Neu beschriebene Amphibien

Informationen über neu beschriebene Amphibien und Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen

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Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2023-01-26 Litoria hastula Pelodryadidae A new species of torrent-breeding treefrog (Pelodryadidae: Litoria) from the mountains of Papua, Indonesia, with new records and observations of Litoria dorsivena (Tyler, 1968) [Paul M. Oliver, Djoko T. Iskandar, Stephen J. Richards]
2023-01-19 Hyloscirtus tolkieni Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
A new stream treefrog of the genus Hyloscirtus (Amphibia, Hylidae) from the Río Negro-Sopladora National Park, Ecuador [Juan C. Sánchez-Nivicela, José M. Falcón-Reibán, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia]
2023-01-11 Litoria raniformis major (ssp. nov.),
Litoria raniformis raniformis (ssp. nov.)
Pelodryadidae Molecular systematic analysis demonstrates that the threatened southern bell frog, Litoria raniformis (Anura: Pelodryadidae) of eastern Australia, comprises two sub-species [JUDIT VÖRÖS, SKYE WASSENS, LUKE PRICE, DAVID HUNTER, STEVEN MYERS, KYLE ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL J. MAHONY, STEPHEN DONNELLAN]
2023-01-09 Pseudophilautus pardus/ Pseudophilautus viridis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) Pseudophilautus pardus, a junior synonym of P. viridis (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) [NAYANA WIJAYATHILAKA, USHANI PERERA, KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, GAJABA ELLEPOLA, HIMASH ADHIKARI, SANOJ WIJAYASEKARA, MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, VIMUKTHI PRATHAP, MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA]
2023-01-05 Caecilia atelolepis,
Caecilia epicrionopsoides,
Caecilia macrodonta
Caeciliidae On the identities of Caecilia degenerata Dunn, 1942 and of C. corpulenta Taylor, 1968 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) with descriptions of three new species of Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758 from the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, [JUAN DAVID FERNÁNDEZ-ROLDÁN, JOHN D. LYNCH, GUIDO FABIAN MEDINA-RANGEL]
2022-12-19 Hoplobatrachus salween Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) A new species of the genus Hoplobatrachus Peters, 1863 (Anura, Dicroglossidae) from northwestern Thailand [Prapaiporn Thongproh, Jidapa Chunskul, Yutthana Sringurngam, Likhit Waiprom, Sunchai Makchai, Michael Cota, Prateep Duengkae, Sutee Duangjai, Mahmudul Hasan, Chantip Chuaynkern and Yodchaiy Chuaynkern]
2022-12-15 Mantidactylus Mantellidae (Mantellinae) 20 new species, 4 new subspecies, 2 revalidated species
An inordinate fondness for inconspicuous brown frogs: integration of phylogenomics, archival DNA analysis, morphology, and bioacoustics yields 24 new taxa in the subgenus Brygoomantis (genus Mantidactylus) from Madagascar [MARK D. SCHERZ, ANGELICA CROTTINI, CARL R. HUTTER, ANDREA HILDENBRAND, FRANCO ANDREONE, THIO ROSIN FULGENCE, GUNTHER KÖHLER, SERGE HERILALA NDRIANTSOA, ANNEMARIE OHLER, MICHAELA PREICK, ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, LOÏS RANCILHAC, ACHILLE P. RASELIMANANA, JANA C. RIEMANN, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, GONÇALO M. ROSA, JEFFREY W. STREICHER, DAVID R. VIEITES, JÖRN KÖHLER, MICHAEL HOFREITER, FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES]
2022-12-14 Hyloxalus jhoncito Dendrobatidae (Hyloxalinae) The Enigmatic Hyloxalus edwardsi Species Group (Anura: Dendrobatidae): Phylogenetic Position, a New Species, and New Putative Morphological Synapomorphies [Marvin Anganoy-Criollo, Andres Viuche-Lozano, Maria Paula Enciso-Calle, Manuel Hernando Bernal, Taran Grant]
2022-12-12 Nidirana guibeiensis Ranidae A new species of Nidirana (Anura, Ranidae) from northern Guangxi, China [Wei-Cai Chen, Jian-Ping Ye, Wan-Xiao Peng, Peng Li, Tong-Ping Su, Gui-Dong Yu, Zhi-Ying Cheng]
2022-12-12 Eleutherodactylus montserratae Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) A new species of frog from the Caribbean island of Montserrat (Eleutherodactylidae, Eleutherodactylus) [S. BLAIR HEDGES]
2022-12-05 Odontophrynus toledoi Odontophrynidae A new species of Odontophrynus (Anura, Odontophrynidae) from the southern portion of the Mantiqueira mountains Matheus de Toledo Moroti, Mariana Pedrozo, Marcos Rafael Severgnini, Guilherme Augusto-Alves, Simone Dena, Itamar Alves Martins, Ivan Nunes, Edelcio Muscat]
2022-11-22 Litoria insularis Pelodryadidae A new species of insular treefrog in the Litoria thesaurensis species group from the Nakanai Mountains, New Britain, Papua New Guinea [Stephen J. Richards, Paul M. Oliver]
2022-11-18 Rana kyoto Ranidae Description of a new subterranean breeding brown frog (Ranidae: Rana) from Japan [KOSHIRO ETO, MASAFUMI MATSUI, TAKAHIRO SUGAHARA]
2022-11-16 Ichthyosaura alpestris bakonyiensis (ssp. nov.)
Salamandridae Nomenclatural Validation Of Ichthyosaura Alpestris Bakonyiensis Subsp. N. (Amphibia: Salamandridae) From Western Hungary [Judit Vörös]
2022-11-15 Nyctibatrachus tunga Nyctibatrachidae A new cryptic species of Nyctibatrachus (Amphibia, Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) with description of its tadpole from the central Western Ghats, India [K.S. PAVAN KUMAR, H.U. VISHWAJITH, ANAND ANISHA, G.Y. DAYANANDA, KOTAMBYLU VASUDEVA GURURAJA, HEBBAR PRITI]
2022-11-10 Pristimantis guianensis Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of rain frog (Anura: Strabomantidae: Pristimantis) from the Guiana Shield and amended diagnosis of P. ockendeni (Boulenger, 1912) [Alexander Tamanini Mônico, Miquéias Ferrão, Juan Carlos Chaparro, Antoine Fouquet, Albertina Pimentel Lima]
2022-11-08 Leptopelis shebellensis,
Leptopelis xeniae
Arthroleptidae (Leptopelinae) Genetic and morphometric analyses of historical type specimens clarify the taxonomy of the Ethiopian Leptopelis gramineus species complex (Anura, Arthroleptidae) [Sandra Goutte, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, Abeje Kassie, Stéphane Boissinot]
2022-10-28 Microhyla hmongorum,
Microhyla xodangorum
Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Distribution pattern of the Microhyla heymonsi group (Anura, Microhylidae) with descriptions of two new species from Vietnam [Chung Van Hoang, Tao Thien Nguye, Tien Quang Phan, Cuong The Pham, Hoa Thi Ninh, Bin Wang, Jianping Jiang, Thomas Ziegler, Truong Quang Nguyen]
2022-10-26 Chiasmocleis jacki Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) A new Chiasmocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from the eastern Guiana Shield with an amended definition of C. haddadi Peloso, Sturaro, Forlani, Gaucher, Motta, & Wheeler, 2014 [ANTOINE FOUQUET, MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES, PEDRO PELOSO]
2022-10-24 Rana zhijinensis Ranidae Description of a new species of the genus Rana (Anura: Ranidae) from western Guizhou, China, integrating morphological and molecular genetic data [Shasha Yan, Qingqing He, Tao Luo, Cheng Xu, Huaiqing Deng, Ning Xiao, Jiang Zhou]
2022-10-22 Microhyla dabieshanensis Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A New Species of the Genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from the Dabie Mountains, China [Caiwen Zhang, Cheng Chen, Meihua Zhang, Zhiyue Wang, Haohao Ma, Ruolei Sun, Jianping Jiang and Baowei Zhang]
2022-10-20 Brachycephalus clarissae Brachycephalidae Hidden by the name: A New Species of Brachycephalus (Anura, Brachycephalidae) from a Montane Atlantic Rainforest of Southeastern Brazil, with a Reappraisal of the Species Groups in the Genus [Manuella Folly, Davor Vrcibradic, Carla C. Siqueira, Carlos F. D. Rocha, Alessandra S. Machado, Ricardo T. Lopes, José P. Pombal Jr]
2022-10-20 Pseudoeurycea jaguar Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) A new arboreal Pseudoeurycea (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the Sierra de Zongolica, Veracruz, Mexico [Erasmo Cázares-Hernández, H. David Jimeno-Sevilla, Sean M. Rovito, Marco Antonio López-Luna, Luis Canseco-Márquez]
2022-10-19 Serranobatrachus (gen. nov.)
