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Editor, Dr. Jason L. Brown  (zootaxa.dendrobatidae@gmail.com) Dendrobatidae 
Duke University, Durham, USA

Editor, Dr. Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher (zootaxa.treefrogs@gmail.com) Centrolenidae, Hemiphractidae
American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA

Editor, Dr. Victor Goyannes Dill Orrico (zootaxa.hylids@gmail.com) Hylidae
Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, 05508-090 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil

Editor, Dr. David Gower (zootaxa.caecilians@gmail.com) caecilians 
Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD UK 

Editor, Dr. Jose Padial (zootaxa.terrarana@gmail.com) TERRARANA: Brachycephalidae, Craugastoridae, Eleutherodactylidae, Strabomantidae
American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA

Editor, Dr. Jodi Rowley (zootaxa.asianfrogs@gmail.com) South East Asian frogs
Australian Museum, Sydney

Editor, Dr. Diego Baldo (diegobaldo@gmail.com): Leptodactylidae, Alsodidae, Ceratophryidae, Hylodidae, Odontophrynidae, Telmatobiidae.

Senior Editor, Dr. Miguel Vences (zootaxa.amphibians@gmail.com); general inquiries and all amphibian groups not covered by the other editors 
Division of Evolutionary Biology, Zoological Institute, Technical University of Braunschweig, Mendelssohnstr. 4, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany 
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2014

Article
Zootaxa 3852 (2):203–226 (14 Aug. 2014)
Three new species of the salamander genus Hynobius (Amphibia, Urodela, Hynobiidae) from Kyushu, Japan
KANTO NISHIKAWA & MASAFUMI MATSUI
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3851 (1): 001–087 (12 Jul. 2014)
A review of Northern Peruvian glassfrogs (Centrolenidae), with the description of four new remarkable species
EVAN TWOMEY, JESSE DELIA & SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER
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Article
Zootaxa 3846 (3): 348–360 (4 Aug. 2014)
A new diminutive frog species of Adelophryne (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from the Atlantic Forest, southeastern Brazil
RICARDO LOURENÇO-DE-MORAES, RODRIGO BARBOSA FERREIRA, ANTOINE FOUQUET & ROGÉRIO PEREIRA BASTOS
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3843 (1): 001–093 (30 Jul. 2014)
Checklist of Helminth parasites of Amphibians from South America
KARLA MAGALHÃES CAMPIÃO, DRAUSIO HONORIO MORAIS, OLÍVIA TAVARES DIAS, ALINE AGUIAR, GISLAYNE TOLEDO, LUIZ EDUARDO ROLAND TAVARES & REINALDO JOSÉ DA SILVA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3838 (5): 590–594 (22 Jul. 2014)
Is Dicroglossidae Anderson, 1871 (Amphibia, Anura) an available nomen?
ANNEMARIE OHLER1 & ALAIN DUBOIS
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3838 (3): 392–396 (18 Jul. 2014)
On advertisement call of the poison frog Ameerega berohoka (Dendrobatidae, Anura) from the Brazilian Cerrado
FELIPE SILVA DE ANDRADE, ISABELLE AQUEMI HAGA, FABIO AUGUSTO MIGUEL MARTINS & ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA
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Article
Zootaxa 3838 (2): 207–214 (17 Jul. 2014)
A new species of Phrynopus (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the central Peruvian Andes
LUIS MAMANI & SERGIO MALQUI
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3835 (2): 299–300 (10 Jul. 2014)
The advertisement call of Adelophryne maranguapensis (Anura, Eleutherodactylidae)
DANIEL CASSIANO LIMA, DIVA MARIA BORGES-NOJOSA, SONIA ZANINI CECHIN
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Article
Zootaxa 3835 (1): 059–079 (9 Jul. 2014)
Description of the tadpoles of three rare species of megophryid frogs (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Gunung Mulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
EVELYNE OBERHUMMER, CATHERIN BARTEN, MANUEL SCHWEIZER, INDRANEIL DAS, ALEXANDER HAAS & STEFAN T. HERTWIG
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3827 (4): 599–600 (7 Jul. 2014)
Corrections to “Padial et al. (2014) Molecular systematics of terraranas (Anura: Brachycephaloidea) with an assessment of the effects of alignment and optimality criteria”
JOSÉ M. PADIAL, TARAN GRANT & DARREL R. FROST
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Article
Zootaxa 3826 (3): 449–474 (1 Jul. 2014)
Two new fringe-limbed frogs of the genus Ecnomiohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Panama
ABEL BATISTA, ANDREAS HERTZ, KONRAD MEBERT, GUNTHER KÖHLER, SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT, MARCOS PONCE & MILAN VESELY
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3826 (2): 393–396 (30 Jun. 2014)
The tadpole of Amazophrynella manaos Rojas, Carvalho, Gordo, Ávila, Farias and Hrbek, 2014 (Anura, Bufonidae) from the type locality and adjacent regions at Central Amazonia, Brazil
MARCELO MENIN, REYSI JHAYNE PEGORINI,
Vinicius Tadeu de Carvalho, ROMMEL ROBERTO ROJAS & MARCELO GORDO
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Monograph
Zootaxa 3825 (1): 001–132 (26 Jun. 2014)
Molecular systematics of terraranas (Anura: Brachycephaloidea) with an assessment of the effects of alignment and optimality criteria
JOSÉ M. PADIAL, TARAN GRANT & DARREL R. FROST
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3815 (4): 600 (17 Jun. 2014)
Erratum: K.E. NICHOLSON, B.I. CROTHER, C. GUYER & J.M. SAVAGE (2014) Anole classification: A response to Poe Zootaxa, 3814(1): 109–120.
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3815 (1): 147–150 (12 Jun. 2014)
The advertisement call of the endemic Bokermannohyla martinsi (Bokermann, 1964) (Anura: Hylidae) from southern Espinhaço range, southeastern Brazil
PAULO DURÃES PEREIRA PINHEIRO, PEDRO PAULO GOULART TAUCCE, FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE & PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA
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Article
Zootaxa 3814 (3): 419–431 (10 Jun. 2014)
Dressed in black. A New Ansonia Stoliczka, 1870 (Lissamphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) from Gunung Murud, Sarawak, East Malaysia (Borneo)
STEFAN T. HERTWIG, PUI YONG MIN, ALEXANDER HAAS & INDRANEIL DAS
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Article
Zootaxa 3811 (3): 381–386 (4 Jun. 2014)
The breeding behavior of Glyphoglossus molossus and the tadpoles of Glyphoglossus molossus and Calluella guttulata (Microhylidae)
RONALD ALTIG & JODI J. L. ROWLEY
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3802 (3): 400–400 (27 May 2014)
New substitute name for the genus Dayus Steiner & Amaral, 1999 (Annelida: Polychaeta: Histriobdellidae)
YU-TAO ZHANG
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Article
Zootaxa 3802 (3): 381–388 (27 May 2014)
Kicking Triturus arntzeni when it’s down: large-scale nuclear genetic data confirm that newts from the type locality are genetically admixed
B. WIELSTRA & J.W. ARNTZEN
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Article
Zootaxa 3796 (3): 401–434 (20 May 2014)
Two new species of Kalophrynus Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Annamite mountains in southern Vietnam
ANNA B. VASSILIEVA, EDUARD A. GALOYAN, SVETLANA S. GOGOLEVA, & NIKOLAY A. POYARKOV, JR.
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Article
Zootaxa 3796 (1): 062–080 (16 May 2014)
Delimiting the distribution range of Indirana leithii (Boulenger, 1888) (Anura: Ranixalidae), an endemic threatened anuran of the Western Ghats, based on molecular and morphological analysis
NIKHIL MODAK, ANAND PADHYE & NEELESH DAHANUKAR
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Article
Zootaxa 3796 (1): 033–061 (16 May 2014)
Mud-packing frog: A novel breeding behaviour and parental care in a stream dwelling new species of Nyctibatrachus (Amphibia, Anura, Nyctibatrachidae)
KOTAMBYLU VASUDEVA GURURAJA, K.P. DINESH, H. PRITI & G. RAVIKANTH
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3795 (5): 600 (15 May 2014)
Erratum: RAFFAEL ERNST, ALVARO BRUNO TOTO NIENGUESSO, THEA LAUTENSCHLÄGER, MICHAEL F.BAREJ, ANDREAS SCMITZ & MONIQUE HÖLTING (2014) Relicts of a forested past: Southernmost distribution of the hairy frog genus Trichobatrachus Boulenger, 1900 (Anura: Arthroleptidae) in the Serra do Pingano region of Angola with comments on its taxonomic status. Zootaxa, 3779 (2): 297–300.
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Article
Zootaxa 3795 (4): 449–471 (14 May 2014)
Description of two new species of the genus Megophrys (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Heishiding Nature Reserve, Fengkai, Guangdong, China, based on molecular and morphological data
YU-LONG LI, MENG-JIE JIN, JIAN ZHAO, ZU-YAO LIU, YING-YONG WANG & HONG PANG
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Article
Zootaxa 3793 (1): 165–187 (28 Apr. 2014)
The status of Leptopelis barbouri Ahl, 1929 and eleven other nomina of the current tree-frog genus Leptopelis (Arthroleptidae) described from East Africa, with a redescription of Leptopelis grandiceps Ahl, 1929
VÁCLAV GVOŽDÍK, FRANK TILLACK, MICHELE MENEGON & SIMON P. LOADER
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3786 (4): 499–500 (11 Apr. 2014)
The advertisement call of the Cape Melville Treefrog Litoria andiirrmalin (Anura: Hylidae)
CONRAD J. HOSKIN
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Article
Zootaxa 3786 (4): 423–442 (11 Apr. 2014)
Larval masquerade: a new species of paedomorphic salamander (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Eurycea) from the Ouachita Mountains of North America
MICHAEL A. STEFFEN, KELLY J. IRWIN , ANDREA L. BLAIR & RONALD M. BONETT
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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (4): 550–560 (7 Apr. 2014)
Red Hot Chili Pepper. A New Calluella Stoliczka, 1872 (Lissamphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from Sarawak, East Malaysia (Borneo)
INDRANEIL DAS, PUI YONG MIN, WAYNE W. HSU, STEFAN T. HERTWIG & ALEXANDER HAAS

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (3): 438–452 (4 Apr. 2014)
The King of the Dwarves: a new cryptic species of Dainty Frog (Anura: Pyxicephalidae: Cacosternum) from the eastern Great Escarpment of South Africa
WERNER CONRADIE

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (1): 045–058 (2 Apr. 2014)
A new species of striped Ichthyophis Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from Myanmar
MARK WILKINSON, BRONWEN PRESSWELL, EMMA SHERRATT,
ANNA PAPADOPOULOU & DAVID J. GOWER

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Article
Zootaxa 3785 (1): 025–037 (2 Apr. 2014)
A striking new species of phytotelm-breeding tree frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from central Vietnam
JODI J. L. ROWLEY, DUONG THI THUY LE, VINH QUANG DAU, HUY DUC HOANG
& TRUNG TIEN CAO

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3784 (3): 294–296 (28 Mar. 2014)
The advertisement call of Dendropsophus pseudomeridianus (Cruz, Caramaschi & Dias) (Anura: Hylidae)
JOANA CARAM, CYRO DE LUNA-DIAS, FABIO HEPP & SERGIO POTSCH DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3784 (1): 097–098 (26 Mar. 2014)
Advertisement call of Rhinella crucifer (Wied-Neuwied, 1821) (Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Bahia, Brazil
RENAN MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA, DANILO SILVA RUAS, CAIO VINICIUS DE MIRA MENDES
& MIRCO SOLÉ

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Article
Zootaxa 3784 (1): 094–096 (26 Mar. 2014)
The advertisement call of Haddadus aramunha (Cassimiro, Verdade & Rodrigues, 2008) (Anura, Craugastoridae)
TAÍS BORGES COSTA, DANIEL ORSI LARANJEIRAS, DAVID LUCAS RÖHR,
FELIPE DE MEDEIROS MAGALHÃES, FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ & ADRIAN ANTONIO GARDA

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Article
Zootaxa 3784 (1): 079–083 (26 Mar. 2014)
The advertisement call and geographic distribution of Odontophrynus lavillai Cei, 1985 (Anura: Odontophrynidae)
SERGIO ROSSET & DIEGO BALDO

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Article
Zootaxa 3780 (1): 036–050 (20 Mar. 2014)
A new rainfrog of the Pristimantis myersi Group (Amphibia, Craugastoridae) from Volcán Pichincha, Ecuador
FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, J. AMANDA DELGADO C. & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3779 (4): 497–500 (18 Mar. 2014)
The tadpole of the Swelled Vent Frog Feirana quadranus (Anura: Ranidae): Oral, chondrocranial and hyobranchial morphology
MIN-YI HUANG, REN-YAN DUAN & XIANG JI

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Article
Zootaxa 3779 (3): 383–388 (17 Mar. 2014)
Caecilita Wake & Donnelly, 2010 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) is not lungless: implications for taxonomy and for understanding the evolution of lunglessness
MARK WILKINSON, PHILIPPE J. R. KOK, FARAH AHMED & DAVID J. GOWER

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3779 (2): 297–300 (14 Mar. 2014)
Relicts of a forested past: Southernmost distribution of the hairy frog genus Trichobatrachus Boulenger, 1900 (Anura: Arthroleptidae) in the Serra do Pingano region of Angola with comments on its taxonomic status
RAFFAEL ERNST, ALVARO BRUNO TOTO NIENGUESSO, THEA LAUTENSCHLÄGER, MICHAEL F. BAREJ, ANDREAS SCMITZ & MONIQUE HÖLTING

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Article
Zootaxa 3779 (1): 093–100 (13 Mar. 2014)
Larval morphology and advertisement call of Phyllodytes acuminatus Bokermann, 1966 (Anura: Hylidae) from Northeastern Brazil
THAMIRES F. CAMPOS, MARCELO G. DE LIMA, FILIPE AUGUSTO C. DO NASCIMENTO
& EDNILZA M. DOS SANTOS

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3774 (1): 097–100 (4 Mar. 2014)
Advertisement and courtship calls of Phyllodytes wuchereri (Peters, 1873) (Anura: Hylidae)
DEISE CRUZ, EUVALDO MARCIANO-JR & MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI

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Article 
Zootaxa 3768 (3): 253–290 (26 Feb. 2014)
One or two species? On the case of Hyperolius discodactylus Ahl, 1931 and H. alticola Ahl, 1931 (Anura: Hyperoliidae)
H. CHRISTOPH LIEDTKE, DOMINIK HÜGLI, J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING, FABIO PUPIN,
MICHELE MENEGON, ANDREW J. PLUMPTRE, DEO KUJIRAKWINJA & SIMON P. LOADER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3768 (2): 159–177 (25 Feb. 2014)
Cryptic species diversity in marsupial frogs (Anura: Hemiphractidae: Gastrotheca) in the Andes of northern Peru
WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN, ANTHONY J. BARLEY & PABLO J. VENEGAS

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Article 
Zootaxa 3765 (1): 029–053 (14 Feb. 2014)
The tadpoles of nine Cameroonian Leptodactylodon species (Amphibia, Anura, Arthroleptidae)
Lissa Mapouyat
, Mareike Hirschfeld, Mark-Oliver Rödel, H. Christoph Liedtke,
Simon P. Loader, L. Nono Gonwouo, Matthias Dahmen, ThOMas m. Doherty-Bone & Michael F. Barej
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Article
Zootaxa 3764 (4): 427–440 (12 Feb. 2014)
A new species of upland Stream Toad of the genus Ansonia Stoliczka, 
1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia
KIN ONN CHAN, PERRY L. WOOD JR, SHAHRUL ANUAR, 
MOHD ABDUL MUIN,
EVAN S.H. QUAH, 
ALEXANDRA X. Y. SUMARLI & L. LEE GRISMER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3755 (5): 401–418 (24 Jan. 2014)
Description of two new species of Microhyla (Anura: Microhylidae) 
from Bangladesh
MAHMUDUL HASAN, MOHAMMED MAFIZUL ISLAM , MITSURU 
KURAMOTO,
ATSUSHI KURABAYASHI & MASAYUKI SUMIDA
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3754 (4): 498–500 (16 Jan. 2014)
Nomenclature, lectotype designation and type locality restriction for Amietophrynus mauritanicus (Schlegel, 1841) (Anura, Bufonidae)
WOUTER BEUKEMA & PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET
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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (5): 483–493 (09 Jan. 2014)
A new species of Choerophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from the central cordillera of Papua New Guinea

AMY IANNELLA, STEPHEN RICHARDS & PAUL OLIVER

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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (5): 440–452 (09 Jan. 2014)
A new Leptolalax from the mountains of Sabah, Borneo (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae)
MASAFUMI MATSUI, KANTO NISHIKAWA & PAUL YAMBUN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (3): 251–262 (07 Jan. 2014)
A new frog species (Myobatrachidae: Uperoleia) from the Northern Deserts region of Australia, with a redescription of U. trachyderma

RENEE A. CATULLO, PAUL DOUGHTY & J. SCOTT KEOGH

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2013

Article 
Zootaxa 3753 (1): 079–095 (03 Jan. 2014)
A new species of Amazophrynella (Anura:Bufonidae) from the southwestern part of the Brazilian Guiana Shield
ROMMEL R. ROJAS, VINÍCIUS TADEU DE CARVALHO, MARCELO GORDO, Robson W. ÁvilA,
IZENI PIRES FARIAS & TOMAS HRBEK

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Article
Zootaxa 3750 (5): 569–586 (23 Dec. 2013)
A new species of the genus Pristimantis (Amphibia, Craugastoridae) associated with the moderately evelated massifs of French Guiana
Antoine Fouquet, Quentin Martinez, Elodie A. Courtois, Maël Dewynter, Kévin Pineau, Philippe Gaucher, Michel Blanc, Christian Marty & Philippe J. R. Kok

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Zootaxa 3750 (4): 321–347 (20 Dec. 2013)
Three new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro 1920 from Brazilian Cerrado (Anura, Odontophrynidae)

REUBER ALBUQUERQUE BRANDÃO, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, WILIAN VAZ-SILVA &
LEANDRO AMBRÓSIO CAMPOS
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Zootaxa 3750 (4): 301–320 (20 Dec. 2013)
Morphological and acoustic characterization of Proceratophrys goyana (Lissamphibia: Anura: Odontophrynidae), with the description of a sympatric and related new species
LUCAS BORGES MARTINS & ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA

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Zootaxa 3746 (3): 401–421 (12 Dec. 2013)
An integrative appraisal of the diagnosis and distribution of Allobates sumtuosus (Morales, 2002) (Anura, Aromobatidae)
PEDRO IVO SIMÕES, IGOR LUIS KAEFER, IZENI PIRES FARIAS & ALBERTINA PIMENTEL LIMA

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Zootaxa 3746 (2): 383–392 (11 Dec. 2013)
New bioacoustic and distributional data on Bokermannohyla sapiranga Brandão et al., 2012 (Anura: Hylidae): revisiting its diagnosis in comparison with B. pseudopseudis (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937)
THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO, ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA,
BERNARDO FRANCO DA VEIGA TEIXEIRA & LUCAS BORGES MARTINS
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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (5): 501–523 (9 Dec. 2013)
Internal oral morphology in larvae of the genus Rhinella Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae) 

MARIANNA ISABELLA ROSA RODRIGUES DE OLIVEIRA, LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER
& MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI
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Erratum
Zootaxa 3745 (3): 400 (5 Dec. 2013)
Erratum: THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO & ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA (2013) Bioacoustics reveals two new syntopic species of Adenomera Steindachner (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leptodactylinae) in the Cerrado of central Brazil. Zootaxa, 3731(4): 533–551.
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Article 
Zootaxa 3745 (1): 073–083 (3 Dec. 2013)
A new Philautus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from northern Laos allied to P. abditus Inger, Orlov & Darevsky, 1999

BRYAN L. STUART, somphouthone phimmachak, SENGVILAY SEATEUN & JENNIFER A. SHERIDAN

