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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
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.
2018 2018-12-04  Scinax strussmannae Hylidae Brazil Ferrão M, Moravec J, Kaefer IL, de Fraga R, and Lima AP. 2018. New species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) with red-striped eyes from Brazilian Amazonia. Journal of Herpetology 52: 473-486.
1864 2018-11-27  Xenophrys monticola Megophryidae Günther, A. C. L. G. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. London: Ray Society by R. Hardwicke.
Recognized as a species by Mahony S, Kamei RG, Teeling EC, and Biju SD. 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: 1–96.
1930 2018-11-16  Arthroleptis wageri Arthroleptidae South Africa FitzSimons, V. 1930. Descriptions of new South African Reptilia and Batrachia, with distribution records of allied species in the Transvaal Museum collection. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 14: 20–48.
Removed from synonymy of Arthroleptis wahlbergii by: Tolley, K.A., W. Conradie, J. Harvey, J. Measey, and D.C. Blackburn. 2018. Molecular phylogenetics reveals a complex history underlying cryptic diversity in the Bush Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis wahlbergii) in southern Africa. African Zoology 53: in press.
2018 2018-11-14  Tylototriton ngarsuensis Salamandridae Myanmar Grismer LL, Wood, Jr PL, Quah ESH, Thura MK, Espinoza RE, Grismer MS, Murdoch ML, Lin A. 2018. A new species of Crocodile Newt Tylototriton(Caudata: Salamandridae) from Shan State, Myanmar (Burma). Zootaxa 4500: 553–573.
2017 2018-11-14  Minervarya muangkanensis Dicroglossidae Thailand Suwannapoom C, Yuan Z-Y, Jian K, Yan F, Gao W, Che J 2017 A new species of rain-pool frog (Dicroglossidae: Fejervarya) from western Thailand. Zoological Research 38: 243-250. Placed in Minervarya following Sanchez,E. Biju SD, Islam MM, Hasan MK, Ohler A, Vences, M, Kurabayashi. 2018. Phylogeny and classification of fejervaryan frogs (Anura: Dicroglossidae). Salamandra 54: 109–116.
2017 2018-11-13  Chiasmocleis veracruz Microhylidae Brazil Forlani MC, Tonini JFR, Cruz CAG, Zaher H, de Sa RO 2017 Molecular and morphological data reveal three new cryptic species of Chiasmocleis (Mehely1904) (Anura, Microhylidae) endemic to the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. PeerJ 5:e3005; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3005
2017 2018-11-13  Chiasmocleis migueli Microhylidae Brazil Forlani MC, Tonini JFR, Cruz CAG, Zaher H, de Sa RO 2017 Molecular and morphological data reveal three new cryptic species of Chiasmocleis (Mehely1904) (Anura, Microhylidae) endemic to the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. PeerJ 5:e3005; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3005
1920 2018-11-13  Chiasmocleis bicegoi Microhylidae Brazil Miranda-Ribeiro A de 1920 Os engystomatideos do Museu Paulista (com um genero e tres especies novos). Revista do Museu Paulista. São Paulo 12: 281–288. Validated by de Sá RO, Tonini JFR, van Huss H, Long A, Cuddy T, Forlani MC, Peloso PLV, Zaher H, Haddad CFB. 2018 "2019". Multiple connections between Amazonia and Atlantic Forest shaped the phylogenetic and morphological diversity of Chiasmocleis Mehely, 1904 (Anura: Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130: 198–210.
2017 2018-11-13  Chiasmocleis altomontana Microhylidae Brazil Forlani MC, Tonini JFR, Cruz CAG, Zaher H, de Sa RO 2017 Molecular and morphological data reveal three new cryptic species of Chiasmocleis (Mehely1904) (Anura, Microhylidae) endemic to the Atlantic Forest, Brazil. PeerJ 5:e3005; DOI 10.7717/peerj.3005
2018 2018-11-04  Megophrys hoanglienensis Megophryidae Viet Nam Tapley B, Cutajar T, Mahony S, Nguyen CT, Dau VQ, Luong AM, Le DT, Nguyen TT, Nguyen TQ, Portway C, Luong HV, and Rowley JJL. 2018. Two new and potentially highly threatened Megophrys Horned frogs (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Indochina's highest mountains. Zootaxa 4508: 301-333.
2018 2018-11-04  Megophrys fansipanensis Megophryidae Viet Nam Tapley B, Cutajar T, Mahony S, Nguyen CT, Dau VQ, Luong AM, Le DT, Nguyen TT, Nguyen TQ, Portway C, Luong HV, and Rowley JJL. 2018. Two new and potentially highly threatened Megophrys Horned frogs (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Indochina's highest mountains. Zootaxa 4508: 301-333.
2018 2018-10-31  Limnonectes kiziriani Dicroglossidae Viet Nam Pham CT, Le MD, Ngo HT, Ziegler T, Nguyen TQ. 2018. A new species of Limnonectes (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Vietnam. Zootaxa 4508: 115–130.
