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Recently Added Species to AmphibiaWeb

 
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Year Described Date Added Species Family Country Distribution Reference
2017 2017-09-23  Phrynopus unchog Strabomantidae Peru Lehr E, Rodriguez D 2017 Two new species of Andes frogs (Craugastoridae: Phrynopus) from the Cordillera de Carpish in central Peru. Salamandra 53:327-338.
2017 2017-09-23  Phrynopus lapidoides Strabomantidae Peru Lehr E, Rodriguez D 2017 Two new species of Andes frogs (Craugastoridae: Phrynopus) from the Cordillera de Carpish in central Peru. Salamandra 53:327-338.
2017 2017-09-18  Xenophrys liboensis Megophryidae China Zhang Y, Li G, Xiao N, Li J, Pan T, Wang H, Zhang B, Zhou J 2017 A new species of the genus Xenophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryicae) from Libo County, Guizhou, China. Asian Herpetological Research 8:75-85.
2017 2017-09-18  Ectopoglossus saxatilis Dendrobatidae Colombia Grant T, Rada M, Anganoy-Criollo M, Batista A, Dias PH, Jeckel AM, Machado DJ, Rueda-Almonacid JV 2017 Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea). South American Journal of Herpetology 12 (special issue 1): S1-S90.
2017 2017-09-18  Ectopoglossus absconditus Dendrobatidae Colombia Grant T, Rada M, Anganoy-Criollo M, Batista A, Dias PH, Jeckel AM, Machado DJ, Rueda-Almonacid JV 2017 Phylogenetic systematics of dart-poison frogs and their relatives revisited (Anura: Dendrobatoidea). South American Journal of Herpetology 12 (special issue 1): S1-S90.
2017 2017-09-17  Pristimantis nimbus Strabomantidae Ecuador Urgiles VL, Posse V, Timbe BA, Astudillo PX, Sanchez-Nivicela JC 2017 A new terrestrial frog (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the montane cloud forests of the southeastern Ecuadorian Andes. Zootaxa 4318: 520-530.
2017 2017-09-17  Kurixalus lenquanensis Rhacophoridae China Yu G, Wang J, Hou M, Rao D, Yang J 2017 A new species of the genus Kurixalus from Yannan, China (Anura, Rhacophoridae). ZooKeys 694: 71-93.
2017 2017-09-17  Abavorana nazgul Ranidae Malaysia Quah ESH, Shahrul Anuar MS, Grismer LO, Wood Jr PL, Siti Azizah MN, Muin MA 2017 A new species of frog of the genus Abavorana Oliver, Prendini, Kraus & Raxworthy 2015 (Anura: Ranidae) from Gunung Jerai, Kedah, northwestern Peninsular Mayalsia. Zootaxa 4320:272-288.
2017 2017-09-17  Spinomantis beckei Mantellidae Madagascar Vences M, Koehler J, Glaw F 2017 A new species of smooth-skinned Spinomantis frog (Anura: Mantellidae) from south-eastern Madagascar. Zootaxa 4317: 379-390.
2017 2017-09-17  Limnonectes kong Dicroglossidae Malaysia Dehling JM, Dehling DM 2017 A new wide-headed fanged grog of the Limnonectes kuhlii group (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from western Borneo with a redescription of Rana conspicillata Guenther, 1872.
2017 2017-09-06  Rana luanchuanensis Ranidae China Zhao and Yuan, in Zhao H, Yang J, Wang C, Li P, Murphy RW, Che J, Yuan Z 2017 A new species of the genus Rana from Henan, central China (Anura, Ranidae). Zookeys 694:95-108. http://zoobank.org/3FF49AB8-95A4-4C30-8735-2B0C5778A683
2017 2017-09-01  Sachatamia electrops Centrolenidae Colombia Rada M, Jeckel AM, Caorsi VS, Barrientos LS,
Rivera-Correa M, Grant T 2017. A remarkable new white-eyed glassfrog species of Sachatamia from Colombia (Anura: Centrolenidae), with comments on the systematics of the genus. 12:157-173.
2017 2017-09-01  Nymphargus caucanus Centrolenidae Colombia Rada M, Ospina-Sarria JJ, Guayasamin JM 2017 A taxonomic review of tan-brown glassfrogs (Anura: Centrolenidae), with the description of a new species from southwestern Colombia. South American Journal of Herpetology 12:136-156.
2017 2017-08-27  Microkayla chilina Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holoadeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Microkayla chapi Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holoadeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Bryophryne wilakunka Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holodeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Bryophryne tocra Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holodeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Bryophryne quellokunka Strabomantidae Peru De La Riva I, Chaparro JC, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Padial JM 2017 Underestimated anuran radiations in the high Andes: five new species and a new genus of Holodeninae, and their phylogenetic relationships (Anura: Craugastoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society xxxx: 1-44.
