Neu beschriebene Amphibien

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2021-12-25 Pre-publication 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]
2021-09-25 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 Craugastoridae 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
Craugastoridae 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]
2021-09-10 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]
2021-08-27 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]
2021-07-30 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
Craugastoridae (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 Craugastoridae 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 Craugastoridae 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]
2021-04-28 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 Craugastoridae 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
Craugastoridae 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 Craugastoridae 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 [expand article infoSandra 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 Craugastoridae 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]
2020-12-31 Leptobrachella bashaensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of the genus Leptobrachella Smith, 1925 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Guizhou, China [Jing-Cai Lyu, Liang-Liang Dai, Ping-Fan Wei, Yan-Hong He, Zhi-Yong Yuan, Wen-Li Shi, Sheng-lun Zhou, Si-yu Ran, Zhong-Fan Kuang, Xuan Guo, Gang Wei, Guo Yuan]
2020-12-28 Rhinella exostosica Bufonidae New Species of Leaf-litter Toad of the Rhinella margaritifera Species Group (Anura: Bufonidae) from Amazonia [Miquéias Ferrão, Albertina Pimentel Lima, Santiago Ron, Sueny Paloma dos Santos, James Hanken]
2020-12-22 Leucostethus bilsa Dendrobatidae A new species of Leucostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the Cordillera Mache-Chindul in northwestern Ecuador, with comments on similar Colostethus and Hyloxalus [GREGORY O. VIGLE, LUIS A. COLOMA, JUAN CARLOS SANTOS, SEBASTIAN HERNANDEZ-NIETO, H. MAURICIO ORTEGA-ANDRADE, DANIEL J. PALUH, MORLEY READ]
2020-12-18 Megophrys baishanzuensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Description of a new horned toad of Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Amphibia, Megophryidae) from Zhejiang Province, China [Yanqing Wu, Shize Li, Wei Liu, Bin Wang, Jun Wu]
2020-12-17 Pulchrana sundabarat Ranidae A systematic review of the Pulchrana picturata complex, with the description of a new species from Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, and southern Thailand [Kin Onn Chan, Robin K. Abraham, L. Lee Grismer & Rafe M. Brown]
2020-12-15 Oreobates chiquitanus Craugastoridae (Holoadeninae) On the Identity of Species of Oreobates (Anura: Craugastoridae) from Central South America, with the Description of a New Species from Bolivia [André Pansonato, Ana Motta, Pier Cacciali, Célio F. B. Haddad, Christine Strüssmann, Martin Jansen]
2020-12-10 Limnonectes fastigatus Dicroglossidae A new fanged frog in the Limnonectes kuhlii complex (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from northeastern Cambodia [BRYAN L. STUART, SARA N. SCHOEN, EMMA E.M. NELSON, HEATHER MAHER, THY NEANG, JODI J.L. ROWLEY, DAVID S. MCLEOD]
2020-12-10 Limnonectes phuyenensis Dicroglossidae A new species of Limnonectes (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Vietnam [CUONG THE PHAM, DANG TRONG DO, MINH DUC LE, HANH THI NGO, LUAN THANH NGUYEN, THOMAS ZIEGLER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2020-12-09 Eurycea arenicolor Plethodontidae A New Two-Lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata Complex) from the Sandhills of North Carolina [Bryan L. Stuart, David A. Beamer, Heather L. Farrington, Jeffrey C. Beane, Danielle L. Chek, L. Todd Pusser, Hannah E. Som, David L. Stephan, David M. Sever, Alvin L. Braswell]
2020-12-09 Hypopachus guancasco Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) Integrating phylogenetics, morphology, and osteology to delimit a new species of endemic montane sheep frog (Microhylidae: Hypopachus) from the Lenca Highlands of Honduras (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) [Thomas J. Firneno JR., Michael W. Itgen, Justin L. Jacobs, Chris X. Mcdaniels, Ileana R. Luque-Montes, Larry David Wilson & Josiah H. Townsend]
2020-12-04 Pseudacris collinsorum Hylidae (Acridinae) Hidden Diversity in the Mountain Chorus Frog (Pseudacris brachyphona) and the Diagnosis of a New Species of Chorus Frog in the Southeastern United States [Oscar E. Ospina, Lynee Tieu, Joseph J. Apodaca, Emily Moriarty Lemmon ]
2020-11-28 Raorchestes kollimalai Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A NEW CRYPTIC SPECIES OF BUSH FROG (AMPHIBIA : ANURA : Raorchestes) FROM THE SOUTHERN EASTERN GHATS, INDIA [Gaurang G. Gowande, S.R. Ganesh & Zeeshan A. Mirza]
2020-11-28 Microhyla neglecta Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A NEW CRYPTIC SPECIES OF THE GENUS Microhyla (AMPHIBIA : MICROHYLIDAE) FROM LANGBIAN PLATEAU, VIETNAM [Nikolay A. Poyarkov*, Tan Van Nguyen, Alexey V. Trofimets & Vladislav A. Gorin]
2020-11-26 Sphaerotheca bengaluru Dicroglossidae A new species of Sphaerotheca Günther, 1859 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the degraded urban ecosystems of Bengaluru, Deccan Plateau, India [P. DEEPAK, K.P. DINESH, ANNEMARIE OHLER, KARTIK SHANKER, B.H. CHANNAKESHAVAMURTHY, J.S. ASHADEVI]