S. carmelitae (comb. nov.),
S. cristinae (comb. nov.),
S. delicatus (comb. nov.),
S. insignitus (comb. nov.),
S. megalops (comb. nov.),
S. ruthveni (comb. nov.),
S. sanctaemartae (comb. nov.)
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new genus of terraranas (Anura: Brachycephaloidea) from northern South America, with a systematic review of Tachiramantis [Sandy Arroyo, Mariane Targino, Luis Alberto Rueda-Solano, Juan M. Daza and Taran Grant]
2022-10-17 Pristimantis anaiae,
Pristimantis glendae,
Pristimantis kunam,
Pristimantis resistencia,
Pristimantis tamia,
Pristimantis venegasi
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Six new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Llanganates National Park and Sangay National Park in Amazonian cloud forests of Ecuador [Jhael A. Ortega, Jorge Brito, Santiago R. Ron]
2022-10-11 Rhacophorus yadongensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of bush frog (Anura, Rhacophoridae, Raorchestes) from southern Xizang, China [HE ZHANG, GUO-CHENG SHU, FU SHU, KE LI, QIN LIU, YA-YONG WU, BING-JUN DONG, PENG GUO]
2022-10-10 Chiasmocleis abofoa Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) A new species of Chiasmocleis Méhely, 1904 (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Peruvian Amazonia [OMAR ROJAS-PADILLA, GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA, EHIKO J. RIOS-ALVA, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER Á]
2022-10-10 Quasipaa taoi Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Hidden in the jungle of Vietnam: a new species of Quasipaa (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) from Ngoc Linh Mountain [Cuong The Pham, Chung Van Hoang, Tien Quang Phan, Truong Quang Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler]
2022-10-08 Bufo yunlingensis,
Bufo yongdeensis
Bufonidae Atlas of Wildlife in Southwest China: Amphibian: 1–448 (printed in 2020 but not distributed until 2022)
2022-10-08 Nanorana bangdaensis Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Atlas of Wildlife in Southwest China: Amphibian: 1–448 (printed in 2020 but not distributed until 2022)
2022-10-08 Leptobrachella pingbianensis,
Scutiger bangdaensis,
Scutiger biluoensis,
Scutiger meiliensis
Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Atlas of Wildlife in Southwest China: Amphibian: 1–448 (printed in 2020 but not distributed until 2022)
2022-10-08 Amolops binchachaensis Ranidae Atlas of Wildlife in Southwest China: Amphibian: 1–448 (printed in 2020 but not distributed until 2022)
2022-10-08 Cynops puerensis,
Paramesotriton malipoensis,
Tylototriton joe
Salamandridae Atlas of Wildlife in Southwest China: Amphibian: 1–448 (printed in 2020 but not distributed until 2022)
2022-10-08 Pristimantis morlaco Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Una nueva especie de Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) de la provincia del Azuay, Andes sur de Ecuador [Juan C. Sánchez-Nivicela, Eduardo Toral-Contreras, Verónica L. Urgiles]
2022-10-07 Nototriton kenorum,
Nototriton lateomuscus,
Nototriton maximo,
Nototriton vereh
Plethodontidae (Hemidactyliinae) Revised taxonomy and distributions of Costa Rican moss salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Nototriton), with descriptions of new taxa [BRIAN KUBICKI, AURA REYES, ERICK ARIAS]
2022-10-03 Pristimantis miltongallardoi
Pristimantis omarrhynchus
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Dos nuevas especies del grupo Pristimantis boulengeri (Anura: Strabomantidae) de la cuenca alta del río Napo, Ecuador [Patricia Bejarano-Muñoz, Santiago R. Ron, Maria José Navarrete, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2022-09-29 Hyloscirtus sethmacfarlanei Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
A spectacular new species of Hyloscirtus (Anura: Hylidae) from the Cordillera de Los Llanganates in the eastern Andes of Ecuador [Juan P. Reyes-Puig, Darwin Recalde, Fausto Recalde, Claudia Koch, Juan M. Guayasamin, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Lou Jost, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2022-09-28 Leptobrachella verrucosa Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new species of the genus Leptobrachella (Anura, Megophryidae) from northwestern Guangdong Province, China [Shi-Shi Lin, Yuan-Hang Li, Yu-Hong Lu, Hong-Lin Su, Shi-Bin Wu, Qi-Qi Zhang, Mei-Juan Mo, Shao-Jun Xiao, Zhong Pan, Hu-Jun Pan, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jian Wang]
2022-09-28 Desmognathus adatsihi,
Desmognathus balsameus
Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) Systematics of the Ocoee Salamander (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus ocoee), with description of two new species from the southern Blue Ridge Mountains [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, DAVID A. BEAMER]
2022-09-22 Rana taihangensis Ranidae A New Brown Frog of the Genus Rana (Anura, Ranidae) from North China, with a Taxonomic Revision of the R. chensinensis Species Group [Huijun SHEN; Mengyu XU; Xinyue YANG; Zhuo CHEN; Nengwen XIAO and Xiaohong CHEN]
2022-09-22 Desmognathus valtos Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) Allocation of Salamandra auriculata Holbrook, 1838, with a new species of swamp-dwelling dusky salamander (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Atlantic Coastal Plain [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, DAVID A. BEAMER]
2022-09-20 Caecilia aprix Caeciliidae A new species of the genus Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Caquetá, Colombia [Fernández-Roldán, J. D., & Rueda-Almonacid, J. V.]
2022-09-05 Odorrana concelata Ranidae Discovery of a new limestone karst-restricted odorous frog from northern Guangdong, China [Shi-Shi Lin, Yuan-Hang Li, Hong-Lin Su, Hui Yi, Zhong Pan, Yan-Jun Sun, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jian Wang]
2022-09-01 Boana guarinimirim Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
A New Cryptic Species of Boana (Hylinae: Cophomantini) of the B. polytaenia Clade from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest [Pedro Marinho; Davi L. Bang; Izadora Vidigal; Ariovaldo A. Giaretta]
2022-08-31 Tlalocohyla celeste Hylidae
(Hylinae)
A new species of brilliant green frog of the genus Tlalocohyla (Anura, Hylidae) hiding between two volcanoes of northern Costa Rica [DONALD VARELA-SOTO, JUAN G. ABARCA, ESTEBAN BRENES-MORA, VALERIA ASPINALL, TWAN LEENDERS, ALEX SHEPACK]
2022-08-26 Hynobius oni Hynobiidae (Hynobiinae) A new species of lotic breeding salamander (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) from Shikoku, Japan [Sally Kanamori, Kanto Nishikawa, Masafumi Matsui, Shingo Tanabe]
2022-08-12 Rhacophorus napoensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Guangxi, China [Jing Li, Shuo Liu, Guohua Yu, Tao Sun]
2022-08-10 Afrixalus lacustris,
Afrixalus phantasma
Hyperoliidae (Hyperoliinae) Systematics of the Central African Spiny Reed Frog Afrixalus laevis (Anura: Hyperoliidae), with the description of two new species from the Albertine Rift [ELI GREENBAUM, DANIEL M. PORTIK, KAITLIN E. ALLEN, EUGENE R. VAUGHAN, GABRIEL BADJEDJEA, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, MATHIAS BEHANGANA, NANCY CONKEY, BONNY DUMBO, LEGRAND N. GONWOUO, MAREIKE HIRSCHFELD, DANIEL F. HUGHES, FÉLIX IGUNZI, CHIFUNDERA KUSAMBA, WILBER LUKWAGO, FRANCK M. MASUDI, JOHANNES PENNER, JESÚS M. REYES, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, COREY E. ROELKE, SORAYA ROMERO, J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING]
2022-08-08 Glandirana reliquia Ranidae Genetic and morphological variation analyses of Glandirana rugosa with description of a new species (Anura, Ranidae) [TOMOHIKO SHIMADA, MASAFUMI MATSUI, MITSUAKI OGATA, IKUO MIURA, MAI TANGE, MI-SOOK MIN, KOSHIRO ETO]
2022-08-08 Onychodactylus sillanus Hynobiidae (Hynobiinae) Dwindling in the mountains: Description of a critically endangered and microendemic Onychodactylus species (Amphibia, Hynobiidae) from the Korean Peninsula [Amaël Borzée, Yucheol Shin, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jong Yoon Jeon, Hae Jun Baek, Chang Hoon Lee, Junghwa An, Yoon Jee Hong, Mi-Sook Min]
2022-08-03 Allobates kamilae Aromobatidae (Allobatinae) A new nurse frog of the Allobates tapajos species complex (Anura: Aromobatidae) from the upper Madeira River, Brazilian Amazonia [Miquéias Ferrão, James Hanken, Albertina P. Lima]
2022-07-22 Leptodactylus fremitus Leptodactylidae (Leptodactylinae) Species diversity and systematics of the Leptodactylus melanonotus group (Anura, Leptodactylidae): review of diagnostic traits and a new species from the Eastern Guiana Shield [Thiago R. Carvalho, Antoine Fouquet, Mariana L. Lyra, Ariovaldo A. Giaretta, C. Eduardo Costa-Campos, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Célio F. B. Haddad & Santiago R. RonD]
2022-07-21 Ansonia infernalis Bufonidae A new species of stream toad of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from Nakhon Si Thammarat Range in southern Thailand [CHATMONGKON SUWANNAPOOM, L. LEE GRISMER, PARINYA PAWANGKHANANT, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV]
2022-07-21 Hynobius sengokui Hynobiidae (Hynobiinae) Taxonomic reappraisal of Hynobius tokyoensis, with description of a new species from northeastern Honshu, Japan (Amphibia: Caudata) [MASAFUMI MATSUI, YASUCHIKA MISAWA, NATSUHIKO YOSHIKAWA, KANTO NISHIKAWA]
2022-07-19 Desmognathus gvnigeusgwotli,
Desmognathus kanawha,
Desmognathus mavrokoilius
Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) Nomenclatural solutions for diagnosing ‘cryptic’ species using molecular and morphological data facilitate a taxonomic revision of the Black-bellied Salamanders (Urodela, Desmognathus ‘quadramaculatus’) from the southern Appalachian Mountains [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, DAVID A. BEAMER]
2022-07-18 Pelophylax mongolicus (comb. nov.) Ranidae Taxonomic status of Rana nigromaculata mongolia and the validity of Pelophylax tenggerensis (Anura, Ranidae) [SHENGBO ZHOU, LI HE, SIYU MA, SHUJUN XU, QIANG ZHAI, PING GUAN, HUI WANG, JINGSONG SHI]
2022-07-14 Amolops shihaitaoi Ranidae A cryptic species of the Amolops ricketti species group (Anura, Ranidae) from China–Vietnam border regions [Jian Wang, Jing Li, Lingyun Du, Mian Hou, Guohua Yu]
2022-07-11 Amolops wangyali Ranidae A review of torrent frogs (Amolops: Ranidae) from Bhutan, the description of a new species, and reassessment of the taxonomic validity of some A. viridimaculatus group species aided by archival DNA sequences of century-old type specimens [Stephen Mahony, Tshering Nidup, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Emma C. Teeling & Rachunliu G. Kamei]
2022-07-01 Occidozyga lingnanica (sp. nov.)
Occidozyga obscura (comb. nov.)
Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) Taxonomic clarifications on the floating frogs (Anura: Dicroglossidae: Occidozyga sensu lato) in southeastern China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Jian Wang, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Lin Luo, Yan-Wu Zhang, Chun-Peng Guo, Jin-Long Ren, Shuo Qi, Yun-Ming Mo, Ying-Yong Wang]
2022-06-29 Micryletta subaraji Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Morphology, phylogeny, and species delimitation of Micryletta (Anura: Microhylidae) reveals a new species from Singapore [Ananthanarayanan Sankar, Ingg Thong Law, Ing Sind Law, Rasu Shivaram, Robin K. Abraham, Kin Onn Chan]
2022-06-24 Pristimantis symptosus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Rediscovery, redescription and identity of Pristimantis nebulosus (Henle, 1992), and description of a new terrestrial-breeding frog from montane rainforests of central Peru (Anura, Strabomantidae)” in Northeast Brazil [Jörn Köhler, Ernesto Castillo-Urbina, César Aguilar-Puntriano, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2022-06-23 Kurixalus inexpectatus Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) Description of a new Kurixalus species (Rhacophoridae, Anura) and a northwards range extension of the genus [Kevin R. Messenger, Siti N. Othman, Ming-Feng Chuang, Yi Yang, Amaël Borzée]
2022-06-22 Nidirana shiwandashanensis Ranidae A New Species of Nidirana (Anura, Ranidae) from Southern Guangxi, China [Weicai CHEN, Wanxiao PENG, Peng LI and Youjun LIU]
2022-06-22 Leptobrachella yunyangensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A New Species of the Asian Leaf Litter Toad Genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae) from Chongqing City, Southwest China [Tao LUO, Weifeng WANG, Dong PENG, Bo LEI, Huaiqing DENG, Shengnan JI, Heqing HUANG and Jiang ZHOU]
2022-06-16 Pristimantis crepitaculus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Back from the deaf: integrative taxonomy revalidates anearless and mute species, Hylodes grandoculis van Lidth de Jeude, 1904, and confirms a new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Eastern Guiana Shield” [Antoine Fouquet, Pedro Peloso, Rawien Jairam, Albertina P. Lima, Alexander T. Mônico, Rafael Ernst, Philippe J.R.Kok]
2022-06-14 Anstisia (gen. nov.) Myobatrachidae A new genus for four myobatrachid frogs from the South Western Australian Ecoregion [GRANT N. WEBSTER, IAN BOOLN]
2022-06-09 Rhinella angeli,
Rhinella unapensis
Bufonidae Two new surprising species of leaf-litter toad of the Rhinella margaritifera species group (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Peruvian Amazon, Loreto—Peru [ROMMEL R. ROJAS, PEDRO PEREZ PEÑA, ROBSON W. ÁVILA, VINICIUS TADEU DE CARVALHO, RENATA PEREZ, IZENI PIRES FARIAS, MARCELO GORDO, TOMAS HRBEK]
2022-06-08 Xenophrys truongsonensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new species of Xenophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Truong Son Range, Vietnam [ANH MAI LUONG, CHUNG VAN HOANG, CUONG THE PHAM, TAO THIEN, NIKOLAI ORLOV, THOMAS ZIEGLER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2022-06-06 Stumpffia lynnae Microhylidae (Cophylinae) An unexpected new red-bellied Stumpffia (Microhylidae) from forest fragments in central Madagascar highlights remaining cryptic diversity [Katherine E. Mullin, Manoa G. Rakotomanga, Jeff Dawson, Frank Glaw, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Pablo Orozco-terWengel, Mark D. Scherz]
2022-06-03 Leptobrachella shimentaina Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new Leptobrachella species (Anura, Megophryidae) from South China, with comments on the taxonomic status of L. chishuiensis and L. purpurus [Jian Wang, Shuo Qi, Ke-Yuan Dai, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Hong-Hui Chen, Yuan-Qiu Li, Yong-You Zhao, Yun-Ze Wang, Ying-Yong Wang]
2022-06-02 Tylototriton houi
Echinotriton raffaellii
Salamandridae Towards completing the crocodile newts’ puzzle with all-inclusive phylogeographic resources [Christophe Dufresnes, Axel Hernandez]
2022-05-26 Gephyromantis fiharimpe
Gephyromantis matsilo
Gephyromantis oelkrugi
Gephyromantis portonae
Mantellidae (Mantellinae) An integrative taxonomic revision and redefinition of Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) malagasius based on archival DNA analysis reveals four new mantellid frog species from Madagascar [Miguel Vences, Jörn Köhler, Angelica Crottini, Michael Hofreiter, Carl R. Hutter, Louis du Preez, Michaela Preick, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Loïs Rancilhac, Achille P. Raselimanana, Gonçalo M. Rosa, Mark D. Scherz, Frank Glaw]
2022-05-18 Andrias jiangxiensis Cryptobranchidae Discovery of a wild, genetically pure Chinese giant salamander creates new conservation opportunities [Jing Chai, Chen-Qi Lu, Mu-Rong Yi, Nian-Hua Dai, Xiao-Dong Weng, Ming-Xiao Di, Yong Peng, Yong Tang, Qing-Hua Shan, Kai Wang, Huan-Zhang Liu, Hai-Peng Zhao, Jie-Qiong Jin, Ru-Jun Cao, Ping Lu, Lai-Chun Luo, Robert W. Murphy, Ya-Ping Zhang, Jing Che]
2022-05-03 Theloderma hekouense Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new cryptic species in the Theloderma rhododiscus complex (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from China–Vietnam border regions [Lingyun Du, Jian Wang, Shuo Liu, Guohua Yu]
2022-05-03 Desmognathus pascagoula Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) A new, narrowly endemic species of swamp-dwelling dusky salamander (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Gulf Coastal Plain of Mississippi and Alabama [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, KYLE A. O’CONNELL, JENNIFER Y. LAMB, DAVID A. BEAMER]
2022-04-29 Bolitoglossa cathyledecae Plethodontidae A new salamander of the genus Bolitoglossa (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the highlands of western Panama [MARCOS PONCE, DEIVY NAVARRO, ROGER MORALES, ABEL BATISTA]
2022-04-20 Tylototriton tongziensis Salamandridae Description of a new species of the newt genus Tylototriton sensu lato (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from southwestern China [SHI-ZE LI, JING LIU, SHENG-CHAO SHI, GANG WEI, BIN WANG]
2022-04-12 Pristimantis campesino Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Phylogeographic structure suggests environmental gradient speciation in a montane frog from the northern Andes of Colombia [Ana M. Sepúlveda-Seguro, Carlos M. Marín, Adolfo Amézquita, Yuly A. García & Juan M. Daza]
2022-04-04 Craugastor bitonium,
Craugastor candelariensis,
Craugastor cueyatl,
Craugastor polaclavus,
Craugastor portilloensis,
Craugastor rubinus
Craugastoridae Miniaturization in Direct-Developing Frogs from Mexico with the Description of Six New Species [Tom J.M. Jameson, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Luigi Manuelli, Jason J. Head, Eric N. Smith]
2022-03-29 Rhinella teotoniensis Bufonidae Hidden in the litter: cryptic diversity of the leaf-litter toad Rhinella castaneotica–proboscidea complex revealed through integrative taxonomy, with description of a new species from south-western Amazonia [Miquéias Ferrão, Olavo Pinhatti Colatreli, James Hanken, Albertina Pimentel Lima]
2022-03-29 Hynobius owariensis Hynobiidae Taxonomic Re-examination of the Yamato Salamander Hynobius vandenburghi: Description of a New Species from Central Honshu, Japan [Hirotaka SUGAWARA, Takeshi FUJITANI, Shota SEGUCHI, Takuo SAWAHATA, Masahiro NAGANO]
2022-03-29 Hynobius geiyoensis
Hynobius sumidai
Hynobiidae Molecular Phylogenetic and Morphological Problems of the Aki Salamander Hynobius akiensis: Description of Two New Species from Chugoku, Japan [Hirotaka SUGAWARA, Jun-ichi NAITO, Takayuki IWATA, Masahiro NAGANO]
2022-03-21 Rhacophorus trangdinhensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A New Species of Rhacophorus Genus (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae) from Lang Son Province, Northern Vietnam [Ivan I. Kropachev, Alexey A. Evsyunin, Nikolai L. Orlov, Tao Thien Nguyen]
2022-03-18 Hyalinobatrachium mashpi,
Hyalinobatrachium nouns
Centrolenidae Two new glassfrogs (Centrolenidae: Hyalinobatrachium) from Ecuador, with comments on the endangered biodiversity of the Andes [Juan M. Guayasamin, Rebecca M. Brunner, Anyelet Valencia-Aguilar, Daniela Franco-Mena, Eva Ringler, Anderson Medina Armijos, Carlos Morochz, Lucas Bustamante, Ross J. Maynard, Jaime Culebras]
2022-03-14 Phantasmarana curucutuensis,
Phantasmarana tamuia
Hylodidae Unveiling the diversity of Giant Neotropical Torrent frogs (Hylodidae): phylogenetic relationships, morphology, and the description of two new species [Fábio P. de Sá, Thais H. Condez, Mariana L. Lyra, Célio F. B. Haddad & Leo R. Malagoli]
2022-03-11 Proceratophrys velhochico Odontophrynidae A New Species of Proceratophrys (Anura: Odontophrynidae) from Boqueirão da Onça, Northern Bahia State, Brazil [Sarah Mângia, Felipe de Medeiros Magalhães, Felipe Sá Fortes Leite, Diego Gomiero Cavalheri, Adrian Antonio Garda]
2022-03-07 Allobates paleci Aromobatidae (Allobatinae) A new Amazonian species of Allobates Zimmermann & Zimmermann, 1988 (Aromobatidae) with a trilled advertisement call [Leandro A. Silva, Ricardo Marques, Henrique Folly, Diego J. Santana]
2022-02-24 Onychodactylus pyrrhonotus Hynobiidae A New Salamander of the Genus Onychodactylus from Central Honshu, Japan (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) [Natsuhiko Yoshikawa, Masafumi Matsui]
2022-02-23 Philoria knowlesi Limnodynastidae A new species of Philoria (Anura: Limnodynastidae) from the uplands of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area of eastern Australia [MICHAEL J MAHONY, HARRY B HINES, TERRY BERTOZZI, STEPHEN V MAHONY, DAVID A NEWELL, JOHN M CLARKE, STEPHEN C DONNELLAN]
2022-02-23 Stumpffia bishopi Microhylidae (Cophylinae) Discovery of frogs of the Stumpffia hara species group (Microhylidae, Cophylinae) on Montagne d’Ambre in northern Madagascar, with description of a new species [Andolalao Rakotoarison, Frank Glaw, Safidy M. Rasolonjatovo, Jary H. Razafindraibe, Miguel Vences, Mark D. Scherz]
2022-02-22 Pristimantis relictus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the “Brejos de Altitude” in Northeast Brazil [IGOR JOVENTINO ROBERTO, DANIEL LOEBMANN, MARIANA L. LYRA, CÉLIOF.B HADDAD, ROBSON WALDEMAR ÁVILA]
