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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2017 2017-05-19  Rhinella lilyrodriguezae Bufonidae Peru Cusi JC. Moravec J, Lehr E, Gvozdik V 2017 A new species of samiarboral toad of the Rhinella festae group (Anura, Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Azul National Park, Peru. ZooKeys 673:21-47.
Nomenclatural Act: http://zoobank.org/8FD9CFFD-7311-42A5-85E2-2AB00CF4F7E7
2017 2017-05-17  Hyalinobatrachium yaku Centrolenidae Ecuador Guayasamin, J.M., D.F. Cisneros-Heredia, R.J. Maynard, R.L. Lynch, J. Culebras, and P.S. Hamilton. 2017. A marvelous new glassfrog (Centrolenidae, Hyalinobatrachium) from Amazonian Ecuador. ZooKeys 673: 1–20.
2017 2017-05-11  Desmognathus valentinei Plethodontidae United States Means DB, Lamb JY, Bernardo J 2017 A new species of dusky salamander (Amphibia: Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the eastern Gulf Coastal Plain of the United States and a redescription of D. auriculatus. Zootaxa 4263:467-506.
2017 2017-05-11  Brachycephalus darkside Brachycephalidae Brazil Guimaraes CS, Luz S, Rocha PC, Feio RN 2017 The dark side of pumpin toadlet: a new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from Serra do Brigadeiro, southeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 4258:327-344.
2017 2017-04-15  Microhyla taraiensis Microhylidae Nepal Khatiwada JR, Shu GC, Wang SH, Thapa A, Wang B, Jiang J 2017 A new species of the genus Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) from eastern Nepal. Zootaxa 4254:221-239.
1975 2017-04-15  Microhyla minica Microhylidae India; Nepal Dubois A 1975 Un nouveau sous-genre (Paa) et trois nouvelles espèces du genre Rana. Remarques sur la phylogénies des Ranidés (Amphibiens, Anoures). Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. Serie 3, Zoologie 324:1093–1115.
1867 2017-04-12  Hyperolius bocagei Hyperoliidae Angola; Congo, the Democratic Republic of the; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zambia Steindachner F. 1867. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Bafehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zologischer Theil. 1. Amphibien. Wien: K. K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei.; resurrected by Channing A, Howell KM 2006. Amphibians of East Africa. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press.
2017 2017-04-10  Gracixalus jinggangensis Rhacophoridae China Zeng Z-C, Zhao J, Chen C-Q, Chen G-L, Zhang Z, Wang Y-Y 2017 A new species of the genus Gracixalus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Mount Jinggang, southeastern China. Zootaxa 4250:171-185.
2017 2017-04-03  Rhombophryne nilevina Microhylidae Madagascar Lambert SM, Hutter CR, Scherz MD. 2017. Diamond in the rough: a new species of fossorial diamond frog (Rhombophryne) from Ranomafana National Park, southeastern Madagascar. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93: 143–155
2015 2017-03-27  Dendropsophus bromeliaceus Hylidae Brazil Ferreira,RB, Faivovich J, Beard KH, Pombal,Jr JB 2015.The first bromeligenous species of Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae) from Brazil's Atlantic Forest. PLoS One 10 (12: e0142893): 1–21.
2017 2017-03-26  Pristimantis ecuadorensis Strabomantidae Ecuador Guayasamin, Hutter, Tapia, Culebras, Penafiel, Pyron, Morochz, Funk & Arteaga, in: Guayasamin JM, Hutter CR, Tapia EE, Culebras J, Penafiel N, Pyron RA, Morochz C, Funk WC, Arteaga A . 2017 . Diversification of the rainforog Pristimantis ornatissimus in the lowlands and Andean foothills of Ecuador. PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0172615 March 22, 2017
2017 2017-03-23  Gracixalus sapaensis Rhacophoridae Viet Nam Matsui M, Ohler A, Eto K, Tao NT 2017 . Distinction of Gracixalus carinensis from Vietnam and Myanmar, with description of a new species. Alytes 33:25-37.
2017 2017-03-21  Pelodytes hespericus Pelodytidae Spain Diaz-Rodriguez J, Gehara M, Marquez R, Vences M, Goncalves H, Sequeira F, Martinez-Solano I, Tejedo M 2017 Integrative of molecular, bioacoustical and morphological data reveals two new cryptic species of Pelodytes (Anura, Pelodytidae) from the Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 4243:1-41.
2017 2017-03-21  Pelodytes atlanticus Pelodytidae Portugal Diaz-Rodriguez J, Gehara M, Marquez R, Vences M, Goncalves H, Sequeira F, Martinez-Solano I, Tejedo M 2017 Integrative of molecular, bioacoustical and morphological data reveals two new cryptic species of Pelodytes (Anura, Pelodytidae) from the Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 4243:1-41.
2917 2017-03-21  Leptolalax petrops Megophryidae Viet Nam Rowley JJL, Dau VQ, Hoang HD, Le DTT, Chtajar TP, Nguyen TT 2017 A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from northern Vietnam. Zootaxa 4242:544-564.
2017 2017-03-20  Pristimantis leopardus Strabomantidae Colombia Rivera-Correa M, Jimenez-Rivillas C, Daza JM 2017 Phylogenetic analysis of the neotropical Pristimantis leptolophus species group (Anura: Craugastoridae): molecular approach and description of a new polymorphic species. Zootaxa 4242: 313-343.
