Neu beschriebene Amphibien

Informationen über neu beschriebene Amphibien und Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen

 

2019

Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2019-10-11 Leptodactylus apepyta Leptodactylidae A new frog of the Leptodactylus fuscus species group (Anura: Leptodactylidae), endemic from the South American Gran Chaco [Rosio G. Schneider, Dario E. Cardozo, Francisco Brusquetti, Francisco Kolenc, Claudio Borteiro, Célio Haddad, Nestor G. Basso, Diego Baldo]
2019-10-02 Sigalegalephrynus burnitelongensis
Sigalegalephrynus gayoluesensis
Sigalegalephrynus harveyi
Bufonidae New species, diversity, systematics, and conservation assessment of the Puppet Toads of Sumatra (Anura: Bufonidae: Sigalegalephrynus) [GOUTAM C. SARKER, ELIJAH WOSTL, PANUPONG THAMMACHOTI, IRVAN SIDIK, AMIR HAMIDY, NIA KURNIAWAN, ERIC N. SMITH]
2019-10-01 Xenophrys angka Megophryidae A new species of the genus Xenophrys (Anura:Megophryidae) from northern Thailand [Yun-He Wu, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Nikolay A. Poyarkov,Jr., Parinya Paawangkhanant, Kai Xu, Jie-Qiong Jin, Robert W. Murphy, Jing Che]
2019-10-01 Megophrys kalimantanensis Megophryidae A new species of Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Borneo allied to M. nasuta (Schlegel, 1858) [MISBAHUL MUNIR, AMIR HAMIDY, MASAFUMI MATSUI, DJOKO T. ISKANDAR, IRVAN SIDIK, TOMOHIKO SHIMADA]
2019-10-01 Raorchestes cangyuanensis Rhacophoridae Raorchestes cangyuanensis [Yun-He Wu, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Kai Xu, Jin-Min Chen, Jie-Qiong Jin, Hong-Man Chen, Robert W. Murphy, Jing Che]
2019-09-23 Microhyla eos Microhylidae (Cophylinae) A new Microhyla species (Anura: Microhylidae) from riparian evergreen forest in the eastern Himalayan state of Arunachal Pradesh, India. [S. D. BIJU, SONALI GARG, RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI, GOPINATHAN MAHESWARAN]
2019-09-23 Scutiger ghunsa Megophryidae A New Species of Megophryid Frog of the Genus Scutiger from Kangchenjunga Conservation Area, Eastern Nepal [Janak Raj KHATIWADA, Guocheng SHU, Tulsi Ram SUBEDI, Bin WANG, Annemarie OHLER, David C. CANATELLA, Feng XIE and Jianping JIANG]
2019-08-31 Pelophryne ingeri Bufonidae A New Species of Pelophryne from Malay Peninsula (Anura, Bufonidae) [Masafumi Matsui]
2019-08-26 Noblella losamigos Craugastoridae A New Species of Terrestrial-Breeding Frog (Amphibia, Strabomantidae, Noblella) from the Upper Madre De Dios Watershed, Amazonian Andes and Lowlands of Southern Peru [Roy Santa-Cruz, Rudolf von May, Alessandro Catenazzi, Courtney Whitcher, Evaristo López Tejeda and Daniel L. Rabosky]
2019-08-23 Pristimantis nelsongalloi Craugastoridae A new species of terrestrial-breeding frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Terrarana: Craugastoridae) from the eastern Andean slopes of the southern Ecuador [JORGE H. VALENCIA, FRANCISCO VALLADARES-SUNTASIG, LUIS TIPANTIZA-TUGUMINAGO, MANUEL R. DUEÑAS]
2019-08-15 Dendropsophus rozenmani Hylidae A new striped species of Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae) with a composite advertisement call and comments on the D. rubicundulus group [Martin Jansen, Diego José Santana, Bernardo Franco da Veiga Teixeira, Gunther Köhler]
2019-08-14 Ansonia kyaiktiyoensis Bufonidae Discovery of the westernmost population of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka (Anura, Bufonidae) with the description of a new species from the Shan Plateau of eastern Myanmar (Anura, Bufonidae) [EVAN S. H. QUAH, L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. JR. WOOD, MYINT KYAW THURA, JAMIE R. OAKS, AUNG LIN]
2019-08-14 Mantidactylus atsimo
Mantidactylus petakorona
Mantellidae Species complexes and the importance of Data Deficient classification in Red List assessments: The case of Hylobatrachus frogs [Mark D. Scherz, Frank Glaw, Carl R. Hutter, Molly C. Bletz, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Jörn Köhler, MMiguel Vences]
2019-08-13 Spinomantis mirus Mantellidae A new species of the Spinomantis bertini species complex (Anura: Mantellidae) from Pic d’Ivohibe Special Reserve (Madagascar) [JOANA SABINO-PINTO, ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, MOLLY C. BLETZ, DEVIN EDMONDS, FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES]
2019-08-12 Scinax garibaldiae Hylidae A New Species of the Scinax catharinae Group (Anura: Hylidae) from the Highlands of Santa Catarina, Brazil [Ana Carolina C. Lourenço, Rodrigo Lingnau, Célio F.B. Haddad, Julian Faivovich]
2019-08-12 Noblella naturetrekii Craugastoridae A new species of terrestrial frog of the genus Noblella Barbour, 1930 (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the Llanganates-Sangay Ecological Corridor, Tungurahua, Ecuador [Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Carolina Reyes-Puig, Santiago Ron, Jhael A. Ortega, Juan M. Guayasamin, Mindee Goodrum, Fausto Recalde, Jose J. Vieira, Claudia Koch, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2019-08-05 Sphaerotheca magadha Dicroglossidae A New Species of Sphaerotheca Gunther, 1859 (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the Agro Ecosystems of Chota Nagpur Plateau, India [Vishal Kumar Prasad, K. P. Dinesh, Abhijit Das, Priyanka Swamy, Ajinkya D. Shinde, Jadhav Bapurao Vishnu]
2019-08-06 Hynobius guttatus,
Hynobius kuishiensis,
Hynobius tsurugiensis
Hynobiidae A revision of Hynobius stejnegeri, a lotic breeding salamander from western Japan, with a description of three new species (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) [ATSUSHI TOMINAGA, MASAFUMI MATSUI, SHINGO TANABE, KANTO NISHIKAWA]
2019-08-05 Cophyla fortuna Microhylidae (Cophylinae) Description of the lucky Cophyla (Microhylidae, Cophylinae), a new arboreal frog from Marojejy National Park in north-eastern Madagascar. [ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON, MARK D. SCHERZ, MOLLY C. BLETZ, JARY H. RAZAFINDRAIBE, FRANK GLAW, MIGUEL VENCES]
2019-07-31 Pristimantis ferwerdai Craugastoridae A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the cloud forests of Colombian western Andes [ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA, GUSTAVO SUÁREZ, PABLO PALACIOS-RODRÍGUEZ, IVÁN BELTRÁN, CAMILO RODRÍGUEZ, LUCAS S. BARRIENTOS, JUAN M. DAZA, LUIS MAZARIEGOS]
2019-07-31 Paratelmatobius segallai Leptodactylidae A new species of Paratelmatobius (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Paratelmatobiinae) from the Atlantic Forest of southern Brazil [MARCUS THADEU TEIXEIRA SANTOS, SÍLVIA HELENA DE OLIVEIRA, THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO, BÁRBARA FERNANDES ZAIDAN, NELSON RODRIGUES DA SILVA, BIANCA VON MÜLLER BERNECK, PAULO CHRISTIANO ANCHIETTA GARCIA]
2019-07-31 Allobates nunciatus Aromobatidae A new nurse frog of Allobates masniger-nidicola complex (Anura, Aromobatidae) from the east bank of Tapajós River, eastern Amazonia [LEANDRO JOÃO CARNEIRO DE LIMA MORAES, DANTE PAVAN, ALBERTINA PIMENTEL LIMA]
2019-07-29 Dendrophryniscus davori,
Dendrophryniscus haddadi,
Dendrophryniscus izecksohni,
Dendrophryniscus jureia
Bufonidae Taxonomic review of Dendrophryniscus brevipollicatus Jiménez de la Espada, 1870, with revalidation of D. imitator (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920) and D. lauroi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926, and description of four new related species (Anura, Bufonidae) [CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, LUCIANA ARDENGHI FUSINATTO, CINTHIA AGUIRRE BRASILEIRO]
2019-07-05 Microhyla fodiens
Microhyla irrawaddy
