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2023-01-26 Gerrhopilus flavinotatus,
Gerrhopilus lorealis,
Gerrhopilus papuanorum,
Gerrhopilus polyadenus,
Gerrhopilus slapcinskyi,
Gerrhopilus wallachi
Gerrhopilidae A revision of Gerrhopilus inornatus (Squamata: Gerrhopilidae) reveals a multi-species complex [FRED KRAUS]
2023-01-25 Dipsas welborni,
Sibon canopy,
Sibon irmelindicaprioae,
Sibon marleyae,
Sibon vieirai
Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A consolidated phylogeny of snail-eating snakes (Serpentes, Dipsadini), with the description of five new species from Colombia, Ecuador, and Panama [Alejandro Arteaga, Abel Batista]
2023-01-21 Phrynocephalus boettgeri (stat. nov.),
Phrynocephalus brevipes (stat. nov.),
Phrynocephalus cameranoi (stat. nov.),
Phrynocephalus khorasanus (stat. nov.),
Phrynocephalus meridionalis (stat. nov.),
Phrynocephalus nanschanicus (stat. nov.),
Phrynocephalus sergeevi (stat. nov.)
Agamidae COI-Barcoding and Species Delimitation Assessment of Toad-Headed Agamas of the Genus Phrynocephalus (Agamidae, Squamata) Reveal Unrecognized Diversity in Central Eurasia [Evgeniya N. Solovyeva, Evgeniy A. Dunayev, Roman A. Nazarov, Dmitriy A. Bondarenko and Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2023-01-20 Ateuchosaurus okinavensis (resurrected) Scincidae (Scincinae) Taxonomic revision and re-description of Ateuchosaurus pellopleurus (Hallowell, 1861) (Reptilia, Squamata, Scincidae) with resurrection of A. okinavensis (Thompson, 1912) [Tomohisa Makino, Takafumi Nakano, Taku Okamoto, Tsutomu Hikida]
2023-01-19 Pholidobolus argosi,
Pholidobolus celsiae,
Pholidobolus odinsae
Gymnophthalmidae Species richness under a vertebral stripe: integrative taxonomy uncovers three additional species of Pholidobolus lizards (Sauria, Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the north-western Colombian Andes. [Adolfo Amézquita, Luis A. Mazariegos-H, Santiago Cañaveral, Catalina Orejuela, Leidy Alejandra Barragán-Contreras, Juan M. Daza]
2023-01-19 Cyrtodactylus thongphaphumensis Gekkonidae A new species of the Cyrtodactylus brevipalmatus group (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from the uplands of western Thailand [L. Lee Grismer, Attapol Rujirawan, Siriwadee Chomdej, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Siriporn Yodthong, Akrachai Aksornneam, Anchalee Aowphol]
2023-01-18 Boiga whitakeri (syn. nov.) Colubridae (Colubrinae) On the taxonomic validity of Boiga whitakeri Ganesh et al., 2021 with new insights on Boiga dightoni (Boulenger, 1894) (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) [Surya Narayanan, Sandeep Das, Y. Muhammed Anvar, Frank Tillack, Pratyush P. Mohapatra, David J. Gower, K. P. Rajkumar, V. Deepak]
2023-01-13 Hoplodactylus tohu Diplodactylidae Revision of the New Zealand gecko genus Hoplodactylus, with the description of a new species [LACHIE SCARSBROOK, KERRY WALTON, NICOLAS J. RAWLENCE, RODNEY A. HITCHMOUGH]
2023-01-11 Cyrtodactylus santana Gekkonidae Scratching the surface: a new species of Bent-toed gecko (Squamata, Gekkonidae, Cyrtodactylus) from Timor-Leste of the darmandvillei group marks the potential for future discoveries [Kin Onn Chan, L. Lee Grismer, Fernando Santana, Pedro Pinto, Frances W. Loke, Nathan Conaboy]
2023-01-02 Micrelapidae (fam. nov.) Micrelapidae Ultraconserved elements-based phylogenomic systematics of the snake superfamily Elapoidea, with the description of a new Afro-Asian family [Sunandan Das, Eli Greenbaum, Shai Meiri, Aaron M. Bauer, Frank T. Burbrink, Christopher J. Raxworthy, Jeffrey L. Weinell, Rafe M. Brown, Jonathan Brecko, Olivier S.G. Pauwels, Nirhy Rabibisoa, Achille P. Raselimanana, Juha Merilä]
2022-12-31 Proctoporus titans Gymnophthalmidae A New Species of Proctoporus (Reptilia, Gymnophthalmidae, Cercosaurinae) from the Puna of the Otishi National Park in Peru [Edgar Lehr, Juan C. Cusi, Maura I. Fernandez, Ricardo J. Vera and Alessandro Catenazzi]
2022-12-29 Tropidophis cacuangoae Tropidophiidae A time relic: a new species of dwarf boa, Tropidophis Bibron, 1840 (Serpentes: Amerophidia), from the Upper Amazon Basin [H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, Alexander Bentley, Claudia Koch, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Omar M. Entiauspe-Neto]
2022-12-28 Darevskia josefschmidtleri (sp. nov.),
Darevskia mirabilis (stat. nov.),
Darevskia obscura (stat. nov.),
Darevskia rudis lantzicyreni (comb. nov.),
Darevskia obscura bischoffi (comb. nov.),
Darevskia obscura macromaculata (comb. nov.)
Darevskia spitzenbergerae (stat. nov.),
Darevskia spitzenbergerae wernermayeri (ssp. nov.)
Lacertidae Revising the taxonomy of Darevskia valentini (Boettger, 1892) and Darevskia rudis (Bedriaga, 1886) (Squamata, Lacertidae): a Morpho-Phylogenetic integrated study in a complex Anatolian scenario [OSCAR ARRIBAS, KAMİL CANDAN, PANAGIOTIS KORNILIOS, DİNÇER AYAZ, YUSUF KUMLUTAŞ, SERKAN GÜL, CAN YILMAZ, ELİF YILDIRIM CAYNAK, ÇETİN ILGAZ]
2022-12-27 Rhampholeon colemani,
Rhampholeon nicolai,
Rhampholeon princeeai,
Rhampholeon rubeho,
Rhampholeon sabini,
Rhampholeon waynelotteri
Chamaeleonidae Cryptic diversity in pygmy chameleons (Chamaeleonidae: Rhampholeon) of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, with description of six new species [Michele Menegon, John V. Lyakurwa, Simon P. Loader, Krystal A. Tolley]
2022-12-25 Diploderma daochengense,
Diploderma kangdingense,
Diploderma xinlongense
Agamidae Three New Species of Diploderma Hallowell, 1861 (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from the Shaluli Mountains in Western Sichuan, China [Bo CAI, Meihua ZHANG, Jing LI, Simeng DU, Feng XIE, Mian HOU, Huaming ZHOU and Jianping JIANG]
2022-12-21 Hebius maximus (comb. nov.) Colubridae (Natricinae) On the validity of Hebius sauteri maximus (Malnate, 1962) (Squamata, Natricidae), with the redescription of H. maximus comb. nov. and H. sauteri (Boulenger, 1909) [Mao-Liang Li, Jin-Long Ren, Jun-Jie Huang, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Shuo Qi, Ke Jiang, Ying-Yong Wang, Jia-Tang Li]
2022-12-14 Mesoclemmys sabiniparaensis Chelidae A New South American Freshwater Turtle of the Genus Mesoclemmys from the Brazilian Amazon (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) [Fábio A.G. Cunha, Iracilda Sampaio, Jeferson Carneiro, Richard C. Vogt, Russell A. Mittermeier, Anders G.J. Rhodin, Marcelo C. Andrade]
2022-12-14 Geophis berillus Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A New Species of Snake of the Geophis sieboldi Group (Squamata: Dipsadidae) from Estado de México, Mexico [Lesly Montserrat Barragán-Reséndiz, Carlos J. Pavón-Vázquez, Romina Itzel Cervantes-Burgos, Marysol Trujano-Ortega, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Uri Omar García-Vázquez]
2022-12-13 Gloydius chambensis Viperidae (Crotalinae) Phylogenetic and morphological analysis of Gloydius himalayanus (Serpentes, Viperidae, Crotalinae), with the description of a new species [Sourish Kuttalam, Vishal Santra, John Benjamin Owens, Melvin Selvan, Nilanjan Mukherjee, Stuart Graham, Anatoli Togridou, Omesh K. Bharti, Jingsong Shi, Kartik Shanker and Anita Malhotra]
2022-12-09 Naja fuxi (sp. nov.),
Naja polyocellata (comb. nov.)
Elapidae Description of a New Cobra (Naja Laurenti, 1768; Squamata, Elapidae) from China with Designation of a Neotype for Naja atra [Sheng-Chao Shi, Gernot Vogel, Li Ding, Ding-Qi Rao, Shuo Liu, Liang Zhang, Zheng-Jun Wu and Ze-Ning Chen]
2022-12-09 Guarocuyus (gen. nov.),
Guarocuyus jaraguanus (sp. nov.)
Diploglossidae (Celestinae) A new genus and species of Caribbean forest lizard (Diploglossidae; Celestinae) from southern Hispaniola [MIGUEL A. LANDESTOY T., MOLLY SCHOOLS, S. BLAIR HEDGES ]
2022-12-07 Cnemaspis agayagangai,
Cnemaspis fantastica,
Cnemaspis pachaimalaiensis,
Cnemaspis rudhira,
Cnemaspis salimalii
Gekkonidae A multitude of spots! Five new microendemic species of the Cnemaspis gracilis group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from massifs in the Shevaroy landscape, Tamil Nadu, India [Ishan Agarwal, Tejas Thackeray, Akshay Khandekar]
2022-11-30 Tropiocolotes chirioi,
Tropiocolotes tassiliensis
Gekkonidae Dwarves in a Big World: Two New Species of Tropiocolotes (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Sahara Desert, with the First Detailed Skull Description of the Genus [Marco Antônio Ribeiro-Júnior, Claudia Koch, Morris Flecks, Marta Calvo, Shai Meiri]
2022-11-22 Diploderma limingense,
Diploderma shuoquense,
Diploderma yongshengense
Agamidae Three new species of Diploderma Hallowell, 1861 (Squamata, Agamidae) from the Hengduan Mountain Region, south-western China [Shuo Liu, Mian Hou, Dingqi Rao, Natalia B. Ananjeva]
2022-11-23 Proctoporus otishi Gymnophthalmidae A new species of Andean lizard, Proctoporus (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae), from the highland of Parque Nacional Otishi in Peru [LUIS MAMANI & LILY O. RODRÍGUEZ]
2022-11-22 Trimeresurus calamitas,
Trimeresurus kirscheyi,
Trimeresurus whitteni
Viperidae A Review of the Complex of Trimeresurus hageni (Lidth de Jeude, 1886) (Squamata: Viperidae) with Descriptions of Three New Insular Species from Indonesia [Gernot Vogel, Patrick David & Irvan Sidik]
2022-11-21 Afroedura otjihipae,
Afroedura pundomontana
Gekkonidae Rock island melody remastered: two new species in the Afroedura bogerti Loveridge, 1944 group from Angola and Namibia [Werner Conradie, Andreas Schmitz, Javier Lobón-Rovira, François S. Becker, Pedro Vaz Pinto, Morgan L. Hauptfleisch]
2022-11-15 Bavayia Diplodactylidae 29 neue Arten der Gattung Bavayia
A Revision of the Genus Bavayia Roux, 1913 (Squamata: Gekkota: Diplodactylidae), a Non-adaptive Radiation of Microendemic Species [Aaron M. Bauer, Ross A. Sadlier, Todd R. Jackman]
2022-11-15 Cyrtodactylus fluvicavus,
Cyrtodactylus kochangensis,
Cyrtodactylus rivularis,
Cyrtodactylus uthaiensis
Gekkonidae Integrative taxonomy delimits and diagnoses cryptic arboreal species of the Cyrtodactylus brevipalmatus group (Squamata, Gekkonidae) with descriptions of four new species from Thailand [L. Lee Grismer, Anchalee Aowphol, Siriporn Yodthong, Natee Ampai, Korkhwan Termprayoon, Akrachai Aksornneam, Attapol Rujirawan]
2022-11-12 Amerotyphlops caetanoi,
Amerotyphlops illusorium,
Amerotyphlops martis,
Amerotyphlops montanum
Typhlopidae Revealing the cryptic diversity of the widespread and poorly known South American blind snake genus Amerotyphlops (Typhlopidae: Scolecophidia) through integrative taxonomy [Roberta Graboski, Juan C Arredondo, Felipe G Grazziotin, Ricardo Arturo Guerra-Fuentes, Ariane A A Da Silva, Ana L C Prudente, Roberta R Pinto, Miguel T Rodrigues, Sandro L Bonatto, Hussam Zaher]
2022-11-12 Tantilla carolina Colubridae (Colubrinae) Out of the Past: A new species of Tantilla of the calamarina group (Squamata: Colubridae) from southeastern coastal Guerrero, Mexico, with comments on relationships among members of the group [Ricardo Palacios Aguilar, Lydia Fucsko, Victor H. Jiménez-Arcos, Larry David Wilson]
2022-11-10 Toxicocalamus:
