New species added since last release

All new species since the deadline for the latest release of the Reptile Database (Aug 15, 2020).
This list also includes revalidated species. Latest entries on top.
Note that dates are the dates when species were entered into our database, NOT publication dates.
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The collection of new species and other changes for the December release is now closed (as of Dec 11).

  1. 12/11/2020 Chlorosoma dunupyana MELO-SAMPAIO et al. 2020
  2. 12/11/2020 Nactus heteronotus BOULENGER 1885 (revalidated)
  3. 12/11/2020 Nactus arfakianus MEYER 1874 (revalidated)
  4. 12/10/2020 Nactus undulatus KOPSTEIN 1926 (elevated from subspecies)
  5. 12/10/2020 Nactus inundatus ZUG 2020
  6. 12/10/2020 Nactus papua ZUG 2020
  7. 12/10/2020 Nactus alotau ZUG 2020
  8. 12/10/2020 Nactus erugatus ZUG 2020
  9. 12/10/2020 Nactus notios ZUG 2020
  10. 12/10/2020 Nactus chrisaustini ZUG 2020
  11. 12/10/2020 Nactus amplus ZUG 2020
  12. 12/10/2020 Nactus modicus ZUG 2020
  13. 12/10/2020 Nactus panaeati ZUG 2020
  14. 12/10/2020 Nactus fredkrausi ZUG 2020
  15. 12/10/2020 Nactus kamiali ZUG 2020
  16. 12/10/2020 Nactus robertfisheri ZUG 2020
  17. 12/10/2020 Nactus intrudusus ZUG 2020
  18. 12/10/2020 Nactus nanus ZUG 2020
  19. 12/10/2020 Nactus aktites ZUG 2020
  20. 12/10/2020 Nactus grevifer ZUG 2020
  21. 12/10/2020 Nactus allenallisoni ZUG 2020
  22. 12/10/2020 Nactus septentrionalis ZUG 2020
  23. 12/10/2020 Nactus rainerguentheri ZUG 2020
  24. 12/10/2020 Nactus arceo ZUG 2020
  25. 12/8/2020 Calliophis nigrotaeniatus PETERS 1863 (revalidated)
  26. 12/8/2020 Stegonotus caligocephalus KAISER, LAPIN, O’SHEA & KAISER 2020
  27. 12/8/2020 Achalinus zugorum MILLER, DAVIS, LUONG, DO, PHAM, ZIEGLER, LEE, DE QUEIROZ, REYNOLDS & NGUYEN 2020
  28. 12/8/2020 Toropuku inexpectatus HITCHMOUGH, NIELSEN & BAUER 2020
  29. 12/7/2020 Xerotyphlops syriacus JAN 1864 (revalidated)
  30. 12/7/2020 Brachymeles burksi TAYLOR 1917 (revalidated)
  31. 12/7/2020 Morelia imbricata SMITH 1981 (elevated from subspecies)
  32. 12/7/2020 Dendragama schneideri AHL 1926 (revalidated)
  33. 12/7/2020 Cnemaspis ranganaensis SAYYED & SULAKHE 2020
  34. 12/7/2020 Pareas andersonii BOULENGER 1888 (revalidated)
  35. 12/7/2020 Pareas modestus THEOBALD 1868 (revalidated)
  36. 11/30/2020 Hemidactylus boavistensis BOULENGER 1906 (elevated from subspecies)
  37. 11/30/2020 Rhinophis karinthandani SAMPAIO, NARAYANAN, CYRIAC, VENU & GOWER 2020
  38. 11/30/2020 Pareas geminatus DING, CHEN, SUWANNAPOOM, NGUYEN, POGARKOV & VOGEL 2020
  39. 11/30/2020 Kinosternon cora LOC-BARRAGÁN et al. 2020
  40. 11/30/2020 Dixonius pawangkhananti PAUWELS, CHOMNGAM & SUMONTHA 2020
