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


Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)

Amphisbaena ridleyi

Fernando do Noronha Worm Lizard*

1890 Amphisbaena ridleyi Boulenger

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Phoxophrys cephalum

Large-headed Shrub Agama

1890 Pelturagonia cephalum Mocquard

Sauria (Lizards): Alopoglossidae (Fold-tongued Spectacled Tejus)

Ptychoglossus bilineatus

Two-striped Swamp Lizard*

1890 Ptychoglossus bilineatus Boulenger

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

Barisia levicollis

Chihuahuan Alligator Lizard

1890 Barissia levicollis Stejneger


Diploglossus lessonae

Brazilian Galliwasp

1890 Diploglossus lessonae Peracca

Sauria (Lizards): Chamaeleonidae (Chameleons)

Furcifer willsii

Imerina Chameleon*

1890 Chamaeleon willsii GŁnther

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

Gambelia sila

Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard

1890 Crotaphytus silus Stejneger

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cyrtodactylus baluensis

Kinabalu Bent-toed Gecko

1890 Gymnodactylus baluensis Mocquard


Hemidactylus craspedotus

Malayan Frilled Gecko

1890 Hemidactylus craspedotus Mocquard


Homopholis fasciata

Banded Velvet Gecko

1890 Platypholis fasciata Boulenger


Lygodactylus fischeri

Sierra Leone Dwarf Gecko*

1890 Lygodactylus fischeri Boulenger

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

Echinosaura horrida

Ecuadorian Rough Teju*

1890 Echinosaura horrida Boulenger

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

Sceloporus jalapae

Jalapa Spiny Lizard

1890 Sceloporus jalapae GŁnther


Sceloporus omiltemanus

Guerreran Crevice Spiny Lizard

1890 Sceloporus omiltemanus GŁnther


Sceloporus salvini

Veracruz Green Spiny Lizard*

1890 Sceloporus salvini GŁnther


Sceloporus teapensis

Teapen Rose-bellied Lizard

1890 Sceloporus teapensis GŁnther


Urosaurus clarionensis

Clarion Island Tree Lizard

1890 Uta clarionensis Townsend


Uta palmeri

San Pedro Martir Island Side-blotched Lizard

1890 Uta palmeri Stejneger

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Chalcides colosii

Riffian Skink

1890 Chalcides ocellatus var. vittatus Boulenger [not Seps vittata Leuckart 1828] (currently Chalcides colosii)


Chalcides polylepis

Many-scaled Cylindrical Skink*

1890 Chalcides ocellatus var. polylepis Boulenger


Chalcides ragazzii

Eritrean Cylindrical Skink*

1890 Chalcides ocellatus ragazzii Boulenger


Concinnia queenslandiae

Australian Prickly Forest Skink

1890 Tropidophorus queenslandiae De Vis


Emoia pallidiceps

Mafulu Slender Skink*

1890 Emoia pallidiceps De Vis


Morethia boulengeri

Southeastern Snake-eyed Skink*

1890 Ablepharus boulengeri Ogilby


Scincus albifasciatus

White-banded Sand Fish

1890 Scincus albifasciatus Boulenger


Sphenomorphus anomalopus

Penang Forest Skink

1890 Lygosoma anomalopum Boulenger


Sphenomorphus tenuiculus

Narrow-necked Forest Skink

1890 Lygosoma tenuiculum Mocquard

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Aspidoscelis labialis

Baja California Whiptail

1890 Cnemidophorus labialis Stejneger

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

Microlophus albemarlensis

Isabela Lava Lizard

1890 Tropidurus albemarlensis Baur


Microlophus delanonis

EspaŮola Lava Lizard

1890 Tropidurus delanonis Baur


Microlophus duncanensis

Pinzůn Lava Lizard

1890 Tropidurus duncanensis Baur


Microlophus indefatigabilis

Santa Cruz Lava Lizard

1890 Tropidurus indefatigabilis Baur

Serpentes (Snakes): Anomochilidae (Dwarf Pipe Snakes)

Anomochilus weberi

Sumatran Dwarf Pipe Snake*

1890 Anomalochilus weberi Lidth de Jeude

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Calamaria lateralis

White-striped Reed Snake

1890 Calamaria lateralis Mocquard


Calamaria septentrionalis

Northern Reed Snake

1890 Calamaria septentrionalis Boulenger


Dendrelaphis bifrenalis

Black-striped Bronzeback

1890 Dendrophis bifrenalis Boulenger


Dendrelaphis grandoculis

Indian Large-eyed Bronzeback*

1890 Dendrophis grandoculis Boulenger


Hebius khasiensis

Khasi Hills Keelback

1890 Tropidonotus khasiensis Boulenger


Hebius parallelus

Parallel-striped Keelback*

1890 Tropidonotus parallelus Boulenger


Hydrablabes praefrontalis

Kinabalu Water Snake

1890 Ablabes periops praefrontalis Mocquard


Lampropeltis extenuata

Short-tailed King Snake

1890 Stilosoma extenuatum Brown


Masticophis lineatus

Mexican Whip Snake

1890 Bascanion lineatus Bocourt [not Coluber lineatus Linnaeus 1758]


Mastigodryas dorsalis

Striped Lizard Eater

1890 Drymobius dorsalis Bocourt


Opisthotropis rugosa

Sumatran Mountain Stream Keelback*

1890 Lepidognathus rugosus Lidth de Jeude


Opisthotropis typica

Dwarf Mountain Stream Keelback*

1890 Helicopsoides typicus Mocquard


Spalerosophis arenarius

Red-spotted Diadem Snake

1890 Zamenis arenarius Boulenger


Trachischium guentheri

Rose-bellied Slender Snake

1890 Trachischium guentheri Boulenger

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

Loveridgelaps elapoides

Solomons Small-eyed Snake

1890 Hoplocephalus elapoides Boulenger

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

Gerrhopilus beddomii

Anaimalai Blind Snake*

1890 Typhlops beddomii Boulenger


Gerrhopilus thurstoni

South Indian Blind Snake*

1890 Typhlops thurstoni Boettger

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

Pseudoxyrhopus imerinae

Imerina Ground Snake*

1890 Liophis imerinae GŁnther

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Leptotyphlops emini

Karagwe Thread Snake*

1890 Glauconia emini Boulenger


Myriopholis blanfordii

Sind Thread Snake

1890 Glauconia blanfordii Boulenger

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Argyrophis oatesi

Cocos Islands Blind Snake

1890 Typhlops oatesi Boulenger


Indotyphlops jerdoni

Khasi Hills Blind Snake*

1890 Typhlops jerdoni Boulenger


Indotyphlops leucomelas

Pied Blind Snake

1890 Typhlops leucomelas Boulenger


Letheobia newtonii

Rolas Island Gracile Blind Snake*

1890 Typhlops newtonii Bocage

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Montivipera raddei

Armenian Mountain Viper

1890 Vipera raddei Boettger

Testudines (Turtles): Emydidae (Western Pond Turtles)

Graptemys oculifera

Ringed Map Turtle

1890 Malacoclemmys oculifera Baur