Taxonomical update: October 9th, 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 Agamidae
Ceratophora ukuwelai

Family Gekkonidae
Hemiphyllodactylus dupanglingensis
Lygodactylus baptistai
Lygodactylus nyaneka
Lygodactylus tchokwe

Family Scincidae
Trachylepis boehmei

Family Tropiduridae
Stenocercus diploauris
Stenocercus nigrobarbatus

Snakes (Serpentes)

Family Colubridae
Caaeteboia gaeli
Oxybelis koehleri
Oxybelis microphthalmus (status upgraded)
Oxybelis potosiensis (status upgraded)
Oxybelis rutherfordi
Oxybelis vittatus (status upgraded)
Tantilla lydia

Family Elapidae
Toxicocalamus mattisoni