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Sauria (Lacertilia) (Lizards, Geckoes, Skinks, Iguanas etc)

 

Family: Agamidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Agama schleichi Joshi & Kotlia, 2010 Schleich's agama c. 72,000 BC India Extinct Access
             
Bronchocela burmana Blanford, 1878   (rediscovered) Myanmar (=Burma) Rediscovered Access
             
Diploderma brevicaudum (Manthey, Wolfgang, Hou, Wang, 2012)   (rediscovered) Yunnan, China Rediscovered Access
             
Harpesaurus beccarii Doria, 1888   (rediscovered) Sumatra, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
             
Harpesaurus modiglianii
Vinciguerra, 1933 Modigliani’s nose-horned lizard (rediscovered) North Sumatra, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
             
Harpesaurus tricinctus
(Duméril in Duméril & Duméril, 1851)   1851 or before "Java" Missing Access
             
Japalura austeniana (Annandale, 1908)   (rediscovered) Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India Rediscovered Access
             
Japalura yulongensis Manthey, Denzer, Hou, and Wang 2012 Mountain dragon (rediscovered) Yunnan Province (northwest), People's Republic of China Rediscovered Access
             
Pseudocalotes andamanensis Boulenger, 1891   (rediscovered) Andaman Islands, India Rediscovered Access
             
Tympanocryptis pinguicolla Mitchell, 1948 Victorian grassland earless dragon (rediscovered) Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
             

Tympanocryptis uniformis

Mitchell, 1948 Even-scaled earless dragon 1911 "near Darwin", Northern Territory, Australia Missing Access

 

 

Family: Anguidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Abronia bogerti Tihen, 1954 Bogert's arboreal alligator lizard - Oaxaca, Mexico Rediscovered Access
             
Abronia campbelli Brodie & Savage, 1993 Campbell's alligator lizard (rediscovered) Guatemala Rediscovered Access
             
Abronia frosti Campbell, Sasa, Aceedo & Mendelson, 1998 Frost’s arboreal alligator lizard (rediscovered) Guatemala Rediscovered Access
             
Abronia leurolepis Campbell & Frost, 1993 Smoothback arboreal alligator lizard 1930's Mexico Missing Access
             
Abronia mitchelli Campbell, 1982 Mitchell's arboreal alligator lizard 5 September 1974 Oaxaca state, Mexico Missing Access
             
Abronia ochoterenai (Campo, 1939) Northern Chiapas arboreal alligator lizard 1930's Chiapas state, Mexico Rediscovered Access
             
Celestus anelpistus Schwartz, Graham & Duval, 1979 Giant Hispaniolan galliwasp, San Cristobal galliwasp 1977 Dominican Republic (south-central), Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Celestus duquesneyi Grant, 1940 Duquesney's galliwasp, Blue-tailed galliwasp - Jamaica Rediscovered Access
             
Celestus fowleri (Schwartz, 1971) Fowler's galliwasp, Bromeliad galliwasp, Bromeliad-inhabiting galliwasp 15 August 1970 or later Cockpit Country (karst region), Jamaica (north-western) Missing Access
             
Celestus microblepharis Underwood, 1959 Tiny-eyelid galliwasp 3 May 1952 Jamaica Missing Access
             
Celestus molesworthi Grant, 1940 Portland Coast galliwasp 1960's Jamaica Missing Access
             
Celestus occiduus Shaw, 1802 Jamaican giant galliwasp, Sinking galliwasp 1840 Jamaica Extinct Access
             
Mesaspis antauges (Cope, 1866)   - Mount Orizaba, Veracruz State, Mexico Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Anolidae1

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anolis darlingtoni Cochran, 1935 Darlington's lizard - Haiti, Hispaniola Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis lamari Williams, 1992   (rediscovered) Colombia Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis loveridgei Schmidt, 1936 Honduran giant anole, Loveridge's anole (rediscovered) Honduras Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis luteogularis sanfelipensis Garrido, 1975 San Felipe western giant anole - Cayo Real, Cuba (western) Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis milleri Smith in Smith & Taylor, 1950 Miller's anole (rediscovered) Oaxaca, Mexico Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis nasofrontalis Amaral, 1933   - Brazil Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis proboscis Peters & Orces, 1956 Proboscis anole, Pinocchio anole, Pinocchio lizard - Pichincha, Ecuador Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis pseudotigrinus Amaral, 1933   - Brazil Rediscovered Access
             
Anolis roosevelti Grant, 1931 Culebra Island giant anole, Roosevelt's giant anole, Giant anole 1932 Culebra, Vieques (= Bieque = Crab Island), St. John, and Tortola islands, Puerto Rico Missing Access

1 de Queiroz, Kevin. (2022). The Correct Name for the Taxon Ranked as a Family Containing the Genus Anolis under Rank-based Nomenclature and the Author of the Name Anolis loysiana. Herpetological Review 53(3): 418-420.

