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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
(See also: Newly Described Species.)

 
Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2010 2020-07-06  Microhyla nepenthicola Microhylidae Malaysia Das, I., and A. Haas. 2010. New species of Microhyla from Sarawak: Old World’s smallest frogs crawl out of miniature pitcher plants on Borneo (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae). Zootaxa 2571: 37–52. Gorin VA, Solovyeva EV, Hasan MK, Okamiya H, Karunarathna DMSS, Pawangkhanant P, de Silva A, Juthong W, Milto KD, Nguyen LT, Suwannapoom C, Haas A, Bickford DP, Das I, and Poyarkov, Jr NA. 2020. A little frog leaps a long way: compounded colonizations of the Indian Subcontinent discovered in the tiny Oriental frog genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Microhylidae). PeerJ 8 (e9411): 2–47 (DOI 10.7717/peerj.9411). (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-07-03  Pseudopaludicola coracoralinae Leptodactylidae Brazil de Andrade FS, IA Haga, ML Lyra, TR de Carvalho, CFB Haddad, AA Giaretta, and LF Toledo. 2020. Reassessment of the taxonomic status of Pseudopaludicola parnaiba (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae), with the description of a new cryptic species from the Brazilian Cerrado. European Journal of Taxonomy 679: 1-36. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-07-03  Rentapia flavomaculata Bufonidae Malaysia; Thailand Chan KO, RK Abraham, BH Badli-Sham. 2020. A revision of the Asian tree toad complex Rentapia hosii (Anura: Bufonidae) with the description of a new species from Peninsular Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 68: 595-607. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-07-02  Tylototrtion panwaensis Salamandridae Myanmar Grismer LL, Wood PL, Quah ESH, Thura MK, Espinoza RE, Murdoch ML 2019 A new species of crocodile newt Tylototriton (Caudata:
Salamandridae) from northern Myanmar (Burma), Journal of Natural History, 53:7-8, 475-495, DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2019.1587534 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-07-02  Tylototriton phukhaensis Salamandridae Thailand Pomchote, Khonsue, Thammachoti, Hernandez, Suwannapoom & Nishikawa in Pomchote P, Khonsue W, Thammachoti P, Hernandez A, Peerachidacho P, Suwannapoom C, Onishi Y, Nishikawa K 2020 A new species of Tylototriton (Urodela: Salamandridae) from Nan Province, northern Thailand. Tropical Natural History 20: 144-161. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-30  Megophrys numhbumaeng Megophryidae India Mahony S, Kamei RG, Teeling EC, Biju SD 2020 Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M.￿parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species, Journal of Natural History, DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2020.1736679 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-30  Megophrys dzukou Megophryidae India Mahony S, Kamei RG, Teeling EC, Biju SD 2020
Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M.￿parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species, Journal of Natural History, DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2020.1736679 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-30  Megophrys awuh Megophryidae India; Myanmar Mahony S, Kamei RG, Teeling EC, Biju SD 2020
Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M.￿parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species, Journal of Natural History, DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2020.1736679 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-30  Hyla flaviventris Hylidae Korea, Republic of Borzée A, and Min M-S in Borzée A, Messenger KR, Chae S, Andersen D, Groffen J, Kim YI, An J, Othman SN, Ri K, Nam TY, Bae Y, Ren J-L, Li J-T, Chuang M-F, Yi Y, Shin Y, Kwon T, Jang Y, Min M-S. 2020 Yellow sea mediated segregation between North East Asian Dryophytes species. PLoS ONE 15(6): e0234299. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234299.
Named as Dryophytes flaviventris (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Phrynopus remotum Strabomantidae Peru Chávez G, LAG Ayachi, and A Catenazzi. 2020. A new species of frog (Terrarana, Strabomantidae, Phrynopus) from the Peruvian Andean grasslands. PeerJ 8: e9433. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Zhangixalus jodiae Rhacophoridae Viet Nam Nguyen TT, HT Ninh, N Orlov, TQ Nguyen, and T Ziegler. 2020. A new species of the genus Zhangixalus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam. Journal of Natural History https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2020.1754484 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
1991 2020-06-29  Amolops nepalicus Ranidae Nepal Yang D-T. 1991. Phylogenetic systematics of the Amolops group of ranid frogs of southeastern Asia and the Greater Sunda Islands. Fieldiana. Zoology. New Series 63: 1–42.
