Taxonomical update: April 2nd, 2021
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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
Ctenophorus modestus (status upgraded)

Gonocephalus pyrius
Sitana kalesari
Sitana sushili

Family Gekkonidae
Cnemaspis lokugei
Cnemaspis rajgadensis
Cnemaspis schalleri
Cyrtodactylus kulenensis
Gekko jinjiangensis

Family Gymnophthalmidae
Kataphraktosaurus (new genus)
Kataphraktosaurus ungerhamiltoni

Family Scincidae
Plestiodon longiartus
Subdoluseps nilgiriensis

Family Xantusiidae
Lepidophyma lusca

Snakes (Serpentes)

Family Elapidae
Bungarus suzhenae

Family Pareidae
Asthenodipsas ingeri

Family Viperidae
Vipera tuniyevi

Family Xenodermidae
Achalinus panzhihuaensis
Achalinus yangdatongi