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2018

Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2018-09-03 Gerrhonotus mccoyi Anguidae A New Species of Gerrhonotus (Squamata: Anguidae) from the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin, Coahuila, Mexico [Uri Omar García-Vázquez, Arturo Contreras-Arquieta, Marysol Trujano-Ortega, and Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca]
2018-09-03 Phrynocephalus Agamidae A molecular phylogenetic hypothesis for the Asian agamid lizard genus Phrynocephalus reveals discrete biogeographic clades implicated by plate tectonics [J. ROBERT MACEY, JAMES A. II SCHULTE, NATALIA B. ANANJEVA, ERIK T. VAN DYKE, YUEZHAO WANG, NIKOLAI ORLOV, SOHEILA SHAFIEI, MICHAEL D. ROBINSON, TATJANA DUJSEBAYEVA, GABRIEL S. FREUND, CLAYTON M. FISCHER, DAVID LIU, THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS]
2018-08-22 Pseudalsophis darwini
Pseudalsophis hephaestus
Pseudalsophis thomasi
Dipsadidae Origin and hidden diversity within the poorly known Galápagos snake radiation (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) [Hussam Zaher, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Roberta Graboski, Fabio A. Machado, Marco Altamirano-Benavides, Sandro L. Bonatto & Felipe G. Grazziotin]
2018-08-14 Cnemaspis anamudiensis
Cnemaspis maculicollis
Gekkonidae Description of two new species of Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Western Ghats of Kerala, India [VIVEK PHILIP CYRIAC, ALEX JOHNY, P. K. UMESH, MUHAMED JAFER PALOT]
2018-08-08 Rhadinaea nuchalis Dipsadidae A new earless species of Poyntonophrynus (Anura, Bufonidae) from the Serra da Neve Inselberg, Namibe Province, Angola [Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Mariana P. Marques, Suzana Bandeira, Ishan Agarwal, Edward L. Stanley, Aaron M. Bauer, Mathew P. Heinicke, David C. Blackburn]
2018-08-08 Agamura kermanensis Gekkonidae Description of a new species of the genus Agamura Blanford, 1874 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Iran [SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, MANSOUR ALIABADIAN, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, JAMSHID DARVISH, SOHEILA SHAFIEI, MOHAMMAD EBRAHIM SEHHATISABET]
2018-08-07 Stenodactylus (Trigonodactylus) persicus Gekkonidae A new species of short-fingered geckos Stenodactylus (Squamata, Geckonidae) from South Iran with taxonomic notes on validity of the genus Trigonodactylus Hass, 1957 [ROMAN A. NAZAROV, DANIEL A. MELNIKOV, MEHDI RADJABIZADEH, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV]
2018-08-02 Hemidactylus sahgali
Hemidactylus whitakeri
Gekkonidae First appearance deceives many: disentangling the Hemidactylus triedrus species complex using an integrated approach [Zeeshan A. Mirza, Gaurang G. Gowande, Rishikesh Patil, Mayuresh Ambekar, Harshil Patel]
2018-08-01 Naja guineensis
Naja savannula
Elapidae Integration of nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences and morphology reveals unexpected diversity in the forest cobra (Naja melanoleuca) species complex in Central and West Africa (Serpentes: Elapidae) [WOLFGANG WÜSTER, LAURENT CHIRIO, JEAN-FRANÇOIS TRAPE, IVAN INEICH, KATE JACKSON, ELI GREENBAUM, CESAR BARRON, CHIFUNDERA KUSAMBA, ZOLTÁN T. NAGY, RICHARD STOREY, CARA HALL, CATHARINE E. WÜSTER, AXEL BARLOW, DONALD G. BROADLEY]
2018-07-23 Lepidophyma inagoi Xantusiidae A New Species of Lepidophyma (Squamata: Xantusiidae) from the Pacific Lowlands of Guerrero, Mexico [Ricardo Palacios-Aguilar , Rufino Santos-Bibiano and Oscar Flores-Villela]
2018-07-20 Ebenavia boettgeri
Ebenavia robusta
Ebenavia safari
Ebenavia tuelinae
Gekkonidae Computational molecular species delimitation and taxonomic revision of the gecko genus Ebenavia Boettger, 1878 [Oliver Hawlitschek, Mark D. Scherz, Bernhard Ruthensteiner, Angelica Crottini. Frank Glaw]
2018-07-19 Gehyra capensis
Gehyra crypta
Gehyra incognitai
Gehyra ocellata
Gehyra unguiculata
Gekkonidae Conspicuously concealed: revision of the arid clade of the Gehyra variegata (Gekkonidae) group in Western Australia using an integrative molecular and morphological approach, with the description of five cryptic species [Luke Kealley, Paul Doughty, Mitzy Pepper, J. Scott Keogh, Mia Hillyer, Joel Huey]
2018-07-19 Cyrtodactylus ywanganensis Gekkonidae A new Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata, Gekkonidae) from the Shan Hills and the biogeography of Bent-toed Geckos from eastern Myanmar [L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, MYINT KYAW THURA, EVAN S. H. QUAH, MARTA S. GRISMER, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH, ROBERT E. ESPINOZA, AUNG LIN ]
2018-07-19 Cyrtodactylus chamba Gekkonidae A new bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from the Western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh, India [ISHAN AGARWAL, AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, AARON M. BAUER]
2018-07-16 Selvasaura brava Gymnophthalmidae Neue Gattung Selvasaura
Systematics of Neotropical microteiid lizards (Gymnophthalmidae, Cercosaurinae), with the description of a new genus and species from the Andean montane forests [expand article infoJiří Moravec, Jiří Šmíd, Jan Štundl, Edgar Lehr]
2018-07-16 Vermicella parscauda Elapidae A new species of bandy-bandy (Vermicella: Serpentes: Elapidae) from the Weipa region, Cape York, Australia [CHANTELLE M. DEREZ, KEVIN ARBUCKLE, ZHIQIANG RUAN, BING XIE, YU HUANG, LAUREN DIBBEN, QIONG SHI, FREEK J. VONK, BRYAN G. FRY]
2018-07-06 Hemidactylus siva Gekkonidae A new cryptic rock-dwelling Hemidactylus Oken, 1817 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northern Karnataka, India [CHELMALA SRINIVASULU, ADITYA SRINIVASULU, GANDLA CHETHAN KUMAR]
2018-07-02 Rhadinella xerophila Dipsadidae A new species of Rhadinella (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from the dry forest of Motagua Valley, Guatemala [DANIEL ARIANO-SÁNCHEZ, JONATHAN A. CAMPBELL]
2018-06-29 Cyrtodactylus tanahjampea Gekkonidae A New Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Island of Tanahjampea, South Sulawesi, Indonesia [AWAL RIYANTO, AMIR HAMIDY, JIMMY A. MCGUIRE]
