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Neu beschriebene Amphibien

Die Übersicht zeigt Informationen über Amphibien, die in den letzten 12 Monaten neu beschrieben wurden und gibt Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen.



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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]
2016-01-28Kurixalus 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]
2016-01-21Amolops 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 mihintaleiMicrohylidae
(Microhylinae)
A 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]
2015-12-31Craugastor metriosistusCraugastoridaeA New Species of Craugastor (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the Magdalena River Valley, Colombia, with Evaluation of the Characters Used to Identify Species of the Craugastor fitzingeri Group [Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria, Teddy Angarita-Sierra and Raul Pedroza-Banda]
2015-12-31Tylototriton himalayanusSalamandridaeA new species of the genus Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from eastern Himalaya [Khatiwada JR, Wang B, Ghimire S, Vasudevan K, Paudel S, Jiang J]
2015-12-30Tepuihyla obscuraHylidaeOut of taxonomic limbo: a name for the species of Tepuihyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the Chimantá Massif, Pantepui region, northern South America [Philippe J. R. Kok, Sebastian Ratz, Marco Tegelaar, Fabien Aubret & D. Bruce Means]
2015-12-23Guibemantis diphonusMantellidaeA new arboreal frog of the genus Guibemantis from the southeast of Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae) [MIGUEL VENCES, OLGA JOVANOVIC, GORAN SAFAREK, FRANK GLAW & JÖRN KÖHLER]
2015-12-21Theloderma vietnamenseRhacophoridaeSorting Out Moss Frogs: mtDNA Data on Taxonomic Diversity and Phylogenetic Relationships of the Indochinese Species of the Genus Theloderma (Anura, Rhacophoridae) [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Nikolai L. Orlov, Anna V. Moiseeva, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Thiti Ruangsuwan, Anna B. Vassilieva, Eduard A. Galoyan, Tao Thien Nguyen, Svetlana S. Gogoleva]
2015-12-21Sphaenorhynchus cangaHylidaeA new species of Hatchet-faced Treefrog Sphaenorhynchus Tschudi (Anura: Hylidae) from Quadrilátero Ferrífero, Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil [KATYUSCIA ARAUJO-VIEIRA, JOÃO VICTOR A. LACERDA, TIAGO L. PEZZUTI, FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE, CLODOALDO LOPES DE ASSIS & CARLOS ALBERTO G. CRUZ]
2015-12-18Clinotarsus penelopeRanidaeWhen young are more conspicuous than adults: a new ranid species (Anura: Ranidae) revealed by its tadpole [STÉPHANE GROSJEAN,  SABITRY BORDOLOI, YODCHAIY CHUAYNKERN, PARAMITA CHAKRAVARTY & ANNEMARIE OHLER]
2015-12-17Choerophryne epirrhina
Choerophryne grylloide
Microhylidae
(Asterophryinae)
Two new species of Choerophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from the northern versant of Papua New Guinea’s central cordillera [AMY IANNELLA, PAUL OLIVER & STEPHEN RICHARDS]
2015-12-16Xenopus allofraseri
Xenopus eysoole
Xenopus fischbergi
Xenopus kobeli
Xenopus mellotropicalis
Xenopus parafraseri
PipidaeGenetics, Morphology, Advertisement Calls, and Historical Records Distinguish Six New Polyploid Species of African Clawed Frog (Xenopus, Pipidae) from West and Central Africa [Ben J. Evans, Timothy F. Carter, Eli Greenbaum, Václav Gvoždík, Darcy B. Kelley, Patrick J. McLaughlin, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Daniel M. Portik, Edward L. Stanley, Richard C. Tinsley, Martha L. Tobias, David C. Blackburn]
2015-12-07Oreophryne choerophrynoides
Oreophryne roedeli
Microhylidae
(Asterophryinae)
Two new Oreophryne species from the Fakfak Mountains, West Papua Province of Indonesia (Anura, Microhylidae). [Rainer Günther]
2015-12-02Melanophryniscus biancae
Melanophryniscus milanoi
Melanophryniscus xanthostomus