 

Family: Chamaeleonidae (Chameleons)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Archaius seychellensis Kuhl, 1820   (rediscovered) Seychelles Rediscovered Access
             
Furcifer voeltzkowi (Boettger, 1893)   (rediscovered) Madagascar Rediscovered Access
             
Rhampholeon chapmanorum Tilbury, 1992 Chapman's pygmy chameleon (rediscovered) Natundu Hills range, near Nsanje, Malawi Rediscovered Access
             
Trioceros conirostratus Tilbury, 1998 Sudanese unicorn chameleon (rediscovered) Kenya & South Sudan Rediscovered Access
             
Trioceros pfefferi (Tornier, 1900) Pfeffer's chameleon, Bakossi two-horned chameleon, Pfeffer’s two-horned chameleon (rediscovered) Cameroon Rediscovered Access

  

Family: Cordylidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cordylus angolensis (Bocage, 1895)   (rediscovered) Benguela Province, Angola Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Diplodactylidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mokopirirakau sp. nov. "Cupola" - Cupola gecko (rediscovered) South Island, New Zealand Rediscovered Access
             
Mokopirirakau sp. nov. “Okarito” - Okarito gecko, Broad-cheek gecko (rediscovered) South Island, New Zealand Rediscovered Access
             
Rhacodactylus ciliatus Guichenot, 1866 Crested gecko, Eyelash gecko (rediscovered) Province Sud, New Caledonia Rediscovered Access
             
Strophurus michaelseni (Werner, 1910) Robust striped gecko (rediscovered) Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Diploglossidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Diploglossus montiserrati Underwood, 1964 Montserrat galliwasp - Montserrat Island Rediscovered Access
             
Diploglossus scansorius (McCranie and Wilson, 1996) Climbing galliwasp - Honduras Relocated Access

 

 

Family: Eublepharidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Goniurosaurus kuroiwae yunnu Nakamura et al., 2014 Kuroiwa’s leopard gecko (species) Holocene Yoronjima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Gekkonidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Afrogecko ansorgii
(Boulenger, 1907)
  - Angola Rediscovered Access
             
Calodactylodes aureus Beddome, 1870 Indian golden gecko - India Rediscovered Access
             
Cnemaspis flavolineata Nicholls, 1949 Fraser's Hill rock gecko, Yellow-striped rock gecko, Titiwangsa rock gecko - Peninsular Malaysia Rediscovered Access
             
Cnemaspis nilagirica Manamendra-Arachchi, Batuwita & Pethiyagoda, 2007 - (rediscovered) Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats, India Rediscovered Access
             
Cnemaspis tropidogaster (Boulenger, 1885)
Rough-bellied day gecko
 
- Sri Lanka Rediscovered Access
             
Cryptactites peringueyi
(Boulenger, 1910) Peringuey’s leaf-toad gecko (rediscovered) South Africa Rediscovered Access
             
Cyrtodactylus celatus Kathriner, Bauer, O'Shea, Sanchez & Kaiser, 2014   1924 West Timor, Indonesia Missing Access
             
Geckoella jeyporensis (Beddome, 1877) Jeypore Indian gecko, Jeypore ground gecko, Patinghe Indian gecko - India Rediscovered Access
             

Gigarcanum delcourti

(Bauer & Russell, 1986) Delcourt's (giant) gecko ? New Caledonia Extinct Access
             
Hemidactylus laevis Boulenger, 1901 Common leaf-toed gecko - Gaan Libah Mountains, Somaliland, Somalia Rediscovered Access
             
Hemidactylus pieresii Kelaart, 1853 Kandyan gecko - Kandy, India Rediscovered Access
             