2018-06-25 Sinomicrurus houi Elapidae A New Species of the Genus Sinomicrurus Slowinski, Boundy and Lawson, 2001 (Squamata: Elapidae) from Hainan Province, China [Lifang PENG, Lijun WANG, Li DING, Yiwu ZHU, Jian LUO, Diancheng YANG, Ruyi HUANG, Shunqing LU, and Song HUANG]
2018-06-24 Lygosoma kinabatanganensis
Lygosoma peninsulare
Scincidae (Lygosominae) On the taxonomy of Lygosoma bampfyldei Bartlett, 1895 (Squamata: Scincidae) with descriptions of new species from Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia and the resurrection of Lygosoma schneideri Werner, 1900 [L. LEE GRISMER, EVAN S. H. QUAH, ZAHARIL DUZULKAFLY, PAUL YAMBUN]
2018-06-21 Sphenomorphus yersini Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
A new skink of the genus Sphenomorphus Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Scincidae) from Hon Ba Nature Reserve, southern Vietnam [SANG NGOC NGUYEN, LUAN THANH NGUYEN, VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, NIKOLAI L. ORLOV, ROBERT W. MURPHY]
2018-06-17 Dipsas bobridgelyi
Dipsas georgejetti
Dipsas klebbai
Dipsas oswaldobaezi
Sibon bevridgelyi
Dipsadidae Systematics of South American snail-eating snakes (Serpentes, Dipsadini), with the description of five new species from Ecuador and Peru [Alejandro Arteaga, David Salazar-Valenzuela, Konrad Mebert, Nicolás Peñafiel, Gabriela Aguiar, Juan C. Sánchez-Nivicela, R. Alexander Pyron, Timothy J. Colston, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Pablo J. Venegas, Juan M. Guayasamin, Omar Torres-Carvajal]
2018-06-15 Sitana gokakensis
Sitana thondalu
Agamidae Descriptions of two new endemic and cryptic species of Sitana Cuvier, 1829 from peninsular India [V. DEEPAK, AKSHAY KHANDEKAR, R. CHAITANYA, PRAVEEN KARANTH]
2018-06-14 Hemidactylus paaragowli Gekkonidae A distinct new species of riparian rock-dwelling gecko (genus: Hemidactylus) from the southern Western Ghats [ACHYUTHAN N. SRIKANTHAN, PRIYANKA SWAMY, ASHWINI V. MOHAN, SAUNAK PAL]
2018-06-12 Boiga (Elachistodon) westermanni Colubridae Aus Elachistodon westermanni wird Boiga westermanni:
Phylogeny and conservation status of the Indian egg-eater snake, Elachistodon westermanni Reinhardt, 1863 (Serpentes, Colubridae) [ Ashwini Venkatanarayana Mohan; Avinash C. Visvanathan and Karthikeyan Vasudevan]
2018-06-12 Paroedura kloki
Paroedura fasciata
Paroedura spelaea
Gekkonidae Three new species of nocturnal geckos of the Paroedura oviceps clade from xeric environments of Madagascar (Squamata: Gekkonidae) [FRANK GLAW, JÖRN KÖHLER, MIGUEL VENCES]
2018-06-07 Apostolepis kikoi Dipsadidae A new species of burrowing snake (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Apostolepis) from the state of Mato Grosso, Central-West region of Brazil [Fernanda Martins dos Santos, Omar Machado Entiauspe-Neto, Jailini da Silva Araújo, Moisés Barbosa de Souza, Thales de Lema, Christine Strussmann, Nelson Rufino de Albuquerque]
2018-06-07 Mesalina arnoldi
Mesalina austroarabica
Lacertidae Systematics of the Mesalina guttulata species complex (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Arabia with the description of two new species [ROBERTO SINDACO, MARC SIMÓ-RIUDALBAS, ROBERTO SACCHI, SALVADOR CARRANZA]
2018-06-05 Acontias albigularis
Acontias wakkerstroomensis
Scincidae (Acontinae) Two new species of Acontias (Acontinae, Scincidae) from the Mpumalanga Highveld escarpment of South Africa [WERNER CONRADIE, THEO BUSSCHAU, SHELLEY EDWARDS]
2018-05-29 Tytthoscincus keciktuek
Tytthoscincus monticolus
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Two new Tytthoscincus Linkem, Diesmos, & Brown (Squamata; Scincidae) from Peninsular Malaysia and another case of microsyntopy between ecologically specialized, unrelated, leaf-litter species [L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD, B. S. BAIZUL-HAFSYAM, M. AFIQ-SHUHAIMI, SYED A. RIZAL, EVAN S. H. QUAH]
2018-05-18 Amphisbaena hoogmoedi Amphisbaenidae A new four-pored Amphisbaena Linnaeus, 1758 (Amphisbaenia, Amphisbaenidae) from Brazilian Amazon [ELAINE C.S. OLIVEIRA, WILIAN VAZ-SILVA, ALFREDO P. SANTOS-JR, ROBERTA GRABOSKI, MAURO JR TEIXEIRA, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, SÍRIA RIBEIRO]
2018-05-17 Atractus atlas Dipsadidae A giant on the ground: another large-bodied Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadinae) from Ecuadorian Andes, with comments on the dietary specializations of the goo-eaters snakes [PAULO PASSOS, AGUSTÍN SCANFERLA, PAULO R. MELO-SAMPAIO, JORGE BRITO, ANA ALMENDARIZ]
2018-05-16 Kinosternon vogti Kinosternidae A Distinctive New Species of Mud Turtle from Western México [Marco A. López-Luna, Fabio G. Cupul-Magaña, Armando H. Escobedo-Galván, Adriana J. González-Hernández, Eric Centenero-Alcalá, Judith A. Rangel-Mendoza, Mariana M. Ramírez-Ramírez, and Erasmo Cazares-Hernández]
2018-05-03 Austroablepharus Scincidae
(Eugongylinae)
Neue Gattung:
A new genus to accommodate three skinks currently assigned to Proablepharus (Lacertilia: Scincidae) [Patrick J. COUPER, Conrad J. HOSKIN, Sally POTTER, Jason G. BRAGG, Craig MORITZ]
2018-05-01 Uropeltis bhupathyi Uropeltidae A new species of Uropeltis Cuvier, 1829 (Serpentes: Uropeltidae) from the Anaikatty Hills of the Western Ghats of India [V.J. JINS, FILIPA L. SAMPAIO, DAVID J. GOWER]
2018-04-19 Eremiascincus rubiginosus Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
A new species of Eremiascincus (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) from the Pilbara region of Western Australia [Sven Mecke, Paul Doughty]
2018-04-09 Calumma juliae
Calumma lefona
Calumma uetzi
Chamaeleonidae Endangered beauties: micro-CT cranial osteology, molecular genetics and external morphology reveal three new species of chameleons in the Calumma boettgeri complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) [David Prötzel, Miguel Vences, Oliver Hawlitschek, Mark D Scherz, Fanomezana M Ratsoavina, Frank Glaw]
2018-04-05 Phrynocephalus mystaceus khorasanus Agamidae Molecular and morphological differentiation of Secret Toad-headed agama, Phrynocephalus mystaceus, with the description of a new subspecies from Iran (Reptilia, Agamidae) [Evgeniya N. Solovyeva, Evgeniy N. Dunayev, Roman A. Nazarov, Mehdi Rajabizadeh, Nikolay A. Poyarkov Jr.]