Elevated to species level in: Khatiwada JR, G Shu, B Wang, T Zhao, F Xie, and J Jiang. 2020. Description of a new species of Amolops Cope, 1865 (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Nepal and nomenclatural validation of Amolops nepalicus Yang, 1991. Asian Herpetological Research 11: 71-94. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Amolops mahabharatensis Ranidae Nepal Khatiwada JR, G Shu, B Wang, T Zhao, F Xie, and J Jiang. 2020. Description of a new species of Amolops Cope, 1865 (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Nepal and nomenclatural validation of Amolops nepalicus Yang, 1991. Asian Herpetological Research 11: 71-94. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Xenophrys numhbumaeng Megophryidae India Mahony S, RG Kamei, EC Teeling, and SD Biju. 2020. Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M. parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Natural History https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2020.1736679 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Xenophrys dzukou Megophryidae India Mahony S, RG Kamei, EC Teeling, and SD Biju. 2020. Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M. parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Natural History https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2020.1736679
(10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Xenophrys awuh Megophryidae India Mahony S, RG Kamei, EC Teeling, and SD Biju. 2020. Taxonomic review of the Asian Horned Frogs (Amphibia: Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt) of Northeast India and Bangladesh previously misidentified as M. parva (Boulenger), with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Natural History https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2020.1736679 (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Panophrys jiangi Megophryidae China Liu J, S Li, G Wei, N Xu, Y Cheng, B Wang, and J Wu. 2020. A new species of the Asian toad genus Megophrys sensu lato (Anura: Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China. Asian Herpetological Research 11: 1-18. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Panophrys chishuiensis Megophryidae China Xu N, S-Z Li, J Liu, G Wei, and B Wang. 2020. A new species of the horned toad Megophrys Kuhl & Van Hasselt, 1822 (Anura, Megophryidae) from southwest China. ZooKeys 943: 119–144. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Leptobrachella chishuiensis Megophryidae China Li S-Z, J Liu, G Wei, and B Wang. 2020. A new species of Asian leaf litter toad genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae) from southwest China. ZooKeys 943: 91-118. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-29  Phyllodytes magnus Hylidae Brazil Dias IR, G Novaes-e-Fagundes, AM Neto, J Zina, C Garcia, RS Recoder, F Dal Vechio, MT Rodrigues, and M Solé. 2020. A new large canopy-dwelling species of Phyllodytes Wagler, 1930 (Anura, Hylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of the state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil. PeerJ 8: e8642. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2019 2020-06-25  Pristimantis quintanai Strabomantidae Ecuador Urgiles VL, P Székely, D Székely, N Christodoulides, JC Sanchez-Nivicela, and AE Savage. 2019. Genetic delimitation of Pristimantis orestes (Lynch, 1979) and P. saturninoi Brito et al., 2017 and description of two new terrestrial frogs from the Pristimantis orestes species group (Anura, Strabomantidae). ZooKeys 864: 111-146. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2019 2020-06-25  Pristimantis cajanuma Strabomantidae Ecuador Urgiles VL, P Székely, D Székely, N Christodoulides, JC Sanchez-Nivicela, and AE Savage. 2019. Genetic delimitation of Pristimantis orestes (Lynch, 1979) and P. saturninoi Brito et al., 2017 and description of two new terrestrial frogs from the Pristimantis orestes species group (Anura, Strabomantidae). ZooKeys 864: 111-146. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-20  Rhombophryne ellae Microhylidae Madagascar Scherz MD 2020 Diamond frogs forever: a new species of Rhombophryne Boettger, 1880 (Microhylidae, Cophylinae) from Montagne d’Ambre National Park, northern Madagascar. Zoosystematics and Evolution 96: 313–323 (DOI 10.3897/zse.96.51372). (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-20  Panophrys yangmingensis Megophryidae China Lyu, Zeng & Wang in Lyu Z-T, Li Y-q, Zeng Z-C, Zhao J, Liu Z-y, Guo G-x, Wang Y-y 2020 Four new species of Asian horned toads (Anura, Megophryidae, Megophrys) from southern China. ZooKeys 942: 105–140 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.942.47983). Described as Megophrys (Panophrys) (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-20  Panophrys xiangnanensis Megophryidae China Lyu, Zeng & Wang in Lyu Z-T, Li Y-q, Zeng Z-C, Zhao J, Liu Z-y, Guo G-x, Wang Y-y 2020 Four new species of Asian horned toads (Anura, Megophryidae, Megophrys) from southern China. ZooKeys 942: 105–140 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.942.47983). Described as Megophrys (Panophrys) (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-20  Panophrys shimentaina Megophryidae China Lyu, Liu & Wang in Lyu Z-T, Li Y-q, Zeng Z-C, Zhao J, Liu Z-y, Guo G-x, Wang Y-y 2020 Four new species of Asian horned toads (Anura, Megophryidae, Megophrys) from southern China. ZooKeys 942: 105–140 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.942.47983). (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-20  Panophrys mirabilis Megophryidae China Lyu, Wang & Zhao in Lyu Z-T, Li Y-q, Zeng Z-C, Zhao J, Liu Z-y, Guo G-x, Wang Y-y 2020 Four new species of Asian horned toads (Anura, Megophryidae, Megophrys) from southern China. ZooKeys 942: 105–140 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.942.47983). (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-19  Rana jiulingensis Ranidae China Wan H, Z-T Lyu, S Qi, J Zhao, P-P Li, Y-Y Wang. 2020. A new species of the Rana japonica group (Anura, Ranidae, Rana) from China, with a taxonomic proposal for the R. johnsi group. ZooKeys 942: 141-152. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-19  Dendropsophus bilobatus Hylidae Brazil Ferráo M, J Moravec, J Hanken, and AP Lima. 2020. A new species of Dendropsophus (Anura, Hylidae) from southwestern Amazonia with a green bilobate vocal sac. ZooKeys 942: 77-104. (10.7717/peerj.9411)
2020 2020-06-13  Nymphargus lindae Centrolenidae Ecuador Guayasamin in Guayasamin JM, Cisneros-Heredia DF, McDiarmid RW, Pena P, Hutter CR 2020 Classfrogs of Ecuador: Diversity, Evolution, and Conservation. Diversity 2020, 12, 22 (10.7717/peerj.9411)