  41. 11/30/2020 Hemidactylus nicolauensis VASCONCELOS, KÖHLER, GENIEZ & CROCHET 2020
  42. 11/30/2020 Asymblepharus nyingchiensis JIANG, WU, WANG, DING & CHE 2020
  43. 11/30/2020 Asymblepharus medogensis JIANG, WU, GUO, LI & CHE 2020
  44. 11/30/2020 Hemiphyllodactylus zayuensis JIANG, WANG & CHE 2020
  45. 11/29/2020 Macropholidus montanuccii TORRES-CARVAJAL, VENEGAS & NUNES 2020
  46. 11/29/2020 Lucasium iris VANDERDUYS, HOSKIN, KUTT, WRIGHT & ZOZAYA 2020
  47. 11/29/2020 Cnemaspis palakkadensis SAYYED, CYRIAC & DILEEPKUMAR 2020
  48. 11/29/2020 Dixonius dulayaphitakorum SUMONTHA & PAUWELS 2020
  49. 11/29/2020 Caaeteboia gaeli MONTINGELLI et al. 2020
  50. 11/29/2020 Acanthosaura liui LIU, HOU, MO & RAO 2020
  51. 11/29/2020 Toxicocalamus mattisoni KRAUS 2020
  52. 11/29/2020 Cnemaspis stellapulvis KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY & AGARWAL 2020
  53. 11/29/2020 Oxyrhopus emberti GONZALES, REICHLE & ENTIAUSPE-NETO 2020
  54. 11/28/2020 Cnemaspis selenolagus GRISMER et al. 2020
  55. 11/28/2020 Achalinus pingbianensis LI, YU, WU, LIAO, TANG, LIU & GUO 2020
  56. 11/28/2020 Goniurosaurus gezhi ZHU, HE & LI 2020
  57. 11/28/2020 Ophisops agarwali PATEL & VYAS 2020
  58. 11/27/2020 Lycodon zayuensis JIANG, WANG, JIN & CHE 2020
  59. 11/27/2020 Achalinus tranganensis LUU, ZIEGLER, HA, LO, HOANG, NGO, LE, TRAN & NGUYEN 2020
  60. 11/27/2020 Lycodon deccanensis GANESH, DEUTI, PUNITH, ACHYUTHAN, MALLIK, ADHIKARI & VOGEL 2020
  61. 11/27/2020 Oligodon lipipengi JIANG, WANG, LI, DING, DING & CHE 2020
  62. 11/26/2020 Ahaetulla travancorica MALLIK, SRIKANTHAN, PAL, D’SOUZA, SHANKER & GANESH 2020
  63. 11/26/2020 Ahaetulla borealis MALLIK, SRIKANTHAN, PAL, D’SOUZA, SHANKER & GANESH 2020
  64. 11/26/2020 Ahaetulla farnsworthi MALLIK, SRIKANTHAN, PAL, D’SOUZA, SHANKER & GANESH 2020
  65. 11/26/2020 Ahaetulla malabarica MALLIK, SRIKANTHAN, PAL, D’SOUZA, SHANKER & GANESH 2020
  66. 11/26/2020 Ahaetulla sahyadrensis MALLIK, SRIKANTHAN, PAL, D’SOUZA, SHANKER & GANESH 2020
  67. 11/25/2020 Ahaetulla isabellina WALL 1910 (elevated from subspecies)
  68. 11/25/2020 Ahaetulla oxyrhyncha BELL 1825 (revalidated)
  69. 11/24/2020 Scincus conirostris BLANFORD 1881 (elevated from subspecies)
  70. 11/24/2020 Smithophis arunachalensis DAS, DEEPAK, CAPTAIN, WADE & GOWER 2020
  71. 11/24/2020 Abronia morenica CLAUSE, LUNA-REYES & NIETO-MONTES DE OCA 2020
  72. 11/23/2020 Trimeresurus davidi CHANDRAMOULI, CAMPBELL & VOGEL 2020
  73. 11/23/2020 Atheris hetfieldi CERÍACO, MARQUES & BAUER 2020
  74. 11/23/2020 Eutropis lankae DERANIYAGALA 1953 (elevated from subspecies)
  75. 11/23/2020 Tantilla lydia ANTÚNEZ-FONSECA, CASTRO, ESPAÑA, TOWNSEND & WILSON 2020
  76. 11/22/2020 Lygodactylus baptistai MARQUES, CERIACO, BUEHLER, BANDEIRA, JANOTA & BAUER 2020
