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Editor, Dr. Aaron Bauer (aaron.bauer@villanova.edu) Geckos
Department of Biology, Villanova University 800 Lancaster Avenue Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 USA
Editor, Dr. Hussam Zaher (hussam.zaher@gmail.com) New World snakes 
Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Avenida Nazaré 481, Ipiranga, 04263-000, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Editor, Dr. Zoltán Tamás Nagy
(zoltan-tamas.nagy@naturalsciences.be ) Old world snakes 
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Joint Experimental Molecular Unit, rue Vautier 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Editor, Dr. S. Carranza
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salvador.carranza@ibe.upf-csic.esAll the other reptile groups
Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF) Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49 E-08003 Barcelona Spain 
Editor,
Dr. Uwe Fritz (Uwe.Fritz@senckenberg.de) Testudines
Extraordinary Professor, University of Leipzig , Museum of Zoology (Museum fuer Tierkunde), Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden, A. B. Meyer Building, D-01109 Dresden, Germany
Editor, Dr. Stephen Brusatte (brusatte@gmail.com) Fossil  
School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Grant Institute, The King's Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JW, United Kingdom
Editor, Dr. Paulo Passos(neotropicalsnakes@gmail.com) New World snakes 
Setor de Herpetologia, Departamento de Vertebrados, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Quinta da Boa Vista, São Cristovão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20940-040, Brasil

Editor, Dr. Luciano Javier Avila
(avila@cenpat.edu.ar) Iguania
Independent Researcher CICyT, Centro Nacional Patagónico-Consejo Nacional Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas (CENPAT-CONICET), Boulevard Almirante Brown 2915, U9120ACD, Puerto Madryn (Chubut), Argentina
Editor, Dr. Cameron Siler (camsiler@ou.edu) Skinks
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural, History & Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73072-7029,USA

2014

Monograph
Zootaxa 3855 (1): 001–097 (20 Aug. 2014)
Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran
JIŘÍ ŠMÍD, JIŘÍ MORAVEC, PETR KODYM, LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL, SEYYED SAEED HOSSEINIAN YOUSEFKHANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & DANIEL FRYNTA
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Article
Zootaxa 3852 (2):179–202 (14 Aug. 2014)
A taxonomic mystery for more than 150 years: Identity, systematic position and Malagasy origin of the snake Elapotinus picteti Jan, 1862, and synonymy of Exallodontophis Cadle, 1999 (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae)
CHRISTOPH KUCHARZEWSKI, ACHILLE P. RASELIMANANA, CYNTHIA WANG & FRANK GLAW
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3848 (1): 001–066 (12 Jul. 2014)
A new titanosauriform sauropod (Dinosauria: Saurischia) from the Lower Cretaceous of Hyogo, Japan
HARUO SAEGUSA & TADAHIRO IKEDA
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Article
Zootaxa 3847 (3): 388–412 (8 Aug. 2014)
Taxonomic revision of the semi-aquatic skink Parvoscincus leucospilos (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae), with description of three new species
CAMERON D. SILER, CHARLES W. LINKEM, KERRY COBB, JESSA L. WATTERS,
SEAN T. CUMMINGS, ARVIN C. DIESMOS & RAFE M. BROWN
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Article
Zootaxa 3846 (4): 451–501 (5 Aug. 2014)
A phylogenetic analysis of the southern African gecko genus Afroedura Loveridge (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with the description of nine new species from Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa
NIELS H. G. JACOBSEN, ARIANNA L. KUHN, TODD R. JACKMAN & AARON M. BAUER
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Article
Zootaxa 3846 (2): 249–260 (1 Aug. 2014)
A Taxonomic Revision of Boas (Serpentes: Boidae)
R. ALEXANDER PYRON, R. GRAHAM REYNOLDS & FRANK T. BURBRINK
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Article
Zootaxa 3841 (2): 211–238 (25 Jul. 2014)
Three new species of Pseudocalotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from southern Sumatra, Indonesia
MICHAEL B. HARVEY, AMIR HAMIDY, NIA KURNIAWAN, KYLE SHANEY & ERIC N. SMITH
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (4): 501–527 (14 Jul. 2014)
Systematics and biogeography of Hemidactylus homoeolepis Blanford, 1881 (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with the description of a new species from Arabia
RAQUEL VASCONCELOS & SALVADOR CARRANZA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3835 (2): 295–298 (10 Jul. 2014)
On the reclassification of Box Turtles (Terrapene): A response to Martin et al. (2014)
UWE FRITZ & PETER HAVAŠ
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3835 (2): 292–294 (10 Jul. 2014)
On the Reclassification of the Terrapene (Testudines: Emydidae): A Response to Fritz & Havaš
BRADLEY T. MARTIN, NEIL P. BERNSTEIN, ROGER D. BIRKHEAD, JIM F. KOUKL, STEVEN M. MUSSMANN & JOHN S. PLACYK, JR
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (1): 080–096 (9 Jul. 2014)
A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the karst forest of northern Laos
NICOLE SCHNEIDER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, LIPHONE NOPHASEUD, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI & THOMAS ZIEGLER
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (1): 033–058 (9 Jul. 2014)
Phylogenetic relationships of Semaphore geckos (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae: Pristurus) with an assessment of the taxonomy of Pristurus rupestris
ARNAUD BADIANE, JOAN GARCIA-PORTA, JAN ČERVENKA, LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL,
ROBERTO SINDACO, MICHAEL D. ROBINSON, HERNAN MORALES, TOMÁŠ MAZUCH, THOMAS PRICE, FÈLIX AMAT, MOHAMMED Y. SHOBRAK, THOMAS WILMS, MARC SIMÓ-RIUDALBAS, FARAHAM AHMADZADEH, THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS, ALEXANDRE CLUCHIER, JULIEN VIGLIONE & SALVADOR CARRANZA
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3829 (1): 001–081 (8 Jul. 2014)
Systematics of the blindsnakes (Serpentes: Scolecophidia: Typhlopoidea) based on molecular and morphological evidence
ROBERT ALEXANDER PYRON & VAN WALLACH
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Article
Zootaxa 3827 (1): 057–066 (2 Jul. 2014)
A new Gehyra (Gekkonidae: Reptilia) from New Guinea with unique caudal scalation
Phillip L. Skipwith & Paul M. Oliver
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Article
Zootaxa 3827 (1): 045–056 (2 Jul. 2014)
A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from northern Laos
Truong Quang Nguyen, Andreas Botov, Minh Duc Le, Liphone Nophaseud,
George Zug, Michael Bonkowski & Thomas Ziegler

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Article
Zootaxa 3826 (3): 475–496 (1 Jul. 2014)
Multilocus species delimitation in the Crotalus triseriatus species group (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae), with the description of two new species
ROBERT W. BRYSON, JR., CHARLES W. LINKEM, MICHAEL E. DORCAS, AMY LATHROP, JASON M. JONES, JAVIER ALVARADO-DÍAZ, CHRISTOPH I. GRÜNWALD & ROBERT W. MURPHY
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Article
Zootaxa 3821 (4): 485–495 (24 Jun. 2014)
A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Pulau Enggano, southwestern Sumatra, Indonesia
L. LEE GRISMER, AWAL RIYANTO, DJOKO T. ISKANDAR & JIMMY A. MCGUIRE
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Article
Zootaxa 3821 (4): 457–464 (24 Jun. 2014)
A new species of lowland skink (genus Lipinia Gray, 1845) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, LUKMAN H. B. ISMAIL, MUHAMMAD TAUFIK AWANG,
SYED A. RIZAL & AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD
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Article
Zootaxa 3821 (2): 253–264 (20 Jun. 2014)
Cyrtodactylus kunyai (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling Bent-toed Gecko from Loei Province, northeastern Thailand
OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, MONTRI SUMONTHA, KAWEESAK KEERATIKIAT & EAKARIT PHANAMPHON
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Article
Zootaxa 3821 (2): 239–252 (20 Jun. 2014)
Morphological diversity and genetic structure within Lerista kalumburu Storr, 1976 (Squamata: Scincomorpha: Sphenomorphidae)—taxonomic implications
ANDREW P. AMEY & JESSICA WORTHINGTON WILMER
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Article
Zootaxa 3821 (1): 116–124 (19 Jun. 2014)
Cyrtodactylus wangkulangkulae (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new Bent-toed Gecko from Satun Province, southern Thailand
MONTRI SUMONTHA, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, NIKORN SUWANNAKARN,
THAMMARAT NUTATHEERA & WATCHIRA SODOB
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Article
Zootaxa 3815 (4): 507–525 (17 Jun. 2014)
The missing leopard lizard: Liolaemus ubaghsi sp. nov., a new species of the leopardinus clade (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemidae) from the Andes of the O’Higgins Region in Chile
DAMIEN ESQUERRÉ, JAIME TRONCOSO-PALACIOS, CARLOS F. GARÍN & HERMAN NÚNEZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3815 (4): 494–506 (17 Jun. 2014)
A new species of gecko of the genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 from the Western Ghats, India
ZEESHAN A. MIRZA, SAUNAK PAL, HARSHAL S. BHOSALE & RAJESH V. SANAP
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Article
Zootaxa 3815 (1): 051–067 (12 Jun. 2014)
A diminutive new species of cave-dwelling Wolf Snake (Colubridae: Lycodon Boie, 1826) from Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, EVAN S.H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR M.S, MOHD ABDUL MUIN,
PERRY L. WOOD, JR & SITI AZIZAH MOHD NOR
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3814 (1): 109–120 (6 Jun. 2014)
Anole classification: A response to Poe
K.E. NICHOLSON, B.I. CROTHER, C. GUYER & J.M. SAVAGE
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (2): 221–241 (9 Jun. 2014)
Taxonomic revision of the Australian arid zone lizards Gehyra variegata and G. montium (Squamata, Gekkonidae) with description of three new species
MARK N. HUTCHINSON, MARK J. SISTROM, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN
& RHONDA G. HUTCHINSON
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (1): 068–080 (6 Jun. 2014)
A new species of wolf snake (Colubridae: Lycodon Fitzinger, 1826) from Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, southwest Cambodia
THY NEANG, TIMO HARTMANN, SEIHA HUN, NICHOLAS J. SOUTER & NEIL M. FUREY
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (1): 001–036 (6 Jun. 2014)
Pygmy chameleons of the Rhampholeon platyceps compex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae): Description of four new species from isolated ‘sky islands’ of northern Mozambique
WILLIAM R. BRANCH, JULIAN BAYLISS & KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY
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Article
Zootaxa 3811 (4): 569–584 (5 Jun. 2014)
A new species of triadal coral snake of the genus Micrurus Wagler, 1824 (Serpentes: Elapidae) from northeastern Brazil
Matheus Godoy Pires, Nelson Jorge da Silva Jr., Darlan Tavares Feitosa, ANA LÚCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE, GENTIL ALVES PEREIRA FILHO & Hussam ZAHER
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Article
Zootaxa 3811 (2): 251–261 (3 Jun. 2014)
A new forest-dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand
KIRATI KUNYA, AUMPORN PANMONGKOL, OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, MONTRI SUMONTHA, JIRAPORN MEEWASANA, WORAPHOT BUNKHWAMDI & SIRIWAT DANGSRI
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Article
Zootaxa 3796 (2): 201–236 (19 May 2014)
A new mountain lizard from Montes de León (NW Iberian Peninsula): Iberolacerta monticola astur ssp. nov. (Squamata: Lacertidae)
OSCAR J. ARRIBAS, PEDRO GALÁN, NÚRIA REMÓN & HORACIO NAVEIRA
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (5): 523–548 (15 May 2014)
A revision of African helmeted terrapins (Testudines: Pelomedusidae: Pelomedusa), with descriptions of six new species
ALICE PETZOLD, MARIO VARGAS-RAMÍREZ, CHRISTIAN KEHLMAIER, MELITA VAMBERGER, WILLIAM R. BRANCH, LOUIS DU PREEZ, MARGARETHA D. HOFMEYR, LEON MEYER, ALFRED SCHLEICHER, PAVEL ŠIROKÝ & UWE FRITZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (5): 501–522 (15 May 2014)
Disentangling the Pelomedusa complex using type specimens and historical DNA (Testudines: Pelomedusidae)
UWE FRITZ, ALICE PETZOLD, CHRISTIAN KEHLMAIER, CAROLIN KINDLER, PATRICK CAMPBELL, MARGARETHA D. HOFMEYR & WILLIAM R. BRANCH
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (3): 311–326 (13 May 2014)
Taxonomic reassessment of Blanus strauchi (Bedriaga, 1884) (Squamata: Amphisbaenia: Blanidae), with the description of a new species from south-east Anatolia (Turkey)
ROBERTO SINDACO, PANAGIOTIS KORNILIOS, ROBERTO SACCHI & PETROS LYMBERAKIS
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (1): 061–070 (9 May 2014)
New species of salamander (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Cryptotriton) from Quebrada Cataguana, Francisco Morazán, Honduras, with comments on the taxonomic status of Cryptotriton wakei
JAMES R. MCCRANIE & SEAN M. ROVITO
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (1): 045–060 (9 May 2014)
A new species of lizard in the genus Caledoniscincus (Reptilia: Scincidae) from far northwest New Caledonia
ROSS A. SADLIER, ANTHONY H. WHITAKER, PERRY L.WOOD, JR. & AARON M. BAUER
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3794 (2): 299–300 (6 May 2014)
‘Googleology’ revisited: an additional tool for preventing zoological homonymy
MARTYN E. Y. LOW & PETER K. L. NG
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (2): 254–262 (6 May 2014)
The phylogenetic position of the Critically Endangered Saint Croix ground lizard Ameiva polops: revisiting molecular systematics of West Indian Ameiva
LUIS A. HURTADO, CARLOS A. SANTAMARIA & LEE A. FITZGERALD
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (1): 134–142 (5 May 2014)
On the identity of Chironius flavolineatus (Serpentes: Colubridae)
BRENO HAMDAN, STEFANO SCALI & DANIEL SILVA FERNANDES
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (1): 125–133 (5 May 2014)
Anolis boulengerianus Thominot, 1887, a senior synonym of Anolis isthmicus Fitch, 1978 (Squamata: Dactyloidae)
ADRIÁN NIETO-MONTES DE OCA, GUNTHER KÖHLER & MANUEL FERIA-ORTIZ
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Article
Zootaxa 3794 (1): 001–051 (5 May 2014)
Systematics of the Podarcis hispanicus complex (Sauria, Lacertidae) III: valid nomina of the western and central Iberian forms
PHILIPPE GENIEZ, PAULO SÁ-SOUSA, CLAUDE P. GUILLAUME, ALEXANDRE CLUCHIER & PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET
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Article
Zootaxa 3793 (1): 099–118 (28 Apr. 2014)
A new lizard of the Phymaturus genus (Squamata: Liolaemidae) from Sierra Grande, northeastern Patagonia, Argentina
Luciano Javier Avila, CRISTIAN hERNÁN FULVIO PÉREZ, IGNACIO MINOLI & Mariana Morando
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (2): 141–165 (9 Apr. 2014)
Taxonomic assessment of Alligator Snapping Turtles (Chelydridae: Macrochelys), with the description of two new species from the southeastern United States
TRAVIS M. THOMAS, MICHAEL C. GRANATOSKY, JASON R. BOURQUE, KENNETH L. KRYSKO,
PAUL E. MOLER, TONY GAMBLE, ERIC SUAREZ, ERIN LEONE, KEVIN M. ENGE & JOE ROMAN

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Zootaxa 3790 (3): 439–450 (22 Apr. 2014)
A new species of bunchgrass lizard (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae) from the southern sky islands of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico
JARED A. GRUMMER & ROBERT W. BRYSON, JR.
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (5): 557–573 (14 Apr. 2014)
On the systematics of Trimeresurus labialis Fitzinger in Steindachner, 1867,
a pitviper from the Nicobar Islands (India), with revalidation of Trimeresurus mutabilis Stoliczka, 1870 (Squamata, Viperidae, Crotalinae)
GERNOT VOGEL, PATRICK DAVID & S. R. CHANDRAMOULI
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (4): 401–422 (11 Apr. 2014)
A reappraisal of Notohypshilophodon comodorensis (Ornithischia: Ornithopoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina
LUCIO M. IBIRICU, RUBÉN D. MARTÍNEZ, MARCELO LUNA & GABRIEL A. CASAL
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (3): 359–381 (10 Apr. 2014)
The phylogenetic relationships of three new species of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from poorly explored regions in northeastern Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., SHAHRUL ANUAR, EVAN S. H. QUAH,
MOHD ABDUL MUIN, MAKETAB MOHAMED, CHAN KIN ONN, ALEXANDRA X. SUMARLI, ARIEL I. LOREDO & HEATHER M. HEINZ

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Zootaxa 3785 (4): 589–599 (7 Apr. 2014)
A new small karst-dwelling species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Java, Indonesia
AWAL RIYANTO, AARON M. BAUER & Donan Satria Yudha

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Zootaxa 3785 (4): 518–532 (7 Apr. 2014)
A new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khanh Hoa Province, southern Vietnam
NICOLE SCHNEIDER, TRUNG MY PHUNG, MINH DUC LE, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN
& THOMAS ZIEGLER

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (3): 469–480 (4 Apr. 2014)
A new Andean species of Philodryas (Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae) from Ecuador
Hussam Zaher, Juan C. Arredondo, Jorge H. Valencia, Ernesto Arbeláez,
Miguel T. Rodrigues & Marco Altamirano-Benavides

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (2): 201–216 (3 Apr. 2014)
A new green anole lizard of the "Dactyloa" clade (Squamata: Dactyloidae) from the Magdalena river valley of Colombia
JULIÁN A. VELASCO & JUAN PABLO HURTADO-GÓMEZ

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Zootaxa 3785 (1): 059–078 (2 Apr. 2014)
A new species of the genus Calotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from high elevations of the Knuckles Massif of Sri Lanka
A. A. THASUN AMARASINGHE, D. M. S. SURANJAN KARUNARATHNA, JAKOB HALLERMANN,
JUNICHI FUJINUMA, HEINZ GRILLITSCH & PATRICK D. CAMPBELL

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Zootaxa 3784 (1): 048–066 (26 Mar. 2014)
DNA barcoding of Vietnamese bent-toed geckos (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) and the description of a new species
SANG NGOC NGUYEN, JUN-XIAO YANG, THANH-NGAN THI LE, LUAN THANH NGUYEN,
NIKOLAI L. ORLOV, CHUNG VAN HOANG, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, JIE-QIONG JIN, DING-QI RAO, THAO NGOC HOANG, JING CHE, ROBERT W. MURPHY & YA-PING ZHANG

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Zootaxa 3774 (4): 381–394 (7 Mar. 2014)
Cyrts in the city: A new Bent-toed Gecko (Genus Cyrtodactylus) is the only endemic species of vertebrate from Batu Caves, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., CHAN KIN ONN, SHAHRUL ANUAR
& MOHD ABDUL MUIN

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Zootaxa 3774 (2): 201–257 (6 Mar. 2014)
Characters of external morphology used in Anolis taxonomy—Definition of terms, advice on usage, and illustrated examples
GUNTHER KÖHLER

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Zootaxa 3774 (2): 165–182 (5 Mar. 2014)
A new species of the genus Opisthotropis Günther, 1872 from northern Laos (Squamata: Natricidae)
Alexandre TEYNIé, Anne Lottier, Patrick DAVID, Truong Quang Nguyen & Gernot VOGEL

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Article 
Zootaxa 3774 (1): 045–056 (5 Mar. 2014)
A new Andean lizard of the genus Potamites (Sauria, Gymnophthalmidae) from Manu National Park, southeastern Peru
GERMÁN CHÁVEZ & ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI

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Article 
Zootaxa 3768 (2): 139–158 (25 Feb. 2014)
Molecular and morphological assessment of Varanus pilbarensis (Squamata: Varanidae), with a description of a new species from the southern Pilbara, Western Australia
BRAD MARYAN,, PAUL M. OLIVER, ALISON J. FITCH & MORGAN O’CONNELL

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Zootaxa 3765 (5): 469–480 (20 Feb. 2014)
A new species of the genus Rhabdophis Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Guangdong Province, southern China
GUANG-XIANG ZHU, YING-YONG WANG, HIROHIKO TAKEUCHI & ER-MI ZHAO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3765 (4): 317–338 (19 Feb. 2014)
The high-level classification of skinks (Reptilia, Squamata, Scincomorpha)
S. BLAIR HEDGES

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Article
Zootaxa 3764 (3): 347–363 (11 Feb. 2014)
A third new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) 
from Ba Den Mountain,
Tay Ninh Province, southern Vietnam
TRUNG MY PHUNG, MONA VAN SCHINGEN, THOMAS ZIEGLER 
& Truong QUang Nguyen

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Article
Zootaxa 3764 (3): 240–278 (11 Feb. 2014)
A new aetosaur from the Upper Triassic of the Santa Maria Formation, southern Brazil
LÚCIO ROBERTO-DA-SILVA, JULIA B. DESOJO, SÉRGIO F. CABREIRA, ALEX S. S. AIRES, RODRIGO T. MÜLLER, CRISTIAN P. PACHECO & SÉRGIO DIAS-DA-SILVA
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Article
Zootaxa 3760 (4): 539–552 (04 Feb. 2014)

A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 
1860 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ba Na–Nui Chua 
Nature Reserve, Central Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI, L. LEE GRISMER, PHAM HONG THAI
& P. L. Wood, Jr.

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Article
Zootaxa 3760 (1): 067–078 (23 Jan. 2014)
A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus Bleeker, 1860 
(Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northwestern Thailand
L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR. & MICHAEL COTA
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Article
Zootaxa 3760 (1): 054–066 (30 Jan. 2014)
A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) 
from Khammouane Province, Laos
VINH QUANG LUU, THOMAS CALAME, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, 
Truong QUang Nguyen & THOMAS ZIEGLER

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3759 (1): 001–074 (30 Jan. 2014)
Abelisauridae (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Late 
Jurassic of Portugal and dentition-based phylogeny as 
a contribution for the identification of isolated theropod teeth
Christophe Hendrickx & Octávio Mateus
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Article
Zootaxa 3755 (6): 584–594 (28 Jan. 2014)
Cyrtodactylus khelangensis, a new cave-dwelling Bent-toed 
Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Lampang Province, 
northern Thailand
OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS, MONTRI SUMONTHA,  
NONN PANITVONG &
VARAWUT VARAGUTTANONDA

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Article
Zootaxa 3755 (6): 573–583 (28 Jan. 2014)
Cyrtodactylus samroiyot, a new limestone-dwelling Bent-toed 
Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, 
peninsular Thailand
OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS & MONTRI SUMONTHA

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Article
Zootaxa 3755 (5): 477–484 (24 Jan. 2014)
DNA barcoding assessment of genetic variation in two widespread skinks 
from Madagascar, Trachylepis elegans and T. gravenhorstii (Squamata: Scincidae)
Miguel Vences, Alexandra Lima, Aurélien Miralles & Frank Glaw
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Article
Zootaxa 3755 (5): 447–456 (24 Jan. 2014)
A new species of insular Rock Gecko (Genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) 
from the Bidong Archipelago, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., AMIRRUDIN B. AHMAD, 
ALEXANDRA S.-I. SUMARLI, JESSIKA J. VAZQUEZ, LUKMAN H. B. ISMAIL, 
RONALD NANCE,
MUHAMMAD AFIF B. MOHD-AMIN, 
MOHAMAD N. A. B. OTHMAN, SYED A. RIZAIJESSIKA,
MARIA KUSS, MATTHEW MURDOCH & ANTHONY COBOS
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Article 
Zootaxa 3755 (5): 434–446 (24 Jan. 2014)
A new species of karst forest-adapted Bent-toed Gecko 
(genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) belonging to the C. sworderi 
complex from a threatened karst forest in Perak, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, DAICUS M. BELABUT, EVAN S. H. QUAH, 
CHAN KIN ONN, PERRY L. WOOD, JR.
& ROSLI HASIM
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Article
Zootaxa 3755 (3): 273–286 (22 Jan. 2014)
Cnemaspis rammalensis sp. nov., Sri Lanka’s largest day-gecko  
(Sauria: Gekkonidae: Cnemaspis) from Rammalakanda Man and 
Biosphere Reserve in southern Sri Lanka
DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA, M. D. GEHAN RAJEEV, 
NETHU WICKRAMASINGHE,
SAMANTHA SURANJAN FERNANDO 
& L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE & L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3755 (1): 096–100 (20 Jan. 2014)
New data on the morphology and distribution of the enigmatic Schouteden’s sun snake, 
Helophis schoutedeni
(de Witte, 1922) from the Congo Basin
ZOLTÁN T. NAGY, VÁCLAV GVOŽDÍK, DANNY MEIRTE,
MARCEL COLLET & 
OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (5): 453–468 (09 Jan. 2014)
A new species of pine anole from the Sierra Madre del Sur in Oaxaca, Mexico (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae: Anolis)

GUNTHER KÖHLER, RAÚL GÓMEZ TREJO PÉREZ, CLAUS BO P. PETERSEN &
FAUSTO R. MENDEZ DE LA CRUZ
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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (2): 167–176 (06 Jan. 2014)
A new six-pored Amphisbaena (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from the coastal zone of northeast Brazil

IGOR JOVENTINO ROBERTO, LUCAS B. M. BRITO & ROBSON W. ÁVILA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (1): 047–058 (03 Jan. 2014)
A new species of spiny-tailed iguanid lizard (Iguania: Stenocercus) from northwestern Peru
PABLO J. VENEGAS, LOURDES Y. ECHEVARRIA & SILVANA C. ALVAREZ

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2013

Article
Zootaxa 3750 (5): 465–493 (23 Dec. 2013)
A molecular phylogeny of the African plated lizards, genus Gerrhosaurus Wiegmann, 1828 (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae), with the description of two new genera

MICHAEL F. BATES, KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY, SHELLEY EDWARDS, ZOË DAVIDS,
JESSICA M. DA SILVA & WILLIAM R. BRANCH
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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3750 (1): 100 (17 Dec. 2013)
JESSE EASTER (2013) A new name for the oviraptorid dinosaur "Ingenia" yanshini (Barsbold, 1981; preoccupied by Gerlach, 1957). Zootaxa, 3737(2): 184–190.