Microhylidae On the road to Mandalay: contribution to the Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) fauna of Myanmar with description of two new species [Nikolay A. Poyarkov Jr., Vladislav A. Gorin, Than Zaw, Valentina D. Kretova, Svetlana S. Gogoleva, Parinya Pawangkhanant,Jing Che]
2019-07-05 Fejervarya kupitzi Dicroglossidae The genera Fejervarya and Minervarya in Myanmar: Description of a new species, new country records, and taxonomic notes (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) [Gunther Köhler, Linda Mogk, Khin Pa Pa Khaing & Ni Lar Than]
2019-07-05 Nanorana zhaoermii Dicroglossidae A New Species of Nanorana (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Southern Tibet, China [Shuo Qi, Zheng-Yan Zhou, Yu-Yan Lu, Jian-Li Li, Hai-Hua Qin, Mian Hou, Yu Zhang, Jian-Zhang Ma, Pi-Peng Li]
2019-07-04 Nidirana leishanensis Ranidae A new species of the Asian music frog genus Nidirana (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) from Southwestern China [Shize Li, Gang Wei, Ning Xu, Jianguo Cui, Liang Fei, Jianping Jiang, Jing Liu, Bin Wang]
2019-07-02 Pelobates balcanicus chloeae Pelobatidae Call a spade a spade: taxonomy and distribution of Pelobates, with description of a new Balkan endemic [Christophe Dufresnes, Ilias Strachinis, Elias Tzoras, Spartak N. Litvinchuk, Mathieu Denoël]
2019-07-02 Microhyla fanjingshanensis Microhylidae A new species of the genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Guizhou Province, China [SHIZE LI, MEIHUA ZHANG, NING XU, JINGCAI LV, JIANPING JIANG, JING LIU, GANG WEI, BIN WANG]
2019-07-01 Amolops ottorum Ranidae A new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from Vietnam [Anh Van Pham, Nenh Ba Sung, Cuong The Pham, Minh Duc Le, Thomas Ziegler & Truong Quang Nguyen]
2019-07-01 Nidirana yaoica Ranidae Description of a new species of Music frogs (Anura, Ranidae, Nidirana) from Mt Dayao, southern China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Yun-Ming Mo, Han Wan, Yu-Long Li, Hong Pang, Ying-Yong Wang]
2019-06-26 Cophyla (Platypelis) ando Microhylidae A new yellow-toed Platypelis species (Anura, Microhylidae, Cophylinae) from the Maroantsetra region, northeastern Madagascar. [Mark D. Scherz, Jörn Köhler, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2019-06-11 Micryletta aishani Microhylidae A new species of Micryletta frog (Microhylidae) from Northeast India [Abhijit Das, Sonali Garg, Amir Hamidy, Eric N. Smith, S. D. Biju]
2019-06-05 Pristimantis andinogigas Craugastoridae A new giant Pristimantis (Anura, Craugastoridae) from the paramos of the Podocarpus National Park, southern Ecuador [Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, David Veintimilla-Yánez, Diego Batallas, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia]
2019-06-03 Megophrys dongguanensis,
Megophrys jiulianensis,
Megophrys mufumontana,
Megophrys nankunensis,
Megophrys nanlingensis,
Megophrys wugongensis
Megophryidae Description of six new species of the subgenus Panophrys within the genus Megophrys (Anura, Megophryidae) from southeastern China based on molecular and morphological data [Jian Wang, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Zu-Yao Liu, Cheng-Kai Liao, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jian Zhao, Yu-Long Li, Ying-Yong Wang]
2019-06-03 Gracixalus yunnanensis Rhacophoridae A new species of Gracixalus (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Yunnan, China [Guohua Yu, Hong Hui, Jian Wang, Dingqi Rao, Zhengjun Wu, Junxing Yang]
2019-05-28 Callulops argus,
Callulops bicolor,
Callulops stellatus,
Callulops taxispilotus
Microhylidae A revision of Callulops doriae (Anura: Microhylidae), with descriptions of four new species [FRED KRAUS]
2019-05-24 Plethodon pauleyi
Plethodontidae Re-evaluation of the Wehrle’s salamander (Plethodon wehrlei Fowler and Dunn) species group (Caudata: Plethodontidae) using genomic data, with the description of a new species [ZACHARY I. FELIX, JESSICA A. WOOTEN, TODD W. PIERSON, CARLOS D. CAMP]
2019-05-24 Litoria pterodactyla
Litoria vivissimia
Pelodryadidae Two new species of treefrog (Pelodrydidae: Litoria) from southern New Guinea elucidated by DNA barcoding [OLIVER, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN]
2019-05-23 Tomopterna branchi Pyxicephalidae A new sand frog from Namaqualand, South Africa (Pyxicephalidae: Tomopterna) [LYLE WILSON, ALAN CHANNING]
2019-05-23 Amolops shuichengicus Ranidae A new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from China, with taxonomic comments on A. liangshanensis and Chinese populations of A. marmoratus [ZHI-TONG LYU, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, HAN WAN, JIAN-HUAN YANG, YU-LONG LI, HONG PANG, YING-YONG WANG]
2019-05-23 Diasporus amirae
Eleutherodactylidae A new species of dink frog, genus Diasporus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae), from the Caribbean foothills of the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica [ERICK ARIAS, GERARDO CHAVES, STANLEY SALAZAR, JOSÉ ANDRÉS SALAZAR-ZÚÑIGA, ADRIÁN GARCÍA-RODRÍGUEZ]
2019-05-20 Leptobrachella bijie
Leptobrachella purpuraventra
Megophryidae Morphology, molecular genetics, and acoustics reveal two new species of the genus Leptobrachella from northwestern Guizhou Province, China (Anura, Megophryidae) [Jian Wang, Yu-Long Li, Yao Li, Hong-Hui Chen, Ya-Jun Zeng, Jing-Min Shen, Ying-Yong Wang]
2019-05-16 Limnonectes savan Dicroglossidae A new caruncle-bearing fanged frog (Limnonectes, Dicroglossidae) from Laos and Thailand [Somphouthone Phimmachak, Stephen J. Richards, Niane Sivongxay, Sengvilay Seateun, Yodchaiy Chuaynkern, Sunchai Makchai, Hannah E. Som, Bryan L. Stuart]
2019-05-15 Adenomera kweti Leptodactylidae A New, Morphologically Cryptic Species of Adenomera Closely Related to Adenomera araucaria from the Atlantic Forest of Southern Brazil (Anura, Leptodactylidae) [ Thiago R. de Carvalho, Carla S. Cassini, Pedro P. G. Taucce, Célio F. B. Haddad]
2019-05-15 Cophixalus cateae,
Cophixalus hannahae,
Oreophryne nicolasi
Microhylidae Three new scansorial species of microhylid frogs (Anura: Cophixalus, Oreophryne) from Papua New Guinea [Stephen Richards & Rainer Günther]
2019-05-14 Litoria pinocchio Pelodryadidae Systematics of New Guinea treefrogs (Litoria: Pelodryadidae) with erectile rostral spikes: an extended description of Litoria pronimia and a new species from the Foja Mountains [PAUL M. OLIVER, RAINER GÜNTHER, MUMPUNI MUMPUNI, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2019-05-13 Craugastor sagui,
Craugastor zunigai
Craugastoridae Taxonomic assessment of Craugastor podiciferus (Anura: Craugastoridae) in lower Central America with the description of two new species [Erick Arias, Andreas Hertz, and Gabriela Parra-Olea]
2019-05-13 Craugastor blairi Craugastoridae Revalidation by Arias E, Hertz A, Parra-Olea G 2019
2019-05-08 Ikakogi ispacue Centrolenidae The poverty of adult morphology: Bioacoustics, genetics, and internal tadpole morphology reveal a new species of glassfrog (Anura: Centrolenidae: Ikakogi) from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia [Marco Rada, Pedro Henrique Dos Santos Dias, José Luis Pérez-Gonzalez, Marvin Anganoy-Criollo, Luis Alberto Rueda-Solano, María Alejandra Pinto-E, Lilia Mejía Quintero, Fernando Vargas-Salinas, Taran Grant]
2019-04-26 Boophis nauticus
Blommersia transmarina
Mantellidae Integrative evidence confirms new endemic island frogs and transmarine dispersal of amphibians between Madagascar and Mayotte (Comoros archipelago) [Frank Glaw, Oliver Hawlitschek, Kathrin Glaw, Miguel Vences]
