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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2017 2017-10-20  Phyllodytes amadoi Hylidae Brazil Vörös J, Dias IR, Solé M. 2017. A new species of Phyllodytes (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Rainforest of
southern Bahia, Brazil. Zootaxa 4337: 584–594.
2017 2017-10-08  Scinax onca Hylidae Brazil Ferrao M, Moravec J, Fraga Rde, Almeida APde, Kaefer IL, Lima AP 2017 A new species of Scinax from the Purus-Madeira interfluve, Brazilian Amazonia (Anura, Hylidae). ZooKeys 706:137-162.
2017 2017-10-07  Odontophrynus juquinha Odontophrynidae Brazil Rocha PC, Sena LMFde, Pezzuti TL, Leite FSF, Svartman M, Rosset SD, Baldo D, Garcia PCdeA 2017 A new diploid species belonging to the Odontophrynus americanus species group (Anura: Odontophrynidae) from the Espinhaco range, Brazil. Zootaxa 4329:327-350.
2017 2017-10-07  Hypogeophis pti Indotyphlidae Seychelles Maddock ST, Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ 2017. A new species of small and highly abbreviated caecilian (Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) from the Seychelles island of Praslin, and a recharacterization of Hypogeophis brevis Boulenger, 1911. Zootaxa 4329: 301-326.
2017 2017-10-07  Charadrahyla esperancensis Hylidae Mexico Canseco-Marquez L, Ramirez-Gonzalez CG, Gonzalez-Bernal E. 2017 Discovery of another new species of Charadrahyla (Anura, Hylidae) from the cloud forest of northern Oaxaca, Mexico. Zootaxa 4329: 64-72.
1988 2017-10-01  Lissotriton schmidtleri Salamandridae Bulgaria; Greece; Turkey Raxworthy CJ 1988 A description and study of a new dwarf sub-species of smooth newt, Triturus vulgaris, from western Anatolia, Turkey. Journal of Zoology. London 215:753–763. Validation by Pabijan et al. 2017 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 116:1-12.
1906 2017-10-01  Lissotriton graecus Salamandridae Albania; Croatia; Greece; Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of; Montenegro; Serbia Wolterstorff W 1906 Über Triton vulgaris L. subsp. graeca Wolt. n. subsp.. Zoologischer Anzeiger 29:137–139. Validation by Pabijan M, Zielinski P, Dudek K, Stuglik M, Babik W 2017 Isolation and gene flow in a speciationcontinuum in newts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 116:1-12.
2017 2017-10-01  Xenophrys insularis Megophryidae China Wang J, Liu Z-Y, Lyu Z-C, Wang Y-Y 2017 A new species of the genus Xenophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from an offshore island in Guangdong Province, southeastern China. Zootaxa. 4324:541-556.
1954 2017-10-01  Smilisca manisorum Hylidae Honduras; Nicaragua Taylor EH 1954 Additions to the known herpetological fauna of Costa Rica with commonts on other species, No. 1. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 36:597-639. Revalidated by McCranie JR 2017 Morphological and systematic comments on the Caribbean lowland population of Smilisca baudinii (Anura: Hylidae: Hylinae) in northeastern Honduras, with the resurrection of Hyla manisorum Taylor. Mesoamerican Herpetology 4:513-525.
2017 2017-10-01  Pithecopus araguaius Hylidae Brazil Haga IA, Andrade FS, Bruschi DP, Recco-Pimental, Giaretta AA 2017 Unrevealing the leaf frogs Cerrado diversity: A new species of Pithecopus (Anura, Arboranae, Phyllomedusidae) from the Mato Grosso state, Brazil. PLoSONE 12(9):e0184631.
2015 2017-09-30  Kalophrynus meizon Microhylidae Indonesia; Malaysia Zug GR 2015 Morphology and systematics of Kalophrynus interlineatus-pleurostigma populations (Anura: Microhylidae: Kalophrynidae) and a taxonomy of the genus Kalophrynus Tschudi, Asian sticky frogs. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Series 4, 62:135-190.
2015 2017-09-30  Kalophrynus anya Microhylidae Myanmar Zug GR 2015 Morphology and systematics of Kalophrynus interlineatus-pleurostigma populations (Anura: Microhylidae: Kalophrynidae) and a taxonomy of the genus Kalophrynus Tschudi, Asian sticky frogs. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences Series 4, 62:135-190.
