New reptile species described in 1929
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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 bolivica

Rio Pilcomayo Worm Lizard*

1929 Amphisbaena camura bolivica Mertens

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Trapelus agnetae

North Arabian Plain Agama*

1929 Agama agnetae Werner

Sauria (Lizards): Chamaeleonidae (Chameleons)

Kinyongia carpenteri

Ruwenzori Helmeted Chameleon

1929 Chamaeleo carpenteri Parker

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cyrtodactylus halmahericus

Halmahera Bent-toed Gecko*

1929 Gymnodactylus fumosus halmahericus Mertens


Hemidactylus tanganicus

Dutumi Half-toed Gecko*

1929 Hemidactylus tanganicus Loveridge


Lepidodactylus lombocensis

Lombok Scaly-toed Gecko*

1929 Lepidodactylus lombocensis Mertens


Paragehyra petiti

Toliara Half-padded Gecko*

1929 Paragehyra petiti Angel

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Acanthodactylus robustus

Robust Fringe-toed Lizard

1929 Acanthodactylus robustus Werner


Atlantolacerta andreanskyi

Atlas Dwarf Lizard

1929 Lacerta andreanskyi Werner

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Acontias bicolor

Zimbabwe Blind Legless Skink*

1929 Typhlosaurus bicolor Hewitt


Sepsina alberti

Namibian Burrowing Skink

1929 Sepsina alberti Hewitt

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Aspidoscelis danheimae (first described as Verticaria sericea Van Denburgh 1895)

San Josť Island Whiptail

1929 Cnemidophorus hyperythrus danheimae Burt [substitute name for Verticaria sericea Van Denburgh 1895; not Cnemidophorus sericeus Cope 1892]


Holcosus miadis

Islas del Maiz Ameiva*

1929 Ameiva festiva miadis Barbour & Loveridge

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Euprepiophis perlacea

Pearl-banded Rat Snake

1929 Elaphe perlacea Stejneger


Paratapinophis praemaxillaris

Brown Stream Snake

1929 Paratapinophis praemaxillaris Angel


Pituophis ruthveni

Louisiana Pine Snake

1929 Pituophis melanoleucus ruthveni Stull


Plagiopholis delacouri

Laotian Blotch-necked Snake*

1929 Plagiopholis delacouri Angel

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

Brachyurophis campbelli

Einasleigh Shovel-nosed Snake

1929 Rhynchoelaps campbelli Kinghorn

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Afrotyphlops brevis

Somali Giant Blind Snake

1929 Typhlops brevis Scortecci


Anilios minimus

Groote Eylandt Dwarf Blind Snake

1929 Typhlops minimus Kinghorn

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

Rhinophis phillipsi

Gammaduva Shieldtail*

1929 Silybura phillipsi Nicholls

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Bothriechis marchi

Honduran Palm Pitviper

1929 Bothrops nigroviridis marchi Barbour & Loveridge


Crotalus concolor

Midget Faded Rattlesnake

1929 Crotalus concolor Woodbury [not Crotalus durissus var. concolor Jan 1859]


Gloydius ussuriensis

Ussuri Mamushi

1929 Ancistrodon blomhoffii ussuriensis Emelianov