2019-04-23 Noblella thiuni Craugastoridae Noblella thiuni sp. n., a new (singleton) species of minute terrestrial-breeding frog (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the montane forest of the Amazonian Andes of Puno, Peru [Alessandro Catenazzi, Alex Ttito]
2019-04-08 Amolops mengdingensis Ranidae A new species of the Amolops monticola group (Anura: Ranidae) from southwestern Yunnan, China [GUOHUA YU, ZHENGJUN WU, JUNXING YANG]
2019-04-05 Amazophrynella bilinguis Bufonidae A new species of Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae) with two distinct advertisement calls [IGOR LUIS KAEFER, ROMMEL R. ROJAS, MIQUÉIAS FERRÃO, IZENI PIRES FARIAS, ALBERTINA PIMENTEL LIMA]
2019-04-19 Tylototriton kachinorum Salamandridae A new species of Crocodile Newt, genus Tylototriton (Amphibia, Caudata, Salamandridae) from the mountains of Kachin State, northern Myanmar [Than Zaw,Paw Lay,Parinya Pawangkhanant,JVladislav A. Gorin,Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr]
2019-04-03 Anomaloglossus mitaraka Aromobatidae A new species of Anomaloglossus (Anura: Aromobatidae) of the stepheni group with the redescription of A. baeobatrachus (Boistel and de Massary, 1999), and an amended definition of A. leopardus Ouboter and Jairam, 2012 [ANTOINE FOUQUET, JEAN-PIERRE VACHER, ELODIE A. COURTOIS, CHLOÉ DESCHAMPS, PAUL OUBOTER, RAWIEN JAIRAM, PHILIPPE GAUCHER, ALAIN DUBOIS, PHILIPPE J. R. KOK]
2019-03-29 Liurana vallecula Ceratobatrachidae A new species of the endemic Himalayan genus Liurana (Anura, Ceratobatrachidae) from southeastern Tibet, China, with comments on the distribution, reproductive biology, and conservation of the genus [Ke Jiang, Kai Wang, Yu-Fan Wang, Cheng Li, Jing Che]
2019-03-27

Anodonthyla eximia,
Mini ature,

Mini mum,
Mini scule
Rhombophryne proportionalis

Microhylidae Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera [Mark D. Scherz, Carl R. Hutter, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Jana C. Riemann, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Serge H. Ndriantsoa, Julian Glos, Sam Hyde Roberts, Angelica Crottini, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2019-03-19 Pristimantis mallii Craugastoridae A new species of terrestrial frog Pristimantis (Strabomantidae) from the upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador [Carolina Reyes-Puig, Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Daniel A. Velarde-Garcéz, Nicolás Dávalos, Emilio Mancero, María José Navarrete, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Santiago R. Ron]
2019-03-14 Lynchius megacephalus Craugastoridae A bizarre new species of Lynchius (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the Andes of Ecuador and first report of Lynchius parkeri in Ecuador [JUAN C. SÁNCHEZ-NIVICELA, VERONICA L. URGILES, MARÍA JOSÉ NAVARRETE, MARIO H. YÁNEZ-MUÑOZ, SANTIAGO RON]
2019-03-12 Astrobatrachus kurichiyana Nyctibatrachidae A new ancient lineage of frog (Anura: Nyctibatrachidae: Astrobatrachinae subfam. nov.) endemic to the Western Ghats of Peninsular India [Vijayakumar SP, RA Pyron, KP Dinesh, VR Torsekar, AN Srikanthan, P Swamy, EL Stanley, DC Blackburn, and K. Shanker]
2019-03-01 Pristimantis calima
Pristimantis sneiderni
Craugastoridae Two New Species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from Southwestern Colombia [Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria and William E. Duellman]
2019-02-28 Leptobrachella shangsiensis Megophryidae A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from southern Guangxi, China [WEICAI CHEN, XIAOWEN LIAO, SHICHU ZHOU, YUNMING MO]
2019-02-27 Gastrotheca cuencana,
Gastrotheca elicioi,
Gastrotheca turnerorum,
Gastrotheca yacuri
Hemiphractidae Phylogenetic systematics, ecology, and conservation of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador, with descriptions of four new biphasic species [SOFÍA CARVAJAL-ENDARA, LUIS A. COLOMA, MANUEL A. MORALES-MITE, JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN, PAUL SZÉKELY, WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN]
2019-02-26 Nymphargus manduriacu Centrolenidae A new glassfrog (Centrolenidae) from the Chocó-Andean Río Manduriacu Reserve, Ecuador, endangered by mining [Juan M. Guayasamin, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, José Vieira, Sebastián Kohn, Gabriela Gavilanes, Ryan L. Lynch, Paul S. Hamilton, Ross J. Maynard]
2019-02-13 Mysticellus franki Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Neue Gattung Mysticellus
New microhylid frog genus from Peninsular India with Southeast Asian affinity suggests multiple Cenozoic biotic exchanges between India and Eurasia [Sonali Garg & S. D. Biju]
2019-02-12 Phrynobatrachus bibita Phrynobatrachidae A new species of puddle frog from an unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopia (Anura, Phrynobatrachidae, Phrynobatrachus) [Sandra Goutte, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, Stephane Boissinot]
2019-02-11 Megophrys ombrophila Megophryidae A new species of the genus Megophrys Gunther, 1864 (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Mount Wuyi, China [KEVIN R. MESSENGER, HOLLIS A. DAHN, YUANRUI LIANG, PENG XIE, YONG WANG, CHANGHU LU]
2019-02-11 Charadrahyla sakbah Hylidae A new species of Charadrahyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the cloud forest of western Oaxaca, Mexico [VÍCTOR H. JIMÉNEZ-ARCOS, RAFAEL ALEJANDRO CALZADA-ARCINIEGA, LIZ A. ALFARO-JUANTORENA, LEOPOLDO D. VÁZQUEZ-REYES, CHRISTOPHER BLAIR, GABRIELA PARRA-OLEA]
2019-02-07 Adenomera phonotriccus Leptodactylidae A New Amazonian Species of Adenomera (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Brazilian State of Pará: A Tody-Tyrant Voice in a Frog [Thiago R. De Carvalho, Ariovaldo A. Giaretta, Ariadne Angulo, Célio F.B. Haddad, and Pedro L.V. Peloso]
2019-02-01 Hynobius abuensis,
Hynobius akiensis,
Hynobius bakan,
Hynobius iwami,
Hynobius setoi,
Hynobius setouchi,
Hynobius utsunomiyaorum
Hynobiidae Systematics of the Widely Distributed Japanese Clouded Salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amphibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae), and Its Closest Relatives [Masafumi Matsui, Hiroshi Okawa, Kanto Nishikawa, Gen Aoki, Koshiro Eto, Natsuhiko Yoshikawa, Shingo Tanabe, Yasuchika Misawa, Atsushi Tominaga]
2019-01-29 Hynobius oyamai,
Hynobius sematonotos
Hynobiidae Two new species of lotic breeding salamanders (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) from western Japan [ATSUSHI TOMINAGA, MASAFUMI MATSUI, KANTO NISHIKAWA]
2019-01-26 Pseudophilautus conniffae Rhacophoridae Description of a new species of Pseudophilautus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from southern Sri Lanka [Sudesh Batuwita, Madura De Silva, Sampath Udugampala]
2019-01-23 Allobates carajas Aromobatidae A name for the nurse-frog (Allobates, Aromobatidae) of Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Eastern Brazilian Amazonia [PEDRO IVO SIMÕES, DIANA ROJAS, ALBERTINA P. LIMA]
2019-01-18 Scutiger tengchongensis Megophryidae A New Species of Scutiger (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Gaoligongshan Mountain Range, China [Jian-Huan Yang and Xiang-Yuan Huang]
2019-01-12 Fejervarya marathi Dicroglossidae A new species of Fejervarya Bolkay, 1915 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the northern Western Ghats parts of Maharashtra, India [SAMADHAN PHUGE, K.P. DINESH, RAMNATH ANDHALE, KALYANI BHAKARE, RADHAKRISHNA PANDIT]