T. atratus (sp. nov.),
T. spilorhynchus (sp. nov.),
T. vertebralis (sp. nov.),
T. lamingtoni (comb. nov.),
T. loennbergii (comb. nov.),
T. nymani (comb. nov.)
Elapidae Hidden diversity in semi-fossorial Melanesian forest snakes: A revision of the Toxicocalamus loriae complex (Squamata, Elapidae) from New Guinea [Fred Kraus, Hinrich Kaiser, Mark O’Shea]
2022-11-03 Cyrtodactylus ngopensis Gekkonidae Morphological and molecular phylogenetic data reveal another new species of bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus Gray: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Mizoram, India [Sanath Chandra Bohra, Hmar Tlawmte Zonunsanga, Madhurima Das, Jayaditya Purkayastha, Lal Biakzuala & Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga]
2022-11-02 Kolekanos spinicaudus Gekkonidae A new species of feather-tailed leaf-toed gecko, Kolekanos Heinicke, Daza, Greenbaum, Jackman, Bauer, 2014 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from the poorly explored savannah of western Angola [Javier Lobón-Rovira, Werner Conradie, Ninda L. Baptista, Pedro Vaz Pinto]
2022-10-30 Bofa erlangeri (comb. nov),
Alopecion guttatum (comb. nov.),
Pseudoboodon abyssinicus (comb. nov)
Lamprophiidae Bofa (gen. nov.), Alopecion (gen. revalidated)
Generic affinities of African house snakes revised: a new genus for Boodon erlangeri (Serpentes: Elapoidea: Lamprophiidae: Lamprophiinae) Arthur Tiutenko, Claudia Koch, Maciej Pabijan & Oleksandr Zinenko]
2022-10-28 Bothrocophias myrringae,
Bothrocophias tulitoi
Viperidae (Crotalinae) Hidden in the highs: Two new species of the enigmatic toadheaded pitvipers of the genus [Teddy Angarita-Sierra, Sergio Daniel Cubides-Cubillos, Juan Pablo Hurtado-Gómez]
2022-10-25 Nephrurus eromanga Carphodactylidae Plio–Pleistocene vicariance across arid Australia in the ‘Spiny Knob-tailed Geckos’ (Nephrurus asper group), with the description of a new species from western Queensland [Paul M. Oliver, Stephen C. Donnellan B and Bee F. Gunn]
2022-10-21 Cnemaspis samui
Cnemaspis similan
Gekkonidae Hidden diversity of rock geckos within the Cnemaspis siamensis species group (Gekkonidae, Squamata): genetic and morphological data from southern Thailand reveal two new insular species and verify the phylogenetic affinities of C. chanardi and C. kamolnorranathi [Natee Ampai, Attapol Rujirawan, Siriporn Yodthong, Korkhwan Termprayoon, Bryan L. Stuart, Perry L. Wood Jr, Anchalee Aowphol]
2022-10-21 Oligodon tuani Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Langbian Plateau, Vietnam [SANG NGOC NGUYEN, MANH VAN LE, THI-DIEU-HIEN VO, ROBERT W. MURPHY]
2022-10-20 Adelphostigma (sp. nov),
Amnisiophis (sp. nov),
Dibernardia (sp. nov)
Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Increasing taxon sampling suggests a complete taxonomic rearrangement in Echinantherini (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) [Arthur D. Abegg, Alfredo P. Santos Jr., Henrique C. Costa, Jaqueline Battilana, Roberta Graboski, Fernanda S. L. Vianna, Weverton S. Azevedo, Nelson J. R. Fagundes, Clément M. Castille, Pedro C. Prado, Sandro L. Bonatto, Hussam Zaher and Felipe G. Grazziotin]
2022-10-13 Hypsiscopus murphyi Homalopsidae Undescribed Diversity in a Widespread, Common Group of Asian Mud Snakes (Serpentes: Homalopsidae: Hypsiscopus) [Justin M. Bernstein, Harold K. Voris, Bryan L. Stuart, Somphouthone Phimmachak, Sengvilay Seateun, Niane Sivongxay, Thy Neang, Daryl R. Karns, Heather L. Andrews, Jennifer Osterhage, Elizabeth A. Phipps, Sara Ruane]
2022-10-07 Ahaetulla flavescens (comb. nov.) Colubridae (Ahaetuliinae) Taxonomic revaluation of the Ahaetulla prasina (H. Boie in F. Boie, 1827) complex from Northeast India: resurrection and redescription of Ahaetulla flavescens (Wall, 1910) (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae) [Achyuthan N. Srikanthan, Omkar Dilip Adhikari, Ashok Kumar Mallik, Patrick D. Campbell, Bharat Bhushan Bhatt, Kartik Shanker and Sumaithangi Rajagopalan Ganesh]
2022-10-05 Toxicocalamus longhagen Elapidae A new species of New Guinea Worm-Eating Snake (Serpentes, Elapidae, Toxicocalamus Boulenger, 1896) from Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea [Jackson R. Roberts, Bulisa Iova, Christopher C. Austin]
2022-10-03 Phymaturus chenqueniyen,
Phymaturus maquinchao
Liolaemidae Exploring the morphological diversity of Patagonian clades of Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemidae). Integrative study and the description of two new species. [Fernando Lobo, Diego Andrés Barrasso, Soledad Valdecantos, Alejandro R. Giraudo, Diego Omar di Pietro, & Nestor G. Basso]
2022-09-27 Achalinus ningshanensis Xenodermidae A new species of the genus Achalinus (Squamata: Xenodermidae) from Ningshan County, Shaanxi Province, China [DIAN-CHENG YANG, RU-YI HUANG, KE JIANG, FRANK T. BURBRINK, YAN-AN GONG, JING YU, YI ZHANG, TIAN-QI HUANG, SONG HUANG]
2022-09-22 Goniurosaurus wangshu Eublepharidae Goniurosaurus wangshu sp. nov., a new species of Tiger Gecko from Guangdong, China (Squamata: Eublepharidae) [XIAO-YU ZHU, SHI-YANG WU, YI-JIAO LIU, YUN BAI, CRISTIAN ROMÁN-PALACIOS, ZHENG LI, ZHU-QING HE]
2022-09-18 Hemiphyllodactylus simaoensis,
Hemiphyllodactylus yanshanensis
Gekkonidae Description of two new species of Hemiphyllodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from karst landscapes in Yunnan, China, highlights complex conservation needs [Ade Prasetyo Agung, Ada Chornelia, L. Lee Grismer, Jesse L. Grismer, Evan S. H. Quah, Jian-Mei Lu, Kyle W. Tomlinson, Alice C. Hughes]
2022-09-15 Atractus discovery,
Atractus michaelsabini,
Atractus zgap
Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Leaving no stone unturned: three additional new species of Atractus ground snakes (Serpentes, Colubridae) from Ecuador discovered using a biogeographical approach [Alejandro Arteaga, Amanda Quezada, Jose Vieira, Juan M. Guayasamin]
2022-09-15 Prosymna confusa,
Prosymna lisima
Prosymnidae Taxonomical review of Prosymna angolensis Boulenger, 1915 (Elapoidea, Prosymnidae) with the description of two new species [Werner Conradie, Chad Keates, Ninda L. Baptista, Javier Lobón-Rovira]
2022-09-14 Cnemaspis auriventralis Gekkonidae A new rock gecko in the Cnemaspis siamensis group (Reptilia, Gekkonidae) from Kanchanaburi Province, western Thailand [Attapol Rujirawan, Siriporn Yodthong, Natee Ampai, Korkhwan Termprayoon, Akrachai Aksornneam, Bryan L. Stuart, Anchalee Aowphol]
2022-09-09 Cnemaspis umashaankeri Gekkonidae A new species of rupicolous Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Biligirirangan Hills of Southern India [Surya Narayanan, Aravind NA]
2022-09-06 Apographon (sp. nov.)
Galvarinus (sp. nov.)
Tachymenoides (sp. nov.)
Zonateres (sp. nov.)
Dryophylax (sp. revalidated)
Mesotes (sp. revalidated)
Colubridae (Dipsadinae) The systematics of Tachymenini (Serpentes, Dipsadidae): An updated classification based on molecular and morphological evidence [Vivian C. Trevine, Felipe G. Grazziotin, Alejandro Giraudo, Nicole Sallaberry-Pincheira, Juliana A. Vianna, Hussam Zaher]
2022-09-06 Fowlea unicolor (comb. nov.) Colubridae (Natricinae) Systematics of the Sri Lankan Water Snakes of the Genus Fowlea Theobald 1868 (Reptilia: Natricidae) [A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe; Sanjaya K. Bandara; Sanjaya Weerakkody; Patrick D. Campbell; David A. Marques; A. Dineth Danushka; Anslem de Silva; Gernot Vogel]
2022-09-02 Xenopeltis intermedius Xenopeltidae Integrative Taxonomy Reveals a New Cryptic Species of Xenopeltis Gray, 1831 (Ophidia: Macrostomata: Pythonoidea: Xenopeltidae) from Central Highlands, Vietnam [Nikolai L. Orlov, Pavel B. Snetkov, Oleg A. Ermakov, Tao Thien Nguyen, Natalia B. Ananjeva]
2022-09-01 Heliobolus bivari,
Heliobolus crawfordi
Lacertidae The Angolan bushveld lizards, genus Heliobolus Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Lacertidae): Integrative taxonomy and the description of two new species [Mariana P. Marques, Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Matthew P. Heinicke, Rachal M. Chehouri, Werner Conradie, Krystal A. Tolley, Aaron M. Bauer]
2022-09-01

Lygodactylus:
L. fritzi (sp. nov.),
L. hapei (sp. nov.),
L. hodikazo (sp. nov.),
L. roellae (sp. nov.),
L. salvi (sp. nov.),
L. tantsaha (sp. nov.),
L. ulli (sp. nov.),
L. winki (sp. nov.)
L. madagascariensis petteri (species level)

Gekkonidae Integrative revision of the Lygodactylus madagascariensis group reveals an unexpected diversity of little brown geckos in Madagascar’s rainforest [MIGUEL VENCES, MALTE MULTZSCH, SVEN GIPPNER, AURÉLIEN MIRALLES, ANGELICA CROTTINIm PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING, ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, FANOMEZANA M. RATSOAVINA, FRANK GLAW, MARK D. SCHERZ]
2022-08-23 Sphaerodactylus verdeluzicola Sphaerodactylidae A New Species of Sphaerodactylus (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Northwest Limestone Region of Puerto Rico [Alondra M. Díaz-Lameiro, Catalina I. Villamil, Tony Gamble, Brendan J. Pinto, Alexandra Herrera-Martínez, Richard Thomas, Justin M. Bernstein, James E. Titus-McQuillan, Stuart V. Nielsen, Eliacim Agosto-Torres, Alberto R. Puente-Rolón, Fernando J. Bird-Picó, Taras K. Oleksyk, Juan Carlos Martínez-Cruzado, Juan D. Daza]
2022-08-19 Cyrtodactylus aravindi Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from the southern Western Ghats of India [Surya Narayanan, Sandeep Das, Amirtha Balan, Roshin Tom, Nitin Divakar, Rajkumar Kp, P. Hopeland, V. Deepak]
2022-08-17 Hemidactylus almakhwah
Hemidactylus farasani
Gekkonidae Diversification of Hemidactylus geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in coastal plains and islands of southwestern Arabia with descriptions and complete mitochondrial genomes of two endemic species to Saudi Arabia [Jiří Šmíd, Marek Uvizl, Mohammed Shobrak, Salem Busais, Al Faqih Ali Salim, Raed Hamoud M. AlGethami, Abdulaziz Raqi AlGethami, Abdulkarim Saleh K. Alanazi, Saad Dasman Alsubaie, Michail Rovatsos, Lucie Nováková, Tomáš Mazuch & Salvador Carranza]
2022-08-15 Eremias killasaifullahi,
Eremias rafiqi
Lacertidae Appearances often deceive in racerunners: integrative approach reveals two new species of Eremias (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Pakistan [RAFAQAT MASROOR,MUAZZAM ALI KHAN, MUHAMMAD SAJID NADEEM, SHABIR ALI AMIR, MUHAMMAD KHISROON, DANIEL JABLONSKI]
2022-07-25 Gloydius lateralis Viperidae (Crotalinae) Exploring cryptic biodiversity in a world heritage site: a new pitviper (Squamata, Viperidae, Crotalinae) from Jiuzhaigou, Aba, Sichuan, China [Mei-Hua Zhang, Sheng-Chao Shi, Cheng Li, Peng Yan, Ping Wang, Li Ding, Jie Du, Anđelka Plenković-Moraj, Jian-Ping Jiang, Jing-Song Shi]
2022-07-22 Achalinus vanhoensis Xenodermidae A new species of the genus Achalinus (Squamata: Xenodermidae) from Son La Province, Vietnam [NGHIA VAN HA, THOMAS ZIEGLER, TUONG DINH SY, MINH DUC LE, TRUONG QUANG , NGUYEN, VINH QUANG LUU]
2022-07-11 Delma vescolineata Pygopodidae A new species of Delma Gray 1831 (Squamata: Pygopodidae) from the Hunter Valley and Liverpool Plains of New South Wales [STEPHEN V. MAHONY, TIMOTHY CUTAJAR, JODI J.L. ROWLEY]
2022-06-30 Crocodylus johnstoni
(changed spelling)
Crocodylidae Das Australische Krokodil wurde von Krefft 1873 nach Robert A. Johnstone benannt, dessen Name aber falsch geschrieben wurde (johnsoni statt johnstoni). Eine Korrektur wurde aufgrund der Internationalen Regeln für die zoologische Nomenklatur zur Korrektur falscher Originalschreibweisen, bisher nicht anerkannt. Die Australian Society of Herpetologists (ASH) möchte das jetzt endgültig richtigstellen.
2022-06-27 Calamaria arcana Colubridae (Calamariinae) A new species of Calamaria (Squamata: Colubridae) from Guangdong Province, southern China [Ho Yuen Yeung, Michael W. N. Lau, Jian-Huan Yang]
2022-06-22 Cyrtodactylus phukhaensis Gekkonidae A New Cyrtodactylus Species (Reptila: Gekkonidae) from Nan Province, Northern Thailand [Siriwadee CHOMDEJ; Waranee PRADIT; Parinya PAWANGKHANANT; Chakkrapong KUENSAEN; Apichaya PHUPANBAI; Mali NAIDUANGCHAN; Promporn PIBOON; Korakot NGANVONGPANIT; Zhiyong YUAN; Yinpeng ZHANG Jing CHE; Phuping SUCHARITAKUL and Chatmongkon SUWANNAPOOM]
2022-06-22 Darevskia salihae Lacertidae Hidden Diversity in a Narrow Valley: Description of New Endemic Palearctic Rock Lizard Darevskia (Squamata: Lacertidae) Species from Northeastern Turkey [Muammer Kurnaz, Mehmet Kürşat Şahin, and Ali İhsan Eroğlu]
2022-07-22 Anolis viridulus Dactyloidae A new dwarf green anole (Squamata: Dactyloidae) of the Anolis carolinensis species group, from western Cuba [Luis M. Día, Antonio Cádiz, Karina Velazco, and Masakado Kawata]
2022-06-20 Cnemaspis azhagu,
Cnemaspis kalakadensis,
Cnemaspis mundanthuraiensis
Gekkonidae Three more novel species of South Asian Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu, India [Akshay Khandekar, Tejas Thackeray, Ishan Agarwal]
2022-06-14 Lycodon anakradaya
Lycodon truongi
Colubridae (Colubrinae) Two new syntopic species of wolf snakes (genus Lycodon H. Boie in Fitzinger, 1826) from an imperiled ecosystem in the Song Giang River Valley of southern Vietnam (Squamata: Colubridae) [Anh The Nguyen, Tang Van Duong, Perry L. Wood Jr., L. Lee Grismer]
2022-06-10 Calorodius thorntonensis (comb. nov.) Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Die on this hill? A new monotypic, microendemic and montane vertebrate genus from the Australian Wet Tropics [Janne J. Torkkola, Jessica Worthington Wilmer, Mark N. Hutchinson, Patrick J. Couper, Paul M. Oliver]
2022-06-10 Leptophis ahaetulla Colubridae (Colubrinae) Taxonomic revision of the parrot snake Leptophis ahaetulla (Serpentes, Colubridae) [Nelson Rufino de Albuquerque, Daniel S. Fernandes]
The following taxa are now full species: L. a. ahaetulla, L. a. bocourti, L. a. bolivianus, L. a. liocercus, L. a. marginatus, L. a. nigromarginatus, L. a. occidentalis, L. a. praestans and L. a. urostictus.
