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Neu beschriebene Amphibien

Die Übersicht informiert über neu beschriebene Amphibien und gibt Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen.



Neubeschreibungen 2018

sort Datumsort Artsort Familiesort Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2018-01-22Phrynobatrachus afiabiragoPhrynobatrachidaeA new species of Puddle Frog, genus Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from Ghana [CALEB OFORI-BOATENG, ADAM D. LEACHÉ, BRIGHT OBENG-KANKAM, N’GORAN GERMAIN KOUAMÉ, ANNIKA HILLERS, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL]
2018-01-09Cornufer exedrusCeratobatrachidaeA new miniature Melanesian Forest Frog (Ceratobatrachidae: Cornufer) from New Britain Island, constituting the first record of the subgenus Batrachylodes from outside of the Solomon Archipelago [SCOTT L. TRAVERS, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, TAYLOR S. BROADHEAD, RAFE M. BROWN]
2018-01-08Dendropsophus kamagarini
Dendropsophus kubricki
HylidaeSpecies limits within the widespread Amazonian treefrog Dendropsophus parviceps with descriptions of two new species (Anura, Hylidae) [C. Daniel Rivadeneira, Pablo J. Venegas, Santiago R. Ron]
2018-01-08Nototriton costaricensePlethodontidaeA new moss salamander, genus Nototriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from the Cordillera de Talamanca, in the Costa Rica-Panama border region [ERICK ARIAS, BRIAN KUBICKI]
2018-01-04Rana lencaRanidaeAn integrative assessment of the taxonomic status of putative hybrid leopard frogs (Anura: Ranidae) from the Chortís Highlands of Central America, with description of a new species [Ileana Luque-Montes, James D. Austin, Kayla D. Weinfurth, Larry David Wilson, Erich P. Hofmann & Josiah H. Townsend]



Neubeschreibungen 2017

sort Datumsort Artsort Familiesort Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2017-12-26Nyctibatrachus mewasinghiNyctibatrachidaeA New Species of Night Frog (Amphibia: Nyctibatrachidae) from Western Ghats of Kerala, India [Keerthi Krutha, Neelesh Dahanukar, Sanjay Molur]
2017-12-25Rhacophorus hoabinhensisRhacophoridaeA New Species of Rhacophorus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam [Tao Thien NGUYEN, Cuong The PHAM, Truong Quang NGUYEN, Hoa Thi NINH and Thomas ZIEGLER]
2017-12-25Rhacophorus lishuiensisRhacophoridaeA New Treefrog Species of the Genus Rhacophorus Found in Zhejiang, China(Anura: Rhacophoridae) [LIU Bao-Quan, WANG Yu-Fan, JIANG Ke, CHEN Hong-Man, ZHOU Jia-Jun, XU Ji-Nan, WU Cheng-Hao, Zhejiang]
2017-12-21Rana dabieshanensisRanidaeA new species of Rana from the Dabie Mountains in eastern China (Anura, Ranidae) [Chencheng Wang, Lifu Qian, Chenling Zhang, Weibo Guo, Tao Pan, Jun Wu, Hui Wang, Baowei Zhang]
2017-12-20Bryophryne mancoincaCraugastoridaeA new species of Bryophryne (Anura:Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera de Vilcabamba, southeastern Peruvian Andes [Jorge Brito M., Reed Ojala-Barbour, Diego Batallas R., and Ana Almendáriz C.]
2017-12-20Elachistocleis corumbaensisMicrohylidaeA new species of Elachistocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Brazilian Pantanal [Alessandher Piva, Ulisses Caramaschi, Nelson Rufino de Albuquerque]
2017-12-13Chiropterotriton chicoPlethodontidaeA new terrestrial species of Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from central Mexico [MIRNA G. GARCÍA-CASTILLO, SEAN M. ROVITO, DAVID B. WAKE, GABRIELA PARRA-OLEA]
2017-12-12Hynobius ikioiHynobiidaeTaxonomic Relationships of Hynobius stejnegeri and H. yatsui, with Description of the Amber-Colored Salamander from Kyushu, Japan (Amphibia: Caudata) [Masafumi Matsui, Kanto Nishikawa, and Atsushi Tominaga]
2017-12-12Microkayla huaynaCraugastoridaeA new species of Microkayla (Anura: Craugastoridae: Holoadeninae) from Department La Paz, Bolivia [IGNACIO DE LA RIVA, CLAUDIA CORTEZ, PATRICIA A. BURROWES]
2017-11-28Stumpffia - 26 neue ArtenMicrohylidaeDescribing the smaller majority: integrative taxonomy reveals twenty-six new species of tiny microhylid frogs (genus Stumpffia) from Madagascar [Andolalao Rakotoarison, Mark D. Scherz, Frank Glaw, Jörn Köhler, Franco Andreone, Michael Franzen, Julian Glos, Oliver Hawlitschek, Teppei Jono, Akira Mori, Serge H. Ndriantsoa , Noromalala Rasoamam-Pionona Raminosoa, Jana C. Riemann, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Gonçalo M. Rosa, David R. Vieites, Angelica Crottini, Miguel Vences]
2017-11-24Pristimantis muranunkaCraugastoridaeNueva especie de rana bromelícola del género Pristimantis (Amphibia: Craugastoridae), meseta de la Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador [Jorge Brito M, Ana Almendariz C., Diego Batallas R. Santiago R. Ron]
2017-11-24Pristimantis yantzazaCraugastoridaeA new species of direct-developing frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Terrarana: Craugastoridae) from Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador, with comments on threats to the anuran fauna of the region [JORGE H. VALENCIA, MANUEL R. DUEÑAS, PAUL SZÉKELY, DIEGO BATALLAS, FRANCISCO PULLUQUITÍN, SANTIAGO R. RON]
2017-11-16Phrynobatrachus discogularisPhrynobatrachidaeA new species of Phrynobatrachus (Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from the Eastern Arc Mountians of Tanzania [MARTIN PICKERSGILL, BREDA M. ZIMKUS, LYNN R. G. RAW]
2017-11-15Gephyromantis anganoMantellidaeA new frog species of the subgenus Asperomantis (Anura, Mantellidae, Gephyromantis) from the Bealanana District of northern Madagascar [expand article infoMark D. Scherz, Miguel Vences, James Borrell, Lawrence Ball, Denise Herizo Nomenjanahary, Duncan Parker, Marius Rakotondratsima, Elidiot Razafimandimby, Thomas Starnes, Jeanneney Rabearivony, Frank Glaw]
2017-11-14Gephyromantis tohatraMantellidaeYet another small brown frog from high altitude on the Marojejy Massif, northeastern Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae) [MARK D. SCHERZ, JARY H. RAZAFINDRAIBE, ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, NADI M. DIXIT, MOLLY C. BLETZ, FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES]
