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Neu beschriebene Reptilien

Die Übersicht informiert über Reptilien, die in den letzten 12 Monaten neu beschrieben wurden und gibt Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen.



sort Datumsort Artsort Familiesort Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2017-02-09Gehyra einasleighensisGekkonidaeSystematics of a small Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Einasleigh Uplands, Queensland: description of a new range restricted species [GAYLEEN BOURKE, RENAE C. PRATT, ERIC VANDERDUYS, CRAIG MORITZ]
2017-02-01Vipera graecaViperidae
(Viperinae)
Artstatus für Vipera ursninii graecaNuclear markers support the mitochondrial phylogeny of Vipera ursinii–renardi complex (Squamata: Viperidae) and species status for the Greek meadow viper [EDVÁRD MIZSEI, DANIEL JABLONSKI, STEPHANOS A. ROUSSOS, MARIA DIMAKI, YANNIS IOANNIDIS, GÖRAN NILSON, ZOLTÁN T. NAGY]
2016-12-30Atractus boimirim
Atractus tartarus
DipsadidaeRedescription of Atractus punctiventris and Description of Two New Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from Brazilian Amazonia [Paulo Passos, Ana L.C. Prudente, and John D. Lynch]
2016-12-30Boaedon littoralis
Boaedon longilineatus
Boaedon paralineatus
Boaedon perisilvestris
Boaedon subflavus
Lamprophiidae
(Lamprophiinae)
Cinq serpents nouveaux du genre Boaedon Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 (Serpentes : Lamprophiidae) en Afrique centrale. Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr. 159 : 61-111 [TRAPE, Jean-François & Oleg MEDIANNIKOV 2016]
2016-12-30Neue Gattung Sarada
Sarada darwini
Sarada superba
Sitana laticeps
Sitana spinaecephalus
Sitana visiri
AgamidaeSystematics and phylogeny of Sitana (Reptilia: Agamidae) of Peninsular India, with the description of one new genus and five new species [V. Deepak, Varad B. Giri, Mohammad Asif, Sushil Kumar Dutta, Raju Vyas, Amod M. Zambre, Harshal Bhosale, K. Praveen Karanth]
2016-12-14Gehyra rohanGekkonidaeA new biogeographically disjunct giant gecko (Gehyra: Gekkonidae: Reptilia) from the East Melanesian Islands [PAUL M. OLIVER, JONATHAN R. CLEGG, ROBERT N. FISHER, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, PETER N. TAYLOR, MERLIJN M. T. JOCQUE]
2016-12-06Madascincus miafina
Madascincus pyrurus
ScincidaeSpecies delimitation methods put into taxonomic practice: two new Madascincus species formerly allocated to historical species names (Squamata, Scincidae) [Aurélien Miralles, Jörn Köhler, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences]
2016-12-05Stenocercus omariTropiduridaeA new species of iguanid lizard, genus Stenocercus (Squamata, Iguania), from the Central Andes in Peru (Squamata: Tropiduridae) [PABLO J. VENEGAS, LOURDES Y. ECHEVARRÍA, KARLA GARCÍA-BURNEO, CLAUDIA KOCH]
2016-11-30Hemidactylus alfarraji
Hemidactylus asirensis

Artstatus für H. montanus and H. pauciporosus
GekkonidaeEndemic Diversification in the Mountains: Genetic, Morphological, and Geographical Differentiation of the Hemidactylus Geckos in southwestern Arabia [Šmíd, Jiří; Mohammed Shobrak; Thomas Wilms; Ulrich Joger & Salvador Carranza]
2016-11-16Liolaemus janequeoae
Liolaemus leftrarui
LiolaemidaeTwo new Liolaemus lizards from the Andean highlands of Southern Chile (Squamata, Iguania, Liolaemidae) [Jaime Troncoso-Palacios, Hugo A. Díaz, German I. Puas, Edvin Riveros-Riffo, Alvaro A. Elorza]
2016-11-16Cyrtodactylus rishivalleyensis
Cyrtodactylus srilekhae
GekkonidaeTwo new species of ground-dwelling Cyrtodactylus (Geckoella) from the Mysore Plateau, south India [ISHAN AGARWAL]
2016-10-30Madagascarophis lolo Lamprophiidae
(Pseudoxyrhophiinae)