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Article 
Zootaxa 3741 (3): 569–582 (29 Nov. 2013)
A molecular phylogeny recovers Strabomantis aramunha Cassimiro, Verdade and Rodrigues, 2008 and Haddadus binotatus (Spix, 1824) (Anura: Terrarana) as sister taxa
RENATA C. AMARO, IVAN NUNES, CLARISSA CANEDO,, MARCELO F. NAPOLI, FLORA A. JUNCÁ,
VANESSA K. VERDADE, CÉLIO F.B. HADDAD & MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES
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Article 
Zootaxa 3741 (2): 289–294 (27 Nov. 2013)
The Phyllomedusa perinesos group (Anura: Hylidae) is derived from a Miocene Amazonian Lineage

SANTIAGO R. RON, ANA ALMENDARIZ & DAVID C. CANNATELLA

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Zootaxa 3737 (4): 415–428 (21 Nov. 2013)
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from the highest mountain in Indochina

JODI J. L. ROWLEY, VINH QUANG DAU & TAO THIEN NGUYEN

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Zootaxa 3737 (3): 261–279 (20 Nov. 2013)
Two new species of Tylototriton from Thailand (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae)
KANTO NISHIKAWA, WICHASE KHONSUE, PORRAWEE POMCHOTE & MASAFUMI MATSUI

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Zootaxa 3734 (5): 571–582 (8 Nov. 2013)
Taxonomic status of Pseudopaludicola riopiedadensis Mercadal de Barrio and Barrio, 1994 (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae)

DARÍO CARDOZO & LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO

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Zootaxa 3734 (2): 221–240 (5 Nov. 2013)
Identification of sand frogs (Anura: Pyxicephalidae: Tomopterna) from Kenya with the description of two new species

DOMNICK V. WASONGA & ALAN CHANNING

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Zootaxa 3731 (4): 552–560 (1 Nov. 2013)
A new species of Crossodactylodes (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil: first record of genus within the Espinhaço Mountain Range

IZABELA M. BARATA, MARCUS T. T. SANTOS, FELIPE S. F. LEITE & PAULO C. A. GARCIA

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Zootaxa 3731 (4): 533–551 (1 Nov. 2013)
Bioacoustics reveals two new syntopic species of Adenomera Steindachner (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leptodactylinae) in the Cerrado of central Brazil

THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO & ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA

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Zootaxa 3731 (4): 473–494 (1 Nov. 2013)
Phylogeography of the reed frog Hyperolius castaneus (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from the Albertine Rift of Central Africa: Implications for taxonomy, biogeography and conservation
ELI GREENBAUM, ULRICH SINSCH, EDGAR LEHR, FEDERICO VALDEZ
& CHIFUNDERA KUSAMBA

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Zootaxa 3731 (2): 201–211 (30 Oct. 2013)
A new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Río Abiseo National Park, Peru

EDGAR LEHR, CINDY GREGORY & ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI

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Zootaxa 3722 (2): 143–169 (22 Oct. 2013)
Three new species of horned frogs, Megophrys (Amphibia: Megophryidae), from northeast India, with a resolution to the identity of Megophrys boettgeri populations reported from the region
STEPHEN MAHONY, EMMA C. TEELING & S.D. BIJU

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Zootaxa 3722 (1): 061–072 (21 Oct. 2013)
A new frog species (Microhylidae: Cophixalus) from boulder-pile habitat of Cape Melville, north-east Australia

CONRAD J. HOSKIN

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Zootaxa 3718 (4): 398–400 (7 Oct. 2013)
Advertisement call of Zachaenus carvalhoi Izecksohn, 1982 (Anura: Cycloramphidae) from southeastern Brazil
CARLA SILVA GUIMARÃES, JOÃO VICTOR ANDRADE LACERDA & RENATO NEVES FEIO

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Zootaxa 3718 (3): 299–300 (4 Oct. 2013)
The advertisement call and clutch size of the Golden-capped Boulder-frog Cophixalus pakayakulangun (Anura: Microhylidae)

KIERAN V. ALAND & CONRAD J. HOSKIN

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Zootaxa 3718 (3): 297–298 (4 Oct. 2013)
The gender of "cleis": correct spelling of Chiasmocleis supercilialbus Morales and McDiarmid, 2009, and Elachistocleis magnus Toledo, 2010 (Anura, Microhylidae)

PEDRO L. V. PELOSO, ROY W. MCDIARMID & ULISSES CARAMASCHI

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Zootaxa 3717 (2): 280–300 (27 Sept. 2013)
Molecular, morphological and osteological differentiation of a new species of microhylid frog of the genus Stumpffia from northwestern Madagascar

JOHANNES KLAGES, FRANK GLAW, JÖRN KÖHLER, JOHANNES MÜLLER,
CHRISTY A. HIPSLEY & MIGUEL VENCES
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Zootaxa 3716 (4): 583–591 (25 Sept. 2013)
A new and possibly critically endangered species of casque-headed tree frog Aparasphenodon Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Hylidae) from southeastern Brazil
Clodoaldo LOPES DE ASSIS, DIEGO JOSÉ SANTANA, FABIANO AGUIAR DA SILVA,
FERNANDO MARQUES QUINTELA & Renato neves Feio
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Zootaxa 3716 (3): 336–348 (24 Sept. 2013)
A new, riparian, species of Allobates Zimmermann and Zimmermann, 1988 (Anura: Aromobatidae) from southwestern Amazonia
PAULO ROBERTO MELO-SAMPAIO, MOISÉS BARBOSA DE SOUZA &
PEDRO LUIZ VIEIRA PELOSO
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Zootaxa 3716 (1): 098–100 (20 Sept. 2013)
Redescription of the tadpole of Kaloula taprobanica (Anura: Microhylidae) from Sri Lanka
KRISHAN WEWELWALA, ANOMA I. ALAGIYAWADU, GAYANTHI K.KODITUWAKKU
& MALAKA M. BOPAGE
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Zootaxa 3716 (1): 039–052 (20 Sept. 2013)
The South American wolf spider genus Birabenia Mello-Leitão, 1941 (Araneae: Lycosidae: Lycosinae)
LUIS N. PIACENTINI & ALVARO LABORDA

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Zootaxa 3710 (5): 498–500 (17 Sept. 2013)
A comment on the oral dermal flaps of Elachistocleis Parker, 1927 (Anura: Microhylidae) larvae
GABRIEL LAUFER, LAURA C. PEREYRA, MAURICIO S. AKMENTINS & CLAUDIO BORTEIRO

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Zootaxa 3710 (2): 197–199 (12 Sept. 2013)
Advertisement and aggressive calls of Ischnocnema oea (Heyer, 1984) (Anura, Brachycephalidae)
FABIO HEPP & CLARISSA CANEDO

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Zootaxa 3710 (2): 165–178 (12 Sept. 2013)
A new species of Kaloula (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from southern Guangxi, China
YUNMING MO, WEI ZHANG, SHICHU ZHOU, TIANBO CHEN, HUAXING TANG,
YUANJUN MENG & WEICAI CHEN
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Zootaxa 3710 (1): 031–045 (11 Sept. 2013)
A new shrub frog in the genus Platymantis (Ceratobatrachidae) from the Nakanai Mountains of eastern New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago
RAFE M. BROWN, STEPHEN J. RICHARDS & Taylor S. Broadhead

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Zootaxa 3702 (6): 545–565 (30 Aug. 2013)
A new tree frog in the genus Polypedates (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Thailand
ATTAPOL RUJIRAWAN, BRYAN L. STUART & ANCHALEE AOWPHOL

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Zootaxa 3702 (5): 459–472 (29 Aug. 2013)
A new Crossodactylodes Cochran, 1938 (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Paratelmatobiinae) from the highlands of the Atlantic Forests of southern Bahia, Brazil
MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., RENATO SOUSA RECODER, RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO,
ROBERTA PACHECO DAMASCENO, JOSÉ CASSIMIRO& MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES
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Zootaxa 3702 (2): 198–200 (26 Aug. 2013)
The advertisement call of the toad Rhinella humboldti (Bufonidae)
OLGA LUCÍA TORRES-SUÁREZ & FERNANDO VARGAS-SALINAS

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Zootaxa 3702 (2): 101–123 (26 Aug. 2013)
Re-evaluating the taxonomic status of Chiromantis in Thailand using multiple lines of evidence (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae)
ANCHALEE AOWPHOL, ATTAPOL RUJIRAWAN, WUT TAKSINTUM, SUTIPONG ARSIRAPOT &
DAVID S. MCLEOD
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Zootaxa 3701 (5): 518–550 (22 Aug. 2013)
A molecular phylogeny of African Dainty Frogs, with the description of four new species (Anura: Pyxicephalidae: Cacosternum)
Alan Channing , ANDREAS SCHMITZ, Marius Burger & JOS KIELGAST

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Zootaxa 3701 (3): 349–364 (20 Aug. 2013)
A new species of Leptodactylus Fitzinger (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leptodactylinae) from montane rock fields of the Chapada Diamantina, northeastern Brazil
THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO, FELIFE SÁ FORTES LEITE & TIAGO LEITE PEZZUTI

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Zootaxa 3701 (2): 207–237 (19 Aug. 2013)
Taxonomic circumscription of Adenomera martinezi (Bokermann, 1956) (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leptodactylinae) with the recognition of a new cryptic taxon through a bioacoustic approach
THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO & ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA

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Zootaxa 3700 (3): 593–596 (15 Aug. 2013)
On the advertisement call of Dermatonotus muelleri (Boettger, 1885) (Anura, Microhylidae)
ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA, FELIPE SILVA DE ANDRADE, ISABELLE AQUEMI HAGA & CYRO DE SOUSA BERNARDES

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Zootaxa 3700 (3): 499–500 (14 Aug. 2013)
Crossodactylodinae Fouquet, Blotto, Maronna, Verdade, Juncá, de Sá & Trefaut Rodrigues, 2013 is an invalid junior synonym of Paratelmatobiinae Ohler & Dubois, 2012 (Amphibia, Anura)
ALAIN DUBOIS

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Zootaxa 3700 (1): 140–158 (12 Aug. 2013)
The genus Odontophrynus (Anura: Odontophrynidae): a larval perspective
FILIPE AUGUSTO C. DO NASCIMENTO, TAMÍ MOTT, JOSÉ A. LANGONE, CHRISTINE A. DAVIS
& RAFAEL O. DE SÁ

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Zootaxa 3700 (1): 048–064 (12 Aug. 2013)
A new Psammogammarus (Amphipoda: Eriopisidae) from anchialine pools on the Exuma Cays, Bahamas
DAMIÀ JAUME, THOMAS M. ILIFFE
& JORIS L. VAN DER HAM

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Zootaxa 3694 (6): 525–544 (8 Aug. 2013)
A new species of Elachistocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from north-western Argentina
LAURA C. PEREYRA, MAURICIO S. AKMENTINS, GABRIEL LAUFER
& MARCOS VAIRA

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3694 (4): 400 (6 Aug. 2013)
Erratum: ISABELA CARVALHO BRCKO, MARINUS STEVEN HOOGMOED & SELVINO NECKEL-OLIVEIRA (2013) Taxonomy and distribution of the salamander genus Bolitoglossa Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 (Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae) in Brazilian Amazonia. Zootaxa, 3686 (4), 401–431.
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Zootaxa 3694 (3): 262–270 (5 Aug. 2013)
Erythrocyte nuclear size as a better diagnostic character than cell size in the identification of live cryptic polyploid species
MANUEL A. OTERO, PABLO R. GRENAT, JULIAN A. VALETTI, NANCY E. SALAS
& ADOLFO L. MARTINO
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Zootaxa 3694 (2): 131–142 (2 Aug. 2013)
Rediscovery and re-description of Ischnocnema nigriventris (Lutz, 1925) (Anura: Terrarana: Brachycephalidae)
BIANCA V. M. BERNECK, MARIANE TARGINO
& PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA
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Zootaxa 3694 (1): 075–080 (1 Aug. 2013)
On the taxonomic validity of Pristimantis tepuiensis (Schlüter & Rödder, 2007) and P. stegolepis (Schlüter & Rödder, 2007), with remarks on the type series of P. guaiquinimensis (Schlüter & Rödder, 2007)
PHILIPPE J.R. KOK
& CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS
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Zootaxa 3693 (4): 534–546 (31 Jul. 2013)
The first teresomatan caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) from the Eastern Ghats of India—a new species of Gegeneophis Peters, 1880
ISHAN AGARWAL, MARK WILKINSON, PRATYUSH P. MOHAPATRA, SUSHIL K. DUTTA, VARAD B. GIRI
& DAVID J. GOWER
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Zootaxa 3693 (4): 441–464 (31 Jul. 2013)
Description of a New Salamander of the Genus Onychodactylus from Shikoku and Western Honshu, Japan (Amphibia, Caudata, Hynobiidae)
NATSUHIKO YOSHIKAWA, MASAFUMI MATSUI, SHINGO TANABE
& TAKEHITO OKAYAMA
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Zootaxa 3693 (3): 387–394 (30 Jul. 2013)
A new species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) from the Guianan region of Brazil
ADRIANO O. MACIEL
& MARINUS S. HOOGMOED
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Zootaxa 3691 (2): 299–300 (19 Jul. 2013)
The type locality of Scinax dolloi (Werner, 1903) (Anura, Hylidae)
ULISSES CARAMASCHI, IVAN NUNES, LUCIANA B. NASCIMENTO & RONALD R. CARVALHO Jr.

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Zootaxa 3686 (4): 497–499 (15 Jul. 2013)
The tadpole of Scinax strigilatus (Spix, 1824) (Anura: Hylidae)
FELIPE CAMURUGI, EDNEI DE ALMEIDA MERCÊS, IVAN NUNES & FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ

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Zootaxa 3686 (4): 447–460 (15 Jul. 2013)
Description and phylogenetic relationships of a new species of treefrog of the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus group (Anura: Hylidae) from the Amazon basin of Colombia and with an exceptional color pattern
MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA & VICTOR G. D. ORRICO

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Zootaxa 3686 (4): 401–431 (15 Jul. 2013)
Taxonomy and distribution of the salamander genus Bolitoglossa Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854 (Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae) in Brazilian Amazonia
ISABELA CARVALHO BRCKO, MARINUS STEVEN HOOGMOED, SELVINO NECKEL-OLIVEIRA

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Zootaxa 3686 (3): 335–355 (12 Jul. 2013)
Terraranans of the Lost World: a new species of Pristimantis
(Amphibia, Craugastoridae) from Abakapá-tepui in the Chimantá massif, Venezuelan Guayana, and additions to the knowledge of P. muchimuk
FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, PATRICIA E. SALERNO, J. CELSA SEÑARIS & GREGORY B. PAULY
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Zootaxa 3686 (2): 289–296 (11 Jul. 2013)
Description of the previously unknown advertisement call and tadpole of the Colombian endemic glassfrog Centrolene savagei (Anura: Centrolenidae)
NATALIA DÍAZ-GUTIÉRREZ, FERNANDO VARGAS-SALINAS, MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, JULIÁN ANDRÉS ROJAS-MORALES, SERGIO ESCOBAR-LASSO, JULIÁN A. VELASCO, PAUL DAVID ALFONSO GUTIÉRREZ-CÁRDENAS & ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA

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Zootaxa 3686 (2): 277–288 (11 Jul. 2013)
A new montane species of Philautus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from western Sarawak, Malaysia, Borneo
J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING & D. MATTHIAS DEHLING

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Zootaxa 3683 (4): 427–438 (5 Jul. 2013)
Larval chondrocranium morphology of five species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro (Amphibia; Anura; Odontophrynidae)
PEDRO HENRIQUE DOS SANTOS DIAS, ANA MARIA PAULINO TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA & SERGIO POTSCH DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA

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Zootaxa 3683 (1): 092–094 (2 Jul. 2013)
The terrestrial tadpole of Leptodactylus andreae (Anura, Leptodactylidae), a member of the Leptodactylus marmoratus species group
MARCELO MENIN & DOMINGOS J. RODRIGUES

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Zootaxa 3682 (3): 441–453 (28 Jun. 2013)
A revised taxonomy of crested newts in the Triturus karelinii group (Amphibia: Caudata: Salamandridae), with the description of a new species
B. WIELSTRA, S.N. LITVINCHUK, B. NAUMOV, N. TZANKOV & J.W. ARNTZEN

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Zootaxa 3682 (2): 277–304 (27 Jun. 2013)
Two new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura; Odontophrynidae) from the Atlantic forest, with taxonomic remarks on the genus
PEDRO HENRIQUE DOS SANTOS DIAS, RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO, ANA MARIA PAULINO TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES

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Zootaxa 3681 (2): 192–196 (20 Jun. 2013)
Re-description of the tadpole of Pleurodema somuncurensis (Cei, 1969) (Amphibia: Anura)
DIEGO A. BARRASSO, LEONARDO COTICHELLI, LEANDRO ALCALDE & NÉSTOR G. BASSO

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Zootaxa 3670 (4): 579–590 (14 Jun. 2013)
Description of a new species of Microhyla from Bali, Indonesia
(Amphibia, Anura)
MASAFUMI MATSUI, AMIR HAMIDY & KOSHIRO ETO

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Zootaxa 3670 (3): 396–398 (13 Jun. 2013)
The tadpole of the Melville Range Treefrog Litoria andiirrmalin (Anura: Hylidae)

EDWARD A. MEYER, HARRY B. HINES, CONRAD J. HOSKIN & KEITH R. McDONALD

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Zootaxa 3670 (1): 033–044 (11 Jun. 2013)
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, East Malaysia (Borneo)

J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING & MASAFUMI MATSUI

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Zootaxa 3669 (2): 193–196 (6 Jun. 2013)
The advertisement call of Phyllodytes gyrinaethes Peixoto,
Caramaschi & Freire, 2003 (Anura, Hylidae)
IGOR J. ROBERTO & ROBSON W. ÁVILA

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Zootaxa 3669 (2): 189–192 (6 Jun. 2013)
The advertisement call of Dendropsophus tritaeniatus
(Bokermann, 1965) (Anura: Hylidae)
BERNARDO FRANCO DA VEIGA TEIXEIRA, ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA & ANDRÉ PANSONATO

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Zootaxa 3666 (4): 401–435 (4 Jun. 2013)
Systematics of the caecilian family Chikilidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) with the description of three new species of Chikila from northeast India

RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI, DAVID J. GOWER, MARK WILKINSON & S. D. BIJU

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Zootaxa 3666 (3): 358–368 (31 May 2013)
A new Nototriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from Parque Nacional Montaña de Botaderos in northeastern Honduras

JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND, MELISSA MEDINA-FLORES, ONÁN REYES-CALDERÓN & JAMES D. AUSTIN

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Zootaxa 3661 (1): 001–060 (22 May 2013)
Review of the systematics, distribution, biogeography and natural history of Moroccan amphibians
WOUTER BEUKEMA, PHILIP DE POUS, DAVID DONAIRE-BARROSO, SERGÉ BOGAERTS, JOAN GARCIA-PORTA, DANIEL ESCORIZA, OSCAR J. ARRIBAS, EL HASSAN EL MOUDEN & SALVADOR CARRANZA

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Zootaxa 3652 (1): 193–200 (15 May 2013)
A new yellow species of glassfrog (Centrolenidae: Nymphargus) from the Amazonian slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes 
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN
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Zootaxa 3652 (1): 163–178 (15 May 2013)
A new species of small tree frog, genus Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae) from the eastern Amazon lowlands of Ecuador 
H. MAURICIO ORTEGA-ANDRADE & SANTIAGO R. RON
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Zootaxa 3647 (3): 499–500 (10 May 2013)
Advertisement call of Scinax strigilatus (Spix, 1824)
(Anura: Hylidae) from southern Bahia, Brazil
CAIO VINICIUS DE MIRA MENDES, EUVALDO MARCIANO JUNIOR, DANILO SILVA RUAS, RENAN MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA & MIRCO SOLÉ