2017-11-13Nidirana nankunensisRanidaeResurrection of genus Nidirana (Anura: Ranidae) and synonymizing N. caldwelli with N. adenopleura, with description of a new species from China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jian Wang, Chao-Yu Lin, Zu-Yao Liu, Ying-Yong Wang∗]
2017-11-09Fejervarya muangkanensisDicroglossidaeA new species of rain-pool frog (Dicroglossidae: Fejervarya) from western Thailand [Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Zhi-Yong Yuan, Ke Jiang, Fang Yan, Wei Gao, Jing Che]
2017-11-08Megophrys rubrimeraMegophryidaeThe Vietnamese population of Megophrys kuatunensis (Amphibia: Megophryidae) represents a new species of Asian horned frog from Vietnam and southern China [BENJAMIN TAPLEY, TIMOTHY CUTAJAR, STEPHEN MAHONY, CHUNG THANH NGUYEN, VINH QUANG DAU, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, HAO VAN LUONG, JODI J. L. ROWLEY]
2017-11-02Phrynopus intiCraugastoridaeA new species of Phrynopus (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) from upper montane forests and high Andean grasslands of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in central Peru [Edgar Lehr, Rudolf von May, Jiri Moravec, Juan Carlos Cusi]
2017-10-31Ameerega mundurukuDendrobatidaeA new species of poison frog, genus Ameerega (Anura: Dendrobatidae), from the southern Amazonian rain forest [Matheus Oliveira Neves, Leandro Alves da Silva, Paulo Sérgio Akieda, Rodrigo Cabrera, Ricardo Koroiva & Diego José Santana]
2017-10-20Phyllodytes amadoiHylidaeA new species of Phyllodytes (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil [JUDIT VÖRÖS, IURI RIBEIRO DIAS, MIRCO SOLÉ]
2017-10-20Oreophryne phoebeMicrohylidaeA New Insular Species of Oreophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea [Fred Kraus]
2017-10-12Sanguirana acaiRanidaeTaxonomic Reappraisal of the Northeast Mindanao Stream Frog, Sanguirana albotuberculata (Inger 1954), Validation of Rana mearnsi, Stejneger 1905, and Description of a New Species from the Central Philippines [Rafe M. Brown, Allyson Prue, Chan Kin Onn, Maren Gaulke, Marites B. Sanguila, and Cameron D. Siler]
2017-10-06Odontophrynus juquinhaOdontophrynidaeA new diploid species belonging to the Odontophrynus americanus species group (Anura: Odontophrynidae) from the Espinhaço range, Brazil [PEDRO CARVALHO ROCHA, LETÍCIA MOREIRA FERRAZ DE SENA, TIAGO LEITE PEZZUTI, FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE, MARTA SVARTMAN, SERGIO DANIEL ROSSET, DIEGO BALDO, PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA]
2017-10-06Hypogeophis ptiIndotyphlidaeA new species of small and highly abbreviated caecilian (Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) from the Seychelles island of Praslin, and a recharacterization of Hypogeophis brevis Boulenger, 1911 [SIMON T. MADDOCK, MARK WILKINSON, RONALD A. NUSSBAUM, DAVID J. GOWER]
2017-10-04Scinax oncaHylidaeA new species of Scinax from the Purus-Madeira interfluve, Brazilian Amazonia (Anura, Hylidae) [Miquéias Ferrão, Jiří Moravec, Rafael de Fraga, Alexandre Pinheiro de Almeida, Igor Luis Kaefer, Albertina Pimentel Lima]
2017-10-04Charadrahyla esperancensisHylidaeDiscovery of another new species of Charadrahyla (Anura, Hylidae) from the cloud forest of northern Oaxaca, México [LUIS CANSECO-MÁRQUEZ, CYNTHIA GRISELL RAMÍREZ-GONZÁLEZ, EDNA GONZÁLEZ-BERNAL]
2017-09-27Pithecopus araguaiusPhyllomedusidaeUnrevealing the leaf frogs Cerrado diversity: A new species of Pithecopus (Anura, Arboranae, Phyllomedusidae) from the Mato Grosso state, Brazil [Isabelle Aquemi Haga, Felipe Silva de Andrade, Daniel Pacheco Bruschi, Shirlei Maria Recco-Pimentel, Ariovaldo Antonio Giaretta]
2017-09-25Tylototriton anhuiensisSalamandridaeA New Species of the Genus Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from the Southern Dabie Mountains in Anhui Province [Lifu QIAN; Xiaonan SUN; Jiaqi LI; Weibo GUO; Tao PAN; Xing KANG; Hui WANG; Jianping JIANG; Jun WU and Baowei ZHANG]
2017-09-20Neue Gattung LeucostethusDendrobatidaePhylogenetic Systematics of Dart-Poison Frogs and Their Relatives Revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea) [Taran Grant, Marco Rada, Marvin Anganoy-Criollo, Abel Batista, Pedro Henrique Dias, Adriana Moriguchi Jeckel, Denis Jacob Machado, José Vicente Rueda-Almonacid]
2017-09-20Ectopoglossus absconditus
Ectopoglossus saxatilis
DendrobatidaePhylogenetic Systematics of Dart-Poison Frogs and Their Relatives Revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea) [Taran Grant, Marco Rada, Marvin Anganoy-Criollo, Abel Batista, Pedro Henrique Dias, Adriana Moriguchi Jeckel, Denis Jacob Machado, José Vicente Rueda-Almonacid]
2017-09-15Abavorana nazgulRanidaeA new species of frog of the genus Abavorana Oliver, Prendini, Kraus & Raxworthy 2015 (Anura: Ranidae) from Gunung Jerai, Kedah, northwestern Peninsular Malaysia [EVAN S.H. QUAH, SHAHRULM.S. ANUAR, L.L. GRISMER, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, SITI M.N. AZIZAH, MOHD ABDUL MUIN]
2017-09-08Pristimantis nimbusCraugastoridaeA new terrestrial frog (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the montane cloud forests of the southeastern Ecuadorian Andes [VERONICA L. URGILES, VALENTINA POSSE, BRUNO A. TIMBE, PEDRO X. ASTUDILLO, JUAN C. SÁNCHEZ-NIVICELA]
2017-09-04Ptychohyla zoqueHylidaeA new species of treefrog of the genus Ptychohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Southern Mexico [LUIS CANSECO-MÁRQUEZ, J. LUIS AGUILAR-LÓPEZ, RICARDO LURÍA-MANZANO, EDUARDO PINEDA, ITZUE W. CAVIEDES-SOLÍS]
2017-09-04Limnonectes kongDicroglossidaeA new wide-headed Fanged Frog of the Limnonectes kuhlii group (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from western Borneo with a redescription of Rana conspicillata Günther, 1872 [Dehling, J. M., & Dehling, D. M.]