2022-02-21 Euphlyctis jaladhara Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Discovery of a new species of Euphlyctis (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the western coastal plains of peninsular India [K.P. DINESH, B.H. CHANNAKESHAVAMURTHY, P. DEEPAK, A. SHABNAM, AVRAJJAL GHOSH, KAUSHIK DEUTI]
2022-02-18 Brachytarsophrys qiannanensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new toad species of the genus Brachytarsophrys Tian & Hu, 1983 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China [Shize Li, Jing Liu, Guiping Yang, Gang Wei, Haijun Su]
2022-02-16 Synapturanus danta Microhylidae (Otophryninae) A needle in a haystack: Integrative taxonomy reveals the existence of a new small species of fossorial frog (Anura, Microhylidae, Synapturanus) from the vast lower Putumayo basin, Peru [Germán Chávez, Michelle E. Thompson, David A. Sánchez, Juan Carlos Chávez-Arribasplata, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2022-02-16 Elachistocleis sikuani,
Elachistocleis tinigua
Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) Two new species of Elachistocleis Parker, 1927 (Anura: Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae) from Colombia [ANDRÉS R. ACOSTA-GALVIS, JOÃO F. R. TONINI, RAFAEL O. DE SÁ]
2022-02-16 Theloderma khoii Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of mossy frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Northeastern Vietnam [Hoa Thi Ninh, Tao Thien Nguyen, Huy Quoc Nguyen, Ngoc Van Hoang, Sonephet Siliyavong, Thinh Van Nguyen, Dzung Trung Le, Quyet Khac Le, Thomas Ziegler]
2022-02-15 Gastrotheca flavodactyla,
Gastrotheca trachyplevra
Hemiphractidae (Hemiphractinae) Two new species of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Central Andes of northern Peru [Lourdes Y. Echevarría, Daniel J. Paluh, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Pablo J. Venegas, Alessandro Catenazzi, Renzo Pradel & Santiago Castroviejo-Fisheri]
2022-02-14 Microhyla nakkavaram Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Hiding in Plain Sight: Rain Water Puddles in Nicobar Islands of India Reveal Abundance of a New Frog Species of the Genus Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Microhylidae) [Sonali Garg, Chandrakasan Sivaperuman, G. Gokulakrishnan, S. R. Chandramouli, and S. D. Biju]
2022-02-10 Boulenophrys fengshunensis,
Boulenophrys hungtai,
Boulenophrys puningensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Description of three new Boulenophrys species from eastern Guangdong, China, emphasizing the urgency of ecological conservation in this region (Anura, Megophryidae) [JIAN WANG, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, ZHI-TONG LYU, SHUO QI, ZU-YAO LIU, HONG-HUI CHEN, YU-HONG LU, HUI-WEN XIAO, CAN-RONG LIN, KAI CHEN, YING-YONG WANG]
2022-02-08 Diasporus lynchi Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) A new golden species of Diasporus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from southwestern Colombia, with evaluation of the phylogenetic significance of morphological characters in Diasporus [Jhon Jairo Ospina Sarria, David Andrés Velásquez Trujillo, Christian Oswaldo Castaño Saavedra, Luis Fernando Castillo, Wilmar Bolívar-García]
2022-02-03 Pristimantis cryptopictus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Genética, bioacústica y morfología revelan una nueva especie oculta en Pristimantis dorsopictus (Anura: Strabomantidae) [Eliza Patiño-Ocampo, Sebastián Duarte-Marín and Mauricio Rivera Correa]
2022-02-03 Scinax albertinae Hylidae
(Scinaxinae)
A New Snouted Treefrog of the Genus Scinax (Anura, Hylidae) from the White-Sand Forests of Central Amazonia [Miquéias Ferrão, Jiří Moravec, Anthony S. Ferreira, Leandro J. C. L. Moraes, James Hanken]
2022-01-31 Eleutherodactylus potosiensis Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) Molecular phylogeny of the subgenus Syrrhophus (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae), with the description of a new species from Eastern Mexico [Raquel Hernández-Austria, Uri O. García-Vázquez, Christoph I. Grünwald & Gabriela Parra-Olea]
2022-01-26 Pristimantis blasi Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A New Species of Red-eyed frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Western Slope of the Cordillera Occidental, Risaralda, Colombia [SEBASTIÁN DUARTE-MARÍN, MANUELA MONTOYA-MARÍN, JACKELINE RIVERA-GÓMEZ]
2022-01-24 Tylototriton daloushanensis Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from the Eastern Dalou Mountains in Guizhou, China [Tao Luo, Shasha Yan, Ning Xiao, Wei Li, Huaiqing Deng, Jiang Zhou]
2022-01-19 Conraua kamancamarai Conrauidae A new slippery frog (Amphibia, Conrauidae, Conraua Nieden, 1908) from the Fouta Djallon Highlands, west-central Guinea [Karla Neira-Salamea, Joseph Doumbia, Annika Hillers, Laura Sandberger-Loua, N’Goran G. Kouamé, Christian Brede, Marvin Schäfer, David C. Blackburn, Michael F. Barej, Mark-Oliver Rödel]
2022-01-18 Pristimantis postducheminorum Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) with a colourful venter from the cloud forests of Colombian western Andes [PABLO PALACIOS-RODRÍGUEZ, JUAN M. DAZA, LUIS A. MAZARIEGOS-H., UBIEL RENDÓN, ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA]
2022-01-10 Pristimantis gretathunbergae Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new rainfrog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura, Brachycephaloidea) from central and eastern Panama [Konrad Mebert, Macario González-Pinzón, Madian Miranda, Edgardo Griffith, Milan Vesely, P. Lennart Schmid, Abel Batista]
2022-01-10 Pristimantis burtoniorum,
Pristimantis maryanneae
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Strong differentiation between amphibian communities on two adjacent mountains in the Upper Rio Pastaza watershed of Ecuador, with descriptions of two new species of terrestrial frogs [Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Carolina Reyes-Puig, Daniela Franco-Mena, Lou Jost, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2021-12-31 Pristimantis gagliardi,
Pristimantis okmoi
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Two New Cryptic Pristimantis (Anura, Craugastoridae) from the Southern Amazon Basin of Peru with Taxonomic Comments on Pristimantis imitatrix (Duellman, 1978) [H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, Jessica L. Deichmann, Juan C. Chaparro]
2021-12-27 Vietnamophryne cuongi Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) A New Species of Vietnamophryne with an Extended Description of Vietnamophryne orlovi [Thanh Vinh Nguyen, Chung Van Hoang, Jiang Jianping, Nikolai L. Orlov, Hoa Thi Ninh, Huy Quoc Nguyen, Tao Thien Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler]
2021-12-27 Noblella mindo Strabomantidae (Holoadeninae) A new species of the genus Noblella (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from Ecuador, with new information for Noblella worleyae [Carolina Reyes-Puig, Juan M. Guayasamin, Claudia Koch, David Brito-Zapata, Matthijs Holland-ers, Melissa Costales, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia]
2021-12-25 Odorrana liboensis Ranidae A New Species of Odorous Frog Genus Odorrana (Anura, Ranidae) from Southern Guizhou Province, China [Tao LUO; Siwei WANG; Ning XIAO; Yali WANG and Jiang ZHOU]
2021-12-25 Minervarya pentali Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) DNA Barcoding and Systematic Review of Minervaryan Frogs (Dicroglossidae: Minervarya) of Peninsular India: Resolution of a Taxonomic Conundrum with Description of a New Species [Sonali GARG and S. D. BIJU]
2021-12-23 Pristimantis kiruhampatu,
Pristimantis paulpittmani
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonas Department in Northeastern Peru [Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi and Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-12-20 Osteocephalus melanops Hylidae
(Lophyohylinae)
A NEW SPECIES OF OSTEOCEPHALUS STEINDACHNER, 1862 (ANURA, HYLIDAE), FROM BRAZILIAN AMAZONIA [Paulo Roberto Melo-Sampaio, Miquéias Ferrão, Leandro João Carneiro de Lima Moraes]
2021-12-17 Ischnocnema crassa Brachycephalidae A new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the mountainous region of Atlantic Forest, southeastern Brazil, with a new phylogeny and diagnose for Ischnocnema parva series [THIAGO SILVA-SOARES, RODRIGO BARBOSA FERREIRA, IAGO SILVA ORNELLAS, CÁSSIO Z. ZOCCA, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ]
2021-12-13 Schismaderma branchi Bufonidae A new species of red toad, Schismaderma Smith, 1849 (Anura: Bufonidae), from central Angola [NINDA L. BAPTISTA, PEDRO VAZ PINTO, CHAD KEATES, SHELLEY EDWARDS, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, WERNER CONRADIE]
2021-12-10 Kurixalus qionglaiensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of the genus Kurixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Sichuan Province, southwestern China [Chun-Peng Guo, Mao-Jun Zhong, Ka Wah Leung, Xiao-Yi Wang, Jun-Hua Hu]
Hinweis: Kurixalus qionglaiensis gilt als Synonym von Kurixalus silvaenaias (siehe Amphibians Species of the World)
2021-12-05 Occidozyga shiwandashanensis Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A new species of Occidozyga Kuhl and van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Southern Guangxi, China [Wei-Cai Chen, Wan-Xiao Peng, You-Jun Liu, Zhong Huang, Xiao-Wen Liao, Yun-Ming Mo]
2021-12-03 Ansonia karen Bufonidae Hidden tribe: A new species of Stream Toad of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from the poorly explored mountainous borderlands of western Thailand [Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, L. Lee Grismer, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Mali Naiduangchan, Platon V. Yushchenko, Dmitriy V. Arkhipov, Jeffery A. Wilkinson, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-12-02 Gephyromantis marokoroko Mantellidae (Mantellinae) A fantastic new species of secretive forest frog discovered from forest fragments near Andasibe, Madagascar [Carl R. Hutter, Zo F. Andriampenomanana, Ginah Tsiorisoa Andrianasolo, Kerry A. Cobb, Jary H. Razafindraibe, Robin K. Abraham, Shea M. Lambert]
2021-12-02 Boulenophrys yaoshanensis,