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3746 (4): 600 (13 Dec. 2013)
Erratum: RANDALL L NYDAM, DANIEL J. CHURE & SUSAN E. EVANS (2013) Schillerosaurus gen. nov., a replacement name for the lizard genus Schilleria Evans and Chure, 1999 a junior homonym of Schilleria Dahl, 1907. Zootaxa, 3736 (1): 099–100.
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Article 
Zootaxa 3746 (3): 439–453 (12 Dec. 2013)
The "Rhampholeon uluguruensis complex" (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) and the taxonomic status of the pygmy chameleons in Tanzania
MAKDA FISSEHA, JEAN MARIAUX & MICHELE MENEGON

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Article 
Zootaxa 3746 (3): 463–472 (12 Dec. 2013)
A new species of karst-adapted Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from a threatened karst region in Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., MAKETAB MOHAMED, KIN ONN CHAN,
HEATHER M. HEINZ, ALEX S-I. SUMARLI, JACOB A. CHAN & ARIEL I. LOREDO
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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (4): 449–468 (6 Dec. 2013)
New species of Stenodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Sharqiyah Sands in northeastern Oman

MARGARITA METALLINOU & SALVADOR CARRANZA

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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (2): 263–295 (4 Dec. 2013)
Two new endemic species of Ameiva (Squamata: Teiidae) from the dry forest of northwestern Peru and additional information on Ameiva concolor Ruthven, 1924

CLAUDIA KOCH, PABLO J. VENEGAS, DENNIS RÖDDER,
MORRIS FLECKS & WOLFGANG BÖHME
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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (1): 035–048 (3 Dec. 2013)
Morphological variation and affinities of the poorly known snake
Atractus caxiuana (Serpentes: Dipsadidae)
PAULO PASSOS, LUCIANA O. RAMOS, PEDRO H. PINNA & ANA L. C. PRUDENTE

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Article 
Zootaxa 3737 (4): 399–414 (21 Nov. 2013)
Phylogeny of the Cyrtodactylus irregularis species complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Vietnam with the description of two new species
SANG NGOC NGUYEN, THANH-NGAN THI LE, THI ANH DAO TRAN, NIKOLAI L. ORLOV,
AMY LATHROP, ROSS D. MACCULLOCH, THUY-DUONG THI LE, JIE-QIONG JIN, LUAN THANH NGUYEN, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, DAT DUC HOANG, JING CHE, ROBERT W. MURPHY & YA-PING ZHANG
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Article 
Zootaxa 3737 (3): 280–288 (20 Nov. 2013)
Description of a new Tiger Snake (Colubridae, Telescopus ) from south-western Africa
WULF D. HAACKE

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Article 
Zootaxa 3737 (2): 184–190 (19 Nov. 2013)
A new name for the oviraptorid dinosaur "Ingenia" yanshini (Barsbold, 1981; preoccupied by Gerlach, 1957)
JESSE EASTER

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3736 (1): 099–100 (11 Nov. 2013)
Schillerosaurus gen. nov., a replacement name for the lizard genus Schilleria Evans and Chure, 1999 a junior homonym of Schilleria Dahl, 1907

RANDALL L NYDAM, DANIEL J. CHURE & SUSAN E. EVANS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3736 (1): 089–098 (11 Nov. 2013)
A new species of Hemiphyllodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from northern Vietnam
TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, TANJA LEHMANN, MINH DUC LE,
HA THUY DUONG, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI & THOMAS ZIEGLER
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Article 
Zootaxa 3736 (1): 054–068 (11 Nov. 2013)
Taxonomic revision of the ornate skink (Oligosoma ornatum; Reptilia: Scincidae) species complex from northern New Zealand

GEOFF B. PATTERSON, ROD A. HITCHMOUGH & DAVID G. CHAPPLE

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Article
Zootaxa 3734 (1): 056–062 (4 Nov. 2013)
A new species of Sphenomorphus Fitzinger, 1843 (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) from Vietnam

TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, KHOI VU NGUYEN,
ROBERT WAYNE VAN DEVENDER,
MICHAEL BONKOWSKI & THOMAS ZIEGLER
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Article
Zootaxa 3731 (3): 345–370 (31 Oct. 2013)
Rediscovery of the Earless Microteiid Lizard Anotosaura collaris Amaral, 1933 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae): A redescription complemented by osteological, hemipenial, molecular, karyological, physiological and ecological data
Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Mauro Teixeira Jr., Francisco DAL Vechio,
Renata Cecília Amaro, Carolina NiSA, AGUSTÍN CAMACHO GUERRERO, RoBerta Damasceno, JULIANA GUSSON ROSCITO, Pedro M. Sales Nunes, & Renato Sousa Recoder

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Article
Zootaxa 3722 (3): 385–395 (23 Oct. 2013)
A new skink (Scincidae: Saproscincus) from rocky rainforest habitat on Cape Melville, north-east Australia

CONRAD J. HOSKIN

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Article
Zootaxa 3722 (3): 333–346 (23 Oct. 2013)
A new species of Acanthodactylus Fitzinger 1834 (Sauria: Lacertidae) from southern Iran
NASTARAN HEIDARI, NASRULLAH RASTEGAR POUYANI, ESKANDAR RASTEGAR-POUYANI & MEHDI RAJABIZADEH

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Article
Zootaxa 3722 (3): 317–332 (23 Oct. 2013)
The sexual signals of speciation? A new sexually dimorphic Phymaturus species of the patagonicus clade from Patagonia Argentina

J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO, MANUEL JARA & DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO

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Article
Zootaxa 3722 (3): 301–316 (23 Oct. 2013)
A review of the Cnemidophorus lemniscatus group in Central America (Squamata: Teiidae), with comments on other species in the group
JAMES R. MCCRANIE & S. BLAIR HEDGES

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Article 
Zootaxa 3718 (6): 561–574 (9 Oct. 2013)
A molecular and morphological characterization of Oliver’s parrot snake, Leptophis coeruleodorsus (Squamata: Serpentes: Colubridae) with the description of a new species from Tobago
JOHN C. MURPHY, STEVLAND P. CHARLES, RICHARD M. LEHTINEN & KRISTA L. KOELLER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3717 (4): 543–558 (1 Oct. 2013)
A spectacular new leaf-tailed gecko (Carphodactylidae: Saltuarius) from the Melville Range, north-east Australia
CONRAD J. HOSKIN & PATRICK COUPER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3717 (3): 345–358 (30 Sept. 2013)
A new species of lizard genus Potamites from Ecuador (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae)
MARCO ALTAMIRANO-BENAVIDES, HUSSAM ZAHER, LUCIANA LOBO,
FELIPE GOBBI GRAZZIOTIN, PEDRO MURILO SALES NUNES & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES

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Article
Zootaxa 3716 (3): 349–394 (24 Sept. 2013)
Taxonomic revision of Drymoluber Amaral, 1930 (Serpentes: Colubridae)
HENRIQUE CALDEIRA COSTA, MÁRIO RIBEIRO MOURA & RENATO NEVES FEIO

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Article
Zootaxa 3716 (1): 022–038 (20 Sept. 2013)
A new species of the genus Tropiocolotes Peters, 1880 from western Iran (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae)
VALENTINA KRAUSE, FARAHAM AHMADZADEH, MOSTAFA MOAZENI, Philipp WAGNER &
THOMAS M. WILMS
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Article
Zootaxa 3710 (5): 415–435 (17 Sept. 2013)
A new species of Lygodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) endemic to Mount Namuli, an isolated ‘sky island’ of northern Mozambique
DANIEL M. PORTIK, SCOTT L. TRAVERS, AARON M. BAUER & WILLIAM R. BRANCH

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Article
Zootaxa 3709 (2): 162–176 (4 Sept. 2013)
A new species of Homonota (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) endemic to the hills of Paraje Tres Cerros, Corrientes Province, Argentina
RODRIGO CAJADE, EDUARDO GABRIEL ETCHEPARE, CAMILA FALCIONE, DIEGO ANDRÉS BARRASSO & BLANCA BEATRIZ ALVAREZ

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3710 (1): 099–099 (11 Sept. 2013)
Correction to "Nomenclature of African species of the genus Stenodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae)" by Metallinou and Crochet (2013)
PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET & MARGARITA METALLINOU

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3703 (1): 012–014 (30 Aug. 2013
Order Testudines: 2013 update. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)
UWE FRITZ & PETER HAVAŠ

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Article
Zootaxa 3702 (3): 233–246 (27 Aug. 2013)
A new species of Kukri Snake (Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826; Squamata: Colubridae) from the Cat Tien National Park, southern Vietnam
ANNA B. VASSILIEVA, PETER GEISSLER, EDUARD A. GALOYAN, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV Jr,
ROBERT WAYNE VAN DEVENDER & WOLFGANG BÖHME
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Article
Zootaxa 3701 (5): 473–517 (22 Aug. 2013)
Redescription of Eremiascincus fasciolatus (Günther, 1867) (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) with clarification of its synonyms and the description of a new species
SVEN MECKE, PAUL DOUGHTY & STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN

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Article
Zootaxa 3701 (3): 301–321 (20 Aug. 2013)
A new titanosaur sauropod from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil
ELAINE B. MACHADO, LEONARDO DOS S. AVILLA, WILLIAM R. NAVA, DIOGENES DE A. CAMPOS & ALEXANDER W. A. KELLNER
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Article
Zootaxa 3701 (2): 257–276 (19 Aug. 2013)
Lizard Wears Shades. A Spectacled Sphenomorphus (Squamata: Scincidae), from the Sacred Forests of Mawphlang, Meghalaya, North-east India
ANIRUDDHA DATTA-ROY, INDRANEIL DAS, AARON M. BAUER,
RONALD K. LYNGDOH TRON & PRAVEEN KARANTH
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Article
Zootaxa 3700 (3): 501–533 (15 Aug. 2013)
Systematic revision of the Parvoscincus decipiens (Boulenger, 1894) complex of Philippine forest skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Lygosominae) with descriptions of seven new species
CHARLES W. LINKEM & RAFE M. BROWN

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Article
Zootaxa 3694 (6): 501–524 (8 Aug. 2013)
A new species of lizard in the genus Caledoniscincus (Reptilia: Scincidae) from southern New Caledonia and a review of Caledoniscincus atropunctatus (Roux)
ROSS A. SADLIER, AARON M. BAUER, PERRY L.WOOD, Jr., SARAH A. SMITH
& TODD R. JACKMAN

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Article
Zootaxa 3694 (4): 301–335 (6 Aug. 2013)
On some taxonomically confused species of the genus Amphiesma Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 related to Amphiesma khasiense (Boulenger, 1890) (Squamata, Natricidae)
PATRICK DAVID, GERNOT VOGEL
& JOHAN VAN ROOIJEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3694 (2): 196–200 (2 Aug. 2013)
Second record of the West African hairy bush viper Atheris hirsuta Ernst & Rödel, 2002 (Serpentes: Viperidae)
JOHANNES PENNER, LEGRAND NONO GONWOUO
& MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL
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Article
Zootaxa 3694 (1): 051–058 (1 Aug. 2013)
A new species of Phyllodactylus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Phyllodactylidae) from Isla de Guanaja in the Honduran Bay Islands
JAMES R. MCCRANIE
& S. BLAIR HEDGES
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Article
Zootaxa 3694 (1): 040–050 (1 Aug. 2013)
Two additional new species of Sphaerodactylus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Sphaerodactylidae) from the Honduran Bay Islands
JAMES R. MCCRANIE
& S. BLAIR HEDGES
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Article
Zootaxa 3693 (2): 182–188 (29 Jul. 2013)
Redescription of Phalotris labiomaculatus (Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Elapomorphini), with notes on the taxonomic boundaries within the nasutus group
BRENO HAMDAN, NELSON JORGE DA SILVA JR, HELDER LUCIO RODRIGUES SILVA, CARLOS EDUARDO D. CINTRA & THALES DE LEMA

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Article
Zootaxa 3691 (5): 538–558 (24 Jul. 2013)
A new species of lowland karst dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northwestern Peninsular Malaysia
PERRY L. WOOD, JR., EVAN S.H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR M.S. & MOHD ABDUL MUIN

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Article
Zootaxa 3691 (3): 365–376 (22 Jul. 2013)
Nomenclature of African species of the genus Stenodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
MARGARITA METALLINOU & PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET

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Article
Zootaxa 3686 (4): 432–446 (15 Jul. 2013)
A new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Phu Yen Province, southern Vietnam
THOMAS ZIEGLER, TRUNG MY PHUNG, MINH DUC LE & TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN

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Article
Zootaxa 3686 (2): 183–200 (11 Jul. 2013)
Taxonomic reappraisal of the sphagesaurid crocodyliform Sphagesaurus montealtensis from the Late Cretaceous Adamantina Formation of São Paulo State, Brazil
FABIANO VIDOI IORI, THIAGO DA SILVA MARINHO, ISMAR DE SOUZA CARVALHO & ANTONIO CELSO DE ARRUDA CAMPOS

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3686 (1): 99–100 (10 Jul. 2013)
Erratum: LAUREN M. CHAN, JAMES W. ARCHIE, ANNE D. YODER & LEE A. FITZGERALD (2013) Review of the systematic status of Sceloporus arenicolus Degenhardt and Jones, 1972 with an estimate of divergence time. Zootaxa, 3664(3), 312–320.
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Article
Zootaxa 3683 (2): 117–132 (3 Jul. 2013)
Description of new andean species of the genus Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Argentina 
FERNANDO LOBO, ALEJANDRO LASPIUR & JUAN CARLOS ACOSTA
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Article
Zootaxa 3681 (5): 524–538 (25 Jun. 2013)
A new species of Liolaemus from the darwinii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae), Tucumán province, Argentina
VIVIANA JUÁREZ HEREDIA, CECILIA ROBLES & MONIQUE HALLOY

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Article
Zootaxa 3681 (4): 455–477 (24 Jun. 2013)
The genus Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae) in State of Piauí, northeastern Brazil, with description of a new species
MARCÉLIA BASTO DA SILVA, & TERESA C.S. ÁVILA-PIRES

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Zootaxa 3681 (4): 413–439 (24 Jun. 2013)
A new microendemic species of Tropidurus (Squamata: Tropiduridae)
from southern Brazil and revalidation of Tropidurus catalanensis Gudynas & Skuk, 1983
TOBIAS SARAIVA KUNZ & MÁRCIO BORGES-MARTINS

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Zootaxa 3681 (2): 136–146 (20 Jun. 2013)
A new blind snake (Typhlopidae) from Northeastern Cuba
MICHEL DOMÍNGUEZ, ANSEL FONG G. & MANUEL ITURRIAGA

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Article
Zootaxa 3670 (2): 238–254 (12 Jun. 2013)
Complex phylogeography in Rhinoclemmys melanosterna: conflicting
mitochondrial and nuclear evidence suggests past hybridization (Testudines: Geoemydidae)
MARIO VARGAS-RAMÍREZ, JOHN L. CARR & UWE FRITZ

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Article
Zootaxa 3670 (1): 055–062 (11 Jun. 2013)
A long-lost relic from the Eastern Ghats: Morphology, distribution and habitat of Sepsophis punctatus Beddome, 1870 (Squamata: Scincidae)

ANIRUDDHA DATTA-ROY, PRATYUSH P. MOHAPATRA, SUSHIL K. DUTTA, VARAD B. GIRI, DEEPAK VEERAPPAN, SIMON T. MADDOCK, PRUDHVI RAJ, ISHAN AGARWAL, & PRAVEEN KARANTH

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Article
Zootaxa 3670 (1): 001–032 (11 Jun. 2013)
A morphology-based phylogeny of the Liolaemus alticolor–bibronii group
(Iguania: Liolaemidae)
ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN QUINTEROS

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Article
Zootaxa 3669 (2): 101–114 (6 Jun. 2013)
Taxonomic adjustments in the systematics of the southern African
lacertid lizards (Sauria: Lacertidae)
SHELLEY EDWARDS, WILLIAM R. BRANCH, BIEKE VANHOOYDONCK, ANTHONY HERREL, G. JOHN MEASEY & KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY

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Article
Zootaxa 3664 (4): 537–553 (28 May 2013)
Two new subspecies of the leaf-tailed gecko Phyllurus ossa (Lacertilia: Carphodactylidae) from mid-eastern Queensland, Australia 
PATRICK COUPER & CONRAD J. HOSKIN
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Article
Zootaxa 3664 (4): 505–524 (28 May 2013)
Cryptic speciation within Asthenodipsas vertebralis (Boulenger, 1900) (Squamata: Pareatidae), the description of a new species from Peninsular Malaysia, and the resurrection of A. tropidonotus (Lidth de Jude, 1923) from Sumatra: an integrative taxonomic analysis 
ARIEL I. LOREDO, PERRY L. WOOD, JR., EVAN S. H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR, LEE F. GREER, NORHAYATI AHMAD & L. LEE GRISMER
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Zootaxa 3664 (3): 312–320 (27 May 2013)
Review of the systematic status of Sceloporus arenicolus Degenhardt and Jones, 1972 with an estimate of divergence time 
LAUREN M. CHAN, JAMES W. ARCHIE, ANNE D. YODER & LEE A. FITZGERALD
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Article
Zootaxa 3652 (5): 547–561 (21 May 2013)
The rediscovery of Oplurus bibronii Guichenot, 1848 a valid species of the liolaemid genus Phymaturus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) 
JAIME TRONCOSO-PALACIOS, FERNANDO LOBO, RICHARD ETHERIDGE, JUAN CARLOS ACOSTA & ALEJANDRO LASPIUR
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Article
Zootaxa 3652 (5): 501–518 (21 May 2013)
A new species of the Gekko japonicus group (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the border region between China and Vietnam 
TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, YING-YONG WANG, JIAN-HUAN YANG, TANJA LEHMANN, MINH DUC LE, THOMAS ZIEGLER & MICHAEL BONKOWSKI
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3647 (4): 593–596 (13 May 2013)
The distress call of Caiman crocodilus crocodilus (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae)
in western Amazonia, Brazil
IGOR JOVENTINO ROBERTO & ROBINSON BOTERO-ARIAS

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Zootaxa 3647 (4): 527–540 (13 May 2013)
A new species of the genus Ocadia (Testudines: Geoemydidae) from the middle Miocene of Tanegashima Island, southwestern Japan and its paleogeographic implications 
AKIO TAKAHASHI, KIMIHIKO ŌKI, TAKAHIRO ISHIDO & REN HIRAYAMA
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3646 (5): 600 (07 May 2013)
Erratum: Wang, S., Sun, C., Sullivan, C. & Xu, X. (2013) A new oviraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of southern China. Zootaxa, 3640 (2), 242–257.
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Article
Zootaxa 3646 (3): 289–296 (03 May 2013)
A new species of the genus Opisthotropis Günther, 1872 (Squamata: Colubridae: Natricinae) from Guangdong Province, China 
JIAN-HUAN YANG, YIK-HEI SUNG & BOSCO PUI-LOK CHAN
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3646 (2): 200 (02 May 2013)
Erratum: MAURO TEIXEIRA JR, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, ANTONIO MOLLO NETO, LUCIANA MOREIRA LOBO, LUIS FERNANDO STORTI, RENATO AUGUSTO JUNQUEIRA GAIGA, PEDRO HENRIQUE FREIRE DIAS, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (2013) A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the western Brazilian Amazonia. Zootaxa, 3636(3): 401–420.
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Article
Zootaxa 3640 (2): 242–257 (17 Apr. 2013)
A new oviraptorid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of southern China

SHUO WANG, CHENGKAI SUN, CORWIN SULLIVAN & XING XU

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Zootaxa 3640 (1): 42–56 (16 Apr. 2013)
On the distribution and conservation of the South American lizard genus Tropidurus Wied-Neuwied, 1825 (Squamata: Tropiduridae)

ANDRÉ LUIZ GOMES DE CARVALHO

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3637 (4): 493–497 (12 Apr. 2013)
Description of a second specimen of Leptotyphlops parkeri
(Squamata: Leptotyphlopidae), with comments on its generic placement
JEFF BOUNDY

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Zootaxa 3637 (4): 484–492 (12 Apr. 2013)
Synonyms for some species of Mexican anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae)

ADRIÁN NIETO MONTES DE OCA, STEVEN POE, SIMON SCARPETTA, LEVI GRAY & CARL S. LIEB
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Zootaxa 3637 (2): 158–168 (10 Apr. 2013)
A new species of cat snake (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae: Boiga) from dry forests of eastern Peninsular India 

GERNOT VOGEL & S.R. GANESH

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Zootaxa 3636 (3): 401–420 (5 Apr. 2013)
A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the western Brazilian Amazonia
MAURO TEIXEIRA JR, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, ANTONIO MOLLO NETO, LUCIANA MOREIRA LOBO, LUIS FERNANDO STORTI, RENATO AUGUSTO JUNQUEIRA GAIGA, PEDRO HENRIQUE FREIRE DIAS, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES

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Article 
Zootaxa 3635 (4): 459–475 (28 Mar. 2013)
A new species of Leposoma (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) with four fingers from the Atlantic Forest central corridor in Bahia, Brazil
MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., RENATO SOUSA RECODER, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO, ROBERTA DAMASCENO & KATIA CRISTINA MACHADO PELLEGRINO

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Article 
Zootaxa 3635 (3): 275–285 (27 Mar. 2013)
Cyrtodactylus sanook (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling gecko from Chumphon Province, southern Thailand

OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS, MONTRI SUMONTHA, ALICE LATINNE & L. LEE GRISMER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3630 (2): 317–332 (20 Mar. 2013)
Resolving an enigma by integrative taxonomy: Madagascarophis fuchsi (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae), a new opisthoglyphous and microendemic snake from northern Madagascar
FRANK GLAW, CHRISTOPH KUCHARZEWSKI, JÖRN KÖHLER, MIGUEL VENCES & ZOLTÁN T. NAGY

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Article 
Zootaxa 3626 (4): 401–428 (15 Mar. 2013)
External morphology and osteology of Darevskia rudis (Bedriaga, 1886),
with a taxonomic revision of the Pontic and Small-Caucasus populations (Squamata: Lacertidae)
OSCAR ARRIBAS, ÇET
İN ILGAZ, YUSUF KUMLUTAŞ, SALİH HAKAN DURMUŞ, AZİZ AVCI & NAZAN ÜZÜM
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3626 (2): 295–299 (13 Mar. 2013)
1986 Redux: New genera of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) are unwarranted
STEVEN POE

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Zootaxa 3626 (1): 1–54 (12 Mar. 2013)
Distribution and variation of the giant alpha anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae) of the genus Dactyloa in the highlands of western Panama, with the description of a new species formerly referred to as D. microtus
SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT, ANDREAS HERTZ, JOE-FELIX BIENENTREU & GUNTHER KÖHLER

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3620 (3): 500 (7 Mar. 2013)
Erratum: Chelséa B. Johnson, Evan Quah, S. H., Shahrul Anuar, M. A. Muin, Perry L. Wood, Jr., Jesse L. Grismer, Lee F. Greer, Chan Kin Onn, Norhayati Ahmad, Aaron M. Bauer & L. Lee Grismer (2012) Phylogeography, geographic variation, and taxonomy of the Bent-toed Gecko Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus Taylor, 1962 from Peninsular Malaysia with the description of a new swamp dwelling species. Zootaxa, 3406, 39–58.
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Article 
Zootaxa 3620 (2): 245–259 (6 Mar. 2013)
A lost species or the loss of stripes? The case of Contomastix lizards from Cabo Polonio, Uruguay, with observations on C. lacertoides (Duméril & Bibron)
and Cnemidophorus grandensis Cope (Squamata, Teiidae)
CLAUDIO BORTEIRO, FRANCISCO KOLENC, CARLOS PRIGIONI, MARIANA L. LYRA & DIEGO BALDO

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Zootaxa 3619 (4): 428–452 (1 Mar. 2013)
Liolaemus carlosgarini and Liolaemus riodamas (Squamata: Liolaemidae), two new species of lizards lacking precloacal pores, from Andean areas of central Chile
DAMIEN ESQUERRÉ, HERMAN NÚÑEZ & JOSÉ ALEJANDRO SCOLARO

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Zootaxa 3619 (1): 59–69 (26 Feb. 2013)
Deep Divergences within Liolaemus nigroviridis (Squamata, Liolaemidae) Lineages Associated with Sky Islands in Central Chile
FRANCO CIANFERONI, ROMINA P. YÁÑEZ, R. EDUARDO PALMA, CARLOS F. GARIN & FERNANDO TORRES-PÉREZ

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Zootaxa 3619 (1): 46–58 (26 Feb. 2013)
The reptile type specimens preserved in the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (CSIC) of Madrid, Spain
TERESA GARCÍA-DÍEZ & JOSÉ E. GONZÁLEZ-FERNÁNDEZ

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Zootaxa 3616 (3): 201–238 (20 Feb. 2013)
Checklist of lizards and amphisbaenians of Argentina: an update
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ & MARIANA MORANDO

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Zootaxa 3616 (2): 173–189 (19 Feb. 2013)
A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Eastern Brazilian Cerrado, and data on its ecology, physiology and behavior
MAURO TEIXEIRA JR, RENATO SOUSA RECODER, AGUSTÍN CAMACHO, MARCO AURÉLIO DE SENA, CARLOS ARTURO NAVAS & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES

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Zootaxa 3616 (2): 151–164 (19 Feb. 2013)
Cyrtodactylus dati, a new forest dwelling Bent-toed Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3609 (5): 520 (1 Feb. 2013)
Erratum: Andrew T. McDonald, Eduardo Espílez, Luis Mampel, James I. Kirkland & Luis Alcalá (2012) An unusual new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Teruel, Spain. Zootaxa, 3595, 61–76.
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Zootaxa 3609 (3): 291–301 (30 Jan. 2013)
A new species of arboreal iguanid lizard, genus Stenocercus (Squamata: Iguania), from central Peru
PABLO J. VENEGAS, VILMA DURAN & KARLA GARCIA-BURNEO

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Zootaxa 3608 (4): 221–238 (21 Jan. 2013)
Molecular phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus rothi complex and a new species of lizard from Auca Mahuida Volcano (Squamata: Liolaemini)
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, MELISA OLAVE, CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3599 (4): 400 (8 Jan. 2013)
Erratum: AWAL RIYANTO (2012) Cyrtodactylus hikidai sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae): a new bent toed gecko from Mount Ranai, Bunguran island, Indonesia. Zootaxa, 3583, 22–30.
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Article
Zootaxa 3599 (4): 301–324 (8 Jan. 2013)
A preliminary phylogeny of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) with taxonomic implications 
AARON M. BAUER, RAFAQAT MASROOR, JAMES TITUS-MCQUILLAN, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE, JUAN D. DAZA & TODD R. JACKMAN
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Zootaxa 3599 (3): 246–260 (7 Jan. 2013)
A new species of the genus Calotes Cuvier, 1817 (Squamata: Agamidae) from southern Vietnam
TIMO HARTMANN, PETER GEISSLER, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV, Jr., FLORA IHLOW, EDUARD A. GALOYAN, DENNIS RÖDDER & WOLFGANG BÖHME

