Neu beschriebene Amphibien

Informationen über neu beschriebene Amphibien und Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen

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2022-08-03 Allobates kamilae Aromobatidae (Allobatinae) A new nurse frog of the Allobates tapajos species complex (Anura: Aromobatidae) from the upper Madeira River, Brazilian Amazonia [Miquéias Ferrão, James Hanken, Albertina P. Lima]
2022-07-21 Ansonia infernalis Bufonidae A new species of stream toad of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from Nakhon Si Thammarat Range in southern Thailand [CHATMONGKON SUWANNAPOOM, L. LEE GRISMER, PARINYA PAWANGKHANANT, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV]
2022-07-21 Hynobius sengokui Hynobiidae (Hynobiinae) Taxonomic reappraisal of Hynobius tokyoensis, with description of a new species from northeastern Honshu, Japan (Amphibia: Caudata) [MASAFUMI MATSUI, YASUCHIKA MISAWA, NATSUHIKO YOSHIKAWA, KANTO NISHIKAWA]
2022-07-19 Desmognathus gvnigeusgwotli,
Desmognathus kanawha,
Desmognathus mavrokoilius
Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) Nomenclatural solutions for diagnosing ‘cryptic’ species using molecular and morphological data facilitate a taxonomic revision of the Black-bellied Salamanders (Urodela, Desmognathus ‘quadramaculatus’) from the southern Appalachian Mountains [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, DAVID A. BEAMER]
2022-07-18 Pelophylax mongolicus (comb. nov.) Ranidae Taxonomic status of Rana nigromaculata mongolia and the validity of Pelophylax tenggerensis (Anura, Ranidae) [SHENGBO ZHOU, LI HE, SIYU MA, SHUJUN XU, QIANG ZHAI, PING GUAN, HUI WANG, JINGSONG SHI]
2022-07-14 Amolops shihaitaoi Ranidae A cryptic species of the Amolops ricketti species group (Anura, Ranidae) from China–Vietnam border regions [Jian Wang, Jing Li, Lingyun Du, Mian Hou, Guohua Yu]
2022-07-11 Amolops wangyali Ranidae A review of torrent frogs (Amolops: Ranidae) from Bhutan, the description of a new species, and reassessment of the taxonomic validity of some A. viridimaculatus group species aided by archival DNA sequences of century-old type specimens [Stephen Mahony, Tshering Nidup, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Emma C. Teeling & Rachunliu G. Kamei]
2022-07-01 Occidozyga lingnanica (sp. nov.)
Occidozyga obscura (comb. nov.)
Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) Taxonomic clarifications on the floating frogs (Anura: Dicroglossidae: Occidozyga sensu lato) in southeastern China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Jian Wang, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Lin Luo, Yan-Wu Zhang, Chun-Peng Guo, Jin-Long Ren, Shuo Qi, Yun-Ming Mo, Ying-Yong Wang]
2022-06-29 Micryletta subaraji Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Morphology, phylogeny, and species delimitation of Micryletta (Anura: Microhylidae) reveals a new species from Singapore [Ananthanarayanan Sankar, Ingg Thong Law, Ing Sind Law, Rasu Shivaram, Robin K. Abraham, Kin Onn Chan]
2022-06-24 Pristimantis symptosus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Rediscovery, redescription and identity of Pristimantis nebulosus (Henle, 1992), and description of a new terrestrial-breeding frog from montane rainforests of central Peru (Anura, Strabomantidae)” in Northeast Brazil Jörn Köhler, Ernesto Castillo-Urbina, César Aguilar-Puntriano, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2022-06-23 Kurixalus inexpectatus Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) Description of a new Kurixalus species (Rhacophoridae, Anura) and a northwards range extension of the genus [Kevin R. Messenger, Siti N. Othman, Ming-Feng Chuang, Yi Yang, Amaël Borzée]
2022-06-22 Nidirana shiwandashanensis Ranidae A New Species of Nidirana (Anura, Ranidae) from Southern Guangxi, China [Weicai CHEN, Wanxiao PENG, Peng LI and Youjun LIU]
2022-06-22 Leptobrachella yunyangensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A New Species of the Asian Leaf Litter Toad Genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae) from Chongqing City, Southwest China [Tao LUO, Weifeng WANG, Dong PENG, Bo LEI, Huaiqing DENG, Shengnan JI, Heqing HUANG and Jiang ZHOU]
2022-06-16 Pristimantis crepitaculus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Back from the deaf: integrative taxonomy revalidates anearless and mute species, Hylodes grandoculis van Lidth de Jeude, 1904, and confirms a new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Eastern Guiana Shield” [Antoine Fouquet, Pedro Peloso, Rawien Jairam, Albertina P. Lima, Alexander T. Mônico, Rafael Ernst, Philippe J.R.Kok]
2022-06-14 Anstisia (gen. nov.) Myobatrachidae A new genus for four myobatrachid frogs from the South Western Australian Ecoregion [GRANT N. WEBSTER, IAN BOOLN]
2022-06-09 Rhinella angeli,
Rhinella unapensis
Bufonidae Two new surprising species of leaf-litter toad of the Rhinella margaritifera species group (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Peruvian Amazon, Loreto—Peru [ROMMEL R. ROJAS, PEDRO PEREZ PEÑA, ROBSON W. ÁVILA, VINICIUS TADEU DE CARVALHO, RENATA PEREZ, IZENI PIRES FARIAS, MARCELO GORDO, TOMAS HRBEK]
2022-06-08 Xenophrys truongsonensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new species of Xenophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Truong Son Range, Vietnam [ANH MAI LUONG, CHUNG VAN HOANG, CUONG THE PHAM, TAO THIEN, NIKOLAI ORLOV, THOMAS ZIEGLER, TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN]
2022-06-06 Stumpffia lynnae Microhylidae (Cophylinae) An unexpected new red-bellied Stumpffia (Microhylidae) from forest fragments in central Madagascar highlights remaining cryptic diversity [Katherine E. Mullin, Manoa G. Rakotomanga, Jeff Dawson, Frank Glaw, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Pablo Orozco-terWengel, Mark D. Scherz]
2022-06-03 Leptobrachella shimentaina Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new Leptobrachella species (Anura, Megophryidae) from South China, with comments on the taxonomic status of L. chishuiensis and L. purpurus [Jian Wang, Shuo Qi, Ke-Yuan Dai, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Hong-Hui Chen, Yuan-Qiu Li, Yong-You Zhao, Yun-Ze Wang, Ying-Yong Wang]
2022-06-02 Tylototriton houi
Echinotriton raffaellii
Salamandridae Towards completing the crocodile newts’ puzzle with all-inclusive phylogeographic resources [Christophe Dufresnes, Axel Hernandez]
2022-05-26 Gephyromantis fiharimpe
Gephyromantis matsilo
Gephyromantis oelkrugi
Gephyromantis portonae
Mantellidae (Mantellinae) An integrative taxonomic revision and redefinition of Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) malagasius based on archival DNA analysis reveals four new mantellid frog species from Madagascar [expand article infoMiguel Vences, Jörn Köhler, Angelica Crottini, Michael Hofreiter, Carl R. Hutter, Louis du Preez, Michaela Preick, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Loïs Rancilhac, Achille P. Raselimanana, Gonçalo M. Rosa, Mark D. Scherz, Frank Glaw]
2022-05-18 Andrias jiangxiensis Cryptobranchidae Discovery of a wild, genetically pure Chinese giant salamander creates new conservation opportunities [Jing Chai, Chen-Qi Lu, Mu-Rong Yi, Nian-Hua Dai, Xiao-Dong Weng, Ming-Xiao Di, Yong Peng, Yong Tang, Qing-Hua Shan, Kai Wang, Huan-Zhang Liu, Hai-Peng Zhao, Jie-Qiong Jin, Ru-Jun Cao, Ping Lu, Lai-Chun Luo, Robert W. Murphy, Ya-Ping Zhang, Jing Che]
2022-05-03 Theloderma hekouense Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new cryptic species in the Theloderma rhododiscus complex (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from China–Vietnam border regions [Lingyun Du, Jian Wang, Shuo Liu, Guohua Yu]