2017-09-04Spinomantis beckeiMantellidaeA new species of smooth-skinned Spinomantis frog (Anura: Mantellidae) from south-eastern Madagascar [MIGUEL VENCES, JÖRN KÖHLER, FRANK GLAW]
2017-08-30Nymphargus caucanusCentrolenidaeA Taxonomic Review of Tan-Brown Glassfrogs (Anura: Centrolenidae), with the Description of a New Species from Southwestern Colombia [Marco Rada, Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria and Juan M. Guayasamin]
2017-08-30Sachatamia electropsCentrolenidaeA Remarkable New White-Eyed Glassfrog Species of Sachatamia from Colombia (Anura: Centrolenidae), with Comments on the Systematics of the Genus [Marco Rada, Adriana M. Jeckel, Valentina Z. Caorsi, Lucas S. Barrientos, Mauricio Rivera-Correa and Taran Grant]
2017-08-29Kurixalus lenquanensisRhacophoridaeA new species of the genus Kurixalus from Yunnan, China (Anura, Rhacophoridae) [Guohua Yu, Jishan Wang, Mian Hou, Dingqi Rao, Junxing Yang]
2017-08-29Rana luanchuanensisRanidaeA new species of the genus Rana from Henan, central China (Anura, Ranidae) [Haipeng Zhao, Junxiao Yang, Chunping Wang, Pipeng Li, Robert W. Murphy, Jing Che, Zhiyong Yuan]
2017-08-25Kalophrynus kiewiMicrohylidaeA New Kalophrynus (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from Peninsular Malaysia [Masafumi MATSUI, Koshiro ETO, Daicus M. BELABUT, Kanto NISHIKAWA]
2017-08-25Oreophryne brunneaMicrohylidaeA New Species of Oreophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Mountains of Southeastern Papua New Guinea [Fred Kraus]
2017-08-25Hynobius mikawaensisHynobiidaeA New Species of Lentic Breeding Salamander (Amphibia, Caudata) from Central Japan [Masafumi Matsui, Yasuchika Misawa, Kanto Nishikawa and Tomohiko Shimada]
2017-08-15Phrynopus lapidoides
Phrynopus unchog
CraugastoridaeTwo new species of Andes Frogs (Craugastoridae: Phrynopus) from the Cordillera de Carpish in central Peru [Edgar Lehr & Daniel Rodríguez]
2017-08-04Leptolalax maoershanensisMegophryidaeA new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Guangxi, China [ZHIYONG YUAN, RUIDA SUN, JINMIN CHEN, JODI J. L. ROWLEY, ZHENGJUN WU, SHAOBING HOU, JING CHE]
2017-08-02Pristimantis latroCraugastoridaeA new species of Pristimantis from eastern Brazilian Amazonia (Anura, Craugastoridae) [Elciomar Araújo De Oliveira, Luis Reginaldo Rodrigues, Igor Luis Kaefer, Karll Cavalcante Pinto, Emil José Hernández-Ruz]
2017-08-02Breviceps carruthersi
Breviceps passmorei
BrevicipitidaeUncovering a hidden diversity: two new species of Breviceps (Anura: Brevicipitidae) from northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa [LESLIE R. MINTER, EDWARD C. NETHERLANDS, LOUIS H. DU PREEZ]
2017-08-01Pelophryne penrissenensisBufonidaeA New Species of Pelophryne from Western Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo (Anura, Bufonidae) [Masafumi Matsui, Kanto Nishikawa, Koshiro Eto and Mohamad Yazid Bin Hossman]
2017-08-01Philautus amabilis
Philautus polymorphus
Philautus thamyridion
Philautus ventrimaculatus
RhacophoridaeA Taxonomic Revision of the Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) of Sumatra with the Description of Four New Species [Elijah Wostl, Awal Riyanto, Amir Hamidy, Nia Kurniawan, Eric N. Smith, and Michael B. Harvey]
2017-07-31Nasikabatrachus bhupathiNasikabatrachidaeA new species of the genus Nasikabatrachus (Anura, Nasikabatrachidae) from the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats, India [S. Jegath Janini, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, Elizabeth Prendini, Sushil Kumar Dutta & Ramesh K. Aggarwal]
2017-07-28Bryophryne quellokunka
Bryophryne tocra
Bryophryne wilakunka
CraugastoridaeUnderestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holoadeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). [GNACIO DE LA RIVA1, JUAN C. CHAPARRO, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER and JOSÉ M. PADIAL]
2017-07-28neue Gattung MicrokaylaCraugastoridaeUnderestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holoadeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). [GNACIO DE LA RIVA1, JUAN C. CHAPARRO, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER and JOSÉ M. PADIAL]
2017-07-28Theloderma pyaukkyaRhacophoridaeA New Cryptic Species of the Theloderma asperum Complex (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Myanmar [Jennifer A. Dever]
2017-07-28Pristimantis bounides
Pristimantis humboldti
Pristimantis puipui
CraugastoridaeThree new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) from upper montane forests and high Andean grasslands of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in central Peru [EDGAR LEHR, RUDOLF VON MAY, JIŘÍ MORAVEC, JUAN CARLOS CUSI]
2017-07-27Brachycephalus coloratus
Brachycephalus curupira
BrachycephalidaeTwo new species of the Brachycephalus pernix group (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the state of Paraná, southern Brazil [Luiz F. Ribeiro, David C. Blackburn, Edward L. Stanley, Marcio R. Pie, Marcos R. Bornschein]
2017-07-17Bolitoglossa yariguiensisPlethodontidaeA new species of Salamander (Caudata, Plethodontidae, Bolitoglossa) from Serranía de los Yariguíes, Colombia [FABIO LEONARDO MEZA-JOYA, CARLOS HERNÁNDEZ-JAIMES, ELIANA RAMOS-PALLARES]
2017-07-10Andinobates victimatusDendrobatidaeA new species of Andinobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the Urabá region of Colombia [ROBERTO MÁRQUEZ, DANIEL MEJÍA-VARGAS, PABLO PALACIOS-RODRÍGUEZ, VALERIA RAMÍREZ-CASTAÑEDA, ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA]
2017-07-28Bryophryne phuyuhampatuCraugastoridaeBryophryne phuyuhampatu sp. n., a new species of Cusco Andes frog from the cloud forest of the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) [Alessandro Catenazzi, Alex Ttito, M. Isabel Diaz, Alexander Shepack]
2017-07-06Anaxyrus williamsiBufonidaeA diamond in the rough desert shrublands of the Great Basin in the Western United States: A new cryptic toad species (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Bufo (Anaxyrus)) discovered in Northern Nevada [MICHELLE R. GORDON, ERIC T. SIMANDLE, C. RICHARD TRACY]
2017-07-04Boulengerula spawlsiHerpelidaeA new species of Boulengerula Tornier, 1896 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae) from Kenya and the “rediscovery” of Boulengerula denhardti (Anura: Hylidae: Hylinae) [MARK WILKINSON, PATRICK K. MALONZA, SIMON P. LOADER]
2017-06-30Plectrohyla calvataHylidaeSpecific status of the Montaña de Celaque Honduran frogs previously referred to as Plectrohyla guatemalensis (Anura: Hylidae: Hylinae) [James R. McCranie]
2017-06-23Arthroleptella atermina
Arthroleptella draconella
Arthroleptella kogelbergensis
PyxicephalidaeThree new species of Arthroleptella Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) from the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa [Andrew Turner, Alan Channing]
