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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2022 2022-06-14  Gephyromantis portonae Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Köhler J, Crottini A, Hofreiter M, Hutter C R, du Preez L, Preick M, Rakotoarison A, Rancilhac L, Raselimanana A P, Rosa G M, Scherz M D, Glaw F (2022) An integrative taxonomic revision and redefinition of Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) malagasius based on archival DNA analysis reveals four new mantellid frog species from Madagascar. Vertebrate Zoology 72 271–309. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-06-14  Gephyromantis oelkrugi Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Köhler J, Crottini A, Hofreiter M, Hutter C R, du Preez L, Preick M, Rakotoarison A, Rancilhac L, Raselimanana A P, Rosa G M, Scherz M D, Glaw F (2022) An integrative taxonomic revision and redefinition of Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) malagasius based on archival DNA analysis reveals four new mantellid frog species from Madagascar. Vertebrate Zoology 72 271–309. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-06-14  Gephyromantis matsilo Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Köhler J, Crottini A, Hofreiter M, Hutter C R, du Preez L, Preick M, Rakotoarison A, Rancilhac L, Raselimanana A P, Rosa G M, Scherz M D, Glaw F (2022) An integrative taxonomic revision and redefinition of Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) malagasius based on archival DNA analysis reveals four new mantellid frog species from Madagascar. Vertebrate Zoology 72 271–309. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-06-14  Gephyromantis fiharimpe Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Köhler J, Crottini A, Hofreiter M, Hutter C R, du Preez L, Preick M, Rakotoarison A, Rancilhac L, Raselimanana A P, Rosa G M, Scherz M D, Glaw F (2022) An integrative taxonomic revision and redefinition of Gephyromantis (Laurentomantis) malagasius based on archival DNA analysis reveals four new mantellid frog species from Madagascar. Vertebrate Zoology 72 271–309. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-06-08  Stumpffia lynnae Microhylidae Madagascar Mullin KE, Rakotomanga MG, Dawson J, Glaw F, Rakotoarison A, Orozco-terWengel P, Scherz MD. 2022 An unexpected new red bellied Stumpffia (Microhylidae) from forest fragments in central Madagascar highlights remaining cryptic diversity. ZooKeys 1104: 1-28. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2021 2022-05-25  Kurixalus silvaenaias Rhacophoridae China Hou M, Peng XP, Miao JL, Liu S, Li PP, and Orlov NL. 2021. Description a new species of genus Kurixalus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Chengdu Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China, Animal Molecular Breeding, 11(2): 1-16. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-05-18  Andrias jiangxiensis Cryptobranchidae China Chai, J., Lu, C.-Q., Yi, M.-R., Dai, N.-H., Weng, X.-D., Di, M.-X., Peng, Y., Tang, Y., Shan, Q.-H., Wang, K., Liu, H.-Z., Zhao, H.-P., Jin, J.-Q., Cao, R.-J., Lu, P., Luo, L.-C., Murphy, R.W., Zhang, Y.-P., and Che, J.. 2022. Discovery of a wild, genetically pure Chinese giant salamander creates new conservation opportunities. Zoological Research 43: 469–480. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-05-16  Desmognathus pascagoula Plethodontidae United States PYRON, R. A., O’CONNELL, K. A., LAMB, J. Y., & BEAMER, D. A. (2022). A new, narrowly endemic species of swamp-dwelling dusky salamander (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Gulf Coastal Plain of Mississippi and Alabama. Zootaxa, 5133(1), 53-82. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-05-16  Bolitoglossa cathyledecae Plethodontidae Panama PONCE, M., NAVARRO, D., MORALES, R., & BATISTA, A. (2022). A new salamander of the genus Bolitoglossa (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the highlands of western Panama. Zootaxa, 5129(4), 543-556. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-05-11  Theloderma hekouense Rhacophoridae China; Viet Nam Du L, J Wang, S Liu, and G Yu. 2022. A new cryptic species in the Theloderma rhododiscus complex (Anura, Rhacophoridae) from China–Vietnam border regions. ZooKeys 1099: 123–138. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-21  Tylototriton tongziensis Salamandridae China Li S-Z, J Liu, S-C Shi, G Wei, and B Wang. 2022. Description of a new species of the newt genus Tylototriton sensu lato (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from southwestern China. Zootaxa 5128: 248–268. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-12  Pristimantis cryptopictus Strabomantidae Colombia Patiño-Ocampo, E., S. Duarte-Marín, and M. Rivera Correa. 2022. Genética, bioacústica y morfología revelan una nueva especie oculta en Pristimantis dorsopictus (Anura:
