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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
1949 2018-04-11  Plethodon dixi Plethodontidae United States Pope CH, Fowler JA 1949 A new species of salamander
(Plethodon) from southwestern Virginia. Natural History
Miscellanea Chicago Academy of Sciences, 47: 1–4.
Revalidation by Kuchta SR, Brown AD, Highton R 2018 Disintegrating over space and time: paraphylyand species delimitation in the Wehrle's salamander complex. Zoologic Scripta DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12281
2018 2018-04-11  Brachycephalus actaeus Brachycephalidae Brazil Petry de Carli Monteiro J, Condez TH, Christiano de Anchietta Garcia P, Comitti EJ, Amaral IB, Haddad CFB. 2018. A new species of Brachycephalus (Anura, Brachycephalidae) from the coast of Santa Catarina State, southern Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Zootaxa 4407:483–505.
2018 2018-04-08  Phyllodytes praeceptor Hylidae Brazil Orrico VGD, Dias IR, Marciano-Jr E. 2018. Another new species of Phyllodytes (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 4407:101–110.
1954 2018-04-07  Kaloula ghoshi Microhylidae India Cherchi MA 1954 Una nuova sottospecies di Kaloula baleata delle isole Andamane. Doriana, Genova 1(47): 1-4. Elevated to full species status by Chandramouli SR, Prasad KVD 2018 Taxonomic status of the endemic Andaman Bullfrog Kaloula baleata ghoshi Cherchi, 1954 (Anura: Microhylidae) with notes on distribution and natural history. Tropical Natural History. Chulalaongkorn University, Thailand 18: 40–53.
2018 2018-04-04  Peltophryne armata Bufonidae Dominican Republic Landestoy MA, Turner DB, Marion AB, Hedges SB. 2018. A new species of Caribbean toad (Bufonidae, Peltophryne) from southern Hispaniola. Zootaxa 4403: 523–539.
2018 2018-04-03  Hydromantes wintu Plethodontidae United States Bingham RE, Papenfuss TJ, Lindstrand III L, Wake DB 2018 Phylogeography and species boundaries in the Hydromantes shastae complex, with description of two new species (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 161: 403-427.
2018 2018-04-03  Hydromantes samweli Plethodontidae United States Bingham RE, Papenfuss TJ, Lindstrand III L, Wake DB 2018 Phylogeography and species boundaries in the Hydromantes shastae complex, with description of two new species (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 161: 403-427.
2018 2018-04-03  Chiasmocleis parkeri Microhylidae Ecuador Almendariz C A, Brito M J, Battalas D, Vaca-Guerrero J, Ron SR. 2017 Una especies nueva de rana del genero Chiasmocleis (Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae) de la Cordillera del Condor, Ecuador. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Pauo 57: 119-136.
2018 2018-03-27  Pachytriton airobranchiatus Salamandridae China Li, Chen, Zhiyong Yuan, Haibin Li & Yunke Wu. 2018. The tenth member of stout newt (Amphibia: Salamandridae: Pachytriton): Description of a new species from Guangdong, southern China. Zootaxa 4399(2): 207–219.
2017 2018-03-22  Pristimantis muranunka Strabomantidae Ecuador Brito-M., J., A. Almendáriz C., D. Batallas-R., and S. R. Ron. 2017. Nueva especie de rana bromelícola del género Pristimantis (Amphibia: Craugastoridae), meseta de la Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia. São Paulo 57: 177–195.
2009 2018-03-22  Pristimantis lucidosignatus Strabomantidae Ecuador Roedder, D., and A. Schmitz. 2009. Two new Pristimantis (Anura, Strabomantidae) belonging to the myersi group from the Andean slopes of Ecuador. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 116: 275–288.
2018 2018-03-21  Sylvirana roberti Ranidae Myanmar Sheridan JA, Stuart BL. 2018. Hidden species diversity in Sylvirana nigrovittata (Amphibia: Ranidae) highlights the importance of taxonomic revisions in biodiversity conservation. PLoS ONE 13: e0192766.
2018 2018-03-21  Sylvirana montosa Ranidae Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Viet Nam Sheridan JA, Stuart BL. 2018. Hidden species diversity in Sylvirana nigrovittata (Amphibia: Ranidae) highlights the importance of taxonomic revisions in biodiversity conservation. PLoS ONE 13: e0192766.
2018 2018-03-21  Sylvirana malayana Ranidae Myanmar; Thailand Sheridan JA, Stuart BL. 2018. Hidden species diversity in Sylvirana nigrovittata (Amphibia: Ranidae) highlights the importance of taxonomic revisions in biodiversity conservation. PLoS ONE 13: e0192766.
2018 2018-03-21  Sylvirana lacrima Ranidae Myanmar Sheridan JA, Stuart BL. 2018. Hidden species diversity in Sylvirana nigrovittata (Amphibia: Ranidae) highlights the importance of taxonomic revisions in biodiversity conservation. PLoS ONE 13: e0192766.
