New reptile species described in 1928
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Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)

Amphisbaena caudalis

Cayemite Long-tailed Worm Lizard*

1928 Amphisbaena caudalis Cochran

Crocodylia (Crocodilians): Crocodylidae (Crocodiles)

Crocodylus novaeguineae

New Guinea Freshwater Crocodile

1928 Crocodilus novae-guineae Schmidt

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Agama montana

Montane Rock Agama

1928 Agama mossambica montana Barbour & Loveridge


Bronchocela hayeki

Sumatran Long-tailed Agama

1928 Calotes hayeki MŁller


Draco indochinensis

Indochinese Gliding Dragon

1928 Draco indochinensis Smith

Sauria (Lizards): Dactyloidae (Anoles)

Anolis allisoni

Giant Caye Anole

1928 Anolis allisoni Barbour


Deiroptyx bartschi

Pinar del Rio Cliff Anole

1928 Deiroptyx bartschi Cochran

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Gekko hokouensis

Hokou Gecko

1928 Gekko japonicus hokouensis Pope


Lygodactylus manni

Saranda Dwarf Gecko*

1928 Lygodactylus manni Loveridge

Sauria (Lizards): Iguanidae (Greater Iguanas)

Ctenosaura clarki

Balsas Armed Iguana

1928 Ctenosaura clarki Bailey

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Takydromus sylvaticus

Fujian Grass Lizard*

1928 Apeltonotus sylvaticus Pope

Sauria (Lizards): Leiocephalidae (Curly-tailed Lizards)

Leiocephalus pratensis

Haitian Striped Curlytail

1928 Hispaniolus pratensis Cochran


Leiocephalus vinculum

Gon‚ve Curlytail

1928 Leiocephalus vinculum Cochran

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Cryptoblepharus ahli

Mozambique Island Snake-eyed Skink*

1928 Cryptoblepharus boutonii ahli Mertens


Cryptoblepharus novaeguineae

New Guinean Snake-eyed Skink*

1928 Cryptoblepharus boutonii novae-guineae Mertens


Cryptoblepharus novocaledonicus

New Caledonian Snake-eyed Skink

1928 Cryptoblepharus boutonii novo-caledonicus Mertens


Cryptoblepharus novohebridicus

Vanuatu Snake-eyed Skink

1928 Cryptoblepharus boutonii novo-hebridicus Mertens


Cryptoblepharus renschi

Indonesian Blue-tailed Snake-eyed Skink

1928 Cryptoblepharus boutonii renschi Mertens


Cryptoblepharus schlegelianus

Timor Snake-eyed Skink*

1928 Cryptoblepharus boutonii schlegelianus Mertens


Flexiseps poecilopus

Toamasina Cylindrical Skink*

1928 Scelotes poecilopus Barbour & Loveridge


Proscelotes aenea

Mozambique Slender Skink*

1928 Scelotes aeneus Barbour & Loveridge


Scelotes uluguruensis

Uluguru Dwarf Burrowing Skink

1928 Scelotes uluguruensis Barbour & Loveridge


Sphenomorphus papuae

Mount Lamington Forest Skink*

1928 Lygosoma papuae Kinghorn

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Aspidoscelis velox

Plateau Striped Whiptail

1928 Cnemidophorus gularis velox Springer


Cnemidophorus ruatanus

Northern Rainbow Whiptail*

1928 Cnemidophorus ruatanus Barbour

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Lycodon flavozonatus

Yellow Big-toothed Snake

1928 Dinodon flavozonatum Pope


Lycodon futsingensis

Fujian Wolf Snake*

1928 Dinodon futsingensis Pope


Opisthotropis kuatunensis

Striped Mountain Stream Keelback

1928 Opisthotropis kuatunensis Pope


Pseudoxenodon karlschmidti

Common Chinese Mock Cobra*

1928 Pseudoxenodon karlschmidti Pope


Tantilla striata

Striped Centipede Snake

1928 Tantilla striata Dunn

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

Bungarus wanghaotingi

Yunnan Krait

1928 Bungarus wanghaotingi Pope


Micrurus stewarti

Panamanian Coral Snake

1928 Micrurus stewarti Barbour & Amaral


Sinomicrurus kelloggi

Indochinese Coral Snake*

1928 Hemibungarus kelloggi Pope

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

Atractaspis magrettii

MandafenŠ Stiletto Snake*

1928 Atractaspis magrettii Scortecci


Prosymna ornatissima

Ornate Shovel-snout

1928 Prosymna ornatissima Barbour & Loveridge

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Myriopholis braccianii

Eritrean Mountain Thread Snake*

1928 Glauconia braccianii Scortecci


Myriopholis erythraea

Eritrean Lowland Thread Snake

1928 Glauconia erythraea Scortecci

Serpentes (Snakes): Tropidophiidae (Dwarf Boas)

Tropidophis jamaicensis

Jamaican Brown Dwarf Boa

1928 Tropidophis maculatus jamaicensis Stull


Tropidophis wrighti

Gracile Banded Dwarf Boa

1928 Tropidophis wrighti Stull

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Letheobia erythraea

Eritrean Gracile Blind Snake

1928 Typhlos erythraeus (error typographicus [=Typhlops erythraeus]) Scortecci


Letheobia uluguruensis

Uluguru Gracile Blind Snake

1928 Typhlops uluguruensis Barbour & Loveridge

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Protobothrops tokarensis

Tokara Habu

1928 Trimeresurus tokarensis Nagai

Testudines (Turtles): Emydidae (Western Pond Turtles)

Trachemys stejnegeri

Central Antillean Slider

1928 Pseudemys stejnegeri Schmidt