2019-01-09 Microhyla aurantiventris Microhylidae A new species of the genus Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Tay Nguyen Plateau, Central Vietnam [LUAN THANH NGUYEN, NIKOLAY A. JR. POYARKOV, TIEP TAN NGUYEN, TAM AI NGUYEN, VY HUU TRAN, VLADISLAV A. GORIN, ROBERT W. MURPHY, SANG NGOC NGUYEN]
2019-01-03 Amolops sinensis,
Amolops yatseni
 
Ranidae Description of two cryptic species of the Amolops ricketti group (Anura, Ranidae) from southeastern China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Lin-Sheng Huang, Jian Wang, Yuan-Qiu Li, Hong-Hui Chen, Shuo Qi, Ying-Yong Wang]

2018

Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
Datum Art Familie Hinweise, Quellen und Autoren
2018-01-04 Rana lenca Ranidae An integrative assessment of the taxonomic status of putative hybrid leopard frogs (Anura: Ranidae) from the Chortís Highlands of Central America, with description of a new species [Ileana Luque-Montes, James D. Austin, Kayla D. Weinfurth, Larry David Wilson, Erich P. Hofmann & Josiah H. Townsend]
2018-01-08 Nototriton costaricense Plethodontidae A new moss salamander, genus Nototriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from the Cordillera de Talamanca, in the Costa Rica-Panama border region [ERICK ARIAS, BRIAN KUBICKI]
2018-01-08 Dendropsophus kamagarini
Dendropsophus kubricki
Hylidae Species limits within the widespread Amazonian treefrog Dendropsophus parviceps with descriptions of two new species (Anura, Hylidae) [C. Daniel Rivadeneira, Pablo J. Venegas, Santiago R. Ron]
2018-01-09 Cornufer exedrus Ceratobatrachidae A new miniature Melanesian Forest Frog (Ceratobatrachidae: Cornufer) from New Britain Island, constituting the first record of the subgenus Batrachylodes from outside of the Solomon Archipelago [SCOTT L. TRAVERS, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS, TAYLOR S. BROADHEAD, RAFE M. BROWN]
2018-01-22 Phrynobatrachus afiabirago Phrynobatrachidae A new species of Puddle Frog, genus Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from Ghana [CALEB OFORI-BOATENG, ADAM D. LEACHÉ, BRIGHT OBENG-KANKAM, N’GORAN GERMAIN KOUAMÉ, ANNIKA HILLERS, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL]
2018-01-25 Limnonectes coffeatus Dicroglossidae A new Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from southern Laos [SOMPHOUTHONE PHIMMACHAK, NIANE SIVONGXAY, SENGVILAY SEATEUN, SIRIPORN YODTHONG, ATTAPOL RUJIRAWAN, THY NEANG, ANCHALEE AOWPHOL, BRYAN L. STUART]
2018-02-05 Fritziana zecksohni Hemiphractidae A New Bromeligenous Species of Fritziana Mello-Leitão, 1937 (Amphibia: Anura: Hemiphractidae) from High Elevations in the Serra Dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [Manuella Folly, Fábio Hepp, and Sergio P. Carvalho-e-Silva]
2018-02-09 Scinax ruberoculatus Hylidae A new species of Amazonian snouted treefrog (Hylidae: Scinax) with description of a novel species-habitat association for an aquatic breeding frog [Miquéias Ferrão, Rafael de Fraga, Jiří Moravec, Igor L. Kaefer and Albertina P. Lima]
2018-02-13 Anomaloglossus blanci
Anomaloglossus dewynteri
Aromobatidae On the brink of extinction: two new species of Anomaloglossus from French Guiana and amended definitions of Anomaloglossus degranvillei and A. surinamensis (Anura: Aromobatidae) [FOUQUET ANTOINE, JEAN-PIERRE VACHER, ELODIE A. COURTOIS, BENOIT VILLETTE, HUGO REIZINE, PHILIPPE GAUCHER, RAWIEN JAIRAM, PAUL OUBOTER, PHILIPPE J. R. KOK]
2018-02-14 Hyperolius stictus Hyperoliidae A new Reed Frog (Hyperoliidae: Hyperolius) from coastal northeastern Mozambique [WERNER CONRADIE, LUKE VERBURGT, DANIEL M. PORTIK, ANNEMARIE OHLER, BERYL A. BWONG, LUCINDA P. LAWSON]
2018-02-16 Theloderma kwangsiensis Rhacophoridae Theloderma kwangsiensis ist ein Synonym für Theloderma corticale:
Rediscovery of Rhacophorus yaoshanensis and Theloderma kwangsiensis at their type localities after five decades [WEICAI CHEN, XIAOWEN LIAO, SHICHU ZHOU, YUNMING MO, YONG HUANG]
2018-02-20 Ansonia phuketensis
Ansonia pilokensis
Bufonidae Two New Species of Ansonia From Thailand (Anura: Bufonidae) [Masafumi Matsui, Wichase Khonsue and Somsak Panha]
2018-02-20 Hyloscirtus japreria Hylidae A new species of Hyloscirtus (Anura, Hylidae) from the Colombian and Venezuelan slopes of Sierra de Perijá, and the phylogenetic position of Hyloscirtus jahni (Rivero, 1961) [FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, EDWIN E. INFANTE-RIVERO, PATRICIA E. SALERNO, FABIO LEONARDO MEZA-JOYA]
2018-02-22 Nothophryne baylissi
Nothophryne inagoensis
Nothophryne ribauensis
Nothophryne unilurio
Pyxicephalidae New Species of Mongrel Frogs (Pyxicephalidae: Nothophryne) for northern Mozambique Inselbergs [Conradie W, Bittencourt-Silva GB, Farooq HM, Loader SP, Menegon M, Tolley KA]
2018-02-23 Siamophryne troglodytes Microhylidae A striking new genus and species of cave-dwelling frog (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae: Asterophryinae) from Thailand [Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Montri Sumontha, Jitthep Tunprasert, Thiti Ruangsuwan, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Dmitriy V. Korost, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2018-02-26 Allobates juami Aromobatidae A new species of nurse-frog (Aromobatidae, Allobates) from the Juami River basin, northwestern Brazilian Amazonia [PEDRO IVO SIMÕES, GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA, FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER]
2018-02-26 Choerophryne bickfordi Microhylidae A new species of Choerophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea [Fred Kraus]
2018-02-27 Psychrophrynella glauca Craugastoridae Psychrophrynella glauca sp. n., a new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the montane forests of the Amazonian Andes of Puno, Peru [ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI, ALEX TTITO]
2018-02-28 Physalaemus carrizorum Leptodactylidae A new species of Physalaemus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of Misiones, northeastern Argentina. [DARIO E. CARDOZO, MARTIN O. PEREYRA]
2018-03-01 Leptolalax rowleyae Megophryidae A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Son Tra Peninsula, central Vietnam [LUAN THANH NGUYEN, NIKOLAY A. JR. POYARKOV, DZUNG TRUNG LE, BA DINH VO, HOA THI PHAN, TANG VAN DUONG, ROBERT W. MURPHY, SANG NGOC NGUYEN]
2018-03-01 Nasutixalus yingjiangensis Rhacophoridae A new phytotelm-breeding treefrog of the genus Nasutixalus (Rhacophoridae) from western Yunnan of China [JIAN-HUAN YANG, BOSCO PUI-LOK CHAN]
2018-03-02 Phrynobatrachus tanoeensis Phrynobatrachidae A new Puddle Frog, genus Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae), from the eastern part of the Upper Guinea biodiversity hotspot, West Africa [TOKOUAHO FLORA KPAN, N’GORAN GERMAIN KOUAMÉ, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, PATRICK JOËL ADEBA, MIKE EMMRICH, CALEB OFORI-BOATENG, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL]
2018-03-10 Sumaterana (neue Gattung)
Sumaterana dabulescens
Sumaterana montana
Ranidae Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis of A Taxonomically Unstable Ranid from Sumatra, Indonesia, reveals A New Genus with Gastromyzophorous Tadpoles and Two New Species [Umilaela Arifin, Utpal Smart, Stefan T. Hertwig, Eric N. Smith, Djoko T. Iskandar and Alexander Haas]
2018-03-14 Pristimantis antisuyu
Pristimantis erythroinguini
Craugastoridae Pristimantis antisuyu sp. n. and Pristimantis erythroinguinis sp. n., two new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the eastern slopes of the Andes in Manu National Park, Peru [ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI, EDGAR LEHR.]