L. a. ortoni is placed in the synonymy of L. nigromarginatus
L. haileyi is placed in the synonymy of L. coeruleodorsus.
2022-06-09 Urocotyledon norzilensis Gekkonidae The unexpected gecko: A new cryptic species within Urocotyledon inexpectata (Stejneger, 1893) from the northern granitic Seychelles [JAVIER LOBÓN-ROVIRA, SARA ROCHA, DAVID J. GOWER, ANA PERERA, D. JAMES HARRIS]
2022-06-07 Ctenotus kutjupa Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
A new lizard species (Scincidae: Ctenotus) highlights persistent knowledge gaps on the biodiversity of Australia’s central deserts [Ivan Prates, Mark N. Hutchinson, Joel A. Huey, Mia J. Hillyer,Daniel L. Rabosky]
2022-06-07 Anadia hollandi
Gymnophthalmidae One more and one less: a new species of large bromelicolous lizard (Gymnophthalmidae: Anadia) from the Andean cloud forests of northwestern Colombia and the phylogenetic status of Anadia antioquensis [ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA, JUAN MANUEL DAZA, LEIDY ALEJANDRA BARRAGÁN CONTRERAS, CATALINA OREJUELA, LUCAS SANTIAGO BARRIENTOS, LUIS A. MAZARIEGOS H.]
2022-06-03 Cyrtodactylus monilatus Gekkonidae A new species in the Cyrtodactylus oldhami group (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Kanchanaburi Province, western Thailand [Siriporn Yodthong, Attapol Rujirawan, Bryan L. Stuart, L. Lee Grismer, Akrachai Aksornneam, Korkhwan Termprayoon, Natee Ampai, Anchalee Aowphol]
2022-06-01 Phalotris illustrator Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Taxonomic notes on the Phalotris bilineatus group (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Elapomorphini), with the description of a new species from northwestern Argentina [Gustavo. J. Scrocchi, Alejandro. R. Giraudo, Santiago J. Nenda]
2022-05-26 Eublepharis pictus Eublepharidae Description of a new species of leopard geckos, Eublepharis Gray, 1827 from Eastern Ghats, India with notes on Eublepharis hardwickii Gray, 1827 [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Chandrashekaruni Gnaneswar]
2022-05-25 Amyda ornata jongli Trionychidae A new subspecies of the Asiatic softshell turtle Amyda ornata (Gray, 1861) from its northern distribution range [Peter Praschag, Richard Gemel]
2022-05-25 Ancylodactylus
A. kenyaensis (sp. nov.),
A. kituiensis (sp. nov.),
A. mathewsensis (sp. nov.),
A. laikipiensis (sp. nov.),
A. spawlsi (sp. nov.),
A. chyuluensis (sp. nov.)
Gekkonidae Resurrection of the African gecko genus Ancylodactylus Müller, 1907 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and description of six new species from Kenya [PATRICK K. MALONZA, AARON M. BAUER]
2022-05-23 Oligodon teyniei Colubridae (Colubrinae) A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS Oligodon FITZINGER, 1826 (REPTILIA: COLUBRIDAE) FROM SOUTHERN LAOS [Patrick David, Sjon Hauser & Gernot Vogel]
2022-05-20 Trimeresurus mayaae Viperidae A new cryptic species of green pit viper of the genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Serpentes, Viperidae) from northeast India [Yashpal Singh Rathee, Jayaditya Purkayastha, Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Siddharth Dalal, Lal Biakzuala, Lal Muansanga, Zeeshan A. Mirza]
2022-05-15 Phelsuma dorsivittata paradoxa (ssp. nov.)
Phelsuma punctulata (comb. nov.)
Gekkonidae Day geckos (Phelsuma) in northern Madagascar: first step to resolve a paradoxical case of mitochondrial paraphyly and morphological differentiation [Philip-Sebastian Gehring, Jary H. Razafindraibe, Miguel Vences & Frank Glaw]
2022-05-15 Herpetoreas murlen Colubridae (Natricinae) Molecular phylogenetic analyses of lesser known colubrid snakes reveal a new species of Herpetoreas (Squamata: Colubridae: Natricinae), and new insights into the systematics of Gongylosoma scriptum and its allies from northeastern India [Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Amit Kumar Bal, Gernot Vogel & Lal Biakzuala]
2022-05-14 Varanus citrinus (sp. nov.),
Varanus insulanicus (elevated from subspecies),
Varanus ocreatus (elevated from subspecies)
Varanidae Between a rock and a dry place: phylogenomics, biogeography, and systematics of ridge-tailed monitors (Squamata: Varanidae: Varanus acanthurus complex) [Carlos J.Pavón-Vázquez, Damien Esquerré, Alison J.Fitch, Brad Maryan, Paul Doughty, Stephen C.Donnellan, J. Scott Keogh]
2022-05-10 Sceloporus huichol Phrynosomatidae A new species of Sceloporus of the torquatus group (Reptilia: Phrynosomatidae) from West Mexico [OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA, ERIC N. SMITH, GUSTAVO CAMPILLO-GARCÍA, NORBERTO MARTÍNEZ-MÉNDEZ, JONATHAN A. CAMPBELL]
2022-05-02 Acanthosaura longicaudata,
Acanthosaura rubrilabris
Agamidae Two New Species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Reptilia: Agamidae) from Yunnan Province, China [Shuo Liu, Dingqi Rao, Mian Hou, Nikolai L. Orlov, Natalia Borisovna Ananjeva, Dongru Zhang]
2022-04-28 Leptodeira tarairiu Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Reassessing the systematics of Leptodeira (Serpentes, Dipsadidae) with emphasis in the South American species [João C. L. Costa, Roberta Graboski, Felipe G. Grazziotin, Hussam Zaher, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Ana Lúcia da C. Prudente]
2022-04-28 Calyptommatus frontalis Gymnophthalmidae Morphological variation and genealogical discordance in Caatinga sand lizards Calyptommatus Rodrigues 1991 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) with the description of a new species [RENATO SOUSA RECODER, SERGIO MARQUES-SOUZA, THIAGO SILVA-SOARES, CAROLINA NISA RAMIRO, THIAGO MARCIAL CASTRO, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES]
2022-04-27 Hemidactylus mahonyi
Hemidactylus srikanthani
Gekkonidae Two new species of Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the rocky outcrops of the Deccan plateau, peninsular India [OMKAR D. ADHIKARI, N. S. ACHYUTHAN, G. CHETHAN KUMAR, RAHUL V. KHOT, M. V. SHREERAM, S.R. GANESH]
2022-04-19 Scincella dunan Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
A new species of the genus Scincella (Squamata: Scincidae) from Yonagunijima Island, Southern Ryukyus, Japan [YUKI KOIZUMI, HIDETOSHI OTA, TSUTOMU HIKIDA]
2022-04-18 Leptophis dibernardoi Colubridae (Colubrinae) A New Species of Parrot-Snake of the Genus Leptophis Bell, 1825 (Serpentes, Colubridae) from the Semi-Arid Region of Brazil [Nelson Rufino de Albuquerque, Fernanda Martins dos Santos, Diva Maria Borges-Nojosa, Robson Waldemar Ávila]
2022-04-08 Pelodiscus shipian Trionychidae Disentangling the Pelodiscus axenaria complex, with the description of a new Chinese species and neotype designation for P. axenaria (Zhou, Zhang & Fang, 1991) [SHIPING GONG, UWE FRITZ, MELITA VAMBERGER, YANGCHUN GAO, BALÁZS FARKAS]
2022-04-07 Tarentola panousei Phyllodactylidae from synonymy to full species: Tarentola panousei PASTEUR, 1959
On the identity of west Saharan geckos of the Tarentola ephippiata complex (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae), with comments on an extreme case of syntopy with their close relative T. annularis [Thore Koppetsch, Wolfgang Böhme]
2022-04-05 Bauerius ansorgii (comb. nov.) Gekkonidae neue Gattung: Bauerius
Systematic revision of Afrogecko ansorgii (Boulenger, 1907) (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from western Angola [JAVIER LOBON-ROVIRA, WERNER CONRADIE, PEDRO VAZ PINTO, CHAD KEATES, SHELLEY EDWARDS, ANTON DU PLESSIS, WILLIAM R. BRANCH]
2022-04-02 Hemidactylus hegdei Gekkonidae A New Species of Large-Bodied Gecko of The Genus Hemidactylus goldfuss, 1820 from Southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India [Saunak Pal, Zeeshan A. Mirza]
2021-03-31 Chelodina ipudinapi,
Elseya auramemoria,
Elseya eidolon,
Elseya nabire,
Elseya papua
Chelidae The Batagur Monographs 4: 7-26: A NEW SPECIES OF CRYPTIC CHELODINA (TESTUDINES: CHELIDAE) FROM THE ARAMIA RIVER REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. [Joseph-Ouni, Mehdi & William P. McCord]
2022-03-29

Cyrtodactylus vedda (sp. nov.),
Cyrtodactylus punctatus (comb. nov.)

Gekkonidae The hidden diversity and inland radiation of Sri Lanka’s ground-dwelling geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) [A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Suranjan Karunarathna, Patrick D. Campbell, A. K. Anusha Gayan, W. D. Bhanuka Ranasinghe, Anslem De Silva & Zeeshan A. Mirza]
2022-03-28 Phyllopezus diamantino,
Phyllopezus selmae
Phyllodactylidae Two new species of geckos of the genus Phyllopezus Peters, 1878 (Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) from northeastern Brazil [MARCOS J. M. DUBEUX, UBIRATAN GONÇALVES, CRISTIANE N. S. PALMEIRA, PEDRO M. S. NUNES, JOSÉ CASSIMIRO, TONY GAMBLE, FERNANDA P. WERNECK, MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES, TAMÍ MOTT]
2022-03-24 Cnemaspis lagang,
Cnemaspis matahari,
Cnemaspis sirehensis
Gekkonidae Three New Species of Cnemaspis (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sarawak, East Malaysia, Borneo [IZNEIL NASHRIQ, HAYDEN R. DAVIS, AARON M. BAUER, INDRANEIL DAS]
2022-03-21 Cyrtodactylus kamengensis Gekkonidae A new species of bent-toed geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 from western Arunachal Pradesh, India [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Harshal S. Bhosale, Tejas Thackeray, Pushlar Phansalkar, Mandar Sawant, Gaurang G. Gowande, Harshil Patel]
2022-03-20 Philothamnus brunneus,
Philothamnus mayombensis
Colubridae (Colubrinae) Phylogénie moléculaire des serpents du groupe Philothamnus heterodermus (Hallowell, 1857) (Squamata: Colubridae: Colubrinae) avec la description de deux espèces nouvelles [Jean-François TRAPE, Barry HUGHES, Marcel COLLET et Oleg MEDIANNIKOV]
2022-03-17 Hebius terrakarenorum Colubridae (Natricinae) On the distribution of the species of the genus Hebius Thompson, 1913 (Squamata: Natricidae) in northern Thailand, including the description of a new species and a discussion on snake diversity of this region [SJON HAUSER, TON SMITS, PATRICK DAVID]
2022-03-16 Gehyra wongchan Gekkonidae A new Four-clawed Gecko from limestone hills in Lopburi Province, central Thailand (Squamata, Gekkonidae: Gehyra) [OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, WORAWITOO MEESOOK, KIRATI KUNYA, NATTASUDA DONBUNDIT, MONTRI SUMONTHA]
2022-03-15 Hemidactylus aemulus,
Hemidactylus raya,
Hemidactylus saxicolus
Gekkonidae Redescription of Hemidactylus giganteus Stoliczka, 1871 with the description of three new allied species (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820) from peninsular India [GANDLA CHETHAN KUMAR, ADITYA SRINIVASULU, CHELMALA SRINIVASULU]
2022-03-14 Proctoporus katerynae,
Proctoporus optimus
Gymnophthalmidae Molecular Phylogenetics and Comparative Examination of Voucher Museums Reveal Two New Species of Gymnophthalmid Lizards (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the Peruvian Andes, with Comments on Proctoporus guentheri (Boettger, 1891) [Luis Mamani, Roxana Cruz, Sergio Mallqui and Alessandro Catenazzi]
2022-03-11 Stenocercus asenlignus,
Stenocercus leybachi,
Stenocercus qalaywasi,
Stenocercus nigrocaudatus
Tropiduridae Four new species of polychromatic spiny-tailed iguanian lizards, genus Stenocercus (Iguania: Tropiduridae), from Peru [PABLO J. VENEGAS, LUIS A. GARCÍA-AYACHI, JUAN C. CHÁVEZ-ARRIBASPLATA, ANTONIO GARCÍA-BRAVO]
2022-03-10 Tropiocolotes yomtovi Gekkonidae Taxonomic revision of the Tropiocolotes nattereri (Squamata, Gekkonidae) species complex, with the description of a new species from Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia [Marco Antônio Ribeiro-Júnior, Karin Tamar, Erez Maza, Morris Flecks, Philipp Wagner, Boaz Shacham, Marta Calvo, Philippe Geniez, Pierre-André Crochet, Claudia Koch, Shai Meiri]
2022-03-07 Phalotris shawnella Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A new species of Phalotris (Serpentes, Colubridae, Elapomorphini) from Paraguay [Paul Smith, Jean-Paul Brouard, Pier Cacciali]
2022-03-07 Cnemaspis sakleshpurensis,
Cnemaspis tigris,
