Taxonomical update: December 21st, 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
Phrynocephalus nasatus (status upgraded)

Family Gekkonidae
Hemidactylus flavicaudus
Hemidactylus xericolus
Hemiphyllodactylus zayuensis
Uroplatus fangorn
Uroplatus fivehy

Family Gymnophthalmidae
Cercosaura anomala (transferred from Pholidobolus)
Cercosaura pacha

Family Lacertidae
Ophisops agarwali

Family Phyllodactylidae
Phyllodactylus angelensis (status upgraded)
Phyllodactylus apricus (status upgraded)
Phyllodactylus coronatus (status upgraded)
Phyllodactylus santacruzensis (status upgraded)

Family Scincidae
Asymblepharus medogensis
Asymblepharus nyingchiensis

Snakes (Serpentes)

Family Colubridae
Chlorosoma (revalidated genus)
Chlorosoma dunupyana
Dendrelaphis effrenis (status upgraded)
Leptodeira misinawui
Lycodon zayuensis
Oligodon lipipengi
Oxyrhopus emberti
Pseudablabes (revalidated genus)
Philodryas (revised genus)
Xenoxybelis (revalidated genus)

Family Pareidae
Pareas andersonii (status upgraded)
Pareas geminatus
Pareas kaduri
Pareas modestus (status upgraded)

Family Pythonidae
Nawaran (new genus)
Simalia (revised genus)