Neu beschriebene Amphibien

Informationen über neu beschriebene Amphibien und Hinweise auf taxonomische Veränderungen

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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]
2021-01-12 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 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 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]
2019-12-15 Kurixalus absconditus Rhacophoridae 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]
2019-12-11 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]
2019-03-29 Liurana vallecula Ceratobatrachidae A new species of the endemic Himalayan genus Liurana (Anura, Ceratobatrachidae) from southeastern Tibet, China, with comments on the distribution, reproductive biology, and conservation of the genus [Ke Jiang, Kai Wang, Yu-Fan Wang, Cheng Li, Jing Che]
2019-03-27 Anodonthyla eximia,
Mini ature,

Mini mum,
Mini scule
Rhombophryne proportionalis
Microhylidae Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera [Mark D. Scherz, Carl R. Hutter, Andolalao Rakotoarison, Jana C. Riemann, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Serge H. Ndriantsoa, Julian Glos, Sam Hyde Roberts, Angelica Crottini, Miguel Vences, Frank Glaw]
2019-03-25 Zhangixalus Rhacophoridae Neue Gattung Zhangixalus: Resurrection of the genus Leptomantis, with description of a new genus to the family Rhacophoridae (Amphibia: Anura) [Jiang, D., K. Jiang, J. Ren, J. Wu, and J. Li]
2019-03-19 Pristimantis mallii Craugastoridae A new species of terrestrial frog Pristimantis (Strabomantidae) from the upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador [Carolina Reyes-Puig, Juan Pablo Reyes-Puig, Daniel A. Velarde-Garcéz, Nicolás Dávalos, Emilio Mancero, María José Navarrete, Mario H. Yánez-Muñoz, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, Santiago R. Ron]
2019-03-14 Lynchius megacephalus Craugastoridae A bizarre new species of Lynchius (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the Andes of Ecuador and first report of Lynchius parkeri in Ecuador [JUAN C. SÁNCHEZ-NIVICELA, VERONICA L. URGILES, MARÍA JOSÉ NAVARRETE, MARIO H. YÁNEZ-MUÑOZ, SANTIAGO RON]
2019-03-12 Astrobatrachus kurichiyana Nyctibatrachidae A new ancient lineage of frog (Anura: Nyctibatrachidae: Astrobatrachinae subfam. nov.) endemic to the Western Ghats of Peninsular India [Vijayakumar SP, RA Pyron, KP Dinesh, VR Torsekar, AN Srikanthan, P Swamy, EL Stanley, DC Blackburn, and K. Shanker]
2019-03-01 Pristimantis calima
Pristimantis sneiderni
Craugastoridae Two New Species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from Southwestern Colombia [Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria and William E. Duellman]
2019-02-28 Leptobrachella shangsiensis Megophryidae A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from southern Guangxi, China [WEICAI CHEN, XIAOWEN LIAO, SHICHU ZHOU, YUNMING MO]
2019-02-27 Gastrotheca cuencana,
Gastrotheca elicioi,
Gastrotheca turnerorum,
Gastrotheca yacuri
Hemiphractidae Phylogenetic systematics, ecology, and conservation of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador, with descriptions of four new biphasic species [SOFÍA CARVAJAL-ENDARA, LUIS A. COLOMA, MANUEL A. MORALES-MITE, JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN, PAUL SZÉKELY, WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN]
2019-02-26 Nymphargus manduriacu Centrolenidae A new glassfrog (Centrolenidae) from the Chocó-Andean Río Manduriacu Reserve, Ecuador, endangered by mining [Juan M. Guayasamin, Diego F. Cisneros-Heredia, José Vieira, Sebastián Kohn, Gabriela Gavilanes, Ryan L. Lynch, Paul S. Hamilton, Ross J. Maynard]