The Cat-eyed Snakes of Madagascar: Phylogeny and Description of a New Species of Madagascarophis (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae) from the Tsingy of Ankarana [Sara Ruane, Frank T. Burbrink, Bernard Randriamahatantsoa, and Christopher J. Raxworthy]
2016-10-30Anolis purpuronectesDactyloidaeA new species of semiaquatic Anolis (Squamata: Dactyloidae) from Oaxaca and Veracruz, Mexico. [Gray, Levi; Meza-Lázaro, Rubi; Poe, Steven; de Oca, Adrián Nieto-Montes]
2016-10-05Oedura luritjaDiplodactylidaeYoung relicts and old relicts: a novel palaeoendemic vertebrate from the Australian Central Uplands [Paul M. Oliver, Peter J. McDonald]
2016-10-03Sphenomorphus sungaicolusScincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
The first riparian skink (Genus: Sphenomorphus Strauch, 1887) from Peninsular Malaysia and its relationship to other Indochinese and Sundaic species [ALEXANDRA SUMARLI, L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L., JR. WOOD, AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD, SYED RIZAL, LUKMAN H. ISMAIL, NUR AMALINA MOHD IZAM, NORHAYATI AHMAD, CHARLES W. LINKEM]
2016-09-30Anolis landestoyiDactyloidaeDiscovery of a Giant Chameleon-Like Lizard (Anolis) on Hispaniola and Its Significance to Understanding Replicated Adaptive Radiations [D. Luke Mahler, Shea M. Lambert, Anthony J. Geneva, Julienne Ng, S. Blair Hedges, Jonathan B. Losos, and Richard E. Glor]
2016-09-30Eutropis austini
Eutropis greeri
Scincidae
(Mabuyinae)
Description of Two New Species of Eutropis (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Sri Lanka with a Redescription of Eutropis madaraszi (Méhely) [Sudesh Batuwita]
2016-09-28Synophis niceforomariaeDipsadidaeA revision and key for the tribe Diaphorolepidini (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) and checklist for the genus Synophis [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, ALEJANDRO ARTEAGA, LOURDES Y. ECHEVARRÍA, OMAR TORRES-CARVAJAL]
2016-09-23Cyrtodactylus varadgiriiGekkonidaeA new species of the Cyrtodactylus (Geckoella) collegalensis (Beddome, 1870) complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Western India [ISHAN AGARWAL, ZEESHAN A. MIRZA, SAUNAK PAL, SIMON T. MADDOCK, ANURAG MISHRA, AARON M. BAUER]
2016-09-19Placosoma limaverdorumGymnophthalmidaeA new species of lizard Placosoma Tschudi, 1847 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the relictual forest mountains of the State of Ceará, Brazil [DIVA MARIA BORGES-NOJOSA, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES]
2016-09-15Crenadactylus occidentalis
Crenadactylus pilbarensis
Crenadactylus tuberculatus
DiplodactylidaeMany things come in small packages: Revision of the clawless geckos (Crenadactylus: Diplodactylidae) of Australia [PAUL DOUGHTY, RYAN J. ELLIS, PAUL M. OLIVER]
2016-09-14Cnemaspis rajakarunaiGekkonidaeCnemaspis rajakarunai sp. nov., a rock dwelling day-gecko (Sauria: Gekkonidae: Cnemaspis) from Salgala, an unprotected lowland rainforest in Sri Lanka [L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA, R. M. GAYAN PRIYANKARA RATHNAYAKE]
2016-09-12Dendrelaphis sinharajensisColubridae(Colubrinae)A new canopy-dwelling species of Dendrelaphis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Sinharaja, World Heritage Site, Sri Lanka [L.J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE]
2016-09-09Cyrtodactylus soniGekkonidaeA new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam [DZUNG TRUNG LE, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-09-08Lerista hobsoni
Lerista vanderduysi
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Cryptic diversity within the narrowly endemic Lerista wilkinsi group of north Queensland—two new species (Reptilia: Scincidae) [PATRICK J. COUPER, ANDREW P. AMEY, JESSICA WORTHINGTON WILMER]
