An almost a complete list of new reptiles described in 2017 – 96 new species



Extant Turtles described in 2017 (n=1)
FAMILY

Trachemys medemi Vargas-Ramírez, Valle, Ceballos & Fritz 2017 
Emydidae





Extant Lizards described in 2017 (n=70)


Gymnophthalmus marconaterai García-Pérez & Schargel 2017             


Acanthodactylus margaritae Tamar, Geniez, Brito & Crochet 2017
Agamidae

Ctenotus pallasotus Rabosky & Doughty 2017
Agamidae

Ctenotus rhabdotus Rabosky & Doughty 2017
Agamidae

Dendragama australis Harvey, Shaney, Sidik, Kurniawan & Smith 2017
Agamidae


Dendragama dioidema Harvey, Shaney, Sidik, Kurniawan & Smith 2017
Agamidae


Japalura ngoclinensis Ananjeva, Orlov & Nguyen 2017
Agamidae

Japalura slowinskii Rao, Vindum, Ma, Fu & Wilkinson 2017
Agamidae

Pseudocalotes baliomus Harvey, Shaney, Hamidy, Kurniawan & Smith 2017
Agamidae

Alopoglossus embera Peloso & Morales 2017
Alopoglossidae

Gerrhonotus lazcanoi Banda-Leal, Nevárez-De Los Reyes, Bryson 2017
Anguidae 

Kinyongia itombwensis Hughes, Kusamba, Behangana & Greenbaum 2017
Chamaeleonidae

Kinyongia rugegensis Hughes, Kusamba, Behangana & Greenbaum 2017
Chamaeleonidae

Kinyongia tolleyae Hughes, Kusamba, Behangana & Greenbaum 2017
Chamaeleonidae

Anolis kathydayae Poe & Ryan 2017
Dactyloidae

Anolis savagei Poe & Ryan 2017
Dactyloidae

Anolis urraoi Grisales-Martínez, Velasco, Bolívar, Williams & Daza 2017
Dactyloidae

Ophiodes enso Entiauspe-Neto, Marques-Quintela, Regnet, Teixeira, Silveira & Loebmann 2017
Diploglossidae

Afroedura gorongosa Branch, Guyton, Schmitz, Barej, Naskrecki, Farooq, Verburgt, Rödel 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis aceh Iskandar, Mcguire & Amarasinghe 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis andalas Iskandar, Mcguire & Amarasinghe 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis kandambyi Batuwita & Udugampala 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis leucura Kurita, Nishikawa, Matsui & Hikida 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis lineogularis Wood, Grismer, Aowphol, Aguilar, Cota, Grismer, Murdoch & Sites 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis minang Iskandar, Mcguire & Amarasinghe 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis pagai Iskandar, Mcguire & Amarasinghe 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis phangngaensis Wood, Grismer, Aowphol, Aguilar, Cota, Grismer, Murdoch & Sites 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis tapanuli Iskandar, Mcguire & Amarasinghe 2017
Gekkonidae

Cnemaspis thachanaensis Wood, Grismer, Aowphol, Aguilar, Cota, Grismer, Murdoch & Sites 2017
Gekkonidae

Cyrtodactylus lenya Mulcahy, Thura & Zug 2017
Gekkonidae

Cyrtodactylus payarhtanensis Mulcahy, Thura & Zug 2017
Gekkonidae

Cyrtodactylus tambora Riyanto, Mulyadi, Mcguire, Kusrini, Febylasmia, Basyir & Kaiser 2017
Gekkonidae

Dixonius kaweesaki Sumontha, Chomngam, Phanamphon, Pawangkhanant, Viriyapanon, Thanaprayotsak & Pauwels 2017
Gekkonidae