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Article
Zootaxa 3595: 61–76 (21 Dec. 2012) 10 plates; 67 references             Accepted: 31 Oct. 2012
An unusual new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Teruel, Spain 
ANDREW T. MCDONALD (USA), EDUARDO ESPÍLEZ (Spain), LUIS MAMPEL (Spain), JAMES I. KIRKLAND (Spain) & LUIS ALCALÁ (USA)

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Zootaxa 3583: 22–30 (13 Dec. 2012) 4 plates; 20 references               Accepted: 13 Nov. 2012
Cyrtodactylus hikidai sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae): a new bent toed gecko from Mount Ranai, Bunguran island, Indonesia 
AWAL RIYANTO (Indonesia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3575: 63–77 (7 Dec. 2012) 6 plates; 57 references                Accepted: 1 Nov. 2012
Taxonomic validity of Mesoclemmys heliostemma (McCord, Joseph-Ouni & Lamar, 2001) (Testudines, Chelidae) inferred from morphological analysis 
FLAVIO B. MOLINA, FABIO A. MACHADO & HUSSAM ZAHER (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3572: 43–54 (5 Dec. 2012) 6 plates; 63 references             Accepted: 24 Oct. 2012
A new species of Amphisbaena Linnaeus (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) from the state of Maranhão, northern Brazilian Cerrado 
JERRIANE O. GOMES & ADRIANO O. MACIEL (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3565: 44–54 (28 Nov. 2012) 5 plates; 15 references                Accepted: 29 Oct. 2012
A new montane species of Cercosaura (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Colombia, with notes on the distribution of the genus 
TIFFANY M. DOAN & WILLIAM W. LAMAR (USA)

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Zootaxa 3560: 1–31 (23 Nov. 2012) 4 plates; 55 references                  Accepted: 27 Aug. 2012
Detection of Crocodylus mindorensis x Crocodylus porosus (Crocodylidae) hybrids in a Philippine crocodile systematics analysis 
JOHN ARIES G. TABORA (Philippines), MA. RHEYDA P. HINLO (New Zealand), CAROLYN A. BAILEY (USA), RUNHUA LEI (USA), CAYETANO C. POMARES (Philippines), GLENN REBONG (Philippines), MERLIJN VAN WEERD (the Netherlands), SHANNON E. ENGBERG (USA), RICK A. BRENNEMAN (USA) & EDWARD E. LOUIS, JR. (USA)

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Zootaxa 3556: 39–54 (20 Nov. 2012) 7 plates; 24 references               Accepted: 16 Oct. 2012
A new species of Diporiphora from the Goneaway Tablelands of Western Queensland 
PATRICK COUPER, JANE MELVILLE, ANGUS EMMOTT AND STEPHANIE N. J. CHAPPLE (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3551: 82–88 (16 Nov. 2012) 2 plates; 30 references              Accepted: 17 Oct. 2012
Taxonomic status of two enigmatic Mexican anoles: Anolis cumingii Peters 1863 and Anolis guentherii Bocourt 1873 (Reptilia, Squamata, Dactyloidae) 
GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3550: 1–25 (15 Nov. 2012) 14 plates; 78 references                Accepted: 17 Oct. 2012
Reappraisal of the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor (Cope 1885) and Amphisbaena albocingulata Boettger 1885 (Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae) 
RENATA PEREZ, SÍRIA RIBEIRO & MÁRCIO BORGES-MARTINS (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3546: 1–28 (12 Nov. 2012) 13 plates; 24 references              Accepted: 16 Oct. 2012
Description of two new Carlia species (Reptilia: Scincidae) from north-east Australia, elevation of Carlia pectoralis inconnexa Ingram & Covacevich 1989 to full species status, and redescription of Carlia pectoralis (de Vis 1884) 
CONRAD J. HOSKIN & PATRICK J. COUPER (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3522: 61–72 (19 Oct. 2012) 8 plates; 15 references               Accepted: 18 Sept. 2012
A new forest-dwelling gecko from Phuket Island, Southern Thailand, related to Cyrtodactylus macrotuberculatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) 
MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand) , OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), KIRATI KUNYA (Thailand), AWAT NITIKUL (Thailand), PHAMON SAMPHANTHAMIT (Thailand) & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)

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Zootaxa 3520: 1–55 (18 Oct. 2012) 19 plates; 70 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
A phylogeny and taxonomy of the Thai-Malay Peninsula Bent-toed Geckos of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae): combined morphological and molecular analyses with descriptions of seven new species 
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), PERRY L. WOOD, JR. (USA), EVAN S. H. QUAH (Malaysia), SHAHRUL ANUAR (Malaysia), MOHD. ABDUL MUIN (Malaysia), MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia), AARON M. BAUER (USA), SANSAREEYA WANGKULANGKUL (Thailand), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA) & OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 3518: 66–78 (16 Oct. 2012) 6 plates; 24 references                 Accepted: 18 Sept. 2012
A strikingly polychromatic new species of Gonatodes (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from northern Venezuela 
CARLOS RIVERO-BLANCO (Venezuela) & WALTER E. SCHARGEL (USA)

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Zootaxa 3518: 1–24 (16 Oct. 2012) 19 plates; 25 references                  Accepted: 20 Aug. 2012
Taxonomic assessment of Diporiphora (Reptilia: Agamidae) dragon lizards from the western arid zone of Australia 
PAUL DOUGHTY, LUKE KEALLEY & JANE MELVILLE (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3513: 68–78 (10 Oct. 2012) 7 plates; 8 references                  Accepted: 18 Sept. 2012
A new species of Parachute Gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: genus Ptychozoon) from Kaeng Krachan National Park, western Thailand 
MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand), OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), KIRATI KUNYA (Thailand), CHAIWAT LIMLIKHITAKSORN (Thailand), SIRICHAI RUKSUE (Thailand), APIRAT TAOKRATOK (Thailand), MICHEL ANSERMET (Switzerland) & LAWAN CHANHOME (Thailand)

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Zootaxa 3513: 1–50 (10 Oct. 2012) 29 plates; 100 references                 Accepted: 14 Sept. 2012
Systematics of the Dendrophidion nuchale complex (Serpentes: Colubridae) with the description of a new species from Central America 
JOHN E. CADLE & JAY M. SAVAGE (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3512: 42–52 (10 Oct. 2012) 3 plates; 44 references                 Accepted: 11 Sept. 2012
Taxonomy of Epictia munoai (Orejas-Miranda, 1961) (Squamata: Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) 
BÁRBARA CRISTINA S. FRANCISCO, ROBERTA R. PINTO & DANIEL S. FERNANDES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3505: 67–74 (3 Oct. 2012) 3 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 18 Sept. 2012
Genetic and morphological evidence on the species validity of Gekko melli Vogt, 1922 with notes on its diagnosis and range extension (Squamata: Gekkonidae) 
JIAN-HUAN YANG, YING-YONG WANG, TIAN-DU ZHANG, YAN-JUN SUN 
& SHI-SHI LIN (China)

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Zootaxa 3498: 45–62 (26 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 25 references                  Accepted: 22 Aug. 2012
A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from northern Vietnam, southern China and central Laos 
PATRICK DAVID (France), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), TAO THIEN NGUYEN (Vietnam), KE JIANG (China), TIANBO CHEN (China), ALEXANDRE TEYNIÉ (France) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3492: 65–76 (20 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 24 references                  Accepted: 28 Aug. 2012
Two new species of geckos from Honduras and resurrection of Sphaerodactylus continentalis Werner from the synonymy of Sphaerodactylus millepunctatus Hallowell (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonoidea, Sphaerodactylidae) 
JAMES R. MCCRANIE & S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)

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Zootaxa 3490: 63–74 (19 Sept. 2012) 17 plates; 37 references                  Accepted: 18 Jul. 2012
Description of a new pygmy chameleon (Chamaeleonidae: Brookesia) from central Madagascar 
ANGELICA CROTTINI (Portugal), AURÉLIEN MIRALLES (Germany), FRANK GLAW (Germany), D. JAMES HARRIS (Portugal), ALEXANDRA LIMA (Portugal) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3490: 1–29 (19 Sept. 2012) 05 plates; 31 references                    Accepted: 26 Jul. 2012
On the identity of the type species of Sphenomorphus (Squamata: Scincidae): Lygosoma melanopogon Duméril and Bibron 1839, with a note on a new scalation character of the pes in Sphenomorphus 
GLENN M. SHEA (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3485: 26–40 (17 Sept. 2012) 5 plates; 31 references                   Accepted: 14 Aug. 2012
A new species of Sibon (Squamata: Colubroidea: Dipsadidae) from the Cordillera Central of western Panama, with comments on other species of the genus in the area 
SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT, ANDREAS HERTZ & GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 3484: 1–34 (14 Sept. 2012) 10 plates; 363 references                  Accepted: 7 Aug. 2012  
The dog-faced water snakes, a revision of the genus Cerberus Cuvier, (Squamata, Serpentes, Homalopsidae), with the description of a new species
JOHN C. MURPHY, HAROLD K. VORIS & DARYL R. KARNS (USA)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3480: 88 (12 Sept. 2012)
Erratum: KIRSTEN E. NICHOLSON, BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE (2012) It is time for a new classification of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Zootaxa, 3477, 1–108.

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3477: 1–108 (10 Sept. 2012) 43 plates; 183 references                   Accepted: 17 May 2012   
It is time for a new classification of anoles (Squamata: Dactyloidae)
KIRSTEN E. NICHOLSON, BRIAN I. CROTHER, CRAIG GUYER & JAY M. SAVAGE

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3473: 1–60 (7 Sept. 2012) 47 plates; 92 references                 Accepted: 17 May 2012   
A revision of the species group of Xenochrophis piscator (Schneider, 1799) (Squamata: Natricidae)
Gernot VOGEL & Patrick DAVID

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Zootaxa 3459: 1–156 (7 Sept. 2012) 78 plates; 187 references                 Accepted: 4 Jul. 2012   
Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata)
MICHAEL B. HARVEY, GABRIEL N. UGUETO & RONALD L. GUTBERLET, Jr.

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Article
Zootaxa 3451: 31–45 (4 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 31 references                     Accepted: 18 Jul. 2012
A new species of Coryphophylax Fitzinger in: Steindachner, 1867 (Sauria: Iguania: Agamidae) from the Andaman Islands, India
S. HARIKRISHNAN (India), KARTHIKEYAN VASUDEVAN (India), S. R. CHANDRAMOULI (India), B. C. CHOUDHURY (India), SUSHIL KUMAR DUTTA (India) & INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia)

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Zootaxa 3451: 17–30 (4 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 39 references                     Accepted: 4 Jul. 2012
A new species of Phymaturus of the patagonicus clade (Squamata, Liolaemidae) from isolated plateau of southwestern Rio Negro Province, Argentina
JOSÉ ALEJANDRO SCOLARO, FAUSTO MÉNDEZ DE LA CRUZ & NORA R. IBARGÜENGOYTÍA (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 3437: 5 1–68 (24 Aug. 2012) 11 plates; 53 references                   Accepted: 29 Jun. 2012
A new species of coralsnake of the genus Calliophis (Squamata: Elapidae) from the west coast of peninsular India
ERIC N. SMITH (USA), HEMANT OGALE (India), V. DEEPAK (India) & VARAD B. GIRI (India)

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Zootaxa 3436: 1–23 (23 Aug. 2012) 9 plates; 70 references                       Accepted: 22 Jun. 2012
A new cryptic species allied to Plestiodon japonicus (Peters, 1864) (Squamata: Scincidae) from eastern Japan, and diagnoses of the new species and two parapatric congeners based on morphology and DNA barcode
TAKU OKAMOTO & TSUTOMU HIKIDA (Japan)

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Zootaxa 3431: 19–36 (21 Aug. 2012) 9 plates; 31 references                    Accepted: 9 Jul. 2012
A new species of Homonota (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) from the Ventania mountain range, Southeastern Pampas, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ, IGNACIO MINOLI & MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 3431: 1–18 (21 Aug. 2012) 6 plates; 80 references                    Accepted: 19 Jun. 2012
Aipysurus mosaicus, a new species of egg-eating sea snake (Elapidae: Hydrophiinae), with a redescription of Aipysurus eydouxii (Gray, 1849)
KATE L. SANDERS (Australia), ARNE R. RASMUSSEN (Denmark), JOHAN ELMBERG (Sweden), MUMPUNI (Indonesia), MICHAEL GUINEA (Australia), PETER BLIAS (Australia), MICHAEL S.Y. LEE (Australia) & BRYAN G. FRY (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3407: 1–21 (2 Aug. 2012) 13 plates; 57 references                       Accepted: 13 Jun. 2012
Morphological variation, polymorphism, and Taxonomy of the Atractus torquatus complex (Serpentes: Dipsadidae)
PAULO PASSOS & ANA L. C. PRUDENTE (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3406: 39–58 (1 Aug. 2012) 8 plates; 30 references                       Accepted: 18 May 2012
Phylogeography, geographic variation, and taxonomy of the Bent-toed Gecko Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus Taylor, 1962 from Peninsular Malaysia with the description of a new swamp dwelling species
CHELSÉA B. JOHNSON (USA), EVAN QUAH, S. H. (Malaysia), SHAHRUL ANUAR (Malaysia), M. A. MUIN (Malaysia), PERRY L. WOOD, JR. (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), LEE F. GREER (USA), CHAN KIN ONN (USA), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia), AARON M. BAUER (USA) & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)

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Zootaxa 3404: 1–52 (31 Jul. 2012) 22 plates; 158 references                  Accepted: 28 May 2012
Revision of the giant geckos of New Caledonia (Reptilia: Diplodactylidae: Rhacodactylus)
AARON M. BAUER (USA), TODD R. JACKMAN (USA), ROSS A. SADLIER (Australia) & ANTHONY H. WHITAKER (New Zealand)

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Zootaxa 3395: 18–32 (23 Jul. 2012) 5 plates; 20 references                  Accepted: 24 May 2012
Schweigger’s (1812) chelonian types from the extinct eighteenth century Portuguese “Royal cabinet of natural history of Ajuda”: some contributions for their identification and nomenclatural implications
LUIS M. P. CERÍACO (Portugal) & ROGER BOUR (France)

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Article
Zootaxa 3392: 35–46 (18 Jul. 2012) 9 plates; 41 references                      Accepted: 18 May 2012
A new species of Dendrelaphis Boulenger, 1890 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Thailand and Myanmar
GERNOT VOGEL (Germany), JOHAN VAN ROOIJEN (The Netherlands) & SJON HAUSER (Thailand)

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Zootaxa 3391: 1–22 (18 Jul. 2012) 6 plates; 78 references                        Accepted: 17 May 2012
A new species of chameleon (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the Aberdare Mountains in the central highlands of Kenya
JAN STIPALA (UK), NICOLA LUTZMANN (Germany), PATRICK K. MALONZA (Kenya), PAUL WILKINSON (UK), BRENDAN GODLEY (UK), JOASH NYAMACHE (Kenya) & MATTHEW R. EVANS (UK)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3390: 65–67 (17 Jul. 2012) 0 plate; 44 references                       Accepted: 16 May 2012
Intellagama lesueurii (Gray, 1831), the correct binomial combination for the Australian Eastern Water Dragon (Sauria, Agamidae)
ANDREW P. AMEY, PATRICK J. COUPER & GLENN M. SHEA (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3390: 1–18 (17 Jul. 2012) 7 plates; 45 references                     Accepted: 15 May 2012
Molecular phylogeny and morphological revision of the Ctenotus labillardieri (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) species group and a new species of immediate conservation concern in the southwestern Australian biodiversity hotspot
GEOFFREY M. KAY & J. SCOTT KEOGH (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3388: 41–55 (13Jul. 2012) 4 plates; 49 references                  Accepted: 21 May 2012
A new species of kukri snake (Colubridae: Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826) from the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, Cardamom Mountains, southwest Cambodia
THY NEANG (Cambodia), L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & JENNIFER C. DALTRY (UK)

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Zootaxa 3378: 1–95 (4 Jul. 2012) 33 plates; 126 references                 Accepted: 7 May 2012   
A review of the geckos of the genus Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Oman based on morphology, mitochondrial and nuclear data, with descriptions of eight new species
SALVADOR CARRANZA & EDWIN NICHOLAS ARNOLD
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Zootaxa 3359: 17–30 (28 Jun 2012) 15 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 7 May 2012
Rediscovery of the Sri Lankan ‘house gecko’ Hemidactylus pieresii Kelaart
(Reptilia: Gekkonidae) with a redescription of Hemidactylus depressus Gray
SUDESH BATUWITA (Sri Lanka) & ROHAN PETHIYAGODA (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3348: 1–23 (15 Jun. 2012) 13 plates; 73 references                  Accepted: 10 Apr. 2012
Evidence for the recognition of two species of Anolis formerly referred to as A. tropidogaster (Squamata: Dactyloidae)
GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany), ABEL BATISTA (Germany), MILAN VESELY (Czech Republic),
MARCOS PONCE (Panama), ARCADIO CARRIZO (Germany) & SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT (Germany)
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Zootaxa 3339: 57–68 (8 Jun. 2012) 4 plates; 17 references                  Accepted: 30 Apr. 2012
A new species of Plestiodon (Squamata: Scincidae) from Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, México
MANUEL FERIA-ORTIZ & URI OMAR GARCÍA-VÁZQUEZ (Mexico)

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Zootaxa 3325: 53–58 (25 May 2012) 4 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 16 Apr. 2012
Description of the second known specimen of Apostolepis intermedia (Serpentes, Colubridae, Xenodontinae)
NELSON RUFINO DE ALBUQUERQUE & THALES DE LEMA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3325: 37–52 (25 May 2012) 7 plates; 44 references                  Accepted: 12 Apr. 2012
A new species of lizard of the Liolaemus elongatus clade (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemini) from Curi Leuvu River Valley, northern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina), CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ (Argentina),
 
CINTIA DEBORA MEDINA (Argentina), JACK WALTER SITES, JR (USA) 
& MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 3315: 1–41 (16 May 2012) 13 plates; 74 references                  Accepted: 2 Mar. 2012
Morphological diversity and phylogenetic relationships within a South-American clade of iguanian lizards (Liolaemidae: Phymaturus)
FERNANDO LOBO, CRISTIAN ABDALA & SOLEDAD VALDECANTOS (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 3304: 43–53 (8 May 2012) 2 plates; 30 references                  Accepted: 27 Mar. 2012
On the status of Trimeresurus monticola meridionalis Bourret, 1935 (Squamata: Viperidae)
PATRICK DAVID (France) & GERNOT VOGEL (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3302: 1–24 (7 May 2012) 9 plates; 53 references                  Accepted: 5 Mar. 2012
Two new cryptic species of the Cyrtodactylus irregularis complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam
ROMAN NAZAROV (Russia), NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV (Russia), NIKOLAI L. ORLOV (Russia),
TRUNG MY PHUNG (Vietnam), TAO THIEN NGUYEN (Vietnam), DUC MINH HOANG (Vietnam)
& THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 3301: 34–60 (4 May 2012) 20 plates; 70 references                  Accepted: 13 Mar. 2012
From the far reaches of Patagonia: new phylogenetic analyses and description of two new species of the Liolaemus fitzingerii clade (Iguania: Liolaemidae)
CRISTIAN SIMÓN ABDALA, JUAN MANUEL DÍAZ GÓMEZ
& VIVIANA ISABEL JUAREZ HEREDIA (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 3288: 1–244 (30 Apr. 2012) 96 plates; 292 references                 Accepted: 27 Feb. 2012   
A new skink fauna from Caribbean islands (Squamata, Mabuyidae, Mabuyinae)
S. BLAIR HEDGES & CAITLIN E. CONN
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Article
Zootaxa 3280: 56–66 (26 Apr. 2012) 4 plates; 52 references                  Accepted: 20 Mar. 2012
Genetic and shell-shape analyses of Orlitia borneensis (Testudines: Geoemydidae) reveal limited divergence among founders of the European zoo population
KLÁRA PALUP
ČÍKOVÁ (Czech Republic), BARBORA SOMEROVÁ (Czech Republic), 
TOMÁŠ PROTIVA
(Czech Republic), IVAN REHÁK (Czech Republic), 
PETR VELENSKÝ (Czech Republic), PAVEL HULVA
(Czech Republic), 
DANNY GUNALEN (Indonesia) & DANIEL FRYNTA (Czech Republic)

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Zootaxa 3272: 1–25 (19 Apr. 2012) 16 plates; 66 references                  Accepted: 6 Mar. 2012
A revision of the taxonomy of Dendrelaphis caudolineatus (Gray, 1834) (Serpentes: Colubridae)
JOHAN VAN ROOIJEN (The Netherlands) & GERNOT VOGEL (Germany)
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Zootaxa 3266: 62–68 (11 Apr. 2012) 3 plates; 15 references                  Accepted:12 Mar. 2012
A new species of Sibon (Squamata: Colubridae) from the mountains of eastern Guatemala 
SEAN M. ROVITO (USA), THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS (USA) 
& CARLOS R. VÁSQUEZ-ALMAZÁN (Mexico)

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Zootaxa 3257: 22–37 (4 Apr. 2012) 3 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 13 Feb. 2012
A preliminary assessment of the Nactus pelagicus species group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in New Guinea and a new species from the Admiralty Islands 
GEORGE R. ZUG & ROBERT N. FISHER (USA)
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Zootaxa 3243: 1–28 (22 Mar. 2012) 16 plates; 22 references                  Accepted: 30 Jan. 2012
A revision of Strophurus taenicauda (Squamata; Diplodactylidae) with the description of two new subspecies from central Queensland and a southerly range extension 
DANNY BROWN, JESSICA WORTHINGTON WILMER & STEWART MACDONALD (Australia)
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Zootaxa 3233: 37–51 (14 Mar. 2012) 6 plates; 42 references                  Accepted: 18 Jan. 2012
Phylogeography of Dasia Gray, 1830 (Reptilia: Scincidae), with the description of a new species from southern India 
S. HARIKRISHNAN (India), KARTHIKEYAN VASUDEVAN (India), ANSLEM DE SILVA (Sri Landa), V. DEEPAK (India), NILADRI BHUSAN KAR (India), ROHIT NANIWADEKAR (India), ALBERT LALREMRUATA (India), K. REBEKAH PRASOONA (India) 
& RAMESH K AGGARWAL (India)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3229: 47–57 (9 Mar. 2012) 5 plates; 24 references                   Accepted: 23 Jan. 2012
A new species of scincid lizard in the genus Caledoniscincus (Reptilia: Scincidae) from northwest New Caledonia 
ROSS A. SADLIER (Australia), TONY WHITAKER (New Zealand), PERRY L.WOOD, JR. (USA) & AARON M. BAUER (USA)

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Zootaxa 3228: 48–60 (9 Mar. 2012) 5 plates; 62 references                  Accepted: 30 Jan. 2012
A new endemic species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tho Chu Island, southwestern Vietnam. 
VAN TRI NGO (Vietnam) & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)
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Zootaxa 3221: 26–36 (5 Mar. 2012) 3 plates; 38 references                  Accepted: 16 Jan. 2012
The phylogenetic position of Chalcides ocellatus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Yemen and Somalia
BRIAN R. LAVIN & THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS (USA)
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Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 (29 Feb. 2012) 10 plates; 446 references                  Accepted: 7 Oct. 2011   
Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist
GILSON A. RIVAS, CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, 
CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS4 & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK

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Article 
Zootaxa 3208: 1–26 (27 Feb. 2012) 11 plates; 166 references                  Accepted: 13 Jan. 2012
The masked water snakes of the genus Homalopsis Kuhl & van Hasselt, 1822 (Squamata, Serpentes, Homalopsidae), with the description of a new species 
JOHN C. MURPHY (USA), HAROLD K. VORIS (USA), B.H.C.K. MURTHY (India), JOSHUA TRAUB (USA) & CHRISTINA CUMBERBATCH (UK)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3205: 4 1–52 (24 Feb. 2012) 8 plates; 28 references                     Accepted: 16 Jan. 2012
A new species of sand racer, Psammodromus (Squamata: Lacertidae), from the Western Iberian Peninsula 
PATRICK S. FITZE (Spain), VIRGINIA GONZALEZ-JIMENA (Spain), LUIS M. SAN-JOSE (Spain), DIEGO SAN MAURO (UK) & RAFAEL ZARDOYA (Spain)
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Zootaxa 3204: 20–30 (23 Feb. 2012) 3 plates; 20 references                     Accepted: 6 Jan. 2012
A new species of Coleodactylus Parker, 1926 (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil 

UBIRATAN GONÇALVES, SELMA TORQUATO, GABRIEL SKUK & GEORGE DE ARAÚJO SENA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3201: 58–68 (21 Feb. 2012) 3 plates; 22 references                     Accepted: 6 Jan. 2012
A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Nias, Indonesia 

PATRICK DAVID (France) & GERNOT VOGEL (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3201: 45–57 (21 Feb. 2012) 4 plates; 44 references                     Accepted: 3 Jan. 2012
Hydrophis donaldi (Elapidae, Hydrophiinae), a highly distinctive new species of sea snake from northern Australia 

KANISHKA D. B. UKUWELA, KATE L. SANDERS & BRYAN G. FRY (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3200: 27–48 (21 Feb. 2012) 12 plate; 56 references                     Accepted: 22 Dec. 2011
Discovered in historical collections: Two new Japalura species (Squamata: Sauria: Agamidae) from Yulong Snow Mountains, Lijiang Prefecture, Yunnan, PR China 