2016-09-02Phyllodactylus pachamamaPhyllodactylidaeApplying n-dimensional hypervolumes for species delimitation: unexpected molecular, morphological, and ecological diversity in the Leaf-Toed Gecko Phyllodactylus reissii Peters, 1862 (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) from northern Peru. [CLAUDIA KOCH, MORRIS FLECKS, PABLO J. VENEGAS, PATRICK BIALKE, SEBASTIAN VALVERDE, DENNIS RÖDDER]
2016-08-18Asaccus gardneri
Asaccus margaritae
PhyllodactylidaeMicroendemicity in the northern Hajar Mountains of Oman and the United Arab Emirates with the description of two new species of geckos of the genus Asaccus (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) [Salvador Carranza, Marc Simó-Riudalbas, Sithum Jayasinghe, Thomas Wilms, Johannes Els]
2016-08-15Anilios zonulaTyphlopidaeA New Species of Blindsnake (Scolecophidia: Typhlopidae: Anilios) from the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. [Ryan J. Ellis]
2016-08-11Geophis lorancaiDipsadidaeA new species of earth snake (Dipsadidae, Geophis) from Mexico [Luis Canseco-Márquez, Carlos J. Pavón-Vázquez, Marco Antonio Lòpez-Luna, Adrian Nieto-Montes de Oca]
2016-08-11Epictia venegasi
Epictia vonmayi
LeptotyphlopidaeTwo new endemic species of Epictia Gray, 1845 (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) from Northern Peru [CLAUDIA KOCH, ROY SANTA CRUZ, HEIDY CÁRDENAS]
2016-08-03Tupinambis cryptus
Tupinambis cuzcoensis
Tupinambis zuliensis
TeiidaeCryptic, Sympatric Diversity in Tegu Lizards of the Tupinambis teguixin Group (Squamata, Sauria, Teiidae) and the Description of Three New Species [John C. Murphy, Michael J. Jowers, Richard M. Lehtinen, Stevland P. Charles, Guarino R. Colli, Ayrton K. Peres Jr, Catriona R. Hendry, R. Alexander Pyron]
2016-08-01Pholidobolus ulisesiGymnophthalmidaeA new species of Andean microteiid lizard (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae: Pholidobolus) from Peru, with comments on P. vertebralis [Pablo J. Venegas, Lourdes Y. Echevarría, Simón E. Lobos, Pedro M. Sales Nunes, and Omar Torres-Carvajal]
2016-07-20Oligodon condaoensisColubridae(Colubrinae)A new species of kukri snake (Squamata: Colubridae: Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826) from Con Dao Islands, southern Vietnam [SANG NGOC NGUYEN, VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, SON HONG LE, ROBERT W. MURPHY]
2016-07-20Sitana marudhamneydhalAgamidaeDescription of a new species of Sitana Cuvier, 1829 from southern India [V. DEEPAK, AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, SANDEEP VARMA, R. CHAITANYA]
2016-07-20Pseudogekko isapaGekkonidaeA new species of Pseudogekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Romblon Island Group, Central Philippines [CAMERON D. SILER, DREW R. DAVIS, ARVIN C. DIESMOS, FAITH GUINTO, COLLIN WHITSETT, RAFE M. BROWN]
2016-07-18Drymarchon kolpobasileusColubridae(Colubrinae)A cryptic new species of Indigo Snake (genus Drymarchon) from the Florida Platform of the United States [KENNETH L. KRYSKO, MICHAEL C. GRANATOSKY, LEROY P. NUÑEZ, DANIEL J. SMITH]
2016-07-15Bothriechis nubestrisViperidae
(Crotalinae)
A cryptic palm-pitviper species (Squamata: Viperidae: Bothriechis) from the Costa Rican highlands, with notes on the variation within B. nigroviridis [TIFFANY M. DOAN, ANDREW J. MASON, TODD A. CASTOE, MAHMOOD SASA, CHRISTOPHER L. PARKINSON]
2016-07-07Dixonius minhleiGekkonidaeFirst molecular verification of Dixonius vietnamensis Das, 2004 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with the description of a new species from Vinh Cuu Nature Reserve, Dong Nai Province, Vietnam [THOMAS ZIEGLER, ANDREAS BOTOV, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, AARON M. BAUER, IAN G. BRENNAN, HANH THI NGO, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2016-07-07Pseudocalotes drogon