Cnemaspis vijayae
Gekkonidae Three new cryptic species of South Asian Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Karnataka, India [Akshay Khandekar, Tejas Thackeray, Ishan Agarwal]
2022-03-03 Xenosaurus manipulus Xenosauridae A New Species of Xenosaurus (Squamata: Xenosauridae) from the Sierra de Juárez of Oaxaca, Mexico [Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca, Nicté Castresana-Villanueva, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Jonathan A. Campbell]
2022-03-03 Bradypodion barbatulum,
Bradypodion baviaanense,
Bradypodion venustum
Chamaeleonidae Convergence and vicariance: speciation of chameleons in the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa, and the description of three new species of Bradypodion Fitzinger, 1843 [Krystal A Tolley, Colin R Tilbury & Marius Burger]
2022-02-18 Cyrtodactylus exercitus,
Cyrtodactylus siahaensis
Gekkonidae Two new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Northeast India [Jayaditya PURKAYASTHA, Hmar Tlawmte LALREMSANGA, Beirathie LITHO, Yashpal Singh RATHEE, Sanath Chandra BOHRA, Vabeiryureilai MATHIPI, Lal BIAKZUALA & Lal MUANSANGAA]
2022-02-16 Rena klauberi
Leptotyphlopidae A new species of blindsnake from Jalisco, Mexico (Squamata: Leptotyphlopidae) [Oscar A. Flores-Villela, Eric N. Smith, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Jonathan A. Campbell]
2022-02-11 Acanthocercus ceriacoi Agamidae All in all it’s just another branch in the tree: A new species of Acanthocercus Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Agamidae), from Angola [MARIANA P. MARQUES, DIOGO PARRINHA, BRUNA S. SANTOS, SUZANA BANDEIRA, BRETT O. BUTLER, ANA CAROLINA A. SOUSA, AARON M. BAUER, PHILIPP WAGNER]
2022-02-11 Diploderma yangi Agamidae A New Species of Diploderma (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from the upper Salween River in Eastern Tibet, China [KAI WANG, YINPENG ZHANG, XIANQI LI]
2022-02-08 Cyrtodactylus namtiram Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Manipur State, northeast India, with a critical review highlighting extensive errors in literature covering bent-toed geckos of the Indo-Burma region [Stephen Mahony & Rachunliu G. Kamei]
2022-02-04 Cyrtodactylus papeda Gekkonidae A New Bent-Toed Gecko of the Cyrtodactylus marmoratus Group (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Obi Island, Indonesia [Awal Riyanto, Fata H. Faz, A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Misbahul Munir, Yuli S. Fitriana, Amir Hamidy, Mirza D. Kusrini, Paul M. Oliver]
2022-02-04 Hemidactylus easai Gekkonidae A new species of large-bodied Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Western Ghats of India [Sandeep Das, Saunak Pal, Sasidharan Siddharth, Muhamed Jafer Palot, Veerappan Deepak, Surya Narayanan]
2022-02-03 Gekko hulk (sp. nov.),
Gekko cf. albomaculatus
Gekkonidae Phylogenetic and multivariate analyses of Gekko smithii Gray, 1842 recover a new species from Peninsular Malaysia and support the resurrection of G. albomaculatus (Giebel, 1861) from Sumatra [L. Lee Grismer, Lelani del Pinto, Evan S. H. Quah, Shahrul Anuar, Micheal Cota, Jimmy A. McGuire, Djoko T. Iskandar, Perry L. Wood Jr, Jesse L. Grismer]
2022-02-01 Oligodon tillacki Colubridae (Colubrinae) Taxonomic Composition of the Oligodon arnensis (Shaw 1802) Species Complex (Squamata: Colubridae) with the Description of a New Species from India [Sanjaya K. Bandara, S.R. Ganesh, A. Suneth Kanishka, A. Dineth Danushka, Vivek R. Sharma, Patrick D. Campbell, Ivan Ineich, Gernot Vogel, A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe]
2022-01-31 Stellagama stellio Agamidae Stellgama stellio wird aufgeteilt in 3 Arten: Stellgama stellio, Stellagama cypriaca und Stellagama vulgaris
The story of a rock-star: multilocus phylogeny and species delimitation in the starred or roughtail rock agama, Laudakia stellio (Reptilia: Agamidae) [Emmanouela Karameta, Petros Lymberakis, Heinz Grillitsch, Çetin Ilgaz, Aziz Avci, Yusuf Kumlutaş, Kamil Candan, Philipp Wagner, Spyros Sfenthourakis, Panayiotis Pafilis, Nikos Poulakakis]
2022-01-28 Cyrtodactylus lungleiensis Gekkonidae A new bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus Gray: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the state of Mizoram, India [HMAR TLAWMTE LALREMSANGA, HAUZEL CHINLIANSIAMA, SANATH CHANDRA BOHRA, LAL BIAKZUALA, MATHIPI VABEIRYUREILAI, LAL MUANSANGA, FANAI MALSAWMDAWNGLIANA, GOSPEL ZOTHANMAWIA HMAR, H.T. DECEMSON, VANLAL SIAMMAWII, MADHURIMA DAS, JAYADITYA PURKAYASTHA]
2022-01-27 Abronia zongolica Anguidae A New Species of Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from the Sierra de Zongolica of Veracruz, Mexico [Uri Omar García-Vázquez, Adam G. Clause, Jorge Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, Erasmo Cazares-Hernández, Miguel Ángel de la Torre-Loranca]
2022-01-27 Cyrtodactylus menglianensis Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from southwestern Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu, Dingqi Rao]
2022-01-24 Herpetoreas tpser Colubridae (Natricinae) Taxonomic Review of the Genus Herpetoreas (Serpentes: Natricidae), with the Description of a New Species from Tibet, China [Jin-Long Ren, Ke Jiang, Jun-Jie Huang, Patrick David and Jia-Tang Li]
2022-01-21 Bothrops germanoi Viperidae (Crotalinae) Speciation process on Brazilian continental islands, with the description of a new insular lancehead of the genus Bothrops (Serpentes, Viperidae) [Fausto E. Barbo, William W. Booker, Marcelo R. Duarte, Betina Chaluppe, José A. Portes-Junior, Francisco L. Franco & Felipe G. Grazziotin]
2022-01-20 Darevskia tuniyevi Lacertidae A new cryptic species of the Darevskia parvula group from NE Anatolia (Squamata, Lacertidae) [Oscar Arribas, Kamil Candan, Muammer Kurnaz, Yusuf Kumlutaş, Elif Yıldırım Caynak & Çetin Ilgaz]
2022-01-19 Bothrops jabrensis Viperidae (Crotalinae) Isolated by dry lands: integrative analyses unveil the existence of a new species and a previously unknown evolutionary lineage of Brazilian Lanceheads (Serpentes: Viperidae: Bothrops) from a Caatinga moist-forest enclave [Fausto E. Barbo, Felipe G. Grazziotin, Gentil A. Pereira-Filho, Marco A. Freitas, Stephenson H.F. Abrantes, and Marcelo N. de C. Kokubum]
2022-01-18 Protoblepharus apatani (sp. nov.),
Protoblepharus medogensis (comb. nov.),
Protoblepharus nyingchiensis (comb. nov.)
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
neue Gattung Protoblepharus:
A new ancient lineage of ablepharine skinks (Sauria: Scincidae) from eastern Himalayas with notes on origin and systematics of the group [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Andrey M. Bragin, Harshal Bhosale, Gaurang G. Gowande, Harshil Patel, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2022-01-10 Pareas abros (sp. nov.),
Pareas kuznetsovorum (sp. nov.),
Pareas berdmorei unicolor (comb. nov.),
Pareas berdmorei truongsonicus (ssp. nov.),
Pareas carinatus tenasserimicus (ssp. nov.)
Pareidae An integrative taxonomic revision of slug-eating snakes (Squamata: Pareidae: Pareineae) reveals unprecedented diversity in Indochina [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Tan Van Nguyen, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Platon V. Yushchenko, Peter Brakels, Linh Hoang Nguyen, Hung Ngoc Nguyen, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Nikolai Orlov, Gernot Vogel]
2022-01-01 Acanthosaura meridiona Agamidae Acanthosaura meridiona sp. nov. (Squamata: Agamidae), a new short-horned lizard from southern Thailandi [Poramad Trivalairat, Montri Sumontha, Kirati Kunya & Krittiya Chiangkul]
2021-12-23 Geophis cansecoi Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A new species of Geophis (Dipsadidae) from Veracruz, Mexico, with comments on the validity of related taxa [Christoph I. Grünwald, Iván T. Ahumada-Carrillo, André J. Grünwald, Carlos E. Montaño-Ruvalcaba, and Uri O. García-Vázquez]
2021-12-22 Gekko khunkhamensis Gekkonidae A new species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, central Laos [SALY SITTHIVONG, OANH VAN LO, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, HANH THI NGO, THANANH KHOTPATHOOM, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER, VINH QUANG LUU]
2021-12-19 Eutropis vertebralis (comb. nov.) Scincidae
(Mabuyinae)
The Delusion of Stripes: A Century-old Mystery of Five-lined Sun Skinks (Reptilia: Scincidae: Eutropis) of Peninsular India elucidated [A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe, S.R.Ganesh, Zeeshan A.Mirza, Patrick D.Campbell, Olivier S.G.Pauwels, Silke Schweiger, Alexander Kupfer, Harshil Patel, Suranjan Karunarathna, Kaushik Deuti, Ivan Ineich, Jakob Hallermann, A.Abinawanto, Jatna Supriatna]
2021-12-17 Agama bibronii (comb. nov.) Agamidae The correct name for the North African rock lizard is Agama bibronii A. Duméril in Duméril & Duméril, 1851, not Agama impalearis Boettger, 1874 (Reptilia, Squamata) [Wolfgang Denzer]
2021-12-10 Echinosaura fischerorum Gymnophthalmidae A new and very spiny lizard (Gymnophthalmidae: Echinosaura) from the Andes in northwestern Ecuador [Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Omar Torres-Carvajal, Juan P. Reyes-Puig, Miguel A. Urgiles-Merchán, Claudia Koch]
2021-12-10 Ptyctolaemus chindwinensis Agamidae A new species of the genus Ptyctolaemus Peters, 1864 (Squamata, Agamidae) from Sagaing, Myanmar [Shuo Liu, Mian Hou, Ye Htet Lwin, Dingqi Rao]
2021-12-03 Helicops acangussu Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A new oviparous species of Helicops Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes, Xenodontinae) from Brazilian Amazonia with reflections on the evolution of viviparity among hydropsine watersnakes [Antonio Moraes-da-Silva, Suellen Walterman, Nathalie Citeli, Pedro M.S.Nunes, Felipe Franco Curcio]
2021-11-29 Mesoclemmys jurutiensis Chelidae A New Species of Amazon Freshwater Toad-Headed Turtle in the Genus Mesoclemmys (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from Brazil [Fábio A.G. Cunha, Iracilda Sampaio, Jeferson Carneiro, Richard C. Vogt]
2021-11-29 Paraxenodermus (gen. nov.) Xenodermidae Stoliczkia borneensis wird Paraxenodermus borneensis
Phylogenetic relationships of xenodermid snakes (Squamata: Serpentes: Xenodermidae), with the description of a new genus [V. Deepak, Samuel Lalronunga, Esther Lalhmingliani, Abhijit Das, Surya Narayanan, Indraneil Das, David J. Gower]
2021-11-25 Vipera ammodytes buchholzi (ssp. nov.) Viperidae (Viperinae) VARIABILITÀ DI VIPERA AMMODYTES (LINNAEUS, 1758) (Reptilia Viperidae) IN ALCUNE ISOLE EGEE, CON DESCRIZIONE DI VIPERA AMMODYTES BUCHHOLZI SUBSP. NOVA. [AUGUSTO CATTANEO]
2021-11-25

Cyrtodactylus rukhadeva Gekkonidae A new cryptic arboreal species of the Cyrtodactylus brevipalmatus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the uplands of western Thailand [L. Lee Grismer, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Roman A. Nazarov, Platon V. Yushchenko, Mali Naiduangchan, Minh Duc Le, Vinh Quang Luu, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-11-18 Lepidophyma ramirezi Xantusiidae A New Species of Night Lizard of the Genus Lepidophyma (Xantusiidae) from Southern Mexico [José Daniel Lara-Tufiño, Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca]
2021-11-11 Tropidodipsas papavericola (sp. nov.),
Tropidodipsas tricolor (sp. nov.),
Geophis annuliferaus (comb. nov.),
Geophis sanniolus (comb. nov.),
Geophis sartorii (comb. nov)
Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Two new species of snail-eating snakes of the genus Tropidodipsas (Serpentes, Dipsadidae) from southern Mexico, with notes on related species [Christoph I. Grünwald, Sarahi Toribio-Jiménez, Carlos Montaño-Ruvalcaba, Hector Franz-Chávez, Miguel A. Peñaloza-Montaño, Eduardo Y. Barrera-Nava, Jason M. Jones, Christopher M. Rodriguez, India M. Hughes, Jason L. Strickland, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco]
2021-11-09 Rhabdophis confusus (sp. nov.),
Rhabdophis siamensis (comb. nov.),
Rhabdophis helleri (comb. nov.)