Lepidodactylus gardineri

Boulenger, 1897 Rotuma forest gecko 1987 Rotuma Island, Fiji Missing Access
             
Lepidodactylus listeri (Boulenger, 1889) Lister's gecko, Christmas Island chained gecko - Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australia Extinct in the wild Access
             
Luperosaurus palawanensis Brown & Alcala, 1978   (rediscovered) Palawan, Philippines Rediscovered Access
             
Luperosaurus sorok Das, Lakim & Kandaung, 2008   (rediscovered) Borneo Rediscovered Access
             
Lygodactylus inexpectatus Pasteur, 1965 Dar Es Salam dwarf gecko, Dar'es Salaam dwarf gecko, Dar-es-Salaam dwarf gecko 1926 Dar Es Salam, Tanzania Missing Access
             
Matoatoa spannringi Nussbaum, Raxworthy & Pronk, 1998 Phantom gecko, Ghost gecko (generic) - Madagascar (southeast) Rediscovered Access
             
Microgecko helenae Nikolsky, 1907 Banded Dwarf Gecko, Helen's Banded Dwarf Gecko, Khuzistan dwarf gecko - Iran Rediscovered Access
             
Nactus soniae Arnold & Bour, 2008   ? Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Nactus sp. nov. #1 -   ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Nactus sp. nov. #2 -   ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Perochirus guentheri Boulenger, 1885 Vanuatu saw-tailed gecko, Gunther's tropical gecko 1971 Vanuatu Missing Access
             
Phelsuma edwardnewtoni Vinson & Vinson, 1969 Rodrigues day gecko, Rodrigues blue-dotted day gecko, Newton's day gecko 1917 or later? c.1920? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Phelsuma gigas Liénard, 1842 Rodrigues giant day gecko, Rodriguez night gecko 1842 or before Frégate Island, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Phelsuma masohoala Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1994   - Madagascar Rediscovered Access
             
Ptychozoon intermedium Taylor, 1915 Philippine flying gecko, Philippine parachute gecko - Mindanao, Philippines Rediscovered Access
             
Tenuidactylus montiumsalsorum (Annandale, 1913) Highland ground gecko - Punjab (northern), Pakistan Rediscovered Access
             
GEKKONIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. #1 -   ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
GEKKONIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. #2 -   ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
GEKKONIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. #3 -   ? Guam, Mariana Islands Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Gerrhosauridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tetradactylus eastwoodae Methuen & Hewitt, 1913 Eastwood's long-tailed seps, Eastwood's longtailed seps, Eastwood's whip lizard December 1928 Limpopo Province, Transvaal (northern), South Africa Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Gymnophthalmidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anadia bumanguesa Rueda-Almonacid & Caicedo, 2004   (rediscovered) Colombia Rediscovered Access
             
Anotosaura collaris Amaral, 1933   (rediscovered) Bahia state, Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Heliodartidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heloderma horridum charlesbogerti Campbell & Vannini, 1988 Guatemalan beaded lizard - Motagua Valley, Guatemala Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Iguanidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Brachylophus gibbonsi Pregill & Steadman, 2004 Tongan (giant) iguana c.700-800 BC Kingdom of Tonga Extinct Access
             
Ctenosaura bakeri Stejneger, 1901 Utila iguana, Utila Spiny-tailed Iguana, Baker's Spinytail Iguana, Swamper - Utila, Honduras Rediscovered Access
             
Cyclura collei Gray, 1845 Jamaican iguana, Jamaican ground iguana, Jamaican rock iguana - Jamaica Rediscovered Access
             
Cyclura onchiopsis Cope, 1885 Navassa Island iguana, Navassa rhinoceros iguana mid-1800's Navassa Island, Puerto Rico Extinct Access
             
Cyclura portoricensis Barbour, 1919 - ? Puerto Rico (=Porto Rico) Extinct if valid Access
             
Cyclura sp. nov. 'New Providence Island' - New Providence Island iguana ? New Providence Island, the Bahamas Extinct if valid Access
             
Lapitiguana impensa Pregill & Worthy, 2003 Lapita Iguana, Fiji(an) giant iguana Holocene? Fiji Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Lacertidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acanthodactylus spinicauda (Doumergue, 1901) Doumergue's fringe-fingered lizard - Arba Tahtani and El Abiod-Sidi-Cheikh oases, (north?) western Algeria Rediscovered Access
             