Pseudocalotes rhaegal
Pseudocalotes viserion
AgamidaeDragons in the mist: three new species of Pseudocalotes Fitzinger (Squamata: Agamidae) from the sky island archipelago of Peninsular Malaysia [L. LEE GRISMER, EVAN S. H. QUAH, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, SHAHRUL ANUAR, ABDUL MUIN, HAYDEN R. DAVIS, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH, JESSE L. GRISMER, MICHAEL COTA, ANTHONY J. COBOS]
2016-09-30Helicops nenturDipsadidaeA New Species of Helicops (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Hydropsini) from Southeastern Brazil [Costa, Henrique C.; Diego J. Santana, Fernando Leal, Ricardo Koroiva, and Paulo C.A. Garcia]
2016-06-30Mesaspis cuchumatanusAnguidae
(Gerrhonotinae)
A New Species of Mesaspis (Squamata: Anguidae) from the High Cuchumatanes of Guatemala [Israel Solano-Zavaleta, Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca, and Jonathan A. Campbell]
2016-06-30Bachia remotaGymnophthalmidaeA New Species of Bachia Gray 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Eastern Guiana Shield [Ribeiro-Júnior, Marco A.; Marcélia B. da Silva, and Jucivaldo D. Lima 2016]
2016-06-29Eremias isfahanicaLacertidaeA new species of the genus Eremias Fitzinger, 1834 (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Central Iran, supported by mtDNA sequences and morphology [ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, SAEED HOSSEINIAN, SOOLMAZ RAFIEE, HAJI GHOLI KAMI, MEHDI RAJABIZADEH, MICHAEL WINK]
2016-06-29Epictia martinezi
Epictia pauldwyeri
Epictia resetari
Epictia schneideri
Epictia vindumi
Epictia wynni
LeptotyphlopidaeMorphological review and taxonomic status of the Epictia phenops species group of Mesoamerica, with description of six new species and discussion of South American Epictia albifrons, E. goudotii, and E. tenella (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae: Epictinae) [Van Wallach]
2016-06-28Brachymeles dalawangdaliri Scincidae
(Scincinae)
Additions to Philippine Slender Skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) III: a new species from Tablas Island [DREW R. DAVIS, AARON D. GEHEBER, JESSA L. WATTERS, MICHELLE L. PENROD, KATHRYN D. FELLER, ALISSA ASHFORD, JOSH KOURI, DANIEL NGUYEN, KATHRYN SHAUBERGER, KYRA SHEATSLEY, CLAIRE WINFREY, RACHEL WONG, MARITES B. SANGUILA, RAFE M. BROWN, CAMERON D. SILER]
2016-06-28Brachymeles ilocandiaScincidae
(Scincinae)
Additions to Philippine Slender Skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) II: a new species from the northern Philippines [CAMERON D. SILER, DREW R. DAVIS, ELYSE S. FREITAS, NICHOLAS A. HURON, AARON D. GEHEBER, JESSA L. WATTERS, MICHELLE L. PENROD, MONICA PAPEȘ, ANDREW AMREIN, ALYSSA ANWAR, DONTAE COOPER, TUCKER HEIN, ANNALISA MANNING, NEERAL PATEL, LAUREN PINAROC, ARVIN C. DIESMOS, MAE L. DIESMOS, CARL H. OLIVEROS, RAFE M. BROWN]
2016-06-28Brachymeles ligtasScincidae
(Scincinae)
Additions to Philippine Slender Skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) I: A new species from Lubang Island [AARON D. GEHEBER, DREW R. DAVIS, JESSA L. WATTERS, MICHELLE L. PENROD, KATHRYN D. FELLER, CONNER S. DAVEY, ELYSE D. ELLSWORTH, RACHEL L. FLANAGAN, BRENDAN B. HEITZ, TANA MOORE, MARIE D. C. NGUYEN, AUSTYN ROBERTS, JOHN SUTTON, MARITES B. SANGUILA, CHARLES W. LINKEM, RAFE M. BROWN, CAMERON D. SILER]
2016-06-26Brachymeles ligtasScincidae
(Scincinae)