ULRICH MANTHEY (Germany), WOLFGANG DENZER (UK), HOU MIAN (China) 
& WANG XIAOHE (China)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3199: 66–68 (20 Feb. 2012) 0 plate; 26 references                     Accepted: 3 Jan. 2012
Taxonomic corrections of certain verified non-indigenous reptiles from Florida reported by Krysko et al. (2011) 
KENNETH L. KRYSKO, LOUIS A. SOMMA, MICHAEL R. ROCHFORD, CHRISTOPHER R. GILLETTE, KEVIN M. ENGE & DANIEL CUEVA (USA)
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Zootaxa 3190: 56–68 (10 Feb. 2012) 5 plate; 43 references                           Accepted: 3 Jan. 2011
A new species of the genus Lygosoma Hardwicke & Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Scincidae) from northeastern Cambodia, with an updated identification key to the genus Lygosoma in mainland Southeast Asia
PETER GEISSLER (Germany), TIMO HARTMANN (Germany) & THY NEANG (Combodia)

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Zootaxa 3187: 33–42 (9 Feb. 2012) 6 plate; 57 references                         Accepted: 22 Dec. 2011
A new bent-toed gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from the Kimberley region, Western Australia
AARON M. BAUER (USA) & PAUL DOUGHTY (Australia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3178: 57–62 (31 Jan. 2012) 1 plate; 27 references                           Accepted: 6 Dec. 2011
Molecular evidence on the systematic position of the lance-headed pitviper Protobothrops maolanensis Yang et al., 2011
QIN LIU (China), EDWARD A. MYERS (USA), GUANG H. ZHONG (China), JIAN HU (China),
 
HUI ZHAO (China) & PENG GUO (China)

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Zootaxa 3172: 39–54 (25 Jan. 2012) 7 plates; 31 references                          Accepted: 02 Dec. 2011

The unexpected discovery of blind snakes (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) in
Micronesia: two new species of Ramphotyphlops from the Caroline Islands
ADDISON H. WYNN (USA), ROBERT P. REYNOLDS (USA), DONALD W. BUDEN (FSM), MARJORIE FALANRUW (FSM) & BRIAN LYNCH (FSM)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3166: 1–33 (19 Jan. 2012) 20 plates; 63 references                      Accepted: 15 Nov. 2011
A new aetosaur genus (Archosauria: Pseudosuchia) from the early Late Triassic of southern Brazil
JULIA B. DESOJO, MARTÍN D. EZCURRA, & EDIO E. KISCHLAT (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3163: 1–32 (17 Jan. 2012) 16 plates; 74 references                           Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011
Taxonomic study and morphology based phylogeny of the patagonic clade Liolaemus melanops group (Iguania: Liolaemidae), with the description of three new taxa
ABDALA C. S., R. V. SEMHAN, D. L. MORENO AZOCAR, M. BONINO, M. M. PAZ & F. CRUZ (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3158: 1–19 (12 Jan. 2012) 5 plate; 63 references                           Accepted: 10 Oct. 2011
A new rhamphorhynchid (Pterosauria: Rhamphorhynchidae) from the Middle/Upper Jurassic of Qinglong, Hebei Province, China
JUNCHANG LÜ (China), DAVID M. UNWIN (UK), BO ZHAO (China), CHUNLING GAO (China) & CAIZHI
SHEN (China)
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2011

Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 61–62 (23 Dec. 2011
Order Testudines Batsch, 1788. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness
UWE FRITZ
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 3146: 1–63 (23 Dec. 2011) 28 plates; 168 references                     Accepted: 02 Nov. 2011
Revision of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Australia
GLENN SHEA, PATRICK COUPER, JESSICA WORTHINGTON WILMER & ANDREW AMEY
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Article
Zootaxa 3129: 51–61 (14 Dec. 2011) 6 plates; 22 references                     Accepted: 02 Nov. 2011
Another new Gekko species (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from southern Vietnam
TRUNG MY PHUNG (Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 3129: 39–50 (14 Dec. 2011) 5 plates; 32 references                     Accepted: 02 Nov. 2011
A new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Huong Son limestone forest, Hanoi, northern Vietnam
VINH QUANG LUU (Vietnam), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), HUY QUANG DO (Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 3125: 51–63 (09 Dec. 2011) 5 plates; 65 references                        Accepted: 02 Nov. 2011
A new karstic cave-dwelling Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Northern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & CHAN KIN ONN (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 3123: 32–48 (08 Dec. 2011) 5 plates; 62 references                           Accepted: 18 Oct. 2011
New species of lizard from the magellanicus clade of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae) from southern Patagonia
MARIA FLORENCIA BREITMAN (Argentina), CRISTIAN HERNÁN FULVIO PÉREZ (Argentina), MICAELA PARRA (Argentina), MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina), JACK WALTER SITES, JR. (USA) & LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 3120: 43–54 (06 Dec. 2011) 07 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 11 Oct. 2011
Description of a new and critically endangered species of Atheris (Serpentes: Viperidae) from the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, with an overview of the country’s tree viper fauna
MICHELE MENEGON (UK), TIM R.B. DAVENPORT (Tanzania) & KIM M. HOWELL (Tanzania)

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Article
Zootaxa 3120: 29–42 (06 Dec. 2011) 09 plates; 08 references                         Accepted: 17 Oct. 2011
A new species of anole related to Anolis altae from Volcán Tenorio, Costa Rica (Reptilia, Squamata, Polychrotidae)
GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 3120: 01–28 (06 Dec. 2011) 08 plates; 71 references                         Accepted: 18 Oct. 2011
Two new species of lizards from the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae) from southern Patagonia
MARIA FLORENCIA BREITMAN (Argentina), MICAELA PARRA (Argentina), CRISTIAN HERNÁN FULVIO PÉREZ (Argentina) & JACK WALTER SITES, JR (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3114: 57–62 (30 Nov. 2011) 04 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011
Eremias papenfussi sp. nov., a new lacertid lizard (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Tehran Province, Iran
OMID MOZAFFARI (Iran), FARAHAM AHMADZADEH (Germany) & JAMES F. PARHAM (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3111: 67–68 (28 Nov. 2011) 0 plates; 6 references                         Accepted: 18 Oct. 2011
The name-bearing type of Oligodon quadrilineatus (Jan & Sordelli, 1865) (Squamata: Colubridae)
PATRICK DAVID (France) , GERNOT VOGEL (Germany), JOHAN VAN ROOIJEN (The Netherlands)
& LAURE PIERRE (France)
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Article
Zootaxa 3109: 39–48 (24 Nov. 2011) 06 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 17 Oct. 2011
A distinctive new species of wood lizard (Hoplocercinae, Enyalioides) from the Yanachaga Chemillen National Park in central Peru
PABLO J. VENEGAS, VILMA DURAN, CAROLL Z. LANDAURO & LESLY LUJAN (Peru)

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Article
Zootaxa 3098: 26–46 (15 Nov. 2011) 8 plates; 35 references                         Accepted: 14 Sep. 2011
Systematics of north African Agama (Reptilia: Agamidae): a new species from the central Saharan mountains
PHILIPPE GENIEZ (France), JOSÉ M. PADIAL (USA) & PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET (France)

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Article
Zootaxa 3092: 1–25 (07 Nov. 2011) 12 plates; 49 references                         Accepted: 10 Oct. 2011
Hemipenial morphology in the North American snake genus Phyllorhynchus (Serpentes: Colubridae), with a review of and comparisons with natricid hemipenes
JOHN E. CADLE (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3085: 1–33 (31 Oct. 2011) 12 plates; 89 references                         Accepted: 03 Oct. 2011
A new sauropod (Macronaria, Titanosauria) from the Adamantina Formation, Bauru Group, Upper Cretaceous of Brazil and the phylogenetic relationships of Aeolosaurini
RODRIGO M. SANTUCCI & ANTONIO C. DE ARRUDA-CAMPOS (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3042: 37–67 (27 Sep. 2011) 4 plates; 82 references                         Accepted: 29 Aug. 2011
Taxonomic revision of Hemidactylus brookii Gray: a re-examination of the type series and some Asian synonyms, and a discussion of the obscure species Hemidactylus subtriedrus Jerdon (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) 
STEPHEN MAHONY (India)

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Article
Zootaxa 3037: 37–44 (21 Sep. 2011) 3 plates; 19 references                         Accepted: 24 Aug. 2011
A new species of Tantilla of the taeniata species group (Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae, Colubrinae) from northeastern Honduras 
JAMES R. MCCRANIE (USA)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3028: 1–64 (15 Sep. 2011) 14 plates; 317 references               Accepted: 02 Aug. 2011
Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages 
KENNETH L. KRYSKO, JOSEPH P. BURGESS, MICHAEL R. ROCHFORD, CHRISTOPHER R. GILLETTE, DANIEL CUEVA, KEVIN M. ENGE, LOUIS A. SOMMA, JENNIFER L. STABILE, DUSTIN C. SMITH, JOSEPH A. WASILEWSKI, GUY N. KIECKHEFER III, MICHAEL C. GRANATOSKY & STUART V. NIELSEN
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3027: 63–64 (14 Sep. 2011) 0 plates; 16 references                         Accepted: 25 Aug 2011
The type species of the threadsnake genus Tricheilostoma Jan revisited (Squamata, Leptotyphlopidae) 
S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 3022: 39–57 (12 Sep. 2011) 9 plates; 42 references                         Accepted: 01 Aug. 2011
A new leaf tailed gecko species from northern Madagascar with a preliminary assessment of molecular and morphological variability in the Uroplatus ebenaui group 
FANOMEZANA MIHAJA RATSOAVINA (Germany), EDWARD E. LOUIS JR. (USA), ANGELICA CROTTINI (Germany), ROGER-DANIEL RANDRIANIAINA (Germany), FRANK GLAW (Germany) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 3022: 1–21 (12 Sep. 2011) 11 plates; 47 references                         Accepted: 01 Jul. 2011
Two new species of Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae) of the C. ocellifer group, from Bahia, Brazil 
FEDERICO ARIAS (Argentina), CELSO MORATO DE CARVALHO (Brazil), MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil) & HUSSAM ZAHER (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 3018: 1–12 (08 Sep. 2011) 6 plates; 18 references                         Accepted: 01 Aug. 2011
A new species of the genus Gonatodes Fitzinger, 1843 (Reptilia: Sphaerodactylidae) from central Guyana, northern South America 
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3015: 66–68 (06 Sep. 2011) 1 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 02 Aug 2011
Misconceptions about the taxonomy and distribution of Caiman crocodilus chiapasius and C. crocodilus fuscus (Reptilia: Crocodylia: Alligatoridae) 
ARMANDO H. ESCOBEDO-GALVÁN, FABIO G. CUPUL-MAGAÑA & JULIÁN A. VELASCO (Mexico)
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Article
Zootaxa 3015: 6 1–65 (06 Sep. 2011) 2 plates; 16 references                         Accepted: 01 Aug. 2011
Taxonomic status of Anolis baccatus Bocourt 1873 (Reptilia, Squamata, Polychrotidae) 
GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 3010: 31–46 (31 Aug. 2011) 5 plates; 40 references                         Accepted: 1 Aug. 2011
A new species of Liolaemus (Squamata, Iguania, Liolaemini) endemic to the Auca Mahuida volcano, northwestern Patagonia, Argentina 
LORENA ELIZABETH MARTINEZ (Argentina), LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina), CRISTIAN HER-NAN FULVIO PEREZ (Argentina), DANIEL ROBERTO PEREZ (Argentina), JACK W. SITES, JR. (USA) & MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 3010: 20–30 (31 Aug. 2011) 6 plates; 31 references                         Accepted: 12 May 2011
A new species of Underwoodisaurus (Squamata: Gekkota: Carphodactylidae) from the Pilbara region of Western Australia 
PAUL DOUGHTY & PAUL M. OLIVER (Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 3002: 1–16 (24 Aug. 2011) 6 plates; 72 references                         Accepted: 1 Jul. 2011
A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae) from the highlands of northwest Kenya JAN STIPALA (UK), NICOLA LUTZMÁNN (Germany), PATRICK K. MALONZA (Kenya), LUCA BORGH-ESIO (USA), PAUL WILKINSON (UK), BRENDAN GODLEY (UK), MATTHEW R. EVANS (UK)
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Article
Zootaxa 3001: 57–64 (23 Aug. 2011) 2 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 22 Jul. 2011
Systematics and molecular phylogenetics of Asian snail-eating snakes (Pareatidae) 
YUHONG GUO (China), YUNKE WU (USA), SHUNPING HE (China), HAITAO SHI (China) & ERMI ZHAO (China)
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Article
Zootaxa 2992: 1–51 (11 Aug. 2011) 4 plates; 83 references                     Accepted: 3 May 2011
On the need to follow rigorously the Rules of the Code for the subsequent designation of a nucleospecies (type species) for a nominal genus which lacked one: the case of the nominal genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Reptilia: Squamata: Viperidae) 
PATRICK DAVID (France), GERNOT VOGEL (Germany) & ALAIN DUBOIS (France)

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Article
Zootaxa 2989: 1–50 (09 Aug. 2011) 14 plates; 278 references                     Accepted: 30 May 2011
Phylogeny, taxonomy, and zoogeography of the genus Gekko Laurenti, 1768 with the revalidation of G. reevesii Gray, 1831 (Sauria: Gekkonidae)
HERBERT RÖSLER (Germany), AARON M. BAUER (USA), MATTHEW P. HEINICKE (USA), ELI
GREENBAUM (USA), TODD JACKMAN (USA), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2982: 59–68 (02 Aug. 2011) 5 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 30 Jun. 2011
A new species of the genus Lycodon (Squamata, Colubridae) from Sichuan Province, China 
JUN ZHANG (China), KE JIANG, GERNOT VOGEL (Germany) & DINGQI RAO (China)

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Article
Zootaxa 2982: 40–48 (02 Aug. 2011) 5 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 23 May 2011
Deciphering the cryptic species diversity of dull-coloured day geckos Phelsuma (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar, with description of a new species 
ANGELICA CROTTINI (Germany), PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING (Germany), FRANK GLAW (Ger-many), D. JAMES HARRIS (Portugal), ALEXANDRA LIMA (Portugal) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Zootaxa 2968: 26–38 (18 Jul. 2011) 7 plates; 32 references                         Accepted: 30 May 2011
A new species of the Liolaemus darwinii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Salta Province, Argentina
CRISTIAN SIMÓN ABDALA, ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN QUINTEROS, FEDERICO ARIAS, SABRINA PORTELLI
& ANTONIO PALAVECINO (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 2963: 1–47 (12 Jul. 2011) 26 plates; 76 references                         Accepted: 23 May 2011
A new specimen of Chasmosaurus belli (Ornithischia: Ceratopsidae), a revision of the genus, and the utility of postcrania in the taxonomy and systematics of ceratopsid dinosaurs
SUSANNAH C. R. MAIDMENT & PAUL M. BARRETT (UK)
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Article
Zootaxa 2942: 57–68 (06 Jul. 2011) 5 plates; 32 references                       Accepted: 30 May 2011
New species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ankarafantsika National Park in north-western Madagascar
AARON M. BAUER (USA), FRANK GLAW (Germany), PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING (Germany) &
MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2936: 59–68 (01 Jul. 2011) 3 plates; 40 references                         Accepted: 20 Jun. 2011
A new species of pitviper of the genus Protobothrops from China (Squamata: Viperidae)
JIAN-HUAN YANG (P.R. China), NIKOLAI L. ORLOV (Russia) & YING-YONG WANG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 2930: 60–68 (27 Jun. 2011) 6 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 30 May 2011
A new species of Tropidurus (Squamata, Tropiduridae) of the semitaeniatus group from a semiarid area in Northeastern Brazil
DANIEL CUNHA PASSOS, DANIEL CASSIANO LIMA & DIVA MARIA BORGES-NOJOSA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2930: 22–32 (27 Jun. 2011) 5 plates; 23 references                         Accepted: 21 Apr. 2011
A new species of bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus, Gekkonidae) from the North Papuan Mountains
PAUL OLIVER (Australia), KELIOPAS KREY (Indonesia), MUMPUNI (Indonesia) & STEPHEN RICHARDS
(Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2930: 1–21 (27 Jun. 2011) 9 plates; 72 references                         Accepted: 23 May 2011
A new species of karst dwelling Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northwestern Laos
NICOLE SCHNEIDER (Germany), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland),
PHOUTHONE KINGSADA (Laos), MARKUS AUER (Germany) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2924: 22–32 (20 Jun. 2011) 7 plates; 15 references                         Accepted: 30 May 2011
A new species of angular-toed gecko, genus Cyrtopodion (Squamata: Gekkonidae), from southern Iran
FARAHAM AHMADZADEH (Iran), MORRIS FLECKS (Germany), FARHANG TORKI (Iran) & WOLFGANG
BÖHME (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2924: 1–21 (20 Jun. 2011) 9 plates; 33 references                         Accepted: 30 May 2011
Two new mountain lizard species of the Phymaturus genus (Squamata: Iguania) from northwestern Patagonia, Argentina
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ, DANIEL ROBERTO PEREZ & MARIANA
MORANDO (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 2918: 47–67 (14 Jun. 2011) 8 plates; 37 references                         Accepted: 03 May 2011
A new large and colorful skink of the genus Amphiglossus from Madagascar revealed by morphology and multilocus molecular study
AURÉLIEN MIRALLES (Germany), ACHILLE P. RASELIMANANA (Madagascar), DOMOINA RAKOTOMALALA
(Madagascar), MIGUEL VENCES (Germany) & DAVID R. VIEITES (Spain)
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Article
Zootaxa 2918: 1–14 (14 Jun. 2011) 7 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 12 Apr. 2011
A new genus and species of cryptic Asian green pitviper (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from southwest China
PENG GUO & YUEZHAO WANG (P.R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 2894: 58–68 (27 May 2011) 6 plates; 24   references                      Accepted: 3 May 2011
Review of the genus Dopasia Gray, 1853 (Squamata: Anguidae) in the Indochina subregion
TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany), TAO THIEN NGUYEN (Vietnam),
QUYET KHAC LE (Vietnam), KRISTIAN ROBERT PAHL (Germany), TANJA HAUS (Germany) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 2894: 21–38 (27 May 2011) 6 plates; 45 references                      Accepted: 21 Apr. 2011
High genetic differentiation within the Hemidactylus turcicus complex (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in the Levant, with comments on the phylogeny and systematics of the genus
JI
ŘÍ MORAVEC (Czech Republic), LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL (Czech Republic), ZUAIR S. AMR (Jordan), DAVID JANDZIK (Slovakia), JIŘÍ ŠMÍD (Czech Republic) & VÁCLAV GVOŽDÍK (Czech Republic)
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Article
Zootaxa 2894: 1–20 (27 May 2011) 12 plates; 65 references                     Accepted: 14 Mar. 2011
Sea snakes (Serpentes: subfamilies Hydrophiinae and Laticaudinae) in Vietnam: a comprehensive checklist and an updated identification key
ARNE REDSTED RASMUSSEN (Denmark), JOHAN ELMBERG (Sweden), PETER GRAVLUND (Denmark)
& IVAN INEICH (France)
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Article
Zootaxa 2890: 53–64 (25 May 2011) 5 plates; 29 references                      Accepted: 21 Apr. 2011
Gekko canaensis sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new gecko from Southern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & TONY GAMBLE (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2881: 51–68 (17 May 2011) 8 plates; 13 references                       Accepted: 21 Apr. 2011
Two new species of Rhinophis Hemprich (Serpentes: Uropeltidae) from Sri Lanka
DAVID J. GOWER (UK) & KALANA MADUWAGE (Sri Lanka)

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Article
Zootaxa 2876: 1–16 (12 May 2011) 7 plates; 32 references                        Accepted: 25 Feb. 2011
A molecular phylogeny of the “Madascincus polleni species complex”, with description of a new species of scincid lizard from the coastal dune area of northern Madagascar
AURÉLIEN MIRALLES, JÖRN KÖHLER, FRANK GLAW & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 2871: 19–42 (9 May 2011) 11 plates; 78 references                      Accepted: 14 Mar. 2011
Campinasuchus dinizi gen. et sp. nov., a new Late Cretaceous baurusuchid (Crocodyliformes) from the Bauru Basin, Brazil
ISMAR DE SOUZA CARVALHO (Brazil), VICENTE DE PAULA ANTUNES TEIXEIRA (Brazil), MARA
LÚCIA DA FONSECA FERRAZ (Brazil), LUIZ CARLOS BORGES RIBEIRO (Brazil), AGUSTÍN GUILLERMO MARTINELLI (Brazil), FRANCISCO MACEDO NETO (Brazil), JOSEPH J. W. SERTICH (USA), GABRIEL CARDOSO CUNHA (Brazil), ISABELLA CARDOSO CUNHA (Brazil) & PATRÍCIA FONSECA FERRAZ (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2869: 1–36 (6 May 2011) 16 plates; 56 references                        Accepted: 28 Mar. 2011
Taxonomic revision of the geckos of the Gonatodes concinnatus complex (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae), with description of two new species
MARCELO JOSÉ STURARO & TERESA C.S. AVILA-PIRES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2838: 65–78 (29 Apr. 2011) 4 plates; 47 references                       Accepted: 5 Jan. 2011
A new bent-toed gecko of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Reptilia, Gekkonidae) from Mount Tompotika, eastern peninsula of Sulawesi, Indonesia
DJOKO T. ISKANDAR, ANGGA RACHMANSAH & UMILAELA (Indonesia)

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Zootaxa 2834: 33–46 (27 Apr. 2011) 5 plates; 54 references                      Accepted: 28 Mar. 2011
Cyrtodactylus martini, another new karst-dwelling Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Northwestern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam)

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Zootaxa 2833: 29–40 (27 Apr. 2011) 5 plates; 41 references                       Accepted: 28 Mar. 2011
A new species of the genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 from central Laos (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
PATRICK DAVID (France), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), NICOLE SCHNEIDER (Germany) &
THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 2828: 58–68 (21 Apr. 2011) 3 plates; 36 references                       Accepted: 2 Feb. 2011
A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, southwestern Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia
THY NEANG (Cambodia), JEREMY HOLDEN (Cambodia), TOBY EASTOE (Cambodia), RATHEA SENG
(Cambodia), SAVENG ITH (Cambodia) & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)
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Zootaxa 2827: 54–68 (21 Apr. 2011) 10 plates; 55 references                     Accepted: 10 Mar. 2011
A new specimen of the theropod dinosaur Baryonyx from the early Cretaceous of Portugal and taxonomic validity of Suchosaurus
OCTÁVIO MATEUS, RICARDO ARAÚJO, CARLOS NATÁRIO & RUI CASTANHINHA (Portugal)

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Article
Zootaxa 2826: 1–44 (20 Apr. 2011) 22 plates; 111 references                        Accepted: 2 Feb. 2011
Annotated checklist and distribution of the Socotran Archipelago Herpetofauna
(Reptilia)
EDOARDO RAZZETTI (Italy), ROBERTO SINDACO (Italy), CRISTINA GRIECO (Italy), FRANCESCA
PELLA (Italy), UGO ZILIANI (Italy), FABIO PUPIN (Italy), ELISA RISERVATO (Italy), DANIELE PELLITTERI-ROSA (Italy), LUCA BUTIKOFER (Italy), AHMED SAEED SULEIMAN (Yemen), BADAR AWADH AL-ASEILY (Yemen), CATERINA CARUGATI (Italy), ELEONORA BONCOMPAGNI (Italy) & MAURO FASOLA (Italy)
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Zootaxa 2809: 20–32 (5 Apr. 2011) 7 plates; 30 references                           Accepted: 21 Feb. 2011
On the species identities of a complex Liolaemus fauna from the Altiplano and Atacama Desert: insights on Liolaemus stolzmanni, L. reichei, L. jamesi pachecoi, and L. poconchilensis (Squamata: Liolaemidae)
ROBERTO LANGSTROTH P. (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2807: 29–40 (1 Apr. 2011) 5 plates; 21 references                        Accepted: 15 Feb. 2011
A new species of the genus Lycodon (Boie, 1826) from the southwestern mountains of China (Squamata: Colubridae)
GERNOT VOGEL (Germany) & JIAN LUO (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 2799: 29–40 (24 Mar. 2011) 7 plates; 25 references                     Accepted: 24 Feb. 2011
Peninsular Malaysia’s first limbless lizard: a new species of skink of the genus
Larutia (Böhme) from Pulau Pinang with a phylogeny of the genus
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), EVAN QUAH SENG HUAT (Malaysia), CAMERON D. SILER (USA), CHAN, K.O. (Malaysia), PERRY L. WOOD, JR. (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), SHAHRUL ANUAR MOHD SAH
(Malaysia) & NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia)
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Zootaxa 2799: 1–14 (24 Mar. 2011) 5 plates; 61 references                       Accepted: 14 Feb. 2011
On some taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Indian species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae)
PATRICK DAVID (France), INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia) & GERNOT VOGEL (Germany)

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Zootaxa 2791: 41–53 (15 Mar. 2011) 8 plates; 46 references                          Accepted: 2 Feb. 2011
Competing generic concepts for Blanding’s, Pacific and European pond turtles (Emydoidea, Actinemys and Emys)—Which is best?
UWE FRITZ (Germany), CHRISTIAN SCHMIDT (Germany) & CARL H. ERNST (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2789: 35–48 (11 Mar. 2011) 5 plates; 39 references                         Accepted: 2 Feb. 2011
A new species of Liolaemus of the Liolaemus montanus section (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Northwestern Argentina
ANDRÉS SEBASTIÁN QUINTEROS & CRISTIAN SIMÓN ABDALA (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 2787: 37–54 (10 Mar. 2011) 10 plates; 33 references                       Accepted: 2 Feb. 2011
Two new species of Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae) from the Caatinga, Northwest Brazil
FEDERICO ARIAS (Argentina), CELSO MORATO DE CARVALHO (Brazil), MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES
& HUSSAM ZAHER (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 2785: 61–68 (8 Mar. 2011) 2 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 28 Jan. 2010
Revision of the diagnostic characters of Opisthotropis maculosa Stuart and
Chuaynkern, 2007 with notes on its distribution and variation, and a key to the genus Opisthotropis (Squamata: Natricidae)
JIAN-HUAN YANG, YING-YONG WANG, BING ZHANG, MICHAEL WAI-NENG LAU & WEN-HAO
CHOU (China)
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Article
Zootaxa 2783: 52–68 (4 Mar. 2011) 12 plates; 48 references                        Accepted: 21 Jan. 2011
The taxonomy of species assigned to Camptosaurus (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda)
ANDREW T. MCDONALD (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2782: 1–33 (3 Mar. 2011) 10 plates; 70 references                            Accepted: 12 Jan. 2011
Phylogeography and taxonomic revision of the New Zealand cryptic skink
(Oligosoma inconspicuum; Reptilia: Scincidae) species complex
DAVID G. CHAPPLE (Australia), TRENT P. BELL (New Zealand), STEPHANIE N.J. CHAPPLE (Australia),
KIMBERLY A. MILLER (Australia), CHARLES H. DAUGHERTY (New Zealand) & GEOFF B. PATTERSON (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 2772: 61–66 (23 Feb. 2011) 1 plates; 21 references                        Accepted: 12 Jan. 2011
Debating Liolaemidae diversity and classification, and a bit more:
A response to Lobo et al.
DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2765: 61–68 (15 Feb. 2011) 3 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 12 Jan. 2011
Revised diagnoses of Hadrosaurus foulkii Leidy, 1858 (the type genus and species of Hadrosauridae Cope, 1869) and Claosaurus agilis Marsh, 1872 (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Late Cretaceous of North America
ALBERT PRIETO-MÁRQUEZ (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2765: 47–57 (15 Feb. 2011) 2 plates; 15 references                       Accepted: 23 Nov. 2010
A new Emoia samoensis group lizard (Squamata: Scincidae) from the Cook Islands, South-central Pacific
GEORGE R. ZUG, ALISON M. HAMILTON & CHRISTOPHER C. AUSTIN (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2765: 2 1–37 (15 Feb. 2011) 10 plates; 23 references                       Accepted: 12 Jan. 2011
A new cryptic rock-dwelling Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from south India
ISHAN AGARWAL (India), VARAD B. GIRI (India) & AARON M. BAUER (USA)

