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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2017 2017-08-08  Xenophrys sanu Megophryidae India Deuti K, Grosjean S, Nicolas V, Vasudevan K, Ohler A 2017 Nomenclatural puzzle in early Xenophrys nomina (Anura, Megophryidae) solved with description of two new specie from India (Darjeeling hills and Sikkim). Alytes 34:20-48.
2017 2017-08-08  Xenophrys katabhako Megophryidae India Deuti K, Grosjean S, Nicolas V, Vasudevan K, Ohler A 2017 Nomenclatural puzzle in early Xenophrys nomina (Anura, Megophryidae) solved with description of two new species from India (Darjeeling hills and Sikkim). Alytes 34:20-48.
2917 2017-08-08  Leptolalax maoershanensis Megophryidae China Yuan, Sun, Chen, Rowley & Che in Yuan Z, Sun R, Chen J, Rowley JJL, Wu Z, Hou S, Wang S, Che J . 2017. A new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Guanxi, China. Zootaxa 4300: 551-570.
2017 2017-08-04  Pelophryne penrissenensis Bufonidae Malaysia Matsui M, Nishikawa K, Eto K, Bin Hossman MY 2017 A new species of Pelophryne from western Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo (Anura, Bufonidae). Zoological Science 34: 345-350.
2017 2017-08-03  Nasikabatrachus bhupathi Nasikabatrachidae India Janani SJ, Vasudevan K, Prendini E, Dutta SK, Aggarwal RK 2017 A new species of the genus Nasikabatrachus (Anura, Nasikabatrachidae) from the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats, India. Alytes 34: 1-19.
2017 2017-08-02  Breviceps passmorei Brevicipitidae South Africa Minter, Netherlands & Du Preez, in Minter LR, Netherlands EC, Du Preez LJ 2016 Uncovering a hidden diversity: two new species of Breviceps (Anura: Brevicipitidae) from northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Zootaxa 4300: 195-216.
2017 2017-08-02  Breviceps carruthersi Brevicipitidae South Africa Du Preez, Netherlands and Minter in Minter LR, Netherlands EC, Du Preez LJ 2016 Uncovering a hidden diversity: two new species of Breviceps (Anura: Brevicipitidae) from northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Zootaxa 4300: 195-216.
2017 2017-07-28  Theloderma pyaukkya Rhacophoridae Myanmar Dever JA. 2017. A new cryptic species of the Theloderma asperum Complex (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Myanmar. Journal of Herpetology 51: 425–436.
2017 2017-07-28  Dendropsophus nekronastes Hylidae Brazil Dias IR, Haddad CFB, Argôlo AJS, Orrico VGD. 2017. The 100th: an appealing new species of Dendropsophus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) from northeastern Brazil. PloS ONE 12(3): e1071678.
2017 2017-07-28  Pristimantis boucephalus Craugastoridae Peru Lehr E, Moravec J, Cusi JC, Gvoždík V. 2017. A new minute species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Craugastoridae) with a large head from the Yanachega-Chemillén National Park in central Peru, with comments on the phylogenetic diversity of Pristimantis occurring in the Cordillera Yanachaga. European Journal of Taxonomy 325: 1-22.
2017 2017-07-28  Bryophryne phuyuhampatu Craugastoridae Peru Catenazzi A, Ttito A, Diaz MI, Shepack A. 2017. Bryophryne phuyuhampatu sp. n., a new species of Cusco Andes frog from the cloud forest of the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes (Amphibia, Anura, Craugastoridae). ZooKeys 685: 65–81.
2017 2017-07-27  Brachycephalus curupira Brachycephalidae Brazil Ribeiro LF, Blackburn DC, Stanley EL, Pie MR, Bornschein MR. (2017) Two new species of the Brachycephaluspernix group (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the state of Paraná, southern Brazil. PeerJ 5:e3603
2017 2017-07-27  Brachycephalus coloratus Brachycephalidae Brazil Ribeiro LF, Blackburn DC, Stanley EL, Pie MR, Bornschein MR. (2017) Two new species of the Brachycephaluspernix group (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the state of Paraná, southern Brazil. PeerJ 5:e3603
2017 2017-07-22  Boulengerula spawlsi Herpelidae Kenya Wilkinson M, Malonza PK, Campbell P, Loader SP 2017 A new species of Boulengerula Tornier, 2896 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae) from Keny and the "rediscovery" of Boulengerula denhardti. Zootaxa 4286: 525-534.
2017 2017-07-18  Bolitoglossa yariguiensis Plethodontidae Colombia Meza-Joya FL, Hernandez-Jaimes C, Ramos-Pallares E. 2017 A new species of salamander (Caudata, Plethodontidae, Bolitoglossa) from Serrania de los Yariguies, Colombia. Zootaxa 4294: 93-111. http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:08B528C0-CADF-4C78-B112-7F61DB1213C2
2005 2017-07-14  Ommatotriton nesterovi Salamandridae Turkey Litvinchuk SN, Zuiderwijk, A, Borkin LJ, Rosano JM 2005 Taxonomic status of Triturus vittatus (Amphibia: Salamandridae) in western Turkey: trunk vertebrae count, genome size and allozyme data. Amphibia-Reptilia 26: 305–323. Rank raised to full species by Bulbul U, Kutrup B 2013 Morphological and genetic variations of Ommatortiton in Turkey. Animal Biology 63: 297-312. Recognized as full species "for convenience" by van Riemsdijk I, Arntzen JW, Bogaerts S, Franzen M, Litvinchuk SN, Kurtulus O, Wielstra B 2017 The Near East as a cradle of biodiversity: a phylogeography of banded newts (genus Ommatotriton) reveals extensive inter- and intraspecific genetic differentiation. Molecular Phylogentics and Evolution http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.05.028
2017 2017-07-13  Andinobates victimatus Dendrobatidae Colombia Marquez R, Mejia-Vargas D, Palacios-Rodriguez P, Ramirez-Castaneda V, Amezquita A 2017 A new species of Andinobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the Uraba region of Colombia. Zootaxa 4290:531-546.