BufonidaeThree New Species of Phytotelm-Breeding Melanophryniscus from the Atlantic Rainforest of Southern Brazil (Anura: Bufonidae) [Marcos R. Bornschein, Carina R. Firkowski, Diego Baldo, Luiz F. Ribeiro, Ricardo Belmonte-Lopes, Leandro Corrêa, Sérgio A. A. Morato, Marcio R. Pie]
2015-12-01Dendropsophus counaniHylidaeA new Dendropsophus Fitzinger, 1843 (Anura: Hylidae) of the parviceps group from the lowlands of the Guiana Shield [ANTOINE FOUQUET, VICTOR GOYANNES DILL ORRICO, RAFFAEL ERNST, MICHEL BLANC, QUENTIN MARTINEZ, JEAN-PIERRE VACHER, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, PAUL OUBOTER, RAWIEN JAIRAM & SANTIAGO RON]
2015-11-25Platymantis quezoniCeratobatrachidaeA new species of limestone karst inhabiting forest frog, genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae: subgenus Lupacolus) from southern Luzon Island, Philippines [RAFE M. BROWN, LOUISE ABIGAIL DE LAYOLA, ANTONIO LORENZO II, MAE LOWE L. DIESMOS & ARVIN C. DIESMOS]
2015-11-24Pristimantis enigmaticus
Pristimantis imoncochensis
Pristimantis omeviridis
CraugastoridaeInsights from Integrative Systematics Reveal Cryptic Diversity in Pristimantis Frogs (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the Upper Amazon Basin [H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, Octavio R. Rojas-Soto, Jorge H. Valencia, Alejandro Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan J. Morrone, Santiago R. Ron, David C. Cannatella]
2015-11-24Ghatixalus magnusRhacophoridaeA novel third species of the Western Ghats endemic genus Ghatixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae), with description of its tadpole [ROBIN KURIAN ABRAHAM, JOBIN K. MATHEW, VIVEK PHILIP CYRIAC, ARUN ZACHARIAH, DAVID V. RAJU & ANIL ZACHARIAH]
2015-11-23Chiropterotriton cieloensis
Chiropterotriton infernalis
PlethodontidaeTwo new species of Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from northern Mexico [SEAN M. ROVITO & GABRIELA PARRA-OLEA]
2015-11-05Rhombophryne ornata
Rhombophryne tany
Microhylidae
(Cophylinae)
Two New Microhylid Frogs of the Genus Rhombophryne with Superciliary Spines from the Tsaratanana Massif in Northern Madagascar [Mark D. Scherz, Bernhard Ruthensteiner, David R. Vieites, Miguel Vences, and Frank Glaw]
2015-11-05Physalaemus atimLeptodactylidaeA New Species of Physalaemus from Central Brazil (Anura: Leptodactylidae) [Cinthia A. Brasileiro and Célio F. B. Haddad]
2015-11-05Scinax montivagusHylidaeA new species of the Scinax ruber clade (Anura, Hylidae) from the Espinhaco Range, northeastern Brazil [Flora A. Juncá, Marcelo F. Napoli, Ivan Nunes, Ednei A. Mercês and Rafael O. Abreu]
2015-11-05Vitreorana franciscanaCentrolenidaeA New Species of Glassfrog Genus Vitreorana (Anura, Centrolenidae) from the Cerrado Domain, Southeastern Brazil [Diego José Santana, Ana Bárbara Barros, Rafael Pontes, and Renato Neves Feio]
2015-11-05Leptolalax isosMegophryidaeA new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam and Cambodia [JODI J. L. ROWLEY, BRYAN L. STUART, THY NEANG, HUY D. HOANG, VINH Q. DAU, TAO T. NGUYEN & DAVID A. EMMETT]
2015-11-02Boophis boppaMantellidaeBoophis boppa - A New Species of Bright-eyed Treefrog (Mantellidae) from Madagascar, with comments on Call Evolution and Patterns of Syntopy in the Boophis ankaratra complex [Carl R. Hutter and Shea M Lambert]
2015-11-01Pristimantis cedros
Pristimantis pahuma
CraugastoridaeCryptic diversity concealed in the Andean cloud forests: two new species of rainfrogs (Pristimantis) uncovered by molecular and bioacoustic data [Carl R. Huttera & Juan M. Guayasamin]
2015-10-18Phrynopus daemon
Phrynopus valquii
CraugastoridaeTwo new species of frogs of the genus Phrynopus (Anura: Terrarana: Craugastoridae) from the Peruvian Andes [Germán Chávez, Roy Santa-Cruz, Daniel Rodriguez, and Edgar Lehr]
2015-10-14Phrynobatrachus horsti
Phrynobatrachus mayokoensis