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Zootaxa 2758: 43–56 (7 Feb. 2011) 5 plates; 39 references                           Accepted: 22 Dec. 2010
A new species of the genus Opisthotropis Günther, 1872 (Squamata: Natricidae) from the highlands of Kon Tum Province, Vietnam
PATRICK DAVID (France), CUONG THE PHAM (Vietnam), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam) &
THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 2757: 1–23 (4 Feb. 2011) 8 plates; 28 references                             Accepted: 22 Dec. 2010
Two new species of pitviper of the genus Cryptelytrops Cope 1860 (Squamata: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from Southeast Asia
ANITA MALHOTRA (UK), ROGER S. THORPE (UK), MRINALINI (UK) & BRYAN L. STUART (USA)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2755: 66–68 (2 Feb. 2011) 0 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 15 Jan. 2011
The species diversity of the genus Gallotia (Sauria: Lacertidae) during the Holocene on La Gomera (Canary Islands) and the Latin names of Gomeran giant lizards
JOSÉ A. MATEO (Spain), PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET (France) & OSCAR M. AFONSO (Spain)

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Article
Zootaxa 2752: 1–44 (31 Jan. 2011) 11 plates; 91 references                        Accepted: 23 Nov. 2010
A systematic revision of Neotropical lizards in the clade Hoplocercinae (Squamata: Iguania)
OMAR TORRES-CARVAJAL (Ecuador), RICHARD ETHERIDGE (USA) & KEVIN DE QUEIROZ (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2737: 61–68 (12 Jan. 2011) 4 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 22 Nov. 2010
A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrado of Midwestern Brazil
JOSEANA LUISA DE FREITAS, CHRISTINE STRÜSSMANN, MARCOS ANDRÉ DE CARVALHO,
RICARDO ALEXANDRE KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO & TAMÍ MOTT (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2730: 44–56 (24 Dec. 2010) 2 plates; 58 references                         Accepted: 30 Nov. 2010
A new cave-dwelling species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khammouane Province, southern Laos
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 2724: 1–28 (16 Dec. 2010) 14 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 12 Nov. 2010
Taxonomy of the Threadsnakes of the tribe Epictini
(Squamata: Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae) in Colombia
ROBERTA RICHARD PINTO (Brazil), PAULO PASSOS (Brazil), JOSÉ RANCES CAICEDO PORTILLA
(Colombia), JUAN CAMILO ARREDONDO (Brazil) & RONALDO FERNANDES (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2719: 62–68 (10 Dec. 2010) 4 plates; 13 references                         Accepted: 24 Nov. 2010
A new species of Dendrophidion (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Atlantic Rain Forest of Northeastern Brazil
ELIZA MARIA XAVIER FREIRE, ULISSES CARAMASCHI & UBIRATAN GONÇALVES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2718: 23–38 (9 Dec. 2010) 9 plates; 30 references                           Accepted: 22 Nov. 2010
Cryptic species and hybridization in the Anolis polylepis complex, with the description of a new species from the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica (Squamata: Polychrotidae)
GUNTHER KÖHLER, D. MATTHIAS DEHLING & JOHANNES KÖHLER (Germany)

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Zootaxa 2715: 36–44 (7 Dec. 2010) 3 plates; 30 references                           Accepted: 23 Nov. 2010
Studies on African Agama VIII. A new subspecies of Agama caudospinosa Meek, 1910 (Sauria: Agamidae)
PHILIPP WAGNER (Germany)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2694: 57–58 (2 Dec. 2010) 0 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 18 Nov. 2010
Misconceptions about the ability of researchers to relocate the holotype of the
Galapagos pink land iguana through the use of a passive integrated transponder
MICHAEL G. FRICK (USA)

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Zootaxa 2691: 57–66 (30 Nov. 2010) 6 plates; 30 references                          Accepted: 12 Nov. 2010
A new species of Dipsas Laurenti from the Atlantic Forest of Brazil
(Serpentes: Dipsadidae)
DANIEL S. FERNANDES, OTAVIO A. V. MARQUES & ANTÔNIO J. S. ARGÔLO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2690: 53–58 (29 Nov. 2010) 2 plates; 9 references                           Accepted: 12 Nov. 2010
A third new species of snake of the genus Omoadiphas
(Reptilia, Squamata, Colubridae, Dipsadinae) from Honduras
JAMES R. MCCRANIE (USA) & GUSTAVO A. CRUZ DÍAZ (Honduras)

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Zootaxa 2676: 45–56 (15 Nov. 2010) 8 plates; 24 references                           Accepted: 25 Oct. 2010
A new eucryptodiran turtle from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China
CHANG-FU ZHOU (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 2671: 40–52 (9 Nov. 2010) 7 plates; 36 references                             Accepted: 16 Oct. 2010
Gekko lauhachindai sp. nov., a new cave-dwelling gecko (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from central Thailand
NONN PANITVONG, MONTRI SUMONTHA, KANOKORN KONLEK & KIRATI KUNYA (Thailand)

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Zootaxa 2671: 1–16 (9 Nov. 2010) 7 plates; 28 references                               Accepted: 18 Oct. 2010
A new non-sexually dichromatic species of the genus Gonatodes (Sauria: Sphaerodactylidae) from Sierra de Perijá, Venezuela
FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, EDWIN E. INFANTE-RIVERO, PEDRO CABELLO & PABLO
VELOZO (Venezuela)
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Article
Zootaxa 2667: 28–42 (4 Nov. 2010) 6 plates; 35 references                                Accepted: 7 Oct. 2010
A new species of the Liolaemus elongatus clade (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemini)
from Cordillera del Viento, northwestern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina), MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina), DANIEL ROBERTO
PEREZ (Argentina) & JACK W. SITES, JR (USA)
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Zootaxa 2665: 29–50 (3 Nov. 2010) 0 plates; 131 references                             Accepted: 8 Sep. 2010
On the identity of Monsieur Dussumier’s Dutch tortoise and the lectotype of
Testudo dussumieri Gray, 1831
J. FRAZIER (USA) & PAT MATYOT (Seychelles)

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Zootaxa 2657: 47–54 (26 Oct. 2010) 4 plates; 13 references                              Accepted: 7 Oct. 2010
A new species of night lizard of the genus Lepidophyma (Squamata: Xantusiidae) from southern Puebla, México
URI OMAR GARCÍA-VÁZQUEZ, LUIS CANSECO-MÁRQUEZ & JOSÉ LUIS AGUILAR-LÓPEZ
(Mexico)
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Zootaxa 2657: 33–46 (26 Oct. 2010) 3 plates; 49 references                              Accepted: 4 Oct. 2010
A phylogenetic reassessment of African fossorial skinks in the subfamily
Acontinae (Squamata: Scincidae): evidence for parallelism and polyphyly
TRIP LAMB, SAYANTAN BISWAS & AARON M. BAUER (USA)

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Zootaxa 2652: 1–16 (21 Oct. 2010) 9 plates; 73 references                             Accepted: 20 Sep. 2010
A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northern Laos
TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), PHOUTHONE KINGSADA (Laos), HERBERT RÖSLER (Germany), MARKUS AUER (Germany) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)

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Zootaxa 2636: 59–64 (5 Oct. 2010) 2 plates; 21 references                                Accepted: 9 Sep. 2010
Phylogenetic relationships of the gecko genus Carinatogecko
(Reptilia: Gekkonidae)
JAN
ČERVENKA, DANIEL FRYNTA & LUKÁŠ KRATOCHVÍL (Czech Republic)
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Zootaxa 2636: 1–20 (5 Oct. 2010) 7 plates; 31 references                                  Accepted: 1 Sep. 2010
Studies on Pakistan Lizards: Cyrtopodion baturense (Khan and Baig 1992) and Cyrtopodion walli (Ingoldby 1922) (Sauria: Gekkonidae)
KURT AUFFENBERG (USA), KENNETH L. KRYSKO (USA) & HAFIZUR REHMAN (Pakistan)

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Zootaxa 2625: 40–52 (24 Sep. 2010) 7 plates; 56 references                          Accepted: 16 Aug. 2010
A new spiny, prehensile-tailed species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
from Peninsular Malaysia with a preliminary hypothesis of relationships based on morphology
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), SHAHRUL ANUAR (Malaysia), EVAN QUAH (Malaysia), MOHD ABDUL
MUIN (Malaysia), CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA) & NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia)
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Zootaxa 2611: 31–44 (14 Sep. 2010) 8 plates; 16 references                            Accepted: 4 Aug. 2010
A new species of Chironius Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Pantepui region, northeastern South America
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 2604: 37–51 (7 Sep. 2010) 4 plates; 60 references                              Accepted: 22 Jul. 2010
A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Phu Quoc National Park, Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, Southwestern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam), L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & JESSE L. GRISMER (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2604: 1–19 (7 Sep. 2010) 5 plates; 40 references                                Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
Chelonian type specimens at the Oxford University Museum
MAŁGOSIA NOWAK-KEMP (UK) & UWE FRITZ (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 2600: 66–68 (1 Sep. 2010) 0 plates; 33 references                             Accepted: 11 Aug. 2010
More notes on Alfredo Dugès’ names for Mexican reptilian taxa

OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA, VICTOR HUGO REYNOSO & GLORIA MAGAÑA-COTA (Mexico)

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Article
Zootaxa 2578: 47–61 (27 Aug. 2010) 6 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 30 Jun. 2010
A new species of Pygopus (Pygopodidae; Gekkota; Squamata) from north-eastern Queensland
PAUL M. OLIVER, PATRICK COUPER & ANDREW AMEY (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2577: 46–56 (26 Aug. 2010) 4 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
A new species of dactyloid anole (SQUAMATA: IGUANIDAE)
from the western Andes of Ecuador
FERNANDO P. AYALA-VARELA (Ecuador) & JULIÁN ANDRÉS VELASCO (Colombia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2576: 59–68 (25 Aug. 2010) 3 plates; 30 references                           Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
A new endemic rock Gecko Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
from Gunung Jerai, Kedah, northwestern Peninsular Malaysia
CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), L. LEE GRISMER (USA), SHAHRUL ANUAR (Malaysia), EVAN QUAH
(Malaysia), MOHD ABDUL MUIN (Malaysia), ANNA E. SAVAGE (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia), ANA-CAROLINE REMIGIO (USA) & LEE F. GREER (USA)
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Zootaxa 2576: 1–55 (25 Aug. 2010) 23 plates; 32 references                           Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
A revision and redescription of the rock gecko Cnemaspis siamensis (Taylor
1925) (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Thailand with descriptions of seven new species
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand), MICHAEL COTA (Thailand), JESSE L.
GRISMER (USA), ERRY L. WOOD, JR. (USA), OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS (Belgium) & KIRATI KUNYA (Thailand)
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Zootaxa 2570: 4 1–50 (18 Aug. 2010) 6 plates; 29 references                           Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
Cyrtodactylus dumnuii (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling gecko from Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
AARON M. BAUER (USA), KIRATI KUNYA (Thailand), MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand),
PIYAWAN NIYOMWAN (Thailand), OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), LAWAN CHANHOME (Thailand) & TUNYAKORN KUNYA (Thailand)
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Zootaxa 2569: 55–66 (17 Aug. 2010) 3 plates; 17 references                           Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
Another new, diminutive Rock Gecko (Cnemaspis Strauch) from Peninsular Malaysia and a discussion of resource partitioning in sympatric species pairs
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), EVAN QUAH (Malaysia), MOHD ABDUL
MUIN (Malaysia), ANNA E. SAVAGE (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia), LEE F. GREER III (USA) & ANA-CAROLINE REMEGIO (USA)
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Zootaxa 2569: 44–54 (17 Aug. 2010) 6 plates; 32 references                           Accepted: 26 Jul. 2010
A new two-pored Amphisbaena Linnaeus from the endangered Brazilian Cerrado biome (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae)
PEDRO H. PINNA, ANDRÉ F. MENDONÇA, ADRIANA BOCCHIGLIERI & DANIEL S. FERNANDES
(Brazil)
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Zootaxa 2569: 1–43 (17 Aug. 2010) 5 plates; 99 references                             Accepted: 22 Jul. 2010
A new basal iguanodont (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Wealden
(Lower Cretaceous) of England
ANDREW T. MCDONALD (USA), PAUL M. BARRETT (UK) & SANDRA D. CHAPMAN (UK)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2554: 62–64 (30 Jul. 2010) 1 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 22 May 2010
Molecular phylogeography of a widespread Malagasy leaf chameleon species, Brookesia superciliaris
FANOMEZANA M. RATSOAVINA (Germany), PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING (Germany), FREDDY J. RANAIVOARISOA (Madagascar), TSILAVO H. RAFELIARISOA (Madagascar), ANGELICA
CROTTINI (Germany), EDWARD E. LOUIS JR. (USA) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2549: 1–30 (26 Jul. 2010) 2 plates; 136 references                            Accepted: 26 May 2010
A critical review and systematic discussion of recent classification proposals for liolaemid lizards
FERNANDO LOBO (Argentina), ROBERT E. ESPINOZA (USA) & SEBASTIAN QUINTEROS
(Argentina)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2534 57–66 (13 Jul. 2010) 5 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 25 Jun. 2010
A second specimen of Manchurochelys manchoukuoensis Endo & Shikama, 1942 (Testudines: Eucryptodira) from the Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of western Liaoning, China 
CHANG-FU ZHOU (China)
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Erratum
Zootaxa 2514: 68 (22 Jun. 2010
Erratum: KARNS, D.R., LUKOSCHEK, V., OSTERHAGE, J., MURPHY, J.C. & VORIS, H.K.
(2010) Phylogeny and biogeography of the Enhydris clade (Serpentes: Homalopsidae). Zootaxa, 2452, 18–30.
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Article 
Zootaxa 2514 1–23 (22 Jun. 2010) 4 plates; 73 references                              Accepted: 22 May 2010
Systematic and taxomonic revaluation of four little known Asian agamid species, Calotes kingdonwardi Smith, 1935, Japalura kaulbacki Smith, 1937, Salea kakhienensis Anderson, 1879 and the monotypic genus Mictopholis Smith, 1935 (Reptilia: Agamidae)
STEPHEN MAHONY (India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2508: 1–29 (16 Jun. 2010) 14 plates; 110 references                            Accepted: 8 May 2010
Cytotaxonomy and DNA taxonomy of lizards (Squamata, Sauria) from a tropical dry forest in the Chamela-Cuixmala Biosphere Reserve on the coast of Jalisco, Mexico 
RICCARDO CASTIGLIA (Italy), FLAVIA ANNESI (Italy), ALEXANDRA M.R. BEZERRA (Brazil), ANDRÉS GARCÍA (Mexico) & OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA (Mexico)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2504: 47–60 (14 Jun. 2010) 4 plates; 50 references                             Accepted: 6 May 2010
A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1826 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Khanh Hoa province, Southern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2501: 54–60 (10 Jun. 2010) 5 plates; 17 references                              Accepted: 5 May 2010
A new poreless species of Gekko Laurenti, 1768 (Gekkonidae: Squamata) from An Giang Province, southern Vietnam
NGUYEN NGOC SANG (Vietnam)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2500: 58–68 (9 Jun. 2010) 4 plates; 39 references                             Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
Systematics of the Podarcis hispanicus-complex (Sauria, Lacertidae) II: the valid name of the north-eastern Spanish form
JULIEN P. RENOULT, PHILIPPE GENIEZ, PAUL BACQUET, CLAUDE P. GUILLAUME, & PIERREANDRE
CROCHET (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2496: 1–37 (7 Jun. 2010) 0 plates; 190 references                             Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
Diversity of Australasian freshwater turtles, with an annotated synonymy and keys to species
ARTHUR GEORGES & SCOTT THOMSON (Australia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2492: 1–27 (2 Jun. 2010) 0 plates; 78 references                               Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
A tentative species list of the European herpetofauna (Amphibia and Reptilia)
— an update
JEROEN SPEYBROECK (Belgium), WOUTER BEUKEMA (The Netherlands) & PIERRE-ANDRÉ
CROCHET (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2489: 47–66 (31 May 2010) 10 plates; 51 references                           Accepted: 8 Apr. 2010
A taxonomy of iguanodontians (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the lower Wealden Group (Cretaceous: Valanginian) of southern England 
DAVID B. NORMAN (UK)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2488: 22–38 (31 May 2010) 6 plates; 31 references                            Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
A new cryptic species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Squamata: Agamidae) from Thailand and Cambodia
PERRY L. WOOD JR (USA), L. LEE GRISMER (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), THY NEANG
(Cambodia), THOU CHAV (Cambodia), & JERMEY HOLDEN (UK)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2475: 55–63 (17 May 2010) 2 plates; 28 references                          Accepted: 17 Mar. 2010
The first record of the genus Cnemaspis Strauch (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Laos with the description of a new species
L. LEE GRISMER (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2452: 18–30 (12 May 2010) 3 plates; 45 references                           Accepted: 25 Mar. 2010
Phylogeny and biogeography of the Enhydris clade (Serpentes: Homalopsidae)
DARYL R. KARNS, VIMOKSALEHI LUKOSCHEK, JENNIFER OSTERHAGE, JOHN C. MURPHY &
HAROLD K. VORIS (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2452: 1–17 (12 May 2010) 4 plates; 38 references                              Accepted: 13 Apr. 2010
Glishades ericksoni, a new hadrosauroid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Late Cretaceous of North America
ALBERT PRIETO-MÁRQUEZ (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2450: 1–25 (10 May 2010) 9 plates; 95 references                                Accepted: 7 Apr. 2010
An abelisauroid dinosaur with a non-atrophied manus from the Late Cretaceous Pari Aike Formation of southern Patagonia
MARTÍN D. EZCURRA, FEDERICO L. AGNOLIN & FERNANDO E. NOVAS (Argentina)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2447: 1–52 (6 May 2010) 6 plates; 358 references                            Accepted: 16 Mar. 2010
The nomenclatural status of the nomina of amphibians and reptiles created by Garsault (1764), with a parsimonious solution to an old nomenclatural problem regarding the genus Bufo (Amphibia, Anura), comments on the taxonomy of this genus, and comments on some nomina created by Laurenti (1768)
ALAIN DUBOIS & ROGER BOUR (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2446: 1–54 (6 May 2010) 34 plates; 123 references                          Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
Unravelling the underestimated diversity of Philippine water monitor lizards (Squamata: Varanus salvator complex), with the description of two new species and a new subspecies
ANDRÉ KOCH, MAREN GAULKE & WOLFGANG BÖHME (GERMANY)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2440: 60–68 (29 Apr. 2010) 1 plates; 34 references                           Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
On the type selection and re-typification of two monitor lizard taxa (Squamata: Varanidae): Monitor bivittatus celebensis Schlegel, 1844 and Monitor kordensis
Meyer, 1874; with some comments and corrections on other name-bearing type specimens
WOLFGANG BÖHME & ANDRÉ KOCH (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2440: 49–59 (29 Apr. 2010) 5 plates; 35 references                           Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
Liolaemus goetschi (Iguania: Liolaemidae): redescription and phylogenetic relationships within the L. boulengeri group
JAVIER NORI, CRISTIAN SIMÓN ABDALA & GUSTAVO JOSÉ SCROCCHI (Agrentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2439: 53–68 (28 Apr. 2010) 3 plates; 32 references                         Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
A new species of the genus Tropidophorus Duméril & Bibron, 1839 (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) from Vietnam
TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), TAO THIEN NGUYEN (Vietnam), ANDREAS SCHMITZ
(Switzerland), NIKOLAI L. ORLOV (Russia) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2434: 47–59 (23 Apr. 2010) 7 plates; 34 references                          Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
A new species of Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata) from southwestern Rio Negro province, northern Patagonia, Argentina
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina), CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ (Argentina), MARIANA
MORANDO (Argentina) & JACK WALTER SITES, JR. (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2434: 17–32 (23 Apr. 2010) 12 plates; 37 references                         Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
A new melanistic species of monitor lizard (Reptilia: Squamata: Varanidae)
from Sanana Island, Indonesia
VALTER S-Å WEIJOLA (Finland) & SAMUEL S. SWEET (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2433: 62–68 (22 Apr. 2010) 5 plates; 13 references                           Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
A new species of Proablepharus (Scincidae: Lygosominae) from Mt Surprise, north-eastern Queensland, Australia
PATRICK J. COUPER, COLIN J. LIMPUS, KEITH R. MCDONALD & ANDREW P. AMEY (Australia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2433: 47–61 (22 Apr. 2010) 5 plates; 28 references                           Accepted: 15 Mar. 2010
Who’s your mommy? Identifying maternal ancestors of asexual species of
Leiolepis Cuvier, 1829 and the description of a new endemic species of asexual Leiolepis Cuvier, 1829 from Southern Vietnam
JESSE L. GRISMER & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2433: 1–24 (22 Apr. 2010) 6 plates; 75 references                            Accepted: 12 Mar. 2010
Systematics, natural history, and hemipenial morphology of Dendrophidion brunneum (Günther) (Serpentes: Colubridae), a poorly known snake from the Andes of Ecuador and Peru
JOHN E. CADLE (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2429: 1–28 (19 Apr. 2010) 9 plates; 90 references                              Accepted: 1 Mar. 2010
Phylogenetic systematics of day geckos, genus Phelsuma, based on molecular and morphological data (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
SARA ROCHA (Portugal), HERBERT RÖSLER (Germany), PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING
(Germany), FRANK GLAW (Germany), DAVID POSADA (GERMANY), D. JAMES HARRIS (PORTUGAL), & MIGUEL VENCES (GERMANY)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2419: 5 1–62 (6 Apr. 2010) 2 plates; 30 references                        Accepted: 12 Feb. 2010
Another new Rock Gecko (genus Cnemaspis Strauch 1887) from Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, Peninsular Malaysia