Boulenophrys yingdeensis,
Boulenophrys yunkaiensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Three new species of the genus Boulenophrys (Anura, Megophryidae) from southern China [SHUO QI, JIAN WANG, YUN-MING MO, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, YANG-JIN ZENG, KE-YUAN DAI, YUAN-QIU LI, L. LEE GRISMER, YING-YONG WANG]
2021-12-01 Gephyromantis pedronoi Mantellidae (Mantellinae) Target-enriched DNA sequencing clarifies the identity of name-bearing types of the Gephyromantis plicifer complex and reveals a new species of mantellid frog from Madagascar [Miguel Vences, Jörn Köhler, Franco Andreone, Ann-Kristin Craul, Angelica Crottini, Louis du Preez, Michaela Preick, Lois Rancilhac, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Mark D. Scherz, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Michael Hofreiter & Frank Glaw]
2021-12-01 Pristimantis daquilemai Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Description of a new minute frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Cordillera del Condor, Ecuador [DAVID BRITO-ZAPATA, CAROLINA REYES-PUIG, DIEGO CISNEROS-HEREDIA, DANIEL ZUMEL, SANTIAGO R. RON]
2021-11-24 Alytes almogavarii inigoi (ssp. nov.) Alytidae Phylogeographic advances in midwife toads (Alytes) support the existence of a novel taxon endemic to the Central Pyrenees [Christophe Dufresnes & Axel Hernandez]
2021-11-21 Litoria balatus,
Litoria quiritatus
Pelodryadidae Two new frog species from the Litoria rubella species group from eastern Australia [J. J. L. ROWLEY, M. J. MAHONY, H. B. HINES, S. MYERS, L.C. PRICE, G.M. SHEA, S. C. DONNELLAN]
2021-11-19 Tylototriton umphangensis Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Urodela, Salamandridae) from western Thailand [Porrawee Pomchote, Parada Peerachidacho, Axel Hernandez, Pitak Sapewisut, Wichase Khonsue, Panupong Thammachoti, Kanto Nishikawa]
2021-11-18 Leptobrachella damingshanensisi Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from central Guangxi, China [Wei-Cai Chen, Gui-Dong Yu, Zhi-Ying Cheng, Tao Meng, Hai Wei, Guang-Yong Zhou, Yan-Wu Lu]
2021-11-18 Micryletta melanops Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of Micryletta (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from the Langbian Plateau in southern Vietnam [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Tan Van Nguyen, Jian-Huan Yang, Vladislav A. Gorin]
2021-11-18 Brachycephalus puri Brachycephalidae New species of flea-toad, genus Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Atlantic Forest of Espírito Santo, Brazil [DIEGO ALMEIDA-SILVA, THIAGO SILVA-SOARES, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, VANESSA KRUTH VERDADE]
2021-11-17 Cophixalus brevidigitus,
Cophixalus melanogenys,
Cophixalus pusillus
Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Three new tiny species of the microhylid frog genus Cophixalus Boettger, 1892 from central Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2021-11-04 Tylototriton sini Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Caudata, Salamandridae) from Guangdong, southern China, with discussion on the subgenera and species groups within the genus [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Jian Wang, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jia-Jun Zhou, Shuo Qi, Han Wan, You-Yu Li, Ying-Yong Wang]
2021-10-27 Pristimantis lojanus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Our unknown neighbor: A new species of rain frog of the genus Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from the city of Loja, southern Ecuador [Paul Székely, Diana Székely, Leonardo Ordóñez-Delgado, Diego Armijos-Ojeda, Judit Vörös]
2021-10-26 Rana wuyiensis Ranidae A new species of the genus Rana sensu lato Linnaeus, 1758 (Anura, Ranidae) from Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province, China [Yanqing Wu, Shengchao Shi, Huiguang Zhang, Weicai Chen, Bin Cai, Van Chung Hoang, Jun Wu, Bin Wang]
2021-10-26 Megophrys acehensis,
Megophrys selatanensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Two new species of Megophrys Kuhl and Van Hasselt (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia [MISBAHUL MUNIR KANTO NISHIKAWA, AMIR HAMIDY, ERIC N. SMITH]
2021-10-26 Assa wollumbin Myobatrachidae A new hip-pocket frog from mid-eastern Australia (Anura: Myobatrachidae: Assa) [MICHAEL J. MAHONY, HARRY B. HINES, STEPHEN V. MAHONY, BEDE MOSES, SARAH R. CATALANO, STEVEN MYERS, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN]
2021-10-21 Micryletta menglienica (comb. nov.) Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Taxonomic reassessment of the poorly known microhylid, Kalophrynus menglienicus Yang & Su, 1980 [Shuo Liu, Bin Yang, Qianyan Wang, Mian Hou]
2021-10-20 Uperoleia gurrumuli Myobatrachidae Seen only once: an evolutionarily distinct species of Toadlet (Uperoleia: Myobatrachidae) from the Wessel Islands of northern Australia [RENEE A. CATULLO, J. SCOTT KEOGH]
2021-10-16 Ichthyophis benjii Ichthyophiidae A new striped species of Ichthyophis Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from Mizoram, northeast India [Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Jayaditya Purkayastha, Lal Biakzuala, Mathipi Vabeiryureilai, Lal Muansanga, and Gospel Zothanmawia Hmar]
2021-10-14 Leptobrachella murphyi Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Integrative taxonomy reveals a new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from the mountains of northern Thailand [JIN-MIN CHEN, CHATMONGKON SUWANNAPOOM, YUN-HE WU, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV, KAI XU, PARINYA PAWANGKHANANT, JING CHE]
2021-10-11 Xenorhina ventrimaculata Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Description of a new Xenorhina species (Anura, Microhylidae) from northwestern Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Chris Dahl, Stephen J. Richards]
2021-10-04 Andinobates supata Dendrobatidae (Dendrobatinae) A new species of Andean golden poison frog (Andinobates, Dendrobatidae) from the Eastern Andes of Colombia [GIOVANNI A. CHAVES-PORTILLA, ERIKA NATHALIA SALAZAR, JOSÉ GIL-ACERO, ADRIANA DORADO-CORREA, ROBERTO MÁRQUEZ, JOSÉ VICENTE RUEDA-ALMONACID, ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA]
2021-09-28 Leptodactylus avivoca Leptodactylidae (Leptodactylinae) On the availability of the recently proposed nomen Leptodactylus avivoca (Anura, Leptodactylidae) [THIAGO R. CARVALHO, KARIN R. SEGER, FELIPE M. MAGALHÃES, LUCIANA B. LOURENÇO, CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD]
2021-09-28 Wijayarana (gen. nov)
Ranidae Neue Gattung Wijayarana: 5 von 6 Arten der Gattung Huia gehen in die neue Gattung Wijayarana über:
Revisiting the phylogenetic predicament of the genus Huia (Amphibia: Ranidae) using molecular data and tadpole morphology [Umilaela Arifin, Kin Onn Chan, Utpal Smart, Stefan T Hertwig, Eric N Smith, Djoko T Iskandar, Alexander Haas]
2021-09-25 Glyphoglossus huadianensis Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A New Species of Glyphoglossus Günther, 1869 (Anura: Microhylidae) from Western Yunnan, China [Dongru ZHANG, Shuo LIU, Lixia ZHANG, Hong HUI, Heng XIAO and Dingqi RAO]
2021-09-23 Batrachoseps wakei Plethodontidae A New Relict Species of Slender Salamander (Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps) with a Tiny Range from Point Arguello, California [Samuel S. Sweet, Elizabeth L. Jockusch]
2021-09-23 Pristimantis achupalla Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Pristimantis achupalla sp. n., a new minute species of direct-developing frog (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) inhabiting bromeliads of the montane forest of the Amazonian Andes of Puno, Peru [Alex Ttito, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-09-22 Pristimantis carylae,
Pristimantis chocolatebari
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Biodiversity in the Andean Mountains: Two new rain frogs of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the northern Cordillera Central in Colombia [MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, GUSTAVO A. GONZÁLEZ-DURÁN, ANA M. SALDARRIAGA-GÓMEZ, SEBASTIÁN DUARTE-MARÍN]
2021-09-21 Duttaphrynus peninsularis
comb. nov.
Bufonidae Lost, forgotten, and overlooked: systematic reassessment of two lesser-known toad species (Anura, Bufonidae) from Peninsular India and another wide-ranging northern species [Karan Bisht, Sonali Garg, A. N. D. Akalabya Sarmah, Saibal Sengupta, S. D. Biju]
2021-09-18 Amolops chaochin Ranidae Taxonomic revision of Amolops chunganensis (Pope, 1929) (Amphibia: Anura) and description of a new species from southwestern China, with discussion on Amolops monticola group and assignment of species groups of the genus Amolops [Ke Jiang, Jin-Long Ren, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Dan Wang, Zeng Wang, Ke Lv, Jia-Wei Wu, Jia-Tang Li]
2021-09-10 Proceratophrys korekore Odontophrynidae A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Odontophrynidae) from Southern Amazonia, Brazil [Diego J. Santana, Leandro Alves da Silva, Anathielle Caroline Sant’Anna, Donald B. Shepard, Sarah Mângia]
2021-09-02 Microhyla sriwijaya Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A tiny new species of Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Belitung Island and Southeastern Sumatra, Indonesia [RURY EPRILURAHMAN, SONALI GARG, VESTIDHIA Y. ATMAJA, FARITS ALHADI, MISBAHUL MUNIR, ROSICHON UBAIDILLAH, TUTY ARISURYANTI, S. D. BIJU, ERIC N. SMITH, AMIR HAMIDY]
2021-09-01 Nidirana guangxiensis Ranidae A new species of Music frog (Anura, Ranidae, Nidirana) from Mt Daming, Guangxi, China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Zhong Huang, Xiao-Wen Liao, Li Lin, Yong Huang, Ying-Yong Wang, Yun-Ming Mo]
2021-08-30 Pristimantis nanus,
Pristimantis pramukae,
Pristimantis ujucami,
Pristimantis ventristellatus
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) The Pristimantis trachyblepharis species group, a clade of miniaturized frogs: description of four new species and insights into the evolution of body size in the genus [Daniel Zumel, David Buckley, Santiago R Ron]
2021-08-27 Leucostethus siapida sp. nov.,
Leucostethus alacris comb. nov.,
Leucostethus dysprosium comb. nov.,
Leucostethus yaguara comb. nov.