2022-05-03 Desmognathus pascagoula Plethodontidae (Plethodontinae) A new, narrowly endemic species of swamp-dwelling dusky salamander (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Gulf Coastal Plain of Mississippi and Alabama [R. ALEXANDER PYRON, KYLE A. O’CONNELL, JENNIFER Y. LAMB, DAVID A. BEAMER]
2022-04-29 Bolitoglossa cathyledecae Plethodontidae A new salamander of the genus Bolitoglossa (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the highlands of western Panama [MARCOS PONCE, DEIVY NAVARRO, ROGER MORALES, ABEL BATISTA]
2022-04-20 Tylototriton tongziensis Salamandridae Description of a new species of the newt genus Tylototriton sensu lato (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from southwestern China [SHI-ZE LI, JING LIU, SHENG-CHAO SHI, GANG WEI, BIN WANG]
2022-04-04 Craugastor bitonium,
Craugastor candelariensis,
Craugastor cueyatl,
Craugastor polaclavus,
Craugastor portilloensis,
Craugastor rubinus
Craugastoridae Miniaturization in Direct-Developing Frogs from Mexico with the Description of Six New Species [Tom J.M. Jameson, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Luigi Manuelli, Jason J. Head, Eric N. Smith]
2022-03-29 Hynobius owariensis Hynobiidae Taxonomic Re-examination of the Yamato Salamander Hynobius vandenburghi: Description of a New Species from Central Honshu, Japan [Hirotaka SUGAWARA, Takeshi FUJITANI, Shota SEGUCHI, Takuo SAWAHATA, Masahiro NAGANO]
2022-03-29 Hynobius geiyoensis
Hynobius sumidai
Hynobiidae Molecular Phylogenetic and Morphological Problems of the Aki Salamander Hynobius akiensis: Description of Two New Species from Chugoku, Japan [Hirotaka SUGAWARA, Jun-ichi NAITO, Takayuki IWATA, Masahiro NAGANO]
2022-03-21 Rhacophorus trangdinhensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A New Species of Rhacophorus Genus (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae) from Lang Son Province, Northern Vietnam [Ivan I. Kropachev, Alexey A. Evsyunin, Nikolai L. Orlov, Tao Thien Nguyen]
2022-03-18 Hyalinobatrachium mashpi,
Hyalinobatrachium nouns
Centrolenidae Two new glassfrogs (Centrolenidae: Hyalinobatrachium) from Ecuador, with comments on the endangered biodiversity of the Andes [Juan M. Guayasamin, Rebecca M. Brunner, Anyelet Valencia-Aguilar, Daniela Franco-Mena, Eva Ringler, Anderson Medina Armijos, Carlos Morochz, Lucas Bustamante, Ross J. Maynard, Jaime Culebras]
2022-03-14 Phantasmarana curucutuensis,
Phantasmarana tamuia
Hylodidae Unveiling the diversity of Giant Neotropical Torrent frogs (Hylodidae): phylogenetic relationships, morphology, and the description of two new species [Fábio P. de Sá, Thais H. Condez, Mariana L. Lyra, Célio F. B. Haddad & Leo R. Malagoli]
2022-03-11 Proceratophrys velhochico Odontophrynidae A New Species of Proceratophrys (Anura: Odontophrynidae) from Boqueirão da Onça, Northern Bahia State, Brazil [Sarah Mângia, Felipe de Medeiros Magalhães, Felipe Sá Fortes Leite, Diego Gomiero Cavalheri, Adrian Antonio Garda]
2022-03-07 Allobates paleci Aromobatidae (Allobatinae) A new Amazonian species of Allobates Zimmermann & Zimmermann, 1988 (Aromobatidae) with a trilled advertisement call [Leandro A. Silva, Ricardo Marques, Henrique Folly, Diego J. Santana]
2022-02-24 Onychodactylus pyrrhonotus Hynobiidae A New Salamander of the Genus Onychodactylus from Central Honshu, Japan (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) [Natsuhiko Yoshikawa, Masafumi Matsui]
2022-02-23 Philoria knowlesi Limnodynastidae A new species of Philoria (Anura: Limnodynastidae) from the uplands of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area of eastern Australia [MICHAEL J MAHONY, HARRY B HINES, TERRY BERTOZZI, STEPHEN V MAHONY, DAVID A NEWELL, JOHN M CLARKE, STEPHEN C DONNELLAN]
2022-02-23 Stumpffia bishopi Microhylidae (Cophylinae) Discovery of frogs of the Stumpffia hara species group (Microhylidae, Cophylinae) on Montagne d’Ambre in northern Madagascar, with description of a new species [Andolalao Rakotoarison, Frank Glaw, Safidy M. Rasolonjatovo, Jary H. Razafindraibe, Miguel Vences, Mark D. Scherz]
2022-02-22 Pristimantis relictus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the “Brejos de Altitude” in Northeast Brazil [IGOR JOVENTINO ROBERTO, DANIEL LOEBMANN, MARIANA L. LYRA, CÉLIOF.B HADDAD, ROBSON WALDEMAR ÁVILA]
2022-02-21 Euphlyctis jaladhara Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Discovery of a new species of Euphlyctis (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the western coastal plains of peninsular India [K.P. DINESH, B.H. CHANNAKESHAVAMURTHY, P. DEEPAK, A. SHABNAM, AVRAJJAL GHOSH, KAUSHIK DEUTI]
2022-02-18 Brachytarsophrys qiannanensis Megophryidae (Megophryinae) A new toad species of the genus Brachytarsophrys Tian & Hu, 1983 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China [Shize Li, Jing Liu, Guiping Yang, Gang Wei, Haijun Su]
2022-02-16 Synapturanus danta Microhylidae (Otophryninae) A needle in a haystack: Integrative taxonomy reveals the existence of a new small species of fossorial frog (Anura, Microhylidae, Synapturanus) from the vast lower Putumayo basin, Peru [Germán Chávez, Michelle E. Thompson, David A. Sánchez, Juan Carlos Chávez-Arribasplata, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2022-02-16 Elachistocleis sikuani,
Elachistocleis tinigua
Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) Two new species of Elachistocleis Parker, 1927 (Anura: Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae) from Colombia [ANDRÉS R. ACOSTA-GALVIS, JOÃO F. R. TONINI, RAFAEL O. DE SÁ]
2022-02-16 Theloderma khoii Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of mossy frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Northeastern Vietnam [Hoa Thi Ninh, Tao Thien Nguyen, Huy Quoc Nguyen, Ngoc Van Hoang, Sonephet Siliyavong, Thinh Van Nguyen, Dzung Trung Le, Quyet Khac Le, Thomas Ziegler]
2022-02-15 Gastrotheca flavodactyla,
Gastrotheca trachyplevra
Hemiphractidae (Hemiphractinae) Two new species of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Central Andes of northern Peru [Lourdes Y. Echevarría, Daniel J. Paluh, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Pablo J. Venegas, Alessandro Catenazzi, Renzo Pradel & Santiago Castroviejo-Fisheri]
2022-02-14 Microhyla nakkavaram Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Hiding in Plain Sight: Rain Water Puddles in Nicobar Islands of India Reveal Abundance of a New Frog Species of the Genus Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Microhylidae) [Sonali Garg, Chandrakasan Sivaperuman, G. Gokulakrishnan, S. R. Chandramouli, and S. D. Biju]
2022-02-10 Boulenophrys fengshunensis,
Boulenophrys hungtai,
Boulenophrys puningensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Description of three new Boulenophrys species from eastern Guangdong, China, emphasizing the urgency of ecological conservation in this region (Anura, Megophryidae) [JIAN WANG, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, ZHI-TONG LYU, SHUO QI, ZU-YAO LIU, HONG-HUI CHEN, YU-HONG LU, HUI-WEN XIAO, CAN-RONG LIN, KAI CHEN, YING-YONG WANG]
2022-02-08 Diasporus lynchi Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) A new golden species of Diasporus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from southwestern Colombia, with evaluation of the phylogenetic significance of morphological characters in Diasporus [Jhon Jairo Ospina Sarria, David Andrés Velásquez Trujillo, Christian Oswaldo Castaño Saavedra, Luis Fernando Castillo, Wilmar Bolívar-García]
