New reptile species described in 1941
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Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)

Chirindia rondoensis

Rondo Round-headed Worm Lizard

1941 Amphisbaena rondoensis Loveridge


Cynisca degrysi

Sierra Leone Worm Lizard

1941 Placogaster degrysi Loveridge

Sauria (Lizards): Cordylidae (Girdled Lizards)

Platysaurus orientalis

Sekukhune Flat Lizard

1941 Platysaurus minor orientalis Fitzsimons

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Pachydactylus acuminatus

Namibian Thick-toed Gecko*

1941 Pachydactylus weberi acuminatus Fitzsimons


Pachydactylus barnardi

Garies Thick-toed Gecko*

1941 Pachydactylus capensis barnardi Fitzsimons


Phelsuma parkeri

Pemba Day Gecko*

1941 Phelsuma madagascariensis parkeri Loveridge

Sauria (Lizards): Iguanidae (Greater Iguanas)

Sauromalus klauberi

Spotted Chuckwalla

1941 Sauromalus klauberi Shaw

Sauria (Lizards): Liolaemidae (South American Lesser Iguanas)

Liolaemus tacnae

Tacna Smooth-throated Lizard*

1941 Stenocercus tacnae Shreve

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

Sceloporus oberon

Royal Mountain Spiny Lizard

1941 Sceloporus jarrovii oberon Smith & Brown


Uma cowlesi

Tecopa Bay Fringe-toed Lizard*

1941 Uma notata cowlesi Heifetz

Sauria (Lizards): Phyllodactylidae (Leaf-toed Geckos)

Phyllopezus lutzae

Bahia Robust Gecko*

1941 Bogertia lutzae Loveridge

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Acontias gariepensis

Gariep Blind Legless Skink

1941 Typhlosaurus gariepensis Fitzsimons


Acontias occidentalis

Western Black Legless Skink

1941 Acontias plumbeus occidentalis Fitzsimons


Leptosiaphos hackarsi

Virunga Four-toed Skink

1941 Lygosoma hackarsi Witte


Nannoscincus slevini

Mount Canala Elf Skink*

1941 Lygosoma slevini Loveridge

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Aspidoscelis motaguae

Motagua Giant Whiptail*

1941 Cnemidophorus motaguae Sackett

Sauria (Lizards): Varanidae (Monitor Lizards)

Varanus scalaris

Australian Spotted Tree Monitor

1941 Varanus timorensis scalaris Mertens


Varanus spinulosus

Solomon Islands Keeled Monitor

1941 Varanus indicus spinulosus Mertens

Sauria (Lizards): Xenosauridae (Knob-scaled Lizards)

Xenosaurus rackhami

Chiapan Knob-scaled Lizard*

1941 Xenosaurus rackhami Stuart

Serpentes (Snakes): Boidae (Typical Boas)

Corallus blombergi

Ecuadorian Tree Boa*

1941 Boa annulata blombergi Rendahl & Vestergren

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Adelphicos veraepacis

Alta Verapaz Burrowing Snake*

1941 Adelphicos veraepacis Stuart


Atractus biseriatus

Two-lined Spindle Snake*

1941 Atractus biseriatus Prado


Atractus vertebrolineatus

Midline Spindle Snake

1941 Atractus vertebrolineatus Prado


Cubophis ruttyi

Little Cayman Racer

1941 Alsophis angulifer ruttyi Grant


Dendrophidion vinitor

Northern Barred Forest Racer*

1941 Dendrophidion vinitor Smith


Ficimia ruspator

Guerreran Hook-nosed Snake

1941 Ficimia ruspator Smith & Taylor


Geophis cancellatus

Chiapan Earth Snake

1941 Geophis cancellatus Smith


Geophis carinosus

Keeled Earth Snake

1941 Geophis carinosus Stuart


Geophis maculiferus

Michoacan Earth Snake

1941 Geophis maculiferus Taylor


Nerodia harteri

Brazos River Water Snake

1941 Natrix harteri Trapido


Pliocercus bicolor

Northern False Coral Snake

1941 Pliocercus bicolor Smith


Rhadinella schistosa

Broken-collared Dwarf Brown Snake*

1941 Rhadinella schistosa Smith


Rhadinella stadelmani

Todos Santos Dwarf Brown Snake*

1941 Rhadinaea stadelmani Stuart & Bailey


Saphenophis tristriatus

Three-striped Smooth Ground Snake*

1941 Rhadinaea tristriata Rendahl & Vestergren


Tantilla bairdi

Alta Verapaz Centipede Snake*

1941 Tantilla bairdi Stuart


Trimorphodon quadruplex

Central American Lyre Snake

1941 Trimorphodon biscutatus quadruplex Smith

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Leptotyphlops pembae

Pemba Thread Snake

1941 Leptotyphlops emini pembae Loveridge

Serpentes (Snakes): Tropidophiidae (Dwarf Boas)

Tropidophis parkeri

Little Cayman Dwarf Boa

1941 Tropidophis parkeri Grant

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Afrotyphlops manni

Harbel Blind Snake*

1941 Typhlops manni Loveridge

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

Rhinophis dorsimaculatus

Polkadot Shieldtail

1941 Rhinophis dorsimaculatus Deraniyagala

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Crotalus vegrandis

Uracoan Rattlesnake

1941 Crotalus vegrandis Klauber


Porthidium yucatanicum

Yucatan Hognosed Pitviper

1941 Trimeresurus yucatannicus Smith