L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2413: 20–36 (29 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 43 references                           Accepted: 15 Feb. 2010
A third new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Truong Son Range, Vietnam
THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany), ROMAN NAZAROV (Russia), NIKOLAI ORLOV (Russia), TRUONG
QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), THANH NGOC VU (Vietnam), KIEN NGOC DANG (Vietnam), TRI HUY DINH (Vietnam), ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2413: 1–19 (29 Mar. 2010) 8 plates; 44 references                           Accepted: 15 Feb. 2010
A basal parvicursorine (Theropoda: Alvarezsauridae) from the Upper
Cretaceous of China
XING XU, DE-YOU WANG, CORWIN SULLIVAN, DAVID W. E. HONE, FENG-LU HAN, RONG-HAO
YAN & FU-MING DU (P.R. China)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2403: 1–9 (19 Mar. 2010) 2 plates; 28 references                                 Accepted: 3 Feb. 2010
A new dromaeosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Upper Cretaceous
Wulansuhai Formation of Inner Mongolia, China
XING XU (China), JONAH N. CHOINIERE (USA), MICHAEL PITTMAN (UK), QINGWEI TAN
(China), DONG XIAO (China), ZHIQUAN LI (China), LIN TAN (China), JAMES M. CLARK (USA), MARK A. NORELL (USA), DAVID W. E. HONE (China) & CORWIN SULLIVAN (China)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2396: 37–49 (11 Mar. 2010) 5 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 4 Feb. 2010
A new species of Gekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Luzon Island, Philippines
CHARLES W. LINKEM (USA), CAMERON D. SILER (USA), ARVIN C. DIESMOS (Philippines),
EMERSON SY (Philippines) & RAFE M. BROWN (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2393: 59–68 (9 Mar. 2010) 3 plates; 19 references                             Accepted: 17 Dec. 2009
New localities of endangered Chinese turtles from museum specimens and the practical and ethical challenges using and reporting natural history collection
data
JONATHAN J. FONG (USA) & GE-XIA QIAO (China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2393: 33–45 (9 Mar. 2010) 5 plates; 27 references                             Accepted: 21 Jan. 2010
Morphological and molecular assessment of the Diplodactylus savagei species complex in the Pilbara region, Western Australia, with a description of a new species
PAUL DOUGHTY, MITZY PEPPER & J. SCOTT KEOGH (Australia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2393: 17–32 (9 Mar. 2010) 4 plates; 44 references                               Accepted: 4 Jan. 2010
Lizards at the end of the world: Two new species of Phymaturus of the patagonicus clade (Squamata, Liolaemidae) revealed in southern Patagonia of Argentina
JOSÉ ALEJANDRO SCOLARO (Argentina) & DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2390: 49–68 (5 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 55 references                              Accepted: 4 Jan. 2010
Phylogeny-based species delimitation of southern Philippines bent-toed geckos and a new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from western
Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago
LUKE J. WELTON (USA), CAMERON D. SILER (Philippines), ARVIN C. DIESMOS (Philippines) &
RAFE M. BROWN (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2389: 47–56 (5 Mar. 2010) 3 plates; 19 references                            Accepted: 4 Jan. 2010
A new insular species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia
CHAN KIN ONN & NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2370: 53–64 (25 Feb. 2010) 8 plates; 29 references                           Accepted: 31 Dec. 2009
Cyrtodactylus auribalteatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling gecko from Phitsanulok Province, Thailand
MONTRI SUMONTHA, NONN PANITVONG & GRIDSADA DEEIN (Thailand)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2364: 1–63 (19 Feb. 2010) 20 plates; 105 references                          Accepted: 21 Jan. 2010
Taxonomic revision of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Atractus
(Reptilia: Serpentes: Dipsadidae)
PAULO PASSOS, RONALDO FERNANDES, RENATO S. BÉRNILS
& JULIO C. DE MOURA-LEITE (Brazil)
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Correspondence  
Zootaxa 2354: 67–68 (9 Feb. 2010) 1 plates; 15 references                              Accepted: 4 Jan. 2010
The untold story on the ecological and phylogenetic complexity of the
Uruguayan reptile fauna
DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2354: 45–55 (9 Feb. 2010) 4 plates; 25 references                              Accepted: 5 Jan. 2010
On the status and relationships of the gecko species Gehyra barea Kopstein 1926, with description of new specimens and a range extension
PAUL OLIVER (Australia), MARK SISTROM (Australia), BURHAN TJATURADI (Indonesia),
KELIOPAS KREY (Indonesia) & STEPHEN RICHARDS (Australia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2354: 1–18 (9 Feb. 2010) 7 plates; 47 references                               Accepted: 5 Jan. 2010
A revision of the Central American species related to Anolis pentaprion with the resurrection of A. beckeri and the description of a new species (Squamata: Polychrotidae)
GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2352: 46–58 (5 Feb. 2010) 8 plates; 21 references                              Accepted: 4 Jan. 2009
A colorful new species of insular rock gecko (Cnemaspis Strauch 1887) from southern Vietnam
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & JESSE L. GRISMER (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2346: 17–28 (28 Jan. 2010) 3 plates; 38 references                          Accepted: 24 Dec. 2009
A new species of Gekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tà Kóu Nature Reserve, Binh Thuan Province, Southern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & TONY GAMBLE (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2336: 51–60 (15 Jan. 2010) 4 plates; 33 references                          Accepted: 21 Oct. 2009
A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Geckkonidae) from Xizang Autonomous Region, China
LEI SHI & HUI ZHAO (P.R. China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2334: 59–68 (13 Jan. 2010) 1 plates; 31 references                           Accepted: 4 Jan. 2009
The original descriptions of reptiles
PETER UETZ (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2334: 1–46 (13 Jan. 2010) 15 plates; 131 references                          Accepted: 24 Nov. 2009
The osteology of Shaochilong maortuensis, a carcharodontosaurid (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of Asia
STEPHEN L. BRUSATTE (USA), DANIEL J. CHURE (USA), ROGER B. J. BENSON (UK) & XING XU
(P.R. China)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2329: 56–68 (6 Jan. 2010) 5 plates; 37 references                           Accepted: 23 Nov. 2009
A new species of the genus Gekko Laurenti (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Vietnam with remarks on G. japonicus (Schlegel)
HERBERT RÖSLER (Germany), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), KIEN VAN DOAN (Vietnam),
CUC THU HO (Vietnam), TAO THIEN NGUYEN (Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2312: 39-48 (16 Dec. 2009) 5 plates; 29 references                          Accepted: 23 Nov. 2009
Lerista karlschmidti (Marx and Hosmer, 1959) (Sauria: Scincidae): re-examination of the type series, reassignment of a paratype
and distribution notes
PATRICK J. COUPER & ANDREW P. AMEY (Australia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2312: 27-38 (16 Dec. 2009) 3 plates; 29 references                          Accepted: 30 Oct. 2009
A new, diminutive, upland Sphenomorphus Fitzinger 1843 (Squamata:
Scincidae) from the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia) & CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia)

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 Erratum 
Zootaxa 2307: 68 (9 Dec. 2009
Erratum—
MASROOR, R. (2009) A new arboreal species of Cyrtopodion (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Deh Akro-II Wetlands Complex, Sindh, Pakistan. Zootaxa, 2243, 57–67.
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2294: 23-38 (20 Nov. 2009) 4 plates; 65 references                          Accepted: 6 Oct. 2009
A new mid-altitude rainforest species of Typhlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae)
from Madagascar with notes on the taxonomic status of T. boettgeri Boulenger, T. microcephalus Werner, and T. capensis Rendahl
VAN WALLACH (USA) & FRANK GLAW (Germany)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2293: 1-34 (19 Nov. 2009) 18 plates; 57 references                          Accepted: 27 Oct. 2009
Pacific lowland snakes of the genus Atractus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae), with
description of three new species
PAULO PASSOS (Brazil), JONH JAIRO MUESES-CISNEROS Colombia), JOHN D. LYNCH
(Colombia), RONALDO FERNANDES (Brazil)
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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2290: 65-68 (16 Nov. 2009) 1 plates; 9 references                          Accepted: 7 Oct. 2009
A new species of Malagasy blind snake of the genus Typhlops Oppel
(Serpentes: Typhlopidae)
JULIEN P. RENOULT (France) & ACHILLE P. RASELIMANANA (Madagascar)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2283: 1-15 (6 Nov. 2009) 8 plates; 46 references                          Accepted: 3 Oct. 2009
The rare Andean pitviper Rhinocerophis jonathani (Serpentes: Viperidae:
Crotalinae): redescription with comments on its systematics and biogeography
PAOLA A. CARRASCO (Argentina), MICHAEL B. HARVEY (USA) & ARTURO MUÑOZ SARAVIA
(Bolivia)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2277: 14-32 (30 Oct. 2009) 8 plates; 32 references                          Accepted: 7 Sep. 2009
Molecular phylogeny of Australian Gehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) and
taxonomic revision of Gehyra variegata in south-eastern Australia
MARK J. SISTROM, MARK N. HUTCHINSON, RHONDA G. HUTCHINSON & STEPHEN C.
DONNELLAN (Australia)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2271: 43-56 (22 Oct. 2009) 14 plates; 31 references                          Accepted: 7 Sep. 2009
The Barrier skink Oligosoma judgei n. sp. (Reptilia: Scincidae) from the Darran
and Takitimu Mountains, South Island, New Zealand
GEOFF B PATTERSON & TRENT P BELL (New Zealand)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2269: 43-52 (21 Oct. 2009) 4 plates; 32 references                          Accepted: 19 Sep. 2009
High haplotype diversity in a microendemic Malagasy gecko species,
Lygodactylus mirabilis (Pasteur, 1962)
YLENIA CHIARI (USA), DAVID R. VIEITES (Spain), JERRY GUO (USA), PARFAIT BORA
(Madagascar), MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2269: 32-42 (21 Oct. 2009) 6 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 19 Jun. 2009
A distinctive new species of chameleon of the genus Furcifer (Squamata:
Chamaeleonidae) from the Montagne d’Ambre rainforest of northern Madagascar
FRANK GLAW, JÖRN KÖHLER & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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 Monograph 
Zootaxa 2255: 1-100 (8 Oct. 2009) 19 plates; 639 references                         Accepted: 10 Sep. 2009
A review of the eastern and southern African blind-snakes (Serpentes: Typhlopidae), excluding Letheobia Cope, with the description of two new genera and a new species
DONALD G. BROADLEY (Zimbabwe) & VAN WALLACH (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2246: 21-31 (5 Oct. 2009) 3 plates; 26 references                          Accepted: 18 Aug. 2009
A new species of karst dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch 1887
(Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Sarawak, Borneo
L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2246: 1-20 (5 Oct. 2009) 7 plates; 49 references                          Accepted: 31 Aug. 2009
A new species of Eremiascincus (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from the Great
Sandy Desert and Pilbara Coast, Western Australia and reassignment of eight species from Glaphyromorphus to Eremiascincus
SVEN MECKE (Germany), PAUL DOUGHTY (Australia) & STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN (Australia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2244: 1-50 (1 Oct. 2009) 13 plates; 181 references                          Accepted: 3 Sep. 2009
Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of snakes of the Family
Leptotyphlopidae (Reptilia, Squamata)
SOLNY A. ADALSTEINSSON (USA), WILLIAM R. BRANCH (South Africa), SÉBASTIEN TRAPE
(France), LAURIE J. VITT (USA) & S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2243: 57-67 (30 Sep. 2009) 3 plates; 14 references                          Accepted: 17 Aug. 2009
A new arboreal species of Cyrtopodion (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from
Deh Akro-II Wetlands Complex, Sindh, Pakistan
RAFAQAT MASROOR (Pakistan)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2241: 22-32 (28 Sep. 2009) 3 plates; 45 references                          Accepted: 7 Sep. 2009
Systematics of the Common Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula; Serpentes:
Colubridae) and the burden of heritage in taxonomy
R. ALEXANDER PYRON & FRANK T. BURBRINK (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2238: 33-42 (23 Sep. 2009) 3 plates; 33 references                          Accepted: 31 Aug. 2009
A new species of Gekko Laurenti, 1768 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Dong Nai
Province, Southeastern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) , AARON M. BAUER (USA), PERRY L. WOOD JR. (USA) & JESSE L.
GRISMER (USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2236: 26-36 (21 Sep. 2009) 1 plates; 81 references                          Accepted: 14 Aug. 2009
In praise of subgenera: taxonomic status of cobras of the genus Naja Laurenti
(Serpentes: Elapidae)
VAN WALLACH (USA), WOLFGANG WÜSTER (UK) & DONALD G. BROADLEY (Zimbabwe)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2236: 1-25 (21 Sep. 2009) 9 plates; 89 references                          Accepted: 14 Aug. 2009
Phylogeography and systematic revision of the Egyptian cobra (Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja haje) species complex, with the description of a new species from
West Africa
JEAN-FRANÇOIS TRAPE (Senegal), LAURENT CHIRIO (France), DONALD G. BROADLEY (Zimbabwe) &
WOLFGANG WÜSTER (UK)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2234: 56-68 (17 Sep. 2009) 5 plates; 34 references                          Accepted: 17 Aug. 2009
Evidence of cryptic speciation in a fossorial reptile: description of a new species
of Blanus (Squamata: Amphisbaenia: Blanidae) from the Iberian Peninsula
EVA M. ALBERT & ADRIÁN FERNÁNDEZ (Spain)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2234: 39-55 (17 Sep. 2009) 6 plates; 43 references                          Accepted: 31 Aug. 2009
A new species of Liolaemus from Añelo sand dunes, northern Patagonia,
Neuquén, Argentina, and molecular phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus wiegmannii species group (Squamata, Iguania, Liolaemini)
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina), MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina), DANIEL ROBERTO
PEREZ (Argentina) & JACK W. SITES, JR. (USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2233: 57-68 (16 Sep. 2009) 5 plates; 31 references                          Accepted: 31 Aug. 2009
A new subspecies of Batagur affinis (Cantor, 1847), one of the world’s most
critically endangered chelonians (Testudines: Geoemydidae)
PETER PRASCHAG (USA), ROHAN HOLLOWAY (Australia), ARTHUR GEORGES (Australia),
MARTIN PÄCKERT (Germany), ANNA K. HUNDSDÖRFER (Germany) & UWE FRITZ (Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2232: 1-28 (15 Sep. 2009) 9 plates; 48 references                          Accepted: 4 Aug. 2009
A taxonomic revision of the South Asian hump-nosed pit vipers
(Squamata: Viperidae: Hypnale)
KALANA MADUWAGE, ANJANA SILVA, KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI & ROHAN
PETHIYAGODA (Sri Lanka)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2227: 1-31 (10 Sep. 2009) 14 plates; 33 references                          Accepted: 17 Aug. 2009
Systematics of the Carlia fusca’ complex (Reptilia: Scincidae) from northern
Australia
S.C. DONNELLAN, P.J. COUPER, K. M. SAINT & L. WHEATON (Australia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2226: 43-57 (10 Sep. 2009) 9 plates; 36 references                          Accepted: 17 Aug. 2009
A new species of dwarf chameleon (Sauria; Chamaeleonidae, Bradypodion
Fitzinger) from KwaZulu Natal South Africa with notes on recent climatic shifts and their influence on speciation in the genus
COLIN R. TILBURY & KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY (South Africa)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2226: 1-18 (10 Sep. 2009) 7 plates; 75 references                          Accepted: 18 Aug. 2009
A quarter millenium of uses and misuses of the turtle name Testudo scabra:
Identification of the type specimens of T. scabra Linnaeus 1758 (= Rhinoclemmys punctularia) and T. scripta Thunberg in Schoepff 1792 (= Trachemys scripta scripta)
ANDERS G.J. RHODIN & JOHN L. CARR (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2222: 31-45 (7 Sep. 2009) 10 plates; 53 references                           Accepted: 31 Jul. 2009
Description of a new species of Xenopholis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the
Cerrado of Bolivia, with comments on Xenopholis scalaris in Bolivia
MARTIN JANSEN (Germany), LUCINDO GONZALES ÁLVAREZ (Bolivia) & GUNTHER KÖHLER
(Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2222: 1-16 (7 Sep. 2009) 8 plates; 37 references                           Accepted: 20 Aug. 2009
Barrosasaurus casamiquelai gen. et sp. nov., a new titanosaur (Dinosauria,
Sauropoda) from the Anacleto Formation (Late Cretaceous: early Campanian) of Sierra Barrosa (Neuquén, Argentina)
LEONARDO SALGADO & RODOLFO A. CORIA (Argentina)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2212: 41-61 (28 Aug. 2009) 5 plates; 61 references                           Accepted: 18 Jul. 2009
A new species of Japalura (Reptilia: Agamidae) from northeast India with a
discussion of the similar species Japalura sagittifera Smith, 1940 and Japalura planidorsata Jerdon, 1870
STEPHEN MAHONY (India)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2209: 57-64 (26 Aug. 2009) 2 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 27 Jun. 2009
The status of the nomina Trapelus savignyi Audouin, 1827
and Agama savignii Duméril & Bibron, 1837 and the valid nomen of the Savigny’s Agama (Sauria: Agamidae)
PHILIPP WAGNER (Germany) & PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET (France)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2203: 31-48 (19 Aug. 2009) 10 plates; 48 references                           Accepted: 22 Jul. 2009
Morphological variation and systematics of Dipsas catesbyi (Sentzen, 1796) and
Dipsas pavonina Schlegel, 1837 (Serpentes: Dipsadinae)
ANA CAROLINE DE LIMA & ANA LÚCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2201: 1-10 (18 Aug. 2009) 6 plates; 12 references                           Accepted: 19 Jun. 2009
Conolophus marthae sp.nov. (Squamata, Iguanidae), a new species of land
iguana from the Galápagos archipelago
GABRIELE GENTILE (Italy) & HOWARD SNELL (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2198: 1-15 (14 Aug. 2009) 3 plates; 36 references                            Accepted: 4 Jun. 2009
The terrestrial herpetofauna of Torres and Banks Groups (northern Vanuatu),
with report of a new species for Vanuatu
IVAN INEICH (France)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2196: 19-30 (13 Aug. 2009) 9 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 3 Jun. 2009
A new species of Calamaria (Squamata: Colubridae) similar to C. ceramensis de
Rooij, 1913, from the Banggai Islands, east of Sulawesi, Indonesia
ANDRÉ KOCH (Germany), EVY ARIDA (Germany), JIMMY A. MCGUIRE (USA), DJOKO T.
ISKANDAR (Indonesia) & WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2195: 61-68 (12 Aug. 2009) 3 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 12 Jun. 2009
A new species of cryptically coloured day gecko (Phelsuma) from the Tsingy de
Bemaraha National Park in western Madagascar
FRANK GLAW, JÖRN KÖHLER & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2173: 66-68 (31 Jul. 2009) 0 plates; 7 references                            Accepted: 28 May 2009
On the status of the snake genera Erythrolamprus Boie, Liophis Wagler and
Lygophis Fitzinger (Serpentes, Xenodontinae)
FELIPE F. CURCIO, VÍTOR DE Q. PIACENTINI & DANIEL S. FERNANDES (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2173: 19-30 (31 Jul. 2009) 6 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 17 Jun. 2009
A new limb-reduced skink (Scincidae: Lerista) from the dry rainforest of north
Queensland, Australia
ANDREW P. AMEY & PATRICK J. COUPER (Australia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2167: 25-46 (24 Jul. 2009) 16 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 12 Jun. 2009
Taxonomic revision of the stone geckos (Squamata: Diplodactylidae:
Diplodactylus) of southern Australia
MARK N. HUTCHINSON, PAUL DOUGHTY & PAUL M. OLIVER (Australia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2165: 52-58 (22 Jul. 2009) 4 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 20 Jun. 2009
A new Amphisbaena with chevron-shaped anterior body annuli from state of
Pernambuco: Brazil (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae)
TAMÍ MOTT, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES & EDNILZA MARANHÃO DOS SANTOS (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2164: 49-60 (21 Jul. 2009) 8 plates; 39 references                            Accepted: 18 Jun. 2009
A new ground-dwelling species of Cnemaspis Strauch (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India
VARAD B. GIRI (India), AARON M. BAUER (USA) & KSHAMATA S. GAIKWAD (India)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2161: 20-32 (17 Jul. 2009) 3 plates; 42 references                            Accepted: 26 May 2009
A new species of the Cyrtodactylus irregularis complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
from southern Vietnam
PETER GEISSLER (Germany), ROMAN NAZAROV (Russia), NIKOLAI L. ORLOV (Russia),
WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany), TRUNG MY PHUNG (Vietnam), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2161: 33-46 (17 Jul. 2009) 8 plates; 44 references                            Accepted: 18 Jun. 2009
Description of a new species of Eumeces (Sauria: Scincidae) from Pakistan
RAFAQAT MASROOR (Pakistan)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2153: 55-68 (9 Jul. 2009) 3 plates; 42 references                            Accepted: 4 Apr. 2009
Interrelationships and history of the slit-eared skinks (Gongylomorphus, Scincidae) of the Mascarene islands, based on mitochondrial DNA and nuclear gene sequences
J. J. AUSTIN (Australia), E. N. ARNOLD (UK) & C. G. JONES (UK)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2124: 51-62 (3 Jun. 2009) 5 plates; 52 references                            Accepted: 11 May 2009
Cyrtodactylus erythrops (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling gecko from Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
AARON M. BAUER (USA), KIRATI KUNYA (Thailand), MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand), PIYAWAN
NIYOMWAN (Thailand) , NONN PANITVONG (Thailand), OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), LAWAN CHANHOME (Thailand) & TUNYAKORN KUNYA (Thailand)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2115: 47-55 (22 May 2009) 2 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 14 Apr. 2009
A new species of bent-toed gecko (Cyrtodactylus: Gekkonidae) from Seram
Island, Indonesia
PAUL OLIVER (Australia), PAUL EDGAR (UK), MUMPUNI (Indonesia), DJOKO T. ISKANDAR
(Indonesia) & RON LILLEY (Indonesia)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2113: 41-54 (20 May 2009) 9 plates; 36 references                          Accepted: 10 Apr. 2009
A new species of Atheris (Serpentes: Viperidae) from northern Mozambique
WILLIAM R. BRANCH (South Africa) & JULIAN BAYLISS (UK)

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 Monograph 
Zootaxa 2103: 1-76 (11 May 2009) 32 plates; 56 references                          Accepted: 21 Apr. 2009
Review of the systematics, morphology and distribution of Malagasy dwarf
geckos, genera Lygodactylus and Microscalabotes (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
MARTA PUENTE (Spain), FRANK GLAW (Germany), DAVID R. VIEITES (Spain) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2095: 8-20 (8 May 2009) 5 plates; 33 references                          Accepted: 14 Apr. 2009
New species of Ptychozoon (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the Nicobar Archipelago,
Indian Ocean
INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia) & S. P. VIJAYAKUMAR (India)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2088: 15-23 (1 May 2009) 5 plates; 26 references                          Accepted: 16 Mar. 2009
A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Pulau Simeuleu,
Mentawai Archipelago, Indonesia
INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia) & KELVIN K. P. LIM (Singapore)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2079: 1-56 (22 Apr. 2009) 33 plates; 173 references                          Accepted: 11 Mar. 2009
The anatomy and phylogenetic position of the Triassic dinosaur
Staurikosaurus pricei Colbert, 1970
JONATHAS DE SOUZA BITTENCOURT & ALEXANDER WILHELM ARMIN KELLNER (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2079: 57-68 (22 Apr. 2009) 3 plates; 30 references                          Accepted: 16 Mar. 2009
A re-appraisal of the systematics of the African genus Chamaeleo
(Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae)
COLIN R. TILBURY & KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY (South Africa)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2072: 31-55 (14 Apr. 2009) 9 plates; 50 references                           Accepted: 9 Mar. 2009
Cranial anatomy of Jeholosaurus shangyuanensis (Dinosauria: Ornithischia)
from the Early Cretaceous of China
PAUL M. BARRETT (UK) & FENG-LU HAN (China)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2067: 1-28 (8 Apr. 2009) 4 plates; 103 references                           Accepted: 23 Feb. 2009
Molecular phylogeny, classification, and biogeography of West Indian racer
snakes of the Tribe Alsophiini (Squamata, Dipsadidae, Xenodontinae)
S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA), ARNAUD COULOUX (France) & NICOLAS VIDAL (France)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2060: 1-21 (1 Apr. 2009) 5 plates; 57 references                           Accepted: 12 Dec. 2008
Relationships, evolution and biogeography of Semaphore geckos, Pristurus
(Squamata, Sphaerodactylidae) based on morphology
E.N. ARNOLD (UK)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2053: 32-42 (25 Mar. 2009) 3 plates; 34 references                           Accepted: 19 Feb. 2009
Myuchelys gen. nov. —a new genus for Elseya latisternum and related forms of
Australian freshwater turtle (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae)
SCOTT THOMSON & ARTHUR GEORGES (Australia)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2050: 1-30 (23 Mar. 2009) 17 plates; 86 references                           Accepted: 17 Feb. 2009
A review of the African red–flanked skinks of the Lygosoma fernandi (BURTON,
1836) species group (Squamata: Scincidae) and the role of climate change in their speciation
PHILIPP WAGNER, WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany), OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS (Gabon) &
ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2045: 33-42 (18 Mar. 2009) 3 plates; 30 references                           Accepted: 23 Jan. 2009
Notes on distribution, variation and characterization of Erythrolamprus
pseudocorallus Roze, 1959 (Serpentes: Colubridae) with the first records from Colombia
FELIPE FRANCO CURCIO (Brazil), SANTIAGO J. SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO (Brazil),
JONH JAIRO MUESES-CISNEROS (Colombia) & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2044: 1-22 (18 Mar. 2009) 14 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 19 Jan. 2009
A new species of Rhinophis Hemprich, 1820 (Reptilia: Serpentes: Uropeltidae)
from Rakwana massif, Sri Lanka
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA,
NETHU WICKRAMASINGHE & P. NAYANAKA RANWELLA (Sri Lanka)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2030: 49-58 (9 Mar. 2009) 5 plates; 58 references                           Accepted: 3 Feb. 2009
A new crocodyliform from the Alcântara Formation (Cenomanian),
Cajual Island, Brazil
ALEXANDER W. A. KELLNER, ANDRÉ E. P. PINHEIRO, SERGIO A. K. AZEVEDO, DEISE D. R.
HENRIQUES, LUCIANA BARBOSA DE CARVALHO & GUSTAVO R. OLIVEIRA (Brazil)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2028: 59-66 (6 Mar. 2009) 2 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 12 Dec. 2008
Taxonomy of the Cuban blind snakes (Scolecophidia, Typhlopidae),
with the description of a new large species
MICHEL DOMÍNGUEZ (Cuba) & LUIS V. MORENO (Spain)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2028: 41-50 (6 Mar. 2009) 6 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 21 Jan. 2009
Kinyongia asheorum sp. n., a new montane chameleon from the Nyiro Range,
northern Kenya (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae)
PETR NECAS (Czech), ROBERTO SINDACO (Italy), LUD
ĚK KOŘENÝ (Czech), JANA KOPEČ (Czech), PATRICK KENYATTA MALONZA (Kenya) & DAVID MODRÝ (Czech)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2028: 31-40 (6 Mar. 2009) 8 plates; 17 references                           Accepted: 6 Jan. 2009
First record of the genus Aristelliger (Squamata: Sphaerodactylidae) in Cuba,
with the description of a new species
LUIS M. DÍAZ (Cuba) & S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2027: 28-42 (4 Mar. 2009) 5 plates; 52 references                           Accepted: 30 Jan. 2009
Molecular phylogenetics and taxonomy of leaf-toed geckos (Phyllodactylidae:
Phyllodactylus) inhabiting the peninsula of Baja California
CHRISTOPHER BLAIR (Canada), FAUSTO R. MÉNDEZ DE LA CRUZ (Mexico), ANDRE NGO
(Canada), JOHAN LINDELL (Sweden), AMY LATHROP (Canada) & ROBERT W. MURPHY (Canada)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2021: 42-56 (27 Feb. 2009) 5 plates; 38 references                           Accepted: 6 Jan. 2009
A new species of the genus Phymaturus of the flagellifer group from
Central-Western Mendoza, Argentina (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemidae)
VALERIA CORBALÁN, ALEJANDRO SCOLARO & GUILLERMO DEBANDI (Argentina)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2019: 40-56 (23 Feb. 2009) 6 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 14 Jan. 2009
Two new diminutive species of Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata:
Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia), CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), DAICUS
BELABUT (Malaysia), MUIN, M. A. (Malaysia), PERRY L. WOOD, JR (USA), & JESSE L. GRISMER (USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2018: 58-68 (23 Feb. 2009) 10 plates; 25 references                           Accepted: 14 Jan. 2009
A reassessment of Cuora cyclornata Blanck, McCord and Le, 2006
(Testudines, Geoemydidae) and a plea for taxonomic stability
PHILLIP Q. SPINKS, ROBERT C. THOMSON & H. BRADLEY SHAFFER (USA)

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Zootaxa 2018: 1-24 (23 Feb. 2009) 1 plates; 140 references                           Accepted: 6 Jan. 2009
A proposed higher taxonomy of anomodont therapsids
CHRISTIAN F. KAMMERER & KENNETH D. ANGIELCZYK (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2013: 17-29 (16 Feb. 2009) 7 plates; 18 references                           Accepted: 12 Dec. 2008
A new microteiid lizard of the genus Acratosaura (Squamata:
Gymnophthalmidae) from Serra do Sincorá, State of Bahia, Brazil
MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, JOSÉ CASSIMIRO, MARCO ANTONIO DE FREITAS &
THAÍS FIGUEIREDO SANTOS SILV (Brazil)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2012: 28-46 (16 Feb. 2009) 7 plates; 51 references                           Accepted: 10 Dec. 2008
Two new montane species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831
(Squamata: Agamidae) from Peninsular Malaysia
PERRY L. WOOD JR. (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), L. LEE GRISMER (USA), NORHAYATI
AHMAD (Malaysia), & CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia) & AARON M. BAUER (USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2012: 47-68 (16 Feb. 2009) 7 plates; 6 references                           Accepted: 10 Dec. 2008
Three rare and enigmatic South American skinks