2017-06-20Isthmura corrugataPlethodontidaeA new species of Isthmura (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the montane cloud forest of central Veracruz, Mexico [ADRIANA SANDOVAL-COMTE, EDUARDO PINEDA, SEAN M. ROVITO, RICARDO LURÍA-MANZANO]
2017-06-24Sphaerotheca pashchimaDicroglossidaeSphaerotheca pashchima, a new species of burrowing frog (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from western India [Anand Padhye, Neelesh Dahanukar, Shauri Sulakhe, Nikhil Dandekar, Sunil Limaye, Kirti Jamdade]
2017-06-20Fejervarya cepfi
Fejervarya kadar
Fejervarya manoharani
Fejervarya neilcoxi
DicroglossidaeDescription of four new species of Burrowing Frogs in the Fejervarya rufescens complex (Dicroglossidae) with notes on morphological affinities of Fejervarya species in the Western Ghats [SONALI GARG, S.D. BIJU]
2017-06-15Hylodes caeteHylodidaeA New Species of Hylodes (Anura, Hylodidae) from Serra do Mar, Southeastern Brazil: The Fourth with Nuptial Thumb Tubercles [Leo R. Malagoli, Fábio P. de Sá, Clarissa Canedo, and Célio F. B. Haddad]
2017-06-15Sphaenorhynchus cammaeusHylidaeA New Species of Sphaenorhynchus (Anura: Hylidae) from Northeastern Brazil [Igor Joventino Roberto, Katyuscia Araujo-Vieira, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, and Robson Waldemar Ávila]
2017-06-06Phrynopus anancites
Phrynopus capitalis
Phrynopus dumicola
Phrynopus personatus
CraugastoridaeFour new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs of the genus Phrynopus (Anura: Terrarana: Craugastoridae) from Río Abiseo National Park, Peru [LILY O. RODRIGUEZ, ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI]
2017-06-06Rhombophryne diadema
Rhombophryne regalis
MicrohylidaeA review of the taxonomy and osteology of the Rhombophryne serratopalpebrosa species group (Anura: Microhylidae) from Madagascar, with comments on the value of volume rendering of micro-CT data to taxonomists [MARK D. SCHERZ, OLIVER HAWLITSCHEK, FRANCO ANDREONE, ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, MIGUEL VENCES, FRANK GLAW]
2017-06-02Pristimantis boucephalusCraugastoridaeA new minute species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Craugastoridae) with a large head from the Yanachaga-Chemillén National Park in central Peru, with comments on the phylogenetic diversity of Pristimantis occurring in the Cordillera Yanachaga [Edgar Lehr, Jiří Moravec, Juan Carlos Cusi, Václav Gvoždík]
2017-06-01Leptolalax puhoatensisMegophryidaeA new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam [JODI J. L. ROWLEY, VINH Q. DAU, TRUNG T. CAO]
2017-05-28Amolops xinduqiaoRanidaeA new species of the genus Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from high-altitude Sichuan, southwestern China, with a discussion on the taxonomic status of Amolops kangtingensis [Liang Fei, Chang-Yuan Ye, Yu-Fan Wang, and Ke Jiang]
2017-05-24Limnonectes quangninhensisDicroglossidaeCUONG THE PHAM, MINH DUC LE, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, THOMAS ZIEGLER, ZHENG JUN WU, TRUONG QUANG NGUYENHebbar PRITI, Chandrakanth Rukkappa NAIK, Kadaba Shamanna SESHADRI, Ramit SINGAL, Madhava Kulkarni VIDISHA, Gudasalmani RAVIKANTH and Kotambylu Vasudeva GURURAJA]
2017-05-22Phyllomedusa chaparroiPhyllomedusidaeA new morphologically cryptic species of Phyllomedusa (Anura: Phyllomedusidae) from Amazonian forests of northern Peru revealed by DNA sequences [SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER, JÖRN KÖHLER, IGNACIO DE LA RIVA, JOSÉ M. PADIAL]
2017-05-20Eurycea hillisi
Eurycea sphagnicola
PlethodontidaeRevision of the Eurycea quadridigitata (Holbrook 1842) Complex of Dwarf Salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Hemidactyliinae) with a Description of Two New Species [Kenneth P. Wray, D. Bruce Means, and Scott J. Steppan]
2017-05-12Rhinella lilyrodriguezaeBufonidaeA new species of semiarboreal toad of the Rhinella festae group (Anura, Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Azul National Park, Peru [expand article infoJuan C. Cusi, Jiří Moravec, Edgar Lehr, Václav Gvoždík]
2017-05-12Hyalinobatrachium yakuCentrolenidaeA marvelous new glassfrog (Centrolenidae, Hyalinobatrachium) from Amazonian Ecuador [Juan M. Guayasamin, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Ross J. Maynard, Ryan L. Lynch, Jaime Culebras, Paul S. Hamilton]
2017-05-10Desmognathus valentineiPlethodontidaeA new species of dusky salamander (Amphibia: Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain of the United States and a redescription of D. auriculatus [D. BRUCE MEANS, JENNIFER Y. LAMB, JOSEPH BERNARDO]
2017-05-05Choerophryne bisyllaba
Choerophryne crucifer
Choerophryne multisyllaba
MicrohylidaeThree new species of the microhylid frog genus Choerophryne (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2017-05-01Brachycephalus darksideBrachycephalidaeThe dark side of pumpkin toadlet: a new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from Serra do Brigadeiro, southeastern Brazil [CARLA SILVA GUIMARÃES, SOFIA LUZ, PEDRO CARVALHO ROCHA, RENATO NEVES FEIO]
2017-04-30Hyalinobatrachium muiraquitanCentrolenidaeNew Species of Glassfrog, Genus Hyalinobatrachium (Anura: Centrolenidae), for the Brazilian Amazon Revealed by Mitochondrial DNA and Morphology [Elciomar Araújo de Oliveira, Emil José Hernández-Ruz]
2017-04-13Microhyla taraiensisMicrohylidaeA new species of the genus Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) from Eastern Nepal [JANAK RAJ KHATIWADA, GUO CHENG SHU, SHOU HONG WANG, ARJUN THAPA, BIN WANG, JIANPING JIANG]
2017-04-04Gracixalus jinggangensisRhacophoridaeA new species of the genus Gracixalus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Mount Jinggang, southeastern China [ZHAO-CHI ZENG, JIAN ZHAO, CHUN-QUAN CHEN, GUO-LING CHEN, ZHONG ZHANG, YING-YONG WANG]
2017-03-25Rhacophorus zhoukaiyaeRhacophoridaeA New Species of the Genus Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Dabie Mountains in East China [Tao PAN, Yanan ZHANG, Hui WANG, Jun WU, Xing KANG, Lifu QIAN, Kai LI, Yu ZHANG, Jinyun CHEN, Dingqi RAO, Jianping JIANG and Baowei ZHANG]
2017-03-22Pristimantis ecuadorensisCraugastoridaeDiversification of the rainfrog Pristimantis ornatissimus in the lowlands and Andean foothills of Ecuador [Juan M. Guayasamin, Carl R. Hutter, Elicio E. Tapia, Jaime Culebras, Nicolás Peñafiel, R. Alexander Pyron, Carlos Morochz, W. Chris Funk, Alejandro Arteaga]
2017-03-17Gracixalus sapaensisRhacophoridaeDistinction of Gracixalus carinensis from Vietnam and Myanmar, with description of a new species [Masafumi Matsui, Annemarie Ohler, Koshiro Eto, Nguyen Thien Tao]
2017-03-16Pristimantis albujai
Pristimantis churuwiai
Pristimantis sambalan
Pristimantis saturtinoi
CraugastoridaeRanas terrestres Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) de los bosques montanos del río Upano, Ecuador: Lista anotada, patrones de diversidad y descripción de cuatro especies nuevas [Jorge Brito, Diego Batallas, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2017-03-16Leptolalax petropsMegophryidaeA new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from northern Vietnam [JODI J. L. ROWLEY, VINH Q. DAU, HUY D. HOANG, DUONG T. T. LE, TIMOTHY P. CUTAJAR, TAO T. NGUYEN]