2020-11-25 Litoria aplini Pelodryadidae Litoria aplini sp. nov., a new species of treefrog (Pelodryadidae) from Papua New Guinea [Stephen J. Richards; Stephen C. Donnellan]
2020-11-20 Atlantihyla melissa Hylidae (Hylinae) A critically endangered new species of polymorphic stream frog (Anura: Hylidae: Atlantihyla) from the montane rainforest of Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texiguat, Honduras [Josiah H. Townsend, Luis A. Herrera-B., Erich P. Hofmann, Ileana R. Luque-Montess, Ayla N. Ross, Daniel Dudek Jr., Catherine Krygeris, Joseph E. Duchamp & Larry David Wilson]
2020-11-20 Adelophryne amapaensis Eleutherodactylidae (Phyzelaphryninae) A New Amazonian Species of the Diminutive Frog Genus Adelophryne (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Eleutherodactylidae) from the State of Amapá, Northern Brazil [Pedro P. G. Taucce, Carlos E. Costa-Campos, Célio F. B. Haddad, Thiago R. de Carvalho]
2020-11-18 Amolops putaoensis Ranidae A new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from northern Myanmar [Yu-Lu Gan, Tao Qin, Ye htet Lwin, Guo-Gang Li, Rui-Chang Quan, Shuo Liu, Guo-Hua Yu]
2020-11-18 Leptobrachella aspera,
Leptobrachella dorsospina
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Two new Leptobrachella species (Anura, Megophryidae) from the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, southwestern China [Jian Wang, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Shuo Qi, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Wen-Xiang Zhang, Long-Shan Lu, Ying-Yong Wang]
2020-11-17 Blommersia nataliae Mantellidae (Mantellinae) Hidden in plain sight: a new frog species of the genus Blommersia from the oceanic island of Mayotte, Comoros archipelago [David R. Vieites, Sandra Nieto-Román, Marcos Peso Fernández, Javier H. Santos-Santos
2020-11-17 Pristimantis sinschi Craugastoridae A new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the Pui Pui Protected Forest (central Peru), with comments on Pristimantis albertus Duellman & Hedges, 2007 [Jiří Moravec, Edgar Lehr, Karel Kodejš]
2020-11-16 Pristimantis amaguanae,
Pristimantis nankints,
Pristimantis romeroae
Craugastoridae Three new species of frogs of the genus Pristimantis (Anura, Strabomantidae) with a redefinition of the P. lacrimosus species group [Santiago R. Ron, Julio Carrión, Marcel A. Caminer, Yerka Sagredo, María J. Navarrete, Jhael A. Ortega, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo, Gabriela A. Maldonado-Castro, Claudia Terán]
2020-11-14 Pithecopus gonzagai Phyllomedusidae A new cryptic species of Pithecopus (Anura, Phyllomedusidae) in north-eastern Brazil [Felipe Silva de ANDRADE, Isabelle Aquemi HAGA, Johnny Sousa FERREIRA, Shirlei Maria RECCO-PIMENTEL, Luís Felipe TOLEDO & Daniel Pacheco BRUSCHI]
2020-11-12 Scinax feioi Hylidae (Scinaxinae) A new species of the Scinax catharinae species group (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic rainforest of northeastern Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil [ANA CAROLINA C. LOURENÇO, JOÃO VICTOR A. LACERDA, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ, LUCIANA BARRETO NASCIMENTO, JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR]
2020-11-12 Rohanixalus Rhacophoridae Neue Gattung Rohanixalus
New insights on the systematics and reproductive behaviour in tree frogs of the genus Feihyla, with description of a new related genus from Asia (Anura, Rhacophoridae) [S. D. BIJU, SONALI GARG, G. GOKULAKRISHNAN, SIVAPERUMAN CHANDRAKASAN, PANUPONG THAMMACHOTI, JINLONG REN, C. GOPIKA, KARAN BISHT, AMIR HAMIDY, YOGESH SHOUCHE]
2020-11-10 Mantidactylus ambony Mantellidae (Mantellinae) Barcode fishing’ for archival DNA from historical type material overcomes taxonomic hurdles, enabling the description of a new frog species [Mark D. Scherz, Safidy M. Rasolonjatovo, Jörn Köhler, Loïs Rancilhac, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Achille P. Raselimanana, Annemarie Ohler, Michaela Preick, Michael Hofreiter, Frank Glaw & Miguel Vences]
2020-11-06 Microhyla tetrix Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of miniaturised narrow-mouth frog of the genus Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from northern Tenasserim, Thailand [Nikolay A. Poyarkov , Parinya Pawangkhanant , Vladislav A. Gorin , Watinee Juthong & Chatmongkon Suwannapoom ]
2020-11-05 Megophrys anlongensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Description of a new Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China [Shi-Ze Li, Ning-Ning Lu, Jing Liu, Bin Wang]
2020-11-04 Allobates velocicantus Aromobatidae A new nurse frog (Anura: Allobates) from Brazilian Amazonia with a remarkably fast multi-noted advertisement call [Jesus R.D. Souza, Miquéias Ferrão, James Hanken, Albertina P. Lima]
2020-10-28 Rhinella parecis Bufonidae A new species of the Rhinella margaritifera (Laurenti 1768) species group (Anura, Bufonidae) from southern Brazilian Amazonia [ROBSON WALDEMAR ÁVILA, DRAUSIO HONORIO MORAIS, RENATA PEREZ, ANDRÉ PANSONATO, VINICIUS TADEU DE CARVALHO, ROMMEL R. ROJAS, MARCELO GORDO, IZENI PIRES FARIAS]
2020-10-27 Breviceps ombelanonga Brevicipitidae A new species of Rain Frog (Brevicipitidae, Breviceps) endemic to Angola [Stuart V. Nielsen, Werner Conradie, Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Aaron M. Bauer, Matthew P. Heinicke, Edward L. Stanley, David C. Blackburn]