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Zootaxa 3647 (1): 043–062 (08 May 2013)
A new tuberculated Pristimantis (Anura, Terrarana, Strabomantidae) from the Venezuelan Andes, redescription of Pristimantis pleurostriatus, and variation within Pristimantis vanadisae 
CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS, MATTHEW P. HEINICKE & S. BLAIR HEDGES
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Zootaxa 3646 (4): 426–446 (06 May 2013)
A new treefrog (Hylidae: Litoria) from Kroombit Tops, east Australia, and an assessment of conservation status

CONRAD J. HOSKIN, HARRY B. HINES, ED MEYER, JOHN CLARKE & MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM

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Zootaxa 3646 (4): 336–348 (06 May 2013)
A new species of Duttaphrynus (Anura : Bufonidae) from Northeast India

ABHIJIT DAS, MITALI CHETIA, SUSHIL KUMAR DUTTA & SAIBAL SENGUPTA

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Zootaxa 3646 (3): 251–264 (03 May 2013)
The identity of Rana margaritifera Laurenti, 1768 (Anura, Bufonidae)

ESTEBAN O. LAVILLA, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, JOSÉ A. LANGONE,
JOSÉ P. POMBAL Jr. & RAFAEL O. DE SÁ
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Zootaxa 3641 (4): 395–400 (26 Apr. 2013)
External morphology, chondrocranium, hyobranchial skeleton, and external and internal oral features of Rhinoderma rufum (Anura, Rhinodermatidae)

J. RAMON FORMAS

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Zootaxa 3641 (3): 271–281 (24 Apr. 2013)
From a dwarf to a giant: Revalidation of Callulops valvifer (Barbour, 1910), (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae)

RAINER GÜNTHER

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Zootaxa 3641 (1): 031–40 (22 Apr. 2013)
Insight into the validity of Leptobrachium guangxiense (Anura: Megophryidae): evidence from mitochondrial DNA sequences and morphological characters
WEICAI CHEN, WEI ZHANG, SHICHU ZHOU, NING LI, YONG HUANG & YUNMING MO

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Zootaxa 3640 (4): 501–520 (19 Apr. 2013)
Amietia angolensis and A. fuscigula (Anura: Pyxicephalidae) in southern Africa: A cold case reheated 

ALAN CHANNING & NINDA BAPTISTA

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Zootaxa 3640 (2): 177–199 (17 Apr. 2013)
Two novel genera and one new species of treefrog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) highlight cryptic diversity in the Western Ghats of India

ROBIN KURIAN ABRAHAM, R. ALEXANDER PYRON, ANSIL B. R.,
ARUN ZACHARIAH & ANIL ZACHARIAH
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Zootaxa 3637 (5): 569–591 (15 Apr. 2013)
Larval morphology of Dart-Poison Frogs (Anura: Dendrobatoidea: Aromobatidae and Dendrobatidae) 

DAVID A. SÁNCHEZ

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Zootaxa 3636 (3): 463–475 (5 Apr. 2013)
A new species of Bolitoglossa (Caudata, Plethodontidae) from the continental divide of western Panama
ANDREAS HERTZ, SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT & GUNTHER KÖHLER
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Zootaxa 3636 (4): 575–589 (8 Apr. 2013)
A new Stumpffia (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from the Ranomafana region, south-eastern Madagascar

SERGE H. NDRIANTSOA, JANA C. RIEMANN, MIGUEL VENCES, JOHANNES KLAGES,
NOROMALALA R. RAMINOSOA, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL & JULIAN GLOS
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Zootaxa 3636 (2): 348–360 (4 Apr. 2013)
A new species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura, Leiuperidae) from western Piauí State, Northeast Brazil

IGOR JOVENTINO ROBERTO, DARIO CARDOZO & ROBSON W. ÁVILA

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Zootaxa 3636 (2): 257–289 (4 Apr. 2013)
Taxonomic review of the tree frog genus Rhacophorus from the Western Ghats, India (Anura: Rhacophoridae), with description of ontogenetic colour changes and reproductive behaviour

S.D. BIJU, RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI, STEPHEN MAHONY, ASHISH THOMAS, SONALI GARG, GARGI SIRCAR & ROBIN SUYESH

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Zootaxa 3636 (2): 201–244 (4 Apr. 2013)
To name or not to name: Criteria to promote economy of change in
Linnaean classification schemes
MIGUEL VENCES, JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN, AURÉLIEN MIRALLES & IGNACIO DE LA RIVA

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Erratum
Zootaxa 3636 (1): 200 (3 Apr. 2013)
Erratum: KUNIO SEKIYA, IKUO MIURA & MITSUAKI OGATA (2012) A new frog species of the genus Rugosa from Sado Island, Japan (Anura, Ranidae). Zootaxa, 3575, 49–62.
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Article 
Zootaxa 3636 (1): 85–100 (3 Apr. 2013)
A new red-eyed treefrog of Agalychnis (Anura: Hylidae: Phyllomedusinae)
from middle Magdalena River valley of Colombia with comments on its phylogenetic position
MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA, FELIPE DUARTE-CUBIDES,
JOSÉ VICENTE RUEDA-ALMONACID & JUAN M. DAZA
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Zootaxa 3635 (5): 583–586 (2 Apr. 2013)
The release call as a diagnostic character between cryptic related species Odontophrynus cordobae and O. americanus (Anura: Cycloramphidae)
P.R. GRENAT & A.L. MARTINO

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Zootaxa 3635 (5): 557–568 (2 Apr. 2013)
A survey of the internal oral morphology in larvae of the genus Hylodes Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylodidae)
LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER & ULISSES CARAMASCHI

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Zootaxa 3635 (4): 498–500 (28 Mar. 2013)
The tadpole of Pleurodema cordobae Valetti, Salas & Martino, 2009
(Anura: Leiuperidae) from Córdoba, Argentina
MANUEL A. OTERO, PABLO R. GRENAT, JULIAN A. VALETTI, NANCY E. SALAS & ADOLFO L. MARTINO

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Zootaxa 3635 (3): 201–223 (27 Mar. 2013)
Fifty Shades of Grey: giving colour to the poorly known Angolan Ashy reed frog (Hyperoliidae: Hyperolius cinereus), with the description of a new species

WERNER CONRADIE, WILLIAM R. BRANCH & KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY

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Zootaxa 3635 (1): 1–14 (25 Mar. 2013)
A new species of Noblella (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the Amazonian Slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes with Comments on Noblella lochites (Lynch)

MICHAEL B. HARVEY, ANA ALMENDÁRIZ, JORGE BRITO M. & DIEGO BATALLAS R.
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Zootaxa 3626 (4): 597–600 (15 Mar. 2013)
Notes on the acoustic repertoire of Melanophryniscus klappenbachi
Prigioni & Langone, 2000
MEIKE KURTH, DAVID HÖRNES, SASCHA ESSER & DENNIS RÖDDER

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Zootaxa 3626 (1): 77–93 (12 Mar. 2013)
Molecular phylogenetic reconstruction of the endemic Asian salamander family Hynobiidae (Amphibia, Caudata)
DAVID W. WEISROCK, J. ROBERT MACEY, MASAFUMI MATSUI, DANIEL G. MULCAHY, & THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS

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Zootaxa 3620 (3): 301–350 (7 Mar. 2013)
Taxonomy of the super-cryptic Hyperolius nasutus group of long reed frogs of Africa (Anura: Hyperoliidae), with descriptions of six new species

A. CHANNING, A. HILLERS, S. LÖTTERS, M.-O. RÖDEL, S. SCHICK, W. CONRADIE, D. RÖDDER,
V. MERCURIO, P. WAGNER, J.M. DEHLING, L.H. DU PREEZ, J. KIELGAST10 & M. BURGER
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Zootaxa 3620 (1): 179–191 (5 Mar. 2013)
A new species of salamander (Caudata: Plethodontidae, Bolitoglossa)
from Sierra Nevada de Mérida, Venezuela
JAVIER GARCÍA-GUTIÉRREZ, MOISÉS ESCALONA, ANDRÉS MORA, AMELIA DÍAZ DE PASCUAL
& GUSTAVO FERMIN
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Zootaxa 3620 (1): 163–178 (5 Mar. 2013)
A new species of Andean poison frog, Andinobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae),
from the northwestern Andes of Colombia
ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA, ROBERTO MÁRQUEZ, RICARDO MEDINA, DANIEL MEJÍA-VARGAS,
TED R. KAHN , GUSTAVO SUÁREZ & LUIS MAZARIEGOS
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Zootaxa 3620 (1): 147–162 (5 Mar. 2013)
Morphometric and bioacoustic data on three species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Leiuperinae) described from Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil, with the revalidation of
Pseudopaludicola ameghini (Cope, 1887)
ANDRÉ PANSONATO, CHRISTINE STRÜSSMANN, JESSICA RHAIZA MUDREK
& ITAMAR ALVES MARTINS
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Zootaxa 3620 (1): 112–128 (5 Mar. 2013)
Lost and found: One of the world's most elusive amphibians, Pseudophilautus stellatus (Kelaart 1853) rediscovered

L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA,
SAMEERA AIRYARATHNE, GEHAN RAJEEV, AMILA CHANAKA, JENNIFER PASTORINI, GAYAN CHATHURANGA & NETHU WICKRAMASINGHE
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Zootaxa 3616 (4): 345–356 (21 Feb. 2013)
A new species of the Pristimantis orestes group (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the high Andes of Ecuador, Reserva Mazar
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN & ALEJANDRO F. ARTEAGA

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Zootaxa 3616 (3): 284–286 (20 Feb. 2013)
The advertisement call of the poorly known Leptodactylus tapiti (Anura, Leptodactylidae)
REUBER ALBUQUERQUE BRANDÃO, GUILHERME FAJARDO ROLDÃO ÁLVARES & RAFAEL OMAR DE SÁ

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Zootaxa 3616 (3): 239–252 (20 Feb. 2013)
Phylogenetic relationships and description of a new upland species of Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) of the C. sworderi complex from northeastern Peninsular Malaysia
L. LEE GRISMER, SHAHRUL ANUAR, MOHD ABDUL MUIN, EVAN S. H. QUAH & PERRY L. WOOD, JR.

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Zootaxa 3616 (1): 73–84 (18 Feb. 2013)
Phenotypic variation of Leptodactylus cupreus Caramaschi, São-Pedro and Feio, 2008 (Anura, Leptodactylidae)
CARLA S. CASSINI, VICTOR G. D. ORRICO, IURI RIBEIRO DIAS, MIRCO SOLÉ & CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD

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Zootaxa 3616 (1): 6 1–72 (18 Feb. 2013)
A new species of the genus Gracixalus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Southern Guangxi, China
YUNMING MO, WEI ZHANG, YU LUO, SHICHU ZHOU & WEICAI CHEN

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Zootaxa 3613 (6): 573–588 (14 Feb. 2013)
A new species of the Scinax catharinae group (Anura, Hylidae) from Serra da Canastra, southwestern state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
ANA CAROLINA CALIJORNE LOURENÇO, ANDRÉ LUIZ GOMES DE CARVALHO, DÉLIO BAÊTA, TIAGO LEITE PEZZUTI & FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE

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Zootaxa 3609 (3): 251–273 (30 Jan. 2013)
A new diminutive species of Allobates Zimmermann and Zimmermann, 1988 (Anura, Aromobatidae) from the northwestern Rio Madeira—Rio Tapajós interfluve, Amazonas, Brazil
PEDRO IVO SIMÕES , MARCELO JOSÉ STURARO, PEDRO LUÍS VIEIRA PELOSO & ALBERTINA P. LIMA

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Zootaxa 3609 (2): 213–222 (29 Jan. 2013)
Predictive-like distribution mapping using Google Earth: Reassessment of the distribution of the bromeligenous frog, Scinax v-signatus (Anura: Hylidae)
HELIO RICARDO DA SILVA & RICARDO ALVES-SILVA

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Zootaxa 3609 (2): 204–212 (29 Jan. 2013)
On the taxonomic status of Gegeneophis nadkarnii Bhatta & Prashanth, 2004 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae)
DAVID J. GOWER, VARAD GIRI, VARUN R. TORSEKAR, KSHAMATA GAIKWAD & MARK WILKINSON

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Zootaxa 3609 (1): 69–84 (25 Jan. 2013)
Two New Species of Salamanders, Genus Bolitoglossa (Amphibia: Plethodontidae), from the Eastern Colombian Andes
ALDEMAR A. ACEVEDO, DAVID B. WAKE, ROBERTO MÁRQUEZ, KAREN SILVA, ROSMERY FRANCO & ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA

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Zootaxa 3608 (5): 389–397 (22 Jan. 2013)
A new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro (Leiuperinae: Leptodactylidae: Anura) from the Cerrado of southeastern Brazil
FELIPE SILVA DE ANDRADE & THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO

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Zootaxa 3608 (4): 264–272 (21 Jan. 2013)
The identity of Rana lutea Molina, 1782 (Amphibia, Anura)
DAIANA P. FERRARO & ESTEBAN O. LAVILLA

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Zootaxa 3599 (3): 201–228 (7 Jan. 2013)
Revalidation of Pyxicephalus angusticeps Parry, 1982 (Anura: Natatanura: Pyxicephalidae), a bullfrog endemic to the lowlands of eastern Africa
ELIZABETH SCOTT, JOHN D. VISSER, CAROLINE A. YETMAN, LAUREN OLIVER & DONALD G. BROADLEY

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Zootaxa 3599 (2): 178–188 (4 Jan. 2013)
A new species of the highland frog genus Holoaden (Amphibia, Strabomantidae) from cloud forests of southeastern Brazil
ITAMAR A. MARTINS & HUSSAM ZAHER

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2012

Article
Zootaxa 3583: 83–88 (13 Dec. 2012) 2 plates; 9 references                Accepted: 19 Nov. 2012
A new species of Stereocyclops Cope (Anura, Microhylidae) from Southeastern Brazil 
ULISSES CARAMASCHI, RODRIGO DE OLIVEIRA LULA SALLES & CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ (Brasil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3581: 86–88 (12 Dec. 2012) 1 plate; 8 references                  Accepted: 5 Nov. 2012
The giant tadpoles of Megaelosia jordanensis (Heyer, 1983) 
PAULO NOGUEIRA-COSTA, PATRICIA ALMEIDA-SANTOS, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVEZ CRUZ & ULISSES CARAMASCHI (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3579: 67–70 (11 Dec. 2012) 1 plate; 16 references                Accepted: 26 Oct. 2012
Taxonomic status of the enigmatic salamander Cryptotriton adelos (Amphibia: Plethodontidae) from northern Oaxaca, Mexico, with observations on its skull and postcranial skeleton 
DAVID B. WAKE, SEAN M. ROVITO, JESSICA A. MAISANO & JAMES HANKEN (USA)

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Zootaxa 3575: 49–62 (7 Dec. 2012) 8 plates; 37 references                Accepted: 24 Oct. 2012
A new frog species of the genus Rugosa from Sado Island, Japan (Anura, Ranidae) 
KUNIO SEKIYA, IKUO MIURA & MITSUAKI OGATA (Japan)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3563: 65–68 (26 Nov. 2012) 0 plate; 29 references                 Accepted: 30 Oct. 2012
New synonymies in the order Urodela Duméril, 1805 (Amphibia, Batrachia), with comments on the use of the formula "new taxon" to designate new nomina 
ALAIN DUBOIS (France)

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Article
Zootaxa 3563: 1–25 (26 Nov. 2012) 11 plates; 35 references                Accepted: 19 Oct. 2012
Taxonomy and natural history of arboreal microhylid frogs (Platypelis) from the Tsaratanana Massif in northern Madagascar, with description of a new species 
ANDOLALAO RAKOTOARISON (Madagascar), FRANK GLAW (Germany), DAVID R. VIEITES (Spain), NOROMALALA R. RAMINOSOA (Madagascar) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3559: 58–60 (22 Nov. 2012) 1 plate; 15 references            Accepted: 26 Oct. 2012
The advertisement call of Elachistocleis helianneae Caramaschi, 2010 (Anura: Microhylidae) 
EMANUEL MASIERO DA FONSECA, FLÁVIA MÓL LANNA, ANATHIELLE CAROLINE SANT’ ANNA, ELVIS ALMEIDA PEREIRA, FELIPE FERREIRA DOS SANTOS, MATHEUS DE OLIVEIRA NEVES & SARAH MÂNGIA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3559: 37–38 (22 Nov. 2012) 1 plate; 5 references              Accepted: 26 Oct. 2012
The tadpole of Rhinella abei (Baldissera, Caramaschi, and Haddad, 2004) 
BRUNO HENRIQUE BARBOSA FEHLBERG, FELIPE NATALI, TIAGO LEITE PEZZUTI & PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA
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Zootaxa 3559: 1–36 (22 Nov. 2012) 17 plates; 49 references           Accepted: 26 Oct. 2012
Papuan frogs of the genus Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae): new synonyms, new species, and a dichotomous key 
FRED KRAUS (USA)

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Zootaxa 3551: 25–42 (16 Nov. 2012) 7 plates; 87 references               Accepted: 10 Oct. 2012
A new dwarf species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Cycloramphidae) from the highlands of Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil 
MAURO TEIXEIRA JUNIOR, RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO, RENATO SOUSA RECODER, FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3546: 53–67 (12 Nov. 2012) 5 plates; 30 references              Accepted: 15 Oct. 2012
Description of a new species of the genus Xenophrys Günther, 1864 (Amphibia: Anura: Megophryidae) from Mount Jinggang, China, based on molecular and morphological data 
YING-YONG WANG (China), TIAN-DU ZHANG (China), JIAN ZHAO (China), YIK-HEI SUNG (Hong Kong), JIAN-HUAN YANG (China), HONG PANG (China) & ZHONG ZHANG (China)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3544: 88–88 (8 Nov. 2012)
Erratum: Mahmudul Hasan, Mitsuru Kuramoto, Mohammed Mafizul Islam, Mohammad Shafiqul Alam, Md. Mukhlesur Rahman Khan & Masayuki Sumida (2012) A new species of genus Hoplobatrachus (Anura, Dicroglossidae) from the coastal belt of Bangladesh. Zootaxa, 3312, 45–48.
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3540: 65–66 (6 Nov. 2012) 1 plate; 9 references                 Accepted: 15 Oct. 2012
Advertisement call of the rare, explosive breeding caatinga horned frog Ceratophrys joazeirensis Mercadal de Barrio, 1986 (Anura, Ceratophryidae) 
BÁRBARA FERNANDES ZAIDAN & FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3527: 88–88 (26 Oct. 2012) 0 plate; 3 references                Accepted: 28 Sept. 2012
The generic position of Rhinella skuki Caramaschi, 2012 (Anura, Bufonidae) 
ULISSES CARAMASCHI (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3527: 28–42 (26 Oct. 2012) 6 plates; 35 references               Accepted: 21 Sept. 2012
A new species of Bokermannohyla (Anura: Hylidae) from highlands of Central Brazil 
REUBER ALBUQUERQUE BRANDÃO, RAFAEL FÉLIX DE MAGALHÃES, ADRIAN ANTONIO GARDA, LEANDRO ABRÓSIO CAMPOS, ANTONIO SEBBEN & NATAN MEDEIROS MACIEL (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3523: 49–58 (23 Oct. 2012) 5 plates; 23 references            Accepted: 28 Sept. 2012
A new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 (Anura: Leiuperidae) from the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, with comments on the geographic distribution of Pseudopaludicola canga Giaretta & Kokubum, 2003 
ANDRÉ PANSONATO, DRÁUSIO H. MORAIS, ROBSON W. ÁVILA, RICARDO A. KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO, CHRISTINE STRÜSSMANN & ITAMAR A. MARTINS (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3515: 75–82 (12 Oct. 2012) 3 plates; 23 references              Accepted: 11 Sept. 2012
Osteological description of Pseudopaludicola canga with implications for the taxonomic position of this taxon 
DARÍO CARDOZO (Argentina) & PABLO SUÁREZ (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 3512: 53–63 (10 Oct. 2012) 5 plates; 12 references                 Accepted: 11 Sept. 2012
Two new species of Phrynopus (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera de Carpish in central Peru (Departamento de Huánuco) 
EDGAR LEHR (USA) & ANAHÍ ORÓZ (Peru)
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Erratum 
Zootaxa 3510: 87–88 (9 Oct. 2012)
Erratum: Cassini, C.S., Cruz, C.A.G. & Caramaschi, U. (2010) Taxonomic review of Physalaemus olfersii (Lichtenstein & Martens, 1856) with revalidation of Physalaemus lateristriga (Steindachner, 1864) and description of two new related species (Anura: Leiuperidae). Zootaxa, 2491, 1–33.
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Zootaxa 3510: 65–76 (9 Oct. 2012) 4 plates; 39 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
Larval morphology and ontogeny of Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis Biju & Bossuyt, 2003 (Anura, Nasikabatrachidae) from Western Ghats, India 
PRUDHVI RAJ, KARTHIKEYAN VASUDEVAN, DEEPAK V., RICHA SHARMA, SHASHI SINGH, RAMESH K. AGGARWAL & SUSHIL K. DUTTA (India)