2022-02-03 Pristimantis cryptopictus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Genética, bioacústica y morfología revelan una nueva especie oculta en Pristimantis dorsopictus (Anura: Strabomantidae) [Eliza Patiño-Ocampo, Sebastián Duarte-Marín and Mauricio Rivera Correa]
2022-02-03 Scinax albertinae Hylidae
(Scinaxinae)
A New Snouted Treefrog of the Genus Scinax (Anura, Hylidae) from the White-Sand Forests of Central Amazonia [Miquéias Ferrão, Jiří Moravec, Anthony S. Ferreira, Leandro J. C. L. Moraes, James Hanken]
2022-01-31 Eleutherodactylus potosiensis Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) Molecular phylogeny of the subgenus Syrrhophus (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae), with the description of a new species from Eastern Mexico [Raquel Hernández-Austria, Uri O. García-Vázquez, Christoph I. Grünwald & Gabriela Parra-Olea]
2022-01-26 Pristimantis blasi Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A New Species of Red-eyed frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Western Slope of the Cordillera Occidental, Risaralda, Colombia [SEBASTIÁN DUARTE-MARÍN, MANUELA MONTOYA-MARÍN, JACKELINE RIVERA-GÓMEZ]
2022-01-24 Tylototriton daloushanensis Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from the Eastern Dalou Mountains in Guizhou, China [Tao Luo, Shasha Yan, Ning Xiao, Wei Li, Huaiqing Deng, Jiang Zhou]
2022-01-19 Conraua kamancamarai Conrauidae A new slippery frog (Amphibia, Conrauidae, Conraua Nieden, 1908) from the Fouta Djallon Highlands, west-central Guinea [Karla Neira-Salamea, Joseph Doumbia, Annika Hillers, Laura Sandberger-Loua, N’Goran G. Kouamé, Christian Brede, Marvin Schäfer, David C. Blackburn, Michael F. Barej, Mark-Oliver Rödel]
2022-01-18 Pristimantis postducheminorum Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) with a colourful venter from the cloud forests of Colombian western Andes [PABLO PALACIOS-RODRÍGUEZ, JUAN M. DAZA, LUIS A. MAZARIEGOS-H., UBIEL RENDÓN, ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA]
2022-01-10 Pristimantis gretathunbergae Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new rainfrog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura, Brachycephaloidea) from central and eastern Panama [Konrad Mebert, Macario González-Pinzón, Madian Miranda, Edgardo Griffith, Milan Vesely, P. Lennart Schmid, Abel Batista]
2022-01-10 Pristimantis burtoniorum,
Pristimantis maryanneae
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Strong differentiation between amphibian communities on two adjacent mountains in the Upper Rio Pastaza watershed of Ecuador, with descriptions of two new species of terrestrial frogs [Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Carolina Reyes-Puig, Daniela Franco-Mena, Lou Jost, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz]
2021-12-31 Pristimantis gagliardi,
Pristimantis okmoi
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Two New Cryptic Pristimantis (Anura, Craugastoridae) from the Southern Amazon Basin of Peru with Taxonomic Comments on Pristimantis imitatrix (Duellman, 1978) [H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, Jessica L. Deichmann, Juan C. Chaparro]
2021-12-27 Vietnamophryne cuongi Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) A New Species of Vietnamophryne with an Extended Description of Vietnamophryne orlovi [Thanh Vinh Nguyen, Chung Van Hoang, Jiang Jianping, Nikolai L. Orlov, Hoa Thi Ninh, Huy Quoc Nguyen, Tao Thien Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler]
2021-12-27 Noblella mindo Strabomantidae (Holoadeninae) A new species of the genus Noblella (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from Ecuador, with new information for Noblella worleyae [Carolina Reyes-Puig, Juan M. Guayasamin, Claudia Koch, David Brito-Zapata, Matthijs Holland-ers, Melissa Costales, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia]
2021-12-25 Odorrana liboensis Ranidae A New Species of Odorous Frog Genus Odorrana (Anura, Ranidae) from Southern Guizhou Province, China [Tao LUO; Siwei WANG; Ning XIAO; Yali WANG and Jiang ZHOU]
2021-12-25 Minervarya pentali Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) DNA Barcoding and Systematic Review of Minervaryan Frogs (Dicroglossidae: Minervarya) of Peninsular India: Resolution of a Taxonomic Conundrum with Description of a New Species [Sonali GARG and S. D. BIJU]
2021-12-23 Pristimantis kiruhampatu,
Pristimantis paulpittmani
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Amazonas Department in Northeastern Peru [Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi and Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-12-20 Osteocephalus melanops Hylidae
(Lophyohylinae)
A NEW SPECIES OF OSTEOCEPHALUS STEINDACHNER, 1862 (ANURA, HYLIDAE), FROM BRAZILIAN AMAZONIA [Paulo Roberto Melo-Sampaio, Miquéias Ferrão, Leandro João Carneiro de Lima Moraes]
2021-12-17 Ischnocnema crassa Brachycephalidae A new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the mountainous region of Atlantic Forest, southeastern Brazil, with a new phylogeny and diagnose for Ischnocnema parva series [THIAGO SILVA-SOARES, RODRIGO BARBOSA FERREIRA, IAGO SILVA ORNELLAS, CÁSSIO Z. ZOCCA, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ]
2021-12-13 Schismaderma branchi Bufonidae A new species of red toad, Schismaderma Smith, 1849 (Anura: Bufonidae), from central Angola [NINDA L. BAPTISTA, PEDRO VAZ PINTO, CHAD KEATES, SHELLEY EDWARDS, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL, WERNER CONRADIE]
2021-12-10 Kurixalus qionglaiensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of the genus Kurixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Sichuan Province, southwestern China [Chun-Peng Guo, Mao-Jun Zhong, Ka Wah Leung, Xiao-Yi Wang, Jun-Hua Hu]
Hinweis: Kurixalus qionglaiensis gilt als Synonym von Kurixalus silvaenaias (siehe Amphibians Species of the World)
2021-12-05 Occidozyga shiwandashanensis Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A new species of Occidozyga Kuhl and van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Southern Guangxi, China [Wei-Cai Chen, Wan-Xiao Peng, You-Jun Liu, Zhong Huang, Xiao-Wen Liao, Yun-Ming Mo]
2021-12-03 Ansonia karen Bufonidae Hidden tribe: A new species of Stream Toad of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from the poorly explored mountainous borderlands of western Thailand [Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, L. Lee Grismer, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Mali Naiduangchan, Platon V. Yushchenko, Dmitriy V. Arkhipov, Jeffery A. Wilkinson, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-12-02 Gephyromantis marokoroko Mantellidae (Mantellinae) A fantastic new species of secretive forest frog discovered from forest fragments near Andasibe, Madagascar [Carl R. Hutter, Zo F. Andriampenomanana, Ginah Tsiorisoa Andrianasolo, Kerry A. Cobb, Jary H. Razafindraibe, Robin K. Abraham, Shea M. Lambert]
2021-12-02 Boulenophrys yaoshanensis,
Boulenophrys yingdeensis,
Boulenophrys yunkaiensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Three new species of the genus Boulenophrys (Anura, Megophryidae) from southern China [SHUO QI, JIAN WANG, YUN-MING MO, ZHAO-CHI ZENG, YANG-JIN ZENG, KE-YUAN DAI, YUAN-QIU LI, L. LEE GRISMER, YING-YONG WANG]