Dendrobatidae A new species of Leucostethus (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from Gorgona Island, Colombia [Taran Grant, Wilmar Bolívar-García]
2021-08-26 Allobates sieggreenae Aromobatidae A new species of nurse-frog (Aromobatidae, Allobates) from the Amazonian forest of Loreto, Peru [GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER, FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, ANDRÉS F. JARAMILLO, SAMANTHA SOLÍS, PEDRO IVO SIMÕES]
2021-08-24 Limnonectes bagoensis,
Limnonectes bagoyoma
Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Bioacoustics reveal hidden diversity in frogs: Two new species of the genus Limnonectes from Myanmar (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) [Gunther Köhler, Britta Zwitzers, Ni Lar Than, Deepak Kumar Gupta, Axel Janke, Steffen U. Pauls, and Panupong Thammachoti]
2021-08-19 Phrynoglossus swanbornorum Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A new species of Phrynoglossus Peters, 1867; Dicroglossidae) from southeastern Bangladesh, with comments on the genera Occidozyga and Phrynoglossus [ Scott Trageser, Hassan Al-Razi, Marjan Maria, Fahimuzzaman Nobel, Md. Asaduzzaman, Shahriar Caesar Rahman]
2021-08-19 Physalaemus araxa Leptodactylidae Head in the clouds: a new dwarf frog species of the Physalaemus signifer clade (Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae) from the top of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest [Fernando Leal, Camila Zornosa-Torres, Guilherme Augusto-Alves, Simone Dena, Tiago Leite Pezzuti, Felipe Leite, Luciana Bolsoni Lourenço, Paulo Garcia, Luís Felipe Toledo]
2021-08-15 Boophis asquithi Mantellidae An additional level of cryptic diversity: a new green-coloured Malagasy treefrog of the Boophis luteus species group [Frank Glaw, Jörn Köhler, Angelica Crottini, Philip-Sebastian Gehring, David Prötzel, Lalaina Randriamanana, Franco Andreone & Miguel Vences]
2021-08-13 Leptobrachella shiwandashanensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella Smith 1925 (Anura: Megophryidae) from Southern Guangxi, China [WEICAI CHEN, WANXIAO PENG, WEIHU PAN, NANYAN LIAO, YOUJUN LIU, YONG HUANG]
2021-08-06 Amolops adicola Ranidae Phylogenetic position of the poorly known montane cascade frog Amolops monticola (Ranidae) and description of a new closely related species from Northeast India [NAITIK G. PATEL, SONALI GARG, ABHIJIT DAS, BRYAN L. STUART, S.D. BIJU]
2021-08-06 Hyloscirtus conscientia Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
A new Andean treefrog (Amphibia: Hyloscirtus bogotensis group) from Ecuador: an example of community involvement for conservation [Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Diego Batallas-Revelo, Callie Broaddus, Miguel Urgilés-Merchán, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Juan M. Guayasamin]
2021-08-05 Leptobrachella graminicola Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura, Megophryidae) from Mount Pu Ta Leng, northwest Vietnam [LUAN THANH NGUYEN, BENJAMIN TAPLEY, CHUNG THANH NGUYEN, HAO VAN LUONG, JODI J.L. ROWLEY]
2021-07-31 Rhinella moralesi Bufonidae A New Species of Toad (Anura: Bufonidae: Rhinella) from Northern Peru [Edgar Lehr, Juan C. Cusi, Lily O. Rodriguez, Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi and Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-07-30 Phrynomantis newtoni Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Citizen Science meets specimens in old formalin filled jars: a new species of Banded Rubber Frog, genus Phrynomantis (Anura, Phrynomeridae) from Angola [Ceríaco, L. M. P., B. S. Santos, M. P. Marques, A. M. Bauer, and A. Tiutenko]
2021-07-26 Lynchius waynehollomonae,
Oreobates colanensis
Strabomantidae (Holoadeninae) Two new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Anura: Brachycephaloidea) from Cordillera de Colán, Peru [PABLO JAVIER VENEGAS, LUIS ALBERTO GARCÍA-AYACHI, JESÚS ORMEÑO, SANTIAGO BULLARD, ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI & ANA PAULA MOTTA]
2021-07-23 Micryletta hekouensis Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of Micryletta Dubois, 1987 (Anura, Microhylidae) from Yunnan Province, China [Shuo Liu, Mian Hou, Mingzhong Mo, Dingqi Rao]
2021-07-23 Pristimantis petersioides Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new cryptic species of the Pristimantis lacrimosus group (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the eastern slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes [Julio C. Carrión-Olmedo, Santiago R. Ron]
2021-07-21 Gracixalus ziegleri Rhacophoridae
(Rhacophorinae)
A New Species of Gracixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Northern Vietnam [Dzung Trung Le, Yen Thi Do, Tung Thanh Tran, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Hoa Thi Ninh, Tao Thien Nguyen]
2021-07-19 Amolops teochew Ranidae A new species of Torrent frog (Anura, Ranidae, Amolops) from the Coastal Hills of Southeastern China [ZHAO-CHI ZENG, JIAN WANG, ZHI-TONG LYU, YING-YONG WANG]
2021-07-14 Dendropsophus tapacurensis Hylidae (Dendropsophinae) A new species of the Dendropsophus decipiens Group (Anura: Hylidae) from Northeastern Brazil [Rogério Ferreira de Oliveira, Felipe de Medeiros Magalhães, Bernardo Franco da Veiga Teixeira, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa de Moura, Clara Ribeiro Porto, Francisco Péricles Branco Bahiense Guimarães, Ariovaldo Antônio Giaretta, Moacir Santos Tinôco]
2021-06-10 Phrynobatrachus amieti Phrynobatrachidae Gene flow in phylogenomics: Sequence capture resolves species limits and biogeography of Afromontane forest endemic frogs from the Cameroon Highlands [Dolinay, M, T Nečas, BM Zimkus, A Schmitz, EB Fokam, EM Lemmon, AR Lemmon, and V Gvoždík]
2021-07-09 Xenorhina lacrimosa,
Xenorhina perexigua,
Xenorhina pohleorum,
Xenorhina thiekeorum,
Xenorhina wiegankorum,
Xenorhina woxvoldi
Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Description of six new species of Xenorhina Peters, 1863 from southern Papua New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2021-07-07 Nanorana xuelinensis Dicroglossidae A new species of Nanorana Günther, 1896 (Anura, Dicroglossidae) from Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu, Peisong Zhang, Dingqi Rao]
2021-07-05 Chirixalus pantaiselatan Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of Chirixalus Boulenger, 1893 (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the lowland forests of Java [Misbahul Munir, Amir Hamidy, Mirza Dikari Kusrini, Umar Fhadli Kennedi, Mohammad Ali Ridha, Dzikri Ibnul Qayyim, Rizky Rafsanzani & Kanto Nishikawa]
2021-07-02 Proceratophrys kaingang Odontophrynidae A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Odontophrynidae) of the P. bigibbosa species group from Southern Brazil [Diego José Santana, Sarah Mângia, Suélen da Silva Alves Saccol, Tiago Gomes dos Santos]
2021-07-02 Kalophrynus dringi,
Kalophrynus puncak
Microhylidae (Kalophryninae) Discovery of a deeply divergent and highly endemic frog lineage from Borneo: A taxonomic revision of Kalophrynus nubicola Dring, 1983 with descriptions of two new species (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) [Ibuki Fukuyama, Masafumi Matsui, Koshiro Eto, Mohamad Yazid Hossman, Kanto Nishikawa]
2021-07-01 Thoropa bryomantis Cycloramphidae A new species of Thoropa Cope, 1865 (Anura, Cycloramphidae) from the Serra da Mantiqueira, Southeast Brazil [CLODOALDO LOPES ASSIS, JOÃO VICTOR A. LACERDA, CARLA SILVA GUIMARÃES, MARCO ANTÔNIO PEIXOTO, MARIA CELESTE LUNA, RENATO NEVES FEIO]
2021-06-29 Scinax pixinguinha Hylidae
(Scinaxinae)
A New Species of Scinax Wagler (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest, Southeastern Brazil [João Victor Andrade Lacerda, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Katyuscia Araujo-Vieira, Cássio Zocca, Ana Carolina C. Lourenço]
2021-06-29 Conraua sagyimase Conrauidae A new critically endangered slippery frog (Amphibia, Conrauidae, Conraua) from the Atewa Range, central Ghana [KARLA NEIRA-SALAMEA, CALEB OFORI-BOATENG, N’GORAN G. KOUAMÉ, DAVID C. BLACKBURN, GABRIEL H. SEGNIAGBETO, ANNIKA HILLERS, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, ADAM D. LEACHÉ, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL]
2021-06-25 Leptobrachella yeae Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A New Leaf Litter Toad of Leptobrachella Smith, 1925 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Sichuan Province, China with Supplementary Description of L. oshanensis (Anura, Megophryidae) from northwest Guizhou Province, China [Shengchao SHI, Yinmeng HOU, Zhaobin SONG, Jianping JIANG and Bin WANG]
2021-06-24 Panophrys congjiangensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A species of the genus Panophrys (Anura, Megophryidae) from southeastern Guizhou Province, China [Tao Luo, Yali Wang, Siwei Wang, Xueli Lu, Weifeng Wang, Huaiqing Deng, Jiang Zhou]
2021-06-21 Euphlyctis kerala Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Morphological groupings within Euphlyctis (Anura: Dicroglossidae) and description of a new species from the surroundings of Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala, India [K.P. DINESH, B.H. CHANNAKESHAVAMURTHY, P. DEEPAK, AVRAJJAL GHOSH, KAUSHIK DEUTI]
2021-06-17 Litoria amnicola Pelodryadidae A new stream-dwelling frog of the genus Litoria Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Pelodryadidae) from Salawati Island, Indonesia [Richards, S. J., B. Tjaturadi, K. Krey, and S. C. Donnellan] in in Telnov et al. (eds.), Biodivers. Biogeography & Nat. Conserv. Wallacea & New Guinea. 