2018-04-04 Gehyra granulum
Gehyra paranana
Gehyra pluraporosa
Gehyra pseudopunctata
Gekkonidae Species delimitation in the Gehyra nana (Squamata: Gekkonidae) complex: cryptic and divergent morphological evolution in the Australian Monsoonal Tropics, with the description of four new species [PAUL DOUGHTY, GAYLEEN BOURKE, LEONARDO G. TEDESCHI, RENAE C. PRATT, PAUL M. OLIVER, RUSSELL A. PALMER, CRAIG MORITZ]
2018-04-04 Cyrtodactylus sangi Gekkonidae Taxonomic status of two populations of Bent-toed Geckos of the Cyrtodactylus irregularis complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with description of a new species from Nui Chua National Park, southern Vietnam [OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, ROMAN A. NAZAROV, VLADIMIR V. BOBROV, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV]
2018-03-21 Cyrtodactylus tahuna Gekkonidae Cyrtodactylus tahuna sp. nov., a new bent-toed gecko (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Sangihe Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia [AWAL RIYANTO, EVY ARIDA, ANDRÉ KOCH]
2018-03-21 Chersodromus Dipsadidae Taxonomic review of the rare Mexican snake genus Chersodromus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae), with the description of two new species [LUIS CANSECO-MÁRQUEZ, CYNTHIA G. RAMÍREZ-GONZÁLEZ, JONATHAN A. CAMPBELL]
2018-03-20 Masticophis Colubridae Artstaus für Masticophis lineatus und Masticophis piceus:
The effect of missing data on coalescent species delimitation and a taxonomic revision of whipsnakes (Colubridae: Masticophis) [Kyle A. O'Connell, Eric N. Smith]
2018-03-19 Tropidurus azurduyae Tropiduridae A new collared lizard (Tropidurus: Tropiduridae) endemic to the Western Bolivian Andes and its implications for seasonally dry tropical forests [ANDRÉ L.G. CARVALHO, LUIS ROLANDO RIVAS, RICARDO CÉSPEDES, AND MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES]
2018-03-18 Lophocalotes achlios Agamidae Sumatra’s Endemic Crested Dragons (Agamidae: Lophocalotes): A New Species from the Bukit Barisan Range, Comments on Lophocalotes ludekingi, and Ecology [MICHAEL B. HARVEY, JAMES SCRIVANI, KYLE SHANEY, AMIR HAMIDY, NIA KURNIAWAN, AND ERIC N. SMITH]
2018-03-11 Scolecoseps broadleyi Scincidae (Scincinae) A new species of Scolecoseps (Reptilia: Scincidae) from coastal north-eastern Mozambique [Luke Verburgt, Ursula K. Verburgt & William R. Branch]
2018-03-09 Neusticurus arekuna Gymnophthalmidae Integrative taxonomy of the gymnophthalmid lizard Neusticurus rudis Boulenger, 1900 identifies a new species in the eastern Pantepui region, north-eastern South America [Philippe J. R. Kok, Mátyás A. Bittenbinder, Joris K. van den Berg, Sergio Marques-Souza, Pedro M. Sales Nunes, Alexandra E. Laking, Mauro Teixeira Jr, Antoine Fouquet, D. Bruce Means, Ross D. MacCulloch and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues]
2018-03-09 Hemiphyllodactylus hongkongensis Gekkonidae A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Hong Kong [YIK-HEI SUNG, WING-HO LEE, HO-NAM NG, YANJIE ZHANG, JIAN-HUAN YANG]
2018-03-06 Ophisops kutchensis
Ophisops pushkarensis
Lacertidae Two new species of the Ophisops microlepis (Squamata: Lacertidae) complex from northwestern India with a key to Indian Ophisops [Ishan Agarwal, Akshay Khandekar, Uma Ramakrishnan, Raju Vyas & Varad B. Giri]
2018-03-02 Tropiocolotes hormozganensis Gekkonidae Taxonomic status of Tropiocolotes cf. steudneri with a description of a new species of Tropiocolotes (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in southern Iran [MAHDI RAJABIZADEH, HIVA FAIZI, STEVEN C. ANDERSON, MOHAMMAD ZARRINTAB, ROMAN NAZAROV]
2018-02-28 Homonota marthae Phyllodactylidae Description of a new species of Homonota (Reptilia, Squamata, Phyllodactylidae) from the central region of northern Paraguay [Pier Cacciali, Mariana Morando, Luciano Javier Avila, Gunther Koehler]
2018-02-16 Liolaemus absconditus Liolaemidae A new species of the Liolaemus alticolor-bibronii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from East-central Argentina [LAURA ESTELA VEGA, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN QUINTEROS, OSCAR ANÍBAL STELLATELLI, PATRICIO JUAN BELLAGAMBA, CAROLINA BLOCK, ENRIQUE ALBERTO MADRID]
2018-02-15 Xenosaurus fractus Xenosauridae A new species of knob-scaled lizard (Xenosauridae, Xenosaurus) from the Sierra Madre Oriental of Puebla, Mexico [Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca, Helder Sánchez-Vega, Itzel Durán-Fuentes]
2018-02-12 Letheobia akagerae Typhlopidae A new blind snake of the genus Letheobia (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) from Rwanda with redescriptions of L. gracilis (Sternfeld, 1910) and L. graueri (Sternfeld, 1912) and the introduction of a non-invasive preparation procedure for scanning electron microscopy in zoology. [J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING, HARALD H. HINKEL, HANS-JÜRGEN ENSIKAT, KENNY BABILON, EBERHARD FISCHER]
2018-02-01 Oligosoma hoparatea Scincidae
(Eugongylinae)
A new species of scincid lizard in the genus Oligosoma (Reptilia: Scincidae) from the mid-Canterbury high country, New Zealand [TONY WHITAKER, DAVID G. CHAPPLE, RODNEY A. HITCHMOUGH, MARIEKE LETTINK, GEOFF B. PATTERSON]
2018-01-30 Calliophis salitan Elapidae A New Species of Long-glanded Coralsnake of the Genus Calliophis (Squamata: Elapidae) from Dinagat Island, with Notes on the Biogeography and Species Diversity of Philippine Calliophis and Hemibungaru [RAFE M. BROWN, UTPAL SMART, ALAN E. LEVITON, AND ERIC N. SMITH]
2018-01-24 Ophiomorus kardesi Scincidae (Scincinae) Cryptic diversity and molecular systematics of the Aegean Ophiomorus skinks (Reptilia: Squamata), with the description of a new species [Kornilios, P., Y. Kumlutas, P. Lymberakis & C. Ilgaz]
2018-01-22 Opisthotropis voquyi Natricidae Morphological and molecular review of Jacob’s Mountain Stream Keelback Opisthotropis jacobi Angel & Bourret, 1933 (Squamata: Natricidae) with description of a sibling species from northern Vietnam [THOMAS ZIEGLER, PATRICK DAVID, TIM N. ZIEGLER, CUONG T. PHAM, TRUONG Q. NGUYEN, MINH D. LE]
2018-01-22 Sitana attenboroughii Agamidae A new species of fan-throated lizard of the genus Sitana Cuvier, 1829 from coastal Kerala, southern India [DKALESH SADASIVAN, M. B. RAMESH, MUHAMED JAFER PALOT, MAYURESH AMBEKAR, ZEESHAN A. MIRZA]
2018-01-19 Cyrtodactylus malcolmsmithi jetzt Hemidactylus malcolmsmithi Gekkonidae On the Status of Cyrtodactylus malcolmsmithi (Constable, 1949) [Ishan Agarwal, Varad B. Giri, and Aaron M. Bauer]