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Zootaxa 3510: 53–64 (9 Oct. 2012) 7 plates; 25 references                 Accepted: 10 Sept. 2012
A detailed account of the reproductive strategy and developmental stages of Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis (Anura: Nasikabatrachidae), the only extant member of an archaic frog lineage 
ANIL ZACHARIAH (India), ROBIN KURIAN ABRAHAM (India), SANDEEP DAS (India), K. C. JAYAN (India) & RONALD ALTIG (USA)

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Zootaxa 3510: 41–52 (9 Oct. 2012) 8 plates; 23 references                 Accepted: 31 Aug. 2012
A new species of Paramesotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Guizhou Province, China 
XIAOMING GU, RONGRONG CHEN, YINGZHOU TIAN, SONG LI & JINGCHENG RAN (China)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3506: 87–88 (4 Oct. 2012) 1 plate; 6 references                      Accepted: 6 Sept. 2012
Acoustic characteristics of the advertisement and territorial calls of Phyllodytes tuberculosus Bokermann, 1966 (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) 
FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ, MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI, JULIANA CEDRAZ & IVAN NUNES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3499: 86–88 (27 Sept. 2012) 1 plates; 5 references                  Accepted: 28 Aug. 2012
The tadpole of Allobates sumtuosus (Morales, ‘2000’ 2002) (Anura: Aromobatidae) from its type locality at Reserva Biológica do Rio Trombetas, Pará, Brazil. 
PEDRO IVO SIMÕES & ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3499: 1–26 (27 Sept. 2012) 12 plates; 29 references                  Accepted: 27 Aug. 2012
A new species of Crinia (Anura: Myobatrachidae) from the Flinders Ranges, South Australia 
S. DONNELLAN, M. ANSTIS, L. PRICE & L. WHEATON (Australia)

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Zootaxa 3498: 63–80 (26 Sept. 2012) 9 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 28 Aug. 2012
A new species of Polypedates Tschudi (Amphibia, Anura, Rhacophoridae) from Sri Lanka 
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, D. A. I. MUNINDRADASA & PRITHIVIRAJ FERNANDO (Sri Lanka)
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Zootaxa 3493: 1–26 (21 Sept. 2012) 11 plates; 27 references                  Accepted: 30 Aug. 2012
Identity of Nyctimystes cheesmani (Anura: Hylidae), with description of two new related species 
FRED KRAUS (USA)

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Zootaxa 3486: 50–62 (17 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 29 references                Accepted: 28 Aug. 2012
A new highland species of treefrog of the Dendropsophus columbianus group (Anura: Hylidae) from the Andes of Colombia 
MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA & PAUL DAVID ALFONSO GUTIÉRREZ-CÁRDENAS (Colombia)

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Zootaxa 3484: 75–82 (14 Sept. 2012) 0 plate; 21 references                    Accepted: 1 Aug. 2012  
Taxonomy of Salamanders of the Family Plethodontidae (Amphibia: Caudata)
DAVID B. WAKE (USA)

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Zootaxa 3484: 65–74 (14 Sept. 2012) 6 plates; 21 references                  Accepted: 1 Aug. 2012  
A new species of Amazophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Amazonia
ROBSON W. ÁVILA, VINICIUS T. CARVALHO, MARCELO GORDO, RICARDO A. KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO & DRAUSIO H. MORAIS (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3480: 80–87 (12 Sept. 2012) 1 plates; 35 references                 Accepted: 31 Jul. 2012
Description of the previously unknown advertisement calls of Hyalinobatrachium fragile, H. pellucidum, and Vitreorana antisthenesi (Amphibia: Centrolenidae) 
APRIL WEN, NEIDA VASQUEZ & SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3476: 86–88 (10 Sept. 2012) 1 plate; 12 references                   Accepted: 6 Aug. 2012
The tadpole of Dendropsophus haddadi (Bastos & Pombal 1996) (Hylidae: Hylinae)
RICARDO LOURENÇO-DE-MORAES, FELIPE SIQUEIRA CAMPOS & LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3476: 69–85 (10 Sept. 2012) 8 plates; 13 references                   Accepted: 31 Jul. 2012
A new species of Pseudophryne (Anura: Myobatrachidae) from the central Australian ranges
S. C. DONNELLAN, M. J. MAHONY & T. BERTOZZI (Australia)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3475: 86–88 (10 Sept. 2012) 1 plate; 3 references                      Accepted: 2 Aug. 2012
Advertisement call and colour in life of Allobates crombiei (Morales) “2000” [2002] (Anura: Aromobatidae) from the type Locality (Cachoeira do Espelho), Xingu River, Brazil
ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil), LUCIANA K. ERDTMANN (Brazil) & ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA (Colombia)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3465: 1–106 (7 Sept. 2012) 25 plates; 250 references                 Accepted: 6 Jul. 2012   
Review of the systematics, morphology and distribution of Asian Clawed Salamanders, genus Onychodactylus (Amphibia, Caudata: Hynobiidae), with the description of four new species
Nikolay A. Poyarkov, Jr., Jing Che, Mi-Sook Min, Masaki Kuro-o, Fang Yan, Cheng Li, Koji Iizuka, David R. Vieites

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3450: 9–11 (4 Sept. 2012) 1 plate; 11 references                         Accepted: 1 Aug. 2012
The tadpole of Pleurodema nebulosum Burmeister (Anura: Leiuperidae)
GUILLERMINA GALVANI, EXEQUIEL GONZÁLEZ, EDUARDO SANABRIA & LORENA QUIROGA (Argentina)

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Zootaxa 3447: 22–40 (31 Aug. 2012) 10 plates; 37 references                    Accepted: 29 Jun. 2012
A new Amazonian species of Rhaebo (Anura: Bufonidae) with comments on Rhaebo glaberrimus (Günther, 1869) and Rhaebo guttatus (Schneider, 1799)
JONH JAIRO MUESES-CISNEROS (Colombia), DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA (Ecuador) & ROY W. MCDIARMID (USA)

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Zootaxa 3441: 59–68 (28 Aug. 2012) 5 plates; 28 references                       Accepted: 5 Jul. 2012
A new species of Adelophryne Hoogmoed and Lescure 1984 (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from the Atlantic rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil
RICARDO LOURENÇO-DE-MORAES, MIRCO SOLÉ & LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3441: 56–58 (28 Aug. 2012) 1 plates; 10 references                       Accepted: 6 Jul. 2012
Description of the tadpole of Hylarana darlingi Boulenger 1902 (Anura: Ranidae) from the Mulanje Area, Malawi
WERNER CONRADIE, DENIS TWEDDLE, TUULI MÄKINEN & ROGER BILLS (South Africa)

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Zootaxa 3437: 1–23 (24 Aug. 2012) 5 plates; 43 references                       Accepted: 6 Jul. 2012
Two new species of marsupial tree-frogs genus Gastrotheca Fitzinger, 1843 (Anura, Hemiphractidae) from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
MAURO TEIXEIRA JR. (Brazil), FRANCISCO DAL VECHIO (Brazil), RENATO SOUSA RECODER (Brazil), ANA CAROLINA CARNAVAL (USA), MARIA STRANGAS (USA), ROBERTA PACHECO DAMASCENO (USA), MARCO AURÉLIO DE SENA (Brazil), MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3431: 54–68 (21 Aug. 2012) 6 plates; 42 references                    Accepted: 18 Jun. 2012
A new small Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from southern Cameroon
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), THOMAS DOHERTY-BONE (UK), MARCEL TALLA KOUETE (Cameroon), PETER JANZEN (Germany), KATHERINE GARRETT (UK), ROBERT BROWNE (Belgium), NONO LEGRAND GONWOUO (Cameroon), MICHAEL F. BAREJ (Germany) & LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3424: 66–68 (15 Aug. 2012) 1 plates; 9 references                      Accepted: 21 Jun. 2012
Acoustic characteristics of the advertisement call of Trachycephalus atlasBokermann, 1966 (Anura: Hylidae)
CARLOS ROBERTO DOS SANTOS-SILVA, STEPHEN F. FERRARI & FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3424: 43–50 (15 Aug. 2012) 4 plates; 12 references                     Accepted: 29 Jun. 2012
A new species of Elachistocleis Parker (Anura, Microhylidae) from the State of Acre, Northern Brazil
CARLOS HENRIQUE L. NUNES-DE-ALMEIDA & LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3422: 1–31 (14 Aug. 2012) 4 plates; 22 references                     Accepted: 5 Jun. 2012
A phylogeny for Aromobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae) with description of three new species from the Andes of Venezuela, taxonomic comments on Aromobates saltuensis, A. inflexus, and notes on the conservation status of the genus
CÉSAR LUIS BARRIO-AMORÓS (Costa Rica) & JUAN CARLOS SANTOS (USA)

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Zootaxa 3421: 32–60 (14 Aug. 2012) 14 plates; 22 references                   Accepted: 5 Jun. 2012
Revision of the little brown frogs in the Gephyromantis decaryi complex with description of a new species
KATHARINA C. WOLLENBERG, FRANK GLAW & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3416: 4 1–43 (9 Aug. 2012) 1 plates; 13 references                         Accepted: 21 Jun. 2012
The tadpole of Scinax juncae Nunes & Pombal, 2010 (Anura, Hylidae)
EDNEI DE ALMEIDA MERCÊS & FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3415: 58–62 (9 Aug. 2012) 1 plates; 17 references                      Accepted: 21 Jun. 2012
The tadpole of Bokermannohyla ibitipoca (Caramaschi & Feio, 1990) (Anura, Hylidae)
FELIPE DE MEDEIROS MAGALHÃES, MATHEUS DE OLIVEIRA NEVES, EMANUEL MASIERO DA FONSECA & ROSE MARIE HOFFMANN DE CARVALHO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3415: 23–36 (9 Aug. 2012) 6 plates; 53 references                        Accepted: 5 Jun. 2012
A new species of Leptobrachium from Myanmar (Anura: Megophryidae)
GUINEVERE O.U. WOGAN (USA)

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Zootaxa 3410: 51–60 (6 Aug. 2012) 6 plates; 29 references                       Accepted: 30 May 2012
A new species of rainfrog of the genus Diasporus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Serranía de Tabasará, Panama
ABEL BATISTA, MARCOS PONCE & ANDREAS HERTZ (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3410: 19–34 (6 Aug. 2012) 6 plates; 17 references                       Accepted: 15 Jun. 2012
A new species of Raorchestes (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from mid-elevation evergreen forests of the southern Western Ghats, India
KADABA SHAMANNA SESHADRI, KOTAMBYLU VASUDEVA GURURAJA & NEELAVARA ANANTHARAM ARAVIND (India)

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Zootaxa 3407: 49–60 (2 Aug. 2012) 6 plates; 23 references                       Accepted: 15 Jun. 2012
A new species of stream-dwelling frog of the genus Cycloramphus (Anura, Cycloramphidae) from the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
HELIO RICARDO DA SILVA & DAIANE OUVERNAY (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3400: 43–57 (26 Jul. 2012) 7 plates; 53 references                       Accepted: 17 May 2012
The stream-dwelling larva of the Ruwenzori River Frog, Amietia ruwenzorica, its buccal cavity and pathology of chytridiomycosis
Bruno Viertel (Germany), Michael Veith (Germany), Susanne Schick (Germany), ALAN Channing (South Africa), STEPHEN KIGOOLO (Uganda), OSCAR BAEZA-URREA (Germany), ULRICH SINSCH (Germany) & STEFAN LÖTTERS (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3398: 22–39 (24 Jul. 2012) 6 plates; 40 references                   Accepted: 24 May 2012
Detection of cryptic taxa in Leptobrachium nigrops (Amphibia, Anura, Megophryidae), with description of two new species
AMIR HAMIDY (Japan), MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), KANTO NISHIKAWA (Japan) & DAICUS M. BELABUT (Malaysia)

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Zootaxa 3395: 59–64 (23 Jul. 2012) 3 plates; 22 references                  Accepted: 24 May 2012
Larval morphology of two species of the genus Theloderma (Tschudi, 1838) from Vietnam (Anura: Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorinae)
ANNA GAWOR (Germany), SIMONE CHAPUIS (Germany), CUONG THE PHAM (Vietnam), TRUONG QUANG NGUYEN (Vietnam), ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3391:52–64 (18 Jul. 2012) 4 plates; 23 references                     Accepted: 17 May 2012
An African glass frog: A new Hyperolius species (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from Nyungwe National Park, southern Rwanda
J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3390: 19–32 (17 Jul. 2012) 8 plates; 19 references                     Accepted: 3 Apr. 2012
A new species and new record of the genus Cumella (Cumacea: Nannastacidae) from Korea
CHANG-MOK LEE & KYUNG-SOOK LEE (Korea)

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Zootaxa 3388: 46–68 (13 Jul. 2012) 6 plates; 24 references                  Accepted: 15 May 2012
A new, high-elevation glassfrog (Anura: Centrolenidae) from Manu National Park, southern Peru
ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI (USA), RUDOLF VON MAY (USA), EDGAR LEHR (USA), GIUSSEPE GAGLIARDI-URRUTIA (Peru) & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador)

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Zootaxa 3388: 29–40 (13 Jul. 2012) 7 plates; 22 references                  Accepted: 17 May 2012
A new species of the genus Scutiger (Anura: Megophryidae) from southeastern Tibet, China
KE JIANG, DINGQI RAO, SIQI YUAN, JISHAN WANG, PIPENG LI, MIAN HOU, MAIHE CHE & JING CHE (China)

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Zootaxa 3388: 1–16 (13 Jul. 2012) 7 plates; 33 references                  Accepted: 26 Jun. 2012
New species of Pachytriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from the Nanling Mountain Range, southeastern China
YUNKE WU (USA), YUEZHAO WANG (China) & JAMES HANKEN (USA)

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Zootaxa 3381: 62–68 (6 Jul. 2012) 3 plates; 19 references                  Accepted: 24 May 2012
A new species of Rain Frog from Namaqualand, South Africa (Anura: Brevicipitidae: Breviceps)
ALAN CHANNING (South Africa)

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Zootaxa 3381: 45–46 (6 Jul. 2012) 0 plates; 32 references                  Accepted: 15 Jan 2012
Additions and corrections
DAVID C. BLACKBURN & DAVID B. WAKE (USA)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3364: 1–78 (4 Jul. 2012) 43 plates; 106 references                   Accepted: 20 Jun. 2012   
Molecular phylogenetics of stream treefrogs of the Hyloscirtus larinopygion group (Anura: Hylidae), and description of two new species from Ecuador
LUIS A. COLOMA, SOFÍA CARVAJAL-ENDARA, JUAN F. DUEÑAS, ARTURO PAREDES-RECALDE, MANUEL MORALES-MITE, DIEGO ALMEIDA-REINOSO, ELICIO E. TAPIA, CARL R. HUTTER, EDUARDO TORAL, & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN
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Zootaxa 3356: 47–56 (25 Jun. 2012) 3 plates; 33 references                  Accepted: 9 May 2012
Molecular taxonomic reassessment of the Cloud Forest’s Bolitoglossa salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from Cordillera de Mérida (Mérida state, Venezuela)
GUSTAVO FERMIN, JAVIER GARCÍA-GUTIÉRREZ, MOISÉS ESCALONA, ANDRÉS MORA
& AMELIA DÍAZ (Venezuela)
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Zootaxa 3347: 63–68 (15 Jun. 2012) 1 plate; 15 references                  Accepted: 9 May 2012
Back from the dead: The world’s rarest toad Adenomus kandianus rediscovered in Sri Lanka
L. J. MENDIS WICKRAMASINGHE, DULAN RANGA VIDANAPATHIRANA
& NETHU WICKRAMASINGHE (Sri Lanka)

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Zootaxa 3347: 36–62 (15 Jun. 2012) 15 plates; 48 references                  Accepted: 12 Mar. 2012
The early life history of Chiromantes ortmanni (Crosnier, 1965) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae): morphology of larval and juvenile stages
GUILLERMO GUERAO (Spain), KLAUS ANGER (Germany), RICCARDO SIMONI (Italy)
& STEFANO CANNICCI (Italy)

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Zootaxa 3344: 34–46 (13 Jun. 2012) 5 plates; 34 references                  Accepted: 9 Feb. 2012
Not all little brown frogs are the same: a new species of secretive and cryptic Gephyromantis (Anura: Mantellidae) from Madagascar
DAVID R. VIEITES (Spain), KATHARINA C. WOLLENBERG (USA) 
& MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3328: 55–65 (30 May 2012) 4 plates; 32 references                  Accepted: 1 May 2012
A new polymorphic Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from western Nigeria
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), ABIODUN B. ONADEKO (Nigeria), MICHAEL F. BAREJ (Germany)
& LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany)
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Zootaxa 3328: 47–54 (30 May 2012) 4 plates; 28 references                  Accepted: 1 May 2012
A new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro (Leiuperinae: Leptodactylidae: Anura) from the Cerrado of southeastern Brazil with a distinctive advertisement call pattern
THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3328: 20–34 (30 May 2012) 8 plates; 24 references                  Accepted: 20 Apr. 2012
Redescription of Leptolalax gracilis (Günther, 1872) from Borneo and taxonomic
status of two populations of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Peninsular Malaysia
J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3328: 1–19 (30 May 2012) 8 plates; 36 references                  Accepted: 20 Apr. 2012
Description of three Rhacophorus tadpoles (Lissamphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo)
ALEXANDER HAAS (Germany), STEFAN T. HERTWIG (Switzerland), WENKE KRINGS (Germany),
ENZO BRASKAMP (Germany), J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING (Germany), PUI YONG MIN (Malaysia), ANDRÉ JANKOWSKI (Germany), MANUEL SCHWEIZER (Switzerland) & INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia)
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Zootaxa 3321: 56–68 (23 May 2012) 6 plates; 46 references                  Accepted: 22 Mar. 2012
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from central Vietnam
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), HUY DUC HOANG (Vietnam), VINH QUANG DAU (Vietnam),
DUONG THI THUY LE (Vietnam) & TRUNG TIEN CAO (Vietnam)
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Zootaxa 3321: 37–55 (23 May 2012) 10 plates; 31 references                  Accepted: 3 Apr. 2012
A new species of the Bokermannohyla circumdata group (Anura: Hylidae) from southeastern Brazil, with bioacoustic data on seven species of the genus
THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO, ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA 
& LEANDRO MAGRINI (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3317: 49–58 (18 May 2012) 4 plates; 12 references                  Accepted: 2 Apr. 2012
Notes on an enigmatic Bornean megophryid, Leptolalax dringi Dubois, 1987 (Amphibia: Anura)
MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan) & J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING (Germany)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3312: 62–64 (14 May 2012) 1 plate; 6 references                  Accepted: 10 Apr. 2012
The advertisement call of Gastrotheca fissipes Boulenger, 1888 (Anura, Hemiphractidae) with comments on its distribution
CAIO VINICIUS DE MIRA MENDES, DANILO SILVA RUAS,
RICARDO LOURENÇO-DE-MORAES, DENNIS RÖDDER & MIRCO SOLÉ (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 3312: 45–58 (14 May 2012) 6 plates; 23 references                  Accepted: 5 Mar. 2012
A new species of genus Hoplobatrachus (Anura, Dicroglossidae) from the coastal belt of Bangladesh
MAHMUDUL HASAN, MITSURU KURAMOTO, MOHAMMED MAFIZUL ISLAM,
MOHAMMAD SHAFIQUL ALAM, MD. MUKHLESUR RAHMAN KHAN 
& MASAYUKI SUMIDA (Japan)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3310: 66–68 (11 May 2012) 1 plate; 13 references                  Accepted: 3 Apr. 2012
Advertisement call and geographical variation in call features of Dendropsophus berthalutzae (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Rainforest of southeastern Brazil
LUCAS RODRIGUEZ FORTI, FÁBIO AUGUSTO MIGUEL MARTINS 
& JAIME BERTOLUCI (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3309: 36–61 (11 May 2012) 8 plates; 38 references                  Accepted: 29 Feb. 2012
Salamanders from the eastern Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica, with descriptions of five new species (Plethodontidae: Bolitoglossa, Nototriton, and Oedipina) and natural history notes from recent expeditions
EDUARDO BOZA-OVIEDO (Costa Rica), SEAN M. ROVITO (USA), GERARDO CHAVES (Costa Rica),
ADRIÁN GARCÍA-RODRÍGUEZ (Costa Rica), LUIS G. ARTAVIA (Costa Rica), FEDERICO BOLAÑOS (Costa Rica) & DAVID B. WAKE (USA)
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Zootaxa 3308: 49–62 (10 May 2012) 5 plates; 22 references                  Accepted: 30 Mar. 2012
A new species of Allobates (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from the western flank of the Serranía de Perijá, Colombia
MARVIN ANGANOY-CRIOLLO (Colombia)