2020-10-22 Megophrys yeae,
Megophrys zhoui
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Multiple data revealed two new species of the Asian horned toad Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura, Megophryidae) from the eastern corner of the Himalayas [Shengchao Shi, Meihua Zhang, Feng Xie, Jianping Jiang, Wulin Liu, Li Ding, Li Luan, Bin Wang]
2020-10-15 Psychrophrynella vilcabambensis Craugastoridae (Holoadeninae) A new species of terrestrial-breeding frog of the genus Psychrophrynella (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera de Vilcabamba, southeastern Peru [F. Peter Condori, Aldemar A. Acevedo, Luis Mamani, Amanda Delgado, and Juan C. Chaparro]
2020-10-15 Nidirana occidentalis Ranidae A new species of Nidirana from the N. pleuraden group (Anura, Ranidae) from western Yunnan, China [ZHI-TONG LYU, YANG CHEN, JIAN-HUAN YANG, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, JIAN WANG, JIAN ZHAO, HAN WAN, HONG PANG, YING-YONG WANG]
2020-10-07 Megophrys qianbeiensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Description of a new horned toad of Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura, Megophryidae) from southwest China [Haijun Su, Shengchao Shi, Yanqing Wu, Guangrong Li, Xiaogang Yao, Bin Wang, Shize Li]
2020-10-07 Microhyla hongiaoensis Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of Microhyla (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Langbian Plateau, central Vietnam [Van Chung HOANG, Mai Anh LUONG, Quang Truong NGUYEN, Nikolai L. ORLOV, Youhua CHEN, Bin WANG, Jianping JIANG]
2020-10-02 Oedipina ecuatoriana,
Oedipina villamizariorum
Plethodontidae Two extremely rare new species of fossorial salamanders of the genus Oedipina (Plethodontidae) from northwestern Ecuador [Carolina Reyes-Puig, David B. Wake, Ramachandran Kotharambath, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Claudia Koch, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Santiago Ron]
2020-10-01 Batrachuperus daochengensis Hynobiidae A new species of the genus Batrachuperus (Urodela: Hynobiidae) from Southwestern China [Jian-Li Xiong, Wei Luo, Xiao-Mao Zeng]
2020-09-30 Litoria watsoni Pelodryadidae A new species of frog in the Litoria ewingii species group (Anura: Pelodryadidae) from south-eastern Australia [MICHAEL MAHONY, BEDE MOSES, STEPHEN V. MAHONY, FRANK L. LEMCKERT, STEPHEN DONNELLAN]
2020-09-25 Raorchestes hillisi,
Raorchestes huanglianshan
Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) Taxonomic Revision of Raorchestes menglaensis (Kou, 1990) (Amphibia: Anura), with Descriptions of Two New Species from Yunnan, China [Ke JIANG; Jinlong REN; Jian WANG; Junfeng GUO; Zeng WANG; Yonghong LIU; Dechun JIANG and Jiatang LI]
2020-09-23 Atelopus moropukaqumir Bufonidae A new species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Peru [VALIA HERRERA-ALVA, VLADIMIR DÍAZ, ERNESTO CASTILLO, CÉSAR RODOLFO, ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI]
2020-09-18 Amazophrynella gardai Bufonidae A new tiny toad species of Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae) from east of the Guiana Shield in Amazonia, Brazil [Sarah Mângia, Ricardo Koroiva, Diego José Santana]
2020-09-16 Pristimantis matildae,
Pristimantis samaniegoi
Craugastoridae Out of the blue: Fifty years after: A taxonomic revision of the amphibian species from the Ecuadorian biodiversity hotspot Abra de Zamora, with description of two new Pristimantis species [Paul Székely, Juan Sebastián Eguiguren, Leonardo Ordóñez-Delgado, Diego Armijos-Ojeda, Diana Székely]
2020-09-09 Adenomera guarayo Leptodactylidae Hiding in Plain Sight: A Fourth New Cryptic Species of the Adenomera andreae Clade (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Southwestern Amazonia [ Thiago R. De Carvalho, Ariadne Angulo, Diego A. Barrera, César Aguilar-Puntriano, Célio F.B. Haddad ]
2020-09-03 Bijurana Ranidae Neue Gattung Bijurana, aus Amnirana nicobariensis wird Bijurana nicobariensis.
A REASSESSMENT OF THE SYSTEMATIC POSITION OF THE ASIAN RANID FROG Hylorana nicobariensis STOLICZKA, 1870 (AMPHIBIA: ANURA) WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF A NEW GENUS [S.R. Chandramouli, Amir Hamidy & A.A. Thasun Amarasinghe]
2020-08-28 Buergeria choui Rhacophoridae (Buergeriinae) A New Species of Buergeria From the Southern Ryukyus and Northwestern Taiwan (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) [Masafumi Matsui, Atsushi Tominaga]
2020-08-28 Microhyla kuramotoi Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Distinct Species Status of a Microhyla from the Yaeyama Group of the Southern Ryukyus, Japan (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) [Masafumi Matsui, Atsushi Tominaga]
2020-08-25 Pristimantis zorro Craugastoridae Out of the blue: A new rain frog species of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the northern Cordillera Central in Colombia [MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, JUAN M. DAZA]
2020-08-21 Noblella worleyae Craugastoridae (Holoadeninae) A new species of Noblella (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the Río Manduriacu Reserve on the Pacific slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes [Carolina Reyes-Puig, Ross J. Maynard, Scott J. Trageser José Vieira, Paul S. Hamilton, Ryan Lynch, Jaime Culebras, Sebastián Kohn, Jorge Brito & Juan M. Guayasamin]
