New reptile species described in 1951
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Sauria (Lizards): Anguidae (Slowworms, etc.)

Celestus curtissi

Hispaniolan Khaki Galliwasp

1951 Celestus curtissi Grant

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Nactus serpensinsula

Serpent Island Gecko

1951 Gymnodactylus serpensinsula Loveridge

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Brasiliscincus heathi

Caatinga Small-headed Skink

1951 Mabuya heathi Schmidt & Inger


Leptosiaphos rhodurus

Kivu Leaf-litter Skink*

1951 Leptosiaphos rhodurus Laurent

Sauria (Lizards): Varanidae (Monitor Lizards)

Varanus mertensi

Kimberley Water Monitor*

1951 Varanus mertensi Glauert

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Coniophanes taylori

Guerreran Black-striped Snake*

1951 Coniophanes piceivittis taylori Hall


Philothamnus battersbyi

Northeastern Green Snake

1951 Philothamnus irregularis battersbyi Loveridge


Philothamnus ruandae

Rwanda Emerald Green Snake

1951 Philothamnus heterodermus ruandae Loveridge


Sibon carri

Tegucigalpa Snail Eater*

1951 Tropidodipsas carri Shreve


Tantilla triseriata

Mexican Three-striped Centipede Snake

1951 Tantilla triseriata Smith & Smith

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

Prosymna pitmani

Multi-scaled Shovel-snout

1951 Prosymna pitmani Battersby

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Agkistrodon taylori

Ornate Cantil

1951 Agkistrodon bilineatus taylori Burger & Robertson