AURÉLIEN MIRALLES (France), JUAN CARLOS CHAPARRO (Peru) & MICHAEL B. HARVEY
(USA)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 2008: 29-37 (11 Feb. 2009) 6 plates; 8 references                           Accepted: 10 Dec. 2008
Further specimens and phylogenetic position of the recently described leaf
turtle species Cyclemys gemeli (Testudines: Geoemydidae)
PETER PRASCHAG (Austria), ANNA K. HUNDSDÖRFER (Germany) & UWE FRITZ (Germany)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2008: 38-52 (11 Feb. 2009) 3 plates; 58 references                           Accepted: 18 Nov. 2008
A new species of lizard genus Gymnodactylus Spix, 1825 (Squamata: Gekkota:
Phyllodactylidae) from Serra do Sincorá, northeastern Brazil, and the status of G. carvalhoi Vanzolini, 2005
JOSÉ CASSIMIRO & MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2008: 53-60 (11 Feb. 2009) 3 plates; 20 references                           Accepted: 15 Dec. 2008
A new species of Pareas (Serpentes: Colubridae: Pareatinae) from the
Gaoligong Mountains, southwestern China
KEJI GUO & XUEJIAN DENG (P.R. China)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 2005: 1-23 (9 Feb. 2009) 0 plates; 53 references                           Accepted: 17 Dec. 2008
A checklist of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica:
Additions and nomenclatural revisions
JAY M. SAVAGE & FEDERICO BOLAÑOS (Costa Rica)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1992: 53-67 (2 Feb. 2009) 9 plates; 21 references                           Accepted: 10 Dec. 2008
Lizard in the clouds: a new highland genus and species of Gymnophthalmidae (Reptilia: Squamata) from Maringma tepui, western Guyana
Philippe J. R. Kok (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 1988: 61-68 (27 Jan. 2009) 2 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 9 Dec. 2008
New species of Phrynocephalus (Squamata, Agamidae) from Qinghai, Northwest China
Xiang Ji, Yue-Zhao Wang & Zheng Wang (P.R. China)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1973: 51-60 (9 Jan. 2009) 3 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 10 Nov. 2008
Morphological variation in Thermophis Malnate (Serpentes: Colubridae),
with an expanded description of T. zhaoermii
PENG GUO, SHAO YING LIU, SONG HUANG, MIAO HE, ZHI YU SUN, JIN CHAO FENG &
ER MI ZHAO (P.R. China)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1969: 59-68 (5 Jan. 2009) 5 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 7 Nov. 2008
Rediscovery and redescription of the Andean earth-snake Atractus wagleri
(Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae)
PAULO PASSOS (Brazil) & JUAN C. ARREDONDO(Colombia)

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Zootaxa 1967: 53-62 (19 Dec. 2008) 4 plates; 35 references                        Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
A new endemic cave dwelling species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve, Southwestern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam), L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & JESSE L. GRISMER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1965: 1-49 (17 Dec. 2008) 34 plates; 44 references                        Accepted: 22 Oct. 2008
A revision of the Oligodon taeniatus (Günther, 1861) group (Squamata: Colubridae) , with the description of three new species from the Indochinese Region
PATRICK DAVID (France), GERNOT VOGEL (Germany) & JOHAN VAN ROOIJEN (The Netherlands)

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Zootaxa 1948: 57-68 (3 Dec. 2008) 7 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 17 Nov. 2008
A new species of jumping pitviper of the genus Atropoides (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from the Sierra de Botaderos and the Sierra La Muralla, Honduras
ERIC N. SMITH (USA) & JORGE A. FERRARI-CASTRO (Honduras)

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Zootaxa 1945: 51-66 (28 Nov. 2008) 2 plates; 51 references                    Accepted: 11 Nov. 2008
Dissecting the major African snake radiation: a molecular phylogeny of
the Lamprophiidae Fitzinger (Serpentes, Caenophidia)
NICOLAS VIDAL (France), WILLIAM R. BRANCH (South Africa), OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA), DONALD G. BROADLEY (Zimbabwe), MICHAEL WINK (Germany), CORINNE CRUAUD (France), ULRICH JOGER (Germany) & ZOLTÁN TAMÁS NAGY (Belgium)

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 Monograph 
Zootaxa 1942: 1-68 (26 Nov. 2008) 19 plates; 156 references                        Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
Herpetological results of the 2002 expedition
to Sarisariñama, a tepui in Venezuelan Guayana, with the description of five new species
CESAR L. BARRIO-AMOROS & CHARLES BREWER-CARIAS (Venezuela)
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Zootaxa 1940: 25-40 (24 Nov. 2008) 2 plates; 19 references                     Accepted: 25 Sept. 2008
Rediscovery and redescription of the type of Philodryas laticeps Werner, 1900 and the taxonomic status of P. oligolepis Gomes, 1921 (Serpentes, Colubridae)
HUSSAM ZAHER (Brasil), GUSTAVO SCROCCHI (Argentina) & ROBERTA MASIERO Brasil)
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Zootaxa 1939: 19-37 (21 Nov. 2008) 33 plates; 44 references                       Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826
(Squamata: Colubridae) from southern Vietnam and Cambodia
PATRICK DAVID (France), GERNOT VOGEL (Germany) & OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 1939: 38-50 (21 Nov. 2008) 3 plates; 34 references                       Accepted: 22 Oct. 2008
A new fragment for the understanding of the puzzling evolutive process of the Phymaturus genus: a new species of the patagonicus group from Patagonia, Argentina (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemidae)
JOSÉ ALEJANDRO SCOLARO & NORA RUTH IBARGÜENGOYTÍA (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1932: 18-26 (14 Nov. 2008) 4 plates; 18 references                             Accepted: 22 Oct. 2008
The largest blindsnake in Mesoamerica: a new species of Typhlops (Squamata: Typhlopidae) from an isolated karstic mountain in Honduras
JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND (USA), LARRY DAVID WILSON (Honduras), LORRAINE P. KETZLER (Honduras)& ILEANA R. LUQUE-MONTES (Honduras)

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Zootaxa 1931: 1-24 (12 Nov. 2008) 10 plates; 57 references                           Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
The distribution, taxonomy, and redescription of the geckos Cnemaspis affinis (Stoliczka 1887) and C. flavolineata (Nicholls 1949) with descriptions of a new montane species and two new lowland, karst- dwelling species from Peninsular Malaysia
L. Lee Grismer (USA), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), PERRY L. WOOD, JR (USA) & Chan Kin Onn (Malaysia)
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Zootaxa 1931: 25-36 (12 Nov. 2008) 1 plate; 74  references                           Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
Phylogeny and taxonomy of the Middle Eastern geckos of the genus Cyrtopodion and their selected relatives
JAN CERVENKA, LUKAS KRATOCHVIL & DANIEL FRYNTA (Czech Rep.)
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Zootaxa 1931: 57-67 (12 Nov. 2008) 2 plates; 59 references                          Accepted: 7 Oct. 2008
A redescription of 'Megalosaurus' hesperis (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Inferior Oolite (Bajocian, Middle Jurassic) of Dorset, United Kingdom
Roger B. J. Benson (UK)
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Zootaxa 1930: 18-38 (12 Nov. 2008) 8 plates; 62 references                           Accepted: 18 Aug. 2008
New pored Leposternon (Squamata, Amphisbaenia) from Brazilian Cerrado
SÍRIA RIBEIRO, WILIAN VAZ-SILVA & ALFREDO P. SANTOS-JR (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1925: 39-50 (7 Nov. 2008) 1 plate; 25 references                           Accepted: 18 Sept. 2008
Gecko on the rocks: an enigmatic new species of Gonatodes (Sphaerodactylidae) from Inselbergs of the Venezuelan Guayana
GILSON A. RIVAS (Venezuela) & WALTER E. SCHARGEL (USA)

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Zootaxa 1924: 53-68 (5 Nov. 2008) 7 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 30 Sept. 2008
A new insular species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Langkawi Archipelago, Kedah, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia)

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Zootaxa 1921: 1-23 (3 Nov. 2008) 9 plates; 39 references                           Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
Three new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), JESSE L. GRISMER (USA), PERRY L. WOOD, JR. (USA) & DAICUS BELABUT (Malaysia)

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Zootaxa 1918: 26-38 (29 Oct. 2008) 6 plates; 39 references                             Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
A new arboreal Lepidodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Espiritu Santo Island, Vanuatu: from egg to holotype
IVAN INEICH (France)
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Zootaxa 1918: 39-44 (29 Oct. 2008) 2 plates; 7 references                             Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
Redescription of Anolis rubribarbaris (Kuhler, McCranie, & Wilson 1999), a poorly-known Mesoamerican cloud forest anole (Squamata: Polychrotidae)
JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND (USA), LARRY DAVID WILSON (Honduras), ILEANA R. LUQUE-MONTES (Honduras) & LORRAINE P. KETZLER (Honduras)

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Zootaxa 1909: 1-15 (20 Oct. 2008) 10 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 30 Sept. 2008
A new highland species of Arthrosaura Boulenger, 1885 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Maringma tepui on the border of Guyana and Brazil
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 1909: 37-51 (20 Oct. 2008) 3 plates; 37 references                              Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
Two new cave-dwelling species of Cyrtodactylus Gray (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Southwestern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam)

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Zootaxa 1894: 59-68 (8 Oct. 2008) 5 plates;  17 references                            Accepted: 31 Jul. 2008
A new species of large Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Melanesia
PAUL OLIVER (Australia), BURHAN TJATURADI (Indonesia), MUMPUNI (Indonesia), KELIOPAS KREY (Indonesia) & STEPHEN RICHARDS (Australia)
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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1893: 65-68 (6 Oct. 2008) 1 plates; 2 7 references                                 Accepted: 18 Aug. 2008
Comments on "Chersine Merrem, 1820 and Chersina Gray, 1831: a nomenclatural survey by Bour & Ohler, Zootaxa, 1752: 66–68"
UWE FRITZ & OTTO KRAUS (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1883: 1-27 (24 Sept. 2008) 1 plate; 26 references                           Accepted: 13 Aug. 2008
Taxonomic partitioning of Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae)
from Papua New Guinea
FRED KRAUS (USA)
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Zootaxa 1882: 57-68 (22 Sept. 2008) 11 plates; 31 references                          Accepted: 27 Jul. 2008
A rare alpine skink Oligosoma pikitanga n. sp. (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Llawrenny Peaks, Fiordland, New Zealand
TRENT P BELL & GEOFF B PATTERSON (New Zealand)
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Zootaxa 1877: 49-58 (10 Sept. 2008) 5 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 29 Jul. 2008
A new species of Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia
CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia) & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)
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Zootaxa 1875: 39-50 (12 Sept. 2008) 4 plates; 36 references                             Accepted: 31 Jul. 2008
A new species of the lizard genus Bachia (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrados of Central Brazil

Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, AGUSTÍN CAMACHO, PEDRO MURILO SALES NUNES, RENATO SOUSA RECODER, MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., PAULA H. VALDUJO, JOSÉ MÁRIO B. GHELLERE, TAMÍ MOTT & CRISTIANO NOGUEIRA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1875: 51-68 (12 Sept. 2008) 4 plates; 23 references                             Accepted: 22 Jul. 2008
A new species of karst dwelling gecko (genus Cnemaspis Strauch 1887) from the border region of Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), NUROLHUDA NASIR (Malaysia) & MONTRI SUMONTHA (Thailand)
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Zootaxa 1873: 50-60 (10 Sept. 2008) 5 plates; 41 references                           Accepted: 28 Aug. 2008
A new genus and species of eyelid-less and limb reduced gymnophthalmid lizard from northeastern Brazil (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae)
MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES & EDNILZA MARANHÃO DOS SANTOS (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1863: 1-120 (3 Sep. 2008) 23 plates; 152 references                           Accepted: 16 Jun. 2008
A phylogeny of Plesiosauria (Sauropterygia) and its bearing on the systematic status of Leptocleidus Andrews, 1922
Patrick S. Druckenmiller & Anthony P. Russell (Canada)
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Zootaxa 1860: 28-34 (1 Sep. 2008) 0 plates; 40 references                             Accepted: 11 Jul. 2008
A revised and updated checklist of the lizards of Peninsular Malaysia

L. LEE GRISMER (USA)
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Zootaxa 1857: 33-43 (27 Aug. 2008) 9 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 8 Jul. 2008
A new species of Cyrtopodion (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from the northern areas of Pakistan

RAFAQAT MASROOR (Pakistan)
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Zootaxa 1847: 62-68 (11 Aug. 2008) 4 plates; 14 references                              Accepted: 14 May 2008
A 100 million year old gecko with sophisticated adhesive toe pads, preserved in amber from Myanmar
E. NICHOLAS ARNOLD (UK) & GEORGE POINAR (USA)

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Zootaxa 1847: 19-33 (11 Aug. 2008) 8 plates; 29 references                              Accepted: 4 Jun. 2008
A new species of coralsnake of the genus Calliophis (Squamata: Elapidae) from the Central Province of Sri Lanka
ERIC N. SMITH (USA), KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI (Sri Lanka) & RUCHIRA SOMAWEERA (Sri Lanka)

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Zootaxa 1841: 1-30 (4 Aug. 2008) 7 plates; 170 references                              Accepted: 15 Jul. 2008
At the lower size limit in snakes: two new species of threadsnakes (Squamata: Leptotyphlopidae: Leptotyphlops) from the Lesser Antilles
S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1828: 43-56 (23 Jul. 2008) 3 plates; 37 references                              Accepted: 8 Jul. 2008
Redescription and biogeography of Mabuya cochabambae Dunn with comments on Bolivian congeners (Lacertilia: Scincidae)
MICHAEL B. HARVEY (USA), RODRIGO AGUAYO (Boliva) & AURELIEN MIRALLES (France)

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Zootaxa 1813: 1-18 (30 Jun. 2008) 15 plates; 41 references                              Accepted: 14 May 2008
A primitive istiodactylid pterosaur (Pterodactyloidea) from the Jiufotang Formation (Early Cretaceous), northeast China
XIAOLIN WANG (P.R. China), DIOGENES DE ALMEIDA CAMPOS (Brazil), ZHONGHE ZHOU (P.R. China) & ALEXANDER W. A. KELLNER (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1800: 1-85 (16 Jun. 2008) 5 plates; 613 references                              Accepted: 16 Apr. 2008
A monographic catalogue on the systematics and phylogeny of the South
American iguanian lizard family Liolaemidae (Squamata, Iguania)
DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK), J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO (Argentina) & PIOTR SURA (Poland)
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Zootaxa 1788: 21-36 (9 Jun. 2008) 5 plates; 20 references                              Accepted: 14 May 2008
A new species of velvet gecko (Diplodactylidae: Oedura) from north-east Queensland, Australia
CONRAD J. HOSKIN & MEGAN HIGGIE (Australia)

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Zootaxa 1786: 48-60 (9 Jun. 2008) 2 plates; 40 references                              Accepted: 7 May 2008
When starvation challenges the tradition of niche conservatism: On a new species of the saxicolous genus Phymaturus from Patagonia Argentina with pseudoarboreal foraging behaviour (Iguania, Liolaemidae)
JOSE ALEJANDRO SCOLARO (Argentina), NORA RUTH IBARGUENGOYTIA (Argentina) & DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK)
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Zootaxa 1778: 59-68 (28 May 2008) 2 plates; 25 references                              Accepted: 15 Apr. 2008
New species of Gekko (Squamata: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from China: morphological and molecular evidence
KAIYA ZHOU & QIUXIAN WANG (P.R. China)

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Zootaxa 1771: 1-15 (19 May 2008) 3 plates; 26 references                              Accepted: 12 Mar. 2008
A new species of Cnemaspis Strauch 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Pulau Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER (USA) & CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia)

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Zootaxa 1771: 16-30 (19 May 2008) 9 plates; 27 references                              Accepted: 25 Mar. 2008
A new species of Goniurosaurus from Cat Ba Island, Hai Phong, northern Vietnam (Squamata: Eublepharidae)
THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany), NGUYEN QUANG TRUONG (Vietnam), ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland), ROSWITHA STENKE (Vietnam) & HERBERT ROSLER (Germany)

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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1764: 66-68 (7 May 2008) 1 plates; 8 references                              Accepted: 2 Apr. 2008
Rediscovery of the holotype of Ditaxodon taeniatus (Peters in Hensel, 1868) (Serpentes: Colubridae) and invalidation of the neotype designation
RENATO S. BERNILS (Brazil), CHRISTOPH KUCHARZEWSKI (Germany), JULIO CESAR DE MOURA-LEITE (Germany) & AXEL KWET (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1758: 61-68 (28 Apr. 2008) 3 plates; 26 references                              Accepted: 12 Mar. 2008
Naming one of the world's rarest chelonians, the southern Batagur

PETER PRASCHAG (Austria), ROBERT S. SOMMER (Germany), COLIN MCCARTHY (UK), RICHARD GEMEL (Austria) & UWE FRITZ (Germany)
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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1752: 66-68 (18 Apr. 2008) 0 plates; 30 references                              Accepted: 12 Mar. 2008
Chersine Merrem, 1820 and Chersina Gray, 1831: a nomenclatural survey
Roger Bour & Annemarie Ohler (France)

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Zootaxa 1750: 59-67 (16 Apr. 2008) 4 plates; 9 references                              Accepted: 25 Mar. 2008
A new species of night-lizard of the genus Lepidophyma (Squamata: Xantusiidae) from the Cuicatlan Valley, Oaxaca, Mexico

LUIS CANSECO-MARQUEZ, GUADALUPE GUTIIEREZ-MAYEN & ANDRES ALBERTO MENDOZA-HERNANDEZ (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 1750: 32-42 (16 Apr. 2008) 4 plates; 54 references                              Accepted: 26 Mar. 2008
A new red-eyed Gekko (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand
Aaron M. Bauer (USA), Montri Sumontha (Thailand), & Olivier S. G. Pauwels (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 1743: 43-52 (7 Apr. 2008) 4 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 7 Feb. 2008
A new gecko of the genus Tarentola (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Eastern Cuba
LUIS M. DIAZ (Cuba) & S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)

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Zootaxa 1743: 53-61 (7 Apr. 2008) 3 plates; 27 references                              Accepted: 3 Mar. 2008
Morphological variation in Xenoxybelis boulengeri (Procter, 1923) (Serpentes, Xenodontinae, Philodryadini)

ANA LUCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE, MARCIO ANDRE AMORIM DA SILVA, WALDIMA ALVES DA ROCHA & FRANCISCO LUIS FRANCO (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1729: 37-48 (20 Mar. 2008) 9 plates; 35 references                              Accepted: 13 Feb. 2008
A new species of the snake genus Fimbrios from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Truong Son, central Vietnam (Squamata: Xenodermatidae)
THOMAS ZIEGLER (GERMANY), PATRICK DAVID (FRANCE), AURELIEN MIRALLES (FRANCE), DOAN VAN KIEN (VIETNAM) & NGUYEN QUANG TRUONG (VIETNAM)

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Zootaxa 1729: 8-22 (20 Mar. 2008) 8 plates; 62 references                              Accepted: 6 Dec. 2007
A new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Malaysia including a literature survey of mensural and meristic data in the genus
HERBERT ROSLER & FRANK GLAW (GERMANY)

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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1721: 65-68 (7 Mar. 2008) 1 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 18 Jan. 2008
On the type specimens of the recently described Sulawesi pitviper Tropidolaemus laticinctus Kuch, Gumprecht & Melaun 2007 (Squamata: Viperidae)
ANDRE KOCH (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1719: 53-60 (5 Mar. 2008) 6 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 4 Jan. 2008
New species of Luperosaurus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Crocker Range Park, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo)
INDRANEIL DAS, MAKLARIN LAKIM & PIUS KANDAUNG (Malaysia)
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Zootaxa 1717: 51-67 (3 Mar. 2008) 9 plates; 41 references                              Accepted: 18 Jan. 2007
Redescription of Liolaemus dorbignyi Koslowsky, 1898 and description of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae)

ANDRES SEBASTIAN QUINTEROS, CRISTIAN SIMON ABDALA & FERNANDO JOSE LOBO (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1715: 57-68 (29 Feb. 2008) 2 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 11 Jan. 2008
A new species of insular pitviper of the genus Cryptelytrops (Squamata: Viperidae) from southern Vietnam
L. LEE GRISMER (USA), NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & JESSE L. GRISMER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1715: 27-42 (29 Feb. 2008) 12 plates; 36 references                          Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
Descriptions of two new species of Cyrtodactylus Gray 1827 (Squamata : Gekkonidae) endemic to southern Vietnam
NGO VAN TRI (Vietnam) & AARON M. BAUER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1705: 40-50 (18 Feb. 2008) 7 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
A new Nactus gecko (Gekkonidae) and a new Leiolopisma skink (Scincidae) from La Reunion, Indian Ocean, based on recent fossil remains and ancient DNA sequence
E. NICHOLAS ARNOLD (UK) & ROGER BOUR (France)

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Zootaxa 1703: 25-46 (13 Feb. 2008) 7 plates; 37 references                           Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
Systematic status and correct nomen of the western North African cat snake: Telescopus tripolitanus (Werner, 1909) (Serpentes: Colubridae), with comments on the other taxa in the dhara-obtusus group
PIERRE-ANDRE CROCHET (France), JENS B. RASMUSSEN (Denmark), THOMAS WILMS (Germany), PHILIPPE GENIEZ (France), JEAN-FRANCOIS TRAPE (Senegal) & WOLFGANG BOHME (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1703: 47-61 (13 Feb. 2008) 3 plates; 63 references                           Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
Origin of the eastern brownsnake, Pseudonaja textilis (Dumeril, Bibron and Dumeril) (Serpentes: Elapidae: Hydrophiinae) in New Guinea: evidence of multiple dispersals from Australia, and comments on the status of Pseudonaja textilis pughi Hoser 2003
DAVID J. WILLIAMS (Australia), MARK O'SHEA (Australia), ROLAND L. DAGUERRE (UK), CATHARINE E. POOK (UK), WOLFGANG WUSTER (UK), CHRISTOPHER J. HAYDEN (USA), JOHN D. MCVAY (USA), OWEN PAIVA (Papua New Guinea), TEATULOHI MATAINAHO (Papua New Guinea), KENNETH D. WINKEL (Australia) & CHRISTOPHER C. AUSTIN (USA)

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Zootaxa 1700: 21-34 (7 Feb. 2008) 11 plates; 36 references                           Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
A new ground-dwelling Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Maharashtra, with a key to the Hemidactylus of India
VARAD B. GIRI (India) & AARON M. BAUER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1700: 35-52 (7 Feb. 2008) 8 plates; 64 references                            Accepted: 28 Nov. 2007
A new species of Eutropis (Squamata: Scincidae) from Sri Lanka
INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia), ANSLEM DE SILVA (Sri Lanka) & CHRISTOPHER C. AUSTIN (USA)

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Zootaxa 1700: 53-62 (7 Feb. 2008) 4 plates; 11 references                              Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
A new Petracola and re-description of P. ventrimaculatus (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae)
David Kizirian, Sarah Bayefsky-Anand, April Eriksson, MINH LE & Maureen A. Donnelly (USA)

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Zootaxa 1691: 53-66 (29 Jan. 2008) 1 plates; 36 references                              Accepted: 25 Nov. 2007
A new species of insular skink (Genus Sphenomorphus Fitzinger 1843) from the Langkawi Archipelago, Kedah, West Malaysia with the first report of the herpetofauna of Pulau Singa Besar and an updated checklist of the herpetofauna of Pulau Langkawi
L. LEE GRISMER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1685: 55-66 (21 Jan. 2008) 6 plates; 52 references                              Accepted: 28 Nov. 2007
Taxonomic revision of the Neotropical water snake Hydrops triangularis
(Serpentes, Colubridae)
NELSON R. DE ALBUQUERQUE & THALES DE LEMA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1674: 27-37 (7 Jan. 2008) 6 plates; 13 references                              Accepted: 21 Nov. 2007
A new, brightly colored species of Pseudoboa Schneider, 1801 from the Amazon Basin (Serpentes, Xenodontinae)

HUSSAM ZAHER, MARIA ERMELINDA OLIVEIRA & FRANCISCO LUIS FRANCO (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1644: 1-40 (23 Nov. 2007)  30 plates; 73 references                            Accepted: 27 Sep. 2007
Revision of the Tropidolaemus wagleri-complex (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae). I. Definition of included taxa and redescription of Tropidolaemus wagleri (Boie, 1827)
GERNOT VOGEL (Germany), PATRICK DAVID (France), MARIO LUTZ (Philippines), JOHAN VAN ROOIJEN (The Netherlands) & NICOLAS VIDAL (France)

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Zootaxa 1613: 1-22 (12 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 83 references                            Accepted: 31 Aug. 2007
Genetic and morphological differentiation of Mosor rock lizards, Dinarolacerta mosorensis (Kolombatovic, 1886), with the description of a new species from the Prokletije Mountain Massif (Montenegro) (Squamata: Lacertidae)
KATARINA LJUBISAVLJEVIC (Serbia), OSCAR ARRIBAS (Spain), GEORG DZUKIC (Serbia) & SALVADOR CARRANZA (Spain) 

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Zootaxa 1613: 57-65 (12 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 28 Aug. 2007
A new species of Hydrodynastes Fitzinger, 1843 from central Brazil (Serpentes: Colubridae: Xenodontinae)
FRANCISCO L. FRANCO, DANIEL S. FERNANDES & BRUNO M. BENTIM (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1612: 1-24 (10 Oct. 2007)  15 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Two new species of Lankascincus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Sripada Sanctuary (Peak Wilderness), in Sri Lanka
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, ROSHAN RODRIGO, NIHAL DAYAWANSA & U. L. D. JAYANTHA (Sri Lanka)