2020-08-21 Leptobrachella neangi Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Cardamom Mountains of Cambodia [BRYAN L. STUART, JODI J. L. ROWLEY]
2020-08-20 Bolitoglossa awajun Plethodontidae Taxonomic status of the Neotropical salamanders Bolitoglossa altamazonica and Bolitoglossa peruviana (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae), with the description of a new species from Northern Peru [JUAN C. CUSI, GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA, ISABELA CARVALHO BRCKO, DAVID B. WAKE, RUDOLF VON MAY]
2020-08-19 Pristimantis chamezensis Craugastoridae A new Terrarana frog of genus Pristimantis from an unexplored cloud forest from the eastern Andes, Colombia [Andrés R. Acosta-Galvis, Ana M. Saldarriaga-Gómez, Beatriz Ramírez, Mario Vargas-Ramírez]
2020-08-14 Platymantis navjoti Ceratobatrachidae A new forest frog of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae: subgenus Tirahanulap) from Leyte and Samar islands, eastern Philippines [ARVIN C. DIESMOS, BRETT R. SCHEFFERS, NEIL ALDRIN D. MALLARI, CAMERON D. SILER, RAFE M. BROWN]
2020-08-11 Micryletta dissimulans Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of Micryletta (Amphibia: Microhylidae) from southern Thailand [Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Tan Van Nguyen, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Vladislav A. Gorin, Siriwadee Chomdej, Jing Che, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2020-08-10 Bufo manauensis Bufonidae Out of Bound: A New Threatened Harlequin Toad (Bufonidae, Atelopus) from the Outer Borders of the Guiana Shield in Central Amazonia Described through Integrative Taxonomy [Rafael F. Jorge, Miquéias Ferrão, Albertina P. Lima]
2020-08-04 Xenorhina salawati,
Xenorhina waigeo
Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Two new microhylid frog species of the genus Xenorhina Peters, 1863 from the Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia [Rainer Günther, Stephen J. Richards, Burhan Tjaturadi, Keliopas Krey]
2020-07-27 Anomaloglossus saramaka,
Anomaloglossus vacheri
Aromobatidae (Anomaloglossinae) Two new species of Anomaloglossus (Anura: Aromobatidae) of the stepheni group from Suriname [ANTOINE FOUQUET, RAWIEN JAIRAM, PAUL OUBOTER, PHILIPPE J. R. KOK]
2020-07-22 Gephyromantis kintana Mantellidae (Mantellinae) Resolving a taxonomic and nomenclatural puzzle in mantellid frogs: synonymization of Gephyromantis azzurrae with G. corvus, and description of Gephyromantis kintana sp. nov. from the Isalo Massif, western Madagascar [Walter Cocca, Franco Andreone, Francesco Belluardo, Gonçalo M. Rosa, Jasmin E. Randrianirina, Frank Glaw, Angelica Crottini]
2020-07-21 Raorchestes franki Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A New Species of the Genus Zhangixalus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam [Hoa Thi NINH, Tao Thien NGUYEN, Nikolai ORLOV, Truong Quang NGUYEN, Thomas ZIEGLER]
2020-07-20 Leptobrachella wulingensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) Smith, 1925 from Wuling Mountains in Hunan Province, China [TIAN-YU QIAN, XIN XIA, YUE CAO, NENG-WEN XIAO, DAO-DE YANG]
2020-07-16 Pseudoeurycea granitum Plethodontidae A New Species of Pseudoeurycea (Amphibia: Caudata) from the Mountains of Central Veracruz, Mexico [Paulina García-Bañuelos, José Luis Aguilar-López, Alfonso Kelly-Hernández, Víctor Vásquez-Cruz, Eduardo Pineda, Sean M. Rovito]
2020-07-04 Tylototriton phukhaensis Salamandridae A New Species of Tylototriton (Urodela: Salamandridae) from Nan Province, Northern Thailand [Pomchote, Khonsue, Thammachoti, Hernandez, Suwannapoom & Nishikawa in Pomchote P, Khonsue W, Thammachoti P, Hernandez A, Peerachidacho P, Suwannapoom C, Onishi Y, Nishikawa]
2020-07-03 Pseudopaludicola coracoralinae Leptodactylidae Reassessment of the taxonomic status of Pseudopaludicola parnaiba (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae), with the description of a new cryptic species from the Brazilian Cerrado [Felipe Silva de ANDRADE, Isabelle Aquemi HAGA, Mariana Lúcio LYRA, Thiago Ribeiro de CARVALHO, Célio Fernando Baptista HADDAD, Ariovaldo Antonio GIARETTA & Luís Felipe TOLEDO]
2020-07-01 Pristimantis afrix,
Pristimantis chocoensis,
Pristimantis cisnerosi
Craugastoridae Relaciones filogenéticas del subgénero Hypodictyon (Anura: Strabomantidae: Pristimantis) con la descripción de tres especies nuevas de la región del Chocó [Carolina Reyes-Puig, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Jhael A. Ortega, Santiago R. Ron]
2020-06-29 Rentapia flavomaculata Bufonidae A revision of the Asian tree toad complex Rentapia hosii (Anura: Bufonidae) with the description of a new species from Peninsular Malaysia) [in Onn Chan, Robin K. Abraham & Baizul Hafsyam Badli-Sham]
2020-06-25 Amolops mahabharatensis Ranidae Description of a New Species of Amolops Cope, 1865 (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Nepal and Nomenclatural Validation of Amolops nepalicus Yang, 1991 [Janak Raj KHATIWADA; Guocheng SHU; Bin WANG; Tian ZHAO; Feng XIE; Jianping JIANG]
2020-06-24 Dryophytes flaviventris Hylidae (Hylinae) Yellow sea mediated segregation between North East Asian Dryophytes species [Amaël Borzée, Kevin R. Messenger, Shinhyeok Chae, Desiree Andersen, Jordy Groffen, Ye Inn Kim, Junghwa An, Siti N. Othman, Kyongsin Ri, Tu Yong Nam, Yoonhyuk Bae, Jin-Long Ren, Jia-Tang Li, Ming-Feng Chuang, Yoonjung Yi, Yucheol Shin, Taejoon Kwon, Yikweon Jang, Mi-Sook Min]