Darevskia steineri Eiselt, 1995 Steiner's lacerta - Golestan Province, northeastern Iran Rediscovered Access
             
Gallotia auaritae
Mateo, García Márquez, López Jurado & Barahona, 2001 La Palma giant lizard - La Palma, Canary Islands, off North Africa Extinct or rediscovered Access
             
Gallotia bravoana Hutterer, 1985 La Gomera giant lizard - La Gomera, Canary Islands Rediscovered Access
             
Gallotia goliath (Mertens, 1942) Goliath Tenerife lizard, Tenerife giant lizard ? Tenerife, Canary Islands, North Africa Extinct Access
             
Gallotia maxima Bravo, 1953 - Late Pleistocene or Holocene Canary Islands, North Africa Invalid (synonym) Access
             
Gallotia simonyi simonyi Steindachner, 1889 Rogue Chico de Salmor giant lizard 1930? El Roque Chico de Salmor islet, Canary Islands Extinct or rediscovered Access
             
Lacerta siculimelitensis Bohme & Zammit-Maempel, 1982   Late Pleistocene Malta & Sicily Extinct Access
             
Lacerta viridis magnifica Sobolevssky, 1930 Crimean green lizard c.1880 Crimea (southern) Invalid (synonym) Access
             

Latastia ornata

Monard, 1940 - (rediscovered) Guinea (=Guinea-Conakry) & Guinea-Bissau Rediscovered Access
             
Nucras scalaris Laurent, 1964   - Angola Rediscovered Access
             
Podarcis filfolensis kieselbachi Fejérváry, 1924 Selmunett lizard, St Paul's Island wall lizard 2005 Selmunett (Island) (=St. Paul's Island), Malta Extinct Access
             
Podarcis lilfordi rodriquezi (Müller, 1927) Ratas Island lizard 1934-1936 Ratas Island, Spain Extinct Access
             
Podarcis siculus sanctistephani Mertens, 1926 Santo Stefano lizard 1965 Santo Stefano Island, Italy Extinct Access
             
Takydromus sikkimensis (Günther, 1888) Sikkim grass lizard - Sikkim, India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Leiocephalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Leiocephalus anonymous Pregill, 1984   Late Pleistocene or Holocene Haiti, Hispaniola Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus apertosulcus Etheridge, 1965   Late Pleistocene or Holocene Dominican Republic, Hispaniola Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus cuneus Etheridge, 1964   c.1500 BC Antigua & Barbuda Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus endomychus (Schwartz, 1967) Hinche curly-tailed lizard, Central Haitian curlytail 1976 Antigua & Barbuda Missing Access
             
Leiocephalus eremitus Cope, 1868 Navassa curly-tailed lizard pre-1868 or 1900 Navassa Island, Hispaniola Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus etheridgei Pregill, 1981   Late Pleistocene Puerto Rico Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus herminieri Duméril & Bibron, 1837 Martinique curly-tailed lizard, Martinique lizard 1830's Martinique, Martinique Bank, Lesser Antilles Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus jamaicensis Etheridge, 1966   Late Pleistocene or Holocene Jamaica Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus lunatus lunatus Cochran, 1934 Hispaniolan maskless curly-tailed lizard, Santo Domingo curlytail lizard - Hispaniola Rediscovered Access
             
Leiocephalus onaneyi Garrido, 1973 Guantánamo striped curly-tailed lizard - Guantánamo Province, Cuba Rediscovered Access
             
Leiocephalus partitus Pregill, 1981   Late Pleistocene or Holocene Puerto Rico Extinct Access
             
Leiocephalus pratensis (Cochran, 1928) Atalaye curlytail lizard 1966 Haiti (northern) & Ile-a-Cabrit, Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Leiocephalus rhutidira Schwartz, 1979 Lapierre curlytail lizard 1978 Départment de l'Artibonite, Haiti (northwestern), Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Leiocephalus roquetus
Bochaton, Charles & Lenoble, 2021 La Désirade Island curly-tailed lizard 1835 La Désirade Island, Guadeloupe Islands Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Liolaemidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Liolaemus cranwelli (Donoso-Barros, 1973) Cranwell's tree iguana 1973 Nueva Moka, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia Missing Access
             
Liolaemus duellmani Cei, 1978 Duellman's tree iguana (rediscovered) Mendoza, Argentina Rediscovered Access
             