PhrynobatrachidaeTwo new Phrynobatrachus species (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from the Republic of the Congo [MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, MARIUS BURGER, ANGE GHISLAIN ZASSI-BOULOU, MIKE EMMRICH, JOHANNES PENNER & MICHAEL F. BAREJ]
2015-10-01Megophrys latidactylaMegophryidaeTaxonomic Notes on Megophrys Frogs (Megophryidae: Anura) of Vietnam, with Description of a New Species [Nikolai L. Orlov, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Tao Thien Nguyen]
2015-10-01Cophixalus rajampatensis
Cophixalus ampatensis
Microhylidae
(Asterophryinae)
Two new species of the genus Cophixalus from the Raja Ampat Islands west of New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards, Burhan Tjaturadi, Keliopas Krey]
2015-10-01Meristogenys penrissenensisRanidaeA New Species of Meristogenys (Anura: Ranidae) from Sarawak, Borneo [Tomohiko Shimada, Masafumi Matsui, Kanto Nishikawa and Koshiro Eto]
2015-09-26Hydrophylax bahuvistaraRanidae Hydrophylax bahuvistara, a new species of fungoid frog (Amphibia: Ranidae) from peninsular India [Anand D. Padhye, Anushree Jadhav, Nikhil Modak, P.O. Nameer & Neelesh Dahanukar]
2015-09-21Cardioglossa annulata
Cardioglossa conglia
ArthroleptidaeTwo new species of long-fingered frogs of the genus Cardioglossa (Anura: Arthroleptidae) from Central African rainforests (Anura: Arthroleptidae) from the Albertine Rift of Central Africa [Mareike Hirschfeld, David C. Blackburn, Marius Burger, Eli Greenbaum, Ange-Ghislain Zassi-Boulou & Mark-Oliver Rödel]
2015-08-31Leptobrachella juliandringiMegophryidaeDescription of a New Species of the Genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae) from Borneo [Koshiro Eto, Masafumi Matsui and Kanto Nishikawa]
2015-08-31Limnonectes sinuatodorsalisDicroglossidaeA New Species of Limnonectes from the Border of East Kalimantan and Sarawak, Borneo Island (Anura, Dicroglossidae) [Masafumi Matsui]
2015-08-28Hyloscirtus mashpiHylidaeMolecular phylogeny of stream treefrogs (Hylidae: Hyloscirtus bogotensis Group), with a new species from the Andes of Ecuador [Juan M. Guayasamin, Mauricio Rivera-Correa, Alejandro Arteaga, Jaime Culebras, Lucas Bustamante, R. Alexander Pyron, Nicols Peñafiel, Carlos Morochz & Carl R. Hutter]
2015-08-25Liuixalus jinxiuensis
Liuixalus shiwandashan
RhacophoridaeTwo New Species of Liuixalus (Rhacophoridae, Anura): Evidence from Morphological and Molecular Analyses [Shaobo Qin, Yunming Mo, Ke Jiang, Bo Cai, Feng Xie, Jianping Jiang, Robert W. Murphy, Jia-Tang Li, Yuezhao Wang]
2015-08-25Aglyptodactylus australis
Aglyptodactylus chorus
MantellidaeIntegrative taxonomic revision of mantellid frogs of the genus Aglyptodactylus (Anura: Mantellidae) [JÖRN KÖHLER, FRANK GLAW, MACIEJ PABIJAN & MIGUEL VENCES]
2015-08-24Tylototriton podichthysSalamandridaeMorphological and molecular variation in Tylototriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Laos, with description of a new species . [SOMPHOUTHONE PHIMMACHAK, ANCHALEE AOWPHOL & BRYAN L. STUART]
2015-08-21Hylarana guttmaniRanidaeA New Species of Stream Frog of the Genus Hylarana from the Mountains of Southern Mindanao Island, Philippines [Rafe M. Brown]
2015-08-21Rhinella gildaea
Rhinella sebbeni
BufonidaeRevealing Two New Species of the Rhinella margaritifera Species Group (Anura, Bufonidae): An Enigmatic Taxonomic Group of Neotropical Toads [Wilian Vaz-Silva, Natan M. Maciel, Rogério P. Bastos, and José P. Pombal, Jr]
2015-08-18Cryptotriton xucaneborumPlethodontidaeBiogeography and evolution of Central American cloud forest salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Cryptotriton), with the description of a new species [Sean M. Rovito, Carlos R. Vásquez-Almazán, Theodore J. Papenfuss, Gabriela Parra-Olea and David B. Wake]
2015-08-13Brachycephalus quiririensisBrachycephalidaeA new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Quiriri mountain range of southern Brazil [Marcio R. Pie, Luiz F. Ribeiro]