2020-06-24 Phrynopus remotum Craugastoridae (Holoadeninae) A new species of frog (Terrarana, Strabomantidae, Phrynopus) from the Peruvian Andean grasslands [Germán Chávez, Luis Alberto García Ayachi, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2020-06-23 Phyllodytes magnus Hylidae (Lophyohylinae) A new large canopy-dwelling species of Phyllodytes Wagler, 1930 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of the state of Bahia, Northeastern Brazil [Iuri R. Dias, Gabriel Novaes-e-Fagundes, Antonio Mollo Neto, Juliana Zina, Caroline Garcia, Renato Sousa Recoder, Francisco Dal Vechio, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Mirco Solé]
2020-06-22 Leptobrachella chishuiensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of the Asian leaf litter toad genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae) from southwest China [Shi-Ze Li, Jing Liu, Gang Wei, Bin Wang]
2020-06-22 Megophrys chishuiensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new species of the horned toad Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura, Megophryidae) from southwest China [Ning Xu, Shi-Ze Li, Jing Liu, Gang Wei, Bin Wang]
2020-06-19 Zhangixalus jodiae Rhacophoridae
(Rhacophorinae)
A new species of the genus Zhangixalus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam [Tao Thien Nguyen, Hoa Thi Ninh, Truong Quang Nguyen & THomas Ziegler]
2020-06-18 Rana jiulingensis Ranidae A new species of the Rana japonica group (Anura, Ranidae, Rana) from China, with a taxonomic proposal for the R. johnsi group [Han Wan, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Shuo Qi, Jian Zhao, Pi-Peng Li, Ying-Yong Wang]
2020-06-18 Megophrys mirabilis,
Megophrys shimentaina,
Megophrys xiangnanensis,
Megophrys yangmingensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Four new species of Asian horned toads (Anura, Megophryidae, Megophrys) from southern China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Yuan-Qiu Li, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jian Zhao, Zu-Yao Liu, Guo-Xin Guo, Ying-Yong Wang]
2020-06-18 Dendropsophus bilobatus Hylidae (Dendropsophinae) A new species of Dendropsophus (Anura, Hylidae) from southwestern Amazonia with a green bilobate vocal sac [Miquéias Ferrão, Jiří Moravec, James Hanken, Albertina Pimentel Lima]
2020-06-15 Rhombophryne ellae Microhylidae (Cophylinae) Diamond frogs forever: a new species of Rhombophryne Boettger, 1880 (Microhylidae, Cophylinae) from Montagne d’Ambre National Park, northern Madagascar [Mark D. Scherz]
2020-06-05 Cophyla (Platypelis) laetus Microhylidae (Cophylinae) Frogs of the genus Platypelis from the Sorata massif in northern Madagascar: description of a new species and reports of range extensions [Andolalao Rakotoarison, Mark D. Scherz, Jörn Köhler, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Oliver Hawlitschek, Steven Megson, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2020-06-04 Phrynobatrachus ambanguluensis Phrynobatrachidae A new species of Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from the Northern Mountains of Tanzania [Laura Greenwood, Simon P. Loader, Lucinda Lawson, Eli Greenbaum & Breda M. Zimkus]
2020-06-02 Nymphargus adespinosai,
Nymphargus humboldti,
Nymphargus lindae
Centrolenidae Glassfrogs of Ecuador: Diversity, Evolution, and Conservation [Juan M. Guayasamin, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Roy W. McDiarmid, Paula Peña and Carl R. Hutter]
2020-05-27 Micryletta sumatranai Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A New Species of Micryletta (Amphibia: Anura) from Sumatra, Indonesia [Misbahul Munir, Amir Hamidy, Masafumi Matsui, Mirza Dikari Kusrini, Kanto Nishikawa]
2020-05-26 Chiropterotriton casasi,
Chiropterotriton ceronorum,
Chiropterotriton melipona,
Chiropterotriton perotensis,
Chiropterotriton totonacus
Plethodontidae Descriptions of five new species of the salamander genus Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from eastern Mexico and the status of three currently recognized taxa [Gabriela Parra Olea, Mirna G. Garcia-Castillo, Sean M. Rovito, Jessica A. Maisano, James Hanken, David B. Wake]
2020-05-21 Pristimantis rupicola Craugastoridae A New Rupicolous Species of the Pristimantis conspicillatus Group (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Craugastoridae) from Central Bahia, Brazil [Pedro P. G. Taucce, Jamile S. Nascimento, Camila C. Trevisan, Felipe S. F. Leite, Diego J. Santana, Célio F. B. Haddad, Marcelo F. Napoli]
2020-05-21 Tylototriton pasmansi,
Tylototriton pasmansi obsti,
Tylototriton sparreboomi
Salamandridae Integrative taxonomy reveals three new taxa within the Tylototriton asperrimus complex (Caudata, Salamandridae) from Vietnam [Marta Bernardes, Minh Duc Le, Truong Quang Nguyen, Cuong The Pham, Anh Van Pham, Tao Thien Nguyen, Dennis Rödder, Michael Bonkowski, Thomas Ziegler]
2020-05-20 Gracixalus trieng Rhacophoridae
(Rhacophorinae)
A new species of phytotelm breeding frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam [JODI J. L. ROWLEY, DUONG THI THUY LE, HUY DUC HOANG, TRUNG TIEN CAO, VINH QUANG DAU]
2020-05-20 Leptobrachium lunatum Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from north-eastern Cambodia and central Vietnam [Bryan L. Stuart, Hannah E. Som, Thy Neang, Huy Duc Hoang, Duong Thi Thuy Le, Vinh Quang Dau, Kathy Potter & Jodi J. L. Rowley]
