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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2018 2018-02-17  Scinax ruberoculatus Hylidae Brazil Ferrão M, de Fraga R, Moravec J, Kaefer IL, and Lima AP. 2018. A new species of Amazonian snouted treefrog (Hylidae: Scinax) with description of a novel species-habitat association for an aquatic breeding frog. PeerJ 6: e4321.
2018 2018-02-14  Hyperolius stictus Hyperoliidae Mozambique Conradie W, Verbugt L, Portik DM, Ohler A, Bwong BA, and Lawson LP. 2018. A new reed frog (Hyperoliidae: Hyperolius) from coastal northeastern Mozambique. Zootaxa 4379: 177–198.
2018 2018-02-13  Ansonia pilokensis Bufonidae Thailand Matsui M, Khonsue W, and Panha S. 2018. Two new species of Ansonia (Bufonidae) from Thailand (Anura: Bufonidae). Zoological Science 35: 39–48.
2018 2018-02-13  Ansonia phuketensis Bufonidae Thailand Matsui M, Khonsue W, and Panha S. 2018. Two new species of Ansonia (Bufonidae) from Thailand (Anura: Bufonidae). Zoological Science 35: 39–48.
2018 2018-02-12  Anomaloglossus dewynteri Dendrobatidae French Guiana Fouquet A, Vacher J-P, Courtois EA, Villette B, Reizine H, Gaucher P, Jairam R, Ouboter P, Kok PJR. 2018. On the brink of extinction: two new species of Anomaloglossus from French Guiana and amended definitions of Anomaloglossus degranvillei and A. surinamensis (Anura: Aromobatidae). Zootaxa 4379: 1-23.
2018 2018-02-12  Anomaloglossus blanci Dendrobatidae French Guiana Fouquet A, Vacher J-P, Courtois EA, Villette B, Reizine H, Gaucher P, Jairam R, Ouboter P, Kok PJR. 2018. On the brink of extinction: two new species of Anomaloglossus from French Guiana and amended definitions of Anomaloglossus degranvillei and A. surinamensis (Anura: Aromobatidae). Zootaxa 4379: 1-23.
1913 2018-02-06  Plethodonthyla laevis Microhylidae Resurrection and re-description of Plethodonthyla laevis (Boettger, 1913) and transfer of Rhombophryne alluaudi (Mocquard, 1901) to the genus Plethodontohyla (Amphibia, Microhylidae, Cophylinae). Zoosystematics and Evolution 94: 109–135.
2018 2018-02-04  Fritziana izecksohni Hemiphractidae Brazil Folly M, Hepp F, Carvalho-e-Silva SP. 2018.
A new bromeligenous species of Fritziana Mello-Leitão, 1937 (Amphibia: Anura: Hemiphractidae) from high elevations in the Serra Dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Herpetologica 74: 58–72.
2017 2018-01-30  Rhacophorus hoabinhensis Rhacophoridae Viet Nam Nguyen, TT, Pham CT, Nguyen TQ, Ninh HT, Ziegler T. 2017. A new species of Rhacophorus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam. Asian Herpetological Research 8(4): 221–234.
2017 2018-01-29  Ameerega munduruku Dendrobatidae Brazil Neves MO, Da Silva LA, Akieda PS, Cabrera R, Koroiva R, Santana DJ 2017 A new species of poison frog, genus Ameerega (Anura: Dendrobatidae), from the southern Amazonian rain forest. Salamandra 53:485-493.
2018 2018-01-24  Limnonectes coffeatus Dicroglossidae Lao People's Democratic Republic Phimmachak S., Sivongxay N., Seateun S., Yodthong S., Rujirawan A., Neang T., Aowphol A., and Stuart B.L. 2018. A new Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from southern Laos. Zootaxa 4375: 325–340.
2018 2018-01-22  Phrynobatrachus afiabirago Phrynobatrachidae Ghana Ofori-Boateng C., Leaché A.D., Obeng-Kankam B., Kouamé N.G., Hillers A., and Rödel M.-O. 2018. A new species of puddle frog, genus Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from Ghana. Zootaxa 4374: 565-578.
2018 2018-01-19  Dendropsophus kubricki Hylidae Peru Rivadeneira CD, Venegas PJ, Ron SR (2018) Species limits within the widespread Amazonian treefrog Dendropsophus parviceps with descriptions of two new species (Anura, Hylidae). ZooKeys 726: 25-77.
2018 2018-01-19  Dendropsophus kamagarini Hylidae Bolivia; Brazil; Peru Rivadeneira CD, Venegas PJ, Ron SR (2018) Species limits within the widespread Amazonian treefrog Dendropsophus parviceps with descriptions of two new species (Anura, Hylidae). ZooKeys 726: 25-77.