2021-12-01 Gephyromantis pedronoi Mantellidae (Mantellinae) Target-enriched DNA sequencing clarifies the identity of name-bearing types of the Gephyromantis plicifer complex and reveals a new species of mantellid frog from Madagascar [Miguel Vences, Jörn Köhler, Franco Andreone, Ann-Kristin Craul, Angelica Crottini, Louis du Preez, Michaela Preick, Lois Rancilhac, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Mark D. Scherz, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Michael Hofreiter & Frank Glaw]
2021-12-01 Pristimantis daquilemai Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Description of a new minute frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Cordillera del Condor, Ecuador [DAVID BRITO-ZAPATA, CAROLINA REYES-PUIG, DIEGO CISNEROS-HEREDIA, DANIEL ZUMEL, SANTIAGO R. RON]
2021-11-24 Alytes almogavarii inigoi (ssp. nov.) Alytidae Phylogeographic advances in midwife toads (Alytes) support the existence of a novel taxon endemic to the Central Pyrenees [Christophe Dufresnes & Axel Hernandez]
2021-11-21 Litoria balatus,
Litoria quiritatus
Pelodryadidae Two new frog species from the Litoria rubella species group from eastern Australia [J. J. L. ROWLEY, M. J. MAHONY, H. B. HINES, S. MYERS, L.C. PRICE, G.M. SHEA, S. C. DONNELLAN]
2021-11-19 Tylototriton umphangensis Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Urodela, Salamandridae) from western Thailand [Porrawee Pomchote, Parada Peerachidacho, Axel Hernandez, Pitak Sapewisut, Wichase Khonsue, Panupong Thammachoti, Kanto Nishikawa]
2021-11-18 Leptobrachella damingshanensisi Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from central Guangxi, China [Wei-Cai Chen, Gui-Dong Yu, Zhi-Ying Cheng, Tao Meng, Hai Wei, Guang-Yong Zhou, Yan-Wu Lu]
2021-11-18 Micryletta melanops Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of Micryletta (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from the Langbian Plateau in southern Vietnam [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Tan Van Nguyen, Jian-Huan Yang, Vladislav A. Gorin]
2021-11-18 Brachycephalus puri Brachycephalidae New species of flea-toad, genus Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Atlantic Forest of Espírito Santo, Brazil [DIEGO ALMEIDA-SILVA, THIAGO SILVA-SOARES, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES, VANESSA KRUTH VERDADE]
2021-11-17 Cophixalus brevidigitus,
Cophixalus melanogenys,
Cophixalus pusillus
Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Three new tiny species of the microhylid frog genus Cophixalus Boettger, 1892 from central Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2021-11-04 Tylototriton sini Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Caudata, Salamandridae) from Guangdong, southern China, with discussion on the subgenera and species groups within the genus [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Jian Wang, Zhao-Chi Zeng, Jia-Jun Zhou, Shuo Qi, Han Wan, You-Yu Li, Ying-Yong Wang]
2021-10-27 Pristimantis lojanus Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Our unknown neighbor: A new species of rain frog of the genus Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from the city of Loja, southern Ecuador [Paul Székely, Diana Székely, Leonardo Ordóñez-Delgado, Diego Armijos-Ojeda, Judit Vörös]
2021-10-26 Rana wuyiensis Ranidae A new species of the genus Rana sensu lato Linnaeus, 1758 (Anura, Ranidae) from Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province, China [Yanqing Wu, Shengchao Shi, Huiguang Zhang, Weicai Chen, Bin Cai, Van Chung Hoang, Jun Wu, Bin Wang]
2021-10-26 Megophrys acehensis,
Megophrys selatanensis
Megophryidae (Megophryinae) Two new species of Megophrys Kuhl and Van Hasselt (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia [MISBAHUL MUNIR KANTO NISHIKAWA, AMIR HAMIDY, ERIC N. SMITH]
2021-10-26 Assa wollumbin Myobatrachidae A new hip-pocket frog from mid-eastern Australia (Anura: Myobatrachidae: Assa) [MICHAEL J. MAHONY, HARRY B. HINES, STEPHEN V. MAHONY, BEDE MOSES, SARAH R. CATALANO, STEVEN MYERS, STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN]
2021-10-21 Micryletta menglienica (comb. nov.) Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Taxonomic reassessment of the poorly known microhylid, Kalophrynus menglienicus Yang & Su, 1980 [Shuo Liu, Bin Yang, Qianyan Wang, Mian Hou]
2021-10-20 Uperoleia gurrumuli Myobatrachidae Seen only once: an evolutionarily distinct species of Toadlet (Uperoleia: Myobatrachidae) from the Wessel Islands of northern Australia [RENEE A. CATULLO, J. SCOTT KEOGH]
2021-10-16 Ichthyophis benjii Ichthyophiidae A new striped species of Ichthyophis Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from Mizoram, northeast India [Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga, Jayaditya Purkayastha, Lal Biakzuala, Mathipi Vabeiryureilai, Lal Muansanga, and Gospel Zothanmawia Hmar]
2021-10-14 Leptobrachella murphyi Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Integrative taxonomy reveals a new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from the mountains of northern Thailand [JIN-MIN CHEN, CHATMONGKON SUWANNAPOOM, YUN-HE WU, NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV, KAI XU, PARINYA PAWANGKHANANT, JING CHE]
2021-10-11 Xenorhina ventrimaculata Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Description of a new Xenorhina species (Anura, Microhylidae) from northwestern Papua New Guinea [Rainer Günther, Chris Dahl, Stephen J. Richards]
2021-10-04 Andinobates supata Dendrobatidae (Dendrobatinae) A new species of Andean golden poison frog (Andinobates, Dendrobatidae) from the Eastern Andes of Colombia [GIOVANNI A. CHAVES-PORTILLA, ERIKA NATHALIA SALAZAR, JOSÉ GIL-ACERO, ADRIANA DORADO-CORREA, ROBERTO MÁRQUEZ, JOSÉ VICENTE RUEDA-ALMONACID, ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA]
2021-09-28 Leptodactylus avivoca Leptodactylidae (Leptodactylinae) On the availability of the recently proposed nomen Leptodactylus avivoca (Anura, Leptodactylidae) [THIAGO R. CARVALHO, KARIN R. SEGER, FELIPE M. MAGALHÃES, LUCIANA B. LOURENÇO, CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD]
2021-09-28 Wijayarana (gen. nov)
Ranidae Neue Gattung Wijayarana: 5 von 6 Arten der Gattung Huia gehen in die neue Gattung Wijayarana über:
Revisiting the phylogenetic predicament of the genus Huia (Amphibia: Ranidae) using molecular data and tadpole morphology [Umilaela Arifin, Kin Onn Chan, Utpal Smart, Stefan T Hertwig, Eric N Smith, Djoko T Iskandar, Alexander Haas]
2021-09-25 Glyphoglossus huadianensis Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A New Species of Glyphoglossus Günther, 1869 (Anura: Microhylidae) from Western Yunnan, China [Dongru ZHANG, Shuo LIU, Lixia ZHANG, Hong HUI, Heng XIAO and Dingqi RAO]
2021-09-23 Batrachoseps wakei Plethodontidae A New Relict Species of Slender Salamander (Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps) with a Tiny Range from Point Arguello, California [Samuel S. Sweet, Elizabeth L. Jockusch]
2021-09-23 Pristimantis achupalla Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Pristimantis achupalla sp. n., a new minute species of direct-developing frog (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) inhabiting bromeliads of the montane forest of the Amazonian Andes of Puno, Peru [Alex Ttito, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-09-22 Pristimantis carylae,
Pristimantis chocolatebari
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Biodiversity in the Andean Mountains: Two new rain frogs of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the northern Cordillera Central in Colombia [MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, GUSTAVO A. GONZÁLEZ-DURÁN, ANA M. SALDARRIAGA-GÓMEZ, SEBASTIÁN DUARTE-MARÍN]
2021-09-21 Duttaphrynus peninsularis
comb. nov.
