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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2017 2019-02-18  Rhacophorus lishuiensis Rhacophoridae China Liu B-Q, Y-F Wang, K Jiang, H-M Chen, J-J Zhou, J-N Xu, and C-H Wu. 2017. A new treefrog species of the genus Rhacophorus fround in Zhejiang, China (Anura: Rhacophoridae). Chinese Journal of Zoology 52: 361-372.
2017 2019-02-18  Babina nankunensis Ranidae China Lyu Z-T, Z-C Zeng, J Wang, C-Y Lin, Z-Y Liu, and Y-Y Wang. 2017. Resurrection of genus Nidirana (Anura: Ranidae) and synonymizing N. caldwelli with N. adenopleura, with description of a new species from China. Amphibia-Reptilia 38: 483-502.
2018 2019-02-18  Leptolalax mangshanensis Megophryidae China Hou Y, M Zhang, F Hu, S Li, S Shi, J Chen, X Mo, and B Wang. 2018. A new species of Leptolalax (Anura, Megophryidae) from Hunan, China. Zootaxa 4444: 247-266.
2019 2019-02-13  Hynobius sematonotus Hynobiidae Japan Tominaga, Atsushi, Masafumi Matsui & Kanto Nishikawa. 2019. Two new species of lotic breeding salamanders (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) from western Japan. Zootaxa 4550(4): 525–544.
2019 2019-02-13  Hynobius oyamai Hynobiidae Japan Tominaga, Atsushi, Masafumi Matsui & Kanto Nishikawa. 2019. Two new species of lotic breeding salamanders (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae) from western Japan. Zootaxa 4550(4): 525–544.
2019 2019-02-13  Mysticellus franki Microhylidae India Garg S, Biju SD 2019 New microhylid frog genus from
Peninsular India with Southeast Asian affinity suggests multiple
Cenozoic biotic exchanges between India and Eurasia. Scientific Reports 9:1906
2019 2019-02-10  Megophrys ombrophila Megophryidae China Messenger KR, HA Dahn, Y Liang, P Xie, Y Wang, and C Lu. 2019. A new species of the genus Megophrys Gunther, 1864 (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Mount Wuyi, China. Zootaxa 4554: 561-583.
2019 2019-02-10  Charadrahyla sakbah Hylidae Mexico Jiménez-Arcos VH, Calzada-Arciniega RA, Alfaro-Juantoreno LA, Vázquez-Reyes LD, Blair C, and Parra-Olea G. 2019. A new species of Charadrahyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the cloud forest of western Oaxaca, Mexico. Zootaxa 4554: 371–385.
2019 2019-01-30  Pseudophilautus conniffae Rhacophoridae Sri Lanka Batuwita S, De Silva M, and Udugampala S. 2019. Description of a new species of Pseudophilautus (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) from southern Sri Lanka. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11: 13120-13131.
2019 2019-01-26  Scutiger tengchongensis Megophryidae China Yang J-H, Huang X-Y. 2019. A new species of Scutiger (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Gaoligongshan Mountain Range, China. Copeia 107:10-21
2018 2019-01-15  Fritziana mitus Hemiphractidae Walker M, Wachlevski M, Nogueira-Costa P, Garcia PCA, Haddad CFB 2018 . A new species of Fritziana Mello-Leitao 1937 (Amphibia: Anura: Hemiphractidae) from the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. Herpetologica 74: 329-341.
2019 2019-01-10  Minervarya marathi Dicroglossidae India Phuge S, Dinesh KP, Andhale R, Bhakare K, and Pandit R. 2019. A new species of Fejervarya Bolkay, 1915 (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the northern Western Ghats parts of Maharashtra, India. Zootaxa 4544: 251-268.
2018 2019-01-08  Chiropterotriton nubilus Plethodontidae Mexico García-Castillo MG, Soto-Pozos ÁF, Aguilar-López JL, Pineda E, Parra-Olea G. 2018. Two new species of Chiropterotriton (Caudata:
Plethodontidae) from central Veracruz, Mexico. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 12(2) [Special Section]: 37–54 (e167).
2018 2019-01-08  Chiropterotriton aureus Plethodontidae Mexico García-Castillo MG, Soto-Pozos ÁF, Aguilar-López JL, Pineda E, Parra-Olea G. 2018. Two new species of Chiropterotriton (Caudata:
Plethodontidae) from central Veracruz, Mexico. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 12(2) [Special Section]: 37–54 (e167).
2019 2019-01-08  Microhyla aurantiventris Microhylidae Viet Nam Nguyen LT, Poyarkov, NA Jr., Nguyen TT, Nguyen TA, Tran VH, Gorin VA, Murphy RW, and Nugyen SN. 2019. A new species of the genus Microhyla Tschudi, 1838 (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Tay Nguyen Plateau, Central Vietnam. Zootaxa 4543: 549-580.
2019 2019-01-03  Amolops yatseni Ranidae China Lyu Z-T, Huang L-S, Wang J, Li Y-Q, Chen H-H, Qi S, and Wang Y-Y. 2019. Description of two cryptic species of the Amolops ricketti group (Anura, Ranidae) from southeastern China. ZooKeys 812: 133-156.
