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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2019 2020-03-28  Austrochaperina fulva Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Guenther R, Richards S 2019 Three new species of Austrochaperina from southern Papua New Guinea (Anura, Microhylidae). Vertebrate Zoology Senckenberg 69: 327-344.
2019 2020-03-28  Austrochaperina brachypus Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Guenther R, Richards S 2019 Three new species of Austrochaperina from southern Papua New Guinea (Anura, Microhylidae). Vertebrate Zoology Senckenberg 69: 327-344.
2019 2020-03-28  Austrochaperina beehleri Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Guenther R, Richards S 2019 Three new species of Austrochaperina from southern Papua New Guinea (Anura, Microhylidae). Vertebrate Zoology Senckenberg 69: 327-344.
2017 2020-03-28  Ptychohyla zoque Hylidae Mexico Canseco-Márquez L, Aguilar-López JL, Luría-Manzano R, Pineda-Arredondo E, Caviedes-Solis IW 2017. A new species of treefrog of the genus Ptychohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from southern Mexico . Zootaxa 4317: 279–290.
2020 2020-03-28  Anaxyrus nevadensis Bufonidae United States Gordon MR, Simandle ET, Sandmeier FC, Tracy CR 2020 Two new cryptic endemic toads of Bufo discovered in central Nevada, western United States (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Bufo [Anaxyrus]). Copeia 108:166-183.
2020 2020-03-28  Anaxyrus monfontanus Bufonidae United States Gordon MR, Simandle ET, Sandmeier FC, Tracy CR 2020 Two new cryptic endemic toads of Bufo discovered in central Nevada, western United States (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Bufo [Anaxyrus]). Copeia 108:166-183.
2020 2020-03-27  Hyloxalus arliensis Dendrobatidae Colombia Acosta-Galvis AR, M Vargas-Ramírez, M Anganoy-Criollo, OA Ibarra, and S. Gonzáles. 2020. Description of a new diminutive Hyloxalus (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Hyloxalinae) from the Magdalena Valley of Colombia. Zootaxa 4758: 83-102.
2020 2020-03-24  Pristimantis pluvian Strabomantidae Brazil de Oliveira EA, LA da Silva, EAP Silva, KLA Guimarães, M Penhacek, JG Martínez, LRR Rodrigues, DJ Santana, EJ Hernández-Ruz. 2020. Four new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Craugastoridae) in the eastern Amazon. PLoS One 15: e0229971.
2020 2020-03-24  Pristimantis pictus Strabomantidae Brazil de Oliveira EA, LA da Silva, EAP Silva, KLA Guimarães, M Penhacek, JG Martínez, LRR Rodrigues, DJ Santana, EJ Hernández-Ruz. 2020. Four new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Craugastoridae) in the eastern Amazon. PLoS One 15: e0229971.
2020 2020-03-24  Pristimantis moa Strabomantidae Brazil de Oliveira EA, LA da Silva, EAP Silva, KLA Guimarães, M Penhacek, JG Martínez, LRR Rodrigues, DJ Santana, EJ Hernández-Ruz. 2020. Four new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Craugastoridae) in the eastern Amazon. PLoS One 15: e0229971.
2020 2020-03-24  Pristimantis giorgii Strabomantidae Brazil de Oliveira EA, LA da Silva, EAP Silva, KLA Guimarães, M Penhacek, JG Martínez, LRR Rodrigues, DJ Santana, EJ Hernández-Ruz. 2020. Four new species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1870 (Anura: Craugastoridae) in the eastern Amazon. PLoS One 15: e0229971.
2014 2020-03-24  Limnonectes deinodon Dicroglossidae Malaysia Dehling J M. 2014. Eine neue Fangzahnfroschart der Gattung Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) vom Gunung Lawit, Malaiische Halbinsel. Sauria. Berlin 36: 17–30.
1872 2020-03-24  Limnonectes conspicillatus Dicroglossidae Malaysia Günther ACLG. 1872. On the reptiles and amphibians of Borneo. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1872: 586–600. Revalidation by Dehling JM, Dehling DM. 2017. A new wide-headed Fanged Frog of the Limnonectes kuhlii group (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from western Borneo with a redescription of Rana conspicillata Günther, 1872. Zootaxa 4317: 291–309.
2020 2020-03-22  Copiula mosbyae Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Guenther R, Richards S 2020 Two new frog species of the genus Copiula Mehely, 1901 (Anura, Microhylidae, Asterophryinae) from southern Papua New Guinea. Russian Journal of Herpetology 27:41-53.
2020 2020-03-22  Copiula bisyllaba Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Guenther R, Richards S 2020 Two new frog species of the genus Copiula Mehely, 1901 (Anura, Microhylidae, Asterophryinae) from southern Papua New Guinea. Russian Journal of Herpetology 27:41-53.
1997 2020-03-20  Brachytarsophrys platyparietus Megophryidae China Rao D-Q, Yang D-T. 1997. The variation in karyotypes of Brachytarsophrys from China with a discussion of the classification of the genus. Asiatic Herpetological Research 7: 103–107. Revalidated by Li Y, Zhang D-D, Lyu Z-T, Wang J, Li Y-L, Liu Z-Y, Chen H-H, Rao D-Q, Z-F Jin, Zhang C-Y, Wang Y-Y. 2020 Review of the genus Brachytarsophrys (Anura:Megophryidae), with revalidation of Brachytarsophrys platyparietus and description of a new species from China. Zoological Research 41:105−122.