2018-03-15 Gephyromantis lomorina Mantellidae A distinctive new frog species (Anura, Mantellidae) supports the biogeographic linkage of two montane rainforest massifs in northern Madagascar [Mark D. Scherz, Oliver Hawlitschek, Jary H. Razafindraibe, Steven Megson, Fanomezana Mihaja Ratsoavina, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Molly C. Bletz, Frank Glaw, Miguel Vences]
2018-03-15 Sylvirana Ranidae 5 neue Arten der Gattung Sylvirana
Hidden species diversity in Sylvirana nigrovittata (Amphibia: Ranidae) highlights the importance of taxonomic revisions in biodiversity conservation [Jennifer A. Sheridan, Bryan L. Stuart]
2018-03-21 Pachytriton airobranchiatus Salamandridae The tenth member of stout newt (Amphibia: Salamandridae: Pachytriton): Description of a new species from Guangdong, southern China [CHEN LI, ZHIYONG YUAN, HAIBIN LI, YUNKE WU]
2018-04-04 Hydromantes samweli
Hydromantes wintu
Plethodontidae Phylogeography and Species Boundaries In the Hydromantes shastae Complex, With Description of Two New Species (Amphibia; Caudata; Plethodontidae) [Robert E. Bingham, Theodore J. Papenfuss, Len Lindstrand III and David B. Wake]
2018-04-05 Peltophryne armata Bufonidae A new species of Caribbean toad (Bufonidae, Peltophryne) from southern Hispaniola [MIGUEL A. LANDESTOY T., DANIEL B. TURNER, ANGELA B. MARION, S. BLAIR HEDGES]
2018-04-09 Phyllodytes praeceptor Hylidae Another new species of Phyllodytes (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil [VICTOR G. D. ORRICO, IURI R. DIAS, EUVALDO MARCIANO-JR.]
2018-04-12 Brachycephalus actaeus Brachycephalidae A new species of Brachycephalus (Anura, Brachycephalidae) from the coast of Santa Catarina State, southern Atlantic Forest, Brazil [JULIANE PETRY DE CARLI MONTEIRO, THAIS HELENA CONDEZ, PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA, ESTEVÃO JASPER COMITTI, IVAN BOREL AMARAL, CÉLIO FERNANDO BAPTISTA HADDAD]
2018-04-10 Leptolalax purpurus
Leptolalax yingjiangensis
Megophryidae Description of two new sympatric species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from western Yunnan of China [Jian-Huan Yang, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Ying-Yong Wang]
2018-04-14 Leptolalax macrops Megophryidae A new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from southern Vietnam [Tang Van Duong, Dang Trong Do, Chung Dac Ngo, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr]
2018-04-20 Vietnamophryne Microhylidae Neue Gattung und 3 neue Arten
A new genus and three new species of miniaturized microhylid frogs from Indochina (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae: Asterophryinae) [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Akrachai Aksornneam, Tang Van Duong, Dmitriy V. Korost, Jing Che]
2018-04-20 Pristimantis erythros Craugastoridae A new species of Pristimantis (Anura, Craugastoridae) from the Cajas Massif, southern Ecuador [Juan C. Sánchez-Nivicela, Elvis Celi-Piedra, Valentina Posse-Sarmiento, Verónica L. Urgilés, Mario Yánez-Muñoz, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia]
2018-04-23 Megophrys feii Megophryidae A new species of the genus Megophrys (Anura: Megophryidae) from Yunnan Province, China [JIAN-HUAN YANG, JIAN WANG, YING-YONG WANG]
2018-05-01 Caecilia museugoeldi Caeciliidae A new species of Caecilia Linnaeus, 1758 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from French Guiana [Adriano Oliveira Maciel I , Marinus Steven Hoogmoed]
2018-05-01 Amolops wenshanensis Ranidae A new species of cascade frog (Amphibia: Ranidae) in the Amolops monticola group from China [ZHIYONG YUAN, JIEQIONG JIN, JIANNAN LI, BRYAN L. STUART, JUN WU]
2018-05-03 Guibemantis milingilingy Mantellidae Stumbling upon a New Frog Species of Guibemantis (Anura: Mantellidae) on Top of the Marojejy Massif in Northern Madagascar [Molly C. Bletz , Mark D. Scherz , Andolalao Rakotoarison , Richard M. Lehtinen , Frank Glaw , and Miguel Vences]
2018-05-04 Fejervarya goemchi Dicroglossidae A New Species of Fejervarya bolkay, 1915 from the Lateritic Plateaus of the Goa Parts of the Western Ghats [K. P. Dinesh, Nirmal U. Kulkarni, Priyanka Swamy, P. Deepak]
2018-05-08 Pristimantis barrigai Craugastoridae Una especie nueva de rana Pristimantis (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) de ojos rojos de la Cordillera de Cóndor, Ecuador [Brito, Jorge; Almendáriz, Ana]
2018-05-08 Pristimantis caniari Craugastoridae Ranas terrestres en los ecosistemas surandinos de Ecuador IV: Una nueva especie de Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) de los páramos sur del Parque Nacional Sangay [Salomón M. Ramírez-Jaramillo, Carolina Reyes-Puig, Diego Batallas, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2018-05-08 Pulchrana fantastica Ranidae A new species of the genus Pulchrana Dubois, 1992 (Amphibia, Ranidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia [Umilaela Arifin, Ganjar Cahyadi, Utpal Smart, André Jankowski, Alexander Haas]
2018-05-08 Theloderma auratum Rhacophoridae A new species of the genus Theloderma Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Tay Nguyen Plateau, central Vietnam [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Ivan I. Kropachev, Svetlana S. Gogoleva, Nikolai L. Orlov]
2018-05-11 Amolops yunkaiensis Ranidae A new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from southwestern Guangdong, China [ZHI-TONG LYU, JUN WU, JIAN WANG, YIK-HEI SUNG, ZU-YAO LIU, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, XIN WANG, YOU-YU LI, YING-YONG WANG]
2018-05-16 Microhyla kodial Microhylidae A new species of Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Microhylidae) from West Coast of India: an integrative taxonomic approach [KUMAR K. VINEETH, U. K. RADHAKRISHNA, R. D. GODWIN, SAHA ANWESHA, K. PATIL RAJASHEKHAR, N. A. ARAVIND]
2018-05-16 Gracixalus guangdongensis Rhacophoridae Description of a new species of Gracixalus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Guangdong Province, southeastern China [JIAN WANG, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, ZHI-TONG LYU, ZU-YAO LIU, YING-YONG WANG]
2018-05-16 Pseudopaludicola restinga Leptodactylidae A new species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura, Leiuperinae) from Espírito Santo, Brazil. [Dario E. Cardozo, Diego Baldo, Nadya Pupin, João Luiz Gasparini and Célio F. Baptista Haddad]
2018-05-23 Hynobius tosashimizuensis Hynobiidae Morphological and Molecular Analyses of Hynobius dunni Reveal a New Species from Shikoku, Japan [Hirotaka Sugawara, Takashi Watabe, Takaomi Yoshikawa, and Masahiro Nagano]