2019-02-13 Mysticellus franki Microhylidae (Microhylinae) Neue Gattung Mysticellus
New microhylid frog genus from Peninsular India with Southeast Asian affinity suggests multiple Cenozoic biotic exchanges between India and Eurasia [Sonali Garg & S. D. Biju]
2019-02-12 Phrynobatrachus bibita Phrynobatrachidae A new species of puddle frog from an unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopia (Anura, Phrynobatrachidae, Phrynobatrachus) [Sandra Goutte, Jacobo Reyes-Velasco, Stephane Boissinot]
2019-02-11 Megophrys ombrophila Megophryidae A new species of the genus Megophrys Gunther, 1864 (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Mount Wuyi, China [KEVIN R. MESSENGER, HOLLIS A. DAHN, YUANRUI LIANG, PENG XIE, YONG WANG, CHANGHU LU]
2019-02-11 Charadrahyla sakbah Hylidae A new species of Charadrahyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the cloud forest of western Oaxaca, Mexico [VÍCTOR H. JIMÉNEZ-ARCOS, RAFAEL ALEJANDRO CALZADA-ARCINIEGA, LIZ A. ALFARO-JUANTORENA, LEOPOLDO D. VÁZQUEZ-REYES, CHRISTOPHER BLAIR, GABRIELA PARRA-OLEA]
2019-02-07 Adenomera phonotriccus Leptodactylidae A New Amazonian Species of Adenomera (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Brazilian State of Pará: A Tody-Tyrant Voice in a Frog [Thiago R. De Carvalho, Ariovaldo A. Giaretta, Ariadne Angulo, Célio F.B. Haddad, and Pedro L.V. Peloso]
2019-02-01 Hynobius abuensis,
Hynobius akiensis,
Hynobius bakan,
Hynobius iwami,
Hynobius setoi,
Hynobius setouchi,
Hynobius utsunomiyaorum
Hynobiidae Systematics of the Widely Distributed Japanese Clouded Salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amphibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae), and Its Closest Relatives [Masafumi Matsui, Hiroshi Okawa, Kanto Nishikawa, Gen Aoki, Koshiro Eto, Natsuhiko Yoshikawa, Shingo Tanabe, Yasuchika Misawa, Atsushi Tominaga]
2019-01-29 Hynobius oyamai,
Hynobius sematonotos
Hynobiidae Two new species of lotic breeding salamanders (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) from western Japan [ATSUSHI TOMINAGA, MASAFUMI MATSUI, KANTO NISHIKAWA]
2019-01-26 Pseudophilautus conniffae Rhacophoridae Description of a new species of Pseudophilautus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from southern Sri Lanka [Sudesh Batuwita, Madura De Silva, Sampath Udugampala]
2019-01-23 Allobates carajas Aromobatidae A name for the nurse-frog (Allobates, Aromobatidae) of Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Eastern Brazilian Amazonia [PEDRO IVO SIMÕES, DIANA ROJAS, ALBERTINA P. LIMA]
2019-01-18 Scutiger tengchongensis Megophryidae A New Species of Scutiger (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Gaoligongshan Mountain Range, China [Jian-Huan Yang and Xiang-Yuan Huang]
2019-01-12 Fejervarya marathi Dicroglossidae A new species of Fejervarya Bolkay, 1915 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the northern Western Ghats parts of Maharashtra, India [SAMADHAN PHUGE, K.P. DINESH, RAMNATH ANDHALE, KALYANI BHAKARE, RADHAKRISHNA PANDIT]
2019-01-09 Microhyla aurantiventris Microhylidae A new species of the genus Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Tay Nguyen Plateau, Central Vietnam [LUAN THANH NGUYEN, NIKOLAY A. JR. POYARKOV, TIEP TAN NGUYEN, TAM AI NGUYEN, VY HUU TRAN, VLADISLAV A. GORIN, ROBERT W. MURPHY, SANG NGOC NGUYEN]
2019-01-03 Amolops sinensis,
Amolops yatseni
 
Ranidae Description of two cryptic species of the Amolops ricketti group (Anura, Ranidae) from southeastern China [Zhi-Tong Lyu, Lin-Sheng Huang, Jian Wang, Yuan-Qiu Li, Hong-Hui Chen, Shuo Qi, Ying-Yong Wang]