Colubridae (Natricinae) Taxonomic Composition of the Rhabdophis subminiatus (Schlegel, 1837) Species Complex (Reptilia: Natricidae) with the Description of A New Species from China [Patrick David and Gernot Vogel]
2021-11-03 Oxybelis transandinus Colubridae (Colubrinae) Adding missing vines to the tree: multilocus phylogeny of New World vine snakes (Serpentes: Colubridae: Oxybelis), with description of a new species [Omar Torres-Carvajal, Mauricio Mejía-Guerrero & Claudia Terán]
2021-11-02 Oligodon churahensis Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new species of snake of the genus Oligodon Boie in Fitzinger, 1826 (Reptilia, Serpentes) from the Western Himalayas [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Virender Kumar Bhardwaj, Harshil Patel]
2021-10-30 Acanthocercus margaritae Agamidae A new species of the Acanthocercus atricollis complex (Squamata: Agamidae) [Philipp Wagner, Brett O. Butler, Luis M. P. Ceríaco & Aaron M. Bauer]
2021-10-27

Pelodiscus huangshanensis Trionychidae A new species of the Genus Pelodiscus Fitzinger, 1835 (Testudines: Trionychidae) from Huangshan, Anhui, China [YAN-AN GONG, LI-FANG PENG, SONG HUANG, YAN-FENG LIN, RU-YI HUANG, YU-HAO XU, DIAN-CHENG YANG, LIU-WANG NIE]
2021-10-21

Cyrtodactylus hutchinsoni Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the northern versant of New Guinea’s Central Cordillera [PAUL M. OLIVER, DENISE TAIMI KARKKAINEN, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2021-10-21 Podarcis thais Lacertidae Podarcis peloponnesiacus thais erhält Art-Status
Evidence of cryptic diversity in Podarcis peloponnesiacus and re-evaluation of its current taxonomy; insights from genetic, morphological, and ecological data [Athina Kiourtsoglou, Antigoni Kaliontzopoulou, Dimitris Poursanidis, Daniel Jablonski, Petros Lymberakis, Nikos Poulakakis]
2021-10-20 Calotes farooqi stat. nov.,
Calotes vultuosus (comb. nov.)
Agamidae Molecular phylogenetics and taxonomic reassessment of the widespread agamid lizard Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802) (Squamata, Agamidae) across South Asia [Gaurang Gowande, Saunak Pal, Daniel Jablonski, Rafaqat Masroor, Pushkar U. Phansalkar, Princia Dsouza, Aditi Jayarajan, Kartik Shanker]
2021-10-15 Arrhyton albicollum Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A new semifossorial snake of the genus Arrhyton (Squamata: Dipsadidae) from eastern Cuba, with taxonomic comments on other species [LUIS M. DÍAZ, ANSEL FONG G, DIEGO SALAS, S. BLAIR HEDGES]
2021-10-12 Cyrtodactylus stellatus Gekkonidae A new insular species of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus group (Reptilia, Gekkonidae) from Tarutao Island, southern Thailand revealed by morphological and genetic evidence [Korkhwan Termprayoon, Attapol Rujirawan, Natee Ampai, Perry L. Wood Jr, Anchalee Aowphol]
2021-10-06 Craspedocephalus macrolepis (comb. nov.),
Craspedocephalus peltopelor (sp. nov.),
Craspedocephalus travancoricus (sp. nov.),
Craspedocephalus occidentalis (comb. nov.)
Viperidae Craspedocephalus peltopelor & C. travancoricus • Resolving Pitfalls in Pit Viper Systematics – A Multi-criteria Approach to Species Delimitation in Pit Vipers (Serpentes, Viperidae, Craspedocephalus) of Peninsular India reveals Cryptic Diversity [Ashok Kumar Mallik, Achyuthan Needamangalam Srikanthan, Sumaithangi Rajagopalan Ganesh, Seenapuram Palaniswamy Vijayakumar, Patrick D. Campbell, Anita Malhotra, Kartik Shanker]
2021-10-05 Homonota itambere Phyllodactylidae A new species of Homonota (Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) from Paraguay [Hugo Cabral, Pier Cacciali]
2021-10-04 Gloydius lipipengi,
Gloydius swild
Viperidae Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the genus Gloydius (Squamata, Viperidae, Crotalinae), with description of two new alpine species from Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China [Jing-Song Shi, Jin-Cheng Liu, Rohit Giri, John Benjamin Owens, Vishal Santra, Sourish Kuttalam, Melvin Selvan, Ke-Ji Guo, Anita Malhotra]
2021-10-02 Vipera latastei arundana,
Vipera monticola atlantica,
Vipera monticola saintgironsi
Viperidae 3 neue Unterarten
Integrative taxonomy reveals two species and intraspecific differentiation in the Vipera latastei–monticola complex [Fernando Martínez-Freiría, Inês Freitas, Guillermo Velo-Antón, Nahla Lucchini, Soumia Fahd, Said Larbes, Juan M. Pleguezuelos, Xavier Santos, José C. Brito]
2021-10-01 Lycophidion chirioi (sp .nov.)
Lycophidion jacksoni jacksoni (ssp. nov.)
Lycophidion tchadensis (sp .nov.)
Lamprophiidae Three new snakes of the genus Lycophidion Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Lamprophiidae) in Central Africa [Jean-François TRAPE]
2021-10-01 Oligosoma kakerakau Scincidae (Eugongylinae) A new species of Oligosoma (Squamata: Scincidae) from the northern North Island, New Zealand [BENJAMIN P. BARR, DAVID G. CHAPPLE, RODNEY A. HITCHMOUGH, GEOFF B. PATTERSON, NGĀTIWAI TRUST BOARD]
2021-09-28 Acanthodactylus zagrosicus Lacertidae A new species of Acanthodactylus Fitzinger, 1834 (Sauria: Lacertidae) from the Zagros Mountains, Iran [OMID MOZAFFARI, SIMA MOHAMMADI, REIHANEH SABERI-PIROOZ, FARAHAM AHMADZADEH]
2021-09-27 Selvasaura almendarizae Gymnophthalmidae A New Species of Microtegu Lizard (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae) from Amazonian Ecuador [Omar Torres-Carvajal, Vanessa Parra, Pedro M. Sales Nunes, Claudia Koch]
2021-09-27 Praeteropus auxilliger,
Praeteropus monachus
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Diversity and Systematics of Limbless Skinks (Anomalopus) from Eastern Australia and the Skeletal Changes that Accompany the Substrate Swimming Body Form [Mark N. Hutchinson, Patrick Couper, Andrew Amey, Jessica Worthington Wilmer]
2021-09-25

Cyrtodactylus hekouensis Gekkonidae A New Species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Karst Forests of Daweishan National Nature Reserve, Yunnan, China [Yinpeng ZHANG, Xiaolong LIU, Justin BERNSTEIN, Jian WANG and Zhiyong YUAN]
2021-09-23 Cnemaspis balerion,
Cnemaspis flavigularis,
Cnemaspis galaxia,
Cnemaspis jackieii,
Cnemaspis lithophilis,
Cnemaspis nigriventris,
Cnemaspis nimbus,
Cnemaspis palanica,
Cnemaspis regalis,
Cnemaspis rubraoculus,
Cnemaspis smaug,
Cnemaspis wallaceii
Gekkonidae Diversifying on the Ark: multiple new endemic lineages of dwarf geckos from the Western Ghats provide insights into the systematics and biogeography of South Asian Cnemaspis (Reptilia: Squamata) [Saunak Pal, Zeeshan A. Mirza, Princia Dsouza, Kartik Shanker]
2021-09-23 Liolaemus warjantay Liolaemidae A new species of Liolaemus (Squamata: Liolaemidae) from the Reserva Paisajística Subcuenca del Cotahuasi, southwestern Peru [Misshell D. Ubalde-Mamani, Roberto C. Gutiérrez, Juan C. Chaparro, Alvaro J. Aguilar-Kirigin, José Cerdeña, Wilson Huanca-Mamani, Stefanny Cárdenas-Ninasivincha, Ana Lazo-Rivera, and Cristian S. Abdala]
2021-09-18 Hebius weixiensis Colubridae (Natricinae) Molecular phylogeny and morphological comparisons of the genus Hebius Thompson, 1913 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) uncover a new taxon from Yunnan Province, China, and support revalidation of Hebius septemlineatus (Schmidt, 1925) [Shao-Bing Hou, Zhi-Yong Yuan, Ping-Fan Wei, Gui-Gang Zhao, Gao-Hui Liu, Yun-He Wu, Wen-Jing Shen, Jin-Min Chen, Peng Guo5, Jing Che]
2021-09-18 Tropidophorus guangxiensis hongjiangensis Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Neotype designation and redescription of Tropidophorus guangxiensis Wen, 1992 (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae), with description of a new subspecies from central South China [Ke-Ji Guo, Fu Shu, Nan-Fei Wu, Shun-De Chen, Mian Hou, Sheng-Chao Shi, Xue-Jian Deng]
2021-09-17 Gerrhopilus sumatranus,
Gerrhopilus suturalis (revalidated)
Gerrhopilidae A new species of Gerrhopilus (family: Gerrhopilidae), with comments on the taxonomic status of Gerrhopilus ater suturalis (Brongersma) [Addison H. Wynn]
2021-09-09 Lepidodactylus babuyanensis,
Lepidodactylus bakingibut,
Lepidodactylus bisakol,
Lepidodactylus nakahiwalay
Gekkonidae Taxonomic Revision of Scaly-toed Geckos (Reptilia: Gekkonidae: Lepidodactylus) in the Northern Philippines, with Descriptions of Four New Species [Samuel J. Eliades, Rafe M. Brown, Wen-San Huang, Cameron D. Siler]
2021-09-07 Alpinoscincus (gen. nov.),
A. alpinus (comb. nov.),
A. subalpinus (comb. nov.),
Nubeoscincus (gen. nov.),
N. glacialis (comb. nov.),
N. stellaris (comb. nov.),
Ornithuroscincus (gen. nov.),
O. albodorsalis (comb. nov.),
O. noctua (comb. nov.),
O. nototaenia (comb. nov.),
O. sabini (comb. nov.),
Palaia (gen. nov.),
P. pulchra (comb. nov.)
Scincidae (Eugongylinae) Revision of the montane New Guinean skink genus Lobulia (Squamata: Scincidae), with the description of four new genera and nine new species [Alex Slavenko, Karin Tamar, Oliver J S Tallowin, Fred Kraus, Allen Allison, Salvador Carranza, Shai Meiri]
2021-09-06 Pedioplanis serodioi Lacertidae A revision of Angolan species in the genus Pedioplanis Fitzinger (Squamata: Lacertidae), with the description of a new species [DIOGO PARRINHA, MARIANA P. MARQUES, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE, FARKHANDA KHALID, KELLY L. PARKER, KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY, JACKIE L. CHILDERS, WERNER CONRADIE, AARON M. BAUER, LUIS M. P. CERÍACO]
2021-09-02 Hemidactylus kimbulae Gekkonidae A New Species of Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820 (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka with Redescription of H. hunae Deraniyagala, 1937 [A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe; Suranjan Karunarathna; Patrick D. Campbell; Majintha Madawala; Anslem de Silva]
2021-09-02 Stegonotus nancuro Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new species of Stegonotus (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the remnant coastal forests of southern Timor-Leste [HINRICH KAISER, CHRISTINE M. KAISER, SVEN MECKE, MARK O’SHEA]
2021-08-31 Cyrtodactylus gulinqingensis Gekkonidae A New Species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Southern Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu, Qisheng Li, Mian Hou, Nikolai L. Orlov, Natalia B. Ananjeva]
2021-08-31 Hemiphyllodactylus goaensis Gekkonidae A new species of the genus Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Goa, India [AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, DIKANSH S. PARMAR, NITIN SAWANT, ISHAN AGARWAL]
2021-08-26 Liotyphlops bondensis (revalidated)
Liotyphlops bondensis armandoi (ssp. nov.)