2015-08-10Odorrana fengkaiensisRanidaeA new species of the genus Odorrana (Amphibia: Ranidae) and the first record of Odorrana bacboensis from China [YING-YONG WANG, MICHAEL WAI-NENG LAU, JIAN-HUAN YANG, GUO-LING CHEN, ZU-YAO LIU, HONG PANG & YANG LIU]
2015-08-07Fejervarya gomantakiDicroglossidaeSystematic status of Fejervarya ((Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) from South and SE Asia with the description of a new species from the Western Ghats of Peninsular India [K.P. DINESH, S.P. VIJAYAKUMAR, B.H. CHANNAKESHAVAMURTHY, VARUN R. TORSEKAR,NIRMAL U. KULKARNI & KARTIK SHANKER]
2015-08-06Noblella madreselvaCraugastoridaeA new species of Noblella (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae) from the humid montane forests of Cusco, Peru [Alessandro Catenazzi, Vanessa Uscapi, Rudolf von May]
2015-07-30BryophryneCraugastoridaeA new species of Andean frog of the genus Bryophryne from southern Peru (Anura: Craugastoridae) and its phylogenetic position, with notes on the diversity of the genus [JUAN C. CHAPARRO, JOSÉ M. PADIAL, ROBERTO C. GUTIÉRREZ & IGNACIO DE LA RIVA]
2015-07-27Odontobatrachus arndti
Odontobatrachus fouta
Odontobatrachus smithi
Odontobatrachus ziama
OdontobatrachidaeLife in the spray zone – overlooked diversity in West African torrent-frogs (Anura, Odontobatrachidae, Odontobatrachus) [Michael F. Barej, Andreas Schmitz, Johannes Penner, Joseph Doumbia, Laura Sandberger-Loua, Mareike Hirschfeld, Christian Brede, Mike Emmrich, N’Goran Germain Kouamé, Annika Hillers, Nono L. Gonwouo, Joachim Nopper, Patrick Joël Adeba, Mohamed A. Bangoura, Ceri Gage, Gail Anderson, Mark-Oliver Rödel]
2015-07-24Liuixalus feiiRhacophoridaeA new species of the genus Liuixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern China [JIAN-HUAN YANG, DING-QI RAO & YING-YONG WANG]
2015-07-16Rhombophryne longicrusMicrohylidae
(Cophylinae)
Leaping towards a saltatorial lifestyle? An unusually long-legged new species of Rhombophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from the Sorata massif in northern Madagascar [Mark D. Scherz, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Oliver Hawlitschek, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2015-07-09Chthonerpeton tremembeTyphlonectidaeA New Species of Chthonerpeton Peters 1880 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) from the State of Piauí, Northeastern Brazil [Adriano O. Maciel, João M. Leite, Roberta R. S. Leite, José R. S. A. Leite, and Paulo Cascon]
2015-07-01Allobates tapajosAromobatidaeA new species of Allobates (Anura: Aromobatidae) from Parque Nacional da Amazônia, Pará State, Brazil [ALBERTINA P. LIMA, PEDRO IVO SIMÕES & IGOR LUIS KAEFER]
2015-06-30Cornufer hedigeriCeratobatrachidaeMultilocus phylogeny and a new classification for Southeast Asian and Melanesian forest frogs (family Ceratobatrachidae) [RAFE M. BROWN, CAMERON D. SILER, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, ARVIN C. DIESMOS and DAVID C. CANNATELLA]
2015-06-17Euparkerella crypticaCraugastoridaeA fifth species of the genus Euparkerella (Griffths, 1959), the advertisement calls of E. robusta Izecksohn, 1988 and E. tridactyla Izecksohn, 1988, and a key for the Euparkerella species (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Craugastoridae) [FÁBIO HEPP, SERGIO P. DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA, ANA M.P. TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA & MANUELLA FOLLY]
2015-06-15Eleutherodactylus begueiEleutherodactylidaeAnother new cryptic frog related to Eleutherodactylus varleyi Dunn (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae), from eastern Cuba [Luis M. Díaz & S. Blair Hedges]
2015-06-04Brachycephalus auroguttatus
Brachycephalus boticario
Brachycephalus fuscolineatus
Brachycephalus leopardus
Brachycephalus mariaeterezae
Brachycephalus olivaceus
Brachycephalus verrucosus
BrachycephalidaeSeven new microendemic species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southern Brazil [Luiz F. Ribeiro, Marcos R. Bornschein, Ricardo Belmonte-Lopes, Carina R. Firkowski, Sergio A.A. Morato, Marcio R. Pie]