2020 2020-03-20  Brachytarsophrys orientalis Megophryidae China Li Y, Zhang D-D, Lyu Z-T, Wang J, Li Y-L, Liu Z-Y, Chen H-H, Rao D-Q, Z-F Jin, Zhang C-Y, Wang Y-Y. 2020 Review of the genus Brachytarsophrys (Anura:Megophryidae), with revalidation of Brachytarsophrys platyparietus and description of a new species from China. Zoological Research 41:105−122.
2020 2020-03-13  Bolitoglossa copinhorum Plethodontidae Honduras Itgen MW, Sessions SK, Wilson LD, Townsend JH 2020 (2019) Integrative systematic revision of Bolitoglossa celaque (Caudata: Plethodontidae), with a new species from the Lenca Highlands of Honduras. Herpetological Monographs 33:48-70.
2020 2020-03-12  Pristimantis bowara Craugastoridae Colombia Acevedo AA, O Armesto, and RE Palma. 2020. Two new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) with notes on the distribution of the genus in northeastern Colombia. Zootaxa 4750: 499-523.
2020 2020-03-12  Pristimantis ardilae Craugastoridae Colombia Acevedo AA, O Armesto, and RE Palma. 2020. Two new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) with notes on the distribution of the genus in northeastern Colombia. Zootaxa 4750: 499-523.
1885 2020-03-11  Rana parvipalmata Ranidae Spain López-Seoane, V. 1885. On two new forms of Rana from N.W. Spain. Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History. Third Series 1885: 169–172. Revalidation based on molecular analyses by Dufresnes C, Nicieza AG, Litvinchuk SN, Rodriques N, Jefferies DL, Vences M, Perrin N, Martinez-Solano I. Are glacial refugia hotspots of speciation and cytonuclear discordances? Answers from the genomic phylogeography of Spanish common frogs. Mol Ecol. 2020;29:986–1000.
2020 2020-03-10  Amolops tuanjieensis Ranidae China Gan Y-L, G-H Yu, and Z-J Wu. 2020. A new species of the genus Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from Yunnan, China. Zoological Research 41: 1-6.
1941 2020-03-10  Boana gracilis Hylidae Brazil Melin, D. E. 1941. Contributions to the knowledge of the Amphibia of South America. Göteborgs Kungl. Vetenskaps-och Vitterhets-samhälles. Handlingar. Serien B, Matematiska och Naturvetenskapliga Skrifter 1: 1–71.
Resurrected in:
Sturaro MJ, JC Lopes Costa, AO Maciel, GR Lima-Filho, FJM Rojas-Runjaic, DP Mejia, SR Ron, and PLV Peloso. 2020. Resolving the taxonomic puzzle of Boana cinerascens (Spix, 1824), with resurrection of Hyla granosa gracilis Melin, 1941 (Anura: Hylidae). Zootaxa 4750: 1-30.
2020 2020-03-10  Eleutherodactylus erythrochomus Eleutherodactylidae Mexico Palacios-Aguilar R, and R Santos-Bibiano. 2020. A new species of direct-developing frog of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from the Pacific lowlands of Guerrero, Mexico. Zootaxa 4750: 250-260.
1995 2020-03-05  Alytes almogavarii Alytidae France; Spain Arntzen JW, García-París M. 1995. Morphological and allozyme studies of Midwife Toads (genus Alytes), including the description of two new taxa from Spain. Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde/ Contributions to Zoology. Amsterdam 65: 5–34. Raised to full species ("distinct incipient species") by Dufresnes C, Martínez-Solano I. 2020. Hybrid zone genomics supports candidate species in Iberian Alytes obstetricans. Amphibia-Reptilia 41: 105–112.
2020 2020-03-04  Pristimantis terrapacis Strabomantidae Colombia Ospina-Sarria JJ, Angarita-Sierra T. 2020 A New Species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Eastern Slope of the Cordillera Oriental, Arauca, Colombia, Herpetologica 76: 83-92.
2020 2020-03-04  Phrynobatrachus mbabo Phrynobatrachidae Cameroon Gvoždík V, Nečas T, Dolinay M, Zimkus BM, Schmitz A, Fokam EB. 2020. Evolutionary history of the Cameroon radiation of puddle frogs (Phrynobatrachidae: Phrynobatrachus), with descriptions of two critically endangered new species from the northern Cameroon Volcanic Line. PeerJ 8:e8393 DOI 10.7717/peerj.8393
2020 2020-03-04  Phrynobatrachus arcanus Phrynobatrachidae Cameroon; Nigeria Gvoždík V, Nečas T, Dolinay M, Zimkus BM, Schmitz A, Fokam EB. 2020. Evolutionary history of the Cameroon radiation of puddle frogs (Phrynobatrachidae: Phrynobatrachus), with descriptions of two critically endangered new species from the northern Cameroon Volcanic Line. PeerJ 8:e8393 DOI 10.7717/peerj.8393
2020 2020-03-02  Kurixalus gracilloides Rhacophoridae Viet Nam Nguyen TV, TV Duong, KT Luu, and NA Poyarkov. 2020. A new species of Kurixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from northern Vietnam with comments on the biogeography of the genus. Journal of Natural History DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2020.1728411.
2020 2020-03-01  Osteocephalus sangay Hylidae Ecuador Valeria D. Chasiluisa, Marcel A. Caminer, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo & Santiago R. Ron (2020) Description and phylogenetic relationships of a new species of treefrog of the Osteocephalus buckleyi species group (Anura: Hylidae), Neotropical Biodiversity, 6:1, 21-36, DOI: 10.1080/23766808.2020.1729306