Taxonomical update: November 6th, 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
Acanthocercus margaritae
Calotes farooqi (status upgraded)
Calotes vultuosus (status upgraded)

Family Gekkonidae
Cyrtodactylus gulinqingensis
Cyrtodactylus hutchinsoni
Hemidactylus kimbulae
Lepidodactylus babuyanensis
Lepidodactylus bakingibut
Lepidodactylus bisakol
Lepidodactylus nakahiwalay

Family Gymnophthalmidae
Selvasaura almendarizae

Family Lacertidae
Podarcis thais (status upgraded)

Family Liolaemidae
Liolaemus pikunche
Phymaturus katenke

Family Phyllodactylidae
Homonota itambere

Family Scincidae
Anomalopus (redefined genus)
Coeranoscincus (revalidated genus)
Coggeria (revalidated genus)
Ophioscincus (revalidated genus)
Praeteropus
Praeteropus auxilliger
Praeteropus monachus
Saiphos (redefined genus)
Sepsiscus
Sphenomorphus wau
Tropidophorus guangxiensis hongjiangensis

Snakes (Serpentes)

Family Colubridae
Calamaria nebulosa
Gonyosoma hainanense
Hebius septemlineatus (status upgraded)
Hebius weixiensis
Oligodon churahensis
Oxybelis transandinus

Family Gerrhopilidae
Gerrhopilus sumatranus
Gerrhopilus suturalis (status upgraded)

Family Lamprophiidae
Lycophidion chirioi
Lycophidion jacksoni (status upgraded)
Lycophidion jacksoni occidentale
Lycophidion tchadensis

Family Xenodermidae
Achalinus dehuaensis

Turtles (Testudines)

Family Trionychidae
Pelodiscus huangshanensis