2015-05-08Limnonectes lauhachindaiDicroglossidaeA new caruncle-bearing Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from northeastern Thailand [ANCHALEE AOWPHOL, ATTAPOL RUJIRAWAN, WUT TAKSINTUM, YODCHAIY CHUAYNKERN & BRYAN L. STUART]
2015-05-01Crossodactylus franciscanusHylodidaeSynonymy of Crossodactylus bokermanni Caramaschi & Sazima, 1985 with Crossodactylus trachystomus (Reinhardt & Lütken, 1862) and description of a new species from Minas Gerais, Brazil (Anura: Hylodidae) [BRUNO V.S. PIMENTA, ULISSES CARAMASCHI & CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ]
2015-04-26Pseudophilautus dilmahRhacophoridaePseudophilautus dilmah, a new species of shrub frog (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from a threatened habitat Loolkandura in Sri Lanka [L.J. Mendis Wickramasinghe, Imesh Nuwan Bandara, Dulan Ranga Vidanapathirana, Kamani H. Tennakoon, Sameera R. Samarakoon & Nethu Wickramasinghe]
2015-04-25Hyperolius burgessi
Hyperolius davenporti
Hyperolius ukwiva
HyperoliidaeThree new species of spiny throated reed frogs (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from evergreen forests of Tanzania (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) [Simon P Loader, Lucinda P Lawson, Daniel M Portik and Michele Menegon]
2015-04-20Gegeneophis tejaswiniIndotyphlidaeA new species of Indian caecilian highlights challenges for species delimitation within Gegeneophis Peters, 1879 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) [RAMACHANDRAN KOTHARAMBATH, MARK WILKINSON, OOMMEN V. OOMMEN & DAVID J. GOWER]
2015-04-17Pristimantis geminus
Pristimantis hoogmoedi
Pristimantis longicorpus
Pristimantis nubisilva
Pristimantis pariagnomus
CraugastoridaeFive new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the coastal cloud forest of the Península de Paria, Venezuela [Hinrich Kaiser, César L. Barrio-Amorós, Gilson A. Rivas, Claus Steinlein & Michael Schmid]
2015-04-15Limnonectes nguyenorumDicroglossidaeMore of the same: a diminutive new species of the Limnonectes kuhlii complex from northern Vietnam (Anura: Dicroglossidae) [DAVID S. McLEOD, SCUYLER KURLBAUM & NGOC VAN HOANG]
2015-04-14Gracixalus seesomRhacophoridaeA New Tree Frog of the Genus Gracixalus from Thailand (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) [Masafumi Matsui, Wichase Khonsue, Somsak Panha and Koshiro Eto]
2015-04-14Rhacophorus indonesiensisRhacophoridaeA new species of tree frog genus Rhacophorus from Sumatra, Indonesia (Amphibia, Anura) [AMIR HAMIDY & HELLEN KURNIATI]
2015-04-08Amazophrynella amazonicola
Amazophrynella matses
BufonidaeTwo new species of Amazophrynella (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) from Loreto, Peru [ROMMEL R. ROJAS, VINÍCIUS TADEU DE CARVALHO, ROBSON W. ÁVILA, IZENI PIRES FARIAS, MARCELO GORDO & TOMAS HRBEK]
2015-03-31Hylodes japiHylodidaeA New Species of Hylodes (Anura, Hylodidae) and its Secretive Underwater Breeding Behavior [Fábio P. de Sá1, Clarissa Canedo, Mariana L. Lyra, and Célio F.B. Haddad]
2015-03-26Tylototriton angulicepsSalamandridaeA new species of Tylototriton Anderson, 1871 (Amphibia: Salamandridae) from Northern Indochina. [Li DT, Nguyen TT, Nishikawa K, Nguyen SLH, Pham AV, Matsui M, Bernardes M, Nguyen TQ]
2015-03-25Microhyla nilphamariensisMicrohylidae
(Microhylinae)
A New Species of Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) from Nilphamari, Bangladesh [Mohammad Sajid Ali Howlader, Abhilash Nair, Sujith V. Gopalan, Juha Merilä]
2015-03-24Cophyla maharapeo
Cophyla noromalalae
Cophyla puellarum
Microhylidae
(Cophylinae)
Revision and phylogeny of narrow-mouthed treefrogs (Cophyla ) from northern Madagascar: integration of molecular, osteological, and bioacoustic data reveals three new species [ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, ANGELICA CROTTINI, JOHANNES MÜLLER, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, FRANK GLAW & MIGUEL VENCES]