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Zootaxa 1609: 53-68 (8 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 57 references                            Accepted: 10 Sep. 2007
Molecular phylogeny of the Sceloporus torquatus species-group (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae)
NORBERTO MARTINEZ-MENDEZ & FAUSTO R. MENDEZ-DE LA CRUZ (Mexico)
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Zootaxa 1607: 35-46 (3 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Montealtosuchus arrudacamposi, a new peirosaurid crocodile (Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Late Cretaceous Adamantina Formation of Brazil
ISMAR DE SOUZA CARVALHO, FELIPE MESQUITA DE VASCONCELLOS & SANDRA APARECIDA SIMIONATO TAVARES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1587: 27-41 (17 Sep. 2007)  6 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 25 Aug. 2007
A new velvet Gecko (Gekkonidae: Oedura) from south-east Queensland, Australia
PATRICK J. COUPER (Australia), LAUREN D. KEIM (Australia) & CONRAD J. HOSKIN (Australia)

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Zootaxa 1582: 1-17 (12 Sep. 2007)  11 plates; 54 references                            Accepted: 3 Aug. 2007
Achillesaurus manazzonei, a new alvarezsaurid theropod (Dinosauria) from the Late Cretaceous Bajo de la Carpa Formation, Rio Negro Province, Argentina
AGUSTIN G. MARTINELLI & EZEQUIEL I. VERA (Argentina)
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 Monograph 
Zootaxa 1538: 1-84 (30 Jul. 2007) 38 plates; 102 references                            Accepted: 9 May 2007
Phylogeny of the boulengeri group (Iguania: Liolaemidae, Liolaemus) based on morphological and molecular characters
CRISTIAN SIMON ABDALA 
(Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1532: 51-68 (26 Jul. 2007) 7 plates; 65 references                            Accepted: 20 Jun. 2007
Get an eyeful of this: a new species of giant spitting cobra from eastern and north-eastern Africa (Squamata: Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja)
WOLFGANG WUSTER (UK) & DONALD G. BROADLEY (Zimbabwe)

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Zootaxa 1524: 47-55 (9 Jul. 2007) 4 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 9 May 2007
A new species of Phymaturus from rocky outcrops in the central steppe of Rio Negro province, Patagonia Argentina (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemidae)
JOSE ALEJANDRO SCOLARO & NORA RUTH IBARGUENGOYTIA (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1517: 53-62 (28 Jun. 2007) 4 plates; 24 references                            Accepted: 9 May 2007
Phylogenetic relationships and classification of the Malagasy pseudoxyrhophiine snake genera Geodipsas and Compsophis based on morphological and molecular data
FRANK GLAW (Germany), ZOLTAN T. NAGY (Belgium) & MIGUEL VENCES (GERMANY)
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Zootaxa 1515: 31-68 (25 Jun. 2007) 13 plates; 125 references                            Accepted: 9 May 2007
A review of East and Central African species of Letheobia Cope, revived from the synonymy of Rhinotyphlops Fitzinger, with descriptions of five new species (Serpentes: Typhlopidae)
DONALD. G. BROADLEY (Zimbabwe) & VAN WALLACH (USA)
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Zootaxa 1514: 1-36 (25 Jun. 2007) 27 plates; 137 references                            Accepted: 23 Apr. 2007
An account of the generic and specific names, and type specimens of viperid taxa described by Albert Franz Theodor Reuss (Squamata: Viperidae)
LASZLO KRECSAK (Hungary)
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Zootaxa 1501: 1-30 (7 Jun. 2007) 6 plates; 33 references                            Accepted: 7 Mar. 2007
A revision of the Venezuelan Anoles I: A new Anolis species from the Andes of Venezuela with the redescription of Anolis jacare Boulenger 1903 (Reptilia: Polychrotidae) and the clarification of the status of Anolis nigropunctatus Williams 1974
GABRIEL N. UGUETO (USA), GILSON RIVAS FUENMAYOR (Venezuela), TITO BARROS (Venezuela), SANTIAGO J. SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO (Colombia) & JUAN E. GARCÍA-PÉREZ (Venezuela)

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Zootaxa 1493: 1-40 (31 May 2007) 21 plates; 89 references                            Accepted: 12 Mar. 2007
The diversity of a snake community in a karst forest ecosystem in the central Truong Son, Vietnam, with an identification key
THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany), RALF HENDRIX (Germany), VU NGOC THANH (Vietnam), MARTINA VOGT (Vietnam), BERNHARD FORSTER (Vietnam) & DANG NGOC KIEN (Vietnam)

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Zootaxa 1493: 41-51 (31 May 2007) 2 plates; 49 references                            Accepted: 20 Mar. 2007
A phylogeny of the enigmatic Madagascan geckos of the genus Uroplatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
ELI GREENBAUM (USA), AARON M. BAUER (USA), TODD R. JACKMAN (USA), MIGUEL VENCES (Germany) & FRANK GLAW (Germany)

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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1493: 66-68 (31 May 2007) 0 plates; 4 references                            Accepted: 26 Apr. 2007
The taxonomic status of the Venezuelan snakes Atractus matthewi and A. nororientalis (Serpentes, Colubridae)
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium), GILSON A. RIVAS FUENMAYOR (Venezuela) and OLIVIER S. G. PAUWELS (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 1490: 1-63 (31 May 2007) 31 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 20 Mar. 2007
Review of the genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in Sri Lanka with the description of five new species
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE & D. A. I. MUNINDRADASA (Sir Lanka)

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Zootaxa 1472: 1-28 (14 May 2007) 6 plates; 93 references                            Accepted: 17 Mar. 2007
A review of the subgenus Euprepiosaurus of Varanus (Squamata: Varanidae): morphological and molecular phylogeny, distribution and zoogeography, with an identification key for the members of the V. indicus and the V. prasinus species groups
THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany), ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland), ANDRE KOCH (Germany) & WOLFGANG BOHME (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1470: 35-46 (10 May 2007) 4 plates; 24 references                             Accepted: 12 Feb. 2007
Redescription and variation of Micrurus paraensis Cunha & Nascimento 1973 (Serpentes: Elapidae)
DARLAN TAVARES FEITOSA
, ANA LUCIA DA COSTA PRUDENTE & ANA CAROLINE DE LIMA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1470: 47-57 (10 May 2007) 7 plates; 16 references                             Accepted: 13 Feb. 2007
A new species of Leiosaurus (Iguania: Leiosauridae) from central-western Argentina
ALEJANDRO LASPIUR, JUAN CARLOS ACOSTA & CRISTIAN S. ABDALA (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 1462: 41-60 (30 Apr. 2007) 12 plates; 16 references                             Accepted: 14 Mar. 2007
A new species of the natricine snake genus Amphiesma from the Indochinese Region (Squamata: Colubridae: Natricinae)
PATRICK DAVID (France), RAOUL H. BAIN (USA), NGUYEN QUANG TRUONG (Vietnam), NIKOLAI L. ORLOV (Russia),
GERNOT VOGEL (Germany), VU NGOC THANH(Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1452: 25-42 (19 Apr. 2007) 5 plates; 57 references                             Accepted: 14 Mar. 2007
The limits of polymorphism in Liolaemus rothi: Molecular and phenotypic evidence for a new species of the Liolaemus boulengeri clade (Iguanidae, Liolaemini) from boreal Patagonia of Chile
DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK), J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO (Argentina) & JAMES A. SCHULTE II (USA)

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Zootaxa 1452: 43-54 (19 Apr. 2007) 5 plates; 22 references                             Accepted: 15 Mar. 2007
A new species of Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemini) from southern Mendoza province, Argentina
LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA (Argentina), MARIANA MORANDO (Argentina), CRISTIAN HERNAN FULVIO PEREZ (Argentina)&JACK W. SITES, JR. (USA)

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Zootaxa 1452: 55-68 (19 Apr. 2007) 4 plates; 32 references                             Accepted: 15 Mar. 2007
Iguanian species-richness in the Andes of boreal Patagonia: Evidence for an additional new Liolaemus lizard from Argentina lacking precloacal glands (Iguania, Liolaeminae)
DANIEL PINCHEIRA-DONOSO (UK)& J. ALEJANDRO SCOLARO (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 1447: 1-26 (12 Apr. 2007) 10 plates; 36 references                             Accepted: 24 Jan. 2007
A new species of coralsnake (Micrurus: Elapidae) from southern Brazil
MARCOS DI-BERNARDO, MARCIO BORGES-MARTINS & NELSON JORGE DA SILVA, JR.
(Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1446: 1-20 (12 Apr. 2007) 13 plates; 45 references                             Accepted: 7 Mar. 2007
A new species of Temple Pitviper (Tropidolaemus Wagler, 1830) from Sulawesi, Indonesia (Squamata: Viperidae: Crotalinae)
ULRICH KUCH, ANDREAS GUMPRECHT & CHRISTIAN MELAUN (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1445: 35-48 (9 Apr. 2007) 9 plates; 50 references                             Accepted: 13 Feb. 2007
Another new Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, central Truong Son, Vietnam
ASTRID HEIDRICH
(Germany), HERBERT ROSLER (Germany), VU NGOC THANH (Vietnam), WOLFGANG BOHME (Germany) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1430: 1-86 (22 Mar. 2007) 26 plates; 168 references                           Accepted: 27 Feb. 2007
Systematics of the Palaearctic and Oriental lizard tribe Lacertini
(Squamata: Lacertidae: Lacertinae), with descriptions of eight new genera
E. NICHOLAS ARNOLD (UK), OSCAR ARRIBAS (Spain) & SALVADOR CARRANZA (Spain)
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Zootaxa 1426: 1-26 (15 Mar. 2007) 17 plates; 72 references                          Accepted: 29 Nov. 2006
The identity of the Javan Krait, Bungarus javanicus Kopstein, 1932
(Squamata: Elapidae): evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence analyses and morphology
ULRICH KUCH & DIETRICH MEBS (Germany)
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 Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1426: 68 (15 Mar. 2007)  2 references                                                    Accepted: 7 Mar. 2007
Corrections to species names recently placed in Kinyongia and Nadzikambia
(Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae) 
COLIN R. TILBURY, KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY & WILLIAM R. BRANCH (South Africa)
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Zootaxa 1425: 53-61 (15 Mar. 2007) 7 plates; 24 references                            Accepted: 2 Feb. 2007

A new side-necked turtle (Pleurodira, Pelomedusoides) from the Santana
Formation (Early Cretaceous), Araripe Basin, Northeastern Brazil
GUSTAVO RIBEIRO DE OLIVEIRA & ALEXANDER WILHELM ARMIN KELLNER (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1425: 63-68 (15 Mar. 2007) 2 plates; 8 references                              Accepted: 2 Feb. 2007

A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from western Papua New Guinea
FRED KRAUS (USA)
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Zootaxa 1422: 45-58 (8 Mar. 2007) 7 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 12 Feb. 2007
A new species of taipan (Elapidae: Oxyuranus) from central Australia
PAUL DOUGHTY, BRAD MARYAN, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN & MARK N. HUTCHINSON (Australia)
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Zo
otaxa 1408: 1-78 (15 Feb. 2007)  12 plates; 185 references                         Accepted: 13 Dec. 2006
A revision of the genus Leptotyphlops in northeastern Africa and southwestern Arabia (Serpentes: Leptotyphlopidae)
D.G. BROADLEY & V. WALLACH
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Zootaxa 1402: 59-68 (1 Feb. 2007)  4 plates; 35 references                            Accepted: 29 Nov. 2006
Rediscovery of the enigmatic blind snake genus Xenotyphlops in northern Madagascar, with description of a new species (Serpentes: Typhlopidae)
V. WALLACH (USA), V. MERCURIO (Germany) & F. ANDREONE (Italy)

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Zootaxa 1400: 1-26 (29 Jan. 2007)  11 plates; 22 references                            Accepted: 9 Dec. 2006
Eleven new species of snakes of the genus Typhlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) from Hispaniola and Cuba
R. THOMAS & S.B. HEDGES (USA)
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Zootaxa 1399: 57-68 (29 Jan. 2007)  9 plates; 38 references                            Accepted: 20 Dec. 2006
A new species of Rhynchocalamus (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae) from Turkey
K. OLGUN, A. AVCI, C. ILGAZ, N. UZUM & C. YILMAZ (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 1399: 1-56 (29 Jan. 2007)  146 references                                             Accepted: 10 Nov. 2006
Catalogue of the available scientific species-group names for lizards of the genus Phrynocephalus Kaup, 1825 (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae)
A.V. BARABANOV & N.B. ANANJEVA (Russia)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1395: 1-31 (22 Jan. 2007)  87 references                                             Accepted: 29 Nov. 2006
A checklist and key to the snakes of the genus Geophis (Squamata: Colubridae: Dipsadinae), with commentary on distribution and conservation
L.D. WILSON & J.H. TOWNSEND (USA)
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Zootaxa 1394: 25-45 (18 Jan. 2007)  16 plates; 43 references                            Accepted: 29 Nov. 2006
A new species of Dendrelaphis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Southeast Asia
G. Vogel (Germany) & J. VAN ROOIJEN (The Netherlands)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1394: 1-23 (18 Jan. 2007)  5 plates; 38 references                              Accepted: 10 Nov. 2006
A new polytypic species of the genus Uromastyx Merrem 1820 (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae: Leiolepidinae) from southwestern Arabia
T.M. WILMS (Germany) & A. SCHMITZ (Switzerland)
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 Article 
Zootaxa 1393: 19-26 (18 Jan. 2007)  2 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 23 Nov. 2006
A new species of Liotyphlops (Serpentes: Anomalepididae) from the Atlantic Rain Forest of Northeastern Brazil
E.M.X. FREIRE, U. CARAMASCHI & A.J.S. ARGOLO (Brazil)

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 Article 
Zootaxa 1387: 27-38 (8 Jan. 2007)  12 plates; 26 references                           Accepted: 10 Nov. 2006
A new subspecies, Eumeces schneiderii barani n. ssp (Reptilia: Sauria: Scincidae) from Turkey
Y. KUMLUTAS, H. ARIKAN, C. ILGAZ & Y. KASKA (Turkey)

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2006

Zootaxa 1378: 19-35 (11 Dec. 2006) 6 plates; 57 references                            Accepted: 30 Oct. 2006
A new snake of the genus Atractus Wagler, 1828 (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) from Kaieteur National Park, Guyana, northeastern South America
P.J.R. KOK (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 1369: 19-33 (30 Nov. 2006) 7 plates; 21 references                             Accepted: 26 Oct. 2006
A new species of Cnemaspis (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Sri Lanka
L.J.M. WICKRAMASINGHE (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 1363: 23-38 (23 Nov. 2006) 3 plates; 47 references                            Accepted: 5 Oct. 2006
A review of the systematics of the genus Bradypodion (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), with the description of two new genera
C.R. TILBURY , K.A. TOLLEY & W.R. BRANCH (South Africa)
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Zootaxa 1361: 33-43 (20 Nov. 2006) 5 plates; 24 references                              Accepted: 16 Oct. 2006
A new species of Liolaemus (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from San Guillermo National Park, western Argentina
J.C. MONGUILLOT, M.R. CABRERA, J.C. ACOSTA & J. VILLAVICENCIO (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1317: 57-68 (21 Sept. 2006) 5 plates; 12  references                          Accepted:  17 Jul. 2006
A new species of Semaphore gecko Pristurus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Mauretania, represents a 4700km range extension for genus
P. GENIEZ (France)& E.N. ARNOLD (UK)
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Zootaxa 1317: 21-33 (21 Sept. 2006) 3 plates; 16  references                        Accepted:  21 Aug. 2006
A new species of the Liolaemus darwinii group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Catamarca Province, Argentina
C.S. ABDALA & J.M.D. GÓMEZ (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 1313: 1-38 (14 Sept. 2006) 9 plates; 37  references                          Accepted:  16 Aug. 2006
A new species of Varanus Merrem (Squamata: Varanidae) from the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with observations on sexual dimorphism in closely related species
K.P. APLIN, A.J. FITCH & D.J. KING (Australia)

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Zootaxa 1305: 1-19 (31 Aug. 2006)  4 plates; 23  references                           Accepted:  13 Jun. 2006
A new species of pitviper of the genus Popeia (Squamata: Viperidae) from Pulau Tioman, Pahang, West Malaysia
L.L. GRISMER, J.L. GRISMER & J.A. MCGUIRE (USA)
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Zootaxa 1297: 17-22 (17 Aug. 2006) 1 plate; 14 references                              Accepted:  27 Jul. 2006
The neotype of the type species of the neotropical iguanian genus Phymaturus: a critical commentary on a recent opinion of the
International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
J.M. CEI & J.A. SCOLARO (Argentina)

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 Monograph 
Zootaxa 1293: 1-78 (14 Aug. 2006) 31 plates; 103 references                        Accepted:  20 Jul. 2006
A revision of the Trimeresurus puniceus-complex (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) based on morphological and molecular data
P. DAVID (France), G. VOGEL (Germany), S.P. VIJAYAKUMAR (India) & N. VIDAL (France)

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Zootaxa 1285: 21-29 (11 Aug. 2006) 4 plates; 23 references                            Accepted:  30 Jun. 2006
A new species of Atractus Wagler, 1828 (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Eastern Amazonia, Brazil
A.L.D.C. PRUDENTE & M.C. DOS SANTOS-COSTA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1271: 1-27 (24 Jul. 2006) 7 plates; 30 references                               Accepted: 30 Jun. 2006
Taxonomic summary of Conopsis, Günther, 1858 (Serpentes: Colubridae)
I. GOYENECHEA & O. FLORES-VILLELA (Mexico) 
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Zootaxa 1247: 59-68 (29 Jun. 2006) 3 plates; 18 references                              Accepted: 1 Jun. 2006
A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea
F. KRAUS & A. ALLISON (USA) 
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Zootaxa 1242: 1-20 (23 Jun. 2006) 6 plates; 55 references                               Accepted: 25 May 2006
A review of the gekkotan lizards of Bénin, with the description of a new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae)
A.M. BAUER (USA), S. TCHIBOZO ( (Benin), O.S.G. PAUWELS  (Belgium) & G. LENGLET (Belgium) 
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Zootaxa 1240: 1-55 (21 Jun. 2006) 10 plates; 82 references                               Accepted: 17 Mar. 2006
Description of a new endemic species of mountain lizard from Northwestern Spain: Iberolacerta galani sp. nov. (Squamata : Lacertidae)
O. ARRIBAS (Spain), S. CARRANZA (Spain) & G. ODIERNA (Italy) 
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Zootaxa 1237: 27-44 (19 Jun. 2006) 5 plates; 9 references                               Accepted: 4 May 2006
New Carlia fusca complex lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from New Guinea, Papua-Indonesia
G.R. ZUG & A. ALLISON (USA) 
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Zootaxa 1225: 39-56 (5 Jun. 2006) 10 plates; 58 references                              Accepted: 10 Apr. 2006
A new natricine snake of the genus Amphiesma (Squamata: Colubridae: Natricinae) from the central Truong Son, Vietnam
T. ZIEGLER (Germany) & L.K. QUYET (Vietnm) 
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Zootaxa 1205: 55-68 (18 May 2006)  5 plates; 14 references                              Accepted: 10 Apr. 2006
Muscular characters in the phylogeny of Liolaemus (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemidae): a reappraisal
V. ABDALA, C. ABDALA & M.J. TULLI (Argentina) 
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Zootaxa 1201: 63-68 (15 May 2006)  21 references                                            Accepted: 7 Apr. 2006
The new sauropod from Spain: Galveosaurus or Galvesaurus?
B. SÁNCHEZ-HERNÁNDEZ (UK) 
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Zootaxa 1193: 1-39 (4 May 2006) 12 plates; 75 references                              Accepted: 24 Jan. 2006
Morphological systematics of kingsnakes, Lampropeltis getula complex (Serpentes: Colubridae), in the eastern United States
K.L. KRYSKO & W.S. JUDD (USA) 
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Zootaxa 1188: 1-22 (28 Apr. 2006) 8 plates; 38 references                              Accepted: 16 Mar. 2006
Speciation in the "Várzéa" flooded forest: a new Mabuya (Squamata, Scincidae) from Western Amazonia
A. MIRALLES (France), C.L. BARRIO-AMORÓS (Venezuela), G. RIVAS (Venezuela) & J.C. CHAPARRO-AUZA (Peru) 
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Zootaxa 1133: 61-68 (23 Feb. 2006) 1 plate; 4 references                                   Accepted: 6 Jan. 2006
A new species of Liolaemus from central steppes of Chubut, Patagonia Argentina (Reptilia: Iguania: Iguanidae)
J.A. SCOLARO  & J.M. CEI  (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 1106: 35-43 (10 Jan. 2006) 2 plates; 19 references                              Accepted: 7 Nov. 2005
A new Andean species of Liolaemus of the darwinii Complex (Reptilia: Iguanidae)
MARIO R. CABRERA & JULIO C. MONGUILLOT (Argentina)
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2005

Zootaxa 1093: 61-68 (8 Dec. 2005) 3 plates; 8 references                                 Accepted: 13 Oct. 2005
Description of a new Geodipsas snake from northern Madagascar (Squamata: Colubridae)
V. MERCURIO & F. ANDREONE  (Italy)
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Zootaxa 1073: 31-35 (1 Nov. 2005) 1 plate; 7 references                                Accepted: 10 Sept. 2005
Rediscovery and redescription of the Malagasy dwarf gecko Lygodactylus klemmeri
M. PUENTE (Spain), A.P. RASELIMANANA (Madagascar) & M. VENCES (The Netherlands)
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Zootaxa 1061: 1-28 (11 Oct. 2005) 7 plates; 13 references                             Accepted: 20 Sept. 2005
The genus Nactus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae): a phylogenetic analysis and description of two new species from the Papuan Region
F. KRAUS (USA)
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Zootaxa 1042: 1-26 (30 Aug. 2005) 15 plates; 35 references                           Accepted: 29 Jun. 2005
On the cranial morphology of Elapomorphus, Phalotris and Apostolepis (Serpentes: Colubridae), and its phylogenetic significance
C. HOFSTADLER-DEIQUES & T. DE LEMA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1042: 27-38 (30 Aug. 2005) 6 plates; 23 references                             Accepted: 28 Jul. 2005
A new species of reed snake, Calamaria (Squamata: Colubridae), from the Central Truong Son (Annamite mountain range), Vietnam
T. ZIEGLER (Germany) & LE KHAC QUYET (Vietnam)
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Zootaxa 1038: 1-10 (19 Aug. 2005) 10 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 19 Jul. 2005
An electrophoretic comparison of the venoms of a colubrid and various viperid snakes from Turkey and Cyprus, with some taxonomic and phylogenetic implications
H. ARIKAN, B. G
ÖÇMEN, A. MERMER & H. BAHAR  (Turkey)
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Zootaxa 1034: 1-20 (11 Aug. 2005) 8 plates; 48 references                                 Accepted: 5 Jul. 2005
Galveosaurus herreroi, a new sauropod dinosaur from Villar del Arzobispo Formation (Tithonian-Berriasian) of Spain
B. SANCHEZ-HERNANDEZ  (Spain)
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Zootaxa 1013: 19-34 (30 Jun. 2005) 9 plates; 36 references                           Accepted: 15 Jun. 2005
Geographical variation and taxonomy of the snail-eating snake Dipsas albifrons (Sauvage, 1884), with comments on the systematic status of Dipsas albifrons cavalheiroi Hoge, 1950 (Serpentes: Colubridae: Dipsadinae)
P. PASSOS, R. FERNANDES  & M. PORTO  (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 953: 1-14 (22 Apr. 2005) 5 plates; 35 references                                      Accepted: 7 Apr. 2005
Variation and taxonomic status of the aquatic coral snake Micrurus surinamensis (Cuvier, 1817) (Serpentes: Elapidae)
P. PASSOS & D.S. FERNANDES (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 895: 1-11 (10 Mar. 2005) 2 plates; 30 references                                 Accepted: 2 Mar. 2005
A new species of Mabuya (Squamata, Scincidae) from the Venezuelan Andes
A. MIRALLES (France), G. RIVAS (Venezuela) & W.E. SCHARGEL (USA
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Zootaxa 863: 1-28 (18 Feb. 2005) 2 plates; 104 references                               Accepted: 5 Dec. 2004
Molecular review of the genus Panaspis sensu lato (Reptilia: Scincidae) in Cameroon, with special reference to the status of the proposed subgenera
A. SCHMITZ (Switzerland), I. INEICH (France) & L. CHIRIO (France)
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2004

Zootaxa 792: 1-11 (24 December 2004)  4 plates, 17 references                     Accepted: 16 Dec. 2004
A new species of Hoplodactylus (Reptilia: Pygopodidae) from the Takitimu Mountains, South Island, New Zealand
T.R. JEWELL & R.A.B. LESCHEN (New Zealand)

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Zootaxa 772: 1-11 (14 December 2004) 3 plates; 26 references                       Accepted: 1 Dec. 2004
Cyrtodactylus thirakhupti (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new cave-dwelling gecko from southern Thailand
O.S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), A.M. BAUER (USA), M. SUMONTHA (Thailand) &
L. CHANHOME (Thailand)
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Zootaxa 727: 1-63 (15 November 2004) 20 plates; 87 references                   Accepted: 24 Oct. 2004
A review of morphological variation in Trimeresurus popeiorum (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae), with the description of two new species
G. VOGEL (Germany), P. DAVID (France) & O.S. G. PAUWELS
(Belgium)
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Zootaxa 690: 1-24 (18 October 2004) 11 plates; 36 references                      Accepted: 30 Sept. 2004
A new early dinosaur (Sauropodomorpha) from the Caturrita Formation (Late Triassic), Paraná Basin, Brazil
L.A. LEAL, S.A.K. AZEVEDO, A.W.A. KELLNER &
Á.A.S. DA ROSA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 634: 1-24 (8 September 2004) 4 plates; 42 references                       Accepted: 20 Aug. 2004
Morphological and genetic evidence of the full species status of Iberolacerta cyreni martinezricai (Arribas, 1996)
O. ARRIBAS & S. CARRANZA (Spain)
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2003

Zootaxa 376: 1-18 (4 December 2003) 6 plates; 37 references               Accepted: 26 November 2003
Two new species of Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Thailand
A.M. BAUER (USA) , M. SUMONTHA (Thailand) & O.S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium)

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Zootaxa 334: 1-7 (21 October 2003) 3 plates; 15 references                     Accepted: 13 October 2003
A new species of hood-displaying Thamnodynastes (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the AtlantWic forest in southeast Brazil
F.L. FRANCO, T.G.A. FERREIRA, O.A.V. MARQUES  & I. SAZIMA (Brazil)
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