2017 2017-03-20  Dendropsophus vraemi Hylidae Peru Caminer MA, Mila B, Jansen M, Fouquet A, Venegas PJ, Chavez G, Lougheed SC, Ron SR . 2017 . Systematics of the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus species complex (Anura: Hylidae): cryuptic diversity and the description of two new species. PLoS One 12(3): e0171785. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.071785
1870 2017-03-20  Dendropsophus reticulatus Hylidae Brazil; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru Revalidation of species described by Jiménez de la Espada, M. 1870. Fauna neotropicalis species quaedam nondum cognitae. Jornal de Sciências, Mathemáticas, Physicas e Naturaes. Lisboa 3: 57–65. Caminer MA, Mila B, Jansen M, Fouquet A, Venegas PJ, Chavez G, Lougheed SC, Ron SR . 2017 . Systematics of the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus species complex (Anura: Hylidae): cryuptic diversity and the description of two new species. PLoS One 12(3): e0171785. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.071785
2017 2017-03-20  Dendropsophus arndti Hylidae Bolivia Caminer MA, Mila B, Jansen M, Fouquet A, Venegas PJ, Chavez G, Lougheed SC, Ron SR . 2017 . Systematics of the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus species complex (Anura: Hylidae): cryuptic diversity and the description of two new species. PLoS One 12(3): e0171785. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.071785
2017 2017-03-17  Ansonia teneritas Bufonidae Malaysia Waser LE, Schweizer M, Haas A, Das I, Jankowski A, Min PY, Hertwig ST 2017 From a lost world: an integrative phylogenetic analysis of Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Lissamphibia: Anura: Bufonidae), with the description of a new species. Org Divers Evol 17:287-303.
2017 2017-03-09  Pristimantis attenboroughi Strabomantidae Peru Lehr E, von May R . 2017 . A new species of terrestrial-breeding frog (Amphibia, Craugasstoridae, Pristimantis) from high elevations of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in central Peru. ZooKeys 660: 17-42.
2017 2017-03-09  Sigalegalephrynus minangkabauensis Bufonidae Indonesia Smart U, Sarker GC, Arifin U, Harvey MB, Sidik I, Hamidy A Kurniawan N, Smith EN . 2017 . A new genus and two new species of arboreal toads from the highlands of Sumatra with a phylogeny of Sundaland toad genera. Herpetologica 73:63-75.
2017 2017-03-09  Sigalegalephrynus mandailinguensis Bufonidae Indonesia Smart U, Sarker GC, Arifin U, Harvey MB, Sidik I, Hamidy A Kurniawan N, Smith EN . 2017 . A new genus and two new species of arboreal toads from the highlands of Sumatra with a phylogeny of Sundaland toad genera. Herpetologica 73:63-75.
2017 2017-03-05  Phyllodytes megatympanum Hylidae Brazil Marciano Jr E, Lantyer-Silva ASF, Sole M. 2017 A new species pf Phyllodytes Wagler, 1830 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of southern Bahia, Brazil. Zootaxa 4238: 135-142.
1945 2017-02-27  Pristimantis brevicrus Strabomantidae Ecuador; Peru Revalidation of description by Andersson, L. G. 1945. Batrachians from East Ecuador, collected 1937, 1938 by Wm. Clarke-Macintyre and Rolf Blomberg. Arkiv för Zoologi. Stockholm 37A(2): 1–88, by Ortega-Andrade HM, Rojas-Soto OR, Espinosa de los Monteros A, Valencia JH, Read M, Ron SR . 2017 . Revalidation of Pristimantis brevicrus (Anura, Craugastoridae) with taxonomic comments on a widespread Amazonian direct-developing frog. Herpetological Journal 27: 81-97.
2017 2017-02-27  Hyperolius ruvuensis Hyperoliidae Tanzania, United Republic of Barratt, Lawson and Loader, in Barratt CD. Lawson LP, Bittencourt-Silva GB, Doggart N, Morgan-Brown T, Nagel P, Loader SP. 2017. A new, narrowly distributed, and critically endangered species of spiny-throated reen frog (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from a highly threatened coastal forest reserve in Tanzania. Herpetological Journal 17:13-24
2017 2017-02-21  Nyctibatrachus webilla Nyctibatrachidae India Garg, S., R. Suyesh, S. Sukesan, and S.D. Biju. 2017. Seven new species of Night Frogs (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) from the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot of India, with remarkably high diversity of diminutive forms. PeerJ 5: e3007.
2017 2017-02-21  Nyctibatrachus sabarimalai Nyctibatrachidae India Garg, S., R. Suyesh, S. Sukesan, and S.D. Biju. 2017. Seven new species of Night Frogs (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) from the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot of India, with remarkably high diversity of diminutive forms. PeerJ 5: e3007.
2017 2017-02-21  Nyctibatrachus robinmoorei Nyctibatrachidae India Garg, S., R. Suyesh, S. Sukesan, and S.D. Biju. 2017. Seven new species of Night Frogs (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) from the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot of India, with remarkably high diversity of diminutive forms. PeerJ 5: e3007.
2017 2017-02-21  Nyctibatrachus radcliffei Nyctibatrachidae India Garg, S., R. Suyesh, S. Sukesan, and S.D. Biju. 2017. Seven new species of Night Frogs (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae) from the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot of India, with remarkably high diversity of diminutive forms. PeerJ 5: e3007.