2018-05-23 Craugastor castanedai
Craugastor gutschei
Craugastoridae A Discussion of the Phenetic-based Craugastor laticeps Species Group (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Craugastoridae) from North-central Honduras, with the Description of Two New Species [James R. McCranie]
2018-05-24 Sarcohyla hapsa Hylidae Systematics of the frogs allocated to Sarcohyla bistincta sensu lato (Cope, 1877), with description of a new species from Western Mexico [JONATHAN A. CAMPBELL, EDMUND D. JR. BRODIE, ITZUE W. CAVIEDES-SOLIS, ADRIÁN NIETO-MONTES DE OCA, VÍCTOR H. LUJA, OSCAR FLORES-VILLELA, URI OMAR GARCÍA-VÁZQUEZ, GOUTAM CHANDRA SARKER, ELIJAH WOSTL, ERIC N. SMITH]
2018-05-28 Choerophryne pipiens
Oreophryne albitympanum
Microhylidae Two new frog species from the Foja Mountains in north­ western New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Micro hylidae) [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards & Burhan Tjaturadi]
2018-05-28 Anomaloglossus meansi Aromobatidae Anomaloglossus meansi sp. n., a new Pantepui species of the Anomaloglossus beebei group (Anura, Aromobatidae) [Philippe J.R. Kok, Michaël P.J. Nicolaï, Amy Lathrop, Ross D. MacCulloch]
2018-05-30 Phasmahyla lisbella Phyllomedusidae Unrevealing the leaf frogs Cerrado diversity: A new species of spotted leaf frog, genus Phasmahyla (Amphibia, Phyllomedusidae) from Southeast Brazil [Elvis Almeida Pereira, Lucas Custódio Lomba Rocha, Henrique Folly, Hélio Ricardo da Silva, Diego José Santana]
2018-05-30 Ololygon goya Hylidae A new species of the Ololygon catharinae species group (Anura: Hylidae) from the Cerrado biome, State of Goiás, Central Brazil [SHEILA PEREIRA DE ANDRADE, DANUSY LOPES SANTOS, CEZAR FILHO ROCHA, JOSÉ P. JR. POMBAL, WILIAN VAZ-SILVA]
2018-06-07

Hemiphractus eliotiy
Hemiphractus kaylockae

Hemiphractidae A taxonomic review of the genus Hemiphractus (Anura: Hemiphractidae) in Panama: Description of Two New Species, Resurrection of Hemiphractus panamensis (Stejneger, 1917), and Discussion of Hemiphractus fasciatus Peters, 1862 [ROBERT L. HILL, KATHRYN G. MARTIN, EDWARD STANLEY, JOSEPH R. III MENDELSON]
2018-06-07 Fejervarya kalinga
Fejervarya krishnan
Dicroglossidae Two New Species of Cricket Frogs of the Genus Fejervarya bolkay, 1915 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the Peninsular India [Prudhvi Raj, K. P. Dinesh, Abhijit Das, Sushil K. Dutta, Niladri B. Kar, Pratyush P. Mohapatra]
2018-06-11 Pseudopaludicola florencei Leptodactylidae A new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae) from eastern Brazil, with novel data on the advertisement call of Pseudopaludicola falcipes (Hensel). [FELIPE SILVA DE ANDRADE, ISABELLE AQUEMI HAGA, MARIANA LÚCIO LYRA, FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE, AXEL KWET, CÉLIO FERNANDO BAPTISTA HADDAD, LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO, ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA]
2018-06-15 Amolops australis
Amolops gerutu
Ranidae Elevational size variation and two new species of torrent frogs from Peninsular Malaysia (Anura: Ranidae: Amolops Cope) [CHAN KIN ONN, ROBIN KURIAN ABRAHAM, JESSE L. GRISMER, L. LEE GRISMER]
2018-06-15 Ischnocnema feioi
Ischnocnema garciai
Brachycephalidae Two New Species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from Southeastern Brazil and their Phylogenetic Position within the I. guentheri Series [Pedro P.G. Taucce, Clarissa Canedo, and Célio F.B. Haddad]
2018-06-15 Gephyromantis grosjeani
Gephyromantis saturnini
Mantellidae Two new Madagascan frog species of the Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) tandroka complex from northern Madagascar [Mark D. Scherz, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Fanomezana Mihaja Ratsoavina, Oliver Hawlitschek, Miguel Vences & Frank Glaw]
2018-06-21 Hynobius fossigenus Hynobiidae An integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of lotic Hynobius salamander from Japan [ Hisanori Okamiya, Hirotaka Sugawara, Masahiro Nagano, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2018-06-26 Oreobates antrum Craugastoridae A new cryptic species of Oreobates (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the seasonally dry tropical forest of central Brazil [WILIAN VAZ-SILVA, NATAN MEDEIROS MACIEL, SHEILA PEREIRA DE ANDRADE, RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO]
2018-07-02 Ischnocnema colibri
Ischnocnema parnaso
Brachycephalidae Molecular phylogeny of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) with the redefinition of its series and the description of two new species [Pedro P.G.Taucce, Clarissa Canedo, Júlia Soares Parreiras, Leandro O.Drummond, Paulo Nogueira-Costa, Célio F.B.Haddad]
2018-07-03 Megophrys lancip Megophryidae A New Megophrys Kuhl and Van Hasselt (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from southwestern Sumatra, Indonesia [MISBAHUL MUNIR, AMIR HAMIDY, ACHMAD FARAJALLAH, ERIC N. SMITH]
2018-07-04 Kurixalus yangi Rhacophoridae A new species of Kurixalus from western Yunnan, China (Anura, Rhacophoridae) [expand article infoGuohua Yu, Hong Hui, Dingqi Rao, Junxing YangG]
2018-07-10 Leptolalax mangshanensis Megophryidae A new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura, Megophryidae) from Hunan, China [YINMENG HOU, MENGFEI ZHANG, FEI HU, SIYUAN LI, SHENGCHAO SHI, JUN CHEN, XIAOYANG MO, BIN WANG]
2018-07-09 Amazophrynella moisesii
Amazophrynella siona
Amazophrynella teko
Amazophrynella xinguensis
Bufonidae A Pan-Amazonian species delimitation: high species diversity within the genus Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae) [ Rommel R. Rojas, Antoine Fouquet, Santiago R. Ron, Emil José Hernández-Ruz, Paulo R. Melo-Sampaio, Juan C. Chaparro, Richard C. Vogt, Vinicius Tadeu de Carvalho, Leandra Cardoso Pinheiro, Robson W. Avila, Izeni Pires Farias, Marcelo Gordo, Tomas Hrbek]
2018-07-11 Allobates tinae Aromobatidae A New Nurse Frog from Brazil (Aromobatidae: Allobates), with Data on the Distribution and Phenotypic Variation of Western Amazonian Species [Paulo R. Melo-Sampaio, Renan M. De Oliveira and Ivan Prates]
2018-07-16 Gracixalus tianlinensis Rhacophoridae A New Species of Gracixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from West Guangxi, China [Weicai CHEN, Yongjian BEI, Xiaowen LIA, Shichu ZHOU and Yunming MO]
2018-07-19 Guibemantis albomaculatus
Guibemantis woosteri
Mantellidae Two new Pandanus frogs (Guibemantis: Mantellidae: Anura) from northern Madagascar [Richard M. LEHTINEN, Frank GLAW, Miguel VENCES, Andolalao RAKOTOARISON & Mark D. SCHERZ]