Geckolepis megalepis Scherz, Daza, Köhler, Vences & Glaw 2017
Gekkonidae

Gehyra einasleighensis Bourke, Pratt, Vanderduys & Moritz 2017
Gekkonidae

Gekko nadenensis Luu, Nguyen, Le, Bonkowski & Ziegler 2017
Gekkonidae

Goggia incognita Heinicke, Turk & Bauer 2017

Gekkonidae

Goggia matzikamaensis Heinicke, Turk & Bauer 2017
Gekkonidae

Hemidactylus chipkali Mirza & Raju 2017
Gekkonidae

Hemiphyllodactylus linnwayensis Grismer, Wood, Thura, Zin, Quah, Murdoch, Grismer, Li, Kyaw & Lwin 2017
Gekkonidae

Hemiphyllodactylus montawaensis Grismer, Wood, Thura, Zin, Quah, Murdoch, Grismer, Li, Kyaw & Lwin 2017
Gekkonidae

Hemiphyllodactylus tonywhitteni Grismer, Wood, Thura, Zin, Quah, Murdoch, Grismer, Li, Kyaw & Lwin 2017
Gekkonidae

Pseudogekko sumiklab Siler, Davis, Watters, Freitas, Griffith, Binaday, Lobos Amarga & Brown 2017
Gekkonidae

Oreosaurus serranus Sánchez-Pacheco, Sales-Nunes, Marques-Souza, Rodrigues & Murphy 2017
Gymnophthalmidae

Psilops mucugensis Rodrigues, Recoder, Teixeira Jr, Roscito, Guerrero, Sales-Nunes, Freitas, Fernandes, Bocchiglieri, Vechio, Fortes-Leite, Campos Nogueira, Damasceno, Machado Pellegrino, Suzart-Argôlo & Amaro 2017
Gymnophthalmidae

Psilops seductus Rodrigues, Recoder, Teixeira Jr, Roscito, Guerrero, Sales-Nunes, Freitas, Fernandes, Bocchiglieri, Vechio, Fortes-Leite, Campos Nogueira, Damasceno, Machado Pellegrino, Suzart-Argôlo & Amaro 2017
Gymnophthalmidae

Brachylophus gau Fisher, Niukula, Watling & Harlow 2017
Iguanidae

Eremias dzungarica Orlova, Poyarkov Jr., Chirikova, Nazarov, Munkhbaatar, Munkhbayar & Terbish 2017
Lacertidae

Mesalina saudiarabica Moravec, Smid, Schmitz, Shobrak Wilms, 2017
Lacertidae

Liolaemus gardeli Verrastro, Maneyro, Da Silva & Farias 2017
Liolaemidae

Sceloporus gadsdeni Castañeda-Gaytán & Díaz-Cárdenas 2017
Phrynosomatidae

Homonota septentrionalis Cacciali, Morando, Medina, Köhler, Motte & Avila 2017
Phyllodactylidae

Ptyodactylus ruusaljibalicus Simó-Riudalbas, Metallinou, Pous, Els, Jayasinghe, Péntek-Zakar, Wilms, Al-Saadi & Carranza 2017

Phyllodactylidae

Carlia insularis Afonso-Silva, Santos, Ogilvie & Moritz 2017
Scincidae

Carlia isostriacantha Afonso-Silva, Santos, Ogilvie & Moritz 2017
Scincidae


Eumeces persicus Faizi, Rastegar-Pouyani, Rastegar-Pouyani, Nazarov, Heidari, Zangi, Orlova & Poyarkov 2017
Scincidae

Nessia gansi Batuwita & Edirisinghe 2017
Scincidae

Oligosoma awakopaka Jewell 2017
Scincidae

Oligosoma elium Melzer, Bell & Patterson 2017
Scincidae

Oligosoma kokowai Melzer, Bell & Patterson 2017
Scincidae

Oligosoma prasinum Melzer, Bell & Patterson 2017
Scincidae

Plestiodon takarai Kurita, Ota & Hikida 2017
Scincidae

Trachylepis gonwouoi Allen, Tapondjou, Welton & Bauer 2017
Scincidae

Tribolonotus choiseulensis Rittmeyer & Austin 2017
Scincidae


Tribolonotus parkeri Rittmeyer & Austin 2017
Scincidae

Tropidophorus sebi Pui, Karin, Bauer & Das 2017
Scincidae

Tytthoscincus jaripendek Grismer, Wood, Quah, Anuar, Ngadi, Mohd-Izam & Ahmad 2017
Scincidae