Additions to Philippine Slender Skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae): A new species from Lubang Island [AARON D. GEHEBER, DREW R. DAVIS, JESSA L. WATTERS, MICHELLE L. PENROD, KATHRYN D. FELLER, CONNER S. DAVEY, ELYSE D. ELLSWORTH, RACHEL L. FLANAGAN, BRENDAN B. HEITZ, TANA MOORE, MARIE D. C. NGUYEN, AUSTYN ROBERTS, JOHN SUTTON, MARITES B. SANGUILA, CHARLES W. LINKEM, RAFE M. BROWN, CAMERON D. SILER]
2016-06-22Vipera walserViperidae
(Viperinae)
A new vertebrate for Europe: the discovery of a range-restricted relict viper in the western Italian Alps [SAMUELE GHIELMI, MICHELE MENEGON, STUART J. MARSDEN, LORENZO LADDAGA and SYLVAIN URSENBACHER]
2016-06-22Lygosoma ashwamedhi jetzt Eutropis ashwamedhiScincidaeNo longer supple? Molecular phylogeny suggests generic reassignment of Lygosoma ashwamedhi (Sharma, 1969) (Reptilia: Scincidae) [CHELMALA SRINIVASULU, BHARGAVI SRINIVASULU, ADITYA SRINIVASULU, MIDATHALA SEETHARAMARAJU]
2016-06-10Liolaemus parthenosLiolaemidaeThe First Parthenogenetic Pleurodont Iguanian: A New All-female Liolaemus (Squamata: Liolaemidae) from Western Argentina [Cristián S. Abdala, Diego Baldo, Ricardo A. Juárez, and Robert E. Espinoza]
2016-06-10Leiocephalus sixtoiLeiocephalidaeA new dune-dwelling lizard of the genus Leiocephalus (Iguania, Leiocephalidae) from the Dominican Republic [GUNTHER KÖHLER, MARCOS J. RODRÍGUEZ BOBADILLA, S. BLAIR HEDGES]
2016-06-10Phymaturus rahuensisLiolaemidaeA new lizard species of the Phymaturus patagonicus group (Squamata: Liolaemini) from northern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina [ANDREA GONZÁLEZ MARÍN, CRISTIAN HERNÁN FULVIO PÉREZ, IGNACIO MINOLI, Mariana Morando, Luciano Javier Avila]
2016-06-02Hemiphyllodactylus huishuiensisGekkonidaeA new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Guizhou, China [JIE YAN, YUBO LIN, WEIBO GUO, PENG LI, KAIYA ZHOU]
2016-06-01Strophurus congooDiplodactylidaeA new species of gecko (Squamata: Diplodactylidae: Strophurus) from north Queensland, Australia [ERIC VANDERDUYS]
2016-05-30Chilabothrus argentumBoidae
(Boinae)
Discovery of a Remarkable New Boa from the Conception Island Bank, Bahamas [R. Graham Reynolds, Alberto R. Puente-Rolón, Anthony J. Geneva, Kevin J. Aviles-Rodriguez, and Nicholas C. Herrmann]
2016-05-11Blaesodactylus victoriGekkonidaeA new species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tsingy limestone outcrops in Namoroka National Park, north-western Madagascar [IVAN INEICH, FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES]
2016-05-10Parsigecko ziaieiGekkonidaeA new genus and species of gekkonid lizard (Squamata: Gekkota: Gekkonidae) from Hormozgan Province with a revised key to gekkonid genera of Iran [BARBOD SAFAEI-MAHROO, HANYEH GHAFFARI, STEVEN C. ANDERSON]
2016-05-09Trachylepis thomensis
Trachylepis principensis
Scincidae
(Mabuyinae)
A review of the genus Trachylepis (Sauria: Scincidae) from the Gulf of Guinea, with descriptions of two new species in the Trachylepis maculilabris (Gray, 1845) species complex [LUIS M. P. CERÍACO, MARIANA P. MARQUES, AARON M. BAUER]
2016-05-05Cyrtodactylus hitchiGekkonidaeA new Bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Mekongga Mountains, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia [AWAL RIYANTO, HELLEN KURNIATI, ANDREW ENGILIS, JR]
2016-05-03Hemiphyllodactylus cicakGekkonidaePhylogenetic relationships of geckos of the Hemiphyllodactylus harterti group, a new species from Penang Island, Peninsular Malaysia, and a likely case of true cryptic speciation [ANTHONY COBOS, L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., EVAN S. H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR, MOHD ABDUL MUIN]
2016-05-02Cyrtodactylus calamei
Cyrtodactylus hinnamnoensis
Cyrtodactylus sommerladi