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Zootaxa 3307: 35–47 (10 May 2012) 6 plates; 29 references                  Accepted: 20 Feb. 2012
Molecular, morphology and bioacoustic data suggest Bolivian distribution of a large species of the Leptodactylus pentadactylus group (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae)
MARTIN JANSEN & ARNE SCHULZE (Germany)

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Zootaxa 3305: 53–68 (9 May 2012) 9 plates; 44 references                   Accepted: 30 Mar. 2012
Description of a new species of Eupsophus (Amphibia: Neobatrachia) from the Valdivian Coastal range, Southern Chile: an integrative taxonomic approach
JOSÉ J. NUÑEZ, FELIPE E. RABANAL & J. RAMON FORMAS (Chile)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3302: 66–67 (7 May 2012) 1 plate; 5 references                  Accepted: 5 Apr. 2012
Advertisement and territorial calls of Brachycephalus pitanga (Anura: Brachycephalidae)
CARLOS B. DE ARAÚJO, TADEU J. GUERRA, MARIA CLARA O. AMATUZZI
 
& LEANDRO A. CAMPOS (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3299: 66–68 (3 May 2012) 1 plate; 7 references                  Accepted: 22 Mar. 2012
The tadpole of Rhinella crucifer (WIED-NEUWIED, 1821) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Bahia, Brazil
DANILO SILVA RUAS, CAIO VINICIUS DE MIRA MENDES, BRUNO BERNAL SZPEITER
& MIRCO SOLÉ (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3272: 26–34 (19 Apr. 2012) 13 plates; 15 references                  Accepted: 1 Mar. 2012
A third species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) lacking secondary annular grooves 
RAMACHANDRAN KOTHARAMBATH (India), DAVID J. GOWER (UK), OOMMEN V. OOMMEN (India) & MARK WILKINSON (UK)
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Zootaxa 3271: 3 1–42 (18 Apr. 2012) 6 plates; 29 references                  Accepted: 24 Jan. 2012
A new species of the bromeligenous Scinax perpusillus group (Anura; Hylidae) from Serra do Brigadeiro, State of Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil 
JOÃO VICTOR A. LACERDA, OSWALDO LUIZ PEIXOTO & RENATO N. FEIO (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 3271: 1–16 (18 Apr. 2012) 4 plates; 28 references                     Accepted: 19 Mar. 2012
Two new frog species (Microhylidae: Cophixalus) from the Australian Wet Tropics region, and redescription of Cophixalus ornatus 
CONRAD J. HOSKIN (Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 3269: 1–17 (16 Apr. 2012) 7 plates; 53 references                  Accepted:20 Feb. 2012
A new species of Hyperolius Rapp, 1842 (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from the Serra da Chela mountains, south-western Angola 

WERNER CONRADIE, WILLIAM R. BRANCH, G. JOHN MEASEY 
& KRYSTAL A. TOLLEY (South Africa)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3265: 66–68 (10 Apr. 2012) 1 plates; 7 references                  Accepted: 9 Jan. 2012
Description of the advertisement call of Rhinella mirandaribeiroi (Gallardo, 1965) (Anura: Bufonidae) 
ALESSANDRO RIBEIRO DE MORAIS, ROGÉRIO PEREIRA BASTOS, BRUNO BARCELLOS ANNUNZIATA, MARCELO NOGUEIRA DE CARVALHO KOKUBUM & NATAN MEDEIROS MACIEL
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Article
Zootaxa 3265: 57–65 (10 Apr. 2012) 5 plates; 11 references                  Accepted: 9 Jan. 2012
New species of the Rhinella crucifer group (Anura, Bufonidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado
WILIAN VAZ-SILVA, PAULA HANNA VALDUJO & JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR. (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 3265: 43–56 (10 Apr. 2012) 5 plates; 57 references                  Accepted: 2 Mar. 2012
A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado 
NATAN MEDEIROS MACIEL (Brazil), WILIAN VAZ-SILVA (Brazil), 
RENAN MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA (Brazil) & JOSÉ MANUEL PADIAL (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3257: 1–21 (4 Apr. 2012) 14 plates; 36 references                  Accepted: 25 Jan. 2012
A new cryptic species of glassfrog (Centrolenidae: Nymphargus) from Reserva Las Gralarias, Ecuador 

CARL R. HUTTER (USA) & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Brazil)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3250: 66–68 (29 Mar. 2012) 1 plate; 6 references                  Accepted: 14 Feb. 2012
Advertisement call and male morphology of the Malagasy treefrog Boophis arcanus from the Ranomafana region, south-eastern Madagascar 
JANA C. RIEMANN, SERGE H. NDRIANTSOA, MIGUEL VENCES, MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL & JULIAN GLOS (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3250: 63–65 (29 Mar. 2012) 5 plates; 9 references                  Accepted: 7 Feb. 2012
Description of the advertisement call of Dendropsophus haddadi (Bastos and Pombal 1996) (Anura: Hylidae) from southern Bahia, Brazil 
DANILO SILVA RUAS, CAIO VINICIUS DE MIRA MENDES, IURI RIBEIRO DIAS 
& MIRCO SOLÉ (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3249: 60–66 (28 Mar. 2012) 2 plates; 23 references                  Accepted: 13 Feb. 2012
The tadpole of the hylodid frog Hylodes ornatus (Bokermann, 1967), including chondrocranium description, and advertisement call 
MARCOS BILATE , PAULO NOGUEIRA-COSTA & LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3249: 47–59 (28 Mar. 2012) 8 plates; 16 references                  Accepted: 9 Feb. 2012
Two syntopic new species of the Pristimantis orestes Group (Anura: Strabomantidae) from northwestern Peru 

PABLO J. VENEGAS (Spain)& WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3249: 18–30 (28 Mar. 2012) 6 plates; 45 references                  Accepted: 7 Feb. 2012
A new species of the Dendropsophus parviceps group from the western Amazon Basin (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) 

ANA P. MOTTA (Brazil), SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (USA), PABLO J. VENEGAS (Spain), VICTOR G. D. ORRICO (Brazil) & JOSÉ M. PADIAL (USA)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3248: 66– 68 (27 Mar. 2012) 1 plate; 5 references                        Accepted: 24 Jan. 2012
Description of two tadpoles of Malagasy treefrogs, Spinomantis sp. aff. peraccae and Spinomantis tavaratra (Anura: Mantellidae) 
SERGE HERILALA NDRIANTSOA (Madagascar), ROGER-DANIEL RANDRIANIAINA (Madagascar), OLGA RAMILIJAONA RAVOAHANGIMALALA (Madagascar)†, MIGUEL VENCES (Germany) & JULIAN GLOS (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3245: 1–29 (23 Mar. 2012) 13 plates; 85 references                  Accepted: 4 Feb. 2012
The genus Astylosternus in the Upper Guinea rainforests, West Africa, with the description of a new species (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) 

MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), MICHAEL F. BAREJ (Germany), ANNIKA HILLERS (Germany), ADAM D. LEACHÉ (USA), N’GORAN G. KOUAMÉ (Côte d´Ivoire), CALEB OFORI-BOATENG (Ghana), N. EMMANUEL ASSEMIAN (Côte d´Ivoire), BLAYDA TOHÉ (Côte d´Ivoire), JOHANNES PENNER (Germany), MAREIKE HIRSCHFELD (Germany), JOSEPH DOUMBIA (Guinée), LEGRAND NONO GONWOUO (Cameroon), JOACHIM NOPPER (Germany), CHRISTIAN BREDE (Germany), RAUL DIAZ (USA), MATTHEW K. FUJITA (USA), MARLON GIL (USA), GABRIEL H. SEGNIAGBETO (Togo), RAFFAEL ERNST (Germany) & LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3244: 68 (22 Mar. 2012) 0 plate; 3 references                        Accepted: 5 Mar. 2012
Amazonella Fouquet et al., 2012 (Anura:Bufonidae) junior homonym of Amazonella Lundblad, 1931 (Acari:Unionicolidae): proposed replacement by Amazophrynella nom. nov. 
ANTOINE FOUQUET (Brazil), RENATO RECODER, MAURO TEIXEIRA JR. (Brazil), 
JOSÉ CASSIMIRO (Brazil), RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO (Brazil), AGUSTÍN CAMACHO (Brazil), ROBERTA DAMASCENO (USA), ANA CAROLINA CARNAVAL (USA), CRAIG MORITZ (USA) & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3235: 45–61 (15 Mar. 2012) 6 plates; 102 references                  Accepted: 28 Jan. 2012
The taxonomic status of Melanophryniscus orejasmirandai Prigioni & Langone, 1987 "1986" (Anura: Bufonidae) 
DIEGO BALDO (Argentina), CLAUDIO BORTEIRO (Uruguay), FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay), SERGIO ROSSET (Argentina), CARLOS PRIGIONI (Uruguay) 
& CLAUDIO MARTÍNEZ DEBAT (Uruguay)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3229: 58–68 (9 Mar. 2012) 7 plates; 24 references                  Accepted: 2 Mar. 2012
Rediscovery of Pseudophilautus semiruber, a diminutive shrub frog (Rhacophoridae: Pseudophilautus) from Sri Lanka 
MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA, KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI, GAYAN BOWATTE & SUYAMA MEEGASKUMBURA (Sri Lanka)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3224: 67–68 (7 Mar. 2012) 1 plate; 5 references                  Accepted: 30 Jan. 2012
The advertisement call of Haddadus binotatus (Spix, 1824) (Anura; Craugastoridae) 
MARIO RIBEIRO MOURA, JOÃO VICTOR ANDRADE DE LACERDA 
& RENATO NEVES FEIO (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3221: 37–47 (5 Mar. 2012) 0 plate; 167 references                  Accepted: 10 Feb. 2012
Hyper-validation of five nomina of amphibians and reptiles threatened by senior synonyms or homonyms 
ALAIN DUBOIS & ROGER BOUR (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3220: 44–60 (2 Mar. 2012) 11 plates; 31 references                  Accepted: 21 Dec. 2011
A new cryptic species of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Amphibia: Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Cuba 
LUIS M. DÍAZ (Cuba), S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA) & MICHAEL SCHMID (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3200: 1–26 (21 Feb. 2012) 11 plates; 46 references                     Accepted: 12 Jan. 2012
A survey of the internal oral features and external morphology of Physalaemus larvae (Anura, Leptodactylidae) 

JOICE RUGGERI & LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3195: 5 1–56 (16 Feb. 2012) 0 plate; 2 references                    Accepted: 15 Dec. 2011
On the generic and specific identity of the holotype of Rana hymenopus Boulenger 1920 (Amphibia: Anura: Pyxicephalidae) 
BARRY T. CLARKE & JOHN C. POYNTON (UK)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3192: 67–68 (14 Feb. 2012) 0 plate; 12 references                           Accepted: 15 Dec. 2011
Pseudopaludicola ternetzi (Anura: Leiuperidae): two lectotypes for the same taxon 

DARIO CARDOZO & DIEGO BALDO (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3192: 39–48 (14 Feb. 2012) 4 plates; 18 references                           Accepted: 22 Dec. 2011
A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Andean cloud forests of northern Peru 

JUAN C. CHAPARRO (Peru), ANA P. MOTTA (BRAZIL), ROBERTO C. GUTIÉRREZ (Peru) & JOSÉ M. PADIAL (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3190: 1–30 (10 Feb. 2012) 10 plate; 58 references                           Accepted: 8 Dec. 2011
Morphological and molecular diversification of slender salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps) in the southern Sierra Nevada of California with descriptions of two new species
ELIZABETH L. JOCKUSCH (USA), IÑIGO MARTÍNEZ-SOLANO (Spain), ROBERT W. HANSEN (USA)
& DAVID B. WAKE (USA)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3187: 54–56 (9 Feb. 2012) 1 plate; 11 references                           Accepted: 22 Dec. 2011
The tadpole of Elachistocleis cesarii Miranda–Ribeiro, 1920 (Anura, Microhylidae)
FELIPE DE MEDEIROS MAGALHÃES, DIEGO JOSÉ SANTANA,
ANTONIO MOLLO NETO & ADRIAN ANTONIO GARDA (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3184: 67–68 (6 Feb. 2012) 1 plate; 10 references                           Accepted: 13 Dec. 2011
Description of the advertisement call of a species without vocal sac: Craugastor gollmeri (Amphibia: Craugastoridae).
ROBERTO IBÁÑEZ D., CÉSAR A. JARAMILLO A. & FRANK A. SOLÍS (Panamá)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3184: 64–66 (6 Feb. 2012) 1 plate; 9 references                           Accepted: 14 Dec. 2011
The tadpole of Hypsiboas pombali (Caramaschi, Pimenta & Feio, 2004)
(Anura, Hylidae)
FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ, FELIPE CAMURUGI & EDNEI DE ALMEIDA MERCÊS (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3178: 33–44 (31 Jan. 2012) 4 plate; 11 references                           Accepted: 14 Nov. 2011
Two new species of Callulops (Anura: Microhylidae) from montane forests in New Guinea
PAUL OLIVER (Australia), STEPHEN RICHARDS (Australia) & BURHAN TJATURADI (Indonesia)

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Correspondence
 
Zootaxa 3172: 65–68 (16 Jan. 2012) 2 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 02 Dec. 2011
Description of two
Werneria tadpoles from Cameroon (Amphibia: Anura:
Bufonidae)
MAREIKE HIRSCHFELD (Germany), MICHAEL F. BAREJ (Germany),
SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland) & MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3170: 64–68 (24 Jan. 2012) 2 plates; 14 references                      Accepted: 25 Nov. 2011
New data on the distribution and morphology of the West African squeaker frog
Arthroleptis langeri Rödel, Doumbia, Johnson & Hillers, 2009 (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae)
JOACHIM NOPPER (Germany), LEGRAND NONO GONWOUO (Cameroon), ANNIKA HILLERS (UK), LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany), ANNEMARIE OHLER (France) & MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 3167: 66–68 (20 Jan. 2012) 1 plates; 11 references                      Accepted: 30 Nov. 2011
The tadpole of Bokermannohyla capra Napoli & Pimenta 2009 (Anura, Hylidae)
EDNEI DE ALMEIDA MERCÊS, AIRAN DOS SANTOS PROTÁZIO & FLORA ACUÑA JUNCÁ (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3163: 54–68 (17 Jan. 2012) 6 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 17 Nov. 2011
A new species of Ansonia (Anura: Bufonidae) from northern Tanintharyi Division, Myanmar
JEFFERY A. WILKINSON, ANNA B. SELLAS & JENS V. VINDUM (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3158: 37–52 (12 Jan. 2012) 8 plate; 59 references                           Accepted: 01 Nov. 2011
A relict new species of Oreobates (Anura, Strabomantidae) from the Seasonally
Dry Tropical Forests of Minas Gerais, Brazil, and its implication to the biogeography of the genus and that of South American Dry Forests
MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO, RENATO SOUSA RECODER,
MARCO AURÉLIO DE SENA & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3155: 38–46 (10 Jan. 2012) 4 plate; 21 references                           Accepted: 10 Nov. 2011
A new species of Kalophrynus (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae) from Southern Peninsular Malaysia
MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), KANTO NISHIKAWA (Japan), DAICUS M. BELABUT (Malaysia),
AHMAD NORHAYATI (Malaysia) & HOI SEN YONG (Malaysia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 3155: 29–37 (10 Jan. 2012) 2 plate; 18 references                         Accepted: 17 Nov. 2011
A new Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from the highlands of southeastern Laos
BRYAN L. STUART (USA), SOMPHOUTHONE PHIMMACHAK (Vietnam),
 
SENGVILAY SEATEUN (Vietnam) & NIANE SIVONGXAY (Vietnam)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3155: 1–20 (10 Jan. 2012) 10 plate; 52 references                           Accepted: 03 Nov. 2011
Taxonomic revision of the Odontophrynus cultripes species group, with description of a new related species (Anura, Cycloramphidae)
ULISSES CARAMASCHI & MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 3150: 59–68 (4 Jan. 2012) 4 plate; 26 references                         Accepted: 10 Nov. 2011
The phylogenetic relationships of Paramesotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) based on partial mitochondrial DNA gene sequences
XIAOMING GU (China), HUI WANG (China), RONGRONG CHEN (UK), YINGZHOU TIAN (China) & SONG LI (China)

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2011

Editorial
Zootaxa 3148: 39–55 (23 Dec. 2011
Class Amphibia Gray, 182. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness
DAVID C. BLACKBURN & DAVID B. WAKE
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 3147: 1–83 (23 Dec. 2011) 36 plates; 127 references                     Accepted: 17 Oct. 2011
Sorting out Lalos: description of new species and additional taxonomic data on megophryid frogs from northern Indochina (genus Leptolalax, Megophryidae, Anura)
ANNEMARIE OHLER *, KATHARINA C. WOLLENBERG , STÉPHANE GROSJEAN, RALF HENDRIX, MIGUEL VENCES , THOMAS ZIEGLER & ALAIN DUBOIS