Liolaemus exploratorum Cei & Williams, 1984 Pioneer's lizard 1896 Santa Cruz Province, Argentina Missing Access
             
Liolaemus nigromaculatus Wiegmann, 1834 Many-spotted tree iguana - Chile Rediscovered Access
             
Liolaemus rabinoi Cei, 1974 Rabino's tree iguana - Mendoza province, Argentina Rediscovered Access
             
Phymaturus bibronii (Guichenot, 1848) Ovalle chuckwalla (rediscovered) Chile Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Mabuyidae1

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Alinea lanceolata Cope, 1863 Barbados skink 1889 Barbados, Barbados Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Alinea luciae Garman, 1887 St Lucia skink, Saint Lucia skink 1888-1889 St Lucia, St Lucia Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Aspronema cochabambae  (Dunn, 1935) - (rediscovered) Argentina & Bolivia Rediscovered Access
             
Capitellum mariagalantae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Marie-Galante skink 1830's Marie-Galante (=Marie Galante), Marie-Galante Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Capitellum metallicum (Bocourt, 1879) Lesser Martinique skink 1820 or later Martinique, Martinique Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Capitellum parvicruzae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Lesser St. Crox skink Before 10 July 1875 St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands Missing Access
             
Chioninia coctei Duméril & Bibron, 1839 Cape Verde giant skink, Cocteau's skink, Lagarto, Bibron’s skink, Cocteau's lizard 1912 Brancho Island and Razo Island, Cape Verde Islands Extinct Access
             
Copeoglossum redondae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Redonda skink 1863-1873 Redonda Island, Redonda Bank, Lesser Antilles Extinct Access
             
Mabuya cochonae
Hedges & Conn, 2012 Cochons skink 30 January-3 February 1963 Îlet à Cochons, Guadeloupe Missing Access
             
Mabuya grandisterrae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Grand-Terre skink Before 20 January 1920 Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Mabuya guadeloupae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Guadeloupe skink 1892 "Guadeloupe" (Basse-Terre?) Missing Access
             
Mabuya hispaniolae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Hispaniola two-lined skink 7 May 1937 Dominican Republic, Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Mabuya mabouya Bonnaterre 1789 Greater Martinique skink 1889 Martinique, Martinique Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Mabuya montserratae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Montserrat skink 1984 Montserrat, Montserrat Bank, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
             
Mabuya pergravis (Barbour, 1921) Providencia skink - Isla de Providencia & Isla Santa Catalina, Colombia Rediscovered Access
             
Marisora berengerae Miralles, 2006   - San Andres Island, the Caribbean Rediscovered Access
             
Spondylurus anegadae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Anegada skink 1966 British Virgin Islands Missing Access
             
Spondylurus haitiae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Hispaniola four-lined skink 1857-1858 Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Spondylurus lineolatus (Noble & Hassler, 1933) Hispaniola ten-lined skink 1985 Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Spondylurus magnacruzae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Greater S(ain)t Croix skink ? S(ain)t Croix and its satellite Green Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands Missing Access
             
Spondylurus martinae Hedges & Conn, 2012 St Martin skink c.1965 Saint-Martin (French Side) and Île Tintamarre, Anguilla Bank, Lesser Antilles Rediscovered? Access
             
Spondylurus monitae Hedges & Conn, 2012 Monito (islet) skink 1993 Monito islet, Puerto Rico Missing Access
             
Spondylurus spilonotus Wiegmann, 1837 Greater Virgin Islands skink 1877 St. John & St. Thomas, Puerto Rico Missing Access

1 May be subsumable under Scincidae.

 

Family: Phrynosomatidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Phrynosoma josecitensis Brattstorm, 1955   Holocene? Nuevo León, Mexico Extinct if valid Access
             
Sceloporus exsul Dixon, Ketchersid & Lieb, 1972   ? Mexico Missing Access
             
Sceloporus goldmani Smith, 1937 Goldman's bunchgrass lizard - Aguascalientes, Jalisco and Zacatecas, México Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Phyllodactylidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Phyllodactylus sp. nov. 'Rabida Island' - Rabida leaf-toed gecko - Rabida Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador Rediscovered Access
             
Tarentola albertschwartzi Sparckland & Swinney 1998 Jamaican giant gecko, Cooper's giant gecko pre-1885 Jamaica Missing Access

 