Bufonidae Lost, forgotten, and overlooked: systematic reassessment of two lesser-known toad species (Anura, Bufonidae) from Peninsular India and another wide-ranging northern species [Karan Bisht, Sonali Garg, A. N. D. Akalabya Sarmah, Saibal Sengupta, S. D. Biju]
2021-09-18 Amolops chaochin Ranidae Taxonomic revision of Amolops chunganensis (Pope, 1929) (Amphibia: Anura) and description of a new species from southwestern China, with discussion on Amolops monticola group and assignment of species groups of the genus Amolops [Ke Jiang, Jin-Long Ren, Zhi-Tong Lyu, Dan Wang, Zeng Wang, Ke Lv, Jia-Wei Wu, Jia-Tang Li]
2021-09-10 Proceratophrys korekore Odontophrynidae A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Odontophrynidae) from Southern Amazonia, Brazil [Diego J. Santana, Leandro Alves da Silva, Anathielle Caroline Sant’Anna, Donald B. Shepard, Sarah Mângia]
2021-09-02 Microhyla sriwijaya Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A tiny new species of Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Belitung Island and Southeastern Sumatra, Indonesia [RURY EPRILURAHMAN, SONALI GARG, VESTIDHIA Y. ATMAJA, FARITS ALHADI, MISBAHUL MUNIR, ROSICHON UBAIDILLAH, TUTY ARISURYANTI, S. D. BIJU, ERIC N. SMITH, AMIR HAMIDY]
2021-09-01 Nidirana guangxiensis Ranidae A new species of Music frog (Anura, Ranidae, Nidirana) from Mt Daming, Guangxi, China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Zhong Huang, Xiao-Wen Liao, Li Lin, Yong Huang, Ying-Yong Wang, Yun-Ming Mo]
2021-08-30 Pristimantis nanus,
Pristimantis pramukae,
Pristimantis ujucami,
Pristimantis ventristellatus
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) The Pristimantis trachyblepharis species group, a clade of miniaturized frogs: description of four new species and insights into the evolution of body size in the genus [Daniel Zumel, David Buckley, Santiago R Ron]
2021-08-27 Leucostethus siapida sp. nov.,
Leucostethus alacris comb. nov.,
Leucostethus dysprosium comb. nov.,
Leucostethus yaguara comb. nov.
Dendrobatidae A new species of Leucostethus (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from Gorgona Island, Colombia [Taran Grant, Wilmar Bolívar-García]
2021-08-26 Allobates sieggreenae Aromobatidae A new species of nurse-frog (Aromobatidae, Allobates) from the Amazonian forest of Loreto, Peru [GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER, FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, ANDRÉS F. JARAMILLO, SAMANTHA SOLÍS, PEDRO IVO SIMÕES]
2021-08-24 Limnonectes bagoensis,
Limnonectes bagoyoma
Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Bioacoustics reveal hidden diversity in frogs: Two new species of the genus Limnonectes from Myanmar (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) [Gunther Köhler, Britta Zwitzers, Ni Lar Than, Deepak Kumar Gupta, Axel Janke, Steffen U. Pauls, and Panupong Thammachoti]
2021-08-19 Phrynoglossus swanbornorum Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A new species of Phrynoglossus Peters, 1867; Dicroglossidae) from southeastern Bangladesh, with comments on the genera Occidozyga and Phrynoglossus [ Scott Trageser, Hassan Al-Razi, Marjan Maria, Fahimuzzaman Nobel, Md. Asaduzzaman, Shahriar Caesar Rahman]
2021-08-19 Physalaemus araxa Leptodactylidae Head in the clouds: a new dwarf frog species of the Physalaemus signifer clade (Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae) from the top of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest [Fernando Leal, Camila Zornosa-Torres, Guilherme Augusto-Alves, Simone Dena, Tiago Leite Pezzuti, Felipe Leite, Luciana Bolsoni Lourenço, Paulo Garcia, Luís Felipe Toledo]
2021-08-15 Boophis asquithi Mantellidae An additional level of cryptic diversity: a new green-coloured Malagasy treefrog of the Boophis luteus species group [Frank Glaw, Jörn Köhler, Angelica Crottini, Philip-Sebastian Gehring, David Prötzel, Lalaina Randriamanana, Franco Andreone & Miguel Vences]
2021-08-13 Leptobrachella shiwandashanensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella Smith 1925 (Anura: Megophryidae) from Southern Guangxi, China [WEICAI CHEN, WANXIAO PENG, WEIHU PAN, NANYAN LIAO, YOUJUN LIU, YONG HUANG]
2021-08-06 Amolops adicola Ranidae Phylogenetic position of the poorly known montane cascade frog Amolops monticola (Ranidae) and description of a new closely related species from Northeast India [NAITIK G. PATEL, SONALI GARG, ABHIJIT DAS, BRYAN L. STUART, S.D. BIJU]
2021-08-06 Hyloscirtus conscientia Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
A new Andean treefrog (Amphibia: Hyloscirtus bogotensis group) from Ecuador: an example of community involvement for conservation [Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Diego Batallas-Revelo, Callie Broaddus, Miguel Urgilés-Merchán, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Juan M. Guayasamin]
2021-08-05 Leptobrachella graminicola Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura, Megophryidae) from Mount Pu Ta Leng, northwest Vietnam [LUAN THANH NGUYEN, BENJAMIN TAPLEY, CHUNG THANH NGUYEN, HAO VAN LUONG, JODI J.L. ROWLEY]
2021-07-31 Rhinella moralesi Bufonidae A New Species of Toad (Anura: Bufonidae: Rhinella) from Northern Peru [Edgar Lehr, Juan C. Cusi, Lily O. Rodriguez, Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi and Alessandro Catenazzi]
021-07-30 Phrynomantis newtoni Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Citizen Science meets specimens in old formalin filled jars: a new species of Banded Rubber Frog, genus Phrynomantis (Anura, Phrynomeridae) from Angola [Ceríaco, L. M. P., B. S. Santos, M. P. Marques, A. M. Bauer, and A. Tiutenko]
2021-07-26 Lynchius waynehollomonae,
Oreobates colanensis
Strabomantidae (Holoadeninae) Two new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Anura: Brachycephaloidea) from Cordillera de Colán, Peru [PABLO JAVIER VENEGAS, LUIS ALBERTO GARCÍA-AYACHI, JESÚS ORMEÑO, SANTIAGO BULLARD, ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI & ANA PAULA MOTTA]
2021-07-23 Micryletta hekouensis Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of Micryletta Dubois, 1987 (Anura, Microhylidae) from Yunnan Province, China [Shuo Liu, Mian Hou, Mingzhong Mo, Dingqi Rao]
2021-07-23 Pristimantis petersioides Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new cryptic species of the Pristimantis lacrimosus group (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the eastern slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes [Julio C. Carrión-Olmedo, Santiago R. Ron]
2021-07-21 Gracixalus ziegleri Rhacophoridae
(Rhacophorinae)
A New Species of Gracixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Northern Vietnam [Dzung Trung Le, Yen Thi Do, Tung Thanh Tran, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Hoa Thi Ninh, Tao Thien Nguyen]
2021-07-19 Amolops teochew Ranidae A new species of Torrent frog (Anura, Ranidae, Amolops) from the Coastal Hills of Southeastern China [ZHAO-CHI ZENG, JIAN WANG, ZHI-TONG LYU, YING-YONG WANG]
2021-07-14 Dendropsophus tapacurensis Hylidae (Dendropsophinae) A new species of the Dendropsophus decipiens Group (Anura: Hylidae) from Northeastern Brazil [Rogério Ferreira de Oliveira, Felipe de Medeiros Magalhães, Bernardo Franco da Veiga Teixeira, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa de Moura, Clara Ribeiro Porto, Francisco Péricles Branco Bahiense Guimarães, Ariovaldo Antônio Giaretta, Moacir Santos Tinôco]