2018 2018-03-21  Sylvirana annamitica Ranidae Lao People's Democratic Republic; Viet Nam Sheridan JA, Stuart BL. 2018. Hidden species diversity in Sylvirana nigrovittata (Amphibia: Ranidae) highlights the importance of taxonomic revisions in biodiversity conservation. PLoS ONE 13: e0192766.
2018 2018-03-20  Gephyromantis lomorina Mantellidae Madagascar Scherz MD, Hawlitschek O, Razafindraibe JH, Megson S, Ratsoavina FM, Rakotoarison A, Bletz MC, Glaw F, Vences M. 2018. A distinctive new frog species (Anura, Mantellidae) supports the biogeographic linkage of two montane rainforest massifs in northern Madagascar. Zoosystematics and Evolution 94: 247-261.
2018 2018-03-13  Pristimantis erythroinguinis Strabomantidae Peru Catenazzi A, Lehr E. 2018. Pristimantis antisuyi sp. n. and Pristimantis erythroinguinis sp. n., two new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the eastern slopes of the Andes in Manu National Park, Peru. Zootaxa 4394: 185-200.
2018 2018-03-13  Pristimantis antisuyu Strabomantidae Peru Catenazzi A, Lehr E. 2018. Pristimantis antisuyi sp. n. and Pristimantis erythroinguinis sp. n., two new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the eastern slopes of the Andes in Manu National Park, Peru. Zootaxa 4394: 185-200.
2018 2018-03-09  Sumaterana montana Ranidae Indonesia Arifin U, Smart U, Hertwig ST, Smith EN, Iskandar DT, and Haas A. 2018. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of a taxonomically unstable ranid from Sumatra, Indonesia, reveals a new genus with gastromyzophorous tadpoles and two new species. Zoosystematics and Evolution 94: 163–193.
2018 2018-03-09  Sumaterana dabulescens Ranidae Indonesia Arifin U, Smart U, Hertwig ST, Smith EN, Iskandar DT, and Haas A. 2018. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of a taxonomically unstable ranid from Sumatra, Indonesia, reveals a new genus with gastromyzophorous tadpoles and two new species. Zoosystematics and Evolution 94: 163–193.
2018 2018-03-05  Choerophryne bickfordi Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Kraus F. 2018. A new species of Choerophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of Biological Society of Washington 131: 53-60.
2018 2018-03-01  Nasutixalus yingjiangensis Rhacophoridae China Yang J-H, Chan B P-L. 2018. A new phytotelm-breeding treefrog of the genus Nasutixalus (Rhacophoridae) from western Yunnan of China. Zootaxa 4388: 191-206.
2018 2018-03-01  Phrynobatrachus tanoeensis Phrynobatrachidae Cote d'Ivoire; Ghana Kpan TF, Kouamé NG, Barej MF, Adeba PJ, Emmrich M, Ofori-Boateng C, Rödel M-O. 2018. A new Puddle Frog, genus Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae), from the eastern part of the Upper Guinea biodiversity hotspot, West Africa. Zootaxa 4388: 221-237.
2018 2018-02-28  Leptolalax rowleyae Megophryidae Viet Nam Nguyen LT, Poyarkov NA Jr, Le DT, Vo BD, Phan HT, Duong TV, Murphy RW, and Nguyen SN. 2018. A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Son Tra Peninsula, central Vietnam. Zootaxa 4388: 1–21.
2018 2018-02-27  Psychrophrynella glauca Strabomantidae Peru Catenazzi A, Ttito A. 2018. Psychrophrynella glauca sp. n., a new species of terrestrial-breeding frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Strabomantidae) from the montane forests of the Amazonian Andes of Puno, Peru. PeerJ 6: e4444.
2017 2018-02-27  Ptychadena nuerensis Ptychadenidae Ethiopia Smith ML, Noonan BP, and Colston TJ. 2018. Correction to 'The role of climatic and geological events in generating diversity in Ethiopian grass frogs (genus Ptychadena)'. Royal Society Open Science 4: 171389.
2017 2018-02-27  Ptychadena levenorum Ptychadenidae Ethiopia Smith ML, Noonan BP, and Colston TJ. 2018. Correction to 'The role of climatic and geological events in generating diversity in Ethiopian grass frogs (genus Ptychadena)'. Royal Society Open Science 4: 171389.
2017 2018-02-27  Ptychadena goweri Ptychadenidae Ethiopia Smith ML, Noonan BP, and Colston TJ. 2018. Correction to 'The role of climatic and geological events in generating diversity in Ethiopian grass frogs (genus Ptychadena)'. Royal Society Open Science 4: 171389.
2017 2018-02-27  Ptychadena baroensis Ptychadenidae Ethiopia Smith ML, Noonan BP, and Colston TJ. 2018. Correction to 'The role of climatic and geological events in generating diversity in Ethiopian grass frogs (genus Ptychadena)'. Royal Society Open Science 4: 171389.