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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
(See also: Newly Described Species.)

 
Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
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.
1924 2018-08-28  Kurixalus chaseni Rhacophoridae Malaysia; Singapore Matsui M, Kawahara Y, Eto K, Hamidy A, Ahmad N, and Hossman MYB. 2018. Distinct species status of Kurixalus chaseni (Rhacophoridae, Anura) as revealed by mitochondrial phylogeny. Alytes 36: 170–177.
2018 2018-08-28  Ptychadena mutinondoensis Ptychadenidae Zambia Channing A, and Willems F. 2018. A new grass frog with rupicolous tadpoles from northern Zambia (Anura: Ptychadenidae). Zootaxa 4462: 349–366.
2018 2018-08-28  Eleutherodactylus geitonos Eleutherodactylidae Dominican Republic Díaz LM, Incháustegui SJ, Marte C, Köhler G, Cádiz A, and Rodríguez M. 2018. A new frog of the Eleutherodactylus abbotti species group (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Hispaniola, with bioacoustic and taxonomic comments on other species. Novitates Caribaea 12: 25–42.
2018 2018-08-27  Boophis masoala Mantellidae Madagascar Glaw F, Scherz MD, Prötzel D, and Vences M. 2018. Eye and webbing colouration as predictors of specific distinctness: a genetically isolated new treefrog species of the Boophis albilabris group from the Masoala peninsula, northeastern Madagascar. Salamandra 54: 163-177.
2018 2018-08-24  Ischnocnema parnaso Brachycephalidae Brazil Taucce PPG, Canedo C, Parreiras JS, Drummond LO, Nogueira-Costa P, and Haddad CFB. 2018. Molecular phylogeny of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) with the redefinition of its series and the description of two new species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 128: 123–146.
2018 2018-08-24  Ischnocnema colibri Brachycephalidae Brazil Taucce PPG, Canedo C, Parreiras JS, Drummond LO, Nogueira-Costa P, and Haddad CFB. 2018. Molecular phylogeny of Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephalidae) with the redefinition of its series and the description of two new species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 128: 123–146.
2018 2018-08-22  Lankanectes pera Nyctibatrachidae Sri Lanka Senevirathne G, Samarawickrama VAMPK, Wijayathilaka N, Manamendra-Arachchi K, Bowatte G, Samarawickrama DRNS, and Meegaskumbura M. 2018. A new frog species from rapidly dwindling cloud forest streams of Sri Lanka—Lankanectes pera (Anura, Nyctibatrachidae). Zootaxa. 4461: 519–538.
2018 2018-08-22  Mannophryne molinai Dendrobatidae Venezuela Rojas-Runjaic FJM, Matta-Pereira ME, and La Marca E. 2018. Unveiling species diversity in collared frogs through morphological and bioacoustic evidence: a new Mannophryne (Amphibia, Aromobatidae) from Sierra de Aroa, northwestern Venezuela, and an amended definition and call description of M. herminae (Boettger, 1893). Zootaxa 4461: 451–476.
2018 2018-08-22  Leucostethus jota Dendrobatidae Colombia Marin CM, Molina-Zuluaga C, Restrepo A, Cano E, and Daza JM. 2018. A new species of Leucostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the eastern versant of the Central Cordillera of Colombia and the phylogenetic status of Colostethus fraterdanieli. Zootaxa 4461: 359–380.
1853 2018-08-11  Sphaerotheca pluvialis Dicroglossidae India; Sri Lanka Jerdon, T. C. 1853. Catalogue of reptiles inhabiting the Peninsula of India. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 22: 522–534.
2017 2018-08-11  Sphaerotheca pashchima Dicroglossidae India Padhye, AD, Dahanukar N, Sulakhe S, Dandekar N, Limaye S, and Jamdade K. 2017. Sphaerotheca pashchima, a new species of burrowing frog (Anura: Dficroglossidae) from western India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9: 10286–10296.
2018 2018-08-10  Scinax caprarius Hylidae Colombia Acosta-Galvis AR. 2018. Una nueva rana de huesos verdes del género Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) asociada a los bosques subandinos de la cuenca del río Magdalena, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 19 (Suppl. 1) 131–159.
2018 2018-08-10  Hyloxalus sanctamariensis Dendrobatidae Colombia Acosta-Galvis AR, and Pinzón A. 2018. Una nueva rana nodriza (Anura: Dendrobatidae) de los bosques de niebla asociados a la cuenca del Orinoco de Colombia. Biota Colombiana 19 (Suppl. 1) 160–190.
2018 2018-08-09  Poyntonophrynus pachnodes Bufonidae Angola Ceríaco LMP, Marques MP, Bandeira S, Agarwal I, Stanley EL, Bauer AM, Heinicke MP, and Blackburn DC. 2018. A new earless species of Poyntonophrynus (Anura, Bufonidae) from the Serra da Neve Inselberg, Namibe Province, Angola. ZooKeys 780: 109–136.
2018 2018-08-08  Litoria pallidofemora Hylidae Papua New Guinea Kraus F. 2018. Taxonomy of Litoria graminea (Anura: Hylidae), with descriptions of two closely related new species. Zootaxa 4457: 264-284.
2018 2018-08-08  Litoria nullicedens Hylidae Papua New Guinea Kraus F. 2018. Taxonomy of Litoria graminea (Anura: Hylidae), with descriptions of two closely related new species. Zootaxa 4457: 264-284.
2018 2018-08-08  Hyloxalus felixcoperari Dendrobatidae Colombia Acosta-Galvis AR, Vargas-Ramírez M. 2018. A new species of Hyloxalus Jiménez De La Espada 1871 "1870" (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Hyloxalinae) from a cloud forest near Bogotá, Colombia, with comments on the subpunctatus clade. Vertebrate Zoology 68: 123-141.
2018 2018-08-03  Leptobrachella yunkaiensis Megophryidae China Wang J, Yang J, Li Y, Lyu Z, Zeng Z, Liu Z, Ye Y, and Wang Y. 2018. Morphology and molecular genetics reveal two new Leptobrachella species in southern China (Anura, Megophryidae). ZooKeys 776: 105-137.
2018 2018-08-03  Leptobrachella wuhuangmontis Megophryidae China Wang J, Yang J, Li Y, Lyu Z, Zeng Z, Liu Z, Ye Y, and Wang Y. 2018. Morphology and molecular genetics reveal two new Leptobrachella species in southern China (Anura, Megophryidae). ZooKeys 776: 105-137.
2018 2018-08-03  Guibemantis woosteri Mantellidae Madagascar Lehtinen RM, Glaw F, Vences M, Rakotoarison A, and Scherz MD. 2018. Two new Pandanus (Guibemantis: Mantellidae: Anura) from northern Madagascar. European Journal of Taxonomy 451: 1–20.
2018 2018-08-03  Guibemantis albomaculatus Mantellidae Madagascar Lehtinen RM, Glaw F, Vences M, Rakotoarison A, and Scherz MD. 2018. Two new Pandanus (Guibemantis: Mantellidae: Anura) from northern Madagascar. European Journal of Taxonomy 451: 1–20.
2018 2018-07-27  Hypogeophis montanus Indotyphlidae Seychelles Maddock ST, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ 2018 A new species of small, long-snouted Hypogeophis Peters, 1880 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) from the highest elevations of the Seychelles island of Mahé. Zootaxa 4450 (3): 359–375
2018 2018-07-26  Cruziohyla sylviae Hylidae Costa Rica; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama Gray AR. 2018. Review of the genus Cruziohyla (Anura: Phyllomedusidae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa 4450: 401–426.