2020-05-20 Elachistocleis araios Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) Description and phylogenetic relationships of a new trans-Andean species of Elachistocleis Parker 1927 (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) [JUAN C. SÁNCHEZ-NIVICELA, PEDRO L. V. PELOSO, VERÓNICA L. URGILES, MARIO H. YÁNEZ-MUÑOZ, YERKA SAGREDO, NADIA PÁEZ, SANTIAGO RON]
2020-05-18 Stumpffia froschaueri Microhylidae (Cophylinae) A new stump-toed frog from the transitional forests of NW Madagascar (Anura, Microhylidae, Cophylinae, Stumpffia). [Angelica Crottini, Gonçalo M. Rosa, Samuel G. Penny, Walter Cocca, Marc W. Holderied, Lovasoa M. S. Rakotozafy, Franco Andreone]
2020-05-18 Leptodactylus barrioi,
Leptodactylus kilombo,
Leptodactylus watu
Leptodactylidae Unraveling the species diversity and relationships in the Leptodactylus mystaceus complex (Anura: Leptodactylidae), with the description of three new Brazilian species) [LEANDRO A. DA SILVA, FELIPE M. MAGALHÃES, HANS THOMASSEN, FELIPE S. F. LEITE, ADRIAN A. GARDA, REUBER A. BRANDÃO, CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD, ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, THIAGO R. DE CARVALHO]
2020-05-08 Bolitoglossa coaxtlahuacana Plethodontidae A new species of Bolitoglossa (Amphibia: Plethodontidae) from the central highlands of Guerrero, Mexico [Ricardo Palacios-Aguilar, Antonio Yolocalli Cisneros-Bernal, J. Diego Arias-Montiel, Gabriela Parra-Olea]
2020-05-08 Qosqophryne flammiventris,
Qosqophryne gymnotis,
Qosqophryne mancoinca
Craugastoridae (Holoadeninae) Neue Gattung Qosqophryne
A New Genus of Terrestrial-Breeding Frogs (Holoadeninae, Strabomantidae, Terrarana) from Southern Peru [Alessandro Catenazzi, Luis Mamani, Edgar Lehr and Rudolf von May]
2020-05-06 Mantidactylus radaka Mantellidae Target-enriched DNA sequencing from historical type material enables a partial revision of the Madagascar giant stream frogs (genus Mantidactylus) [Loïs Rancilhac, Teddy Bruy, Mark D. Scherz, Elvis Almeida Pereira, Michaela Preick, Nicolas Straube, Mariana L. Lyra, Annemarie Ohler, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Franco Andreone, Angelica Crottini, Carl R. Hutter, J. Christian Randrianantoandro, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Frank Glaw, Michael Hofreiter and Miguel Vences]
2020-04-28 Megophrys awuh,
Megophrys dzukou,
Megophrys numhbumaeng
Megophryidae Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M. parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species [Mahony S, RG Kamei, EC Teeling, and SD Biju]
2020-04-23 Leptobrachella feii,
Leptobrachella flaviglandulosa,
Leptobrachella niveimontis
Megophryidae How little is known about “the little brown frogs”: description of three new species of the genus Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from Yunnan Province, China [Jin-Min Chen, Kai Xu, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Kai Wang, Zhi-Yong Yuan, Mian Hou, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Jian Wang, Jing Che]
2020-04-22 Oreolalax longmenmontis Megophryidae A new species of the toothed toad Oreolalax (Anura, Megophryidae) from Sichuan Province, China [Yinmeng Hou, Shengchao Shi, Daming Hu, Yue Deng, Jianping Jiang, Feng Xie, Bin Wang]
2020-04-22 Cophyla (Platypelis) ranjomena Microhylidae Genetic variability and partial integrative revision of Platypelis frogs (Microhylidae) with red flash marks from eastern Madagascar [Frank Glaw, Mark D. Scherz, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Angelica Crottini, Achille P. Raselimanana, Franco Andreone, Jörn Köhler, Miguel Vences]
2020-04-20 Physalaemus claptoni Leptodactylidae Amphibians from Serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brasil. VI: A New Species of the Physalemus deimaticus Group (Anura, Leptodactylidae) [FERNANDO LEAL, FELIPE S. F. LEITE, WILLIAM P. DA COSTA, LUCIANA B. NASCIMENTO, PAULO C. A. GARCIA]
2020-04-17 Raorchestes rezakhani Rhacophoridae A new species of cryptic Bush frog (Anura, Rhacophoridae, Raorchestes) from northeastern Bangladesh [Hassan Al-Razi, Marjan Maria, Sabir Bin Muzaffar]
2020-04-01 Leptobrachella suiyangensis Megophryidae A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura, Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China [Tao Luo, Ning Xiao, Kai Gao, Jiang Zhou]
2020-03-27 Bufo (Anaxyrus) monfontanus,
Bufo (Anaxyrus) nevadensis
Bufonidae Two New Cryptic Endemic Toads of Bufo Discovered in Central Nevada, Western United States (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Bufo [Anaxyrus]) [Michelle R. Gordon, Eric T. Simandle, Franziska C. Sandmeier, C. Richard Tracy]
2020-03-27 Hyloxalus arliensis Dendrobatidae Description of a new diminutive Hyloxalus (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Hyloxalinae) from the Magdalena Valley of Colombia [ANDRÉS R. ACOSTA-GALVIS, MARIO VARGAS-RAMÍREZ, MARVIN ANGANOY-CRIOLLO, OSCAR A. IBARRA, SANDRA GONZÁLES]
2020-03-26 Megophrys jiangi Megophryidae A New Species of the Asian Toad Genus Megophrys sensu lato (Anura: Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China [Jing LIU; Shize LI; Gang WEI; Ning XU; Yanlin CHENG; Bin WANG and Jun WU2]
2020-03-19 Necturus moleri,
Necturus mounti
Proteidae Colour and size reveal hidden diversity of Necturus (Caudata: Proteidae) from the Gulf Coastal Plain of the United States [Guyer C, Murray C, Bart HL, Crother BI, Chabarria RE, Bailey MA, Dunn K
2020-03-18 Pristimantis giorgii,
Pristimantis pictus,