2021-06-10 Phrynobatrachus amieti Phrynobatrachidae Gene flow in phylogenomics: Sequence capture resolves species limits and biogeography of Afromontane forest endemic frogs from the Cameroon Highlands [Dolinay, M, T Nečas, BM Zimkus, A Schmitz, EB Fokam, EM Lemmon, AR Lemmon, and V Gvoždík]
2021-07-09 Xenorhina lacrimosa,
Xenorhina perexigua,
Xenorhina pohleorum,
Xenorhina thiekeorum,
Xenorhina wiegankorum,
Xenorhina woxvoldi
Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) Description of six new species of Xenorhina Peters, 1863 from southern Papua New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) [Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards]
2021-07-07 Nanorana xuelinensis Dicroglossidae A new species of Nanorana Günther, 1896 (Anura, Dicroglossidae) from Yunnan, China [Shuo Liu, Peisong Zhang, Dingqi Rao]
2021-07-05 Chirixalus pantaiselatan Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of Chirixalus Boulenger, 1893 (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the lowland forests of Java [Misbahul Munir, Amir Hamidy, Mirza Dikari Kusrini, Umar Fhadli Kennedi, Mohammad Ali Ridha, Dzikri Ibnul Qayyim, Rizky Rafsanzani & Kanto Nishikawa]
2021-07-02 Proceratophrys kaingang Odontophrynidae A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Odontophrynidae) of the P. bigibbosa species group from Southern Brazil [Diego José Santana, Sarah Mângia, Suélen da Silva Alves Saccol, Tiago Gomes dos Santos]
2021-07-02 Kalophrynus dringi,
Kalophrynus puncak
Microhylidae (Kalophryninae) Discovery of a deeply divergent and highly endemic frog lineage from Borneo: A taxonomic revision of Kalophrynus nubicola Dring, 1983 with descriptions of two new species (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) [Ibuki Fukuyama, Masafumi Matsui, Koshiro Eto, Mohamad Yazid Hossman, Kanto Nishikawa]
2021-07-01 Thoropa bryomantis Cycloramphidae A new species of Thoropa Cope, 1865 (Anura, Cycloramphidae) from the Serra da Mantiqueira, Southeast Brazil [CLODOALDO LOPES ASSIS, JOÃO VICTOR A. LACERDA, CARLA SILVA GUIMARÃES, MARCO ANTÔNIO PEIXOTO, MARIA CELESTE LUNA, RENATO NEVES FEIO]
2021-06-29 Scinax pixinguinha Hylidae
(Scinaxinae)
A New Species of Scinax Wagler (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest, Southeastern Brazil [João Victor Andrade Lacerda, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, Katyuscia Araujo-Vieira, Cássio Zocca, Ana Carolina C. Lourenço]
2021-06-29 Conraua sagyimase Conrauidae A new critically endangered slippery frog (Amphibia, Conrauidae, Conraua) from the Atewa Range, central Ghana [KARLA NEIRA-SALAMEA, CALEB OFORI-BOATENG, N’GORAN G. KOUAMÉ, DAVID C. BLACKBURN, GABRIEL H. SEGNIAGBETO, ANNIKA HILLERS, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, ADAM D. LEACHÉ, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL]
2021-06-25 Leptobrachella yeae Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A New Leaf Litter Toad of Leptobrachella Smith, 1925 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Sichuan Province, China with Supplementary Description of L. oshanensis (Anura, Megophryidae) from northwest Guizhou Province, China [Shengchao SHI, Yinmeng HOU, Zhaobin SONG, Jianping JIANG and Bin WANG]
2021-06-24 Panophrys congjiangensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A species of the genus Panophrys (Anura, Megophryidae) from southeastern Guizhou Province, China [Tao Luo, Yali Wang, Siwei Wang, Xueli Lu, Weifeng Wang, Huaiqing Deng, Jiang Zhou]
2021-06-21 Euphlyctis kerala Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) Morphological groupings within Euphlyctis (Anura: Dicroglossidae) and description of a new species from the surroundings of Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kerala, India [K.P. DINESH, B.H. CHANNAKESHAVAMURTHY, P. DEEPAK, AVRAJJAL GHOSH, KAUSHIK DEUTI]
2021-06-17 Litoria amnicola Pelodryadidae A new stream-dwelling frog of the genus Litoria Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Pelodryadidae) from Salawati Island, Indonesia [Richards, S. J., B. Tjaturadi, K. Krey, and S. C. Donnellan] in in Telnov et al. (eds.), Biodivers. Biogeography & Nat. Conserv. Wallacea & New Guinea. 
2021-06-13 Pristimantis ledzeppelin Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new species of terrestrial-breeding frog Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera del Cóndor, Zamora Chinchipe, Ecuador [David Brito-Zapata & Carolina Reyes-Puig]
2021-06-08 Brachycephalus ibitinga Brachycephalidae Notes on the Hyperossified Pumpkin Toadlets of the Genus Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) with the Description of a New Species [Thais H. Condez; Juliane P.C. Monteiro; Leo R. Malagoli; Vivian C. Trevine; Fabio Schunck; Paulo C.A. Garcia; Célio F.B. Haddad]
2021-06-08 Adelophryne nordestina Eleutherodactylidae (Phyzelaphryninae) A New Species of the Genus Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae: Phyzelaphryninae) from the Atlantic Forest of Northeastern Brazil [ Ricardo Lourenço-De-Moraes, Barnagleison Silva Lisboa, Leandro De Oliveira Drummond, Carina Carneiro De Melo Moura, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa De Moura, Mariana Lúcio Lyra, Miriam Camargo Guarnieri, Tamí Mott, Marinus Steven Hoogmoed, Diego José Santana]
2021-06-08 Allobates grillicantus Aromobatidae A New Nurse Frog (Allobates, Aromobatidae) with a Cricket-Like Advertisement Call from Eastern Amazonia [Leandro J.C.L. Moraes, Albertina P. Lima]
2021-06-08 Boana platanera Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
Integrative taxonomy reveals a new but common Neotropical treefrog, hidden under the name Boana xerophylla [MOISÉS ESCALONA, ENRIQUE LA MARCA, MICHELLE CASTELLANOS, ANTOINE FOUQUET, ANDREW J. CRAWFORD, FERNANDO J.M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, J. CELSA SEÑARIS, SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER]
2021-05-28 Leptobrachium sylheticum Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of Leptobrachium Tschudi, 1838 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Bangladesh [Hassan Al-Razi, Marjan Maria & Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-05-27 Tylototriton thaiorum Salamandridae A new species of the genus Tylotriton (Amphibia, Caudata, Salamandridae) from central Vietnam [Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Tan Van Nguyen & Dmitriy V. Arkhipov]
2021-05-20 Ranoidea mira Pelodryadidae Multiple trans-Torres Strait colonisations by tree frogs in the Litoria caerulea group, with the description of a new species from New Guinea [Paul M. Oliver, Eric N. Rittmeyer, Janne Torkkola , Stephen C. Donnellan, Chris Dahl and Stephen J. Richards]
2021-05-15 Rhinella chullachaki Bufonidae Genetic and morphological evidence reveal another new toadof the Rhinella festae species group (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Azul in central Peru [Ernesto Castillo-Urbina, Frank Glaw, César Aguilar-Puntriano, Miguel Vences & Jörn Köhler]
2021-05-14 Synapturanus ajuricaba,
Synapturanus mesomorphus,
Synapturanus zombie
Microhylidae (Otophryninae) Comparative Osteology of the Fossorial Frogs of the Genus Synapturanus (Anura, Microhylidae) with the Description of Three New Species from the Eastern Guiana Shield [Antoine Fouquet, Killian Leblanc, Anne-Claire Fabre, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Marcelo Menin, Elodie A. Courtois, Maël Dewynter, Monique Hölting, Raffael Ernst, Pedro Peloso, Philippe J.R. Kok]