2015-03-24Pristimantis mutabilisCraugastoridaePhenotypic plasticity raises questions for taxonomically important traits: a remarkable new Andean rainfrog (Pristimantis) with the ability to change skin texture [Juan M. Guayasamin, Tim Krynak, Katherine Krynak, Jaime Culebras and Carl R. Hutter]
2015-03-12Leptolalax pyrrhopsMegophryidaeA new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from the western Langbian Plateau, southern Vietnam [NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV, JR., JODI J.L. ROWLEY, SVETLANA I. GOGOLEVA, ANNA B. VASSILIEVA, EDUARD A. GALOYAN & NIKOLAI L. ORLOV]
2015-03-05Anomaloglossus apiau
Anomaloglossus tepequem
AromobatidaeTwo new endangered species of Anomaloglossus (Anura: Aromobatidae) from Roraima State, northern Brazil [ANTOINE FOUQUET, SERGIO MARQUES SOUZA, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, PHILIPPE J. R. KOK, FELIPE FRANCO CURCIO, CELSO MORATO DE CARVALHO, TARAN GRANT & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES]
2015-02-26Stumpffia kibomenaMicrohylidae
(Cophylinae)
Beautiful bright belly: A distinctive new microhylid frog (Amphibia: Stumpffia) from eastern Madagascar [FRANK GLAW, DENIS VALLAN, FRANCO ANDREONE, DEVIN EDMONDS, RAINER DOLCH & MIGUEL VENCES]
2015-02-19Hyalinobatrachium dianaeCentrolenidaeA new species of glassfrog, genus Hyalinobatrachium (Anura: Centrolenidae), from the Caribbean foothills of Costa Rica [BRIAN KUBICKI, STANLEY SALAZAR & ROBERT PUSCHENDORF]
2015-02-05Alsodes cantillanensisAlsodidaeA new species of Alsodes (Anura: Alsodidae) from Altos de Cantillana, central Chile [ANDRÉS CHARRIER, CLAUDIO CORREA, CAMILA CASTRO & MARCO A. MÉNDEZ]
2015-02-05Telmatobius ventriflavumTelmatobiidaeA new species of Telmatobius (Amphibia, Anura, Telmatobiidae) from the Pacific slopes of the Andes, Peru [Alessandro Catenazzi, Victor Vargas, Edgar Lehr]
2015-02-02Scinax rupestrisHylidaeA new species of Rock-Dwelling Scinax Wagler (Anura: Hylidae) from Chapada dos Veadeiros, Central Brazil [KATYUSCIA ARAUJO-VIEIRA, REUBER ALBUQUERQUE BRANDÃO & DANIELE CARVALHO DO CARMO FARIA]
2015-01-19Adenomus dasiBufonidaeAdenomus dasi gilt nicht mehr als eigene Art, sondern als junior synonym von Adenomus kandianus. The Sri Lankan torrent toads (Bufonidae: Adenominae: Adenomus): species boundaries assessed using multiple criteria [MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA, GAYANI SENEVIRATHNE, NAYANA WIJAYATHILAKA, BENEETA JAYAWARDENA, CHAMPIKA BANDARA, KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI & ROHAN PETHIYAGODA]
2015-01-13Microcaecilia butantanSiphonopidaeA new species of Microcaecilia Taylor, 1968 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) from Amazonian Brazil [MARK WILKINSON, MARTA MARIA ANTONIAZZI & CARLOS JARED]
2014-12-27Ichthyophis cardamomensis
Ichthyophis catlocensis
Ichthyophis chaloensis
IchthyophiidaeNew Ichthyophis species from Indochina (Gymnophiona, Ichthyophiidae): 1. The unstriped forms with descriptions of three new species and the redescriptions of I. acuminatus Taylor, 1960, I. youngorum Taylor, 1960 and I. laosensis Taylor, 1969 [Peter Geissler, Nikolay A. Poyarkov Jr., Lee Grismer, Truong Q. Nguyen, Hang T. An, Thy Neang, Alexander Kupfer, Thomas Ziegler, Wolfgang Böhme, Hendrik Müller]
2014-12-22Pristimantis roniCraugastoridaeTerrestrial frogs of the southeastern Andes of Ecuador II: A new species of spiny green Pristimantis of montane forests of Sangay National Park (Anura: Craugastoridae) in Avances en Ciencias e Ingenieras. 6: B63-B77 [MH. Yanez-Munoz, P. Bejarano-Munos, J. Brito, D. Batallas]
2014-12-31Chiropterotriton miquihuanusPlethodontidaeA New Salamander of the Genus Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the Sierra Madre Oriental of Tamaulipas, Mexico [Jonathan A. Campbell, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Christian L. Cox & Edmund D. Brodie Jr.]