2019 2019-01-03  Amolops sinensis Ranidae China Lyu Z-T, Huang L-S, Wang J, Li Y-Q, Chen H-H, Qi S, and Wang Y-Y. 2019. Description of two cryptic species of the Amolops ricketti group (Anura, Ranidae) from southeastern China. ZooKeys 812: 133-156.
2018 2018-12-21  Microhyla darreli Microhylidae India Garg S, Suyesh R, Das A, Jiang J-p, Wijayathilaka N, Amarasinghe AAT, Alhadi F, Vineeth KK, Aravind NA, Senevirathne G, Meegaskumbura M, Biju SD. 2018 "2019". Systematic revision of Microhyla (Microhylidae) frogs of South Asia: a molecular, morphological, and acoustic assessment. Vertebrate Zoology. Senckenberg 69: 1–71.
2018 2018-12-21  Pseudopaludicola matuta Leptodactylidae Brazil Andrade FS, Haga IA, Lyra ML, Carvalho TR, Haddad CFB, Giaretta AA, Toledo LF. 2018. A new species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae) from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
European Journal of Taxonomy 480: 1–25.
2018 2018-12-20  Hyloscirtus hillisi Hylidae Ron SR, Caminer MA, Varela-Jaramillo A, Almeida-Reinoso D 2018 A new treefrog from Cordillera del Cóndor with comments on the biogeographic affinity between Cordillera del Cóndor and the Guianan Tepuis (Anura,Hylidae, Hyloscirtus). ZooKeys 809: 97–124.
2018 2018-12-19  Rhinatrema uaiuai Rhinatrematidae Brazil Maciel AO, Sampaio MIC, Hoogmoed MS, and Schneider H. 2018. Description of two new species of Rhinatrema (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) from Brazil and the return of Epicrionops niger to Rhinatrema. South American Journal of Herpetology 13: 287-299.
2018 2018-12-19  Rhinatrema gilbertogili Rhinatrematidae Brazil Maciel AO, Sampaio MIC, Hoogmoed MS, and Schneider H. 2018. Description of two new species of Rhinatrema (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) from Brazil and the return of Epicrionops niger to Rhinatrema. South American Journal of Herpetology 13: 287-299.
2018 2018-12-18  Phyzelaphryne nimio Eleutherodactylidae Brazil Simões PI, Costa JCL, Rojas-Runjaic FJM, Gagliardi-Urrutia G, Sturaro MJ, Peloso PLV, and Castroviejo-Fisher S. 2018. A new species of Phyzelaphryne Heyer, 1977 (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from the Japurá River basin, with a discussion of the diversity and distribution of the genus. Zootaxa 4532: 203-230.
2018 2018-12-17  Megophrys periosa Megophryidae India; Myanmar MAHONY, S, R G. KAMEI, E C. TEELING, & S. D. BIJU. 2018. Cryptic diversity within the Megophrys major species group (Amphibia: Megophryidae) of the Asian Horned Frogs: Phylogenetic perspectives and a taxonomic revision of South Asian taxa, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa, 4523.1 (2018): 1–96
2018 2018-12-17  Megophrys oreocrypta Megophryidae India MAHONY, S, R G. KAMEI, E C. TEELING, & S. D. BIJU. 2018. Cryptic diversity within the Megophrys major species group (Amphibia: Megophryidae) of the Asian Horned Frogs: Phylogenetic perspectives and a taxonomic revision of South Asian taxa, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa, 4523.1 (2018): 1–96
2018 2018-12-17  Megophrys himalayana Megophryidae India MAHONY, S, R G. KAMEI, E C. TEELING, & S. D. BIJU. 2018. Cryptic diversity within the Megophrys major species group (Amphibia: Megophryidae) of the Asian Horned Frogs: Phylogenetic perspectives and a taxonomic revision of South Asian taxa, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa, 4523.1 (2018): 1–96
2018 2018-12-17  Megophrys flavipunctata Megophryidae India MAHONY, S, R G. KAMEI, E C. TEELING, & S. D. BIJU. 2018. Cryptic diversity within the Megophrys major species group (Amphibia: Megophryidae) of the Asian Horned Frogs: Phylogenetic perspectives and a taxonomic revision of South Asian taxa, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa, 4523.1 (2018): 1–96
2018 2018-12-05  Siren reticulata Sirenidae United States Graham SP, Kline R, Steen DA, and Kelehear C. 2018. Description of an extant salamander from Gulf Coastal Plain of North America: the reticulated siren, Siren reticulata. PLoS ONE 13: e0207460.
2018 2018-12-05  Pristimantis gralarias Strabomantidae Ecuador Guayasamin JM, Arteaga A, and Hutter CR. 2018. A new (singleton) rainfrog of the Pristimantis myersi Group (Amphibia: Craugastoridae) from the northern Andes of Ecuador. Zootaxa 4527: 323-334.
2018 2018-12-04  Brasilotyphlus dubium Siphonopidae Brazil Correia LL, Nunes PMS, Gamble T, Maciel AO, Marques-Souza S, Fouquet A, Rodrigues MT, and Mott T. 2018. A new species of Brasilotyphlus (Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) and a contribution to the knowledge of the relationship between Microcaecilia and Brasilotyphlus. Zootaxa 4527: 186-196.