2021-05-05 Phantasmarana Hylodidae neue Gattung Phantasmarana
Paraphyly in the giant torrent-frogs (Anura: Hylodidae: Megaelosia)and the description of a new genus [Stenio Eder Vittorazzi, Guilherme Augusto-Alves, Dener das Neves-da-Silva, Ana Maria Paulino Telles de Carvalho-e-Silva, Shirlei Maria Recco-Pimentel, Luís Felipe Toledo, Luciana Bolsoni Lourenço & Daniel Pacheco Bruschi]
2021-05-05 Odontophrynus reigi Odontophrynidae A New Burrowing Frog of the Odontophrynus americanus Species Group (Anura, Odontophrynidae) from Subtropical Regions of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay [Sergio D. Rosset, Renata Moleiro Fadel, Carla da Silva Guimarães, Priscila Santos Carvalho, Karoline Ceron, Mariana Pedrozo, Renata Serejo, Victória dos Santos Souza, Diego Baldo, Sarah Mângia]
2021-05-05 Microhyla daklakensis,
Microhyla ninhthuanensis
Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Two new cryptic species of Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) related to the M. heymonsi group from central Vietnam [Chung Van Hoang, Tao Thien Nguyen, Hoa Thi Ninh, Anh Mai Luong, Cuong The Pham, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Youhua Chen, Bin Wang, Thomas Ziegler, Jianping Jiang]
2021-05-03 Bolitoglossa qeqom Plethodontidae A new species of Bolitoglossa (Caudata: Plethodontidae) of the Bolitoglossa franklini group from an isolated cloud forest in northern Guatemala [HELLEN DAHINTEN-BAILEY, MARCELO J. SERRANO, MARGARITA ALONSO-ASCENCIO, JOSE J. CRUZ-FONT, ISABELLA ROSITO-PRADO, KENNEDY J. A. RUIZ-VILLANUEVA, CARLOS VÁSQUEZ-ALMAZAN, DANIEL ARIANO-SÁNCHEZ]
2021-04-30 Cycloramphus heyeri Cycloramphidae List of all recognized species of amphibians, known by vouchers or published information to occur within the political borders of Brazil [Segalla, M; Berneck, B.;Canedo, C.; Caramaschi, U.; Cruz, C.A.G.; Garcia, P. C. A.; Grant, T.; Haddad, C. F. B.; Lourenço, A. C.; Mangia, S.; Mott, T.; Nascimento, L. Toledo, L. F.; Werneck, F.; Langone, J. A.]
2021-04-28 Brachycephalus rotenbergae Brachycephalidae Hidden by the name: A new fluorescent pumpkin toadlet from the Brachycephalus ephippium group (Anura: Brachycephalidae) [Ivan Nunes, Carla S. Guimarães, Pedro Henrique A. G. Moura, Mariana Pedrozo, Matheus de Toledooti, Leandro M. Castro, Daniel R. Stuginski, Edelcio Muscat]
2021-04-23 Vietnamophryne vuquangensis Microhylidae (Asterophryinae) A new species of Vietnamophryne from Vietnam [Van Chung Hoang, Jianping Jiang, Quoc Huy Nguyen, Nikolai Orlov, Van Manh Le, Viet Hung Nguyen, Vinh Thanh Nguyen, Tao Thien Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler]
2021-04-16 Philautus nepenthophilus Rhacophoridae
(Rhacophorinae)
Out of the trap: A new phytothelm-breeding species of Philautus and an updated phylogeny of Bornean bush frogs (Anura: Rhacophoridae) [Laurence Etter, Alexander Haas, Chien C. Lee, Pui Yong Min, Indraneil Das, Stefan T. Hertwig]
2021-04-16 Congolius Hyperoliidae (Hyperoliinae) neue Gattung Congolius
Congolius, a new genus of African reed frog endemic to the central Congo: A potential case of convergent evolution [Tadeáš Nečas, Gabriel Badjedjea, Michal Vopálenský & Václav Gvoždík]
2021-04-13 Limnonectes beloncioi Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) A New, Morphologically Cryptic Species of Fanged Frog, Genus Limnonectes (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae), from Mindoro Island, Central Philippines [Mark W. Herr, Johana Goyes Vallejos, Camila G. Meneses, Robin K. Abraham, Rayanna Otterholt, Cameron D. Siler, Edmund Leo B. Rico, Rafe M. Brown]
2021-04-09 Gastrotheca gemma Hemiphractidae A new species of marsupial frog (Anura; Gastrotheca) from the Cordillera de Colán in northeastern Peru [Pablo J. Venegas, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Lourdes Y. Echevarría, Daniel J. Paluh, Juan C. Chávez–Arribasplata, Axel Marchelie, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-04-09 Pristimantis sira Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: Cruciform eye reveals new species of direct-developing frog (Strabomantidae, Pristimantis) in the Amazonian Andes [Germán Chávez, Luis A. García-Ayachi, Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-03-26 Atelopus fronterizo Bufonidae A new species of Atelopus (Amphibia: Bufonidae) from eastern Panama [Milan Veselý, Abel Batista]
2021-03-23 Boana courtoisae,
Boana eucharis
Hylidae
(Cophomantinae)
Systematics and biogeography of the Boana albopunctata species group (Anura, Hylidae), with the description of two new species from Amazonia [Antoine Fouquet, Pedro Marinho, Alexandre Réjaud, Thiago R. Carvalho, Marcel A. Caminer, Martin Jansen, Raíssa N. Rainha, Miguel T. Rodrigues, Fernanda P. Werneck, Albertina P. Lima, Tomas Hrbek, Ariovaldo A. Giaretta, Pablo J. Venegas, Germán Chávez & Santiago Ron]
2021-03-19 Panophrys frigida Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new potentially Endangered species of Megophrys (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Mount Ky Quan San, north-west Vietnam [Benjamin Tapley, Timothy Cutajar, Luan Thanh Nguyen, Christopher Portway, Stephen Mahony, Chung Thanh Nguyen, Luke Harding, Hao Van Luong & Jodi J. L. Rowley]
2021-03-19 Corythomantis botoque Hylidae
(Lophyohylinae)
There and Back Again from Monotypy: A New Species of the Casque-Headed Corythomantis Boulenger 1896 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Espinhaço Mountain Range, Brazil [Ricardo Marques, Célio F. B. Haddad, Adrian A. Garda]
2021-03-19 Pristimantis alius,
Pristimantis ingles
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Two New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Serranía de los Paraguas: A Priority Site for Conservation of Amphibians in Colombia [Oscar Mauricio Cuellar-Valencia, Fray Geovanny Arriaga-Jaramillo, Isabella García-Gómez, Irene Ceballos-Castro, Wilmar Bolívar-García, David Andrés Velásquez-Trujillo, Ayda Susana Ortiz-Baez, Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria]
2021-03-18 Micryletta immaculata Microhylidae (Microhylinae) A new species of the genus Micryletta (Anura, Microhylidae) from Hainan Island, China [Jian-Huan Yang, Nikolay A. Poyarkov]
2021-03-18 Kurixalus raoi Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) A new species of Kurixalus (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Guizhou, China [Juan Zeng, Ji-Shan Wang, Guo-Hua Yu and Li-Na Du]
2021-03-15 Panophrys lushuiensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) Description of a new toad of Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from western Yunnan Province, China [SHENGCHAO SHI, DONGHUI LI, WENBO ZHU, WEN JIANG, JIANPING JIANG, BIN WANG]
2021-03-15 Odorrana sangzhiensis Ranidae A new species of Odorrana (Anura, Ranidae) from Hunan Province, China [Bing Zhang, Yuan Li, Ke Hu, Pipeng Li, Zhirong Gu, Nengwen Xiao, Daode Yang]
2021-03-11 Abavorana decorata comb. nov. Ranidae An investigation into the taxonomy of Abavorana luctuosa (Peters, 1871) (Anura, Ranidae) and the resurrection of Rana decorata Mocquard, 1890 from Borneo [Evan S. H. Quah, L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr., Kelvin K. P. Lim, Paul Y. Imbun, M. S. Shahrul Anuar]
2021-03-11 Leptopelis diffidens sp. nov.,
Leptopelis montanus nom. nov.