Anomalepididae The status of the anomalepidid snake Liotyphlops albirostris and the revalidation of three taxa based on morphology and ecological niche models [Camilo A. Linares-Vargas, Wilmar Bolívar-García, Alexandra Herrera-Martínez, Daniel Osorio-Domínguez, Oscar E. Ospina, Richard Thomas, Juan D. Daza]
2021-08-25 Salvadora lineata (elevated from subspecies) Colubridae (Colubrinae) Phylogenetic relationships based on morphological data and taxonomy of the genus Salvadora Baird & Girard, 1853 (Reptilia, Colubridae) [Carlos A. Hernández-Jiménez, Oscar Flores-Villela, Aranzazú Aguilar-Bremauntz, Jonathan A. Campbell]
2021-08-25 Cyrtodactylus hamidyi Gekkonidae Another New Bent-toed Gecko, genus Cyrtodactylus Gray 1837 (Squamata: Gekkonidae), from Borneo [AWAL RIYANTO, MUHAMMAD ALIF FAUZI, IRVAN SIDIK, MUMPUNI, MOHAMMAD IRHAM, NIA KURNIAWAN, HIDETOSHI OTA, TAKU OKAMOTO, TSUTOMU HIKIDA, L. LEE GRISMER]
2021-08-25 Enyalioides feiruzae Hoplocercidae A new species of wood lizard (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from the Río Huallaga Basin in Central Peru [Pablo J. Venegas, Germán Chávez, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Vilma Duran, Omar Torres-Carvajal]
2021-08-25 Achalinus dehuaensis Xenodermidae A new species of the Achalinus rufescens complex (Xenodermidae: Achalinus) from Fujian Province, China [KE LI, YA-YONG WU, RUI-YING XU, FEI ZHU, JIN-LONG REN, PENG GUO, BING-JUN DONG]
2021-08-20 Oreosaurus bisbali Gymnophthalmidae A new species of Oreosaurus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Turimiquire Massif, northeastern Venezuela (Cercosaurinae, Selvasaura) from the Andes of northern Peru [GILSON A. RIVAS, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, AGNIESZKA BARAN, MICHAEL J. JOWERS, ERIC N. SMITH, CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ-MORALES, WALTER E. SCHARGEL]
2021-08-19 Mesalina adrarensis,
Mesalina simoni saharae
Lacertidae Phylogeographic diversification of the Mesalina olivieri species complex (Squamata: Lacertidae) with the description of a new species and a new subspecies endemic from North West Africa [Cristian Pizzigalli, Pierre-André Crochet, Philippe Geniez, Fernando Martínez-Freiría, Guillermo Velo-Antón, José Carlos Brito]
2021-08-18 Hemiphyllodactylus dalatensis Gekkonidae A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Da Lat Plateau, Vietnam [QUYEN HANH DO, KHOI VU NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, CUONG THE PHAM, THOMAS ZIEGLER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2021-08-17 Chilabothrus ampelophis Boidae (Boinae) A SMALL NEW ARBOREAL SPECIES OF WEST INDIAN BOA (BOIDAE; CHILABOTHRUS) FROM SOUTHERN HISPANIOLA [Miguel A. Landestoy T., R. Graham Reynolds, Robert W. Henderson]
2021-08-13 Rhabdophis bindi Colubridae (Natricinae) Hidden in the plain sight: a new species of Rhabdophis (Serpentes: Natricinae) from the Rhabdophis himalayanus complex [ABHIJIT DAS, ERIC N. SMITH, IRVAN SIDIK, GOUTAM C. SARKER, BITUPAN BORUAH, NAITIK G. PATEL, B.H.C.K MURTHY, V. DEEPAK]
2021-08-13 Hemidactylus tamhiniensis Gekkonidae A cryptic new species of rupicolous Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) allied to H. aaronbaueri Giri, 2008 from the northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India [AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, TEJAS THACKERAY, ISHAN AGARWAL]
2021-08-12 Liolaemus basadrei Liolaemidae A new lizard of the Liolaemus montanus group that inhabits the hyperarid desert of southern Peru [Pablo Valladares-Faúndez, Pablo Franco León, Cesar Jove Chipana, Marco Navarro Guzmán, Javier Ignacio-Apaza, César Cáceres Musaja, Robert Langstroth, Álvaro Aguilar-Kirigin, Roberto C. Gutierrez, and Cristián S. Abdala]
2021-08-09 Hemidactylus carivoensis,
Hemidactylus cinganji,
Hemidactylus faustus,
Hemidactylus pfindaensis
Gekkonidae Between sand, rocks and branches: an integrative taxonomic revision of Angolan Hemidactylus Goldfuss, 1820, with description of four new species [APARNA LAJMI, VARAD B. GIRI, TANERAW SINGH, ISHAN AGARWAL]
2021-08-05 neue Gattung
Agasthyagama
Agamidae Otocryptis beddomii jetzt Agasthyagama beddomii
A molecular and morphological study of Otocryptis Wagler, 1830 (Squamata: Agamidae) reveals a new genus from the far south of the Western Ghats, Peninsular India [ACHYUTHAN N. SRIKANTHAN, OMKAR DILIP ADHIKARI, SUMAITHANGI RAJAGOPALAN GANESH, KAUSHIK DEUTI, KALPANA DAS, VIDISHA M. KULKARNI, GAURANG G. GOWANDE, KARTIK SHANKER]
2021-08-05 Pareas temporalis Pareidae A new species of Pareas (Squamata, Pareidae) from southern Vietnam [Duong T. T. Le, Thinh G. Tran, Huy D. Hoang, Bryan L. Stuart]
2021-08-02 Podarcis lusitanicus Lacertidae Nuclear phylogenies and genomics of a contact zone establish the species rank of Podarcis lusitanicus (Squamata, Lacertidae) [Guilherme Caeiro-Dias, Sara Rocha, Alvarina Couto, Carolina Pereira, Alan Brelsford, Pierre-André Crochet, Catarina Pinho]
2021-07-27 Selvasaura evasa Gymnophthalmidae An elusive new species of gymnophthalmid lizard (Cercosaurinae, Selvasaura) from the Andes of northern Peru [Lourdes Y. Echevarría, Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Pedro M. Sales Nunes]
2021-07-23 Potamites hydroimperator Gymnophthalmidae A new riparian Andean Potamites (Reptilia, Squamata, Gymnophtalmidae) from El Sira Mountains, central Peru, with comments on P. ecpleopus Cope 1875, and on the taxonomy and biogeography of Potamites [Germán CHÁVEZ, Jose MALQUI & Alessandro CATENAZZI]
2021-07-18 Gonyosoma hainanense Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new snake species of the genus Gonyosoma Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Hainan Island, China [Li-Fang Peng, Yong Zhang, Song Huang, Frank T. Burbrink, Jin-Min Chen, Mian Hou, Yi-Wu Zhu, Hang Yang, Ji-Chao Wang]
2021-07-08 Cyrtodactylus orlovi Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ninh Thuan Province, southern Vietnam [Quyen Hanh Do, TRUNG MY PHUNG, HANH THI NGO, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER, CUONG THE PHAM, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2021-07-06 Elaphe xiphodonta Colubridae (Colubrinae) A sheep in wolf's clothing: Elaphe xiphodonta sp. nov. (Squamata, Colubridae) and its possible mimicry to Protobothrops jerdonii [Shuo Qi, Jing-Song Shi, Yan-Bo Ma, Yi-Fei Gao, Shu-Hai Bu, L. Lee Grismer, Pi-Peng Li, Ying-Yong Wang]
2021-07-06 Stoliczkia vanhnuailianai Xenodermidae A new species of Stoliczkia Jerdon, 1870 (Serpentes: Xenodermidae) from Mizoram, India [SAMUEL LALRONUNGA, K. LALHMANGAIHA, ISAAC ZOSANGLIANA, ESTHER LALHMINGLIANI, DAVID J. GOWER, ABHIJIT DAS, V. DEEPAK]
2021-07-06 Goniurosaurus chengzheng Eublepharidae Goniurosaurus chengzheng sp. nov., a new species of Leopard Gecko from Guangxi, China (Squamata: Eublepharidae) [XIAO-YU ZHU, YI-JIAO LIU, YUN BAI, CRISTIAN ROMÁN-PALACIOS, ZHENG LI, ZHU-QING HE]
2021-07-03 Cyrtodactylus bapme Gekkonidae A new species of Bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) from the Garo Hills, Meghalaya State, north-east India, and discussion of morphological variation for C. urbanus [Rachunliu G. Kamei & Stephen Mahony]
2021-06-30 Gekko stoliczkai Gekkonidae A new species of the genus Gekko Laurenti, 1768 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Nicobar Archipelago, with an overview of congeners from the Andaman and Nicobar Islandsa [S.R. Chandramouli, G. Gokulakrishnan, C. Sivaperuman, and L. Lee Grismer]
2021-06-29 Japalura austeniana
(comb. nov.)
Agamidae Pseudocalotes austeniana jetzt Japalura austeniana
On the systematics and the phylogenetic position of the poorly known, montane dragon-lizard species Pseudocalotes austeniana (Annandale, 1908) (Squamata, Agamidae, Draconinae) [Gaurang G. Gowande, Harshal S. Bhosale, Pushkar U. Phansalkar, Mandar Sawant, Zeeshan A. Mirza]
2021-06-25 Achalinus huangjietangi Xenodermidae A New Species of the Genus Achalinus from Huangshan, Anhui, China (Squamata: Xenodermidae) [Ruyi HUANG, Lifa ng PENG, Lei YU, Tia nqi HUANG, Ke JIANG, Li DING, Jinka ng CHANG, Dia ncheng YANG, Yuhao XU and Song HUANG]
2021-06-24 Anolis nemonteae Dactyloidae A new giant anole (Squamata: Iguanidae: Dactyloinae) from southwestern Ecuador [FERNANDO AYALA-VARELA, SEBASTIÁN VALVERDE, STEVEN POE, ANDREA E. NARVÁEZ, MARIO H. YÁNEZ-MUÑOZ, OMAR TORRES-CARVAJAL]
2021-06-22 Eutropis brevis (revalidated),
Eutropis dawsoni (revalidated),
Eutropis gansi (synonymised)
Scincidae
(Mabuyinae)
Taxonomic reassessment of Eutropis macularia (Blyth, 1853) complex in the Western Ghats of India: Resurrection of Eutropis brevis (Günther, 1875), Eutropis dawsoni (Annandale, 1909) and synonymisation of Eutropis gansi (Das, 1991) (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) [S. R. Ganesh, Kaushik Deuti, N. S. Achyuthan, Patrick Campbell, Sujoy Raha, Probhat Bag, Sudipta Debnath]
2021-06-22 Gonyosoma coeruleum Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new species of Gonyosoma Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes, Colubridae), previously confused with G. prasinum (Blyth, 1854) [Shuo Liu, Mian Hou, Ye Htet Lwin, Qiaoyan Wang, Dingqi Rao]
2021-06-14 Calamaria nebulosa Colubridae (Calamariinae) Description of a new species of Southeast Asian reed snake from northern Laos (Squamata: Colubridae: Genus Calamaria F. Boie, 1827) with a revised diagnosis of Calamaria yunnanensis Chernov, 1962 [Justin L. Lee]
2021-06-11 Metlapilcoatlus borealis Viperidae Molecular Phylogenetics and Morphometrics Reveal a New Endemic Jumping Pitviper (Serpentes: Viperidae: Metlapilcoatlus) from the Sierra Madre Oriental of Mexico [Mauricio Tepos-Ramírez, Oscar Flores-Villela, Julián A. Velasco, Carlos Pedraza Lara, Oscar R. García Rubio, Robert C. Jadin]
2021-06-11 Cyrtodactylus dianxiensis Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Western Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu & Dingqi Rao]
2021-06-08 Epictia guayaquilensis (comb. nov.)
Leptotyphlopidae Osteology of the enigmatic threadsnake species Epictia unicolor and Trilepida guayaquilensis (Serpentes, Leptotyphlopidae) with generic insights [Claudia Koch, Angele Martins, Mitali Joshi, Roberta R. Pinto, Paulo Passos]
2021-06-08 Oligodon tolaki Colubridae (Colubrinae) Description of a New Oligodon (Squamata: Colubridae) from Sulawesi, Indonesia, Including Redescriptions of O. waandersi and O. propinquus [A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Sujan M. Henkanaththegedara, Patrick D. Campbell, Awal Riyanto, Jakob Hallermann, Gernot Vogel]
2021-06-08 Boiga whitakeri Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new species of Boiga (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Southern Western Ghats of India with a molecular phylogeny and expanded characterisation of related species [S.R. GANESH, ASHOK KUMAR MALLIK, N.S. ACHYUTHAN, KARTIK SHANKER, GERNOT VOGEL]
2021-06-03 Rhabdophis helleri (elevated from subspecies) Colubridae (Natricinae) High genetic divergence but low morphological differences in a keelback snake Rhabdophis subminiatus (Reptilia, Colubridae) [Qin Liu, Xinhong Xie, Yayong Wu, Guocheng Shu, Keji Guo, Peng Guo, Liangwei Cui]
2021-06-02 Cyrtodactylus aaronbaueri,
Cyrtodactylus agarwali,
Cyrtodactylus bengkhuaiai,
Cyrtodactylus karsticola
Gekkonidae Four new Bent-toed geckos (Cyrtodactylus Gray: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northeast India [JAYADITYA PURKAYASTHA, HMAR TLAWMTE LALREMSANGA, SANATH CHANDRA BOHRA, LAL BIAKZUALA, H.T. DECEMSON, LAL MUANSANGA, MATHIPI VABEIRYUREILAI, SURAJ CHAUHAN, YASHPAL SINGH RATHEE]
2021-05-31 Liolaemus pikunche Liolaemidae DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE LIOLAEMUS ELONGATUS GROUP FROM THE ANDES OF CENTRAL CHILE (IGUANIA: LIOLAEMIDAE) DESCRIPCIÓN DE UNA NUEVA ESPECIE DEL GRUPO DE LIOLAEMUS ELONGATUS DE LOS ANDES DE CHILE CENTRAL (IGUANIA: LIOLAEMIDAE) [Jaime Troncoso-Palacios, Diego Ramírez-Álvarez]
2021-05-28 Liolaemus reichei (revalidated) Liolaemidae An Endemic and Endangered New Species of the Lizard Liolaemus montanus Group from Southwestern Peru (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with a Key for the Species of the L. reichei Clade [Aarón J. Quiroz, Ling Huamaní-Valderrama, Roberto C. Gutiérrez, Álvaro J. Aguilar-Kirigin, Evaristo López-Tejeda, Ana Lazo-Rivera, Wilson Huanca-Mamani, Pablo Valladares-Faúndez, Juan J. Morrone, José Cerdeña, Juan C. Chaparro, and Cristian S. Abdala]
2021-05-31 Hemiphyllodactylus zhutangxiangensis Gekkonidae A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Yunnan, China and its phylogenetic relationship to other congeners [ADE PRASETYO AGUNG, L. LEE GRISMER, JESSE L. GRISMER, EVAN S. H. QUAH, ADA CHORNELIA, JIANMEI LU, ALICE C. HUGHES]
2021-05-27 Cnemaspis gunasekarai
Cnemaspis gunawardanai
Gekkonidae Two new rupicolous day geckos of the Cnemaspis alwisi group (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka. [A.A.Thasun Amarasinghe, Suranjan Karunarathna, Majintha Madawala & Anslem de Silva]
2021-05-20 Celestinae (subfam. nov.),
Siderolamprinae (subfam. nov.),
Advenus (gen. nov.),
Caribicus (gen. nov.),
Comptus (gen. nov.),
Mesoamericus (gen. nov.)
Diploglossidae Phylogenetics, classification, and biogeography of the Neotropical forest lizards (Squamata, Diploglossidae) [MOLLY SCHOOLS & S. BLAIR HEDGES]
2021-05-20 Trimeresurus kuiburi Viperidae A new karst-dwelling, colorful pitviper (Viperidae: Trimeresurus) from northern Peninsular Thailand [MONTRI SUMONTHA, SUNUTCHA SUNTRARACHUN, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, PARINYA PAWANGKHANANT, NIRUT CHOMNGAM, PRAPANTH IAMWIRIYAKUL, LAWAN CHANHOME]
2021-05-19 Psammophis turpanensis Psammophiidae A new species of Psammophis (Serpentes: Psammophiidae) from the Turpan Basin in northwest China [MINLI CHEN, JINLONG LIU, BO CAI, JUN LI, NA WU, XIANGUANG GUO]
2021-05-18 Alopoglossus gansorum,
Alopoglossus indigenorum,
Alopoglossus tapajosensis
Alopoglossidae Uncovering hidden species diversity of alopoglossid lizards in Amazonia, with the description of three new species of Alopoglossus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmoidae) [Marco Antônio Ribeiro-Júnior, Paola María Sánchez-Martínez, Leandro João Carneiro de Lima Moraes, Uécson Suendel Costa de Oliveira, Vinícius Tadeu de Carvalho, Dante Pavan, Erik Henrique de Lacerda Choueri, Fernanda P. Werneck, Shai Meiri]
2021-05-15 Erythrolamprus aenigma Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A new species of Erythrolamprus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Xenodontini) from the savannas of northern South America [Omar M. Entiauspe-Neto, Arthur D. Abegg, Claudia Koch, Leroy P. Nuñez, Weverton S. Azevedo, Leandro J. C. L. Moraes, Arthur Tiutenko, Tatiane S. Bialves & Daniel Loebmann]
2021-05-13 Lycodon fasciolatus (comb. nov.),
Platyceps josephi (sp. nov.),
Platyceps plinii comb. nov.