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Article
Zootaxa 3138: 1–34 (21 Dec. 2011) 7 plates; 90 references                       Accepted: 10 Nov. 2011
A phylogeny and evolutionary natural history of mesoamerican toads (Anura: Bufonidae: Incilius) based on morphology, life history, and molecular data
JOSEPH R. MENDELSON III, DANIEL G. MULCAHY, TYLER S. WILLIAMS & JACK W. SITES JR. (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3133: 37–49 (16 Dec. 2011) 5 plates; 32 references                    Accepted: 25 Nov. 2011
A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro (Amphibia: Anura: Cycloramphidae) from the Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia, northeastern Brazil
MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ, RAFAEL OLIVEIRA DE ABREU & MARIA LUCIA DEL-GRANDE (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 3132: 1–55 (15 Dec. 2011) 11 plates; 131 references                   Accepted: 21 Oct. 2011
Species diversity of Hyalinobatrachium glassfrogs (Amphibia: Centrolenidae) from the Guiana Shield, with the description of two new species
SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (USA), CARLES VILÀ (Spain), JOSÉ AYARZAGÜENA (Spain), MICHEL BLANC (French Guiana) & RAFFAEL ERNST (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 3129: 62–68 (14 Dec. 2011) 2 plates; 32 references                      Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011
The aquatic and littoral forms of the Patagonian frog Atelognathus patagonicus (Batrachylinae): new molecular evidence
LIZA B. MARTINAZZO, NÉSTOR G. BASSO & CARMEN A. ÚBEDA (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 3125: 22–38 (09 Dec. 2011) 8 plates; 71 references                          Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011
A new species of Gracixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) with a hyperextended vocal repertoire from Vietnam
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), VINH QUANG DAU (Vietnam), TAO THIEN NGUYEN (Vietnam), TRUNG TIEN CAO (Vietnam) & SANG VAN NGUYEN (Vietnam)
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Article
Zootaxa 3125: 1–21 (09 Dec. 2011) 10 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 28 Oct. 2011
A new species of Anolis (Squamata: Iguania: Dactyloidae) formerly referred to as A. pachypus from the Cordillera de Talamanca of western Panama and adjacent Costa Rica
SEBASTIAN LOTZKAT, JOE-FELIX BIENENTREU, ANDREAS HERTZ & GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 3123: 60–68 (08 Dec. 2011) 4 plates; 24 references                          Accepted: 26 Oct. 2011
A new insular, endemic frog of the genus Kalophrynus Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Microhylidae) from Tioman Island, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia
CHAN KIN ONN & L. LEE GRISMER & JESSE GRISMER (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 3111: 37–48 (28 Nov. 2011) 7 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 25 Oct. 2011
A new species of Pristimantis (Amphibia: Craugastoridae) with cranial crests from the Colombian Andes
JHON JAIRO OSPINA-SARRIA, JAVIER MENDEZ-NARVAEZ, CARLOS BURBANO-YANDI &
WILMAR BOLÍVAR-G (Colombia)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3098: 59–63 (15 Nov. 2011) 2 plates; 9 references                         Accepted: 07 Oct. 2011
Phrynobatrachus pintoi Hillers, Zimkus & Rödel, 2008 (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae): additional morphological and distribution data
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), JOSEPH DOUMBIA (France),
N’GORAN GERMAIN KOUAMÉ (France) & LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 3098: 1–20 (15 Nov. 2011) 10 plates; 62 references                         Accepted: 05 Oct. 2011
Two new species of Theloderma (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), DUONG THI THUY LE (Vietnam), HUY DUC HOANG (Vietnam), VINH QUANG DAU (Vietnam) & TRUNG TIEN CAO (Vietnam)
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Article
Zootaxa 3096: 18–26 (11 Nov. 2011) 4 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 11 Oct. 2011
A new Scinax Wagler belonging to the S. catharinae clade (Anura: Hylidae) from the State of Alagoas, northeastern Brazil
CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ, IVAN NUNES & MARCELO GOMES DE LIMA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3095: 15–26 (10 Nov. 2011) 7 plates; 27 references                         Accepted: 04 Oct. 2011
A remarkable new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura: Brevicipitidae) with massive, boldly coloured limb glands
MICHELE MENEGON (Italy), DAVID J. GOWER (UK) & SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland)

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Article
Zootaxa 3095: 1–14 (10 Nov. 2011) 6 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 12 Oct. 2011
A new species of marsupial frog (Anura: Hemiphractidae: Gastrotheca) from the Andes of southern Peru
WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN, ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI & DAVID C. BLACKBURN (USA)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3092: 60–62 (07 Nov. 2011) 1 plates; 7 references                         Accepted: 07 Oct. 2011
The advertisement call of Rhinella granulosa (Anura, Bufonidae)
VINÍCIUS AVELAR SÃO-PEDRO, PEDRO HENRIQUE MEDEIROS & ADRIAN ANTONIO GARDA (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3092: 26–42 (07 Nov. 2011) 9 plates; 55 references                         Accepted: 08 Sep. 2011
Advertisement and release calls in Neotropical toads of the Rhinella granulosa group and evidence of natural hybridization between R. bergi and R. major (Anura: Bufonidae)
CECILIA GUERRA (Argentina), DIEGO BALDO (Argentina), SERGIO ROSSET (Argentina),
CLAUDIO BORTEIRO (Uruguay) & FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 3083: 1–120 (28 Oct. 2011) 45 plates; 149 references                   Accepted: 03 Oct. 2011
A taxonomic revision of the Neotropical poison frog genus Ranitomeya (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae)
JASON L. BROWN, EVAN TWOMEY, ADOLFO AMÉZQUITA, MOISÉS BARBOSA DE
SOUZA, JANALEE P. CALDWELL, STEFAN LÖTTERS, RUDOLF VON MAY, PAULO ROBERTO MELO-SAMPAIO, DANIEL MEJÍA-VARGAS, PEDRO PEREZ-PEÑA, MARK PEPPER, ERIK H. POELMAN, MANUEL SANCHEZ-RODRIGUEZ & KYLE SUMMERS
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Zootaxa 3066: 37–51 (24 Oct. 2011) 1 plates; 48 references                         Accepted: 31 Sep. 2011
Calls of five species of the Scinax ruber (Anura: Hylidae) clade from Brazil with comments on their taxonomy
LEANDRO MAGRINI, SERGIO P. DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA, ARLINDO F. BÉDA &
ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 3063: 39–52 (20 Oct. 2011) 7 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 12 Sep. 2011
A new striking dendrobatid frog (Dendrobatidae: Aromobatinae, Aromobates) from the Venezuelan Andes
CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS (Costa Rica), RAMÓN RIVERO (Venezuela) & JUAN C. SANTOS (USA)

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Zootaxa 3059: 36–46 (14 Oct. 2011) 2 plates; 77 references                         Accepted: 09 Sep. 2011
A new low altitude species of Megophrys Kuhl and van Hasselt (Amphibia: Megophryidae), from Assam, Northeast India 
STEPHEN MAHONY, SAIBAL SENGUPTA, RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI & S.D. BIJU (India)
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Zootaxa 3052: 1–50 (07 Oct. 2011) 14 plates; 72 references                         Accepted: 31 Aug. 2011
Direct development in some Australopapuan microhylid frogs of the genera Austrochaperina, Cophixalus and Oreophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from northern Australia and Papua New Guinea 
MARION ANSTIS, FRED PARKER, TIM HAWKES, IAN MORRIS & STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3051: 62–64 (07 Oct. 2011) 1 plates; 8 references                         Accepted: 13 Sep. 2011
The type series of Pseudopaludicola ternetzi Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937 (Anura, Leiuperidae) with designation of a lectotype 
ULISSES CARAMASCHI & JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR. (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3046: 67–68 (30 Sep. 2011) 1 plates; 6 references                         Accepted: 08 Sep. 2011
Redescription of the tadpole of Macrogenioglottus alipioi (Anura: Cycloramphidae), a rare and endemic species of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest 
BARNAGLEISON S. LISBOA, FILIPE AUGUSTO C. DO NASCIMENTO & GABRIEL O. SKUK (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3045: 57–67 (29 Sep. 2011) 7 plates; 38 references                         Accepted: 9 Sep. 2011
A new species of harlequin frog (Bufonidae: Atelopus) with an unusual behavior from Andes of Colombia 
LAURA BRAVO-VALENCIA (Colombia) & MAURICIO RIVERA-CORREA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 3043: 54–68 (28 Sep. 2011) 7 plates; 25 references                         Accepted: 22 Aug. 2011
A new bromeligenous species of the Scinax perpusillus group from the hills of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Anura, Hylidae) 
HELIO RICARDO DA SILVA & RICARDO ALVES-SILVA (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3043: 33–34 (28 Sep. 2011) 0 plates; 3 references                         Accepted: 14 Sep. 2011
Amphisbaena uroxena Mott, Rodrigues, De Freitas and Silva 2008 (Squamata, Amphisbaenidae) shows sexual dimorphism in precloacal pores 
TAMÍ MOTT, MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES & MARCO ANTÔNIO DE FREITAS (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 3042: 68–68 (27 Sep. 2011) 0 plates; 4 references                         Accepted: 17 Aug. 2011
The correct spelling of Proceratophrys phyllostomus Izecksohn, Cruz & Peixoto, 1999 (Anura: Cycloramphidae) 
ULISSES CARAMASCHI (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 3035: 59–67 (20 Sep. 2011) 2 plates; 46 references                         Accepted: 11 Aug. 2011
Phylogenetic position of Dendropsophus gaucheri (Lescure and Marty 2000) highlights the need for an in-depth investigation of the phylogenetic relationships of Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae) ANTOINE FOUQUET (Brazil), BRICE P. NOONAN (USA), MICHEL BLANC (Guiana) & VICTOR GOYANNES DILL ORRICO (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3035: 57–58 (20 Sep. 2011) 0 plates; 19 references                         Accepted: 11 Aug. 2011
"Xenopus paratropicalis" is not a valid name 
DAVID C. BLACKBURN (USA) & MANFRED BEIER (Germany)

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3029: 1–96 (15 Sep. 2011) 61 plates; 64 references               Accepted: 06 Apr. 2011
A taxonomic review of the Night Frog genus Nyctibatrachus Boulenger, 1882 in the Western Ghats, India (Anura: Nyctibatrachidae) with description of twelve new species 

S. D. BIJU, INES VAN BOCXLAER, STEPHEN MAHONY, K. P. DINESH, C. RADHAKRISHNAN, ANIL ZACHARIAH, VARAD GIRI & FRANKY BOSSUYT

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Monograph
Zootaxa 3028: 1–64 (15 Sep. 2011) 14 plates; 317 references               Accepted: 02 Aug. 2011
Verified non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles in Florida from 1863 through 2010: Outlining the invasion process and identifying invasion pathways and stages 
KENNETH L. KRYSKO, JOSEPH P. BURGESS, MICHAEL R. ROCHFORD, CHRISTOPHER R. GILLETTE, DANIEL CUEVA, KEVIN M. ENGE, LOUIS A. SOMMA, JENNIFER L. STABILE, DUSTIN C. SMITH, JOSEPH A. WASILEWSKI, GUY N. KIECKHEFER III, MICHAEL C. GRANATOSKY & STUART V. NIELSEN
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Zootaxa 3027: 39–51 (15 Sep. 2011) 3 plates; 14 references                         Accepted: 16 Aug. 2011
Two new frog species (Microhylidae: Cophixalus) from boulder habitats on Cape York Peninsula, north-east Australia 
CONRAD J. HOSKIN & KIERAN ALAND (Australia)

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Article
Zootaxa 3011: 38–44 (01 Sep. 2011) 4 plates; 29 references                         Accepted: 8 Jun. 2011
Tadpole buccal secretory glands as new support for a Neotropical clade of frogs 
ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, FELIPE G. De FREITAS, MARTA M. ANTONIAZZI & CARLOS JARED (Bra-zil)

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Zootaxa 3011: 16–26 (01 Sep. 2011) 5 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 1 Aug. 2011
A new beautiful squeaker frog (Arthroleptidae: Arthroleptis) from West Africa 
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), N’GORAN GERMAIN KOUAMÉ (Ivory Coast), JOSEPH DOUMBIA (Guinée) & LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 3002: 62–64  (24 Aug. 2011) 1 plates; 6 references                         Accepted: 1 Aug. 2011
Description of the complex advertisement call of Pseudophilautus popularis (Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 2005) (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae) 
DINAL J. S. SAMARASINGHE (Sri Lanka)
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Zootaxa 3002: 3 1–44 (24 Aug. 2011) 7 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 27 Jul. 2011
A new genus of neobatrachian frog from southern Patagonian forests, Argentina and Chile
NÉSTOR G. BASSO, CARMEN A. ÚBEDA, MARÍA M. BUNGE & LIZA B. MARTINAZZO (Argentina)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2997: 67–68 (17 Aug. 2011) 1 plates; 5 references                         Accepted: 26 Jul. 2011
Advertisement call of Dendropsophus oliveirai (Anura, Hylidae) 
DIEGO JOSÉ SANTANA, DANIEL OLIVEIRA MESQUITA, ADRIAN ANTONIO GARDA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 2990: 59–68 (09 Aug. 2011) 4 plates; 23 references                     Accepted: 8 Jul. 2011
Description of a new species of worm salamander (Caudata, Plethodontidae, Oedipina) in the subgenus Oedopinola from the central portion of the Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Honduras JAMES R. MCCRANIE & JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND (USA)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2988: 66–68 (08 Aug. 2011) 1 plates; 7 references                     Accepted: 26 Jul. 2011
The complex advertisement calls of Allobates myersi (Pyburn, 1981) (Anura: Aromobatidae) from São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Brazil 
PEDRO IVO SIMÕES & ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 2984: 1–53 (03 Aug. 2011) 24 plates; 116 references                     Accepted: 28 Jun. 2011
Taxonomy and distribution of caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona) of Brazilian Amazonia, with a key to their identification 
ADRIANO O. MACIEL & MARINUS S. HOOGMOED (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2978: 34–50 (28 Jul. 2011) 7 plates; 35 references                         Accepted: 2 Jun. 2011
A new microendemic frog species of the genus Blommersia (Anura: Mantellidae) from the east coast of Madagascar
MACIEJ PABIJAN (Germany), PHILIP-SEBASTIAN GEHRING (Ploand), JÖRN KÖHLER (Germany),
FRANK GLAW (Germany) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Erratum 
Zootaxa 2934: 68 (30 Jun. 2011
Erratum: Lourenço, A.C.C., Baêta, D., Abreu, A.C.L. & Pombal Jr., J.P. (2010)
Tadpole and advertisement call of Rhinella pombali (Baldissera, Caramaschi &
Haddad, 2004) (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae). Zootaxa, 2370, 65–68.
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Zootaxa 2934: 1–19 (30 Jun. 2011) 10 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 26 May 2011
A new highland species of Pristimantis Jiménez de la Espada, 1871 (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Pantepui region, northern South America
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium), D. BRUCE MEANS (USA) & FRANKY BOSSUYT (Belgium)
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Zootaxa 2933: 27–45 (29 Jun. 2011) 4 plates; 36 references                         Accepted: 29 Jun. 2011
Examination of the molecular relationships of sand frogs (Anura: Pyxicephalidae: Tomopterna) and resurrection of two species from the Horn of Africa
BREDA M. ZIMKUS & JOANNA G. LARSON (USA)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2929: 57–58 (24 Jun. 2011) 1 plates; 4 references                         Accepted: 9 May 2011
The advertisement call of Physalaemus ephippifer (Anura: Leiuperidae) from Brazilian Amazonia
IGOR L. KAEFER, LUCIANA K. ERDTMANN & ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil)
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Erratum 
Zootaxa 2924: 68 (20 Jun. 2011
Erratum: MAHONY, STEPHEN (2011) Two new species of Megophrys Kuhl & van Hasselt
(Amphibia: Megophryidae), from western Thailand and southern Cambodia. Zootaxa, 2734, 23–39.
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Article
Zootaxa 2919: 51–59 (14 Jun. 2011) 4 plates; 28 references                         Accepted: 9 May 2011
Redescription of an enigmatic salamander, Pseudohynobius puxiongensis (Fei et Ye, 2000) (Urodela: Hynobiidae)
JIAN-LI XIONG, HAI-JUN GU, TIAN-JIAN GONG & XIAO-MAO ZENG (P.R. China)
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Zootaxa 2919: 37–50 (14 Jun. 2011) 5 plates; 25 references                         Accepted: 9 May 2011
A new frog of the genus Aromobates (Anura, Dendrobatidae) from Sierra de Perijá, Venezuela
FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC, EDWIN E. INFANTE-RIVERO & CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS
(Venezuela)
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Zootaxa 2912: 28–36 (9 Jun. 2011) 2 plates; 32 references                         Accepted: 3 Mar. 2011
A blue-eyed Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India
SANJAY SONDHI (India) & ANNEMARIE OHLER (France)
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Zootaxa 2905: 33–56 (3 Jun. 2011) 11 plates; 41 references                      Accepted: 11 May 2011
A survey of morphological variation in adult Meristogenys amoropalamus (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae), with a description of a new cryptic species
TOMOHIKO SHIMADA (Japan), MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), PAUL YAMBUN (Malaysia) & AHMAD
SUDIN (Malaysia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2902: 1–43 (1 Jun. 2011) 1 plates; 57 references                            Accepted: 9 Feb. 2011
Multi-locus phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Uperoleia toadlets (Anura: Myobatrachidae) from the western arid zone of Australia, with a description of a new species
RENEE A. CATULLO, PAUL DOUGHTY, J. DALE ROBERTS & J. SCOTT KEOGH (Australia)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2890: 65–67 (25 May 2011) 1 plates; 14 references                       Accepted: 7 Apr. 2011
DNA barcoding identifies a third invasive species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) in Panama City, Panama
ANDREW J. CRAWFORD (Colombia), ROBERTO ALONSO (Cuba), CÉSAR A. JARAMILLO A. (Panama),
SAMUEL SUCRE (Panama) & ROBERTO IBÁÑEZ D. (Panama)
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Zootaxa 2890: 20–28 (25 May 2011) 5 plates; 11 references                        Accepted: 6 Apr. 2011
A new species of Proceratophrys (Anura: Cycloramphidae) from western Brazil
ROBSON W. ÁVILA, RICARDO A. KAWASHITA-RIBEIRO & DRAUSIO H. MORAIS (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2883: 52–64 (19 May 2011) 6 plates; 38 references                       Accepted: 15 Apr. 2011
“Same-same, but different”: an unusual new species of the Limnonectes kuhlii Complex from West Sumatra (Anura: Dicroglossidae)
DAVID S. MCLEOD (USA), STEPHANI J. HORNER (USA), COLIN HUSTED (USA), ANTHONY BARLEY
(USA) & DJOKO ISKANDAR (Indonesia)
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Zootaxa 2880: 41–50 (17 May 2011) 4 plates; 38 references                       Accepted: 6 Apr. 2011
A new species of Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro (Amphibia: Anura: Cycloramphidae) from central Brazil
LUCAS BORGES MARTINS & ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2880: 20–30 (17 May 2011) 4 plates; 44 references                      Accepted: 25 Feb. 2011
Taxonomic identity of the patagonian frog Atelognathus jeinimenensis (Anura: Neobatrachia) as revealed by molecular and morphometric evidence
HELEN DÍAZ-PÁEZ (Chile), MARCELA A. VIDAL (Chile), JUAN C. ORTIZ (Chile), CARMEN A. ÚBEDA
(Argentina) & NÉSTOR G. BASSO (Argentina)
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Zootaxa 2876: 17–29 (12 May 2011) 7 plates; 26 references                       Accepted: 15 Apr. 2011
A new frog of the genus Pristimantis (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the high Andes of Southeastern Ecuador, discovered using morphological and molecular data
ALEJANDRO F. ARTEAGA-NAVARRO & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador)

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Zootaxa 2874: 41–64 (11 May 2011) 11 plates; 81 references                       Accepted: 3 Mar. 2011
A nine-family classification of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona)
MARK WILKINSON, DIEGO SAN MAURO, EMMA SHERRATT & DAVID J. GOWER (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2833: 60–64 (27 Apr. 2011) 1 plates; 21 references                       Accepted: 22 Mar. 2011
Centrolene daidaleum (Ruiz-Carranza & Lynch, 1991) (Anura, Centrolenidae): A glassfrog with primitive and derived combat behavior
FERNANDO J. M. ROJAS-RUNJAIC & PEDRO CABELLO (Venezuela)

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Zootaxa 2826: 57–68 (20 Apr. 2011) 5 plates; 23 references                        Accepted: 2 Mar. 2011
A new cryptic species of Ameerega (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Brazilian Cerrado
WILIAN VAZ-SILVA & NATAN MEDEIROS MACIEL (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2815: 49–58 (12 Apr. 2011) 6 plates; 17 references                        Accepted: 22 Feb. 2011
A second species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) lacking secondary annular grooves
VARAD GIRI (India), DAVID J. GOWER (UK), KSHAMATA GAIKWAD (India) & MARK WILKINSON
(UK)
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Zootaxa 2814: 50–58 (11 Apr. 2011) 0 plates; 10 references                        Accepted: 9 Mar. 2011
Comments on new names and nomenclatural acts of amphibians
and non-avian sauropsids established by Garsault 1764 and Laurenti 1768 (response to Dubois & Bour 2010)
F. W. WELTER-SCHULTES & R. KLUG (Germany)