Arthroleptidae (Leptopelinae) A new species of Leptopelis (Anura, Arthroleptidae) from the south-eastern slope of the Ethiopian Highlands, with notes on the Leptopelis gramineus species complex and the revalidation of a previously synonymised species [Arthur Tiutenko, Oleksandr Zinenko]
2021-03-08 Raorchestes dulongensis Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) Description of a new species of Bush frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Raorchestes) from northwestern Yunnan, China [YUN-HE WU, XIAO-LONG LIU, WEI GAO, YU-FAN WANG, YING-CHUN LI, WEI-WEI ZHOU, ZHI-YONG YUAN, JING CHE]
2021-03-05 Melanophryniscus diabolicus,
Melanophryniscus nigricans
Bufonidae Two New Species of the Genus Melanophryniscus (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) from Pampa Grasslands of Argentina [Tomás Martínez Aguirre, Judit E. Dopazo, Agustina Cortelezzi, María Luz Arellano, Clara Trofino Falasco, María Verónica Simoy, Igor Berkunsky]
2021-03-03 Raorchestes drutaahu,
Raorchestes kakkayamensis,
Raorchestes keirasabinae,
Raorchestes sanjappai,
Raorchestes vellikkannan
Rhacophoridae (Rhacophorinae) An integrative approach to infer systematic relationships and define species groups in the shrub frog genus Raorchestes, with description of five new species from the Western Ghats, India [Sonali Garg, Robin Suyesh, Sandeep Das, Mark A. Bee, S. D. Biju]
2021-03-02 Leptobrachella jinshaensis Megophryidae (Leptobrachiinae) A new species of the Asian leaf litter toad genus Leptobrachella Smith, 1925 (Anura, Megophryidae) from northwest Guizhou Province, China [Yan-Lin Cheng, Sheng-Chao Shi, Jiaqi Li, Jing Liu, Shi-Ze Li, Bin Wang]
2021-02-26 Genus Bahius nov.
Craugastoridae neue Gattung Bahius
New concepts and methods for phylogenetic taxonomy and nomenclature in zoology, exemplified by a new ranked cladonomy of recent amphibians (Lissamphibia) [ALAIN DUBOIS, ANNEMARIE OHLER & R. ALEXANDER PYRON]
2021-02-26 Genus Beduka nov.
Genus Blaira nov.
Bufonidae neue Gattungen Beduka, Blaira
New concepts and methods for phylogenetic taxonomy and nomenclature in zoology, exemplified by a new ranked cladonomy of recent amphibians (Lissamphibia) [ALAIN DUBOIS, ANNEMARIE OHLER & R. ALEXANDER PYRON]
2021-02-26 Phrynoglossus myanhessei Dicroglossidae (Occidozyginae) A taxonomic revision of the genus Phrynoglossus in Indochina with the description of a new species and comments on the classification within Occidozyginae (Amphibia, Anura, Dicroglossidae) Gunther Köhler, Joseph Vargas, Ni Lar Than, Tilman Schell, Axel Janke, Steffen U. Pauls, Panupong Thammachoti]
2021-02-23 Elachistocleis nigrogularis Microhylidae (Gastrophryninae) Unraveling unique island colonization events in Elachistocleis frogs: phylogeography, cryptic divergence, and taxonomical implications [Michael J. Jowers, Siti N. Othman, Amaël Borzée, Gilson A. Rivas, Santiago Sánchez-Ramírez, Renoir J. Auguste, J. Roger Downie, Morley Read & John C. Murphy]
2021-02-22 Limnonectes pseudodoriae Dicroglossidae (Dicroglossinae) A New Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Southern Thailand [Siriporn Yodthong, Attapol Rujirawan, Bryan L. Stuart and Anchalee Aowphol]
2021-02-19 Litoria spaldingi Pelodryadidae Revision of the Litoria watjulumensis (Anura: Pelodryadidae) group from the Australian monsoonal tropics, including the resurrection of L. spaldingi [STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN, SARAH R. CATALANO, STEPHEN PEDERSON, KIEREN J. MITCHELL, AIDAN SUHENDRAN, LUKE C. PRICE, PAUL DOUGHTY, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2021-02-15 Adenomera amicorum,
Adenomera aurantiaca,
Adenomera gridipappi,
Adenomera inopinata,
Adenomera kayapo,
Adenomera tapajonica
Leptodactylidae Systematics and historical biogeography of Neotropical foam-nesting frogs of the Adenomera heyeri clade (Leptodactylidae), with the description of six new Amazonian species [Thiago R D Carvalho, Leandro J C L Moraes, Albertina P Lima, Antoine Fouquet, Pedro L V Peloso, Dante Pavan, Leandro O Drummond, Miguel T Rodrigues, Ariovaldo A Giaretta, Marcelo Gordo, Selvino Neckel-Oliveira, Célio F B Haddad]
2021-02-15 Aplastodiscus heterophonicus Hylidae (Cophomantinae) A new cryptic species of the Aplastodiscus albosignatus group (Anura: Hylidae) [Paulo D. P. Pinheiro, Tiago L. Pezzuti, Bianca v. M. Berneck, Mariana L. Lyra, Raphael C. L. Lima & Felipe S. F. Leite]
2021-02-15 Pristimantis astralos Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) A new, critically endangered species of Pristimantis(Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from a mining area in the Cordillera Occidental of northern Peru (Región Cajamarca) [Edgar Lehr, Shenyu Lyu & Alessandro Catenazzi]
2021-02-13 Eleutherodactylus maculabialis,
Eleutherodactylus sentinelus
Eleutherodactylidae (Eleutherodactylinae) Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Southern Mexico, with comments on the taxonomy of related species and their advertisement calls [Christoph I. Grünwald, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, Héctor Franz-Chávez, Karen I. Morales-Flores, Ivan T. Ahumada-Carrillo, Christopher M. Rodriguez, and Jason M. Jones]
2021-02-11 Ptychadena beka,
Ptychadena delphina,
Ptychadena doro
Ptychadena robeensis,
Ptychadenidae Taxonomic revision of grass frogs (Ptychadenidae, Ptychadena) endemic to the Ethiopian highlands [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 Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) Una fantástica nueva especie del grupo Pristimantis orcesi de los Andes sur de Ecuador [Juan C. Sánchez-Nivicela, Verónica L. Urgiles, Jhonny Cedeño-Palacios, Homero Abad-Peñafiel & Juan M. Guayasamin]
2021-01-07 Amazops amazops Rhinatrematidae neue Gattung Amazops
A new genus and species of rhinatrematid caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Ecuador [Mark Wilkinson, Robert P. Reynolds & Jeremy F. Jacobs]
2021-01-06 Litoria lubisi Pelodryadidae A new species of large green treefrog (Litoria, Pelodryadidae) from Papua, Indonesia [PAUL OLIVER, RAINER GÜNTHER, BURHAN TJATURADI, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS]
2021-01-06 Scinax tropicalia Hylidae (Scinaxinae) A new species of Scinax Wagler (Hylidae: Scinaxini) from the tropical forests of Northeastern Brazil [GABRIEL NOVAES-E-FAGUNDES, KATYUSCIA ARAUJO-VIEIRA, OMAR M. ENTIAUSPE-NETO, IGOR J. ROBERTO, VICTOR G.D. ORRICO, MIRCO SOLÉ, CÉLIO F.B. HADDAD, DANIEL LOEBMANN]
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 Strabomantidae (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 Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 Strabomantidae (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
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 Strabomantidae (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 Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 afrox,
Pristimantis chocoensis,
Pristimantis cisnerosi
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 Strabomantidae (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 Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 (Leptodactylinae) 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
Strabomantidae (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
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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
Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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 Strabomantidae (Pristimantinae) 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]