Taxonomical update: February 7th, 2022
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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
Acanthosaura meridiona
Phrynocephalus frontalis (status upgraded)

Family Anguidae
Abronia zongolica

Family Gekkonidae
Cyrtodactylus lungleiensis
Cyrtodactylus menglianensis
Cyrtodactylus stellatus
Gekko albomaculatus (status upgraded)
Gekko hulk
Gekko khunkhamensis
Hemidactylus easai

Family Lacertidae
Darevskia tuniyevi

Family Scincidae
Ablepharus (redefined genus)
Ablepharus alaicus (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus bivittatus (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus eremchenkoi (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus himalayanus (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus ladacensis (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus mahabharatus (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus nepalensis (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus sikkimensis (new genus assignment)
Ablepharus tragbulensis (new genus assignment)
Eutropis trivittata (status upgraded)
Eutropis vertebralis (status upgraded)
Protoblepharus
Protoblepharus apatani
Protoblepharus medogensis (new genus assignment)
Protoblepharus nyingchiensis (new genus assignment)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Family Colubridae
Helicops acangussu

Family Pareidae
Pareas abros
Pareas berdmorei (status upgraded)
Pareas berdmorei truongsonicus
Pareas berdmorei unicolor (new status)
Pareas carinatus tenasserimicus
Pareas kuznetsovorum

Family Viperidae
Bothrops germanoi
Bothrops jabrensis