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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2018 2018-07-11  Kurixalus yangi Rhacophoridae China Yu G, Hu H, Rao D, Yang J. 2018. A new species of Kurixalus from western Yunnan, China (Anura, Rhacophoridae). ZooKeys 770: 211–226.
2018 2018-07-11  Amazophrynella xinguensis Bufonidae Brazil Rojas RR, Fouquet A, Ron SR, Hernandez-Ruz EJ, Melo-Sampaio PR, Chaparro JC, Vogt RC, de Carvalho VT, Pinheiro LC, Avila RW, Farias IP, Gordo M, Hrbek T. 2018 A Pan-amazonian species delimitation: high species diversity within the genus Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae). PeerJ 6:e4941; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4941
2018 2018-07-11  Amazophrynella teko Bufonidae Brazil; French Guiana Rojas RR, Fouquet A, Ron SR, Hernandez-Ruz EJ, Melo-Sampaio PR, Chaparro JC, Vogt RC, de Carvalho VT, Pinheiro LC, Avila RW, Farias IP, Gordo M, Hrbek T. 2018 A Pan-amazonian species delimitation: high species diversity within the genus Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae). PeerJ 6:e4941; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4941
2018 2018-07-11  Amazophrynella siona Bufonidae Ecuador; Peru Rojas RR, Fouquet A, Ron SR, Hernandez-Ruz EJ, Melo-Sampaio PR, Chaparro JC, Vogt RC, de Carvalho VT, Pinheiro LC, Avila RW, Farias IP, Gordo M, Hrbek T. 2018 A Pan-amazonian species delimitation: high species diversity within the genus Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae). PeerJ 6:e4941; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4941
2018 2018-07-11  Amazophrynella moisesii Bufonidae Brazil Rojas RR, Fouquet A, Ron SR, Hernandez-Ruz EJ, Melo-Sampaio PR, Chaparro JC, Vogt RC, de Carvalho VT, Pinheiro LC, Avila RW, Farias IP, Gordo M, Hrbek T. 2018 A Pan-amazonian species delimitation: high species diversity within the genus Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae). PeerJ 6:e4941; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4941

2018 2018-07-09  Oreobates antrum Craugastoridae Brazil Vaz-Silva W, Maciel NM, Andrade SPd, Amaro RC. 2018. A new cryptic species of Oreobates (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the seasonally dry tropical forest of central Brazil. Zootaxa 4441: 89–108.
1862 2018-07-09  Rhinella diptychus Bufonidae Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Paraguay; Uruguay Cope ED 1862. Catalogues of the reptiles obtained during the explorations of the Parana, Paraguay, Vermejo and Uraguay Rivers, by Capt. Thos. J. Page, U.S.N.; and of those procured by Lieut. N. Michler, U.S. Top. Eng., Commander of the expedition conducting the survey of the Atrato River. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 14: 346–359.
Replacement name for Rhinella schneideri: Lavilla EO, Brusquetti F. 2018. On the identity of Bufo diptychus Cope, 1862 (Anura: Bufonidae). Zootaxa 4442: 161–170.
2018 2018-07-02  Oreophryne albitympanum Microhylidae Indonesia Guenther R, Richards S, Tjaturadi B 2018 Two new frog species from the Foja Mountains in northwestern New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae). Vertebrate Zoology 68: 109-122.
2018 2018-07-02  Choerophryne pipiens Microhylidae Indonesia Guenther R, Richards S, Tjaturadi B 2018 Two new frog species from the Foja Mountains in northwestern New Guinea (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae). Vertebrate Zoology 68: 109-122.
1879 2018-07-02  Fejervarya pulla Dicroglossidae Malaysia Stoliczka F 1870. Observations on some Indian and Malayan Amphibia and Reptilia. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 39: 134–157. Status reaffirmed by Sanchez et al. 2018 Alytes 54:109-116.