1944 2017-07-11  Eurycea nereus Plethodontidae United States Bishop SC 1944 A new neotenic plethodont salamander, with notes on related species. Copeia 1944: 1–5.
Revalidation by Phillips JG, Fenolio DB, Emel SL, Bonett RM 2017 Hydrologic and geologic history of the Ozark Plateau drive phylogenomic patterns in a cave-obligate salamander. J Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13047
2017 2017-07-11  Eurycea braggi Plethodontidae United States Smith CC 1968 A new Typhlotriton from Arkansas (Amphibia Caudata). Wasmann Journal of Biology. 6: 156–159.
Revalidation by Phillips JG, Fenolio DB, Emel SL, Bonett RM 2017 Hydrologic and geologic history of the Ozark Plateau drive phylogenomic patterns in a cave-obligate salamander. J Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13047
2016 2017-07-08  Ansonia khaochangensis Bufonidae Thailand Grismer LL, Wood Jr PL, Aowphol A, Cota M, Grismer MS, Murdoch ML, Aguilar C, Grismer JL 2016 Out of Borneo, again and again: biogeography of the stream toad genus Ansonia Stoliczka (Anura: Bufornidae) and the discovery of the first limestone cave-dwelling species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society DOI: 10.1111/bij.12886/ DOI: 10.1111/
2017 2017-07-07  Rhacophorus zhoukaiyae Rhacophoridae China Pan T, Zhang Yannan, Zhang B IN Pan T, Zhang Yannan, Wang H, Wu J, Kang X, Qian L, Li K, Zhang Yu, Chen J, Rao D, Jiang J, Zhang B 2017 A new species of the genus Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Dabie Mountains in East China. Asian Herpetological Research. 8: 1-13.
1978 2017-07-07  Scutiger occidentalis Megophryidae India; Pakistan Dubois A 1978 . Une espece de Scutiger Theobald, 1868 de l'Himalaya occidental (Anura: Pelobatidae). Senckenbergiana biologica 59: 163-171.
Revalidated by Hofmann S, Stoeck M, Zheng Y, Ficetola FG, Li J-T. Scheidt U, Schmidt J . 2017 . Molecular phylogenies indicate a Paleo-Tibetan origin of Himalayan Lazy Toads. Scientific Reports 7: 3308 DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-03395-4
2017 2017-07-06  Anaxyrus williamsi Bufonidae United States Gordon MR, Simandle ET, Tracy CR. 2017. A diamond in the rough desert shrublands of the Great Basin in the Western United States: A new cryptic toad species (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Bufo (Anaxyrus)) discovered in Northern Nevada. Zootaxa 4290: 123–129.
http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8F0A8A4C-CD1D-4838-93F0-A821A4E81E11
2017 2017-07-01  Plectrohyla calvata Hylidae Honduras McCranie JR 2017 Specific status of the Montana de Celaque Honduran frogs previously referred to as Plectrohyla guatemalensis (Anura: Hylidae: Hylinae). Mesoamerican Herpetology 4: 390-401.
2017 2017-06-30  Eurycea sphagnicola Plethodontidae United States Wray KP, Means DB, Steppan SJ. 2017. Revision of the Eurycea quadridigitata (Holbrook 1842) complex of dwarf salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Hemidactyiinae) with a description of two new species. Herpetological Monographs 31:18-46.
Nomenclatural Act:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:E35561F9-802F-4C7F-A7FF-DCF16632312C
1947 2017-06-30  Eurycea paludicola Plethodontidae United States Mittleman MB 1947 American Caudata 1: Geographic variation in Manculus quadridigitatus. Herpetologica 3: 209-224. Revalidation by Wray KP, Means DB, Steppan SJ . 2017 . Revision of the Eurycea quadridigitata (Holbrook 1842) complex of dwarf salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Hemidactyiinae) with a description of two new species. Herpetological Monographs 31:18-46.
2017 2017-06-30  Eurycea hillisi Plethodontidae United States Wray KP, Means DB, Steppan SJ. 2017. Revision of the Eurycea quadridigitata (Holbrook 1842) complex of dwarf salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Hemidactyiinae) with a description of two new species. Herpetological Monographs 31:18-46.
Nomenclatural Act:
urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:FEDEB350-5DE6-4014-A5BC-6456D9766B71
2017 2017-06-27  Arthroleptella kogelbergensis Pyxicephalidae South Africa Turner A, Channing A. 2017. Three new species of Arthroleptella Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) from the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 66: 53–78.
Zoobank: AA573B06-BA81-4B84-B436-5F5CCDF1D892
2017 2017-06-27  Arthroleptella draconella Pyxicephalidae South Africa Turner A, Channing A. 2017. Three new species of Arthroleptella Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) from the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 66: 53–78.
Zoobank 341BABC2-63A8-4C60-A306-D232E92ECE69
2017 2017-06-27  Arthroleptella atermina Pyxicephalidae South Africa Turner A, Channing A. 2017. Three new species of Arthroleptella Hewitt, 1926 (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) from the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 66: 53–78.
Zoobank: AC23D804-3075-40DB-9852-624C32A51547