GekkonidaeEvolution in karst massifs: Cryptic diversity among bent-toed geckos along the Truong Son Range with descriptions of three new species and one new country record from Laos [VINH QUANG LUU, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, Truong QUang Nguyen, MINH DUC LE, NICOLE SCHNEIDER, HANH THI NGO, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-04-29Gehyra girloorlooGekkonidaeSystematics of small Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) of the southern Kimberley, Western Australia: redescription of G. kimberleyi Börner & Schüttler, 1983 and description of a new restricted range species [PAUL M. OLIVER, GAYLEEN BOURKE, RENAE C. PRATT, PAUL DOUGHTY, CRAIG MORITZ]
2016-04-26Cyrtodactylus hidupselamanya
Cyrtodactylus lenggongensis
GekkonidaeTwo new Bent-toed Geckos of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex from Peninsular Malaysia and multiple instances of convergent adaptation to limestone forest ecosystems [L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR, SHAHRUL ANUAR, MARTA S. GRISMER, EVAN S. H. QUAH, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH, MOHD ABDUL MUIN, HAYDEN R. DAVIS, CÉSAR AGUILAR, RANDY KLABACKA, ANTHONY J. COBOS, ANCHALEE AOWPHOL, JACK W. SITES, JR]
2016-04-12Rhadinella dysmicaDipsadidaeA new species of Rhadinella (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico [GUSTAVO CAMPILLO, LUIS FERNANDO DÁVILA-GALAVÍZ, OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA, JONATHAN A. CAMPBELL]
2016-04-04Bothrops sazimaiViperidae
(Crotalinae)
Another new and threatened species of lancehead genus Bothrops (Serpentes, Viperidae) from Ilha dos Franceses, Southeastern Brazil [Fausto E. Barbo, João Luiz Gasparini, Antonio P. Almeida, Hussam Zaher, Felipe G. Grazziotin, Rodrigo B. Gusmão, José Mário G. Ferrarini, Ricardo J. Sawaya]
2016-03-30Amphisbaena filiformisAmphisbaenidaeA new two-pored species of Amphisbaena (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado, with a key to the two-pored species of Amphisbaena [SÍRIA RIBEIRO, JERRIANE O. GOMES, HELDER LÚCIO RODRIGUES DA SILVA, CARLOS EDUARDO D. CINTRA, NELSON JORGE DA JR. SILVA]
2016-03-30Norops mccraniei
Norops wilsoni
DactyloidaeA taxonomic revision of the Norops tropidonotus complex (Squamata, Dactyloidae), with the resurrection of N. spilorhipis (Álvarez del Toro and Smith, 1956) and the description of two new species [Gunther Köhler, Josiah H. Townsend, and Claus Bo P. Petersen]
2016-03-24Diplodactylus ameyiDiplodactylidaeA new species of gecko from arid inland regions of eastern Australia (Diplodactylus; Diplodactylidae) [PATRICK J. COUPER, PAUL M. OLIVER]
2016-03-31Abronia cuetzpaliAnguidae
(Gerrhonotinae)
A New Species of Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico [Jonathan A. Campbell, Israel Solano-Zavaleta, Oscar Flores-Villela, Itzue W. Caviedes-Solis, and Darrel R. Frost]
2016-03-30Malayotyphlops andyi
Malayotyphlops denrorum
TyphlopidaeTwo New Species of Malayotyphlops from the Northern Philippines, with Redescriptions of Malayotyphlops luzonensis (Taylor) and Malayotyphlops ruber (Boettger) [Addison H. Wynn, Arvin C. Diesmos, and Rafe M. Brown]
2016-03-23Tytthoscincus batupanggah
Tytthoscincus leproauricularis
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Two new species of diminutive leaf-litter skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Tytthoscincus) from Gunung Penrissen, Sarawak, Malaysia (northern Borneo) [BENJAMIN R. KARIN, INDRANEIL DAS, AARON M. BAUER]
2016-03-21Microgecko chabaharensisGekkonidaeA new species of the genus Microgecko Nikolsky, 1907 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from southern Iran [ALI GHOLAMIFARD, NASRULLAH RASTEGAR-POUYANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, AZAR KHOSRAVANI, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, HAMZEH ORAEI]