2018 2018-06-27  Hynobius fossigenus Hynobiidae Japan Okamiya H, Sugawara H, Nagano M, Pooyarkov NA 2018 An integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of lotic Hynobius salamander from Japan. PeerJ 6:e5084; DOI 10.7717/peerj.5084
2002 2018-06-23  Minervarya nicobariensis Dicroglossidae India Fei, L., C.-y. Ye, J.-p. Jiang, and F. Xie. 2002. On taxonomic status of Rana limnocharis group with revision of nomenclature of the Rice Frog from China. Herpetologica Sinica 9: 88–96 as Fejervarya nicobariensis and Sanchez, E., S. D. Biju, M. M. Islam, M. K. Hasan, A. Ohler, M. Vences, and A. Kurabayashi. 2018. Phylogeny and classification of fejervaryan frogs (Anura: Dicroglossidae). Salamandra 54: 109–116.
2018 2018-06-16  Amolops gerutu Ranidae Malaysia Onn CK, Abraham RK, Grismer JL, and Grismer LL. 2018. Elevational size variation and two new species of torrent frogs from Peninsular Malaysia (Anura: Ranidae: Amolops Cope). Zootaxa 4434: 250–264.
2018 2018-06-16  Amolops australis Ranidae Malaysia Onn CK, Abraham RK, Grismer JL, and Grismer LL. 2018. Elevational size variation and two new species of torrent frogs from Peninsular Malaysia (Anura: Ranidae: Amolops Cope). Zootaxa 4434: 250–264.
1895 2018-06-16  Petropedetes newtonii Petropedetidae Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea Bocage, J. V. B. du. 1895. Sur un batracien nouveau de Fernão do Pó. Jornal de Sciências, Mathemáticas, Physicas e Naturaes. Lisboa. Série 2, 3: 270–272. Revalidation by Sánchez-Vialas, A., M. Calvo-Revuelta, S. Castroviejo-Fisher, and I. De la Riva. 2018. The taxonomic status of Petropedetes newtonii (Amphibia, Anura, Petropedetidae). ZooKeys 765: 59–78.
2018 2018-06-12  Gephyromantis saturnini Mantellidae Madagascar Scherz MD, Rakotoarison A, Ratsoavina FM, Hawlitschek O, Vences M, and Glaw F. 2018. Two new Madagascan frog species of the Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) tandroka complex from northern Mandagascar. Alytes 36: 130–158.
2018 2018-06-12  Gephyromantis grosjeani Mantellidae Madagascar Scherz MD, Rakotoarison A, Ratsoavina FM, Hawlitschek O, Vences M, and Glaw F. 2018. Two new Madagascan frog species of the Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) tandroka complex from northern Mandagascar. Alytes 36: 130–158.
2018 2018-06-12  Pseudopaludicola florencei Leptodactylidae Brazil Andrade FS, Haga IA, Lyra ML, Leite FSF, Kwet A, Haddad CFB, Toledo LF, and Giaretta AA. 2018. A new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae) from eastern Brazil, with novel data on the advertisement call of Pseudopaludicola falcipes (Hensel). Zootaxa 4433: 71–100.
1917 2018-06-12  Hemiphractus panamensis Hemiphractidae Panama Hill RL, Martin KG, Stanley E, and Mendelson JR III. 2018. A taxonomic review of the genus Hemiphractus (Anura: Hemiphractidae) in Panama: description of two new species, resurrection of Hemiphractus panamensis (Stejneger, 1917), and discussion of Hemiphractus fasciatus Peters, 1862. Zootaxa 4429: 495–512.
2018 2018-06-12  Hemiphractus kaylockae Hemiphractidae Panama Hill RL, Martin KG, Stanley E, and Mendelson JR III. 2018. A taxonomic review of the genus Hemiphractus (Anura: Hemiphractidae) in Panama: description of two new species, resurrection of Hemiphractus panamensis (Stejneger, 1917), and discussion of Hemiphractus fasciatus Peters, 1862. Zootaxa 4429: 495–512.