2018 2018-01-10  Rana lenca Ranidae Honduras Luque-Montes, I., Austin, J.D., Weinfurther, K.D., Wilson, L.D., Hofmann, E.P., Townsend, J.H. 2018. An integrative assessment of the taxonomic status of putative hybrid leopard frogs (Anura: Ranidae) from the Chortís Highlands of Central America, with description of a new species. Systematics and Biodiversity 2018: 1-7
2018 2018-01-08  Nototriton costaricense Plethodontidae Costa Rica Arias, E., Kubicki, B. 2018. A new moss salamander, genus Nototriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from the Cordillera de Talamanca, in the Costa Rica-Panama border region. Zootaxa 4369: 487–500.
2018 2018-01-08  Cornufer exedrus Ceratobatrachidae Papua New Guinea Travers, S.L., Richards, S.J., Broadhead, T.S., Brown, R.M. 2018. A new miniature Melanesian Forest Frog (Ceratobatrachidae: Cornufer) from New Britain Island, constituting the first record of the subgenus Batrachylodes from outside of the Solomon Archipelago. Zootaxa 4370: 23–44.
2017 2018-01-02  Elachistocleis corumbaensis Microhylidae Brazil Piva A, Caramaschi U, Albuquerque NR de 2017 A new species of Elachistocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Brazilian pantanal. Phyllomedusa 16: 143-154.
2017 2017-12-29  Rana dabieshanensis Ranidae China Wang C, Qian L, Zheng C, Guo W, Pan T, Wu J, Wang H, Zhang B 2017 A new species of Rana from the Dabie Mountains in eastern China (Anura, Ranidae). ZooKeys 724: 135-153.
2017 2017-12-28  Bryophryne mancoinca Strabomantidae Peru Mamani L, Catenazzi A, Ttito A, Chaparro JC 2017 A new species of Bryophryne (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera de Vilcabamba, southeastern Peruvian Andes. Phyllomedusa 16: 129-141.
2017 2017-12-28  Philautus ventrimaculatus Rhacophoridae Indonesia Wostl E, Riyanto A, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N, Smith EN, Harvey MB 2017 A taxonomic revision of the Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) of Sumatra with the description of four new species. Herpetological Monographs 31: 98-141.
2017 2017-12-28  Philautus thamyridion Rhacophoridae Indonesia Wostl E, Riyanto A, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N, Smith EN, Harvey MB 2017 A taxonomic revision of the Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) of Sumatra with the description of four new species. Herpetological Monographs 31: 98-141.
2017 2017-12-28  Philautus polymorphus Rhacophoridae Indonesia Wostl E, Riyanto A, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N, Smith EN, Harvey MB 2017 A taxonomic revision of the Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) of Sumatra with the description of four new species. Herpetological Monographs 31: 98-141.
2017 2017-12-28  Philautus amabilis Rhacophoridae Indonesia Wostl E, Riyanto A, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N, Smith EN, Harvey MB 2017 A taxonomic revision of the Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) of Sumatra with the description of four new species. Herpetological Monographs 31: 98-141.
1905 2017-12-28  Sanguirana mearnsi Ranidae Philippines Revalidation of old name and reduction of Sanguirana albotuberculata to its synonymy. Stejneger L 1905 Three new frogs and one new gecko from the Philippine Islands. Proc US Natl Museum 28: 243-338. Brown RM, Prue A, Onn CK, Gaulke M, Sanguila MB, Siler CD 2017 Taxonomic reappraisal of the northeast Mindanao Stream Frog, Sanguirana albotuberculata (Inger 1954), validation of Rana mearnsi, Stejneger 1905, and Description of a new species from the central Philippines. Herpepological Monographs 31: 210-231.
2017 2017-12-28  Sanguirana acai Ranidae Philippines Brown RM, Prue A, Onn CK, Gaulke M, Sanguila MB, Siler CD 2017 Taxonomic reappraisal of the northeast Mindanao Stream Frog, Sanguirana albotuberculata (Inger 1954), validation of Rana mearnsi, Stejneger 1905, and Description of a new species from the central Philippines. Herpepological Monographs 31: 210-231.
2017 2017-12-28  Nyctibatrachus mewasinghi Nyctibatrachidae India Krutha K, Dahanukar N, Molur S 2017 Nyctibatrachus mewasinghi, a new species of night frog (Amphibia: Nyctibatrachidae) from Western Ghats of Kerala, India. J Threatened Taxa 9: 10985-10997.
2017 2017-12-28  Oreophryne phoebe Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Kraus F 2017 A new insular species of Oreophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. J Herpetology 51: 552-558.
2017 2017-12-28  Gephyromantis angano Mantellidae Madagascar Scherz MD, Vences M, Borell J, Ball L, Nomenjanahary DH, Parker D, Rakotondratsima M, Razafimandimby E, Starnes T, Rabearivony J, Glaw F 2017 A new frog species of the subgenus Asperomantis (Anura, Mantellidae, Gephyromantis) from the Bealanana District of northern Madagascar. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93: 451-466.
2017 2017-12-18  Pristimantis puipui Strabomantidae Peru Lehr E, von May R, Moravec J, Cusi JC 2017 Three new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia, Anura, Craugstoridae) from upper montane forests and high Andean grasslands of the Pui Pui Protected Forest in central Peru. Zootaxa 4299 301-336.