Strabomantidae). Revista Latinoamericana De Herpetología 5:60–90. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Tylototriton daloushanensis Salamandridae China Luo, T., S. Yan, N. Xiao, W. Li, H. Deng, and J. Zhou. 2022. A new species of the genus Tylototriton (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae) from the Eastern Dalou Mountains in Guizhou, China. Zoological Systematics 47:66–88. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Onychodactylus pyrrhonotus Hynobiidae Japan Yoshikawa, N., and M. Matsui. 2022. A new salamander of the genus Onychodactylus from Central Honshu, Japan (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae). Current Herpetology 41:82–100. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Pristimantis maryanneae Strabomantidae Ecuador Reyes-Puig, J. P., C. Reyes-Puig, D. Franco-Mena, L. Jost, and M. H. Yánez-Muñoz. 2022. Strong differentiation between amphibian communities on two adjacent mountains in the Upper Rio Pastaza watershed of Ecuador, with descriptions of two new species of terrestrial frogs. ZooKeys 2022:35–87.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Pristimantis burtoniorum Strabomantidae Ecuador Reyes-Puig, J. P., C. Reyes-Puig, D. Franco-Mena, L. Jost, and M. H. Yánez-Muñoz. 2022. Strong differentiation between amphibian communities on two adjacent mountains in the Upper Rio Pastaza watershed of Ecuador, with descriptions of two new species of terrestrial frogs. ZooKeys 2022:35–87. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Philoria knowlesi Myobatrachidae Australia Mahony MJ, Hones, HB, Bertozzi T, Bradford TM, Mahony SV, Newell DA, Clarke JM, Donnellan SC. 2022. A new species of Philoria (Anura: Limnodynastidae) from the uplands of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area of eastern Australia. Zootaxa 5104 (2): 209–241 (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2021 2022-04-10  Cophixalus pusillus Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Günther, R., and S. Richards. 2021. Three new tiny species of the microhylid frog genus Cophixalus Boettger, 1892 from central Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 134:339–362. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2021 2022-04-10  Cophixalus melanogenys Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Günther, R., and S. Richards. 2021. Three new tiny species of the microhylid frog genus Cophixalus Boettger, 1892 from central Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 134:339–362. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2021 2022-04-10  Cophixalus brevidigitus Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Günther, R., and S. Richards. 2021. Three new tiny species of the microhylid frog genus Cophixalus Boettger, 1892 from central Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 134:339–362. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Brachytarsophrys qiannanensis Megophryidae China Li, S., J. Liu, G. Yang, G. Wei, and H. Su. 2022. A new toad species of the genus Brachytarsophrys Tian & Hu, 1983 (Anura, Megophryidae) from Guizhou Province, China. Biodiversity Data Journal 10:e79984. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Phantasmarana tamuia Hylodidae Brazil De Sá, F. P., T. H. Condez, M. L. Lyra, C. F. B. Haddad, and L. R. Malagoli. 2022. Unveiling the diversity of Giant Neotropical Torrent frogs (Hylodidae): phylogenetic relationships, morphology, and the description of two new species. Systematics and Biodiversity 20:1–31. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Phantasmarana curucutuensis Hylodidae Brazil De Sá, F. P., T. H. Condez, M. L. Lyra, C. F. B. Haddad, and L. R. Malagoli. 2022. Unveiling the diversity of Giant Neotropical Torrent frogs (Hylodidae): phylogenetic relationships, morphology, and the description of two new species. Systematics and Biodiversity 20:1–31. (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Craugastor rubinus Craugastoridae Mexico Jameson, A., J. M. Tom, W. Jeffrey, J. Jason, and N. Eric. 2022. Miniaturization in direct-developing frogs from Mexico with the description of six new species. Herpetological Monographs 36:1–48.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Craugastor portilloensis Craugastoridae Mexico Jameson, A., J. M. Tom, W. Jeffrey, J. Jason, and N. Eric. 2022. Miniaturization in direct-developing frogs from Mexico with the description of six new species. Herpetological Monographs 36:1–48.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Craugastor polaclavus Craugastoridae Mexico Jameson, A., J. M. Tom, W. Jeffrey, J. Jason, and N. Eric. 2022. Miniaturization in direct-developing frogs from Mexico with the description of six new species. Herpetological Monographs 36:1–48.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Craugastor cueyatl Craugastoridae Mexico Jameson, A., J. M. Tom, W. Jeffrey, J. Jason, and N. Eric. 2022. Miniaturization in direct-developing frogs from Mexico with the description of six new species. Herpetological Monographs 36:1–48.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Craugastor candelariensis Craugastoridae Mexico Jameson, A., J. M. Tom, W. Jeffrey, J. Jason, and N. Eric. 2022. Miniaturization in direct-developing frogs from Mexico with the description of six new species. Herpetological Monographs 36:1–48.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-10  Craugastor bitonium Craugastoridae Mexico Jameson, A., J. M. Tom, W. Jeffrey, J. Jason, and N. Eric. 2022. Miniaturization in direct-developing frogs from Mexico with the description of six new species. Herpetological Monographs 36:1–48.
(10.3897/vz.72.e78830)
2022 2022-04-09  Allobates paleci Dendrobatidae Brazil Silva LA, Marques R, Folly H, Santana DJ. 2022. A new Amazonian species of Allobates Zimmermann & Zimmermann, 1988 (Aromobatidae) with a trilled advertisement call. PeerJ 10:e13026 (10.3897/vz.72.e78830)