Pristimantis pluvian,
Pristimantis moa
Craugastoridae Four new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Craugastoridae) in the eastern Amazon [Elciomar Araújo de Oliveira, Leandro Alves da Silva, Elvis Almeida Pereira Silva, Karen Larissa Auzier Guimarães, Marcos Penhacek, José Gregório Martínez, Luís Reginaldo Ribeiro Rodrigues, Diego José Santana, Emil José Hernández-Ruz]
2020-03-13 Bolitoglossa copinhorum Plethodontidae Integrative Systematic Revision of Bolitoglossa celaque (Caudata: Plethodontidae), with a new species from the Lenca Highlands of Honduras [Michael W. Itgen, Stanley K. Sessions, Larry David Wilson, Josiah H. Townsend]
2020-03-13 Pristimantis ardilae,
Pristimantis bowara
Craugastoridae Two new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) with notes on the distribution of the genus in northeastern Colombia [ALDEMAR A. ACEVEDO, ORLANDO ARMESTO, R. EDUARDO PALMA]
2020-03-11 Eleutherodactylus erythrochomus Eleutherodactylidae A new species of direct-developing frog of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from the Pacific lowlands of Guerrero, Mexico [RICARDO PALACIOS-AGUILAR, RUFINO SANTOS-BIBIANO]
2020-03-10 Boana gracilis Hylidae Resolving the taxonomic puzzle of Boana cinerascens (Spix, 1824), with resurrection of Hyla granosa gracilis Melin, 1941 (Anura: Hylidae) [MARCELO JOSÉ STURARO, JOÃO CARLOS LOPES COSTA, ADRIANO O. MACIEL, GERALDO R. LIMA-FILHO, FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, DANIELA PAREJA MEJIA, SANTIAGO R. RON, PEDRO L. V. PELOSO]
2020-03-10 Boana nigra,
Boana ventrimaculata
Hylidae Systematics of the Boana semilineata species group (Anura: Hylidae), with a description of two new species from Amazonian Ecuador [Marcel A. Caminer, Santiago R. Ron]
2020-03-06 Copiula bisyllaba,
Copiula mosbyae
Microhylidae Two New Frog Species of the Genus Copiula Mehely, 1901 (Anura, Microhylidae, Asterophryinae) from Southern Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2020-03-04 Pristimantis terrapacis Craugastoridae A New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Eastern Slope of the Cordillera Oriental, Arauca, Colombia [Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria, Teddy Angarita-Sierra]
2020-03-03 Phrynobatrachus arcanus,
Phrynobatrachus mbabo
Phrynobatrachidae Evolutionary history of the Cameroon radiation of puddle frogs (Phrynobatrachidae: Phrynobatrachus), with descriptions of two critically endangered new species from the northern Cameroon Volcanic Line [Václav Gvoždík, Tadeáš Nečas, Matej Dolinay, Breda M. Zimkus, Andreas Schmitz, Eric B. Fokam]
2020-03-02 Allobates pacaas Aromobatidae A new nurse frog from Southwestern Amazonian highlands, with notes on the phylogenetic affinities of Allobates alessandroi (Aromobatidae) [Melo-Sampaio PR, Prates I, Pelosos PLV, Recoder R, Dal Vechio F, Marques-Souza S, Rodrigues MT]
2020-03-01 Brachytarsophrys orientalis Megophryidae Review of the genus Brachytarsophrys (Anura: Megophryidae), with revalidation of Brachytarsophrys platyparietus and description of a new species from China [JYao Li, Dan-Dan Zhang, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Jian Wang, Yu-Long Li, Zu-Yao Liu, Hong-Hui Chen, Ding-Qi Rao, Zhi-Fang Jin, Chang-You Zhang, Ying-Yong Wang]
2020-03-01 Amolops tuanjieensis Ranidae A new species of the genus Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from Yunnan, China [Yu-Lu Gan, Guo-Hua Yu, Zheng-Jun Wu]
2020-02-28 Kurixalus gracilloides Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of Kurixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from northern Vietnam with comments on the biogeography of the genus [Tan Van Nguyen, Tang Van Duong, Kien Trung Luu & Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2020-02-26 Sarcohyla floresi Hylidae A new species of Sarcohyla (Anura: Hylidae: Hylini) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero and Estado de México, México. [MOISES KAPLAN, PETER HEIMES, RAFAEL AGUILAR]
2020-02-25 Osteocephalus sangay Hylidae Description and phylogenetic relationships of a new species of treefrog of the Osteocephalus buckleyi species group (Anura: Hylidae). [Valeria D. Chasiluisa, Marcel A. Caminer, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo & Santiago R. Ron]
2020-02-20 Nidirana guangdongensis,
Nidirana mangveni,
Nidirana xiangica
Ranidae Comprehensive approaches reveal three cryptic species of genus Nidirana (Anura, Ranidae) from China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Ke-Yuan Dai, Yao Li, Han Wan, Zhe-Yi Liu, Shuo Qi, Si-Min Lin, Jian Wang, Yu-Long Li, Yang-Jin Zeng, Pi-Peng Li, Hong Pang, Ying-Yong Wang]
2020-01-29 Walkerana muduga Ranixalidae A deeply divergent lineage of Walkerana (Anura: Ranixalidae) from the Western Ghats of Peninsular India [K.P. DINESH, S.P. VIJAYAKUMAR, VIJAY RAMESH, ADITI JAYARAJAN, S.R. CHANDRAMOULI, KARTIK SHANKER]
2020-01-27 Ansonia kanak,
Ansonia kelabitensis
Bufonidae Two New Ansonia from Mountains of Borneo (Anura, Bufonidae) [Masafumi Matsui, Kanto Nishikawa, Koshiro Eto, Mohamad Yazid Hossman]
2020-01-20 Alytes pertinax Alytidae Hybrid zone genomics supports candidate species in Iberian Alytes obstetricans [Christophe Dufresnes & Íñigo Martínez-Solano]
2020-01-16 Nidirana yeae Ranidae A new species of the Asian music frog genus Nidirana (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) from Southwestern China [Gang Wei, Shi-Ze Li, Jing Liu, Yan-Lin Cheng, Ning Xu, Bin Wang]