 

Family: Pygopodidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aprasia rostrata Parker, 1956 Exmouth worm-lizard, Ningaloo worm lizard, Monte Bello worm-lizard, Atomic worm-lizard, Hermite Island worm-lizard - Montebello Islands (Hermite Island and Trimouille Island), Barrow Island, and the mainland, all Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Scincidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile

Austroablepharus barrylyoni

(Couper, Limpus, McDonald & Amey, 2010) Lyons grassland striped skink, Lyon's soil-crevice skink, Lyon's snake-eyed skink (rediscovered) Mt Surprise area, Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access
             
Barkudia insularis Annandale, 1917 Legless skink, Madras spotted skink - Orissa, India Rediscovered Access
             
Brachymeles elerae Taylor, 1917 Slender rour-fingered burrowing skink - Luzon, Philippines Rediscovered Access
             
Cryptoblepharus egeriae (Boulenger, 1889) Blue-tailed skink, Christmas Island forest skink >2010? Christmas Island, Indian Ocean Australia Extinct in the wild Access
             

Ctenotus serotinus

Czechura, 1986 Gravel Downs ctenotus 1980's Diamantina Lakes area, southern Queensland, Australia Missing Access
             
Emoia nativitatis (Boulenger, 1887) Christmas Island forest skink, Christmas Island whiptail-skink, Forest skink 31 May 2014 Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australia Extinct Access
             
?Emoia sp. nov. -   ? Kingdom of Tonga Extinct Access
             
Flexiseps valhallae (Boulenger, 1909) Valhalla skink 1906
Iles Glorieuses (Golorios island)
Missing Access
             
Gonglyomorphus bojerii borbonica
Vinson, 1970 Réunion skink, Réunion slit-eared skink 1839 Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Leiolopisma ceciliae Arnold & Bour, 2008   ? Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
             
Leiolopisma mauritiana Günther, 1877 Mauritius giant skink, Mauritian giant skink c.1600 Mauritius Extinct Access
             
Lerista allanae Longman, 1937 Allan's lerista, Retro slider, Greater robust fine-lined slider, Allan’s skink - Queensland (central), Australia Rediscovered Access
             
Liopholis slateri slateri (Storr, 1968)   - Northern Territory, Australia Rediscovered Access
             
Liopholis slateri virgata (Storr, 1968) Black-striped floodplains skink, Slater’s skink (species) June or July 1914 South Australia, Australia Extinct Access
             
Lipinia macrotympanum
(Stoliczka, 1873)   - Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Rediscovered Access
             
Lygosoma haroldyoungi Taylor, 1962 Young's laubskink, Harold's writhing skink, Banded supple skink - Laos & Thailand Rediscovered Access
             
Lygosoma vosmaerii Gray, 1839 Vosm(a)er's writhing skink - Andhra Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access
             
Oligosoma gracilicorpus Hardy, 1977 Narrow-bodied skink pre-1956 Hokianga district, North Island, New Zealand Invalid (synonym) Access
             
Oligosoma infrapunctatum (Boulenger, 1887) Speckled skink pre-1888 New Zealand Missing Access
             
Oligosoma northlandi Worthy, 1991 Northland skink ? Northland region, North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
             
Oligosoma sp. nov. 'Cobble skink' - Cobble Skink 2016 Granity, South Island (west coast), New Zealand Extinct in the wild Access
             
Parvoscincus beyeri (Taylor, 1922)   (rediscovered) Philippines Rediscovered Access
             
Phoboscincus bocourti (Brocchi, 1876) Terror skink, Bocourt's giant skink, Bocourt's terrific skink, Bocourt's eyelid skink - Île des Pins (=Isle of Pines), New Caledonia Rediscovered Access
             

Proscelotes aenea

(Barbour & Loveridge 1928) - (rediscovered) Lumbo, Northern Mozambique Rediscovered Access
             
Ristella rurkii Gray, 1839 Rurk’s cat skink - Western Ghats, India Rediscovered Access
             
Scelotes guentheri Boulenger, 1887 Günther's dwarf burrowing skink, Günther's burrowing skink, Günther's dwarf burrowing skink pre-1888 KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Extinct Access
             
Sepsophis punctatus Beddome, 1870   - Eastern Ghats, India Rediscovered Access
             
Sphenomorphus lineopunctulatus Taylor, 1962   - Cambodia, Laos & Thailand Rediscovered Access
             