2018 2018-06-12  Hemiphractus elioti Hemiphractidae Brazil Hill RL, Martin KG, Stanley E, and Mendelson JR III. 2018. A taxonomic review of the genus Hemiphractus (Anura: Hemiphractidae) in Panama: description of two new species, resurrection of Hemiphractus panamensis (Stejneger, 1917), and discussion of Hemiphractus fasciatus Peters, 1862. Zootaxa 4429: 495–512.
2018 2018-06-12  Ischnocnema garciai Brachycephalidae Brazil Taucce PPG, Canedo C, and Haddad CFB. 2018. Two new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southeastern Brazil and their phylogenetic position within the I. guentheri series. Herpetological Monographs 32: 1–21.
2018 2018-06-12  Ischnocnema feioi Brachycephalidae Brazil Taucce PPG, Canedo C, and Haddad CFB. 2018. Two new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southeastern Brazil and their phylogenetic position within the I. guentheri series. Herpetological Monographs 32: 1–21.
2018 2018-06-05  Minervarya krishnan Dicroglossidae India Raj P, Dinesh KP, Sas A, Dutta SK, Kar NB, and Mohapatra PP. 2018. Two new species of cricket frogs of the genus Fejervarya Bolkay, 1915 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the Peninsular India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 118: 1–21.
2018 2018-06-05  Minervarya kalinga Dicroglossidae India Raj P, Dinesh KP, Sas A, Dutta SK, Kar NB, and Mohapatra PP. 2018. Two new species of cricket frogs of the genus Fejervarya Bolkay, 1915 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the Peninsular India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 118: 1–21.
2018 2018-05-30  Phasmahyla lisbella Hylidae Pereira EA, Rocha LCL, Folly H, de Silva HR, Santana DJ 2018 A new species of spotted leaf frog, genus Phasmahyla (Amphibia, Phyllomedusidae) from Southeast Brazil. PeerJ 6:e4900; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4900
2018 2018-05-26  Anomaloglossus meansi Dendrobatidae Guyana Kok PJR, Nicolaï MPJ, Lathrop A, and MacCulloch RD. 2018. Anomaloglossus meansi sp. n., a new Pantepui species of the Anomaloglossus beebei group (Anura, Aromobatidae). ZooKeys 759: 99–116.
1951 2018-05-24  Plectrohyla labeculata Hylidae Mexico Campbell JA, Brodie Jr, ED, Caviedes-Solis IW, Nieto-Montes de Oca A, Luja VJ, Flores-Villela O, García-Vázquez UO, Chandra Sarker G, Wostl E, and Smith EN. 2018. Systematics of the frogs allocated to Sarcohyla bistincta sensu lato (Cope, 1877), with description of a new species from Western Mexico. Zootaxa 4422: 366–384.
2018 2018-05-24  Plectrohyla hapsa Hylidae Mexico Campbell JA, Brodie Jr, ED, Caviedes-Solis IW, Nieto-Montes de Oca A, Luja VJ, Flores-Villela O, García-Vázquez UO, Chandra Sarker G, Wostl E, and Smith EN. 2018. Systematics of the frogs allocated to Sarcohyla bistincta sensu lato (Cope, 1877), with description of a new species from Western Mexico. Zootaxa 4422: 366–384.
[Note: While described as a species of Sarcohyla, AmphibiaWeb has chosen to maintain these in Plectrohyla until there is resolution of the issue of Sarcophyla monophyly as raised by Faivovich et al. 2018 South American Journal of Herpetology 13: 1–32).]
2018 2018-05-19  Hynobius tosashimizuensis Hynobiidae Japan Sugawara H, Watabe T, Yoshikawa T, Nagano M 2018 Morphological and molecular analyses of Hynobius dunni reveal a new species from Shikoku, Japan. Herpetologica 74: 159-168.