2017 2017-08-27  Oreophryne brunnea Microhylidae Papua New Guinea Kraus F 2017 A New Species of Oreophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Mountains of Southeastern Papua New Guinea. Current Herpetology. 36:105-115.
2017 2017-08-27  Kalophrynus kiewi Microhylidae Malaysia Matsui M, Eto K, Belabut DM, Nishikawa K 2017 A new Kalophrynus (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylide) from peninsular Malaysia. Current Herpetology 36: 75-86.
1876 2017-08-27  Hyperolius olivaceus Hyperoliidae Congo; Congo, the Democratic Republic of the; Gabon Peters, W. C. H. 1876. Eine zweite Mittheilung über die von Hrn. Professor Dr. R. Buchholz in Westafrica gesammelten Amphibien. Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussische Akademie des Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1876: 117–123.
Resurrected from subspecies status in Hyperolius cinnamomeoventris by Bell RC, Parra JL, Badjedjea G, Barej MF, Blackburn DC, Burger M, Channing A, Dehling JM, Greenbaum E, Gvozdik V, Kielgast J, Kusamba C, Loetters S, McLaughlin PJ, Nagy Z, Roedel M-O, Portik DM, Stuarr BL,VanDerWal J, Zassi-Boulou AG, Zamudio KR 2017 Idiosyncratic responses to climate-driven forest fragmentation and marine incursions in reed frogs from Central Afica and the Gulf of Guinea islands. Molecular Ecology doi:10.1111/mec.14260
2017 2017-08-27  Hynobius mikawaensis Hynobiidae Japan Matsui M, Misawa Y, Nishikawa K, Shimada T. 2017 A new species of lentic breeding salamander (Amphibia, Caudata) from central Japan. Current Herpetology 36: 116-126.
2015 2017-08-27  Bryophryne bakersfield Craugastoridae Peru Chaparro, J. C., J. M. Padial, R. C. Gutiérrez, and I. De la Riva. 2015. A new species of Andean frog of the genus Bryophryne from southern Peru (Anura: Craugastoridae) and its phylogenetic position, with notes on the diversity of the genus. Zootaxa 3994: 94–108
2017 2017-08-20  Pristimantis latro Strabomantidae Brazil De Olivera EA, Rodrigues LR, Kaefer IZL, Pinto KC, Hernandez-Ruz EJ 2017 A new species of Pristimantis from eastern brazilian Amazonia. ZooKeys 687: 101-129.
2017 2017-08-08  Xenophrys sanu Megophryidae India Deuti K, Grosjean S, Nicolas V, Vasudevan K, Ohler A 2017 Nomenclatural puzzle in early Xenophrys nomina (Anura, Megophryidae) solved with description of two new specie from India (Darjeeling hills and Sikkim). Alytes 34:20-48.
2017 2017-08-08  Xenophrys katabhako Megophryidae India Deuti K, Grosjean S, Nicolas V, Vasudevan K, Ohler A 2017 Nomenclatural puzzle in early Xenophrys nomina (Anura, Megophryidae) solved with description of two new species from India (Darjeeling hills and Sikkim). Alytes 34:20-48.
2917 2017-08-08  Leptolalax maoershanensis Megophryidae China Yuan, Sun, Chen, Rowley & Che in Yuan Z, Sun R, Chen J, Rowley JJL, Wu Z, Hou S, Wang S, Che J . 2017. A new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Guanxi, China. Zootaxa 4300: 551-570.
2017 2017-08-04  Pelophryne penrissenensis Bufonidae Malaysia Matsui M, Nishikawa K, Eto K, Bin Hossman MY 2017 A new species of Pelophryne from western Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo (Anura, Bufonidae). Zoological Science 34: 345-350.
2017 2017-08-03  Nasikabatrachus bhupathi Nasikabatrachidae India Janani SJ, Vasudevan K, Prendini E, Dutta SK, Aggarwal RK 2017 A new species of the genus Nasikabatrachus (Anura, Nasikabatrachidae) from the eastern slopes of the Western Ghats, India. Alytes 34: 1-19.
2017 2017-08-02  Breviceps passmorei Brevicipitidae South Africa Minter, Netherlands & Du Preez, in Minter LR, Netherlands EC, Du Preez LJ 2016 Uncovering a hidden diversity: two new species of Breviceps (Anura: Brevicipitidae) from northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Zootaxa 4300: 195-216.