New reptile species described in 1943
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Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)

Cynisca lamottei

Guinea Worm Lizard

1943 Amphisbaena lamottei Angel

Sauria (Lizards): Chamaeleonidae (Chameleons)

Trioceros kinetensis

Mount Kineti Chameleon

1943 Chamaeleo bitaeniatus kinetensis Schmidt

Sauria (Lizards): Cordylidae (Girdled Lizards)

Cordylus minor

Dwarf Girdled Lizard

1943 Cordylus cordylus minor Fitzsimons


Pseudocordylus transvaalensis

Northern Crag Lizard

1943 Pseudocordylus subviridis transvaalensis Fitzsimons

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cnemaspis occidentalis

West African Rock Gecko

1943 Cnemaspis occidentalis Angel

Sauria (Lizards): Teiidae (Greater Tejus)

Holcosus niceforoi

Sasaima Ameiva*

1943 Ameiva festiva niceforoi Dunn

Serpentes (Snakes): Boidae (Typical Boas)

Charina umbratica

Southern Rubber Boa

1943 Charina bottae umbratica Klauber

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Atractus nigricaudus

Black-tailed Spindle Snake

1943 Atractus nigricaudus Schmidt & Walker


Atractus pauciscutatus

Small-scaled Spindle Snake

1943 Atractus pauciscutatus Schmidt & Walker


Chironius multiventris

Peruvian Sipo*

1943 Chironius multiventris Schmidt & Walker


Chrysopelea taprobanica

Sri Lankan Flying Tree Snake

1943 Chrysopelea taprobanica Smith


Hypsiglena slevini

Baja California Night Snake

1943 Hypsiglena slevini Tanner


Lycodon kundui

Burmese Wolf Snake*

1943 Lycodon kundui Smith


Lycodon paucifasciatus

Annam Wolf Snake

1943 Lycodon paucifasciatus Rendahl in Smith


Philodryas tachymenoides

Arequipa Bush Racer*

1943 Dromicus tachymenoides Schmidt & Walker


Saphenophis antioquiensis

Antioquia Smooth Ground Snake*

1943 Rhadinaea antioquiensis Dunn


Sonora mutabilis

Mexican Ground Snake

1943 Sonora michoacanensis mutabilis Stickel

Serpentes (Snakes): Cylindrophiidae (Asian Pipe Snakes)

Cylindrophis burmanus

Burmese Pipe Snake

1943 Cylindrophis rufus burmanus Smith

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

Calliophis beddomei

South Indian Coral Snake*

1943 Callophis beddomei Smith


Micrurus browni

Sierra Madre Coral Snake

1943 Micrurus browni Schmidt & Smith

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

Gerrhopilus ceylonicus

Sri Lankan Blind Snake*

1943 Typhlops ceylonicus Smith


Gerrhopilus tindalli

Malabar Blind Snake

1943 Typhlops tindalli Smith

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

Aparallactus moeruensis

Congolese Centipede Eater*

1943 Aparallactus moeruensis Witte & Laurent


Polemon robustus

Robust Snake Eater

1943 Miodon robustus Witte & Laurent


Psammophis indochinensis

Indochinese Sand Snake

1943 Psammophis condanarus indochinensis Smith

Serpentes (Snakes): Leptotyphlopidae (Thread Snakes)

Epictia melanura

Black-tailed Thread Snake*

1943 Leptotyphlops melanurus Schmidt & Walker

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Trimeresurus kanburiensis

Kanburi Pitviper

1943 Trimeresurus kanburiensis Smith