New reptile species described in 1972
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Amphisbaenia (Worm Lizards): Amphisbaenidae (Typical Worm Lizards)

Anops bilabialatus

Eastern Mato Grosso Worm Lizard*

1972 Anops bilabialatus Stimson

Sauria (Lizards): Agamidae (Agamas and Dragons)

Diporiphora nobbi

Nobbi Dragon

1972 Amphibolurus nobbi nobbi Witten

Sauria (Lizards): Chamaeleonidae (Chameleons)

Calumma andringitraense

Andringitra Belly-striped Chameleon*

1972 Chamaeleo gastrotaenia andringitraensis Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue


Calumma capuroni

Anosyennes Chameleon*

1972 Chamaeleo capuroni Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue


Furcifer tuzetae

Befandriana Chameleon*

1972 Chamaeleo tuzetae Brygoo, Bourgat & Domergue

Sauria (Lizards): Crotaphytidae (North American Collared Lizards)

Crotaphytus bicinctores

Great Basin Collared Lizard

1972 Crotaphytus collaris bicinctores Smith & Tanner


Crotaphytus vestigium

Baja California Collared Lizard

1972 Crotaphytus insularis vestigium Smith

Sauria (Lizards): Dactyloidae (Anoles)

Anolis rejectus

Santiago Grass Anole

1972 Anolis vanidicus rejectus Garrido & Schwartz


Anolis vanidicus

Escambray Grass Anole

1972 Anolis vanidicus Garrido & Schwartz


Ctenonotus pogus

Anguilla Bank Bush Anole

1972 Anolis wattsi pogus Lazell


Ctenonotus schwartzi

Statia Bank Bush Anole

1972 Anolis wattsi schwartzi Lazell

Sauria (Lizards): Gekkonidae (Typical Geckos)

Microgecko latifi

Kirman Dwarf Gecko*

1972 Tropiocolotes latifi Leviton & Anderson

Sauria (Lizards): Iguanidae (Greater Iguanas)

Ctenosaura macrolopha

Sonoran Spiny-tailed Iguana

1972 Ctenosaura hemilopha macrolopha Smith


Ctenosaura nolascensis

San Pedro Nolasco Island Spiny-tailed Iguana

1972 Ctenosaura hemilopha nolascensis Smith

Sauria (Lizards): Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)

Eremias kopetdaghica

Kopet Dagh Desert Runner

1972 Eremias strauchi kopetdaghica Shcherbak


Nucras caesicaudata

Blue-tailed Sandveld Lizard

1972 Nucras caesicaudata Broadley


Omanosaura cyanura

Arabian Blue-tailed Lizard*

1972 Lacerta cyanura Arnold

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

Sceloporus arenicolus

Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

1972 Sceloporus graciosus arenicolus Degenhardt & Jones


Sceloporus exsul

Queretaran Desert Spiny Lizard

1972 Sceloporus exsul Dixon, Ketchersid & Lieb

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

Asaccus gallagheri

Masafi Leaf-toed Gecko*

1972 Phyllodactylus gallagheri Arnold

Sauria (Lizards): Scincidae (Skinks)

Brachymeles miriamae

Thai Slender Skink*

1972 Davewakeum miriamae Heyer


Emoia slevini

Mariana Islands Slender Skink*

1972 Emoia slevini Brown & Falanruw


Eremiascincus brongersmai

Brown-sided Glossy Night Skink*

1972 Sphenomorphus brongersmai Storr


Lobulia brongersmai

Lowland Comb-eared Skink*

1972 Leiolopisma brongersmai Zweifel


Morethia obscura

Southern Pale-flecked Skink*

1972 Morethia obscura Storr


Panaspis annobonensis

Annobon Snake-eyed Skink*

1972 Panaspis africana annobonensis Fuhn


Tribolonotus brongersmai

Manus Island Casque-headed Skink*

1972 Tribolonotus brongersmai Cogger

Sauria (Lizards): Sphaerodactylidae (Least Geckos, etc.)

Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum

Cuban Bromeliad Least Gecko

1972 Sphaerodactylus bromeliarum Peters & Schwartz

Sauria (Lizards): Tropiduridae (Rough-tailed Iguanas)

Stenocercus apurimacus

Apurimac Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus apurimacus Fritts


Stenocercus empetrus

Rock Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus empetrus Fritts


Stenocercus ivitus

Piura Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus ivitus Fritts


Stenocercus nubicola

Cloud Forest Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus nubicola Fritts


Stenocercus ochoai

Cusco Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus ochoai Fritts


Stenocercus orientalis

Chachapoyas Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus orientalis Fritts


Stenocercus praeornatus

Comas Whorl-tailed Iguana*

1972 Stenocercus praeornatus Fritts

Serpentes (Snakes): Colubridae (Typical Snakes)

Erythrolamprus mossoroensis

Mossoro Smooth Snake*

1972 Liophis mossoroensis Hoge & Lima-Verge


Hypsiglena tanzeri

Rio Verde Night Snake

1972 Hypsiglena tanzeri Dixon & Lieb


Lycodon rosozonatus

Rosy-banded Big-toothed Snake*

1972 Dinodon rosozonatum Hu & Zhao


Macrocalamus jasoni

Mount Benom Mountain Reed Snake*

1972 Macrocalamus jasoni Grandison

Serpentes (Snakes): Typhlopidae (Typical Blind Snakes)

Amerotyphlops brongersmianus

Bahia Blind Snake*

1972 Typhlops brongersmai Vanzolini [not Typhlops florensis brongersmai Mertens 1929] (currently Amerotyphlops brongersmianus)


Anilios leptosomus

Murchison Blind Snake

1972 Ramphotyphlops leptosoma Robb

Serpentes (Snakes): Viperidae (Vipers)

Agkistrodon russeolus

Yucatan Cantil

1972 Agkistrodon bilineatus russeolus Gloyd


Echis leucogaster

White-bellied Carpet Viper

1972 Echis carinatus leucogaster Roman

Serpentes (Snakes): Xenopeltidae (Asian Sunbeam Snakes)

Xenopeltis hainanensis

Hainan Sunbeam Snake

1972 Xenopeltis hainanensis Hu & Zhao