2014-12-31Rhinella casconiBufonidaeA New Species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Northeastern Brazil [Igor Joventino Roberto, Lucas Brito & Maria Tereza C. Thomé]
2014-12-31Limnonectes larvaepartusDicroglossidaeA Novel Reproductive Mode in Frogs: A New Species of Fanged Frog with Internal Fertilization and Birth of Tadpoles [Djoko T. Iskandar, Ben J. Evans, Jimmy A. McGuire]
2014-12-31Limnonectes deinodonDicroglossidaeEine neue Fangzahnfroschart der Gattung Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) vom Gunung Lawit, Malaiische Halbinsel [J.M. DEHLING]
2014-12-30Platypelis karenaeMicrohylidae
(Cophylinae)
A new phytotelmic species of Platypelis (Microhylidae: Cophylinae) from the Betampona Reserve, eastern Madagascar [Rosa, G. M., A. Crottini, J. Noël, N. Rabibisoa, C. J. Raxworthy & F. Andreone]
2014-12-26Rana nebaRanidaeA new brown frog of the genus Rana from Japan (Anura: Ranidae) revealed by cytological and bioacoustic studies [Masashi Ryuzaki, Yoshinori Hasegawa & Mitsuru Kuramoto]
2014-12-26Kaloula latidiscaMicrohylidae
(Microhylinae)
Reappraisal of the Javanese Bullfrog complex, Kaloula baleata (Müller, 1836)(Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae), reveals a new species from Peninsular Malaysia [KIN ONN CHAN, L. LEE GRISMER & RAFE M. BROWN]
2014-12-22Pristimantis jaguensisCraugastoridaeA new colorful species of Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the eastern flank of the Cordillera Central in Colombia [DIEGO A. RIVERA-PRIETO, MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA & JUAN M. DAZA]
2014-12-19Pristimantis marcoreyesi
Pristimantis punzan
Pristimantis puruscafeum
CraugastoridaeThree new species of terrestrial frogs Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador. [Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Carolina Reyes-Puig, Salamon Ramirez-Jaramillo, Maria Perez-L & Mario Yanez-Munoz)
2014-12-12Echinotriton maxiquadratusSalamandridaeA missing geographic link in the distribution of the genus Echinotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) with description of a new species from southern China [MIAN HOU, YUNKE WU, KELIN YANG, SHENG ZHENG, ZHIYONG YUAN & PIPENG LI]
2014-12-12Pristimantis miktosCraugastoridaeA new synonym for Pristimantis luscombei (Duellman and Mendelson 1995) and the description of a new species of Pristimantis from the upper Amazon basin (Amphibia: Craugastoridae) [H. MAURICIO ORTEGA-ANDRADE 1-3,5 & PABLO J. VENEGAS]
2014-12-10Kurixalus motokawaiRhacophoridaeA New Cryptic Tree Frog Species Allied to Kurixalus banaensis (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam [Thien Tao Nguyen, Matsui Masafumi, Eto Koshiro]
2014-12-10Raorchestes archeos
Raorchestes aureus
Raorchestes blandus
Raorchestes echinatus
Raorchestes emeraldi
Raorchestes flaviocularis
Raorchestes indigo
Raorchestes leucolatus
Raorchestes primarrumpfi
RhacophoridaeLineage delimitation and description of nine new species of bush frogs (Anura: Raorchestes, Rhacophoridae) from the Western Ghats Escarpment [S.P. VIJAYAKUMAR, K.P. DINESH, MRUGANK V. PRABHU & KARTIK SHANKER]