Colubridae (Colubrinae) Revealing two centuries of confusion: new insights on nomenclature and systematic position of Argyrogena fasciolata (Shaw, 1802) (auctt.), with description of a new species from India (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) [V. Deepak, Surya Narayanan, Pratyush P. Mohapatra, Sushil K. Dutta, Gnanaselvan Melvinselvan, Ashaharraza Khan, Kristin Mahlow, Frank Tillack]
2021-05-12

Hemidactylus gramineus Gekkonidae A New Species of Ground-Dwelling Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Southwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo [Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Aaron M. Bauer, Chifundera Kusamba, Ishan Agarwal, Eli Greenbaum]
2021-05-12 Cyrtodactylus ngati Gekkonidae First record of the Cyrtodactylus brevipalmatus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Vietnam with description of a new species [DZUNG TRUNG LE, SALY SITTHIVONG, TUNG THANH TRAN, L. LEE GRISMER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER, VINH QUANG LUU]
2021-05-12 Dixonius mekongensis Gekkonidae A new sandstone-dwelling leaf-toed gecko (Gekkonidae: Dixonius mekongensis) from the Thai-Lao border [OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, NONN PANITVONG, KIRATI KUNYA, MONTRI SUMONTHA]
2021-05-11 Cnemaspis krishnagiriensis Gekkonidae A new medium-sized rupicolous Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) of the C. bangara clade from granite boulder habitats in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India [ISHAN AGARWAL, TEJAS THACKERAY, AKSHAY KHANDEKAR]
2021-05-11 Cnemaspis uttaraghati Gekkonidae A novel small-bodied rupicolous Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India, with comments on the status of C. indraneildasii, Bauer 2000 [AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, TEJAS THACKERAY, ISHAN AGARWAL]
2021-05-11 Gekko pradapdao Gekkonidae A new cave-dwelling Gekko (Gekko) from Lopburi Province, central Thailand (Squamata, Gekkonidae) [WORAWITOO MEESOOK, MONTRI SUMONTHA, NATTASUDA DONBUNDIT, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS]
2021-05-10 Phymaturus niger,
Phymaturus robustus
Liolaemidae Morphological and Genetic Divergence within the Phymaturus payuniae Clade (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with the Description of Two New Species [Fernando Lobo, Diego A. Barrasso, Thomas Hibbard, Matías Quipildor, Demian Slodki, Soledad Valdecantos, Néstor G. Basso]
2021-05-07 Calotes goetzi,
Calotes geissleri,
Calotes vindumbarbatus
Agamidae Integrative approach to resolve the Calotes mystaceus Duméril & Bibron, 1837 species complex (Squamata: Agamidae) [Philipp Wagner, Flora Ihlow, Timo Hartmann, Morris Flecks, Andreas Schmitz & Wolfgang Böhme]
2021-05-04 Ahaetulla rufusoculara Colubridae (Ahaetuliinae) A new species of Ahaetulla Link, 1807 (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Mekong Delta, Vietnam [NGON QUANG LAM, TRAN THI ANH THU, LUAN THANH NGUYEN, ROBERT W. MURPHY, SANG NGOC NGUYEN]
2021-05-03 Gekko phuyenensis Gekkonidae Gekko phuyenensis sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new species from southern Vietnam [VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, LUAN THANH NGUYEN, NIKOLAI L. ORLOV, ROBERT W. MURPHY, SANG NGOC NGUYEN]
2021-05-01 Dasypeltis congolensis Colubridae (Colubrinae) Une nouvelle espèce de serpent mangeur d’œufs du genre Dasypeltis Wagler (Squamata : Colubridae : Colubrinae) en Afrique centrale [V. Deepak, Surya Narayanan, Pratyush P. Mohapatra, Sushil K. Dutta, Gnanaselvan Melvinselvan, Ashaharraza Khan, Kristin Mahlow, Frank Tillack] - Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr. 177: 65-80
2021-04-28 Dixonius somchanhae Gekkonidae A new species of Dixonius (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Vientiane Capital, Laos [THUONG HUYEN NGUYEN, VINH QUANG LUU, SALY SITTHIVONG, HANH THI NGO, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2021-04-27 Toxicodryas adamanteus,
Toxicodryas vexator
Colubridae (Colubrinae) Night stalkers from above: A monograph of Toxicodryas tree snakes (Squamata: Colubridae) with descriptions of two new cryptic species from Central Africa [ELI GREENBAUM, KAITLIN E. ALLEN, EUGENE R. VAUGHAN, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, VAN WALLACH, CHIFUNDERA KUSAMBA, WANDEGE M. MUNINGA, MWENEBATU M. ARISTOTE, FRANCK M. M. MALI, GABRIEL BADJEDJEA, JOHANNES PENNER, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, JACQUELINE RIVERA, VIKTORIA STERKHOVA, GRANT JOHNSON, WALTER P. TAPONDJOU N, RAFE M. BROWN ]
2021-04-23 Pedioplanis branchi,
Pedioplanis mayeri
Lacertidae Lizards of a different stripe: phylogenetics of the Pedioplanis undata species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae), with the description of two new species [Jackie L. Childers, Sebastian Kirchhof, Aaron M. Bauer]
2021-04-21 Antaresia papuensis,
Antaresia maculosa peninsularis
Pythonidae Phylogeography, historical demography and systematics of the world’s smallest pythons (Pythonidae, Antaresia) [Damien Esquerré, Stephen C.Donnellan, Carlos J.Pavón-Vázquez, Jéssica Fenker, J. Scott Keogh]
2021-04-21 Mokopirirakau galaxias Diplodactylidae A new, enigmatic species of black-eyed gecko (Reptilia: Diplodactylidae: Mokopirirakau) from North Otago, New Zealand [CAREY KNOX, RODNEY A. HITCHMOUGH, STUART V. NIELSEN, TONY JEWELL, TRENT BELL]
2021-04-20 Cyrtodactylus hantu,
Cyrtodactylus miriensis
Gekkonidae Genetically diverse yet morphologically conserved: Hidden diversity revealed among Bornean geckos (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) [Hayden R. Davis, Indraneil Das, Adam D. Leaché, Benjamin R. Karin, Ian G. Brennan, Todd R. Jackman, Izneil Nashriq, Kin Onn Chan, Aaron M. Bauer]
2021-04-19 Sceloporus dixoni
Sceloporus hesperus
Phrynosomatidae Cryptic diversity across the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt of Mexico in the montane bunchgrass lizard Sceloporus subniger (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae) [ROBERT W. BRYSON, JR., JARED A. GRUMMER, ELIZABETH M. CONNORS, JOSEPH TIRPAK, JOHN E. MCCORMACK, JOHN KLICKA]
2021-04-15 Xylophis deepaki Pareidae A new species of Xylophis Beddome, 1878 (Serpentes: Pareidae) from the southern Western Ghats of India [Surya Narayanan, Pratyush P. Mohapatra, Amirtha Balan, Sandeep Das, David J. Gower]
2021-04-09 Subdoluseps vietnamensis Scincidae (Lygosominae) A new skink of the genus Subdoluseps Freitas, Datta-Roy, Karanth, Grismer & Siler, 2019 (Squamata: Scincidae) from southern Vietnam [MANH VAN LE, VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, HOA THI PHAN, ATTAPOL RUJIRAWAN, ANCHALEE AOWPHOL, THI-DIEU-HIEN VO, ROBERT W. MURPHY, SANG NGOC NGUYEN]
2021-04-09 Thamnodynastes silvai Colubridae (Dipsadinae) A new species of Thamnodynastes Wagler, 1830 from western Amazonia, with notes on morphology for members of the Thamnodynastes pallidus group (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Tachymenini) [VIVIAN C. TREVINE, JOSÉ RANCÉS CAICEDO-PORTILLA, MARINUS HOOGMOED, ROBERT A. THOMAS, FRANCISCO L. FRANCO, GIOVANNA G. MONTINGELLI, MARIELA OSORNO-MUÑOZ, HUSSAM ZAHER]
2021-04-06 Gekko cib Gekkonidae Review of the Gekko (Japonigekko) subpalmatus complex (Squamata, Sauria, Gekkonidae), with description of a new species from China [ZHI-TONG LYU, CHAO-YU LIN, JIN-LONG REN, KE JIANG, YIN-PENG ZHANG, SHUO QI, JIAN WANG]
2021-04-05 Pseudopus apodus levantinus Anguidae Morphological and genetic differentiation in the anguid lizard Pseudopus apodus supports the existence of an endemic subspecies in the Levant [Daniel Jablonski, Marco Antônio Ribeiro-Júnior, Shai Meiri, Erez Maza, Oleg V. Kukushkin, Marina Chirikova, Angelika Pirosová, Dušan Jelić, Peter Mikulíček, David Jandzik]
2021-03-31 Dispholidus pembae Colubridae (Colubrinae) Description of a new species of Boomslang (Dispholidus Duvernoy, 1832) from the island of Pemba (Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania) [Barry Hughes]
2021-03-31 Achalinus panzhihuaensis
Achalinus yangdatongi
Xenodermidae Two new species and a new country record of the genus Achalinus (Reptilia: Squamata: Xenodermidae) from China [SHAO-BING HOU, KAI WANG, PENG GUO, JIN-MIN CHEN, ZHI-YONG YUAN, JING CHE]
2021-03-31 Cnemaspis schalleri Gekkonidae A new small-bodied, polymorphic Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) allied to C. monticola Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 from the Central Western Ghats of Karnataka, India [AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, TEJAS THACKERAY, ISHAN AGARWAL]
2021-03-30 Acanthodactylus ilgazi Lacertidae Contribution to the taxonomic knowledge of Acanthodactylus(Squamata, Lacertidae): Description of a new lacertid lizard species from Eastern Anatolia, Turkey [Muammer Kurnaz, Mehmet Kürşat Şahin]
2021-03-30 Subdoluseps nilgiriensis Scincidae (Lygosominae) A new species of Asian gracile skink (Scincidae: Lygosominae: Subdoluseps) from the rain-shadow belts of Nilgiri hills, Western Ghats, India [S. R. GANESH, ACHYUTHAN N. SRIKANTHAN, AVRAJJAL GHOSH, OMKAR DILIP ADHIKARI, SHREE VARSHA VIJAY KUMAR, ANIRUDDHA DATTA-ROYS]
2021-03-30 Kataphraktosaurus ungerhamiltoni Gymnophthalmidae neue Gattung Kataphraktosaurus
Discovery of an additional piece of the large gymnophthalmid puzzle: a new genus and species of stream spiny lizard (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae) from the western Guiana Shield in Venezuela [FERNANDO J.M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS, J. CELSA SEÑARIS, IGNACIO DE LA RIVA, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER]
2021-03-25 Atractus akerios,
Atractus nawa,
Atractus pachacamac,
Atractus ukupacha
Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Systematic review of the polychromatic ground snakes Atractus snethlageae complex reveals four new species from threatened environments [Paulo R. Melo-Sampaio, Paulo Passos, Ana L.C. Prudente, Pablo J. Venegas, Omar Torres-Carvajal]
2021-03-25 Vipera (Pelias) tuniyevi Viperidae The taxonomic status of the vipers of the Pelias (kaznakovi) complex in the middle-flow of the Kura River basin in the East Transcaucasia [N.B. Ananjeva, V.N. Gabaev, G.N. Iremashvili, K.Yu. Lotiev and T.V. Petrova]
2021-03-25 Ctenophorus modestus Agamidae Wiedereinsetzung von Ctenophorus modestus (Ahl, 1926)
Elevation of Divergent Color Polymorphic and Monomorphic Lizard Lineages (Squamata: Agamidae) to Species Level [Caroline M. Dong, Greg R. Johnston, Devi Stuart-Fox, Adnan Moussalli, Katrina J. Rankin, Claire A. McLean]
2021-03-25 Gekko jinjiangensis Gekkonidae A New Species of the Gekko japonicus Group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Southwest China [Yinmeng HOU, Shengchao SHI, Gang WANG, Guocheng SHU, Puyang ZHENG, Yin QI, Gaohui LIU, Jianping JIANG, Feng XIE]
2021-03-25 Cnemaspis lokugei Gekkonidae A new species of day gecko (Reptilia, Gekkonidae, Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) from Sri Lanka with an updated ND2 gene phylogeny of Sri Lankan and Indian species [Suranjan Karunarathna, Anslem de Silva, Dinesh Gabadage, Madhava Botejue, Majintha Madawala, Kanishka D. B. Ukuwela]
2021-03-25 Cyrtodactylus kulenensis Gekkonidae Molecular phylogenetics, PCA, and MFA recover a new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from an isolated sandstone massif in northwestern Cambodia [L. LEE GRISMER, PETER GEISSLER, THY NEANG, TIMO HARTMANN, PHILIPP WAGNER, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV]
2021-03-25 Trimeresurus guoi Viperidae A New Species of Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Squamata: Viperidae) from Southwestern China, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar [Zening CHEN, Shengchao SHI, Jun GAO, Gernot VOGEL, Zhaobin SONG, Li DING and Rong DAI]
2021-03-24 Lepidophyma lusca Xantusiidae A new species of Lepidophyma (Squamata: Xantusiidae) from San Luis Potosí, México, with notes on its physiological ecology [DIEGO M. ARENAS-MORENO, FRANCISCO J. MUÑOZ-NOLASCO, ADÁN BAUTISTA-DEL MORAL, LUIS A. RODRÍGUEZ-MIRANDA, SAÚL F. DOMÍNGUEZ-GUERRERO, FAUSTO R. MÉNDEZ-DE LA CRUZ]
2021-03-24 Asthenodipsas ingeri Pareidae On the taxonomic status of Asthenodipsas vertebralis (Boulenger, 1900) (Squamata: Pareidae) in Borneo with the description of a new species [EVAN S. H. QUAH, KELVIN K.P. LIM, L. LEE GRISMER]
2021-03-22 Liolaemus yarabamba Liolaemidae An Endemic and Endangered New Species of the Lizard Liolaemus montanus Group from Southwestern Peru (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with a Key for the Species of the L. reichei Clade [Aarón J. Quiroz, Ling Huamaní-Valderrama, Roberto C. Gutiérrez, Álvaro J. Aguilar-Kirigin, Evaristo López-Tejeda, Ana Lazo-Rivera, Wilson Huanca-Mamani, Pablo Valladares-Faúndez, Juan J. Morrone, José Cerdeña, Juan C. Chaparro, and Cristian S. Abdala]