2017 2017-09-23  Phrynopus unchog Strabomantidae Peru Lehr E, Rodriguez D 2017 Two new species of Andes frogs (Craugastoridae: Phrynopus) from the Cordillera de Carpish in central Peru. Salamandra 53:327-338.
2017 2017-09-23  Phrynopus lapidoides Strabomantidae Peru Lehr E, Rodriguez D 2017 Two new species of Andes frogs (Craugastoridae: Phrynopus) from the Cordillera de Carpish in central Peru. Salamandra 53:327-338.
2017 2017-09-18  Xenophrys liboensis Megophryidae China Zhang Y, Li G, Xiao N, Li J, Pan T, Wang H, Zhang B, Zhou J 2017 A new species of the genus Xenophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryicae) from Libo County, Guizhou, China. Asian Herpetological Research 8:75-85.
2017 2017-09-18  Ectopoglossus saxatilis Dendrobatidae Colombia Grant T, Rada M, Anganoy-Criollo M, Batista A, Dias PH, Jeckel AM, Machado DJ, Rueda-Almonacid JV 2017 Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea). South American Journal of Herpetology 12 (special issue 1): S1-S90.
2017 2017-09-18  Ectopoglossus absconditus Dendrobatidae Colombia Grant T, Rada M, Anganoy-Criollo M, Batista A, Dias PH, Jeckel AM, Machado DJ, Rueda-Almonacid JV 2017 Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea). South American Journal of Herpetology 12 (special issue 1): S1-S90.
2017 2017-09-17  Pristimantis nimbus Strabomantidae Ecuador Urgiles VL, Posse V, Timbe BA, Astudillo PX, Sanchez-Nivicela JC 2017 A new terrestrial frog (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the montane cloud forests of the southeastern Ecuadorian Andes. Zootaxa 4318: 520-530.
2017 2017-09-17  Kurixalus lenquanensis Rhacophoridae China Yu G, Wang J, Hou M, Rao D, Yang J 2017 A new species of the genus Kurixalus from Yannan, China (Anura, Rhacophoridae). ZooKeys 694: 71-93.
2017 2017-09-17  Abavorana nazgul Ranidae Malaysia Quah ESH, Shahrul Anuar MS, Grismer LO, Wood Jr PL, Siti Azizah MN, Muin MA 2017 A new species of frog of the genus Abavorana Oliver, Prendini, Kraus & Raxworthy 2015 (Anura: Ranidae) from Gunung Jerai, Kedah, northwestern Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 4320:272-288.
2017 2017-09-17  Spinomantis beckei Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Koehler J, Glaw F 2017 A new species of smooth-skinned Spinomantis frog (Anura: Mantellidae) from south-eastern Madagascar. Zootaxa 4317: 379-390.
2017 2017-09-17  Limnonectes kong Dicroglossidae Malaysia Dehling JM, Dehling DM 2017 A new wide-headed fanged grog of the Limnonectes kuhlii group (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from western Borneo with a redescription of Rana conspicillata Guenther, 1872.
2017 2017-09-06  Rana luanchuanensis Ranidae China Zhao and Yuan, in Zhao H, Yang J, Wang C, Li P, Murphy RW, Che J, Yuan Z 2017 A new species of the genus Rana from Henan, central China (Anura, Ranidae). Zookeys 694:95-108. http://zoobank.org/3FF49AB8-95A4-4C30-8735-2B0C5778A683
2017 2017-09-01  Sachatamia electrops Centrolenidae Colombia Rada M, Jeckel AM, Caorsi VS, Barrientos LS,
Rivera-Correa M, Grant T 2017. A remarkable new white-eyed glassfrog species of Sachatamia from Colombia (Anura: Centrolenidae), with comments on the systematics of the genus. 12:157-173.
2017 2017-09-01  Nymphargus caucanus Centrolenidae Colombia Rada M, Ospina-Sarria JJ, Guayasamin JM 2017 A taxonomic review of tan-brown glassfrogs (Anura: Centrolenidae), with the description of a new species from southwestern Colombia. South American Journal of Herpetology 12:136-156.
2017 2017-08-27  Microkayla chilina Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holoadeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Microkayla chapi Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holoadeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Bryophryne wilakunka Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holodeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Bryophryne tocra Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holodeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Bryophryne quellokunka Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holodeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.