2017-03-14Pelodytes atlanticus
Pelodytes hespericus
PelodytidaeIntegration of molecular, bioacoustical and morphological data reveals two new cryptic species of Pelodytes (Anura, Pelodytidae) from the Iberian Peninsula [JESÚS DÍAZ-RODRÍGUEZ, MARCELO GEHARA, RAFAEL MÁRQUEZ, MIGUEL VENCES, HELENA GONÇALVES, FERNANDO SEQUEIRA, IÑIGO MARTÍNEZ-SOLANO, MIGUEL TEJEDO]
2017-03-10Pristimantis leopardusCraugastoridaeA new species of terrestrial-breeding frog (Amphibia, Craugastoridae, Pristimantis) from high elevations of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in central Peru [Edgar Lehr, Rudolf von May]
2017-03-09Sigalegalephrynus minangkabauensis
Sigalegalephrynus mandailinguensis
BufonidaeA New Genus and Two New Species of Arboreal Toads from the Highlands of Sumatra with a Phylogeny of Sundaland Toad Genera [UTPAL SMART ,GOUTAM C. SARKER ,UMILAELA ARIFIN ,MICHAEL B. HARVEY ,IRVAN SIDIK ,AMIR HAMIDY ,NIA KURNIAWAN, AND ERIC N. SHMITH]
2017-03-08Dendropsophus nekronastesHylidaeThe 100th: An appealing new species of Dendropsophus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) from northeastern Brazil [Iuri Ribeiro Dias, Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad, Antônio Jorge Suzart Argôlo, Victor Goyannes Dill Orrico]
2017-03-08Pristimantis attenboroughiCraugastoridaePhylogenetic analysis of the Neotropical Pristimantis leptolophus species group (Anura: Craugastoridae): molecular approach and description of a new polymorphic species [MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, CARLOS JIMÉNEZ-RIVILLAS, JUAN M. DAZA]
2017-03-04Gattung Boana ersetzt HypsiboasHylidaeThe nomenclatural status of Hysaplesia, Hylaplesia, Dendrobates and related nomina (Amphibia, Anura), with general comments on zoological nomenclature and its governance, as well as on taxonomic databases and websites [ALAIN DUBOIS]
2017-03-02Phyllodytes megatympanumHylidaeA new species of Phyllodytes Wagler, 1830 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil [EUVALDO MARCIANO-JR, AMANDA SANTIAGO F. LANTYER-SILVA, MIRCO SOLÉ]
2017-03-01Dendropsophus arndti
Dendropsophus vraemi
HylidaeSystematics of the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus species complex (Anura: Hylidae): Cryptic diversity and the description of two new species [Marcel A. Caminer, Borja Milá, Martin Jansen, Antoine Fouquet, Pablo J. Venegas, Germán Chávez, Stephen C. Lougheed, Santiago R. Ron]
2017-02-24Rhombophryne nilevinaMicrohylidaeDiamond in the rough: a new species of fossorial diamond frog (Rhombophryne) from Ranomafana National Park, southeastern Madagascar [Mexpand article infoShea M. Lambert, Carl R. Hutter, Mark D. Scherz]
2017-02-21Chiasmocleis altomontana
Chiasmocleis migueli
Chiasmocleis veracruz
MicrohylidaeMolecular and morphological data reveal three new cryptic species of Chiasmocleis (Mehely 1904) (Anura, Microhylidae) endemic to the Atlantic Forest, Brazil [Mauricio C. Forlani, João F.R. Tonini, Carlos A.G. Cruz, Hussam Zaher, Rafael O. de Sá]
2017-02-21Nyctibatrachus athirappillyensis
Nyctibatrachus manalari
Nyctibatrachus pulivijayani
Nyctibatrachus radcliffei
Nyctibatrachus robinmoorei
Nyctibatrachus sabarimalai
Nyctibatrachus webilla
NyctibatrachidaeSeven new species of Night Frogs (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) from the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot of India, with remarkably high diversity of diminutive forms [Sonali Garg, Robin Suyesh, Sandeep Sukesan, SD Biju]
2017-02-16Capensibufo deceptus
Capensibufo magistratus
Capensibufo selenophos
BufonidaeTaxonomy of the Capensibufo rosei group (Anura: Bufonidae) from South Africa [A. CHANNING, G.J. MEASEY, A.L. DE VILLIERS, A.A. TURNER, K.A. TOLLEY]
2017-01-31Hyperolius ruvuensisHyperoliidaeA new, narrowly distributed, and critically endangered species of spiny-throated reed frog (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from a highly threatened coastal forest reserve in Tanzania [Christopher D. Barratt, Lucinda P. Lawson, Gabriela B. Bittencourt-Silva, Nike Doggart, Theron Morgan-Brown, Peter Nagel, & Simon P. Loader]
2017-01-20Eleutherodactylus cattusEleutherodactylidaeCryptic within cryptic: genetics, morphometrics, and bioacoustics delimitate a new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Eastern Cuba [ARIEL RODRÍGUEZ, ÁLVARO DUGO-COTA, SANTIAGO MONTERO-MENDIETA, ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ-VOYER, ROBERTO ALONSO BOSCH, MIGUEL VENCES, CARLES VILÀ]
2017-01-16Ameerega shihuemoyDendrobatidaeA new species of poison-dart frog (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Manu province, Amazon region of southeastern Peru, with notes on its natural history, bioacoustics, phylogenetics, and recommended conservation status [SHIRLEY J. SERRANO-ROJAS, ANDREW WHITWORTH, JAIME VILLACAMPA, RUDOLF VON MAY, JOSÉ M. PADIAL, JUAN C. CHAPARRO]
2017-01-12Pristimantis ashaninkaCraugastoridaeA new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) from a montane forest of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in central Peru (Región Junín) [Edgar Lehr, Jiří Moravec]
2017-01-03Aplastodiscus lutzorumHylidaeThe first species of Aplastodiscus endemic to the Brazilian Cerrado (Anura, Hylidae) [Bianca V.M. Berneck, Ariovaldo A. Giaretta, Reuber A. Brandão, Carlos A. G. Cruz, Celio F.B. Haddad]



Neubeschreibungen 2016

sort Datumsort Artsort Familiesort Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2016-12-31Oreobates yanucuCraugastoridaeDescription and phylogenetic position of a new (singleton) species of Oreobates Jiménez de la Espada, 1872 (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the Yungas of Cochabamba, Bolivia [Jörn Köhler, Jose M. Padial]
2016-12-31Oedipina berliniPlethodontidaeA new species of salamander (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Oedipina) from the central Caribbean foothills of Costa Rica. [B. KUBICKI]
2016-12-30Psychrophrynella chaupi
Psychrophrynella colla
Psychrophrynella melanocheira
CraugastoridaeThree new Bolivian species of Psychrophrynella (Anura: Craugastoridae), and comments on the amphibian fauna of the Cordillera de Apolobamba [Ignacio De la Riva & James Aparicio]
2016-12-25Euphlyctis karaavaliDicroglossidaeA New Species of Euphlyctis (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) from the West Coastal Plains of India [Hebbar PRITI, Chandrakanth Rukkappa NAIK, Kadaba Shamanna SESHADRI, Ramit SINGAL, Madhava Kulkarni VIDISHA, Gudasalmani RAVIKANTH and Kotambylu Vasudeva GURURAJA]
2016-12-19Hyperolius drewesiHyperoliidaeA New Species of Hyperolius (Amphibia: Hyperoliidae) from Príncipe Island, Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe [Rayna C. Bell]
2016-12-12Paramesotriton aurantiusSalamandridaeA new species of the genus Paramesotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Fujian, southeastern China [ZHIYONG YUAN, YUNKE WU, JIAJUN ZHOU, JING CHE]