2018-01-17 Hemidactylus vanam Gekkonidae A new cryptic, rupicolous species of Hemidactylus Oken, 1817 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Meghamalai, Tamil Nadu, India [R. CHAITANYA, APARNA LAJMI, VARAD B. GIRI]
2018-01-15 Trachischium sushantai Natricidae Description of a new species of genus Trachischium with a redescription of Trachischium fuscum (Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae) [SUJOY RAHA, SUNANDAN DAS, PROBHAT BAG, SUDIPTA DEBNATH, KOUSIK PRAMANICK]
2018-01-12 Lygosoma samajaya Scincidae (Lygosominae) Unrealized diversity in an urban rainforest: A new species of Lygosoma (Squamata: Scincidae) from western Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo) [BENJAMIN R. KARIN, ELYSE S. FREITAS, SAMUEL SHONLEBEN, L. LEE GRISMER, AARON M. BAUER, INDRANEIL DAS]
2018-01-05 Hemiphyllodactylus flaviventris
Hemiphyllodactylus khlonglanensis
Gekkonidae Two new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Thailand [APISAK SUKPRASERT, SURAPOP SUTTHIWISES, VIRAYUTH LAUHACHINDA, WUT TAKSINTUM]
2018-01-04 Goniurosaurus zhoui Eublepharidae Morphological evidence uncovers a new species of Goniurosaurus (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from the Hainan Island, China [RUN-BANG ZHOU, NING WANG, BEI CHEN, BIN LIANG]

2017

Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2017-12-23 Gloydius rubromaculatus Viperidae A new moth-preying alpine pit viper species from Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (Viperidae, Crotalinae) [SHI, WANG, CHEN, FANG, DING, HUANG, HOU, LIU & LI]
2017-12-20 Apostolepis barrioi Dipsadidae Revalidation of Apostolepis barrioi (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) [Hugo Cabral, Thales de Lema, and Márcia Ferret Renner]
2017-12-20 Tantilla excelsa
Tantilla gottei
Tantilla stenigrammi
Colubridae A Review of the Tantilla taeniata Species Group (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae: Colubrinae) in Honduras, with the Description of Three New Species [James R. McCranie and Eric N. Smith]
2017-12-18 Plestiodon lotus Scincidae (Scincinae) A new species of Plestiodon (Squamata: Scincidae) from the Balsas Basin, Mexico [CARLOS J. PAVÓN-VÁZQUEZ, ADRIÁN NIETO-MONTES DE OCA, ANDRÉS A. MENDOZA-HERNÁNDEZ, ERIC CENTENERO-ALCALÁ, SAMUEL A. SANTA CRUZ-PADILLA, VÍCTOR H. JIMÉNEZ-ARCOS]
2017-12-17 Sternotherus intermedius Kinosternidae Resolving Taxonomic Turbulence and Uncovering Cryptic Diversity in the Musk Turtles (Sternotherus) Using Robust Demographic Modeling; Sternotherus intermedius [Peter A. Scott, Travis C. Glenn & Leslie J. Rissler]
2017-12-15 Teratoscincus mesriensis (neu)
Teratoscincus rustamowi (Artstatus)
Sphaerodactylidae A New Species of Frog-Eyed Gecko, Genus Teratoscincus Strauch, 1863 (Squamata: Sauria: Sphaerodactylidae), from Central Iran [Roman A. Nazarov, Mehdi Radjabizadeh, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Natalia B. Ananjeva, Daniel A. Melnikov, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani]
2017-12-15 Asaccus arnoldi Phyllodactylidae Systematics, biogeography and evolution of Asaccus gallagheri (Squamata, Phyllodactylidae) with the description of a new endemic species from Oman [Marc SimÓ-Riudalbas, Pedro Tarroso, Theodore Papenfuss, Thuraya Al-Sariri & Salvador Carranza]
2017-12-12 Hemidactylus kurdicus Gekkonidae A new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkota: Gekkonidae) from Qara Dagh Mountains, Kurdistan Region, with a key to the genus in Iraq [BARBOD SAFAEI-MAHROO, HANYEH GHAFFARI, ARAM GHAFOOR, SAYWAN AMINI]
2017-12-07 Liolaemus calliston
Liolaemus tirantii
Liolaemidae New species of Liolaemus (Reptilia, Squamata, Liolaemini) of the Liolaemus donosobarrosi clade from northwestern Patagonia, Neuquén province, Argentina [LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, CRISTIAN HERNÁN FULVIO PEREZ, IGNACIO MINOLI, CINTIA DEBORA MEDINA, JACK W. JR. SITES, MARIANA MORANDO]
2017-12-06 Cyrtodactylus gialaiensis Gekkonidae A new species of the Cyrtodactylus irregularis complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Gia Lai Province, Central Highlands of Vietnam [VINH QUANG LUU, TRAN VAN DUNG, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2017-12-04 Dendragama australis
Dendragama dioidema
Agamidae Endemic Dragons of Sumatra's Volcanoes: New Species of Dendragama (Squamata: Agamidae) and Status of Salea rosaceum Thominot [Michael B. Harvey, Kyle Shaney, Irvan Sidik, Nia Kurniawan, and Eric N. Smith]
2017-11-30 Cnemaspis purnamai Gekkonidae A new species of Rock Gecko of the genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Belitung Island, Indonesia [AWAL RIYANTO, AMIR HAMIDY, IRVAN SIDIK, DANNY GUNALEN]
2017-11-27 Stegonotus admiraltiensis
Stegonotus derooijae
Stegonotus iridis
Stegonotus melanolabiatus
Colubridae Cryptic and non-cryptic diversity in New Guinea ground snakes of the genus Stegonotus Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854: a description of four new species (Squamata: Colubridae) [Sara Ruane, Stephen J. Richards, John D. McVay, Burhan Tjaturadi, Keliopas Krey & Christopher C. Austin]
2017-11-19 Dibamus floweri Dibamidae Dibamus floweri - A New Species of Dibamus Duméril & Bibron 1839 (Squamata: Dibamidae) from A Hill Station in Peninsular Malaysia [Evan S. H. Quah, Shahrul Anuar M. S., L. Lee Grismer and Rupert Grassby-Lewis]
2017-11-17 Euspondylus excelsum Gymnophtalmidae A new species of arboreal microteiid lizard of the genus Euspondylus (Gymnophtalmidae: Cercosaurinae) from the Andean slopes of central Peru with comments on Peruvian Euspondylus [GERMÁN CHÁVEZ, ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI, PABLO J. VENEGAS]
2017-11-16 Lepidodactylus pantai Gekkonidae A new species of Lepidodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Kei Islands, Maluku, Indonesia [ALEXANDER L. STUBBS, BENJAMIN R. KARIN, UMILAELA ARIFIN, DJOKO T. ISKANDAR, EVY ARIDA, SEAN B. REILLY, LUKE M. BLOCH, AGUS KUSNADI, JIMMY A. MCGUIRE]
2017-11-15 Cyrtodactylus tanim Gekkonidae Morphological and genetic evidence for a new karst specialist lizard from New Guinea (Cyrtodactylus: Gekkonidae) [Stuart V. Nielsen, Paul M. Oliver]
2017-11-14 Uroplatus fotsivava
Uroplatus kelirambo
Gekkonidae Two new species of leaf-tailed geckos (Uroplatus) from the Tsaratanana mountain massif in northern Madagascar [FANOMEZANA M. RATSOAVINA, PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING, MARK D. SCHERZ, DAVID R. VIEITES, FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES]
2017-11-13 Hemidactylus sushilduttai Gekkonidae A new species of large-bodied, tuberculate Hemidactylus Oken (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Eastern Ghats, India [VARAD B. GIRI, AARON M. BAUER, PRATYUSH P. MOHAPATRA, CHELMALA SRINIVASULU, ISHAN AGARWAL]