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Zootaxa 2814: 33–49 (11 Apr. 2011) 7 plates; 33 references                      Accepted: 14 Mar. 2011
Taxonomic revision of one of the Old World’s smallest frogs, with description
of a new Bornean Microhyla (Amphibia, Microhylidae)
MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2809: 67–68 (5 Apr. 2011) 1 plates; 5 references                               Accepted: 7 Mar. 2011
The advertisement call of Proceratophrys renalis (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920) (Amphibia: Anura: Cycloramphidae)
DIEGO JOSÉ SANTANA, RICARDO RODRIGUES, RALPH LACERDA DE ALBUQUERQUE, DANIEL ORSI
LARANJEIRAS, ARIELSON DOS SANTOS PROTÁZIO, FREDERICO GUSTAVO RODRIGUES FRANÇA & DANIEL OLIVEIRA MESQUITA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 2807: 57–64 (1 Apr. 2011) 2 plates; 28 references                        Accepted: 28 Feb. 2011
Re-discovery and Re-description of Ansonia penangensis Stoliczka, 1870 (Anura: Bufonidae) from Penang Island, Malaysia
EVAN QUAH S.H.(Malaysia), L. LEE GRISMER (USA), MOHD ABDUL MUIN(Malaysia) & SHAHRUL
ANUAR, M.S. (Malaysia)
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Zootaxa 2804: 25–40 (30 Mar. 2011) 7 plates; 22 references                      Accepted: 21 Feb. 2011
The Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) of the Langbian Plateau,
southern Vietnam, with description of a new species
BRYAN L. STUART (USA), JODI J. L. ROWLEY (AUSTRALIA), DAO THI ANH TRAN (Vietnam),
DUONG THI THUY LE (Vietnam) & HUY DUC HOANG (Vietnam)
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Zootaxa 2800: 64–68 (25 Mar. 2011) 1 plates; 22 references                      Accepted: 9 Feb. 2011
The tadpole of Hylodes babax Heyer, 1982 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylodidae)
RENATA MAGALHÃES PIRANI, TIAGO LEITE PEZZUTI, ANA PAULA MOTTA
& RENATO NEVES FEIO (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2798: 64–68 (23 Mar. 2011) 1 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 7 Feb. 2011
DNA taxonomy reveals two new species records of Hyalinobatrachium
(Anura: Centrolenidae) for Bolivia
SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Colombia), JI
ŘÍ MORAVEC (Czech Republic), JAMES APARICIO (Bolivia), MARCELO GUERRERO-REINHARD (Bolivia) & GONZALO CALDERÓN (Bolivia)
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Zootaxa 2796: 15–28 (21 Mar. 2011) 5 plates; 40 references                          Accepted: 9 Feb. 2011
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from southern Vietnam

JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), DUONG THI THUY LE (Vietnam), DAO THI ANH TRAN (Vietnam), HUY
DUC HOANG (Vietnam)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2793: 63–66 (17 Mar. 2011) 2 plates; 7 references                          Accepted: 7 Feb. 2011
The tadpole of Ecnomiohyla sukia Savage & Kubicki, 2010 (Amphibia: Hylidae)
HEINZ HOFFMANN & BRIAN KUBICKI (Costa Rica)

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Article
Zootaxa 2787: 19–36 (10 Mar. 2011) 9 plates; 42 references                       Accepted: 20 Jan. 2011
Cranial anatomy of tadpoles of five species of Scinax (Hylidae, Hylinae)
LEANDRO ALCALDE (Argentina), FLORENCIA VERA CANDIOTI (Argentina), FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay), CLAUDIO BORTEIRO (Uruguay) & DIEGO BALDO (Argentina)

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Article
Zootaxa 2772: 52–60 (23 Feb. 2011) 3 plates; 15 references                         Accepted: 4 Dec. 2010
A new species of Mantidactylus (subgenus Chonomantis) from Ranomafana National Park, eastern Madagascar (Amphibia, Anura, Mantellidae)
PARFAIT BORA (Madagascar), OLGA RAMILIJAONA (Madagascar), NOROMALALA RAMINOSOA
(Madagascar) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2772: 1–32 (23 Feb. 2011) 12 plates; 117 references                      Accepted: 24 Dec. 2010
Dusted off—the African Amietophrynus superciliaris-species complex of giant
toads
MICHAEL F. BAREJ (Germany), ANDREAS SCHMITZ (Switzerland), MICHELE MENEGON (Italy), ANNIKA HILLERS (Germany), HARALD HINKEL (Rwanda), WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany) & MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2767: 59–64 (17 Feb. 2011) 3 plates; 20 references                       Accepted: 25 Nov. 2010
Description of the advertisement call of Phasmahyla spectabilis Cruz, Feio & Nascimento, 2008 (Anura: Phyllomedusinae) with comments on its distribution and reproduction
IURI RIBEIRO DIAS (Brazil), DENNIS RÖDDER (Germany), FRANK WEINSHEIMER (Germany), AXEL
KWET (Germany) & MIRCO SOLÉ (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2767: 25–40 (17 Feb. 2011) 7 plates; 45 references                       Accepted: 21 Dec. 2010
Inter- and intra-island divergence in Odorrana ishikawae (Anura, Ranidae) of the Ryukyu Archipelago of Japan, with description of a new species
MITSURU KURAMOTO, NAOKI SATOU, SHOHEI OUMI, ATSUSHI KURABAYASHI & MASAYUKI
SUMIDA (Japan)
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Article
Zootaxa 2767: 14–24 (17 Feb. 2011) 4 plates; 31 references                        Accepted: 11 Jan. 2011
The systematics of Boulengerula fischeri (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) based on morphological and molecular data
DAVID J. GOWER (UK), ANNA PAPADOPOULOU (UK), THOMAS M. DOHERTY-BONE (UK), FABIO PUPIN (Italy), DIEGO SAN MAURO (UK), SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland) & MARK WILKINSON (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2761: 41–50 (9 Feb. 2011) 5 plates; 30 references                           Accepted: 19 Jan. 2011
A new species of Fejervarya (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Bangladesh
MOHAMMAD SAJID ALI HOWLADER (Bangladesh)

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Article
Zootaxa 2747: 1–18 (24 Jan. 2011) 10 plates; 20 references                         Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
Two new species of shrub frogs (Rhacophoridae: Pseudophilautus) from Sri Lanka
MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA & KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI (Sri Lanka)

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Article
Zootaxa 2744: 53–61 (19 Jan. 2011) 4 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
Specific separation of Polypedates braueri (Vogt, 1911) from P. megacephalus (Hallowell, 1861) (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae)
NORIHIRO KURAISHI (Japan), MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), HIDETOSHI OTA (Japan) & SZU-LUNG
CHEN (R. China)
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Article
Zootaxa 2744: 39–52 (19 Jan. 2011) 4 plates; 48 references                         Accepted: 25 Nov. 2010
Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Staurois (Anura, Ranidae) based on 16S rRNA sequences
UMILAELA ARIFIN (Indonesia), DJOKO T. ISKANDAR (Indonesia), DAVID P. BICKFORD (Singapore),
RAFE M. BROWN (USA), RUDOLF MEIER (Singapore) & SUJATHA NARAYANAN KUTTY (Singapore)
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Article
Zootaxa 2744: 34–38 (19 Jan. 2011) 2 plates; 11 references                         Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
Re-discovery of the Giant West African Squeaker, Arthroleptis krokosua Ernst,
Agyei & Rödel, 2008 (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) in two forests of south-western Ghana with observations on the species’ variability and habitat preferences
GILBERT BAASE ADUM (Ghana), CALEB OFORI-BOATENG (Ghana), WILLIAM ODURO (Ghana) &
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2739: 33–40 (13 Jan. 2011) 3 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 14 Dec. 2010
A new species of flea-toad, genus Brachycephalus Fitzinger (Amphibia: Anura: Brachycephalidae), from the Atlantic rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil
MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ
& IURI RIBEIRO DIAS (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2737: 49–60 (12 Jan. 2011) 6 plates; 18 references                           Accepted: 3 Dec. 2010
A new karst-dwelling species of Kalophrynus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Gunung Mulu National Park, Borneo, Malaysia
J. MAXIMILIAN DEHLING (Germany)

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Article
Zootaxa 2737: 19–33 (12 Jan. 2011) 7 plates; 35 references                          Accepted: 25 Nov. 2010
A new species of Cycloramphus Tschudi (Anura: Cycloramphidae) from the Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos, Southeastern Brazil
LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER, VANESSA KRUTH VERDADE, RODRIGO DE OLIVEIRA LULA SALLES,
ANTOINE FOUQUET & SERGIO POTSCH DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2734: 23–39 (7 Jan. 2011) 5 plates; 59 references                           Accepted: 29 Nov. 2010
Two new species of Megophrys Kuhl & van Hasselt (Amphibia: Megophryidae), from western Thailand and southern Cambodia
STEPHEN MAHONY (India)

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2010

Article
Zootaxa 2727: 63–68 (21 Dec. 2010) 4 plates; 17 references                          Accepted: 27 Oct. 2010
The tadpole of the hylid frog Scinax belloni (Anura: Hylidae)

THIAGO SILVA-SOARES (Brazil), PAULO NOGUEIRA COSTA (Brazil),
RODRIGO B. FERREIRA (USA) & LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2727: 45–55 (21 Dec. 2010) 4 plates; 41 references                           Accepted: 3 Dec. 2010
A new tree frog of the genus Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Vietnam
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), LE THI THUY DUONG (Vietnam), TRAN THI ANH DAO (Vietnam),
BRYAN L. STUART (USA) & HOANG DUC HUY (Vietnam)
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Article
Zootaxa 2725: 57–68 (17 Dec. 2010) 3 plates; 33 references                           Accepted: 4 Nov. 2010
A new species of Pseudoeurycea from the cloud forest in Veracruz, México
GABRIELA PARRA-OLEA (Mexico), SEAN M. ROVITO (Mexico), LAURA MÁRQUEZVALDELAMAR
(Mexico), GABRIEL CRUZ (Mexico), RENE MURRIETA-GALINDO (Mexico) & DAVID B. WAKE (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2719: 35–40 (10 Dec. 2010) 1 plates; 12 references                         Accepted: 24 Nov. 2010
A new species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Guyana
MARK WILKINSON (UK) & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium)

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Article
Zootaxa 2719: 21–34 (10 Dec. 2010) 7 plates; 30 references                         Accepted: 21 Oct. 2010
A new species of fringe-limb frog, genus Ecnomiohyla (Anura: Hylidae), from the Atlantic slope of Costa Rica, Central America
JAY M. SAVAGE (USA) & BRIAN KUBICKI (Costa Rica)

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Erratum 
Zootaxa 2715: 68–68 (7 Dec. 2010
Erratum: TOLEDO, LUÍS FELIPE (2010) Description of a new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 from the state of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil (Anura, Leiuperidae). Zootaxa, 2681,
12–25.
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Article
Zootaxa 2713: 25–51 (6 Dec. 2010) 18 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 15 Nov. 2010
Six new species of the genus Chevalia Walker, 1904 (Amphipoda, Corophiidea, Chevaliidae) from Brazilian waters, with a key to world species of the genus
JESSER F. SOUZA-FILHO, ANA MARIA T. SOUZA & MARIA TERESA VALÉRIO-BERARDO
(Brazil)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2711: 1–75 (3 Dec. 2010) 24 plates; 76 references                        Accepted: 28 Sep. 2010
Systematics of the Hyloxalus bocagei complex (Anura: Dendrobatidae), description of two new cryptic species, and recognition of H. maculosus

MÓNICA I. PÁEZ-VACAS (Ecuador), LUIS A. COLOMA (Ecuador) & JUAN
C. SANTOS (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2694: 26–42 (2 Dec. 2010) 9 plates; 17 references                              Accepted: 5 Nov. 2010
Two new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura: Brevicipitidae) from the Nguru Mountains, Tanzania
SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland), DAVID J. GOWER (UK), HENDRIK MÜLLER (Germany) &
MICHELE MENEGON (Italy)
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Article
Zootaxa 2694: 1–25 (2 Dec. 2010) 11 plates; 22 references                               Accepted: 7 Oct. 2010
Description of ten tadpoles in the genus Boophis from Madagascar
TAHIRY RASOLONJATOVO HIOBIARILANTO (Madagascar), ROGER-DANIEL RANDRIANIAINA
(Madagascar), JULIAN GLOS (Germany), AXEL STRAUß (Germany) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2684: 57–62 (23 Nov. 2010) 2 plates; 32 references                          Accepted: 28 Oct. 2010
Description, microhabitat and temporal distribution of the tadpole of Proceratophrys tupinamba Prado and Pombal, 2008
PEDRO FATORELLI, PAULO N. COSTA, RAFAEL C. LAIA, MARLON ALMEIDA-SANTOS,
MONIQUE VAN SLUYS & CARLOS FREDERICO D. ROCHA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2681: 47–56 (19 Nov. 2010) 5 plates; 13 references                           Accepted: 5 Nov. 2010
Description of a new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 from the state of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil (Anura, Leiuperidae)
LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2681: 35–46 (19 Nov. 2010) 6 plates; 35 references                          Accepted: 28 Oct. 2010
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Laos
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), BRYAN L. STUART (USA), STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia),
SOMPOUTHONE PHIMMACHAK (Lao) & NIANE SIVONGXAY (Lao)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2680: 65–68 (18 Nov. 2010) 1 plates; 25 references                           Accepted: 22 Oct. 2010
The tadpole of the hylodid frog Hylodes charadranaetes Heyer and Cocroft,
1986
PAULO NOGUEIRA COSTA, CARLA COSTA SIQUEIRA, DAVOR VRCIBRADIC, LUIZ NORBERTO
WEBER & CARLOS FREDERICO D. ROCHA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2671: 17–30 (9 Nov. 2010) 1 plates; 97 references                               Accepted: 4 Oct. 2010
The identity of the crackling, luminescent frog of Suriname (Rana typhonia Linnaeus, 1758) (Amphibia, Anura)
E.O. LAVILLA (Argentina), J.A. LANGONE (Uruguay), J.M. PADIAL (Sweden) & R.O. DE SÁ (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2666: 1–28 (3 Nov. 2010) 4 plates; 55 references                                  Accepted: 4 Oct. 2010
Taxonomic characterization of Paradoxical frogs (Anura, Hylidae, Pseudae): geographic distribution, external morphology, and morphometry
ADRIAN ANTONIO GARDA, DIEGO JOSÉ SANTANA & VINÍCIUS DE AVELAR SÃO-PEDRO
(Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2660: 57–67 (28 Oct. 2010) 4 plates; 17 references                             Accepted: 9 Sep. 2010
A new species of smooth horned frog, genus Proceratophrys Miranda-Ribeiro (Amphibia: Anura: Cycloramphidae), from the Atlantic Rainforest of eastern Bahia, Brazil
CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ & MARCELO FELGUEIRAS NAPOLI (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2660: 33–45 (28 Oct. 2010) 8 plates; 33 references                              Accepted: 1 Oct. 2010
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam and further information on Leptolalax tuberosus
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia), HOANG DUC HUY (Vietnam), LE THI THUY DUONG (Vietnam),
DAU QUANG VINH (Vietnam) & CAO TIEN TRUNG (Vietnam)
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Article
Zootaxa 2660: 18–32 (28 Oct. 2010) 6 plates; 34 references                              Accepted: 6 Oct. 2010
A new species of Anomaloglossus (Anura: Aromobatidae) from the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium), ROSS D. MACCULLOCH (Canada), AMY LATHROP (Canada), BERT
WILLAERT (Belgium) & FRANKY BOSSUYT (Belgium)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2657: 66–68 (26 Oct. 2010) 1 plates; 6 references                             Accepted: 28 Sep. 2010
The advertisement call of the Narrow-mouthed frog Chiasmocleis avilapiresae Peloso & Sturaro, 2008 (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae)
FLÁVIO BEZERRA BARROS (Brazil), PEDRO L. V. PELOSO (USA), LUÍS VICENTE (Portugal),
HENRIQUE MIGUEL PEREIRA (Portugal) & MARCELO JOSÉ STURARO (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2655: 63–68 (25 Oct. 2010) 3 plates; 18 references                                Accepted: 4 Oct. 2010
The nomenclatural status of Rana gaimardii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1828,
and Hyla quoyi Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1828 (Anura, Hylidae)
ULISSES CARAMASCHI & HELIANNE DE NIEMEYER (Brazil)

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Article
Zootaxa 2650: 63–68 (19 Oct. 2010) 3 plates; 6 references                                Accepted: 4 Oct. 2010
A new species of Rhinatrema Duméril & Bibron (Amphibia: Gymnophiona:
Rhinatrematidae) from Amazonas, Brazil
MARK WILKINSON & DAVID J GOWER (UK)

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Article
Zootaxa 2650: 19–32 (19 Oct. 2010) 7 plates; 33 references                           Accepted: 22 Sep. 2010
A new species in the Tylototriton asperrimus group (Caudata: Salamandridae)
from central Laos
BRYAN L. STUART (USA), SOMPHOUTHONE PHIMMACHAK (Laos), NIANE SIVONGXAY (Laos)
& WILLIAM G. ROBICHAUD (Laos)
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Article
Zootaxa 2646: 1–25 (14 Oct. 2010) 12 plates; 39 references                             Accepted: 9 Sep. 2010
Osteology, natural history notes, and phylogenetic relationships of the poorly known Caribbean frog Leptodactylus nesiotus (Anura, Leptodactylidae)
MARÍA LAURA PONSSA (Argentina), MICHAEL J. JOWERS (UK) & RAFAEL O. DE SÁ (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2642: 45–52 (12 Oct. 2010) 5 plates; 33 references                           Accepted: 10 Sep. 2010
Novel reproductive mode in a torrent frog Micrixalus saxicola (Jerdon) from the Western Ghats, India
KOTAMBYLU VASUDEVA GURURAJA (India)

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Article
Zootaxa 2642: 36–44 (12 Oct. 2010) 5 plates; 36 references                              Accepted: 9 Sep. 2010
A new species of Dendrophryniscus (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae) from the Atlantic Rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil
RENATO SOUSA RECODER, MAURO TEIXEIRA JUNIOR, JOSÉ CASSIMIRO, AGUSTÍN
CAMACHO & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2640: 65–68 (8 Oct. 2010) 1 plates; 14 references                              Accepted: 17 Sep. 2010
The tadpole of Leptodactylus cupreus Caramaschi, Feio & São Pedro, 2008
(Anura, Leptodactylidae)
ANA PAULA MOTTA, EMANUEL TEIXEIRA DA SILVA, RENATO NEVES FEIO & JORGE
ABDALA DERGAM (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2640: 62–64 (8 Oct. 2010) 1 plates; 6 references                                Accepted: 16 Sep. 2010
Tadpole of Hylodes fredi (Anura; Hylodidae), a frog endemic to an Atlantic Forest island (Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil
RAFAEL CAMILO LAIA, PEDRO FATORELLI, FÁBIO HARUKI HATANO & CARLOS FREDERICO
DUARTE ROCHA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2640: 53–61 (8 Oct. 2010) 5 plates; 18 references                              Accepted: 10 Sep. 2010
A new species of four-eyed frog genus Pleurodema Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Leiuperidae) from the rock meadows of Espinhaço range, Brazil
DANIEL BASTOS MACIEL & IVAN NUNES (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2636: 65–68 (5 Oct. 2010) 2 plates; 9 references                                  Accepted: 3 Sep. 2010
The tadpole of Aplastodiscus cavicola (Cruz & Peixoto, 1985)
(Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae)
TIAGO LEITE PEZZUTI, FELIPE SÁ FORTES LEITE, MARIA RITA SILVÉRIO PIRES & PAULO
CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA (Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2632: 46–52 (1 Oct. 2010) 4 plates; 8 references                                  Accepted: 3 Sep. 2010
A new species of Dendrophryniscus Jiménez–de–la–Espada from the Parque
Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos, Teresópolis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae)
ANA MARIA PAULINO TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA, MARCELLE MANTOANELLI MONGIN,
EUGENIO IZECKSOHN & SERGIO POTSCH DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2628: 63–65 (28 Sep. 2010) 1 plates; 11 references                          Accepted: 27 Aug. 2010
The tadpole of Ramanella palmata (Anura: Microhylidae), a frog endemic to Sri Lanka
K. D. B. UKUWELA (Australia), E. I. L. SILVA (Sri Lanka) & N. P. ATHUKORALA (Sri Lanka)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2626: 61–64 (27 Sep. 2010) 1 plates; 8 references                            Accepted: 27 Aug. 2010
Description of the tadpole of Telmatobius brevirostris (Anura: Ceratophryidae)
CÉSAR AGUILAR (Peru), KAREN SIU-TING (Peru) & EDGAR LEHR (USA)

