Taxonomical update: September 25th, 2020
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Rune Midtgaard



The taxa (species or genera) below were described or revalidated since the deadline for the 1st edition of the RepFocus e-book (31st December, 2018). Most of the taxa are new to science, but some may be former synonyms revalidated to species (or genus) status, subspecies elevated to species status, or subgenera elevated to genus status. They have now been added to the taxonomic lists of this website, but not the regional checklists, the biodiversity pages, or the literature lists. As mentioned, most of the descriptions were published after 31st December, 2018, however, some may have been published earlier, but were omitted in the 1st edition.



Lizards (Sauria)

Family Anguidae
Abronia morenica

Family Cordylidae
Chamaesaura tenuior (status upgraded)
Pseudocordylus subviridis (status upgraded)

Family Eublepharidae
Goniurosaurus gezhi

Family Gekkonidae
Cnemaspis palakkadensis
Cnemaspis rishivalleyensis
Cnemaspis selenolagus
Cnemaspis stellapulvis
Cyrtodactylus maelanoi
Dixonius dulayaphitakorum
Dixonius pawangkhananti
Hemidactylus rishivalleyensis
Hemidactylus sirumalaiensis
Hemiphyllodactylus minimus

Family Gymnophthalmidae
Macropholidus montanuccii

Family Liolaemidae
Liolaemus anqapuka

Snakes (Serpentes)

Family Colubridae
Herpetoreas pealii (transferred from Hebius)
Lycodon deccanensis

Family Cylindrophiidae
Cylindrophis slowinskii

Family Typhlopidae
Indotyphlops mollyozakiae
Xerotyphlops syriacus (status upgraded)

Family Viperidae
Atheris hetfieldi