Tytthoscincus kakikecil Grismer, Wood, Quah, Anuar, Ngadi, Mohd-Izam & Ahmad 2017
Scincidae

Tytthoscincus martae Grismer, Wood, Quah, Anuar, Ngadi, Mohd-Izam & Ahmad 2017
Scincidae

Gonatodes rayito Schargel, Rivas, García-Pérez, Rivero-Blanco, Chippindale & Fujita 2017
Sphaerodactylidae




Extant Snakes described in 2017 (n=25)
Family

Blythia hmuifang Vogel, Lalremsanga & Vanlalhrima 2017
Colubridae

Lycodon sidiki Wostl, Hamidy, Kurniawan & Smith 2017
Colubridae

Lytorhynchus levitoni Torki 2017
Colubridae

Oligodon culaochamensis Nguyen, Nguyen, Nguyen, Phan, Jiang & Murphy 2017
Colubridae

Oligodon huahin Pauwels, Larsen, Suthanthangjai, David & Sumontha 2017
Colubridae

Oligodon saiyok Sumontha, Kunya, Dangsri & Pauwels 2017
Colubridae

Rhadinella lisyae Mccranie, 2017
Colubridae

Rhynchocalamus ilamensis Fathinia, Rastegar-Pouyani, Rastegar-Pouyani & Darvishnia 2017
Colubridae

Atractus cerberus Arteaga, Mebert, Valencia, Cisneros-Heredia, Peñafiel, Reyes-Puig, Vieira-Fernandes & Guayasamin 2017
Dipsadidae

Atractus esepe Arteaga, Mebert, Valencia, Cisneros-Heredia, Peñafiel, Reyes-Puig, Vieira-Fernandes & Guayasamin 2017
Dipsadidae

Atractus pyroni Arteaga, Mebert, Valencia, Cisneros-Heredia, Peñafiel, Reyes-Puig, Vieira-Fernandes & Guayasamin 2017
Dipsadidae

Ninia teresitae Angarita-Sierra & Lynch 2017
Dipsadidae

Thamnodynastes phoenix Franco, Trevine, Montingelli & Zaher 2017
Dipsadidae

Naja peroescobari Ceríaco, Marques, Schmitz & Bauer 2017
Elapidae




Gerrhopilus addisoni Kraus 2017
Gerrhopilidae

Gerrhopilus eurydice Kraus 2017
Gerrhopilidae

Gerrhopilus lestes Kraus 2017
Gerrhopilidae

Gerrhopilus persephone Kraus 2017
Gerrhopilidae

Gyiophis salweenensis Quah, Grismer, Wood Jr., Thura, Zin, Kyaw5, Lwin, Grismer & Murdoch 2017
Homalopsidae

Opisthotropis shenzhenensis Wang, Guo, Liu, Lyu, Wang, Luo, Sun and  Zhang 2017
Natracidae

Rhabdops aquaticus Giri, Deepak, Captain & Gower 2017
Natracidae

Anilios obtusifrons Ellis & Doughty 2017
Typhlopidae

Anilios systenos Ellis & Doughty 2017
Typhlopidae

Xerotyphlops luristanicus Torki, 2017
Typhlopidae

Rhinophis roshanpererai Wickramasinghe, Vidanapathirana, Rajeev, Gower 2017
Uropeltidae

Comments

  1. Very useful list, thanks for sharing.
    Small comment: the cobra photo shows one of the Asian Naja (note two anterior temporals and typical throat pattern), not the newly described N. peroescobari.
    WW

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