2020-01-16 Megophrys xianjuensis Megophryidae A new Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt (Amphibia, Megophryidae) from southeastern China [Bin Wang, Yan-Qing Wu, Jun-Wei Peng, Sheng-Chao Shi, Ning-Ning Lu, Jun Wu]
2020-01-16 Megophrys caobangensis Megophryidae A new species of Megophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam [RUONG QUANG NGUYEN, CUONG THE PHAM, TAO THIEN NGUYEN, ANH MAI LUONG, THOMAS ZIEGLER]
2019-12-31 Liurana himalayana,
Liurana indica,
Liurana minuta
Ceratobatrachidae On the Liurana (Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) of India with the description of three new species from Tale Valley Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalayas [Bhaskar Saikia, Bikramjit Sinha]
2019-12-31 Kurixalus absconditus Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new tree frog of the genus Kurixalus Ye, Fei & Dubois, 1999 (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from West Kalimantan, Indonesia [Mediyansyah Mediyansyah, Amir Hamidy, Misbahul Munir, Masafumi Matsui]
2019-12-25 Amolops pallasitatus Ranidae Description of a New Species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from Tibet, China [Shuo QI; Zhengyan ZHOU; Zhitong LYU; Yuyan LU; Han WAN; Mian HOU; Keji GUO and Pipeng LI1]
2019-12-20 Sarcohyla toyota Hylidae A rare new treefrog of the genus Sarcohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Guerrero, Mexico. [CHRISTOPH I. GRÜNWALD, HECTOR FRANZ-CHÁVEZ, KAREN I. MORALES-FLORES, IVAN T. AHUMADA-CARRILLO, JASON M. JONES]
2019-12-19 Ameerega imasmari,
Ameerega panguana
Dendrobatidae Systematics of the Ameerega rubriventris complex (Anura: Dendrobatidae) with descriptions of two new cryptic species from the East-Andean versant of Peru [JASON L. BROWN, KAREN SIU-TING, RUDOLF VON MAY, EVAN TWOMEY, WILSON X. GUILLORY, MICHAEL S. DEUTSCH, GERMÁN CHÁVEZ]
2019-12-17 Osteocephalus omega Hylidae The last one: A new species of Osteocephalus (Anura: Hylidae) from Colombia, with comments on the morphological and behavioral diversity within the genus. [William E. Duellman]
2019-12-16 Zhangixalus pachyproctus Rhacophoridae A new species of Zhangixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae), previously confused with Zhangixalus smaragdinus (Blyth, 1852) [GUOHUA YU, HONG HUI, MIAN HOU, ZHENGJUN WU, DINGQI RAO, JUNXING YANG]
2019-12-11 Ischnocnema bocaina Brachycephalidae A new species of Ischnocnema Reinhardt and Lütken, 1862 (Anura: Brachycephalidae) of the I. lactea species series from southeastern Brazil [PEDRO P. G. TAUCCE, BÁRBARA F. ZAIDAN, HUSSAM ZAHER, PAULO C. A. GARCIA]
2019-12-06 Rhacophorus vanbanicus Plethodontidae A New Species of Rhacophorus Genus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae) from Van Ban District, Lao Cai Province, Northern Vietnam [Ivan I. Kropachev, Nikolai L. Orlov, Hoa Thi Ninh, Tao Thien Nguyen]
2019-12-02 Salamandra algira atlantica Salamandridae A new subspecies of African fire salamander Salamandra algira (Urodela, Salamandridae) from the Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco [Axel Hernandez, Daniel Escoriza]
2019-11-15 Leptobrachella namdongensis Megophryidae A new species of Leptobrachella Smith 1925 (Anura: Megophryidae) from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam [Hoang Van Chung, Nguyen Thien Tao, Luu Quang Vinh, Nguyen Quang Truong & Jiang Jianping]
2019-11-11 Megophrys shunhuangensis Megophryidae A new species of the genus Megophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Hunan, China [LU WANG, XUEJIAN DENG, YONG LIU, QIANQIAN WU, ZHAO LIU]
2019-10-30 Caecilia museugoeldi Caeciliidae A new species of Caecilia (Gymnophiona, Caeciliidae) from the Magdalena valley region of Colombia [Andrés R. Acosta-Galvis, Mauricio Torres, Paola Pulido-Santacruz]
2019-10-14 Megophrys angka Megophryidae A new species of the genus Xenophrys (Anura:Megophryidae) from northern Thailand [Yun-He Wu,Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Parinya Paawangkhanant, Kai Xu, Jie-Qiong Jin, Robert W. Murphy,Jing Che]
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]
2019-09-25 Scinax fontanarrosai Hylidae A review of the elusive bicolored iris Snouted Treefrogs (Anura: Hylidae:Scinax uruguayus group) [Diego Baldo, Katyuscia Araujo-Vieira, Dario Cardozo, Claudio Borteiro, Fernando Leal, Martín O. Pereyra, Francisco Kolenc, Mariana L. Lyra, Paulo C. A. Garcia, Célio F. B. Haddad, Julián Faivovich]
2019-10-01 Raorchestes cangyuanensis Rhacophoridae A new species of the genus Raorchestes (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Yunnan Province, China. [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]
2019-09-11 Bufotes cypriensis,
Bufotes perrini
Bufonidae Fifteen shades of green: The evolution of Bufotes toads revisited [Christophe Dufresnes, Glib Mazepa, Daniel Jablonski, Ricardo Caliari Oliveira, Tom Wenseleers, Dmytro A.Shabanov, Markus Auer, Raffael Ernst, Claudia Koch, Héctor E.Ramírez-Chavesj, Kevin Patrick Mulder, Evgeniy Simonov, Arthur Tiutenko, Dmytro Kryvokhyzha, Paul L.Wennekes, Oleksandr I.Zinenko, Oleksiy V.Korshunov, Awadh M.Al-Johany, Evgeniy A.Peregontsev, Rafaqat Masroor, Caroline Betto-Colliard, Mathieu Denoël, Leo J. Borkiny, Dmitriy V. Skorinov, Roza A. Pasynkova, Lyudmila F.Mazanaeva, Juriy M. Rosanov ,Sylvain Dubey, Spartak Litvinchuk]
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]