2021-03-19 Pareas victorianus Pareidae A new species of the Pareas monticola complex (Squamata: Serpentes: Pareidae) from Chin Mountains with additions to the Pareas fauna of Myanmar [Gernot Vogel, Tan Van Nguyen, Than Zaw & Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-03-19 Cnemaspis rajgadensis Gekkonidae Dwarfs of the fortress: A new cryptic species of dwarf gecko of the genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Rajgad fort in the northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India [Amit Sayyed, Vivek Philip Cyriac, Anish Pardeshi, Shauri Sulakhe]
2021-03-19 Gonocephalus pyrius Agamidae A New Angle-Headed Dragon (Agamidae: Gonocephalus) from Montane Forests of the Southern Bukit Barisan Range of Sumatra [Michael B. Harvey, Inna Rech, Awal Riyanto, Nia Kurniawan, Eric N. Smith]
2021-03-19 Plestiodon longiartus Scincidae (Scincinae) A New Species of Blue-Tailed Skink (Scincidae: Plestiodon) from the Sierra Madre del Sur, Mexico [Uri O. García-Vázquez, Carlos J. Pavón-Vázquez, Manuel Feria-Ortiz, Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca]
2021-03-19 Sitana sushili Agamidae A new species of Sitana (Squamata: Agamidae) from the Deccan Peninsula Biogeographic Zone of India [V. DEEPAK, FRANK TILLACK, NILADRI B. KAR, VIVEK SARKAR, PRATYUSH. P. MOHAPATRA]
2021-03-18 Bungarus suzhenae Elapidae Multiple lines of evidence reveal a new species of Krait (Squamata, Elapidae, Bungarus) from Southwestern China and Northern Myanmar [Ze-Ning Chen, Sheng-Chao Shi, Gernot Vogel, Li Ding, Jing-Song Shi]
2021-03-17 Cyrtodactylus raglai Gekkonidae A new granite cave-dwelling Bent-toed Gecko from Vietnam of the Cyrtodactylus irregularis group (Squamata; Gekkonidae) and a discussion on cave ecomorphology [Anh The Nguyen, Tang Van Duong, L. Lee Grismer, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-03-15 Liolaemus messii Liolaemidae Diversification and geological history of the Liolaemus ornatus group (Squamata: Iguania) of Argentina including the recognition of a new species [Soledad Ruiz, Matías Quipildor, Mario Ricardo Ruiz-Monachesi, Leonardo Escalante, Soledad Valdecantos, Fernando Lobo]
2021-03-15 Phyllodactylus cleofasensis Phyllodactylidae A new species of leaf-toed gecko (Phyllodactylidae, Phyllodactylus) from María Cleofas Island, Nayarit, Mexico [Tonatiuh Ramírez-Reyes, Ilse K. Barraza-Soltero, Jose Rafael Nolasco-Luna, Oscar Flores-Villela, Armando H. Escobedo-Galván]
2021-03-11 Bothrops oligobalius Viperidae Molecular and phenotypic data reveal a new Amazonian species of pit vipers (Serpentes: Viperidae: Bothrops) [Francisco Dal Vechio, Ivan Prates, Felipe G. Grazziotin Roberta Graboski & Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues]
2021-03-10 Trioceros wolfgangboehmei Chamaeleonidae A new chameleon of the Trioceros affinis species complex (Squamata, Chamaeleonidae) from Ethiopia [Thore Koppetsch, Petr Nečas, Benjamin Wipflers]
2021-03-05 Amphisbaena elbakyanae Amphisbaenidae A new species of Amphisbaena (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from the Orinoquian region of Colombia [Juan José Torres-Ramírez, Teddy Angarita-Sierra, Mario Vargas-Ramírez]
2021-03-05 Diploderma bowoense,
Diploderma formosgulae
Agamidae Two New Species of Diploderma Hallowell, 1861 (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from the Hengduan Mountain Region in China and Rediscovery of D. brevicaudum (Manthey, Wolfgang, Hou, Wang, 2012) [KAI WANG, WEI GAO, JIAWEI WU, WENJIE DONG, XIAOGANG FENG, WENJING SHEN, JIEQIONG JIN, XIUDONG SHI, YIN QI, CAMERON D. SILER, JING CHE]
2021-03-02 Cyrtodactylus zhenkangensis Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu, Dingqi Rao]
2021-02-27 Aspidoscelis preopatae Teiidae A New Diploid Parthenogenetic Whiptail Lizard from Sonora, Mexico is the ‘Missing Link’ in the Evolutionary Transition to Polyploidy [Anthony J. Barley, Tod W. Reeder, Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca, Charles J. Cole, and Robert C. Thomson]
2021-02-26 Paroedura rennerae Gekkonidae Completing a taxonomic puzzle: integrative review of geckos of the Paroedura bastardi species complex (Squamata, Gekkonidae) [Aurélien Miralles, Teddy Bruy, Angelica Crottini, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Mark D. Scherz, Robin Schmidt, Jörn Köhler, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences]
2021-02-22 Oligodon bivirgatus Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new species of Oligodon H. Boie in Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Hainan Island, China [TIANYU QIAN, SHUO QI, JINGSONG SHI, YUYAN LU, ROBERT W. G. JENKINS, YANNI MO, PIPENG LI ]
2021-02-21 Madatyphlops eudelini Typhlopidae Morphological, osteological, and genetic data support a new species of Madatyphlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) endemic to Mayotte Island, Comoros Archipelago [Oliver Hawlitschek, Mark D. Scherz, Kathleen C. Webster, Ivan Ineich, Frank Glaw]
2021-02-15 Liolaemus brizuelai Liolaemidae Redescription of Liolaemus robertmertensi, Hellmich 1964 (Iguania: Liolaemidae) with description of a new species [Fernández, M. G.; Abdala, Cristian S.; Ruiz-Monachesi, Mario R.; Semhan, Romina V.; Quinteros, A. Sebastían]
2021-02-15 Liolaemus hugoi Liolaemidae Descripción, relaciones filogenéticas y estado de conservación de una nueva especie de Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) de la Patagonia, Argentina [Ana L. Bulacios Arroyo, Romina V. Semhan, Marcos M. Paz, Pablo Chafrat, Cristian S. Abdala]
2021-02-15 Stenocercus ica Tropiduridae A new species of the genus Stenocercus (Iguania: Tropiduridae) from the Peruvian Pacific coast (Ica region) [Alejandro Mendoza, César Ramírez, Diego Barrera & César Aguilar-Puntriano]
2021-02-04 Stegonotus aplini Colubridae (Colubrinae) A striking new species of Papuan groundsnake (Stegonotus: Colubridae) from southern Papua New Guinea, with a dichotomous key to the genus in New Guinea [MARK O’SHEA, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2021-02-02 Oligosoma kahurangi Scincidae (Eugongylinae) A new alpine skink species (Scincidae: Eugongylinae: Oligosoma) from Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand [GEOFF B. PATTERSON, RODNEY A. HITCHMOUGH]
2021-02-11 Hemiphyllodactylus zalonicus Gekkonidae The phylogeny of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with a description of a new species from the Mangin Range, Sagaing Region, northern Myanmar [Grismer, L. Lee; May Thu Chit , Parinya Pawangkhanant , Roman A. Nazarov , Than Zaw & Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-02-02 Agama wachirai Agamidae A new of species of the Agama lionotus Boulenger, 1896 complex (Squamata: Agamidae) from northern Kenya [PATRICK K. MALONZA, STEPHEN SPAWLS, BRIAN FINCH, AARON M. BAUER]
2021-01-31 Lycodon obvelatus
Lycodon serratus
Colubridae (Colubrinae) Contribution to the taxonomy of the genus Lycodon H. Boie in Fitzinger, 1827 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) in China, with description of two new species and resurrection and elevation of Dinodon septentrionale chapaense Angel, Bourret, 1933 [Kai Wang, Zhong-Bin Yu, Gernot Vogel, Jing Che]
2021-01-31 Liolaemus yauri Liolaemidae Una nueva especie de lagartija del género Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) endémica de la Puna del sur de Perú [Luis P. Arapa-Aquino, Cristian S. Abdala, Ling Huamaní-Valderrama, Roberto C. Gutiérrez, José A. Cerdeña, Aarón J. Quiroz, Juan C. Chaparro]
2021-01-31 Liolaemus hauthali,
Liolaemus terani
Liolaemidae Historia y taxonomía: redescripción de Liolaemus andinus Koslowsky, 1895 y descripción de dos nuevas especies de Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) [Abdala, Cristian Simón; Díaz Gómez, Juan Manuel; Langstroth, Roberto]
2021-01-31 Diploderma angustelinea,
Diploderma aorun,
Diploderma flavilabre,
Diploderma panchi,
Diploderma panlong,
Diploderma qilin
Agamidae Systematic revision of mountain dragons (Reptilia: Agamidae: Diploderma) in China, with descriptions of six new species and discussion on their conservation [Kai Wang Jinlong Ren Jiawei Wu Ke Jiang Jieqiong Jin Shaobing Hou Puyang Zheng Feng Xie Cameron D. Siler Jing Che]
2021-01-28 Anatololacerta finikensis,
Anatololacerta ibrahimi
Lacertidae More evidence of cryptic diversity in Anatololacerta species complex Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007 (Squamata: Lacertidae) and re-evaluation of its current taxonomy [Danae Karakasi, Çetin Ilgaz, Yusuf Kumlutaş, Kamil Candan, Özgür Güçlü, Tolga Kankılıç, Nurettin Beşer, Roberto Sindaco, Petros Lymberakis, und Nikos Poulakakis]
2021-01-28 Brookesia nana Chamaeleonidae Extreme miniaturization of a new amniote vertebrate and insights into the evolution of genital size in chameleons [Frank Glaw, Jörn Köhler, Oliver Hawlitschek, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Mark D. Scherz & Miguel Vences]
2021-01-28 Cyrtodactylus arunachalensis Gekkonidae A new species of geckos of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 from Arunachal Pradesh, India [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Harshal Bhosale, Faizan Ansari, Pushkar Phansalkar, Mandar Sawant, Gaurang Gowande, Harshil Patel]
2021-01-22 Naultinus flavirictus Diplodactylidae A new species of Naultinus from the Te Paki area, northern New Zealand [RODNEY A. HITCHMOUGH, STUART V. NIELSEN, JUDITH A. LYSAGHT, AARON M. BAUER]
2021-01-22 Myanophis thanlyinensis Homalopsidae Neue Gattung Myanophis
A new genus and species of mud snake from Myanmar (Reptilia, Squamata, Homalopsidae) [GUNTHER KÖHLER, KHIN PA PA KHAING, NI LAR THAN, DAMIAN BARANSKI, TILMAN SCHELL, CAROLA GREVE, AXEL JANKE, STEFFEN U. PAULS]
2021-01-21 Pareas xuelinensis Pareidae A new species of the genus Pareas (Squamata, Pareidae) from Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu, Dingqi Rao]
2021-01-19 Hebius igneus Colubridae (Natricinae) A revision of the dark-bellied, stream-dwelling snakes of the genus Hebius (Reptilia: Squamata: Natricidae) with the description of a new species from China, Vietnam and Thailand [PATRICK DAVID, GERNOT VOGEL, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, NIKOLAI L. ORLOV, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, ALEXANDRE TEYNIÉ, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2021-01-18 Oligodon phangan,
Oligodon promsombuti
Colubridae (Colubrinae) Two new Kukri Snake species (Colubridae: Oligodon) from the Nakhon Si Thammarat Mountain Range, and addition of O. ocellatus to the fauna of Thailand [OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, KANOKORN THONGYAI, PAJAPON CHANTONG, MONTRI SUMONTHA]
2021-01-15 Boaedon mendesi Lamprophiidae Taxonomic revision of the Jita snakes (Lamprophiidae: Boaedon) from São Tomé and Príncipe (Gulf of Guinea), with the description of a new species [Luis MP Ceríaco, Ana Lisette Arellano, Robert C Jadin, Mariana P Marques, Diogo Parrinha & Jakob Hallermann]
2021-01-14 Oxybelis inkaterra Colubridae (Colubrinae) A new vine snake (Reptilia, Colubridae, Oxybelis) from Peru and redescription of O. acuminatus [Robert C. Jadin, Michael J. Jowers, Sarah A. Orlofske, William E. Duellman, Christopher Blair, John C. Murphy]
2021-01-13 Cyrtodactylus chungi Gekkonidae A new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Binh Thuan Province, southern Vietnam [Sabrina Ostrowski, Minh Duc Le, Hanh Thi Ngo, Cuong The Pham, Trung My Phung, Truong Quang Nguyen & Thomas Ziegler]
2021-01-12 Afroedura donveae,
Afroedura praedicta,
Afroedura vazpintorum,
Afroedura wulfhaackei
Gekkonidae Rock island melody: A revision of the Afroedura bogerti Loveridge, 1944 group, with descriptions of four new endemic species from Angola [William R. Branch, Andreas Schmitz, Javier Lobón-Rovira, Ninda L. Baptista, Telmo António, Werner Conradie]
2021-02-15 Liolaemus kunza,
Liolaemus salitrosus
Liolaemidae Increasing knowledge of the denizens of saline environments through integrative taxonomy: new Argentinian endemic taxa of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and their evolutionary relationships [Cristian S. Abdal, Marcos M. Paz, Romina V. Semhan, Noelia García, Alvaro J. Aguilar-Kirigin, María E. Farías, Pablo Valladares, Roberto Gutiérrez Poblete, Matías A. Quipildor, Julián Valdes & Robert Langstroth ]
2021-01-07 Liolaemus galactostictos Liolaemidae A new species of Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata) of the Liolaemus capillitas clade (Squamata, Liolaemini, Liolaemus elongatus-kriegi group) from Sierra de Velasco, La Rioja Province, Argentina [LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, JUAN ESTEBAN VRDOLJAK, CINTIA DÉBORA MEDINA, JUAN GARCÍA MASSINI, CRISTIAN HERNÁN FULVIO PEREZ, JACK W. JR. SITES, MARIANA MORANDO]
2021-01-07 Helicops phantasma Colubridae (Dipsadinae) Long known, brand new, and possibly threatened: a new species of watersnake of the genus Helicops Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes; Xenodontinae) from the Tocantins-Araguaia River Basin, Brazil [ANTONIO MORAES-DA-SILVA, RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, FELIPE FRANCO CURCIO]

 

 


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