240 DR. A. GUNTHER ON THE SEPID^E. [Mar. 7, smallest grown by any of the Deer, those of Cervus rufinus of the Andes of Ecuador and Columbia being, I believe, considerably larger. It will be observed that the antlers are perfectly simple, slightly curved, unbranched, and terminate in a point. The length of the antlers shed in November 1869, is 2'5 inches, that of those shed in December 1870, 2-8 inches. 25. Halmaturus eritbescens. (Figs. 5 & 6, p. 239.) Macropus erubescens, Sclater, P. Z. S. 1870, p. 126, pi. x., et p. 669. I regret to have to announce the recent loss of the two fine specimens of this new Kangaroo. One of these I now exhibit, that received July 20th, 1870. It agrees generally with that figured and described /. c, but is of a nearly pure white on the throat and body beneath, and has the end of the tail black. The upper back is of a rich vinous colour, which is also con-tinued over the shoulders, nape, and top of the head. The hands and feet are black. The measurements of this specimen are : — whole length, from nose to base of tail, 40 inches ; tail 26 inches ; length of ears nearly 5 inches ; of tarsus to end of longest toe 11. The muffle of M. erubescens is quite naked; and the species therefore belongs strictly to the section Halmaturus of Mr. Water-house's arrangement. The skull of the specimen (fig. 5, p. 239) shows that the animal was not yet adult, the third and fourth molars being not yet in their places. In general form it resembles most nearly that of Macropus rufus. The third incisor, as in that species, has but one shallow vertical groove, placed rather in front of the middle (see fig. 6, p. 239) ; but the whole tooth is wider and not so deep as is repre-sented in Mr. Waterhouse's figure of the corresponding tooth in Macropus rufus (Mamm. ii. pi. 5. f. 3). 2. List of the Lizards belonging to the Family Sepidce, with Notes on some of the Species. By Dr. A. Gunther, F.R.S., F.Z.S. [Eeceived February 20, 1871.] The family Sepidce, as defined by Dr. Gray (Catal. Lizards, p. 121), forms a perfectly natural group of Lizards, peculiar to the African region, including the countries round the Mediterranean, Madeira, the Canaries, Madagascar, Mauritius, but not the Seychelle Islands. This family is also remarkable for exhibiting the most perfect trans-ition from species with four well developed, though always feeble, limbs, to others in which only minute external rudiments of these organs are perceptible. Several additions having been made to this family during the last twenty years, I have thought it useful to compile a list of the species known at present, drawing also attention to those which are desiderata for the British-Museum collection.