2016-12-08Lynchius oblitus
Lynchius tabaconas
CraugastoridaeMolecular Phylogenetics and Taxonomy of the Andean Genus Lynchius Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke 2008 (Anura: Craugastoridae) [Ana P. Motta, Juan C. Chaparro, José P. Pombal, Jr., Juan M. Guayasamin, Ignacio De la Riva, and José M. Padial]
2016-11-24Nototriton nelsoni
Nototriton oreadorum
PlethodontidaeTaxonomic revision of the moss salamander Nototriton barbouri (Schmidt (Caudata: Plethodontidae), with description of two new species from the Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Honduras [JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND]
2016-11-18Oreophryne anser
Oreophryne aurora
Oreophryne anser
Oreophryne banshee
Oreophryne equus
Oreophryne lemur
Oreophryne matawan
Oreophryne meliades
Oreophryne penelopeia
Oreophryne picticrus
Oreophryne philosylleptoris
MicrohylidaeTen new species of Oreophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea [FRED KRAUS]
2016-11-17Phrynomedusa dryadePhyllomedusidaeReview of the Rare Genus Phrynomedusa Miranda-Ribeiro, 1923 (Anura: Phyllomedusidae) With Description of a New Species [Délio Baêta, Luís Olímpio Menta Giasson, José P. Pombal Jr., and Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad]
2016-11-17Scinax rossaferesaeHylidaeA new species of Scinax Wagler (Anura: Hylidae) from Paraná, Southern Brazil [CARLOS E. CONTE, KATYUSCIA ARAUJO-VIEIRA, LUCAS B. CRIVELLARI, BIANCA V. M. BERNECK]
2016-11-16Indirana bhadrai
Indirana paramakri
RanixalidaeMolecular and Morphological Study of Leaping Frogs (Anura, Ranixalidae) with Description of Two New Species [Sonali Garg,S. D. Biju]
2016-11-15Thorius pinicola
Thorius longicaudus
Thorius tlaxiacus
PlethodontidaeBiology of tiny animals: three new species of minute salamanders (Plethodontidae: Thorius) from Oaxaca, Mexico [Gabriela Parra-Olea, Sean M. Rovito, Mario García-París, Jessica A. Maisano, David B. Wake, James Hanken]
2016-11-09Tepuihyla shushupeHylidaeSystematics of Ecnomiohyla tuberculosa with the description of a new species and comments on the taxonomy of Trachycephalus typhonius (Anura, Hylidae) [Santiago R. Ron, Pablo J. Venegas, H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, Giussepe Gagliardi-Urrutia, Patricia E. Salerno]
2016-11-04Bolitoglossa auraePlethodontidaeA beautiful new yellow salamander, genus Bolitoglossa (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from the northeastern slopes of the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica [BRIAN KUBICKI, ERICK ARIAS]
2016-11-04Uperoleia mahonyiMyobatrachidaeA new species of Australian frog (Myobatrachidae: Uperoleia) from the New South Wales mid-north coast sandplains [SIMON CLULOW, MARION ANSTIS, J. SCOTT KEOGH, RENEE A. CATULLO]
2016-10-30Fritziana tonimiHemiphractidaeFritziana tonimi • A New Polymorphic Species of Egg-Brooding Frog of the Genus Fritziana (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from southeastern Brazil [Marina Walker, João Luiz Gasparini and Célio F. B. Haddad]
2016-10-28Fejervarya chiangmaiensisDicroglossidaeA new species of genus Fejervarya (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from northern Thailand [Chatmongkon SUWANNAPOOM, Zhi-Yong YUAN, Nikolay A. POYARKOV Jr., Fang YAN, Somboon KAMTAEJA, Robert W. MURPHY, Jing CHE]
2016-10-27Brachycephalus albolineatusBrachycephalidae A new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from Santa Catarina, southern Brazil [Marcos R. Bornschein, Luiz F. Ribeiro, David C. Blackburn, Edward L. Stanley, Marcio R. Pie]
2016-10-20Oreophryne flavomaculata
Oreophryne pseudunicolor
MicrohylidaeDescription of two new species of the microhylid frog genus Oreophryne (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from southern Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther & Stephen Richards]
2016-09-27Litoria bellaHylidaeA new species of treefrog (Litoria) from Cape York Peninsula, Australia [KEITH R. MCDONALD, JODI J. L. ROWLEY, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, GRETA J. FRANKHAM]
2016-09-26Amolops albispinusRanidaeA new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from southern China [YIK-HEI SUNG, PING HU, JIAN WANG, HAI-JUN LIU, YING-YONG WANG]
2016-09-21Hynobius unisacculusHynobiidaeA new species of salamander of the genus Hynobius (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) from South Korea [MI-SOOK MIN, HAE-JUN BAEK, JAE-YOUNG SONG, MIN HO CHANG, NIKOLAY A. JR. POYARKOV]
2016-09-15Indirana duboisi
Indirana sarojamma
Indirana tysoni
Indirana yadera
RanixalidaeLeaping frogs (Anura: Ranixalidae) of the Western Ghats of India: An integrated taxonomic review [Neelesh Dahanukar, Nikhil Modak, Keerthi Krutha, P.O. Nameer, Anand D. Padhye & Sanjay Molur]
2016-09-14Theloderma annaeRhacophoridaeA new species of Theloderma (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam [TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, CUONG THE PHAM, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, HAI NGOC NGO, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-08-31Telmatobius mantaroTelmatobiidaeA New Species of Telmatobius Wiegmann, 1834, from the Eastern Cordillera Central of the Andes, Peru (Anura: Telmatobiidae), with Description of Its Tadpole, and Range Extension of T. mendelsoni de la Riva et al., 2012 [TTITO, LANDAURO, VENEGAS, DE LA RIVA & CHAPARRO]
2016-08-30Diasporus darienensis
Diasporus majeensis
Diasporus pequeno
Diasporus sapo
EleutherodactylidaeAn integrative approach to reveal speciation and species richness in the genus Diasporus (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) in eastern Panama [ABEL BATISTA, GUNTHER KÖHLER, KONRAD MEBERT, ANDREAS HERTZ, and MILAN VESEL]
2016-08-25Amietia moyerorumPyxicephalidaeSpecies boundaries and taxonomy of the African river frogs (Amphibia: Pyxicephalidae: Amietia) [A. CHANNING, J.M. DEHLING, S. LÖTTERS, R. ERNST]
2016-08-23Scinax caissaraHylidaeA new species of the Scinax catharinae group (Anura: Hylidae) from southeastern Brazil [ANA CAROLINA C. LOURENÇO, JULIANA ZINA, GAUCILENE F. CATROLI, SANAE KASAHARA, JULIAN FAIVOVICH, CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD]
2016-08-15Pseudopaludicola ibisoroca
Pseudopaludicola motorzinho
LeptodactylidaeTwo New Species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae) from Eastern Bolivia and Western Brazil. [André Pansonato, Ana Cristina P. Veiga-Menoncello, Jessica R. Mudrek, Martin Jansen, Shirlei M. Recco-Pimentel, Itamar A. Martins, and Christine Strüssmann]
2016-08-15Hypsiboas cambuiHylidaeA New Species of the Hypsiboas pulchellus Group from the Serra da Mantiqueira, Southeastern Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae). [Paulo D.P. Pinheiro, Tiago L. Pezzuti, Felipe S.F. Leite, Paulo C.A. Garcia, Célio F.B. Haddad, and Julián Faivovich]