2017-11-13 Strophurus trux Diplodactylidae A new species of gecko (Squamata: Diplodactylidae: Strophurus) from central Queensland, Australia [ERIC VANDERDUYS]
2017-11-13 Aspidura ravanai Natricidae A new species of Aspidura Wagler, 1830 (Squamata: Colubridae: Natricinae) from Sri Pada sanctuary (Peak Wilderness), Sri Lanka [L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA, H. K. DUSHANTHA KANDAMBI, R. ALEXANDER PYRON, NETHU WICKRAMASINGHE]
2017-10-30 Cyrtodactylus sonlaensis Gekkonidae A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and the first record of C. otai from Son La Province, Vietnam [TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, ANH VAN PHAM, THOMAS ZIEGLER, HANH THI NGO, MINH DUC LE]
2017-10-26 Takydromus albomaculosus Lacertidae A new species of the genus Takydromus (Squamata: Lacertidae) from Tianjingshan Forestry Station, northern Guangdong, China [YING-YONG WANG, SHI-PING GONG, PENG LIU, XIN WANG]
2017-10-15 Hemiphyllodactylus tonywhitteni
Hemiphyllodactylus montawaensis
Hemiphyllodactylus linnwayensis
Gekkonidae Phylogenetic Taxonomy of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) with Descriptions of Three New Species from Myanmar [VARGAS-RAMÍREZ, VALLE, CEBALLOS & FRITZ,]
2017-10-11 Teratoscincus sistanense Sphaerodactylidae A new species of frog-eyed gecko, genus Teratoscincus Strauch, 1863 (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae), from southeastern Iran [Akbarpour, Morteza; Shafiei, Soheila; Sehhatisabeet, Mohammad Ebrahim; Damadi, Ehsan]
2017-10-06 Trachemys medemi Emydidae Trachemys medemi n. sp. from northwestern Colombia turns the biogeography of South American slider turtles upside down [Grismer, Wood, Thura, Zin, Quah, Murdoch, Grismer, Li, Kyaw & Ngwe]
2017-10-05 Tytthoscincus jaripendek
Tytthoscincus kakikecil
Tytthoscincus martae
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Systematics, ecomorphology, cryptic speciation and biogeography of the lizard genus Tytthoscincus Linkem, Diesmos & Brown (Squamata: Scincidae) from the sky-island archipelago of Peninsular Malaysia [L Lee Grismer, Perry L Wood JR., Evan SH Quah, Shahrul Anuar, Ehwan B Ngadi, Nur Amalina Mohd Izam, Norhayati Ahmad]
2017-09-26 Afroedura gorongosa Gekkonidae Description of a new flat gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Afroedura) from Mount Gorongosa, Mozambique [WILLIAM R. BRANCH, JENNIFER A. GUYTON, ANDREAS SCHMITZ, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, PIOTR NASKRECKI, HARITH FAROOQ, LUKE VERBURGT, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL]
2017-09-26 Naja peroescobari Elapidae The “Cobra-preta” of São Tomé Island, Gulf of Guinea, is a new species of Naja Laurenti, 1768 (Squamata: Elapidae) [LUIS M. P. CERÍACO, MARIANA P. MARQUES, ANDREAS SCHMITZ, AARON M. BAUER]
2017-09-21 Anilios systenos
Anilios obtusifrons
Typhlopidae Worms in the sand: Systematic revision of the Australian blindsnake Anilios leptosoma (Robb, 1972) species complex (Squamata: Scolecophidia: Typhlopidae) from the Geraldton Sandplain, with description of two new species. [RYAN J. ELLIS, PAUL DOUGHTY, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN, JULIE MARIN, NICOLAS VIDAL]
2017-09-20 Ophiodes enso Diploglossidae A New and Microendemic Species of Ophiodes Wagler, 1828 (Sauria: Diploglossinae) from the Lagoa dos Patos Estuary, Southern Brazil [Omar Machado Entiauspe-Neto, Fernando Marques Quintela, Ruth Anastasia Regnet, Victor Hugo Teixeira, Franck Silveira, and Daniel Loebmann]
2017-09-11 Rhabdops aquaticus Colubridae A new species of Rhabdops Boulenger, 1893 (Serpentes: Natricinae) from the northern Western Ghats region of India [VARAD B. GIRI, V. DEEPAK, ASHOK CAPTAIN, ABHIJIT DAS, SANDEEP DAS, K. P. RAJKUMAR, R. L. RATHISH, DAVID J. GOWER]
2017-09-08 Eumeces persicus (neu)
Eumeces zarudnyi (Artstatus)
Scincidae
(Scincinae)
A new species of Eumeces Wiegmann 1834 (Sauria: Scincidae) from Iran [HIVA FAIZI, NASRULLAH RASTEGAR-POUYANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, ROMAN NAZAROV, NASTARAN HEIDARI, BAHMAN ZANGI, VALENTINA ORLOVA, NIKOLAI POYARKOV]
2017-09-08 Gymnophthalmus marconaterai Gymnophthalmidae A new species of Gymnophthalmus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from sand dunes of the Llanos of Apure, Venezuela [JUAN E. GARCÍA-PÉREZ, WALTER E. SCHARGEL]
2017-08-30 Alopoglossus embera Gymnophthalmidae Description of a New Species of Alopoglossus Boulenger, 1885 from Western Colombia (Gymnophthalmoidea) [Pedro L.V. Peloso and Cristian Hernández Morales]
2017-08-30 Goggia incognita
Goggia matzikamaensis
Gekkonidae Molecular phylogeny reveals strong biogeographic signal and two new species in a Cape Biodiversity Hotspot endemic mini-radiation, the pygmy geckos (Gekkonidae: Goggia) [MATTHEW P. HEINICKE, DILARA TURK, AARON M. BAUER]
2017-08-29 Carlia insularis
Carlia isostriacantha
Scincidae
(Eugongylinae)
Validation and description of two new north-western Australian Rainbow skinks with multispecies coalescent methods and morphology [Ana C. Afonso Silva, Natali Santos, Huw A. Ogilvie, Craig Moritz]
2017-08-17 Oreosaurus serranus Gymnophtalmidae Formal recognition of the species of Oreosaurus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia [Santiago J. Sánchez-Pacheco, Pedro M. Sales Nunes, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Robert W. Murphy]
2017-08-15 Thamnodynastes phoenix Dipsadidae A new species of Thamnodynastes from the open areas of central and northeastern Brazil (Serpentes: Dipsadidae: Tachymenini) [Francisco L. Franco, Vivian C. Trevine, Giovanna G. Montingelli & Hussam Zaher]
2017-08-11 Lytorhynchus levitoni Colubridae Description of a new species of Lytorhynchus (Squamata: Colubridae) from Iran [Farhang Torki]
2017-08-09 Anolis urraoi Dactyloidae The taxonomic and phylogenetic status of some poorly known Anolis species from the Andes of Colombia with the description of a nomen nudum taxon [FREDDY A. GRISALES-MARTÍNEZ, JULIÁN A. VELASCO, WILMAR BOLÍVAR, ERNEST E. WILLIAMS, JUAN M. DAZA]
2017-08-08 Homonota septentrionalis Phyllodactylidae Taxonomic analysis of Paraguayan samples of Homonota fasciata Duméril & Bibron (1836) with the revalidation of Homonota horrida Burmeister (1861) (Reptilia: Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) and the description of a new species [Pier Cacciali, Mariana Morando, Cintia D. Medina, Gunther Köhler, Martha Motte, Luciano J. Avila]
2017-08-08 Ctenotus pallasotus
Ctenotus rhabdotus
Scincidae
(Sphenomorphinae)