2018-07-19 Phrynopus mariellaleo Craugastoridae A new species of Phrynopus from the northeastern Andes of Peru, its phylogenetic position, and notes on the relationships of Holoadeninae (Anura: Craugastoridae) [PABLO J. VENEGAS, ANDY C. BARBOZA, IGNACIO DE LA RIVA, JOSÉ M. PADIAL]
2018-07-20 Boana iacamiaba Hylidae Phylogeny of Map Tree Frogs, Boana semilineata Species Group, with a New Amazonian Species (Anura: Hylidae) [Pedro L.V. Peloso, Renan M. De Oliveira, Marcelo J. Sturaro, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Geraldo R. Lima-Filho, Youszef O.C. Bitar, Ward C. Wheeler and Alexandre Aleixo]
2018-07-25 Scinax caprarius Hylidae Una nueva rana de huesos verdes del género Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) asociada a los bosques subandinos de la cuenca del río Magdalena, Colombia Una nueva rana de huesos verdes del género Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) asociada a los bosques subandinos de la cuenca del río Magdalena, Colombia [Andrés R. Acosta-Galvis]
2018-07-25 Hyloxalus sanctamariensis Dendrobatidae Una nueva rana nodriza (Anura: Dendrobatidae) de los bosques de niebla asociados a la cuenca del Orinoco de Colombia [Andrés R. Acosta-Galvis y Adrián Pinzón]
2018-07-25 Hypogeophis montanus Indotyphlidae A new species of small, long-snouted Hypogeophis Peters, 1880 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) from the highest elevations of the Seychelles island of Mahé [SIMON T. MADDOCK, MARK WILKINSON, DAVID J. GOWER]
2018-07-26 Leptobrachella wuhuangmontis
Leptobrachella yunkaiensis
Megophryidae Morphology and molecular genetics reveal two new Leptobrachella species in southern China (Anura, Megophryidae) [Jian Wang, Jianhuan Yang, Yao Li, Zhitong Lyu, Zhaochi Zeng, Zuyao Liu, Youhua Ye, Yingyong Wang]
2018-07-26 Cruziohyla sylviae Phyllomedusidae Review of the genus Cruziohyla (Anura: Phyllomedusidae), with description of a new species [ANDREW R. GRAY]
2018-07-27 Hyloxalus felixcoperari Dendrobatidae A new species of Hyloxalus Jiménez De La Espada, 1871 ‘‘1870’’ (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Hyloxalinae) from a cloud forest near Bogotá, Colombia, with comments on the subpunctatus clade [Andrés R. Acosta-Galvis, Mario Vargas-Ramírez]
2018-07-27 Eleutherodactylus geitonos Eleutherodactylidae Nueva rana del grupo de especies Eleutherodactylus abbotti (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) de la Hispaniola, con comentarios bioacústicos y taxonómicos de otras especies [Díaz LM, Incháustegui SJ, Marte C, Köhler G, Cádiz A, and Rodríguez M]
2018-07-28 Leptophryne javanica Bufonidae Detection of Cryptic taxa in the genus Leptophryne (Fitzinger, 1843) (Amphibia; Bufonidae) and the description of a new species from Java, Indonesia [AMIR HAMIDY, MISBAHUL MUNIR, MUMPUNI MUMPUNI, MILA RAHMANIA, AZIS ABDUL KHOLIK]
2018-08-08 Litoria nullicedens
Litoria pallidofemora
Pelodryadidae Taxonomy of Litoria graminea (Anura: Hylidae), with descriptions of two closely related new species [FRED KRAUS]
2018-08-20 Poyntonophrynus pachnodes Bufonidae TA new earless species of Poyntonophrynus (Anura, Bufonidae) from the Serra da Neve Inselberg, Namibe Province, Angola [Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Mariana P. Marques, Suzana Bandeira, Ishan Agarwal, Edward L. Stanley, Aaron M. Bauer, Mathew P. Heinicke, David C. Blackburn]
2018-08-15 Boophis masoala Mantellidae Eye and Webbing Colouration As Predictors of Specific Distinctness: A Genetically Isolated New Treefrog Species of the Boophis albilabris Group from the Masoala Peninsula, northeastern Madagascar [Frank Glaw, Mark D. Scherz, David Prötzel & Miguel Vences]
2018-08-22 Leucostethus jota Dendrobatidae A new species of Leucostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the eastern versant of the Central Cordillera of Colombia and the phylogenetic status of Colostethus fraterdanieli [CARLOS M. MARIN, CLAUDIA MOLINA-ZULUAGA, ADRIANA RESTREPO, ESTEFANY CANO, JUAN M. DAZA]
2018-08-23 Mannophryne molinai Aromobatidae Unveiling species diversity in collared frogs through morphological and bioacoustic evidence: a new Mannophryne (Amphibia, Aromobatidae) from Sierra de Aroa, northwestern Venezuela, and an amended definition and call description of M. herminae (Boettger, 1893) [FERNANDO J.M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, MIGUEL E. MATTA-PEREIRA, ENRIQUE LA MARCA]
2018-08-23 Lankanectes pera Nyctibatrachidae A new frog species from rapidly dwindling cloud forest streams of Sri Lanka—Lankanectes pera (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) [GAYANI SENEVIRATHNE, V.A.M.P.K. SAMARAWICKRAMA, NAYANA WIJAYATHILAKA, KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, GAYAN BOWATTE, D.R.N.S. SAMARAWICKRAMA, MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA]
2018-08-28 Ptychadena mutinondoensis Ptychadenidae A new grass frog with rupicolous tadpoles from northern Zambia (Anura: Ptychadenidae) [ALAN CHANNING, FRANK WILLEMS]
2018-08-29 Pristimantis tiktik Craugastoridae A new minute Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador [Paul Székely, Juan Sebastián Eguiguren, Diana Székely, Leonardo Ordóñez-Delgado, Diego Armijos-Ojeda, María Lorena Riofrío-Guamán, Dan Cogălniceanu]
2018-08-31 Leptobrachella bondangensis
Leptobrachella fusca
Megophryidae Two New Species of the Genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Kalimantan, Indonesia [Koshiro Eto, Masafumi Matsui, Amir Hamidy, Misbahul Munir and Djoko Iskandar]
2018-09-19 Adelophryne michelin Eleutherodactylidae Diversity of miniaturized frogs of the genus Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae): A new species from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Eastern Cuba [Ricardo Lourenço-de-Moraes, Iuri R. Dias, Caio V. Mira-Mendes, Renan M. de Oliveira, Adriane Barth, Danilo S. Ruas, Miguel Vences, Mirco Solé, Rogério P. Bastos]
2018-08-31 Boana caiapo Hylidae A New Species of the Boana albopunctata Group (Anura: Hylidae) from the Cerrado of Brazil [Paulo D. P. Pinheiro , Carlos E. D. Cintra , Paula H. Valdujo , Hélder L. R. Silva , Itamar A. Martins , Nelson Jorge da Silva Jr. and Paulo C. A. Garcia]
2018-08-31 Leptobrachium tenasserimense Megophryidae A new species of Leptobrachium (Anura, Megophryidae) from western Thailand [Parinya Pawangkhanant, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Tang Van Duong, Mali Naiduangchan, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom ]