  77. 11/22/2020 Lygodactylus tchokwe MARQUES, CERIACO, BUEHLER, BANDEIRA, JANOTA & BAUER 2020
  78. 11/22/2020 Lygodactylus nyaneka MARQUES, CERIACO, BUEHLER, BANDEIRA, JANOTA & BAUER 2020
  79. 11/22/2020 Cyrtodactylus maelanoi GRISMER, RUJIRAWAN, TERMPRAYOON, AMPAI, YODTHONG, WOOD, OAKS & AOWPHOL 2020
  80. 11/21/2020 Goniurosaurus varius QI, GRISMER, LYU, ZHANG, LI & WANG 2020
  81. 11/21/2020 Goniurosaurus gollum QI, WANG, GRISMER, CHEN, LYU & WANG 2020
  82. 11/21/2020 Podarcis latastei BEDRIAGA 1879 (revalidated)
  83. 11/21/2020 Hemidactylus sirumalaiensis KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, PAWAR & AGARWAL 2020
  84. 11/20/2020 Cercosaura pacha MAMANI, CHAPARRO, CORREA, ALARCÓN, SALAS & CATENAZZI 2020
  85. 11/20/2020 Hemiphyllodactylus dupanglingensis ZHANG, QIAN & YANG 2020
  86. 11/20/2020 Hemiphyllodactylus minimus MOHAPATRA, KHANDEKAR, DUTTA, MAHAPATRA & AGARWAL 2020
  87. 11/20/2020 Scincella baraensis NGUYEN, NGUYEN, NGUYEN & MURPHY 2020
  88. 11/18/2020 Trachylepis boehmei KOPPETSCH 2020
  89. 11/18/2020 Eirenis rafsanjanicus AKBARPOUR, RASTEGAR-POUYANI, FATHINIA & RASTEGAR-POUYANI 2020
  90. 11/18/2020 Ceratophora ukuwelai KARUNARATHNA et al. 2020
  91. 11/18/2020 Liolaemus anqapuka HUAMANI-VALDERRAMA, QUIRÓZ, GUTIÉRREZ, AGUILAR-KIRIGIN, CHAPARRO & ABDALA 2020
  92. 11/17/2020 Hemidactylus barbouri LOVERIDGE 1942 (elevated from subspecies)
  93. 11/17/2020 Hemidactylus vernayi CERÍACO, AGARWAL, MARQUES & BAUER 2020
  94. 11/17/2020 Hemidactylus hannasabinae CERÍACO, AGARWAL, MARQUES & BAUER 2020
  95. 11/17/2020 Oxybelis potosiensis TAYLOR 1941 (revalidated)
  96. 11/16/2020 Oxybelis vittatus GIRARD 1854 (revalidated)
  97. 11/16/2020 Oxybelis microphthalmus BARBOUR & AMARAL 1926 (revalidated)
  98. 11/16/2020 Oxybelis rutherfordi JADIN, BLAIR, ORLOFSKE, JOWERS, RIVAS, VITT, RAY, SMITH & MURPHY 2020
  99. 11/16/2020 Oxybelis koehleri JADIN, BLAIR, ORLOFSKE, JOWERS, RIVAS, VITT, RAY, SMITH & MURPHY 2020
  100. 11/16/2020 Stenocercus nigrobarbatus VENEGAS, ECHEVARRÍA, GARCÍA-AYACHI & LANDAURO 2020
  101. 11/16/2020 Stenocercus diploauris VENEGAS, ECHEVARRÍA, GARCÍA-AYACHI & LANDAURO 2020
  102. 11/16/2020 Hemidactylus rishivalleyensis AGARWAL, THACKERAY & KHANDEKAR 2020
  103. 11/15/2020 Sonora mosaueri STICKEL 1938 (revalidated)
  104. 11/15/2020 Cylindrophis slowinskii BERNSTEIN, BAUER, MCGUIRE, ARIDA, KAISER, KIECKBUSCH & MECKE 2020
  105. 11/15/2020 Eutropis resetarii BATUWITA, UDUGAMPALA & EDIRISINGHE 2020
  106. 11/15/2020 Cnemaspis rishivalleyensis AGARWAL, THACKERAY & KHANDEKAR 2020
  107. 11/15/2020 Cyrtodactylus amphipetraeus CHOMDEJ et al. 2020
Other news:

These species will be in the next release of the database, due in December 2020. This list will then be cleared and starts from scratch.