New species added since last release

All new species since the deadline for the latest release of the Reptile Database (March 7, 2022).
This list also includes revalidated species. Latest entries on top.
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  1. 7/1/2022 Cyrtodactylus phukhaensis CHOMDEJ et al. 2022
  2. 7/1/2022 Pelodiscus shipian GONG, FRITZ, VAMBERGER, GAO & FARKAS 2022
  3. 7/1/2022 Phelsuma dorsivittata paradoxa GEHRING et al. 2022 (new subspecies)
  4. 7/1/2022 Calamaria arcana YEUNG, LAU & YANG 2022
  5. 7/1/2022 Zootoca carniolica MAYER, BÖHME, TIEDEMANN & BISCHOFF 2000 (elevated from subspecies)
  6. 7/1/2022 Elseya eidolon JOSEPH-OUNI & MCCORD & DWYER 2022
  7. 7/1/2022 Elseya auramemoria JOSEPH-OUNI & MCCORD & DWYER 2022
  8. 7/1/2022 Chelodina ipudinapi JOSEPH-OUNI & MCCORD 2022
  9. 7/1/2022 Elseya papua JOSEPH-OUNI & MCCORD 2022
  10. 7/1/2022 Elseya nabire JOSEPH-OUNI & MCCORD 2022
  11. 7/1/2022 Varanus ocreatus STORR 1980 (elevated from subspecies)
  12. 6/25/2022 Cnemaspis kalakadensis KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, & AGARWAL 2022
  13. 6/25/2022 Cnemaspis mundanthuraiensis KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, & AGARWAL 2022
  14. 6/25/2022 Cnemaspis azhagu KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, & AGARWAL 2022
  15. 6/16/2022 Phalotris suspectus AMARAL 1924 (resurrected from synonymy)
  16. 6/16/2022 Phalotris spegazzinii BOULENGER 1913 (resurrected from synonymy)
  17. 6/16/2022 Phalotris bilineatus DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854 (resurrected from synonymy)
  18. 6/15/2022 Anadia hollandi AMÉZQUITA et al. 2022
  19. 6/15/2022 Lycodon anakradaya NGUYEN, DUONG, WOOD & GRISMER 2022
  20. 6/15/2022 Lycodon truongi NGUYEN, DUONG, WOOD & GRISMER 2022
  21. 6/15/2022 Teretrurus travancoricus BEDDOME 1886 (resurrected from synonymy)
  22. 6/15/2022 Teretrurus hewstoni BEDDOME 1876 (resurrected from synonymy)
  23. 6/15/2022 Varanus insulanicus MERTENS 1958 (elevated from subspecies)
  24. 6/11/2022 Teretrurus travancoricus BEDDOME 1886 (resurrected from synonymy)
  25. 6/11/2022 Teretrurus hewstoni BEDDOME 1876 (resurrected from synonymy)
  26. 6/10/2022 Leptophis urostictus PETERS 1873 (elevated from subspecies)
  27. 6/10/2022 Leptophis praestans COPE 1868 (elevated from subspecies)
  28. 6/10/2022 Leptophis occidentalis GÜNTHER 1859 (elevated from subspecies)
  29. 6/10/2022 Leptophis nigromarginatus GÜNTHER 1866 (elevated from subspecies)
  30. 6/10/2022 Leptophis marginatus COPE 1862 (elevated from subspecies)
  31. 6/10/2022 Leptophis liocercus WIED 1824 (elevated from subspecies)
  32. 6/10/2022 Leptophis bolivianus OLIVER 1942 (elevated from subspecies)
  33. 6/10/2022 Leptophis bocourti BOULENGER 1898 (elevated from subspecies)
  34. 6/7/2022 Ctenotus kutjupa HUTCHINSON, PRATES & RABOSKY 2022
  35. 6/2/2022 Cyrtodactylus monilatus YODTHONG et al. 2022
  36. 6/2/2022 Varanus citrinus PAVÓN-VÁZQUEZ et al. 2022
  37. 5/31/2022 Amyda ornata jongliPRASCHAG & GEMEL 2022
  38. 5/31/2022 Eublepharis pictus MIRZA & GNANESWAR 2022
  39. 5/31/2022 Leptophis dibernardoi ALBUQUERQUE, SANTOS, BORGES-NOJOSA & ÁVILA 2022
  40. 5/30/2022 Hemidactylus srikanthani ADHIKARI et al. 2022
  41. 5/30/2022 Hemidactylus mahonyi ADHIKARI et al. 2022