2018-09-03 Proceratophrys ararype Odontophrynidae A New Species of Proceratophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Odontophrynidae) from the Araripe Plateau, Ceará State, Northeastern Brazil [Mangia S, Koroiva R, Sales Nunes PM, Roberto IJ, Avila RW, Sant'Anna AC, Santana DJ, Garda AA]
2018-09-26 Scinax tsachila Hylidae Advertisement calls and DNA sequences reveal a new species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) on the Pacific lowlands of Ecuador [Santiago R. Ron, William E. Duellman, Marcel A. Caminer, Diana Pazmiño]
2018-09-25 Microhyla beilunensis Microhylidae A New Species of Genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Zhejiang Province, China [Meihua ZHANG; Liang FEI; Changyuan YE; Yufan WANG; Bin Wang and Jianping JIANG1
2018-10-01 Mantidactylus schulzi Mantellidae A new riparian Mantidactylus (Brygoomantis) frog from the Tsaratanana and Manongarivo Massifs in northern Madagascar [MIGUEL VENCES, ANDREA HILDENBRAND, KATHARINA M. WARMUTH, FRANCO ANDREONE, FRANK GLAW]
2018-10-02 Hyla perrini Hylidae Genomic Evidence for Cryptic Speciation in Tree Frogs From the Apennine Peninsula, With Description of Hyla perrini sp. nov [Christophe Dufresnes, Glib Mazepa, Nicolas Rodrigues, Alan Brelsford, Spartak N. Litvinchuk, Roberto Sermier, Guillaume Lavanchy, Caroline Betto-Colliard, Olivier Blaser, Amaël Borzée, Elisa Cavoto, Guillaume Fabre, Karim Ghali, Christine Grossen, Agnes Horn, Julien Leuenberger, Barret C. Phillips, Paul A. Saunders, Romain Savary, Tiziano Maddalena, Matthias Stöck, Sylvain Dubey, Daniele Canestrelli and Daniel L. Jeffries]
2018-10-03 Brachycephalus mirissimus Brachycephalidae A new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southern Brazil. [Marcio R. Pie, Luiz F. Ribeiro, André E. Confetti, Mário J. Nadaline, Marcos R. Bornschein]
2018-10-04 Odorrana kweichowensis Ranidae A new species of the odorous frog genus Odorrana (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) from southwestern China [Shize Li, Ning Xu, Jingcai Lv, Jianping Jiang, Gang Wei, Bin Wang]
2018-10-04 Micryletta nigromaculata Microhylidae A New Limestone-dwelling Species of Micryletta (Anura: Microhylidae) from northern Vietnam [Poyarkov, Nguyen, Duong, Gorin & Yang, 2018]
2018-10-18 Tylototriton ngarsuensis Salamandridae A new species of Crocodile Newt Tylototriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Shan State, Myanmar (Burma) [L. LEE GRISMER, PERRY L. JUNIOR WOOD, EVAN S. H. QUAH, MYINT KYAW THURA, ROBERT E. ESPINOZA, MARTA S. GRISMER, MATTHEW L. MURDOCH, AUNG LIN]
2018-10-31 Limnonectes kiziriani Dicroglossidae A new species of Limnonectes (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Vietnam [CUONG THE PHAM, MINH DUC LE, HANH THI NGO, THOMAS ZIEGLER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2018-11-01 Megophrys fansipanensis
Megophrys hoanglienensis
Megophryidae Two new and potentially highly threatened Megophrys Horned frogs (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Indochina’s highest mountains [BENJAMIN TAPLEY, TIMOTHY CUTAJAR, STEPHEN MAHONY, CHUNG THANH NGUYEN, VINH QUANG DAU, ANH MAI LUONG, DZUNG TRUNG LE, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN, CHRISTOPHER PORTWAY, HAO VAN LUONG, JODI J. L. ROWLEY]
2018-11-19 Megophrys flavipunctata
Megophrys himalayana
Megophrys oreocrypta
Megophrys periosa
Megophryidae Cryptic diversity within the Megophrys major species group (Amphibia: Megophryidae) of the Asian Horned Frogs: Phylogenetic perspectives and a taxonomic revision of South Asian taxa, with descriptions of four new species [STEPHEN MAHONY, RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI, EMMA C. TEELING, S. D. BIJU]
2018-11-27 Scinax strussmannae Hylidae New Species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) with Red-Striped Eyes from Brazilian Amazonia [Micah Stinger, Jiri Moravec, Igor Luis Kaefer, Rafael Fraga and Albertina Pimentel Lima]
2018-11-29 Pseudopaludicola matuta Leptodactylidae A new species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae) from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. [Felipe Silva de Andrade, Isabelle Aquemi Haga, Mariana Lúcio Lyra, Thiago Ribeiro de Carvalho, Célio Fernando Baptista Haddad, Ariovaldo Antonio Giaretta, Luís Felipe Toledo]
2018-12-05 Brasilotyphlus dubium Siphonopidae A new species of Brasilotyphlus (Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) and a contribution to the knowledge of the relationship between Microcaecilia and Brasilotyphlus [LARISSA LIMA CORREIA, PEDRO M. SALES NUNES, TONY GAMBLE, ADRIANO OLIVEIRA MACIEL, SERGIO MARQUES-SOUZA, ANTOINE FOUQUET, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, TAMÍ MOTT]
2018-12-05 Siren reticulata Sirenidae Description of an extant salamander from the Gulf Coastal Plain of North America: The Reticulated Siren, Siren reticulata [Sean P. Graham, Richard Kline, David A. Steen, Crystal Kelehear]
2018-12-06 Pristimantis gralarias Craugastoridae A new (singleton) rainfrog of the Pristimantis myersi Group (Amphibia: Craugastoridae) from the northern Andes of Ecuador [JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN, ALEJANDRO ARTEAGA, CARL R. HUTTER]
2018-12-18 Phyzelaphryne nimio Eleutherodactylidae A new species of Phyzelaphryne Heyer, 1977 (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from the Japurá River basin, with a discussion of the diversity and distribution of the genus [PEDRO IVO SIMÕES, JOÃO CARLOS LOPES COSTA, FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA, MARCELO JOSÉ STURARO, PEDRO L. V. PELOSO, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER]
2018-12-18 Microhyla darreli Microhylidae Systematic revision of Microhyla (Microhylidae) frogs of South Asia: a molecular, morphological, and acoustic assessment [Sonali Garg, Robin Suyesh, Abhijit Das, Jianping Jiang, Nayana Wijayathilaka, A. A. Thasun Amarasinghe, Farits Alhadi, Kumar K. Vineeth, N. A. Aravind, Gayani Senevirathne, Madhava Meegaskumbura & S. D. Biju]
2018-12-19 Hyloscirtus hillisi Hylidae A new treefrog from Cordillera del Cóndor with comments on the biogeographic affinity between Cordillera del Cóndor and the Guianan Tepuis (Anura, Hylidae, Hyloscirtus) [Santiago R. Ron, Marcel A. Caminer, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo, Diego Almeida-Reinoso]
2018-12-31 Chiropterotriton aureus,
Chiropterotriton nubilus
Plethodontidae Two new species of Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from central Veracruz, Mexico [Mirna G. García-Castillo, Ángel F. Soto-Pozos, J. Luis Aguilar-López, Eduardo Pineda, and Gabriela Parra-Olea]

2017

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