2016-03-21Cylindrophis subocularisCylindrophiidaeAn inconspicuous, conspicuous new species of Asian pipesnake, genus Cylindrophis (Reptilia: Squamata: Cylindrophiidae), from the south coast of Jawa Tengah, Java, Indonesia, and an overview of the tangled taxonomic history of C. ruffus (Laurenti, 1768) [MAX KIECKBUSCH, SVEN MECKE, LUKAS HARTMANN, LISA EHRMANTRAUT, MARK O’SHEA, HINRICH KAISER]
2016-03-21Bitis harenna Viperidae
(Viperinae)
A new large species of Bitis Gray, 1842 (Serpentes: Viperidae) from the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia [DAVID J. GOWER, EDWARD O. Z. WADE, STEPHEN SPAWLS, WOLFGANG BÖHME, EVAN R. BUECHLEY, DANIEL SYKES, TIMOTHY J. COLSTON]
2016-03-21Letheobia mbeerensisTyphlopidaeA new species of Letheobia (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) from central Kenya [PATRICK K. MALONZA, AARON M. BAUER, JACOB M. NGWAVA]
2016-03-16Tytthoscincus panchorensis Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
The transfer of two clades of Malaysian Sphenomorphus Fitzinger (Squamata: Scincidae) into the genus Tytthoscincus Linkem, Diesmos, & Brown and the description of a new Malaysian swamp-dwelling species [L. LEE GRISMER, MOHD ABDUL MUIN, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, SHAHRUL ANUAR, CHARLES W. LINKEM]
2016-03-10Cyrtodactylus phetchaburiensisGekkonidaeA new Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Phetchaburi Province, Thailand [OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, MONTRI SUMONTHA, AARON M. BAUER]
2016-03-09Oedura bella
Oedura fimbria
DiplodactylidaeSystematic revision of the marbled velvet geckos (Oedura marmorata species complex, Diplodactylidae) from the Australian arid and semi-arid zones [PAUL M. OLIVER, PAUL DOUGHTY]
2016-03-04Melanophidium khaireiUropeltidaeA reassessment of Melanophidium Günther, 1864 (Squamata: Serpentes: Uropeltidae) from the Western Ghats of peninsular India, with the description of a new species [DAVID J. GOWER, VARAD GIRI, ASHOK CAPTAIN, MARK WILKINSON]
2016-03-02Wallaceophis gujaratenesis Colubridae(Colubrinae)A New Miocene-Divergent Lineage of Old World Racer Snake from India [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Raju Vyas, Harshil Patel, Jaydeep Maheta, Rajesh V. Sanap]
2016-02-26Ptychozoon bannaenseGekkonidaeDescription of a new species of the genus Ptychozoon (Squamata: Gekkonidae), representing a new national record of this genus from southern Yunnan Province, China [YING-YONG WANG, JIAN WANG, ZU-YAO LIU]
2016-02-23Varanus semotusVaranidaeA new blue-tailed Monitor lizard (Reptilia, Squamata, Varanus) of the Varanus indicus group from Mussau Island, Papua New Guinea [Valter Weijola, Stephen Donnellan, Christer Lindqvist]
2016-02-22Natrix astreptophoraNatricidaeIntegrative taxonomy provides evidence for the species status of the Ibero-Maghrebian grass snake Natrix astreptophora [Felix Pokrant, Carolin Kindler, Martin Ivanov, Marc Cheylan, Philippe Geniez, Wolfgang Böhme and Uwe Fritz]
2016-02-18Mabuya parviterraeScincidae
(Mabuyinae)
A new species of skink from the Guadeloupe Archipelago (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuya) [S. Blair Hedges, Olivier Lorvelec, Nicolas Barré, Joël Berchel, Marion Diard Combot, Nicolas Vidal, and Claudie Pavis]
2016-02-18Malayemys isanGeoemydidaeA NEW SNAIL-EATING TURTLE OF THE GENUS Malayemys LINDHOLM, 1931 (GEOEMYDIDAE) FROM THAILAND AND LAOS [Montri Sumontha, Timothy R. Brophy, Kirati Kunya, Suthep Wiboonatthapol and Olivier S. G. Pauwels]
2016-02-10Cyrtodactylus equestris
Cyrtodactylus rex