2018 2018-10-24  Buergeria otai Rhacophoridae Taiwan Wang Y-H, Hsiao Y-W, Lee K-H, Tseng HY,
Lin Y-P, Komaki S, et al. (2018) Correction:
Acoustic differentiation and behavioral response
reveals cryptic species within Buergeria treefrogs
(Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Taiwan. PLoS ONE
13(2): e0193040. Original publication:Wang Y-H, Hsiao Y-W, Lee K-H, Tseng H-Y, Lin Y-P, Komaki S, et al. (2017) Acoustic
differentiation and behavioral response reveals
cryptic species within Buergeria treefrogs (Anura,
Rhacophoridae) from Taiwan. PLoS ONE 12(9):
e0184005.
2018 2018-10-18  Microhyla beilunensis Microhylidae Zhang M, Fei L, Ye C, Wang Y, Wang B, Jiang J. 2018. A new species of genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Zhejiang Province, China. Asian Herpetological Research 9: 135-148.
2018 2018-10-12  Hyla perrini Hylidae Italy; Switzerland Dufresnes C, Mazepa G, Rodrigues N, Brelsford A, Litvinchuk SN, Sermier R, Lavanchy G, Betto-Colliard C, Blaser O, Borzée A, Cavoto E, Fabre G, Ghali K, Grossen C, Horn A, Leuenberger J, Phillips BC, Saunders PA, Savary R, Maddalena T, Stöck M, Dubey S, Canestrelli D, Jeffries DL. 2018. Genomic evidence for cryptic speciation in tree frogs from the Apennine Peninsula, with description of Hyla perrini sp. nov. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6: 144.
2018 2018-10-09  Odorrana kweichowensis Ranidae China Li S, Xu N, Lv J, Jiang J, Wei G, and Wang B. 2018. A new species of the odorous frog genus Odorrana (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) from southwestern China. PeerJ 6:e5695.
2018 2018-10-07  Micryletta nigromaculata Microhylidae Viet Nam Poyarkov NA, Nguyen TV, Duong TV, Gorin VA, and Yang J-H. 2018. A new limestone-dwelling species of Micryletta (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from northern Vietnam. PeerJ 6:e5771.
2018 2018-10-05  Brachycephalus mirissimus Brachycephalidae Brazil Pie M, Ribeiro LF, Confetti AE, Nadaline MJ, and Bornschein MR. 2018. A new species of Brachycephalus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from southern Brazil. PeerJ 6:e5683.
2018 2018-10-01  Mantidactylus schulzi Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Hildenbrand A, Warmuth KM, Andreone F, and Glaw F. 2018. A new riparian Mantidactylus (Brygoomantis) frog from the Tsaratanana and Manongarivo Massifs in northern Madagascar. Zootaxa 4486: 575-588.
2018 2018-09-28  Scinax tsachila Hylidae Ecuador Ron SR, Duellman WE, Caminer MA, Pazmino D 2018 Advertisement calls and DNA sequences reveal a new species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) on the Pacific lowlands of Ecuador. PLoSOne:13(9): e0203169.
2018 2018-09-21  Adelophryne michelin Eleutherodactylidae Brazil Lourenco-de-Moraes R, Dias IR, Mira-Mendes CV, Oliveria RMde, Barth A, Ruas DS, Vences M, Sole M, Bastos RP 2018 Diversity of miniaturized frogs of the genus Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae): a new species from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil. PLoS One: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201781
2018 2018-09-05  Leptobrachium tenasserimense Megophryidae Thailand Pawangkhanant P, Poyarkov NA, Van Duong T, Naiduangchan M, Suwannapoom C. 2018 A new species of Leptobrachium (Anura, Megophryidae) from western Thailand. PeerJ 6:e5584
2018 2018-09-01  Proceratophrys ararype Odontophrynidae Brazil Mangia S, Koroiva R, Sales Nunes PM, Roberto IJ, Avila RW, Sant'Anna AC, Santana DJ, Garda AA 2018 A new species of Proceratorphrys (Amphibia: Anura: Odontophrynidae) from the Arapipe Plateau, Ceara State, Northeastern Brazil. Herpetologica 74: 255-268.
2018 2018-09-01  Boana caiapo Hylidae Brazil Pinheiro PDP, Cintra CED, Valdujo PH, Silva HLR, Martins IA, Silva NJ Jr, Garcia PCA. 2018. A new species of the Boana albopunctata group (Anura: Hylidae) from the cerrado of Brazil. South American Journal of Herpetology 13: 170–182.
2018 2018-08-31  Pristimantis tiktik Strabomantidae Ecuador Székely P, Eguiguren JS, Székely D, Ordóñez-Delgado L, Armijos-Ojeda D, Riofrío-Guamán ML, Cogălniceanu D 2018 A new minute Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Andes of southern Ecuador. PLoSOne 13(8): e0202332.
2018 2018-08-30  Leptobrachella fusca Megophryidae Indonesia Eto K, Matsui M, Hamidy A, Munir M, Iskandar D 2018 Two new species of the genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Kalimantan, Indonesia. Current Herpetology 37: 95-105.
2018 2018-08-30  Leptobrachella bondangensis Megophryidae Indonesia Eto K, Matsui M, Hamidy A, Munir M, Iskandar D 2018 Two new species of the genus Leptobrachella (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Kalimantan, Indonesia. Current Herpetology 37: 95-105.