2016-08-12Pristimantis uraniCraugastoridaeMolecular phylogenetics of the Pristimantis lacrimosus species group (Anura: Craugastoridae) with the description of a new species from Colombia [Mauricio Rivera-Correa, Juan M. Daza]
2016-08-11Pristimantis pulchridormientesCraugastoridaeA new species of frog of the genus Pristimantis from Tingo María National Park, Huánuco Department, central Peru (Anura, Craugastoridae) [Germán Chávez, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2016-08-11Leptobrachium tengchongenseMegophryidaeA new species of the genus Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Gaoligongshan Mountain Range, China [JIAN-HUAN YANG, YING-YONG WANG, BOSCO PUI-LOK CHAN]
2016-08-05Theloderma lacustrinumRhacophoridaeA new small-sized Theloderma (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Laos [NIANE SIVONGXAY, MONEKHAM DAVANKHAM, SOMPHOUTHONE PHIMMACHAK, KEOCHAY PHOUMIXAY, BRYAN L. STUART]
2016-08-05Leptobrachella itiokaiMegophryidaeA new highland species of dwarf litter frog genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Sarawak [Koshiro Eto, Masafumi Matsui and Kanto Nishikawa]
2016-07-21Pristimantis prometeiiCraugastoridaeA new species of Pristimantis from southern Ecuador (Anura, Craugastoridae) [Paul Székely, Dan Cogălniceanu, Diana Székely, Nadia Paez, Santiago Ron]
2016-07-14Pristimantis allpapuyu
Pristimantis hampatusami
Pristimantis kuri
CraugastoridaeTres nuevas especies de ranas terrestres Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) de la Provincia de El Oro, Ecuado [Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Juan Carlos Sánchez-Nivicela, Carolina Reyes-Puig]
2016-06-30Oedipina capitalinaPlethodontidaeOn the taxonomy of Oedipina stuarti (Caudata: Plethodontidae), with description of a new species from suburban Tegucigalpa, Honduras [Solís, J. M., M. R. Espinal, R. E. Valle, C. M. O’Reilly, M. W. Itgen & J. H. Townsend]
2016-06-30Rhombophryne botabota
Rhombophryne savaka
MicrohylidaeTwo new species of terrestrial microhylid frogs (Microhylidae: Cophylinae: Rhombophryne) from northeastern Madagascar [Mark D. Scherz, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences, Franco Andreone & Angelica Crottini]
2016-06-30Craugastor gabbiCraugastoridaeA new species of the Craugastor podiciferus species group (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the premontane forest of southwestern Costa Rica [ERICK ARIAS, GERARDO CHAVESCHAVES, ANDREW J. CRAWFORD, GABRIELA PARRA-OLEA]
2016-06-30Philautus nephophilusRhacophoridaeA new small montane species of Philautus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae)from Gunung Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo) [J. Maximilian Dehling, Masafumi Matsui & Paul Yambun Imbun]
2016-06-30Raorchestes lechiya
Raorchestes silentvalley
RhacophoridaeTwo new species of Raorchestes (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the Silent Valley National Park in the Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats, India [Zachariah A, Cyriac VP, Chandramohan B, Ansil BR, Mathew JK, Raiu DV, Abraham RK]
2016-06-26Ansonia teneritasBufonidaeFrom a lost world: an integrative phylogenetic analysis of Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Lissamphibia: Anura: Bufonidae), with the description of a new species [Lea E. Waser, Manuel Schweizer, Alexander Haas, Indraneil Das, André Jankowski, Pui Yong Min, Stefan T. Hertwig]
2016-06-21Cyclorana occidentalisHylidaeRevision of the water-holding frogs, Cyclorana platycephala (Anura: Hylidae), from arid Australia, including a description of a new species) [MARION ANSTIS, LUKE C. PRICE, J. DALE ROBERTS, SARAH R. CATALANO, HARRY B. HINES, PAUL DOUGHTY, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN]
2016-06-10Pristimantis tinguichacaCraugastoridaeA New Species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the Cloud Forest of Sangay National Park, Ecuador [Jorge Brito M., Reed Ojala-Barbour, Diego Batallas R., and Ana Almendáriz C.]
2016-05-30Pristimantis pluvialisCraugastoridaeA new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) from the foothills of the Andes in Manu National Park, southeastern Peru [Alexander Shepack, Rudolf von May, Alex Ttito, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2016-05-26Pristimantis llanganati
Pristimantis yanezi
CraugastoridaeTwo new species of frogs of the genus Pristimantis from Llanganates National Park in Ecuador with comments on the regional diversity of Ecuadorian Pristimantis (Anura, Craugastoridae) [María Navarrete, Pablo Javier Venegas, Santiago R. Ron]
2016-05-23Osteocephalus camufatusHylidaeA new species of spiny-backed treefrog (Osteocephalus) from Central Amazonian Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) [KARL-HEINZ JUNGFER, VANESSA K. VERDADE, JULIÁN FAIVOVICH, MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES]
2016-05-11Mantophryne insignisMicrohylidaeDescription of a striking new Mantophryne species (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2016-05-05Triturus anatolicusSalamandridaeDescription of a new species of crested newt, previously subsumed in Triturus ivanbureschi (Amphibia: Caudata: Salamandridae) [B. WIELSTRA, J.W. ARNTZEN]
2016-04-27Pristimantis buenaventura
Pristimantis nietoi
CraugastoridaeComparative Phylogeography Reveals Cryptic Diversity and Repeated Patterns of Cladogenesis for Amphibians and Reptiles in Northwestern Ecuador [Alejandro Arteaga, R. Alexander Pyron, Nicolás Peñafiel, Paulina Romero-Barreto, Jaime Culebras, Lucas Bustamante, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Juan M. Guayasamin]
2016-04-15Pseudocallulops fojaMicrohylidaeA New Species of the Frog Genus Pseudocallulops from the Foja Mountains in Northwestern New Guinea (Amphibia, Microhylidae) [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards, Burhan Tjaturadi]
2016-04-13Dendropsophus mapinguariHylidaeA New Species of Clown Tree Frog, Dendropsophus leucophyllatus Species Group, from Amazonia (Anura, Hylidae) [Pedro L.V. Peloso, Victor G.D. Orrico, Célio F.B. Haddad, Geraldo R. Lima-Filho, Marcelo J. Sturaro]
2016-04-12Ansonia smeagolBufonidaeThe phylogenetic relationships of a new Stream Toad of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from a montane region in Peninsular Malaysia [HAYDEN R. DAVIS, L. LEE GRISMER, RANDY L. KLABACKA, MOHD ABDUL MUIN, EVAN S.H. QUAH, SHAHRUL ANUAR, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, JACK W. SITES]
2016-03-22Limnonectes longchuanensisDicroglossidaeTaxonomic revision of the Chinese Limnonectes (Anura, Dicroglossidae) with the description of a new species from China and Myanmar [CHATMONGKON SUWANNAPOOM, ZHI-YONG YUAN, JIN-MIN CHEN, MIAN HOU, HAI-PENG ZHAO, LI-JUN WANG, TRUONG SON NGUYEN, TRUONG Q. NGUYEN, ROBERT W. MURPHY, JAQUELINE SULLIVAN, DAVID S. MCLEOD, JING CHE]