Lizards in pinstripes: morphological and genomic evidence for two new species of scincid lizards within Ctenotus piankai Storr and C. duricola Storr (Reptilia: Scincidae) in the Australian arid zone [DANIEL L. RABOSKY, PAUL DOUGHTY, HUATENG HUANG]
2017-08-07 Natrix helvetica Natricidae Barren-Ringelnatter als eigene Art beschrieben: Hybridization patterns in two contact zones of grass snakes reveal a new Central European snake species [Carolin Kindler, Maxime Chèvre, Sylvain Ursenbacher, Wolfgang Böhme, Axel Hille, Daniel Jablonski, Melita Vamberger & Uwe Fritz]
2017-08-03 Oligosoma awakopaka Scincidae
(Eugongylinae)
Oligosoma awakopaka n. sp. (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Fiordland National Park, New Zealand [TONY JEWELL]
2017-08-03 Oligosoma elium
Oligosoma kokowai
Oligosoma prasinum
Scincidae
(Eugongylinae)
Hidden conservation vulnerability within a cryptic species complex: taxonomic revision of the spotted skink (Oligosoma lineoocellatum; Reptilia: Scincidae) from New Zealand [SABINE MELZER, TRENT BELL, GEOFF B. PATTERSON]
2017-08-02 Ptyodactylus ruusaljibalicus Phyllodactylidae Cryptic diversity in Ptyodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from the northern Hajar Mountains of Oman and the United Arab Emirates uncovered by an integrative taxonomic approach [Marc Simó-Riudalbas, Margarita Metallinou †, Philip de Pous, Johannes Els, Sithum Jayasinghe, Erika Péntek-Zakar, Thomas Wilms, Saleh Al-Saadi, Salvador Carranza]
2017-08-01 Xerotyphlops luristanicus Typhlopidae A new species of blind snake, Xerotyphlops, from Iran. [Farhang Torki]
2017-07-26 Gerrhopilus addisoni
Gerrhopilus eurydice
Gerrhopilus lestes
Gerrhopilus persephone
Gerrhopilidae New Species of Blindsnakes (Squamata: Gerrhopilidae) from the offshore islands of Papua New Guinea [FRED KRAUS]
2017-07-24 Hydrophis platurus xanthos Elapidae A new subspecies of sea snake, Hydrophis platurus xanthos, from Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica [Brooke L. Bessesen, Gary J. Galbreath]
2017-07-24 Mesalina saudiarabica Lacertidae Cutting the Gordian Knot: Phylogenetic and ecological diversification of the Mesalina brevirostris species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae) [Jiří Šmíd, Jiří Moravec, Václav Gvoždík, Jan Štundl, Daniel Frynta, Petros Lymberakis, Paschalia Kapli, Thomas Wilms, Andreas Schmitz, Mohammed Shobrak, Saeed Hosseinian Yousefkhani, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani, Aurora M. Castilla, Johannes Els and Werner Mayer]
2017-07-20 Liolaemus gardeli Liolaemidae A new species of lizard of the L. wiegmannii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from the Uruguayan Savanna [LAURA VERRASTRO, RAÚL MANEYRO, CAROLINE M. DA SILVA, IRAIA FARIAS]
2017-07-19 Oligodon saiyok Colubridae Oligodon saiyok, a new limestone-dwelling kukri snake (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Kanchanaburi Province, western Thailand [MONTRI SUMONTHA, KIRATI KUNYA, SIRIWAT DANGSRI, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS]
2017-07-17 Gonatodes rayito Sphaerodactylidae A new species of Gonatodes (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the western versant of the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela [WALTER E. SCHARGEL, GILSON A. RIVAS, JUAN E. GARCÍA-PÉREZ, CARLOS RIVERO-BLANCO, PAUL T. CHIPPINDALE, MATTHEW K. FUJITA]
2017-07-16 Anolis kathydayae
Anolis savagei
Dactyloidae Description of two new species similar to Anolis insignis (Squamata: Iguanidae) and resurrection of Anolis (Diaphoranolis) brooksi [Steven Poe and Mason J. Ryan]
2017-07-13 Oligodon huahin Colubridae A new kukri snake (Colubridae: Oligodon) from Hua Hin District, and the first record of O. deuvei from Thailand [OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, HENNING LARSEN, WINAI SUTHANTHANGJAI, PATRICK DAVID, MONTRI SUMONTHA]
2017-07-04 Psilops mucugensis
Psilops seductus
Gymnophtalmidae A morphological and molecular study of Psilops, a replacement name for the Brazilian microteiid lizard genus Psilophthalmus Rodrigues 1991 (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae), with the description of two new species [MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, RENATO RECODER, MAURO JR TEIXEIRA, JULIANA GUSSON ROSCITO, AGUSTÍN CAMACHO GUERRERO, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, MARCO ANTONIO DE FREITAS, DANIEL SILVA FERNANDES, ADRIANA BOCCHIGLIERI, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE, CRISTIANO DE CAMPOS NOGUEIRA, ROBERTA DAMASCENO, KÁTIA CRISTINA MACHADO PELLEGRINO, ANTÔNIO JORGE SUZART ARGÔLO, RENATA CECILIA AMARO]
2017-07-03 Oligodon culaochamensis Colubridae A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Cu Lao Cham Islands, central Vietnam [SANG NGOC NGUYEN, LUAN THANH NGUYEN, VU DANG HOANG NGUYEN, HOA THI PHAN, KE JIANG, ROBERT W. MURPHY]
2017-06-30 Pseudogekko sumiklab Gekkonidae First Record of the Pseudogekko brevipes Complex from the Northern Philippines, with Description of a New Species [Cameron D. Siler, Drew R. Davis, Jessa L. Watters, Elyse S. Freitas, Oliver W. Griffith, Jake Wilson B. Binaday, Athena Heart T. Lobos, Ace Kevin S. Amarga, and Rafe M. Brown]
2017-06-30 Sceloporus gadsdeni Phrynosomatidae Species delimitation of the blue-spotted spiny lizard within a multilocus, multispecies coalescent framework, results in the recognition of a new Sceloporus species [Brenda Díaz-Cárdenasa, Eduardo Ruiz-Sanchez, Patricia Castro-Felix, Gamaliel Castañeda-Gaytánd, Sergio Ruiz-Santana, Héctor Gadsden]
2017-06-30 Rhadinella lisyae Dipsadidae A new species of Rhadinella (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from the Sierra de Agalta, Honduras [James R. McCranie]
2017-06-30 Nessia gansi Scincidae
(Scincinae)
Nessia gansi: a Second Three-toed Snake-Skink (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from Sri Lanka with the Designation of a Neotype for Nessia burtonii [Sudesh BATUWITA, Udeni EDIRISINGHE]
2017-06-27 Rhynchocalamus ilamensis Colubridae A new species of the genus Rhynchocalamus Günther, 1864 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) from Ilam province in western Iran [BEHZAD FATHINIA, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI, NASRULLAH RASTEGAR-POUYANI, HAMID DARVISHNIA]
2017-06-25 Japalura slowinskii Agamidae A New Species of Japalura (Squamata, Agamidae) from the Nu River Valley in Southern Hengduan Mountains, Yunnan, China [Dingqi RAO, Jens V. VINDUM, Xiaohui MA, Mingxia FU and Jeffery A. WILKINSON]
