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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2019 2019-04-07  Amolops mengdingensis Ranidae China Yu G, Wu Z, and J Yang. 2019. A new species of the Amolops monticola group (Anura: Ranidae) from southwestern Yunnan, China. Zootaxa 4577: 548-560.
2019 2019-04-05  Amazophrynella bilinguis Bufonidae Brazil Kaefer IL, RR Rojas, M Ferrão, IP Farias, and AP Lima. 2019. A new species of Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae) with two distinct advertisement calls. Zootaxa 4577: 316-334.
2019 2019-04-04  Anomoglossus mitaraka Dendrobatidae French Guiana Fouquet A, Vacher J-P, Courtois EA, Deschamps D, Oubater P, Jairam R, Gaucher P, Dubois A, Kok PJR 2019 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. Zootaxa 4576: 439–460.
2019 2019-03-28  Pristimantis mallii Strabomantidae Ecuador Reyes-Puig C, JP Reyes-Puig, DA Velarde-Garcéz, N Dávalos, E Mancero, MJ Navarrete, MH Yánez-Muñoz, DF Cisneros-Heredia, and SR Ron. 2019. A new species of terrestrial frog Pristimantis (Strabomantidae) from the upper basin of the Pastaza River, Ecuador. ZooKeys 832: 113-133.
2019 2019-03-28  Liurana vallecula Ceratobatrachidae China Jiang K, K Wang, Y-F Wang, C Li, and J Che. 2019. 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. Zoological Research 40: 1-10.
2019 2019-03-27  Rhombophryne proportionalis Microhylidae Madagascar Scherz MD, CR Hutter, A Rakotoarison, JC Riemann, M-O Rödel, SH Ndriantsoa, J Glos, SH Roberts, A Crottini, M Vences, and F Glaw. 2019. Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera. PLoS One 14: e0213314.
2019 2019-03-27  Mini scule Microhylidae Madagascar Scherz MD, CR Hutter, A Rakotoarison, JC Riemann, M-O Rödel, SH Ndriantsoa, J Glos, SH Roberts, A Crottini, M Vences, and F Glaw. 2019. Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera. PLoS One 14: e0213314.
2019 2019-03-27  Mini mum Microhylidae Madagascar Scherz MD, CR Hutter, A Rakotoarison, JC Riemann, M-O Rödel, SH Ndriantsoa, J Glos, SH Roberts, A Crottini, M Vences, and F Glaw. 2019. Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera. PLoS One 14: e0213314.
2019 2019-03-27  Mini ature Microhylidae Madagascar Scherz MD, CR Hutter, A Rakotoarison, JC Riemann, M-O Rödel, SH Ndriantsoa, J Glos, SH Roberts, A Crottini, M Vences, and F Glaw. 2019. Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera. PLoS One 14: e0213314.
2019 2019-03-27  Anodonthyla eximia Microhylidae Madagascar Scherz MD, CR Hutter, A Rakotoarison, JC Riemann, M-O Rödel, SH Ndriantsoa, J Glos, SH Roberts, A Crottini, M Vences, and F Glaw. 2019. Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera. PLoS One 14: e0213314.
2019 2019-03-19  Lynchius megacephalus Strabomantidae Ecuador Sánchez-Nivicela JC, VL Urgiles, MJ Navarrete, MH Yánez-Muñoz, and S Ron. 2019. A bizarre new species of Lynchius (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the Andes of Ecuador and first report of Lynchius parkeri in Ecuador. Zootaxa 4567: 1-24.
2019 2019-03-12  Astrobatrachus kurichiyana Nyctibatrachidae India Vijayakumar SP, RA Pyron, KP Dinesh, VR Torsekar, AN Srikanthan, P Swamy, EL Stanley, DC Blackburn, and K. Shanker. 2019. A new ancient lineage of frog (Anura: Nyctibatrachidae: Astrobatrachinae subfam. nov.) endemic to the Western Ghats of peninsular India. PeerJ 7: e6457.
1994 2019-03-11  Neurergus barani Salamandridae Turkey Öz, M. 1994. A new form of Neurergus strauchii (Urodela, Salamandridae) from Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology/ Türk Zooloji Dergisi 18: 115–117. Raised from subspecies of N. strauchii by Rancilhac L, Goudarzi F, Gehara M, Hemami M-R, Elmer KR, Vences M, Steinfartz S. 2019. Phylogeny and species delimitation of near Eastern Neurergus newts (Salamandridae) based on genome-wide RADseq data analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 133: 189–197.