GekkonidaeThe Knight and the King: two new species of giant bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus, Gekkonidae, Squamata) from northern New Guinea, with comments on endemism in the North Papuan Mountains [Paul Oliver, Stephen Richards, Mumpuni Mumpuni, Herbert Rösler]
2016-02-10Gopherus evgoodeiTestudinidaeThe desert tortoise trichotomy: Mexico hosts a third, new sister-species of tortoise in the Gopherus morafkai–G. agassizii group [Taylor Edwards, Alice Karl, Mercy Vaughn, Philip Rosen, Christina Meléndez Torres, Robert W. Murphy]
2016-02-10Cyrtodactylus bansocensisGekkonidaeA new species of karst-dwelling bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, central Laos [VINH QUANG LUU, Truong QUang Nguyen, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-01-31Anolis apletolepis
Anolis chlorodius
Anolis divius
Anolis eladioi
Anolis gonavensis
Anolis leucodera
Anolis prasinorius
Anolis viridius
DactyloidaeA revision of the green anoles of Hispaniola with description of eight new species (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae) [Gunther Köhler & S. Blair Hedges]
2016-01-31Japalura iadina
Japalura laeviventris
AgamidaeTwo new species of Japalura (Squamata: Agamidae) from the Hengduan Mountain Range, China [Kai WANG, Ke JIANG, Da-Hu ZOU, Fang YAN, Cameron D. SILER, Jing CHE]
2016-01-26Cyrtodactylus klakahensisGekkonidaeA new species of bent-toed gecko, genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae), from Jawa Timur Province, Java, Indonesia, with taxonomic remarks on C. fumosus (Müller, 1895) [LUKAS HARTMANN, SVEN MECKE, MAX KIECKBUSCH, FELIX MADER, HINRICH KAISER]
2016-01-22Lepidoblepharis nukakSphaerodactylidaeA new Lepidoblepharis lizard (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Colombian Guyana shield [MARTHA LUCIA CALDERÓN-ESPINOSA, GUIDO FABIAN MEDINA-RANGEL]
2016-01-20Paracontias ampijoroensis
Paracontias mahamavo
ScincidaeA new perspective on the reduction of cephalic scales in fossorial legless skinks (Squamata, Scincidae) [Aurélien Miralles, Teppei Jono, Akira Mori, Robert Gandola, Jesse Erens, Jörn Köhler, Frank Glaw and Miguel Vences]
2016-01-22Cyrtodactylus ruffordGekkonidaeCyrtodactylus rufford, a new cave-dwelling bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, central Laos [VINH QUANG LUU, THOMAS CALAME, TRUONG QUANG Nguyen, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-01-20Liolaemus uniformisLiolaemidaeA new species of Liolaemus related to L. nigroviridis from the Andean highlands of Central Chile (Iguania, Liolaemidae) [Jaime Troncoso-Palacios, Alvaro A. Elorza, German I. Puas, Edmundo Alfaro-Pardo]
2016-01-08Lygodactylus wojnowskiiGekkonidaeA new species of dwarf gecko in the genus Lygodactylus (squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Kenya [PATRICK K. MALONZA, CAROLINA GRANTHON, DEAN A. WILLIAMS]
2016-01-06Cordylus namakuiyusCordylidaeA review of Cordylus machadoi (Squamata: Cordylidae) in southwestern Angola, with the description of a new species from the Pro-Namib desert [EDWARD L. STANLEY, LUIS M. P. CERÍACO, SUZANA BANDEIRA, HILARIA VALERIO, MICHAEL F. BATES, WILLIAM R. BRANCH]
2016-01-05Cyrtodactylus gunungsenyumensisGekkonidaeA new species of karst forest Bent-toed Gecko (genus Cyrtodactylus Gray) not yet threatened by foreign cement companies and a summary of Peninsular Malaysia’s endemic karst forest herpetofauna and the need for its conservation [L. LEE GRISMER, P. L., JR. WOOD, SHAHRUL ANUAR, H. R. DAVIS, A. J. COBOS, M. L. MURDOCH]
2016-01-05Elseya flaviventralisChelidaeA new species of freshwater turtle of the genus Elseya (Testudinata: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from the Northern Territory of Australia [SCOTT THOMSON, ARTHUR GEORGES]