New reptile species described in 1948
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Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Ctenophorus maculosus

Lake Eyre Dragon

1948 Tympanocryptis maculosa Mitchell

Phrynocephalus sogdianus

Tajik Toad-headed Agama*

1948 Phrynocephalus interscapularis sogdianus Chernov

Tympanocryptis gigas

Gascoyne Pebble Dragon

1948 Tympanocryptis cephalus gigas Mitchell

Tympanocryptis intima

Smooth-snouted Earless Dragon

1948 Tympanocryptis intima Mitchell

Tympanocryptis pinguicolla

Southern Lined Earless Dragon

1948 Tympanocryptis lineata pinguicolla Mitchell

Tympanocryptis uniformis

Even-scaled Earless Dragon

1948 Tympanocryptis uniformis Mitchell

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Cyrtodactylus deveti

Moluccan Bent-toed Gecko*

1948 Gymnodactylus deveti Brongersma

Hemidactylus klauberi

Gelib Half-toed Gecko*

1948 Hemidactylus klauberi Scortecci

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

Liolaemus chacoensis

Chaco Smooth-throated Lizard*

1948 Liolaemus chacoensis Shreve

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Janetaescincus veseyfitzgeraldi

Seychelles Dark Lowland Burrowing Skink*

1948 Amphiglossus veseyfitzgeraldi Parker

Serpentes (Snakes): Anomalepididae (Neotropical Blind Snakes)

Liotyphlops schubarti

São Paulo Blind Snake*

1948 Liotyphlops schubarti Vanzolini

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Tropidonophis multiscutellatus

Papuan Many-scaled Keelback

1948 Natrix mairii multiscutellata Brongersma

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

Acanthophis rugosus

Rough-scaled Death Adder

1948 Acanthophis antarcticus rugosus Loveridge

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Ramphotyphlops becki

Guadalcanal Blind Snake*

1948 Typhlops becki Tanner