2019 2019-03-11  Phrynobatrachus bibita Phrynobatrachidae Ethiopia Goutte S, Reyes-Velasco J, Boissinot S 2019 A new species of puddle frog from an unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopia (Anura, Phrynobatrachidae, Phrynobatrachus). ZooKeys 824: 53–70.
2019 2019-03-06  Pristimantis sneiderni Strabomantidae Colombia Ospina-Sarria JJ, Duellman WE . 2019 . Two new species of Prisimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from southwestern Colombia. Herpetologica 75: 85-95.
2019 2019-03-06  Pristimantis calima Strabomantidae Colombia Ospina-Sarria JJ, Duellman WE . 2019 . Two new species of Prisimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from southwestern Colombia. Herpetologica 75: 85-95.
1923 2019-02-28  Hynobius vandenburghi Hynobiidae Japan Dunn, E. R. 1923. New species of Hynobius from Japan. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series 12: 27–29. Resurrected from synonymy with H. nebulosus by Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius utsunomiyaorum Hynobiidae Japan Matsui and Okawa in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius setouchi Hynobiidae Japan Matsui, Okawa, Tanabe and Misawa in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius setoi Hynobiidae Japan Matsui, Tanabe and Misawa in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius iwami Hynobiidae Japan Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa and Tominaga in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius bakan Hynobiidae Japan Matsui, Okawa and Nishikawa in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius akiensis Hynobiidae Japan Matsui, Okawa and Nishikawa in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Hynobius abuensis Hynobiidae Japan Matsui, Okawa, Nishikawa and Tominaga in Matsui M, Okawa H, Aoki G, Eto K, Yoshikawa N, Tanabe S, Misawa Y, Tominaga A 2019 Systematics of the widely distributed clouded salamander, Hynobius nebulosus (Amhibia: Caudata: Hynobiidae) and its closest relatives. Current Herpetology 38:32-90.
2019 2019-02-28  Leptobrachella shangsiensis Megophryidae China Chen W, X Liao, S Zhou, and Y Mo. 2019. A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from southern Guangxi, China. Zootaxa 4563: 67-82.
2019 2019-02-27  Gastrotheca yacuri Hemiphractidae Ecuador Carvajal-Endara S, LA Coloma, MA Morales-Mite, JM Guayasamin, P Székely, and WE Duellman. 2019. Phylogenetic systematics, ecology, and conservation of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador, with descriptions of four new biphasic species. Zootaxa 4562: 1-102.
2019 2019-02-27  Gastrotheca turnerorum Hemiphractidae Ecuador Carvajal-Endara S, LA Coloma, MA Morales-Mite, JM Guayasamin, P Székely, and WE Duellman. 2019. Phylogenetic systematics, ecology, and conservation of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador, with descriptions of four new biphasic species. Zootaxa 4562: 1-102.
1932 2019-02-27  Gastrotheca lojana Hemiphractidae Ecuador Parker, H. W. 1932. Some new or rare reptiles and amphibians from southern Ecuador. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 10, 9: 21–26.

Elevated from synonymy with Gastrotheca monticola by:
Duellman WE., AJ Barley, and PJ Venegas. 2014. Cryptic species diversity in marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae: Gastrotheca) in the Andes of northern Peru. Zootaxa 3768: 159–177.
2019 2019-02-27  Gastrotheca elicioi Hemiphractidae Ecuador Carvajal-Endara S, LA Coloma, MA Morales-Mite, JM Guayasamin, P Székely, and WE Duellman. 2019. Phylogenetic systematics, ecology, and conservation of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador, with descriptions of four new biphasic species. Zootaxa 4562: 1-102.
2019 2019-02-27  Gastrotheca cuencana Hemiphractidae Ecuador Carvajal-Endara S, LA Coloma, MA Morales-Mite, JM Guayasamin, P Székely, and WE Duellman. 2019. Phylogenetic systematics, ecology, and conservation of marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador, with descriptions of four new biphasic species. Zootaxa 4562: 1-102.