  42. 5/30/2022 Leptodeira tarairiu COSTA et al. 2022
  43. 5/30/2022 Calyptommatus frontalis RECODER et al. 2022
  44. 5/30/2022 Sceloporus huichol FLORES-VILLELA et al. 2022
  45. 5/30/2022 Oligodon teyniei DAVID, HAUSER & VOGEL 2022
  46. 5/30/2022 Trimeresurus mayaae RATHEE et al. 2022
  47. 5/30/2022 Herpetoreas murlen LALREMSANGA, BAL, VOGEL & BIAKZUALA 2022
  48. 5/30/2022 Ancylodactylus chyuluensis MALONZA & BAUER 2022
  49. 5/30/2022 Ancylodactylus spawlsi MALONZA & BAUER 2022
  50. 5/30/2022 Ancylodactylus laikipiensis MALONZA & BAUER 2022
  51. 5/30/2022 Ancylodactylus mathewsensis MALONZA & BAUER 2022
  52. 5/30/2022 Ancylodactylus kituiensis MALONZA & BAUER 2022
  53. 5/30/2022 Ancylodactylus kenyaensis MALONZA & BAUER 2022
  54. 5/30/2022 Scincella dunan KOIZUMI, OTA &HIKID/A 2022
  55. 5/30/2022 Hemidactylus hegdei PAL & MIRZA 2022
  56. 5/30/2022 Phyllopezus selmae DUBEUX et al. 2022
  57. 5/30/2022 Phyllopezus diamantino DUBEUX et al. 2022
  58. 5/30/2022 Cyrtodactylus vedda AMARASINGHE et al. 2022
  59. 5/30/2022 Dispholidus pembae HUGHES 2021
  60. 3/24/2022 Cnemaspis lagang NASHRIQ, DAVIS, BAUER & DAS 2022
  61. 3/24/2022 Cnemaspis sirehensis NASHRIQ, DAVIS, BAUER & DAS 2022
  62. 3/24/2022 Cnemaspis matahari NASHRIQ, DAVIS, BAUER & DAS 2022
  63. 3/24/2022 Herpetoreas tpser REN, JIANG, HUANG, DAVID & LI 2022
  64. 3/24/2022 Helicops acangussu MORAES-DA-SILVA et al. 2022
  65. 3/24/2022 Geophis cansecoi GRÜNWALD et al. 2021
  66. 3/24/2022 Bothrops jabrensis BARBO et al. 2022
  67. 3/24/2022 Abronia zongolica GARCÍA-VÁZQUEZ et al. 2022
  68. 3/24/2022 Cyrtodactylus namtiram MAHONY & KAMEI 2022
  69. 3/24/2022 Diploderma yangi WANG, ZHANG & LI 2022
  70. 3/24/2022 Hebius terrakarenorum HAUSER, SMITS & DAVID 2022
  71. 3/24/2022 Cyrtodactylus kamengensis MIRZA et al. 2022
  72. 3/24/2022 Oxybelis transandinus TORRES-CARVAJAL, MEJÍA-GUERRERO & TERÁN 2021
  73. 3/24/2022 Cyrtodactylus hutchinsoni OLIVER, KARKKAINEN & RICHARDS 2022
  74. 3/24/2022 Sinomicrurus boettgeri FRITZE 1894
  75. 3/24/2022 Proctoporus optimus MAMANI, CRUZ, MALLQUI & CATENAZZI 2022
  76. 3/24/2022 Proctoporus katerynae MAMANI, CRUZ, MALLQUI & CATENAZZI 2022
  77. 3/24/2022 Gehyra wongchan PAUWELS, MEESOOK, KUNYA, DONBUNDIT & SUMONTHA 2022
  78. 3/24/2022 Hemidactylus saxicolus KUMAR, SRINIVASULU & SRINIVASULU 2022
  79. 3/24/2022 Hemidactylus aemulus KUMAR, SRINIVASULU & SRINIVASULU 2022
  80. 3/24/2022 Hemidactylus raya KUMAR, SRINIVASULU & SRINIVASULU 2022
  81. 3/24/2022 Stenocercus nigrocaudatus VENEGAS et al. 2022
  82. 3/24/2022 Stenocercus qalaywasi VENEGAS et al. 2022
  83. 3/24/2022 Stenocercus leybachi VENEGAS et al. 2022
  84. 3/24/2022 Stenocercus asenlignus VENEGAS et al. 2022
  85. 3/24/2022 Tropiocolotes yomtovi RIBEIRO-JUNIOR et al. 2022
  86. 3/11/2022 Cnemaspis tigris KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, & AGARWAL 2022
  87. 3/11/2022 Cnemaspis vijayae KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, & AGARWAL 2022
  88. 3/11/2022 Cnemaspis sakleshpurensis KHANDEKAR, THACKERAY, & AGARWAL 2022
  89. 3/11/2022 Bothrops germanoi BARBO et al. 2022
  90. 3/11/2022 Phalotris shawnella SMITH, BROUARD & CACCIALI 2022
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