Tachygyia microlepis Duméril & Bibron, 1839 Tongan ground skink 1827? Tonga and Friendly Islands; Tongatabu/Tongatapu Extinct Access
             
Tiliqua adelaidensis (Peters, 1863) Pygmy bluetongue, Adelaide pigmy blue-tongue lizard, Adelaide pigmy blue-tongue skink - South Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
             

Tiliqua frangens

(Hutchinson & Scanlon, 2009) Frangens Late Pleistocene New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
             
Trachylepis betsileana Mocquard, 1906   pre-1907 Madagasacar? Missing Access
             
Trachylepis keroanensis (Chabanaud, 1921) Guinean skink - Guinea Rediscovered Access
             
Tropidophorus micropus van Lidth de Jeude, 1905   - Sarawak, Malaysia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Sphaerodactylidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aristelliger titan Hecht, 1951 - ? Jamaica Invalid (synonym) Access
             
Lepidoblepharis miyatai Lamar, 1985 Magdalena scaly-eyed gecko (rediscovered) Ancón Guairaca (= Bahia Gairaca= Ensenada de Gayraca), Departamento de Magdalena, Colombia Missing Access
             
Sphaerodactylus elasmorhynchus Thomas, 1966 Marche Leon least gecko 1966 Haiti, Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Sphaerodactylus gilvitorques Cope, 1862 Jamaican collared sphaero, Jamaica least gecko pre-1863 Jamaica? Missing Access
             
Sphaerodactylus lazelli Shreve, 1968 Cap-Haitien least gecko 1960 Haiti, Hispaniola Missing Access
             
Sphaerodactylus williamsi Thomas & Schwartz, 1983 Haitian striped sphaero, Williams' least gecko 14 July 1978 Département de l'Artibonite, Haiti, Hispaniola Missing Access

 

 

Family: Teiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cnemidophorus inornatus arizonae Van Denburgh, 1896   - Arizona, USA Rediscovered Access
             
Contomastix charrua (Cabrera & Carreira, 2009)   c.1980 Uruguay Missing Access
             
Contomastix vittata (Boulenger, 1902)   - Cochabamba, Bolivia Rediscovered Access
             
Dracaena guianensis Daudin, 1801   - French Guiana Rediscovered Access
             
Holcosus orcesi (Peters, 1964) Peters' ameiva - Provincia Azuay, Ecuador Rediscovered Access
             
Pholidoscelis cineracea Barbour & Noble, 1915 Guadeloupe ameiva Early 1900's (1914?) Grand Îlet off the coast of Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles (historically); Guadeloupe, La Désirade, Marie-Galante and Les Saintes, all Lesser Antilles (prehistorically) Extinct Access
             
Pholidoscelis major (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) Martinique giant ameiva, Martinique ameiva pre-1825 Martinique (Îles de la Petite Terre, near Guadeloupe?) Extinct Access
             
Pholidoscelis turukaeraensis Bochaton et al., 2017   Holocene? Marie-Galante Island, Guadeloupe Islands, French West-Indies (=French Antilles) Extinct Access
             
Tupinambis uruguaianensis Hsiou, 2007   Late Pleistocene Brazil Extinct Access

 

Family: Tropiduridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Stenocercus haenschi (Werner, 1901) Haensch's whorltail iguana - Balzapamba, Provincia Bolivar, Ecuador Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Varanidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Varanus douarrha (Lesson, 1830) New Ireland monitor - New Ireland, Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
             
Varanus hooijeri Brongersma, 1958     Flores, Indonesia Extinct Access
             
Varanus cf. indicus -   c.1970 New Caledonia Extinct Access
             
Varanus primordius Mertens, 1942 Northern blunt(-)spined monitor - Australia Rediscovered Access
             
Varanus priscus Owen, 1859 Megalania, Giant goanna, Giant ripper Late Pleistocene Australia Extinct Access
             
Varanus zugorum Böhme & Ziegler, 2005   1980 Halmahera, Maluku Islands, Indonesia Missing Access
             
Varanus sp. nov. 'Central Australia' -   Late Pleistocene central Australia Extinct if valid Access
             
Varanus sp. nov. 'Wallacean islands' -   Late Pleistocene Wallacean Islands Extinct Access

 

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