2017-06-25 Goniurosaurus kuroiwae sengokui Eublepharidae On the Live Coloration and Partial Mitochondrial DNA Sequences in the Topotypic Population of Goniurosaurus kuroiwae orientalis (Squamata: Eublepharidae), with Description of a New Subspecies from Tokashikijima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan [Masanao HONDA and Hidetoshi OTA]
2017-06-23 Eremias dzungarica Lacertidae MtDNA differentiation and taxonomy of Central Asian racerunners of Eremias multiocellata-E. przewalskii species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae) [VALENTINA F. ORLOVA, NIKOLAY A. JR. POYARKOV, MARINA A. CHIRIKOVA, ROMAN A. NAZAROV, MUNKHBAYAR MUNKHBAATAR, KHORLOOGHIYN MUNKHBAYAR, KHAYANKHYARVAGIJN TERBISH]
2017-06-14 Blythia hmuifang Colubridae A second species of the genus Blythia Theobald, 1868 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Mizoram, India [GERNOT VOGEL, HMAR TLAWMTE LALREMSANGA, VANLALHRIMA VANLALHRIMA]
2017-06-14 Lycodon sidiki Colubridae A new species of Wolf Snake of the genus Lycodon H. Boie in Fitzinger (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Aceh Province of northern Sumatra, Indonesia [ELIJAH WOSTL, AMIR HAMIDY, NIA KURNIAWAN, ERIC N. SMITH]
2017-06-13 Acanthodactylus margaritae Lacertidae Systematic revision of Acanthodactylus busacki (Squamata: Lacertidae) with a description of a new species from Morocco [KARIN TAMAR, PHILIPPE GENIEZ, JOSÉ C. BRITO, PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET]
2017-06-12 Pseudocalotes baliomus Agamidae A new species of Pseudocalotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from the Bukit Barisan Range of Sumatra with an Estimation of its phylogeny [MICHAEL B. HARVEY, KYLE SHANEY, AMIR HAMIDY, NIA KURNIAWAN, ERIC N. SMITH]
2017-06-06 Brachylophus gau Iguanidae A new species of iguana Brachylophus Cuvier 1829 (Sauria: Iguania: Iguanidae) from Gau Island, Fiji Islands [ROBERT N. FISHER, JONE NIUKULA, DICK WATLING, PETER S. HARLOW]
2017-05-16 Kinyongia itombwensis
Kinyongia rugegensis
Kinyongia tolleyae
Chamaeleonidae Integrative taxonomy of the Central African forest chameleon, Kinyongia adolfifriderici (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), reveals underestimated species diversity in the Albertine Rift [DANIEL F. HUGHES, CHIFUNDERA KUSAMBA, MATHIAS BEHANGANA and ELI GREENBAUM]
2017-05-16 Trachylepis gonwouoi Scincidae A new species of Trachylepis (Squamata: Scincidae) from Central Africa and a key to the Trachylepis of West and Central Africa [KAITLIN E. ALLEN, WALTER P. TAPONDJOU N., LUKE J. WELTON, AARON M. BAUER]
2017-05-15 Tribolonotus choiseulensis
Tribolonotus parkeri
Scincidae Two new species of Crocodile Skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Tribolonotus) from the Solomon Archipelago [ERIC N. RITTMEYER, CHRISTOPHER C. AUSTIN]
2017-05-10 Amblyrhynchus cristatus godzilla
A.c. hayampi
A.c. jeffreysi
A.c. trillmichi
A.c. wikelskii
Iguanidae Shedding light on the Imps of Darkness: an integrative taxonomic revision of the Galápagos marine iguanas (genus Amblyrhynchus) [Aurélien Miralles, Amy Macleod, Ariel Rodríguez, Alejandro Ibáñez, Gustavo Jiménez-Uzcategui, Galo Quezada, Miguel Vences, Sebastian Steinfartz]
2017-05-08 Rhinophis roshanpererai Uropeltidae A new species of Rhinophis Hemprich, 1820 (Serpentes: Uropeltidae) from the central hills of Sri Lanka [L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA, M. D. GEHAN RAJEEV, DAVID J. GOWER]
2017-05-08 Gekko nadenensis Gekkonidae A new karst dwelling species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Laos [VINH QUANG LUU, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2017-05-03 Cnemaspis leucura Gekkonidae A new species of Rock Gecko genus Cnemaspis (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Western Sarawak, Malaysia [TAKAKI KURITA, KANTO NISHIKAWA, MASAFUMI MATSUI, TSUTOMU HIKIDA]
2017-05-03 Tropidophorus sebi Scincidae A new species of Tropidophorus Duméril & Bibron, 1839 (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) from Sarawak, East Malaysia (Borneo) [YONG MIN PUI, BENJAMIN R. KARIN, AARON M. BAUER, INDRANEIL DAS]
2017-04-26 Varanus douarrha Varanidae Reinstatement of Varanus douarrha Lesson, 1830 as a valid species with comments on the zoogeography of monitor lizards (Squamata : Varanidae) in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea [Valter Weijola, Fred Kraus, Varpu Vahtera, Christer Lindqvist and Stephen C. Donnellan]
2017-04-20 Plestiodon takarai Scincidae (Scincinae) A new species of Plestiodon (Squamata: Scincidae) from the Senkaku Group, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan [KAZUKI KURITA, HIDETOSHI OTA, TSUTOMU HIKIDA]
2017-04-12 Cnemaspis kandambyi Gekkonidae Description of a new species of Cnemaspis (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Knuckles Range of Sri Lanka [SUDESH BATUWITA, SAMPATH UDUGAMPALA]
2017-04-12 Cyrtodactylus lenya
Cyrtodactylus payarhtanensis
Gekkonidae Rapid forest clearing in a Myanmar proposed national park threatens two newly discovered species of geckos (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) [Grant M. Connette, Patrick Oswald, Myint Kyaw Thura, Katherine J. LaJeunesse Connette, Mark E. Grindley, Melissa Songer, George R. Zug, Daniel G. Mulcahy]
2017-03-30 Dixonius kaweesaki Gekkonidae A new limestone-dwelling leaf-toed gecko (Gekkonidae: Dixonius) from Khao Sam Roi Yot massif, peninsular Thailand [MONTRI SUMONTHA, NIRUT CHOMNGAM, EAKARIT PHANAMPHON, PARINYA PAWANGKHANANT, CHUTINTON VIRIYAPANON, WANLADA THANAPRAYOTSAK, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS]
2017-03-29 Opisthotropis shenzhenensis Natridinae Revisions of two poorly known species of Opisthotropis Günther, 1872 (Squamata: Colubridae: Natricinae) with description of a new species from China [YING-YONG WANG, QIANG GUO, ZU-YAO LIU, ZHI-TONG LYU, JIAN WANG, LIN LUO, YAN-JUN SUN & YAN-WU ZHANG]
2017-03-25 Japalura ngoclinensis Agamidae A New Species of Japalura (Agamidae: Lacertilia: Reptilia) from Central Highland, Vietnam [Natalia B. ANANJEVA, Nikolay L. ORLOV and Tao Thien NGUYEN]
2017-03-24 Hemidactylus chipkali Gekkonidae A new rupicolous species of gecko of the genus Hemidactylus Oken, 1817 from the Satpura Hills, Central India [Zeeshan A. Mirza and David Raju]
2017-03-22 Ninia teresitae Dipsadidae A new species of Ninia (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from Chocó-Magdalena biogeographical province, western Colombia [TEDDY ANGARITA-SIERRA & JOHN D. LYNCH]
2017-03-16 Gerrhonotus lazcanoi Anguidae A New Species of Pygmy Alligator Lizard (Squamata: Anguidae) from Nuevo León, México [Javier Banda-Lea, Manuel Nevárez-de los Reyes, and Robert W. Bryson, Jr.]