2014-12-02Allobates magnussoniAromobatidaeA new species of Allobates (Anura: Aromobatidae) from the Tapajós River basin, Pará State, Brazil [ALBERTINA P. LIMA, PEDRO IVO SIMÕES & IGOR LUIS KAEFER]
2014-12-01Scinax melanodactylusHylidaeA new species of the Scinax catharinae Group (Anura: Hylidae) from Northeastern Brazil [ANA CAROLINA CALIJORNE LOURENÇO, MARIA CELESTE LUNA & JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR]
2014-11-26Psychrophrynella teqtaCraugastoridaeA new species of Psychrophrynella (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the Cordillera Real, Department La Paz, Bolivia [IGNACIO DE LA RIVA & PATRICIA A. BURROWES]
2014-11-24Tylototriton shanorumSalamandridaeTylototriton shanorum • A New Species of Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from Central Myanmar [Kanto Nishikawa, Masafumi Matsui and Dingqi Rao]
2014-11-07Leptolalax marmoratusMegophryidaeA new species of Leptolalax from Sarawak, western Borneo (Anura: Megophryidae). Zoological Science, vol. 31, no 11, p. 773–779. [Matsui, Zainudin & Nishikawa]
2014-11-06Dendropsophus ozzyHylidaeA new “Bat-Voiced” species of Dendropsophus Fitzinger, 1843 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Amazon Basin, Brazil [VICTOR G. D. ORRICO, PEDRO L. V. PELOSO, MARCELO J. STURARO, HERIBERTO F. DA SILVA-FILHO, SELVINO NECKEL-OLIVEIRA, MARCELO GORDO, JULIÁN FAIVOVICH & CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD]
2014-11-03Limnonectes selatan
Limnonectes utara
DicroglossidaeTwo new species of fanged frogs from Peninsular Malaysia (Anura: Dicroglossidae) [MASAFUMI MATSUI, DAICUS M. BELABUT & NORHAYATI AHMAD]
2014-11-01Hylarana caesari
Hylarana doni
Hylarana flavescens
Hylarana indica
Hylarana intermedius
Hylarana magna
Hylarana montanus
Hylarana serendipi
Hylarana sreeni
Hylarana urbis
RanidaeDNA barcoding, phylogeny and systematics of Golden-backed frogs (Hylarana, Ranidae) of the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot, with the description of seven new species [S.D. Biju, Sonali Garg, Stephen Mahony, Nayana Wijayathilaka, Gayani Senevirathne & Madhava Meegaskumbura]
2014-10-29Rana kauffeldiRanidaeCryptic Diversity in Metropolis: Confirmation of a New Leopard Frog Species (Anura: Ranidae) from New York City and Surrounding Atlantic Coast Regions [Jeremy A. Feinberg, Catherine E. Newman, Gregory J. Watkins-Colwell, Matthew D. Schlesinger, Brian Zarate, Brian R. Curry, H. Bradley Shaffer & Joanna Burger]
2014-10-22Crossodactylus boulengeri
Crossodactylus timbuhy
Crossodactylus werneri
Hylodidae Taxonomic review of the species complex of Crossodactylus dispar A. Lutz, 1925 (Anura, Hylodidae [Bruno V.S. Pimenta, Carlos Alberto Goncalves Cruz & Ulisses Caramaschi]
2014-09-28Rhacophorus bengkuluensisRhacophoridaeMitochondrial DNA reveals a new species of parachuting frog (Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorus) from Sumatra [JEFFREY W. STREICHER, AMIR HAMIDY, MICHAEL B. HARVEY, BEN ANDERS, KYLE J. SHANEY, NIA KURNIAWAN & ERIC N. SMITH]
2014-10-01Bolitoglossa chucantiensisPlethodontidaeA new species of Bolitoglossa (Amphibia: Plethodontidae) from eastern Panama, with comments on other members of the adspersa species group from eastern Panama [Abel Batista, Gunther Köhler, Konrad Mebert & Milan Vesely]