steindachner


Oxyuranus scutellatus

Eastern Taipan

1867 Pseudechis scutellatus Peters

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

Boaedon variegatus

Variegated House Snake

1867 Alopecion variegatum Bocage


Mimophis mahfalensis

Southern Madagascar Sand Snake*

1867 Psammophis mahfalensis Grandidier


Prosymna frontalis

Southwestern Shovel-snout

1867 Temnorhynchus frontalis Peters


Psammophis notostictus

Karoo Sand Snake

1867 Psammophis moniliger notostictus Peters

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Myriopholis narirostris

Sahel Thread Snake*

1867 Stenostoma nasirostre Peters

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Anilios unguirostris

Claw-snouted Blind Snake

1867 Typhlops unguirostris Peters


Anilios wiedii

Brown-snouted Blind Snake

1867 Typhlops wiedii Peters

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

Platyplectrurus trilineatus

Three-lined Shieldtail

1867 Plectrurus ? trilineatus Beddome


Teretrurus sanguineus

Red Shieldtail*

1867 Plectrurus sanguineus Beddome


Uropeltis grandis

Violet Shieldtail

1867 Rhinophis grandis Beddome [not Uropeltis grandis Kelaart 1857]


Uropeltis rubromaculata

Red-spotted Shieldtail

1867 Silybura rubromaculata Beddome

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Crotalus pyrrhus

Southwestern Speckled Rattlesnake

1867 Caudisona pyrrha Cope "1866"


Trimeresurus labialis

Car Nicobar Pitviper*

1867 Trimeresurus labialis Fitzinger in Steindachner

Testudines (Turtles): Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)

Myuchelys latisternum

Common Sawshelled Turtle

1867 Elseya latisternum Gray

Testudines (Turtles): Podocnemididae (Giant Side-necked Turtles)

Erymnochelys madagascariensis

Madagascar Big-headed Side-necked Turtle

1867 Dumerilia madagascariensis Grandidier

Testudines (Turtles): Testudinidae (Tortoises)

Pyxis planicauda

Flat-shelled Spider Tortoise

1867 Testudo planicauda Grandidier