2021-06-13 Pristimantis ledzeppelin Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of terrestrial-breeding frog Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera del Cóndor, Zamora Chinchipe, Ecuador [David Brito-Zapata & Carolina Reyes-Puig]
2021-06-08 Brachycephalus ibitinga Brachycephalidae Notes on the Hyperossified Pumpkin Toadlets of the Genus Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) with the Description of a New Species [Thais H. Condez; Juliane P.C. Monteiro; Leo R. Malagoli; Vivian C. Trevine; Fabio Schunck; Paulo C.A. Garcia; Célio F.B. Haddad]
2021-06-08 Adelophryne nordestina Eleutherodactylidae (Phyzelaphryninae) A New Species of the Genus Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae: Phyzelaphryninae) from the Atlantic Forest of Northeastern Brazil [ Ricardo Lourenço-De-Moraes, Barnagleison Silva Lisboa, Leandro De Oliveira Drummond, Carina Carneiro De Melo Moura, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa De Moura, Mariana Lúcio Lyra, Miriam Camargo Guarnieri, Tamí Mott, Marinus Steven Hoogmoed, Diego José Santana]
2021-06-08 Allobates grillicantus Aromobatidae A New Nurse Frog (Allobates, Aromobatidae) with a Cricket-Like Advertisement Call from Eastern Amazonia [Leandro J.C.L. Moraes, Albertina P. Lima]
2021-06-08 Boana platanera Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
Integrative taxonomy reveals a new but common Neotropical treefrog, hidden under the name Boana xerophylla [MOISÉS ESCALONA, ENRIQUE LA MARCA, MICHELLE CASTELLANOS, ANTOINE FOUQUET, ANDREW J. CRAWFORD, FERNANDO J.M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, J. CELSA SEÑARIS, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER]
2021-05-28 Leptobrachium sylheticum Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of Leptobrachium Tschudi, 1838 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Bangladesh [Hassan Al-Razi, Marjan Maria & Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-05-27 Tylototriton thaiorum Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylotriton (Amphibia, Caudata, Salamandridae) from central Vietnam [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Tan Van Nguyen & Dmitriy V. Arkhipov]
2021-05-20 Ranoidea mira Pelodryadidae Multiple trans-Torres Strait colonisations by tree frogs in the Litoria caerulea group, with the description of a new species from New Guinea [Paul M. Oliver, Eric N. Rittmeyer, Janne Torkkola , Stephen C. Donnellan, Chris Dahl and Stephen J. Richards]
2021-05-15 Rhinella chullachaki Bufonidae Genetic and morphological evidence reveal another new toadof the Rhinella festae species group (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Azul in central Peru [Ernesto Castillo-Urbina, Frank Glaw, César Aguilar-Puntriano, Miguel Vences & Jörn Köhler]
2021-05-14 Synapturanus ajuricaba,
Synapturanus mesomorphus,
Synapturanus zombie
Microhylidae (Otophryninae) Comparative Osteology of the Fossorial Frogs of the Genus Synapturanus (Anura, Microhylidae) with the Description of Three New Species from the Eastern Guiana Shield [Antoine Fouquet, Killian Leblanc, Anne-Claire Fabre, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Marcelo Menin, Elodie A. Courtois, Maël Dewynter, Monique Hölting, Raffael Ernst, Pedro Peloso, Philippe J.R. Kok]
2021-05-05 Phantasmarana Hylodidae neue Gattung Phantasmarana
Paraphyly in the giant torrent-frogs (Anura: Hylodidae: Megaelosia)and the description of a new genus [Stenio Eder Vittorazzi, Guilherme Augusto-Alves, Dener das Neves-da-Silva, Ana Maria Paulino Telles de Carvalho-e-Silva, Shirlei Maria Recco-Pimentel, Luís Felipe Toledo, Luciana Bolsoni Lourenço & Daniel Pacheco Bruschi]
2021-05-05 Odontophrynus reigi Odontophrynidae A New Burrowing Frog of the Odontophrynus americanus Species Group (Anura, Odontophrynidae) from Subtropical Regions of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay [Sergio D. Rosset, Renata Moleiro Fadel, Carla da Silva Guimarães, Priscila Santos Carvalho, Karoline Ceron, Mariana Pedrozo, Renata Serejo, Victória dos Santos Souza, Diego Baldo, Sarah Mângia]
2021-05-05 Microhyla daklakensis,
Microhyla ninhthuanensis
Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Two new cryptic species of Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) related to the M. heymonsi group from central Vietnam [Chung Van Hoang, Tao Thien Nguyen, Hoa Thi Ninh, Anh Mai Luong, Cuong The Pham, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Youhua Chen, Bin Wang, Thomas Ziegler, Jianping Jiang]
2021-05-03 Bolitoglossa qeqom Plethodontidae A new species of Bolitoglossa (Caudata: Plethodontidae) of the Bolitoglossa franklini group from an isolated cloud forest in northern Guatemala [HELLEN DAHINTEN-BAILEY, MARCELO J. SERRANO, MARGARITA ALONSO-ASCENCIO, JOSE J. CRUZ-FONT, ISABELLA ROSITO-PRADO, KENNEDY J. A. RUIZ-VILLANUEVA, CARLOS VÁSQUEZ-ALMAZAN, DANIEL ARIANO-SÁNCHEZ]
2021-04-30 Cycloramphus heyeri Cycloramphidae List of all recognized species of amphibians, known by vouchers or published information to occur within the political borders of Brazil [Segalla, M; Berneck, B.;Canedo, C.; Caramaschi, U.; Cruz, C.A.G.; Garcia, P. C. A.; Grant, T.; Haddad, C. F. B.; Lourenço, A. C.; Mangia, S.; Mott, T.; Nascimento, L. Toledo, L. F.; Werneck, F.; Langone, J. A.]
2021-04-28 Brachycephalus rotenbergae Brachycephalidae Hidden by the name: A new fluorescent pumpkin toadlet from the Brachycephalus ephippium group (Anura: Brachycephalidae) [Ivan Nunes, Carla S. Guimarães, Pedro Henrique A. G. Moura, Mariana Pedrozo, Matheus de Toledooti, Leandro M. Castro, Daniel R. Stuginski, Edelcio Muscat]
2021-04-23 Vietnamophryne vuquangensis Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) A new species of Vietnamophryne from Vietnam [Van Chung Hoang, Jianping Jiang, Quoc Huy Nguyen, Nikolai Orlov, Van Manh Le, Viet Hung Nguyen, Vinh Thanh Nguyen, Tao Thien Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler]
2021-04-16 Philautus nepenthophilus Rhacophoridae
(Rhacophorinae)
Out of the trap: A new phytothelm-breeding species of Philautus and an updated phylogeny of Bornean bush frogs (Anura: Rhacophoridae) [Laurence Etter, Alexander Haas, Chien C. Lee, Pui Yong Min, Indraneil Das, Stefan T. Hertwig]
2021-04-16 Congolius Hyperoliidae (Hyperoliinae) neue Gattung Congolius
Congolius, a new genus of African reed frog endemic to the central Congo: A potential case of convergent evolution [Tadeáš Nečas, Gabriel Badjedjea, Michal Vopálenský & Václav Gvoždík]
2021-04-13 Limnonectes beloncioi Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) A New, Morphologically Cryptic Species of Fanged Frog, Genus Limnonectes (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae), from Mindoro Island, Central Philippines [Mark W. Herr, Johana Goyes Vallejos, Camila G. Meneses, Robin K. Abraham, Rayanna Otterholt, Cameron D. Siler, Edmund Leo B. Rico, Rafe M. Brown]
2021-04-09 Gastrotheca gemma Hemiphractidae A new species of marsupial frog (Anura; Gastrotheca) from the Cordillera de Colán in northeastern Peru [Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Lourdes Y. Echevarría, Daniel J. Paluh, Juan C. Chávez–Arribasplata, Axel Marchelie, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-04-09 Pristimantis sira Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: Cruciform eye reveals new species of direct-developing frog (Strabomantidae, Pristimantis) in the Amazonian Andes [Germán Chávez, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-03-26 Atelopus fronterizo Bufonidae A new species of Atelopus (Amphibia: Bufonidae) from eastern Panama [Milan Veselý, Abel Batista]
2021-03-23 Boana courtoisae,
Boana eucharis
Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
Systematics and biogeography of the Boana albopunctata species group (Anura, Hylidae), with the description of two new species from Amazonia [Antoine Fouquet, Pedro Marinho, Alexandre Réjaud, Thiago R. Carvalho, Marcel A. Caminer, Martin Jansen, Raíssa N. Rainha, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Fernanda P. Werneck, Albertina P. Lima, Tomas Hrbek, Ariovaldo A. Giaretta, Pablo J. Venegas, Germán Chávez & Santiago Ron]
2021-03-19 Panophrys frigida Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new potentially Endangered species of Megophrys (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Mount Ky Quan San, north-west Vietnam [Benjamin Tapley, Timothy Cutajar, Luan Thanh Nguyen, Christopher Portway, Stephen Mahony, Chung Thanh Nguyen, Luke Harding, Hao Van Luong & Jodi J. L. Rowley]
2021-03-19 Corythomantis botoque Hylidae
(Lophyohylinae)
There and Back Again from Monotypy: A New Species of the Casque-Headed Corythomantis Boulenger 1896 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Espinhaço Mountain Range, Brazil [Ricardo Marques, Célio F. B. Haddad, Adrian A. Garda]
2021-03-19 Pristimantis alius,
Pristimantis ingles
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Serranía de los Paraguas: A Priority Site for Conservation of Amphibians in Colombia [Oscar Mauricio Cuellar-Valencia, Fray Geovanny Arriaga-Jaramillo, Isabella García-Gómez, Irene Ceballos-Castro, Wilmar Bolívar-García, David Andrés Velásquez-Trujillo, Ayda Susana Ortiz-Baez, Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria]
2021-03-18 Micryletta immaculata Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of the genus Micryletta (Anura, Microhylidae) from Hainan Island, China [Jian-Huan Yang, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-03-18 Kurixalus raoi Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of Kurixalus (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Guizhou, China [Juan Zeng, Ji-Shan Wang, Guo-Hua Yu and Li-Na Du]
2021-03-15 Panophrys lushuiensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Description of a new toad of Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from western Yunnan Province, China [SHENGCHAO SHI, DONGHUI LI, WENBO ZHU, WEN JIANG, JIANPING JIANG, BIN WANG]
2021-03-15 Odorrana sangzhiensis Ranidae A new species of Odorrana (Anura, Ranidae) from Hunan Province, China [Bing Zhang, Yuan Li, Ke Hu, Pipeng Li, Zhirong Gu, Nengwen Xiao, Daode Yang]
2021-03-11 Abavorana decorata comb. nov. Ranidae An investigation into the taxonomy of Abavorana luctuosa (Peters, 1871) (Anura, Ranidae) and the resurrection of Rana decorata Mocquard, 1890 from Borneo [Evan S. H. Quah, L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr., Kelvin K. P. Lim, Paul Y. Imbun, M. S. Shahrul Anuar]
2021-03-11 Leptopelis diffidens sp. nov.,
Leptopelis montanus nom. nov.