2017-03-15 Atractus cerberus
Atractus esepe
Atractus pyroni
Dipsadidae Molecular phylogeny of Atractus (Serpentes, Dipsadidae), with emphasis on Ecuadorian species and the description of three new taxa [Alejandro Arteaga, Konrad Mebert, Jorge H. Valencia, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Nicolás Peñafiel, Carolina Reyes-Puig, José L. Vieira-Fernandes, Juan M. Guayasamin]
2017-03-13 Cyrtodactylus tambora Gekkonidae A new small bent-toed gecko of the genus Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the lower slopes of Mount Tambora, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia [AWAL RIYANTO, MULYADI MULYADI, JIMMY A. MCGUIRE, MIRZA D. KUSRINI, FEBYLASMIA FEBYLASMIA, IRFAN HAIDAR BASYIR, HINRICH KAISER]
2017-03-07 Gyiophis salweenensis Homalopsidae A new species of Mud Snake (Serpentes, Homalopsidae, Gyiophis Murphy & Voris, 2014) from Myanmar with a first molecular phylogenetic assessment of the genus [EVAN S.H. QUAH, L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L., JR. WOOD, MYINT KYAW THURA, THAW ZIN, HTET KYAW, NGWE LWIN, MARTA S. GRISMER, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH]
2017-02-09 Gehyra einasleighensis Gekkonidae Systematics of a small Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Einasleigh Uplands, Queensland: description of a new range restricted species [GAYLEEN BOURKE, RENAE C. PRATT, ERIC VANDERDUYS, CRAIG MORITZ]
2017-02-07 Geckolepis megalepis Gekkonidae Off the scale: a new species of fish-scale gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Geckolepis) with exceptionally large scales [Mark D. Scherz, Juan D. Daza, Jörn Köhler, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2017-01-24 Cnemaspis lineogularis
Cnemaspis phangngaensis
Cnemaspis thachanaensis
Gekkonidae Three new karst-dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata; Gekkoniade) from Peninsular Thailand and the phylogenetic placement of C. punctatonuchalis and C. vandeventeri [Perry Lee Wood Jr, L. Lee Grismer, Anchalee Aowphol, César A. Aguilar, Micheal Cota, Marta S. Grismer, Matthew L. Murdoch, Jack W. Sites Jr]
2017-01-12 Cnemaspis aceh
Cnemaspis andalas
Cnemaspis minang
Cnemaspis pagai
Cnemaspis tapanuli
Gekkonidae Description of Five New Day Geckos of Cnemaspis kandiana Group (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sumatra and Mentawai Archipelago, Indonesia [Djoko T. Iskandar, Jimmy A. McGuire, and A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe]
2017-02-01 Vipera graeca Viperidae Artstatus für Vipera ursninii graecaNuclear markers support the mitochondrial phylogeny of Vipera ursinii–renardi complex (Squamata: Viperidae) and species status for the Greek meadow viper [EDVÁRD MIZSEI, DANIEL JABLONSKI, STEPHANOS A. ROUSSOS, MARIA DIMAKI, YANNIS IOANNIDIS, GÖRAN NILSON, ZOLTÁN T. NAGY]

2016

Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2016-12-30 Atractus boimirim
Atractus tartarus
Dipsadidae Redescription of Atractus punctiventris and Description of Two New Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from Brazilian Amazonia [Paulo Passos, Ana L.C. Prudente, and John D. Lynch]
2016-12-30 Boaedon littoralis
Boaedon longilineatus
Boaedon paralineatus
Boaedon perisilvestris
Boaedon subflavus
Lamprophiidae Cinq serpents nouveaux du genre Boaedon Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 (Serpentes : Lamprophiidae) en Afrique centrale. Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr. 159 : 61-111 [TRAPE, Jean-François & Oleg MEDIANNIKOV 2016]
2016-12-30 Neue Gattung Sarada
Sarada darwini
Sarada superba
Sitana laticeps
Sitana spinaecephalus
Sitana visiri
Agamidae Systematics and phylogeny of Sitana (Reptilia: Agamidae) of Peninsular India, with the description of one new genus and five new species [V. Deepak, Varad B. Giri, Mohammad Asif, Sushil Kumar Dutta, Raju Vyas, Amod M. Zambre, Harshal Bhosale, K. Praveen Karanth]
2016-12-14 Gehyra rohan Gekkonidae A new biogeographically disjunct giant gecko (Gehyra: Gekkonidae: Reptilia) from the East Melanesian Islands [PAUL M. OLIVER, JONATHAN R. CLEGG, ROBERT N. FISHER, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, PETER N. TAYLOR, MERLIJN M. T. JOCQUE]
2016-12-06 Zygaspis maraisi Amphisbaenidae A new species of Zygaspis (Reptilia: Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from north-eastern Mozambique [DONALD G. BROADLEY & G.JOHN MEASE]
2016-12-06 Madascincus miafina
Madascincus pyrurus
Scincidae Species delimitation methods put into taxonomic practice: two new Madascincus species formerly allocated to historical species names (Squamata, Scincidae) [Aurélien Miralles, Jörn Köhler, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences]
2016-12-05 Stenocercus omari Tropiduridae A new species of iguanid lizard, genus Stenocercus (Squamata, Iguania), from the Central Andes in Peru (Squamata: Tropiduridae) [PABLO J. VENEGAS, LOURDES Y. ECHEVARRÍA, KARLA GARCÍA-BURNEO, CLAUDIA KOCH]
2016-11-30 Hemidactylus alfarraji
Hemidactylus asirensis

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