New reptile species described in 1918
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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)

Agama gracilimembris

Lesser Ground Agama

1918 Agama gracilimembris Chabanaud


Agama insularis

Los Islands Agama*

1918 Agama insularis Chabanaud


Agama sankaranica

Sankaranian Agama

1918 Agama sankaranica Chabanaud


Diploderma varcoae

Chinese Mountain Agama

1918 Acanthosaura varcoś Boulenger

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Hemiphyllodactylus insularis

Philippine Slender Gecko

1918 Hemiphyllodactylus insularis Taylor


Luperosaurus joloensis

Jolo Flap-legged Gecko

1918 Luperosaurus joloensis Taylor

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Acanthodactylus arabicus

Arabian Fringe-toed Lizard*

1918 Acanthodactylus cantoris var. arabicus Boulenger


Acanthodactylus blanfordii

Makran Fringe-toed Lizard

1918 Acanthodactylus cantoris var. blanfordii Boulenger


Acanthodactylus longipes

Long-footed Fringe-toed Lizard

1918 Acanthodactylus scutellatus var. longipes Boulenger


Acanthodactylus senegalensis

Senegal Fringe-toed Lizard

1918 Acanthodactylus senegalensis Chabanaud

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

Sceloporus woodi

Florida Scrub Lizard

1918 Sceloporus woodi Stejneger

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Brachymeles suluensis

Bubuan Slender Skink*

1918 Brachymeles suluensis Taylor


Brachymeles vermis

Southern Limbless Slender Skink*

1918 Brachymeles vermis Taylor


Cryptoblepharus africanus

African Coral-rag Snake-eyed Skink

1918 Ablepharus boutoni africanus Sternfeld


Cryptoblepharus aldabrae

Seychelles Snake-eyed Skink*

1918 Ablepharus boutoni aldabrae Sternfeld


Cryptoblepharus australis

Inland Snake-eyed Skink

1918 Ablepharus boutoni australis Sternfeld


Cryptoblepharus caudatus

Juan de Nova Island Snake-eyed Skink*

1918 Ablepharus boutoni caudatus Sternfeld


Cryptoblepharus pulcher

Elegant Snake-eyed Skink

1918 Ablepharus boutoni pulcher Sternfeld


Cryptoblepharus voeltzkowi

Madagascar Snake-eyed Skink*

1918 Ablepharus boutoni voeltzkowi Sternfeld


Emoia boettgeri

Micronesian Spotted Skink

1918 Lygosoma boettgeri Sternfeld


Exila nigropalmata

Amazonian Gracile Skink

1918 Mabuia nigropalmata Andersson


Silvascincus tryoni

McPherson Range Speckled Forest Skink*

1918 Lygosoma tryoni Longman


Sphenomorphus wolfi

Bismarck Archipelago Forest Skink*

1918 Lygosoma (Hinulia) maindroni wolfi Sternfeld


Tytthoscincus biparietalis

Sulu Leaf-litter Skink*

1918 Sphenomorphus biparietalis Taylor

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

Chatogekko amazonicus

Pug-nosed Dwarf Gecko*

1918 Sphaerodactylus amazonicus Andersson

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Drymoluber brazili

Southern Glossy Racer*

1918 Drymobius brazili Gomes


Gomesophis brasiliensis

Brazilian Burrowing Snake

1918 Tachymenis Brasiliensis Gomes


Oligodon hamptoni

Sagaing Kukri Snake*

1918 Oligodon hamptoni Boulenger


Oligodon maculatus

Philippine Spotted Kukri Snake*

1918 Holarchus maculatus Taylor


Opisthotropis spenceri

Lampang Mountain Stream Keelback*

1918 Opisthotropis spenceri Smith

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Acutotyphlops infralabialis

Solomon Islands Sharp-nosed Blind Snake

1918 Typhlops infralabialis Waite


Anilios endoterus

Interior Blind Snake

1918 Typhlops endotera Waite


Anilios grypus

Black-tailed Beaked Blind Snake

1918 Typhlops grypus Waite


Madatyphlops albanalis

(no common name)

1918 Typhlops albanalis Rendahl


Ramphotyphlops suluensis

Sulu Islands Blind Snake

1918 Typhlops suluensis Taylor