2016-03-21Pseudopaludicola jarediLeptodactylidaeA new species of long-legged Pseudopaludicola from northeastern Brazil (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae) [Felipe Silva de Andrade, Felipe de Medeiros de Magalhães, Carlos Henrique Luz Nunes-de-Almeida, Ana Cristina Prado Veiga-Menoncello, Diego José Santana, Adrian Antonio Garda, Daniel Loebmann, Shirlei Maria Recco-Pimentel, Ariovaldo Antonio Giaretta & Luís Felipe Toledo]
2016-03-16Pristimantis doradoCraugastoridaePristimantis dorado • A New Small Golden Frog of the Genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from An Andean Cloud Forest of Colombia [Rivera-Correa, Lamadrid-Feris & Crawford]
2016-03-14Psychrophrynella chirihampatuCraugastoridaeA new species of Psychrophrynella (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) from the humid montane forests of Cusco, eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes [Alessandro Catenazzi, Alex Ttito]
2016-03-10Leptolalax tengchongensisMegophryidaeA new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Mt. Gaoligongshan of western Yunnan Province, China [JIAN-HUAN YANG, YING-YONG WANG, GUO-LING CHEN, DING-QI RAO]
2016-03-09Microhyla lateriteMicrohylidaeMicrohyla laterite sp. nov., A New Species of Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from a Laterite Rock Formation in South West India [K. S. Seshadri, Ramit Singal, H. Priti, G. Ravikanth, M. K. Vidisha, S. Saurabh, M. Pratik, Kotambylu Vasudeva Gururaja]
2016-03-02Raorchestes honnamettiRhacophoridaeIntegrative Taxonomic Approach for Describing a New Cryptic Species of Bush Frog (Raorchestes: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the Western Ghats, India [H. Priti, Rekha Sarma Roshmi, Badrinath Ramya, H. S. Sudhira, G. Ravikanth, Neelavara Anantharam Aravind, Kotambylu Vasudeva Gururaja]
2016-03-02Fejervarya (Zakerana) dhakaDicroglossidaeA New Species of Frog (Anura: Dicroglossidae) Discovered from the Mega City of Dhaka [Mohammad Sajid Ali Howlader, Abhilash Nair, Juha Merilä]
2016-03-02Pachytriton wuguanfuiSalamandridaeA new species of the genus Pachytriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Hunan and Guangxi, southeastern China [ZHI-YONG YUAN, BAO-LIN ZHANG, JING CHE]
2016-03-10Leptolalax ardens
Leptolalax kalonensis
Leptolalax maculosus
Leptolalax pallidus
Leptolalax tadungensis
MegophryidaeFive new, microendemic Asian Leaf-litter Frogs (Leptolalax) from the southern Annamite mountains, Vietnam [JODI J. L. ROWLEY, DAO T. A. TRAN, DUONG T. T. LE, VINH Q. DAU, PEDRO L. V. PELOSO, TRUONG Q. NGUYEN, HUY D. HOANG, TAO T. NGUYEN, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-02-26Odorrana mutschmanniRanidaeA new species of Odorrana (Amphibia: Anura: Ranidae) from Vietnam [CUONG THE PHAM, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, MINH DUC LE, MICHAEL BONKOWSKI, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2016-02-24Hypsiboas diabolicusHylidaeCryptic diversity in the Hypsiboas semilineatus species group (Amphibia, Anura) with the description of a new species from the eastern Guiana Shield [ANTOINE FOUQUET, QUENTIN MARTINEZ, LAUREN ZEIDLER, ELODIE A. COURTOIS, PHILIPPE GAUCHER, MICHEL BLANC, JUCIVALDO DIAS LIMA, SERGIO MARQUES SOUZA, MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES, JUCIVALDO DIAS LIMA, SERGIO MARQUES SOUZA, MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES, PHILIPPE J. R. KOK]
2016-02-23Allobates bucurauAromobatidaeA new species of nurse-frog (Aromobatidae, Allobates) from the Madeira River basin with a small geographic range [PEDRO IVO SIMÕES]
2016-02-18Brachycephalus sulfuratusBrachycephalidaeA new species of flea-toad (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southern Atlantic Forest, Brazil [THAIS HELENA CONDEZ, JULIANE PETRY DE CARLI MONTEIRO, ESTEVÃO JASPER COMITTI, PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA, IVAN BOREL AMARAL, CÉLIO FERNANDO BAPTISTA HADDAD]
2016-02-15Amazophrynella javierbustamanteiBufonidaeUncovering the diversity in the Amazophrynella minuta complex: integrative taxonomy reveals a new species of Amazophrynella (Anura, Bufonidae) from southern Peru [Rommel R. Rojas, Juan Carlos Chaparro, Vinicius Tadeu Carvalho, Robson Avila, Izeni P. Farias, Tomas Hrbek, Marcelo Gordo]
2016-01-31Nasutixalus medogensisRhacophoridaeA new genus and species of treefrog from Medog, southeastern Tibet, China (Anura, Rhacophoridae) [Ke JIANG, Fang YAN, Kai WANG, Da-Hu ZOU, Cheng LI, Jing CHE]
2016-01-30Pristimantis iiapCraugastoridaeA new species of the Pristimantis conspicillatus group from the Peruvian Amazon [Padial JM, Gagliardi-Urrutia G, Chaparro JC, Gutierrez RC]
2016-01-28Kurixalus berylliniris
Kurixalus wangi
RhacophoridaeSystematic revision of the Taiwanese genus Kurixalus members with a description of two new endemic species (Anura, Rhacophoridae) [Shu-Ping Wu, Chuan-Chin Huang, Chi-Li Tsai, Te-En Lin, Jhih-Jia Jhang, Sheng-Hai Wu]
2016-01-27Pristimantis pichinchaCraugastoridaeOtra nueva especie de rana Pristimantis (Anura: Terrarana) de las estribaciones occidentales del Volcán Pichincha, Ecuador [Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Carolina Reyes-Puig, Patricia Bejarano-Muñoz y Santiago R. Ron]
2016-01-21Amolops nyingchiensisRanidaeA new species of the genus Amolops (Amphibia: Ranidae) from southeastern Tibet, China [Ke JIANG, Kai WANG, Fang YAN, Jiang XIE, Da-Hu ZOU, Wu-Lin LIU, Jian-Ping JIANG, Cheng LI, Jing CHE]
2016-01-21Scutiger spinosusMegophryidaeA new species of the genus Scutiger (Anura: Megophryidae) from Medog of southeastern Tibet, China [Ke JIANG, Kai WANG, Da-Hu ZOU, Fang YAN, Pi-Peng LI, Jing CHE]
2016-01-20Blythophryne beryetBufonidaeA New Genus and Species of Arboreal Toad (Anura, Bufonidae) with Phytotelmonous Larvae, from the Andaman Islands, India [S. R. Chandramouli, Karthikeyan Vasudevan, S Harikrishnan, Sushil Kumar Dutta, S Jegath Janani, Richa Sharma, Indraneil Das, Ramesh Aggarwal]
2016-01-20neue Gattung RentapiaBufonidaePolyphyly of Asian Tree Toads, Genus Pedostibes Günther, 1876 (Anura: Bufonidae), and the Description of a New Genus from Southeast Asia [Kin Onn Chan, L. Lee Grismer, Anil Zachariah, Rafe M. Brown, Robin Kurian Abraham]
2016-01-18Pristimantis stictusCraugastoridaeA new small frog species of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the northern paramos of Colombia [GUSTAVO A. GONZÁLEZ-DURÁN]
2016-01-15Microhyla mihintaleiMicrohylidaeA new species of Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) from Sri Lanka: an integrative taxonomic approach [NAYANA WIJAYATHILAKA, SONALI GARG, GAYANI SENEVIRATHNE, NUWAN KARUNARATHNA, S.D. BIJU, MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA]
2016-01-06Scinax haddadorumHylidaeA new species of Scinax Wagler (Anura: Hylidae) from Mato Grosso, Brazil [KATYUSCIA ARAUJO-VIEIRA, PAULA HANNA VALDUJO, JULIÁN FAIVOVICH]
2016-01-05Hyloscirtus diabolusHylidaeA new red-eyed of stream treefrog of Hyloscirtus (Anura: Hylidae) from Peru, with comments on the taxonomy of the genus [MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, KARLA GARCÍA-BURNEO, TARAN GRANT]