Arthroleptidae (Leptopelinae) A new species of Leptopelis (Anura, Arthroleptidae) from the south-eastern slope of the Ethiopian Highlands, with notes on the Leptopelis gramineus species complex and the revalidation of a previously synonymised species [Arthur Tiutenko, Oleksandr Zinenko]
2021-03-08 Raorchestes dulongensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) Description of a new species of Bush frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Raorchestes) from northwestern Yunnan, China [YUN-HE WU, XIAO-LONG LIU, WEI GAO, YU-FAN WANG, YING-CHUN LI, WEI-WEI ZHOU, ZHI-YONG YUAN, JING CHE]
2021-03-05 Melanophryniscus diabolicus,
Melanophryniscus nigricans
Bufonidae Two New Species of the Genus Melanophryniscus (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) from Pampa Grasslands of Argentina [Tomás Martínez Aguirre, Judit E. Dopazo, Agustina Cortelezzi, María Luz Arellano, Clara Trofino Falasco, María Verónica Simoy, Igor Berkunsky]
2021-03-03 Raorchestes drutaahu,
Raorchestes kakkayamensis,
Raorchestes keirasabinae,
Raorchestes sanjappai,
Raorchestes vellikkannan
Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) An integrative approach to infer systematic relationships and define species groups in the shrub frog genus Raorchestes, with description of five new species from the Western Ghats, India [Sonali Garg, Robin Suyesh, Sandeep Das, Mark A. Bee, S. D. Biju]
2021-03-02 Leptobrachella jinshaensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of the Asian leaf litter toad genus Leptobrachella Smith, 1925 (Anura, Megophryidae) from northwest Guizhou Province, China [Yan-Lin Cheng, Sheng-Chao Shi, Jiaqi Li, Jing Liu, Shi-Ze Li, Bin Wang]
2021-02-26 Genus Bahius nov.
Craugastoridae neue Gattung Bahius
New concepts and methods for phylogenetic taxonomy and nomenclature in zoology, exemplified by a new ranked cladonomy of recent amphibians (Lissamphibia) [ALAIN DUBOIS, ANNEMARIE OHLER & R. ALEXANDER PYRON]
2021-02-26 Genus Beduka nov.
Genus Blaira nov.
Bufonidae neue Gattungen Beduka, Blaira
New concepts and methods for phylogenetic taxonomy and nomenclature in zoology, exemplified by a new ranked cladonomy of recent amphibians (Lissamphibia) [ALAIN DUBOIS, ANNEMARIE OHLER & R. ALEXANDER PYRON]
2021-02-26 Phrynoglossus myanhessei Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A taxonomic revision of the genus Phrynoglossus in Indochina with the description of a new species and comments on the classification within Occidozyginae (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) Gunther Köhler, Joseph Vargas, Ni Lar Than, Tilman Schell, Axel Janke, Steffen U. Pauls, Panupong Thammachoti]
2021-02-23 Elachistocleis nigrogularis Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) Unraveling unique island colonization events in Elachistocleis frogs: phylogeography, cryptic divergence, and taxonomical implications [Michael J. Jowers, Siti N. Othman, Amaël Borzée, Gilson A. Rivas, Santiago Sánchez-Ramírez, Renoir J. Auguste, J. Roger Downie, Morley Read & John C. Murphy]
2021-02-22 Limnonectes pseudodoriae Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) A New Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Southern Thailand [Siriporn Yodthong, Attapol Rujirawan, Bryan L. Stuart and Anchalee Aowphol]
2021-02-19 Litoria spaldingi Pelodryadidae Revision of the Litoria watjulumensis (Anura: Pelodryadidae) group from the Australian monsoonal tropics, including the resurrection of L. spaldingi [STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN, SARAH R. CATALANO, STEPHEN PEDERSON, KIEREN J. MITCHELL, AIDAN SUHENDRAN, LUKE C. PRICE, PAUL DOUGHTY, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2021-02-15 Adenomera amicorum,
Adenomera aurantiaca,
Adenomera gridipappi,
Adenomera inopinata,
Adenomera kayapo,
Adenomera tapajonica
Leptodactylidae Systematics and historical biogeography of Neotropical foam-nesting frogs of the Adenomera heyeri clade (Leptodactylidae), with the description of six new Amazonian species [Thiago R D Carvalho, Leandro J C L Moraes, Albertina P Lima, Antoine Fouquet, Pedro L V Peloso, Dante Pavan, Leandro O Drummond, Miguel T Rodrigues, Ariovaldo A Giaretta, Marcelo Gordo, Selvino Neckel-Oliveira, Célio F B Haddad]
2021-02-15 Aplastodiscus heterophonicus Hylidae (Cophomantinae) A new cryptic species of the Aplastodiscus albosignatus group (Anura: Hylidae) [Paulo D. P. Pinheiro, Tiago L. Pezzuti, Bianca v. M. Berneck, Mariana L. Lyra, Raphael C. L. Lima & Felipe S. F. Leite]
2021-02-15 Pristimantis astralos Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new, critically endangered species of Pristimantis(Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from a mining area in the Cordillera Occidental of northern Peru (Región Cajamarca) [Edgar Lehr, Shenyu Lyu & Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-02-13 Eleutherodactylus maculabialis,
Eleutherodactylus sentinelus
Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Southern Mexico, with comments on the taxonomy of related species and their advertisement calls [Christoph I. Grünwald, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, Héctor Franz-Chávez, Karen I. Morales-Flores, Ivan T. Ahumada-Carrillo, Christopher M. Rodriguez, and Jason M. Jones]
2021-02-11 Ptychadena beka,
Ptychadena delphina,
Ptychadena doro
Ptychadena robeensis,
Ptychadenidae Taxonomic revision of grass frogs (Ptychadenidae, Ptychadena) endemic to the Ethiopian highlands [Sandra Goutte, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, Xenia Freilich, Abeje Kassie, Stephane Boissinot]
2021-02-11 Panophrys daiyunensis,
Panophrys daoji,
Panophrys sanmingensis,
Panophrys tongboensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Four new species of Panophrys (Anura, Megophryidae) from eastern China, with discussion on the recognition of Panophrys as a distinct genus [ZHI-TONG LYU, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, JIAN WANG, ZU-YAO LIU, YA-QIONG HUANG, WEN-ZHOU LI, YING-YONG WANG]
2021-02-10 Occidozyga berbeza Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A new Occidozyga from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo (Anura: Dicroglossidae) [MASAFUMI MATSUI, KANTO NISHIKAWA, KOSHIRO ETO, AMIR HAMIDY, YAZID HOSSMAN, IBUKI FUKUYAMA]
2021-01-14 Odorrana dulongensis Ranidae A new frog species of the genus Odorrana (Anura: Ranidae) from Yunnan, China [XIAOLONG LIU, YANHONG HE, YUFAN WANG, WOUTER BEUKEMA, SHAOBIN HOU, YINGCUN LI, JING CHE, ZHIYONG YUAN]
2021-01-14 Hynobius geojeensis,
Hynobius notialis,
Hynobius perplicatus
Hynobiidae Disentangling the Impacts of Speciation, Sympatry and the Island Effect on the Morphology of Seven Hynobius sp. Salamanders [Amaël Borzée and Mi-Sook Min]
2021-01-12 Nanohyla Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Neue Gattung Nanohyla
Consequences of parallel miniaturisation in Microhylinae (Anura, Microhylidae), with the description of a new genus of diminutive South East Asian frogs [Vladislav A. Gorin, Mark D. Scherz, Dmitriy V. Korost, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-01-10 Pristimantis andinodiabolus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Una fantástica nueva especie del grupo Pristimantis orcesi de los Andes sur de Ecuador [Juan C. Sánchez-Nivicela, Verónica L. Urgiles, Jhonny Cedeño-Palacios, Homero Abad-Peñafiel & Juan M. Guayasamin]
2021-01-07 Amazops amazops Rhinatrematidae neue Gattung Amazops
A new genus and species of rhinatrematid caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Ecuador [Mark Wilkinson, Robert P. Reynolds & Jeremy F. Jacobs]
2021-01-06 Litoria lubisi Pelodryadidae A new species of large green treefrog (Litoria, Pelodryadidae) from Papua, Indonesia [PAUL OLIVER, RAINER GÜNTHER, BURHAN TJATURADI, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2021-01-06 Scinax tropicalia Hylidae (Scinaxinae) A new species of Scinax Wagler (Hylidae: Scinaxini) from the tropical forests of Northeastern Brazil [GABRIEL NOVAES-E-FAGUNDES, KATYUSCIA ARAUJO-VIEIRA, OMAR M. ENTIAUSPE-NETO, IGOR J. ROBERTO, VICTOR G.D. ORRICO, MIRCO SOLÉ, CÉLIO F.B. HADDAD, DANIEL LOEBMANN]

 

 


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