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Article
Zootaxa 2617: 55–65 (20 Sep. 2010) 6 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 26 Aug. 2010
A new species of Ischnocnema from highlands of the Atlantic Forest, Southeastern Brazil (Terrarana, Brachycephalidae)
ITAMAR A. MARTINS & CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD (Brazil)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2615: 66–68 (17 Sep. 2010) 1 plates; 5 references                            Accepted: 25 Aug. 2010
The tadpole of Melanophryniscus atroluteus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1902) (Anura: Bufonidae) from Argentina and Uruguay
DIEGO BALDO (Argentina), RAÚL MANEYRO (Uruguay) & GABRIEL LAUFER (Uruguay)

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Article
Zootaxa 2615: 1–22 (17 Sep. 2010) 7 plates; 51 references                              Accepted: 23 Jul. 2010
Two new species of the “kuhlii” complex of the genus Limnonectes from
Thailand (Anura: Dicroglossidae)
MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), SOMSAK PANHA (Thailand), WICHASE KHONSUE (Thailand) & NORIHIRO KURAISHI (Japan)

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Article
Zootaxa 2613: 29–39 (15 Sep. 2010) 4 plates; 21 references                             Accepted: 7 Aug. 2010
A new species of worm salamander (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Oedipina) in the subgenus Oeditriton from the highlands of northern Nicaragua
JAVIER SUNYER (Nicaragua), DAVID B. WAKE (USA), JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND (USA), SCOTT L.
TRAVERS (USA), SEAN M. ROVITO (USA), THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS (USA), LENIN A. OBANDO (Nicaragua) & GUNTHER KÖHLER (Germany)
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Article
Zootaxa 2611: 1–15 (14 Sep. 2010) 4 plates; 71 references                              Accepted: 7 Aug. 2010
A diploid surrounded by polyploids: tadpole description, natural history
and cytogenetics of Odontophrynus maisuma Rosset from Uruguay (Anura: Cycloramphidae)
CLAUDIO BORTEIRO (Uruguay), FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay), MARTÍN O. PEREYRA
(Argentina), SERGIO ROSSET (Argentina) & DIEGO BALDO (Argentina)
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Article
Zootaxa 2606: 25–49 (9 Sep. 2010) 11 plates; 43 references                             Accepted: 30 Jul. 2010
A new species of Engystomops (Anura: Leiuperidae) from southwestern Ecuador
SANTIAGO R. RON, EDUARDO TORAL, MYRIAN RIVERA & ANDREA TERÁN-VALDEZ
(Ecuador)
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Article
Zootaxa 2574: 55–68 (23 Aug. 2010) 3 plates; 44 references                            Accepted: 8 May 2010
Genetic differentiation in the nearly extinct harlequin frogs (Bufonidae: Atelopus), with emphasis on the Andean Atelopus ignescens and A. bomolochos species complexes
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador), ELISA BONACCORSO (Ecuador), WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
(USA) & LUIS A. COLOMA (Ecuador)
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Article
Zootaxa 2574: 1–54 (23 Aug. 2010) 23 plates; 83 references                            Accepted: 8 May 2010
Five new (extinct?) species of Atelopus (Anura: Bufonidae) from Andean
Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
LUIS A. COLOMA (Ecuador), WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN (USA), ANA ALMENDÁRIZ C. (Ecuador),
SANTIAGO R. RON (Ecuador), ANDREA TERÁN-VALDEZ (Ecuador) & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador)
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Article
Zootaxa 2571: 37–52 (19 Aug. 2010) 8 plates; 67 references                           Accepted: 23 Jul. 2010
New species of Microhyla from Sarawak: Old World’s smallest frogs crawl out
of miniature pitcher plants on Borneo (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae)
INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia) & ALEXANDER HAAS (Germany)

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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2569: 67–68 (17 Aug. 2010) 1 plates; 9 references                            Accepted: 22 Jul. 2010
The tadpole of Melanophryniscus cambaraensis Braun & Braun, 1979 (Anura: Bufonidae)
JORGE SEBASTIÃO BERNARDO-SILVA, RAQUEL ROCHA DOS SANTOS & CAMILA BOTH
(Brazil)
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Article
Zootaxa 2567: 57–68 (16 Aug. 2010) 4 plates; 39 references                           Accepted: 22 Jul. 2010
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from northeastern Cambodia
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (USA), BRYAN L. STUART (USA), NEANG THY (Cambodia) & DAVID A. EMMETT (Cambodia)

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Article
Zootaxa 2561: 49–58 (9 Aug. 2010) 4 plates; 40 references                             Accepted: 19 Jul. 2010
The identity of Zachaenus roseus Cope, 1890 (Anura: species inquirenda) 
E. O. LAVILLA (Argentina), J. J. NUÑEZ (Chile), F. E. RABANAL (Chile), J. A. LANGONE (Uruguay) & R. O. DE SÁ (USA)
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Article
Zootaxa 2550: 39–57 (27 Jul. 2010) 9 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 26 Jun. 2010
A new species of Litoria (Anura: Hylidae) with a highly distinctive tadpole from the north-western Kimberley region of Western Australia
MARION ANSTIS, MICHAEL J. TYLER, J. DALE ROBERTS, LUKE C. PRICE & PAUL DOUGHTY
(Australia)
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Article
Zootaxa 2544: 54–68 (21 Jul. 2010) 6 plates; 36 references                             Accepted: 2 Jun. 2010
Molecular and bioacoustic differentiation of Boophis occidentalis with description of a new treefrog from north-western Madagascar
MIGUEL VENCES (Germany), FRANCO ANDREONE (Italy), JULIAN GLOS (Germany) & FRANK
GLAW (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2521 65–68 (29 Jun. 2010) 1 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 22 May 2010
Redescription of tadpole of the hylodid frog Hylodes asper (Müller, 1924)
PAULO NOGUEIRA COSTA, THIAGO SILVA-SOARES, LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER & ANA MARIA
PAULINO TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2521 37–52 (29 Jun. 2010) 12 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 3 Jun. 2010
A new species of Hypsiboas Wagler (Anura: Hylidae) closely related to H. multifasciatus Günther from southeastern Brazil
THIAGO RIBEIRO DE CARVALHO, ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA & KÁTIA GOMES
FACURE (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2514 24–34 (22 Jun. 2010) 6 plates; 35 references                           Accepted: 17 May 2010
A new species of Scinax Wagler (Anura: Hylidae) from Cerrado of Brazil
IVAN NUNES, RONALD R. CARVALHO JR. & EMILIANE G. PEREIRA (Brazil)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2508: 65–68 (16 Jun. 2010) 1 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 13 May 2010
The tadpole of Leptodactylus pentadactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Central Amazonia
MARCELO MENIN, ALBERTINA P. LIMA & DOMINGOS J. RODRIGUES (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2505: 40–50 (14 Jun. 2010) 3 plates; 39 references                          Accepted: 13 May 2010
Re-assessment of the Reinwardt’s Gliding Frog, Rhacophorus reinwardtii
(Schlegel 1840) (Anura: Rhacophoridae) in Southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia and its re-description as a new species
CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia) & L. LEE GRISMER (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2501: 23–36 (10 Jun. 2010) 5 plates; 3 references                              Accepted: 6 May 2010
New species of reed frog from the Congo basin with discussion of paraphyly in
Cinnamon-belly reed frogs
SUSANNE SCHICK (Germany), JOS KIELGAST (Denmark), DENNIS RÖDDER (Germany), VINCENT
MUCHAI (Kenya), MARIUS BURGER (South Africa) & STEFAN LÖTTERS(Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2496: 63–68 (7 Jun. 2010) 2 plates; 12 references                              Accepted: 6 May 2010
A new species of Elachistocleis (Anura; Microhylidae) from the Brazilian Amazon
LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2496: 49–62 (7 Jun. 2010) 4 plates; 24 references                              Accepted: 6 May 2010
Species boundaries in the Rana arfaki group (Anura: Ranidae) and phylogenetic relationships to other New Guinean Rana
STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN, KEN P. APLIN & TERRY BERTOZZI (Australia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2496: 38–48 (7 Jun. 2010) 5 plates; 21 references                            Accepted: 16 Apr. 2010
Description of a new species of Pseudopaludicola Miranda-Ribeiro, 1926 from the state of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil (Anura, Leiuperidae)
LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO, SÉRGIO SIQUEIRA, THIAGO C. DUARTE, ANA CRISTINA P. VEIGAMENONCELLO,
SHIRLEI M. RECCO-PIMENTEL & CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2494: 45–58 (4 Jun. 2010) 5 plates; 33 references                           Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
A new species of newt of the genus Paramesotriton (Salamandridae) from southwestern Guangdong, China, with a new northern record of P. longliensis from western Hubei
YUNKE WU (USA), KE JIANG (P.R. China) & JAMES HANKEN (USA)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2493: 66–68 (3 Jun. 2010) 0 plates; 35 references                              Accepted: 16 Apr. 2010
The nomenclatural status of some generic nomina of Megophryidae
(Amphibia, Anura)
ALAIN DUBOIS (France), STÉPHANE GROSJEAN(France), ANNEMARIE OHLER (France),
KRAIG ADLER (USA) & ERMI ZHAO (China)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2492: 1–27 (2 Jun. 2010) 0 plates; 78 references                               Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
A tentative species list of the European herpetofauna (Amphibia and Reptilia)
— an update
JEROEN SPEYBROECK (Belgium), WOUTER BEUKEMA (The Netherlands) & PIERRE-ANDRÉ
CROCHET (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2491: 1–33 (2 Jun. 2010) 24 plates; 37 references                             Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
Taxonomic review of Physalaemus olfersii (Lichtenstein & Martens, 1856) with revalidation of Physalaemus lateristriga (Steindachner, 1864) and description of two new related species (Anura: Leiuperidae)
CARLA SANTANA CASSINI, CARLOS ALBERTO GONÇALVES CRUZ & ULISSES CARAMASCHI
(Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2483: 35–44 (25 May 2010) 5 plates; 31 references                          Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
A new Pristimantis (Anura, Terrarana, Strabomantidae) from Churi-tepui in the Chimanta massif, Venezuelan Guayana
CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS (Venezuela), JAVIER MESA (Venezuela), CHARLES BREWER-CARÍAS (Venezuela) & ROY W. MCDIARMID (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2482: 49–63 (24 May 2010) 4 plates; 23 references                           Accepted: 20 Apr. 2010
A new species of limestone-forest frog, genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from central Luzon Island, Philippines
CAMERON D. SILER (USA), ARVIN C. DIESMOS (Philippines), CHARLES W. LINKEM (USA), MAE
L. DIESMOS (Philippines) & RAFE M. BROWN (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2447: 53–68 (6 May 2010) 8 plates; 36 references                               Accepted: 7 Apr. 2010
The smallest terrestrial vertebrate of Ecuador: A new frog of the genus Pristimantis (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera del Cóndor
ANDREA TERÁN-VALDEZ & JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2447: 1–52 (6 May 2010) 6 plates; 358 references                            Accepted: 16 Mar. 2010
The nomenclatural status of the nomina of amphibians and reptiles created by Garsault (1764), with a parsimonious solution to an old nomenclatural problem regarding the genus Bufo (Amphibia, Anura), comments on the taxonomy of this genus, and comments on some nomina created by Laurenti (1768)
ALAIN DUBOIS & ROGER BOUR (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2439: 1–23 (28 Apr. 2010) 13 plates; 40 references                            Accepted: 1 Mar. 2010
Two new species of Ranitomeya (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from eastern Amazonian Peru
PEDRO E. PEREZ-PEÑA (Peru), GERMAN CHAVEZ (Peru), EVAN TWOMEY (USA) & JASON L. BROWN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2434: 1–16 (23 Apr. 2010) 6 plates; 48 references                           Accepted: 12 Mar. 2010
A distinctive new species of moss salamander (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Nototriton) from an imperiled Honduran endemism hotspot
JOSIAH H. TOWNSEND (USA), J. MICHAEL BUTLER (USA), LARRY DAVID WILSON (Honduras)
& JAMES D. AUSTIN (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2426: 54–60 (14 Apr. 2010) 3 plates; 34 references                         Accepted: 11 Feb. 2010
Molecules meet macroecology—combining Species Distribution Models and
phylogeographic studies
DENNIS RÖDDER, FRANK WEINSHEIMER & STEFAN LÖTTERS (Germany)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2426: 61–64 (14 Apr. 2010) 3 plates; 10 references                         Accepted: 9 Mar. 2010
Bioacoustic data of the recently described Boophis calcaratus (Anura: Mantellidae: Boophinae), a cryptic treefrog from Eastern Madagascar
GONÇALO M. ROSA & FRANCO ANDREONE (Italy)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2426: 65–67 (14 Apr. 2010) 1 plate; 9 references                             Accepted: 6 Mar. 2010
Invalidity of Hynobius yunanicus and molecular phylogeny of Hynobius salamander from continental China (Urodela, Hynobiidae)
KANTO NISHIKAWA (Japan), JIAN-PING JIANG (P.R. China), MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), YUNMING MO (P.R. China), XIAO-HONG CHEN (P.R. China), JONG-BUM KIM (Korea), ATSUSHI TOMINAGA (Japan) & NATSUHIKO YOSHIKAWA (Japan)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2418: 50–60 (6 Apr. 2010) 5 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 15 Feb. 2010
Revalidation and redescription of Elachistocleis cesarii (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920) (Anura: Microhylidae)

LUÍS FELIPE TOLEDO, DANIEL LOEBMANN & CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2418: 61–64 (6 Apr. 2010) 1 plate; 13 references                          Accepted: 6 Mar. 2010
Tadpole of the hylid frog Bokermannohyla gouveai (Peixoto & Cruz, 1992)

PAULO NOGUEIRA COSTA, ANA CAROLINA CALIJORNE LOURENÇO, PATRICIA ALMEIDA-SANTOS & MONIQUE VAN SLUYS (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 (1 Apr. 2010) 9 plates; 53 references                              Accepted: 29 Jan. 2010
Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo

ALEXANDRE TEYNIÉ, PATRICK DAVID & ANNEMARIE OHLER (France)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2413: 37–50 (29 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 26 references                          Accepted: 15 Feb. 2010
A new dendrobatid frog (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Anomaloglossus) from the Orinoquian rainforest, southern Venezuela
CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS (Venezuela), JUAN CARLOS SANTOS (USA) & OLGA JOVANOVIC
(Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2408: 3 1–46 (24 Mar. 2010) 6 plates; 49 references                         Accepted: 6 Feb. 2010
Description of two new species of torrent frog, Amolops Cope (Anura: Ranidae) from a degrading forest in the northeast Indian state of Nagaland
S.D. BIJU, STEPHEN MAHONY & RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI (India)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2407: 28–50 (23 Mar. 2010) 8 plates; 40 references                          Accepted: 16 Feb. 2010
The taxonomic status of some spiny-backed treefrogs, genus Osteocephalus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae)
KARL-HEINZ JUNGFER (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2406: 57–68 (23 Mar. 2010) 4 plates; 35 references                          Accepted: 21 Jan. 2010
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Mizoram, North-eastern India
SAIBAL SENGUPTA (India), SAIPARI SAILO (India), H.T. LALREMSANGA (India), ABHIJIT DAS
(India) & INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2406: 1–28 (23 Mar. 2010) 9 plates; 62 references                            Accepted: 4 Feb. 2010
The description of a cryptic species related to the pan-Amazonian frog Allobates femoralis (Boulenger 1883) (Anura: Aromobatidae)
PEDRO IVO SIMÕES, ALBERTINA P. LIMA1 & IZENI PIRES FARIAS (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2396: 61–68 (11 Mar. 2010) 3 plates; 24 references                            Accepted: 3 Feb. 2010
A new species of toad (Bufonidae: Incilius) from central Panama
JOSEPH R. MENDELSON III & DANIEL G. MULCAHY (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2396: 50–60 (11 Mar. 2010) 5 plates; 22 references                            Accepted: 6 Feb. 2010
A new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Ischigualasto Provincial Park, San Juan, Argentina
EDUARDO SANABRIA, LORENA QUIROGA, FEDERICO ARIAS & RICARDO CORTEZ (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2395: 34–44 (10 Mar. 2010) 4 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 21 Jan. 2010
A new species of blue-eyed Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from Sumatra, Indonesia
AMIR HAMIDY & MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2391: 47–60 (8 Mar. 2010) 4 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 29 Jan. 2010
A new species of Rhinatrema Duméril & Bibron (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Guyana
DAVID J. GOWER (UK), MARK WILKINSON (UK), EMMA SHERRATT (UK) & PHILIPPE J. R.
KOK (Belgium)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2391: 33–46 (8 Mar. 2010) 4 plates; 36 references                            Accepted: 29 Jan. 2010
Taxonomic re-assessment of the Australian and New Guinean green-eyed treefrogs Litoria eucnemis, L. genimaculata and L. serrata (Anura: Hylidae)

STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia), CONRAD J. HOSKIN (Australia), MICHAEL J. CUNNINGHAM
(South Africa), KEITH MCDONALD (Australia), & STEPHEN C. DONNELLAN (Australia)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2383: 1–82 (26 Feb. 2010) 27 plates; 77 references                            Accepted: 8 Dec. 2009
Integrative taxonomy of Malagasy treefrogs: combination of
molecular genetics, bioacoustics and comparative morphology reveals twelve additional species of Boophis 
FRANK GLAW (Germany), JÖRN KÖHLER (Germany), IGNACIO DE LA RIVA (Spain), DAVID R. VIEITES (Germany) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Correspondence
Zootaxa 2370: 65–68 (25 Feb. 2010) 3 plates; 7 references                             Accepted: 21 Jan. 2010
Tadpole and advertisement call of Rhinella pombali (Baldissera, Caramaschi & Haddad, 2004) (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae)
ANA CAROLINA CALIJORNE LOURENÇO, DÉLIO BAÊTA, ALINE CRISTINE LOPES DE ABREU
& JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR. (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2355: 56–68 (10 Feb. 2010) 7 plates; 26 references                           Accepted: 24 Dec. 2009
Rediscovery of the Liberian Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis (Xavier, 1978) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae), and reassessment of its taxonomic status
LAURA SANDBERGER (Germany), ANNIKA HILLERS (Germany), JOSEPH DOUMBIA (Republic of
Guinea), NÉMA-SOUA LOUA (Republic of Guinea), CHRISTIAN BREDE (Germany) & MARKOLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2346: 42–52 (28 Jan. 2010) 4 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 14 Dec. 2009
A new newt of the genus Cynops (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Fujian Province, southeastern China
YUNKE WU (USA), YUEZHAO WANG (P.R. China), KE JIANG (P.R. China), JAMES HANKEN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2346: 1–16 (28 Jan. 2010) 3 plates; 116 references                          Accepted: 27 Nov. 2009
The identification of Rana ocellata Linnaeus, 1758. Nomenclatural impact on the species currently known as Leptodactylus ocellatus (Leptodactylidae) and Osteopilus brunneus (Gosse, 1851) (Hylidae)
ESTEBAN O. LAVILLA (Argentina), JOSE A. LANGONE (Uruguay), ULISSES CARAMASCHI
(Brazil), W. RONALD HEYER (USA) & RAFAEL O. DE SÁ (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2345: 33–42 (27 Jan. 2010) 2 plates; 56 references                          Accepted: 24 Dec. 2009
Systematic reassessments of fanged frogs from China and adjacent regions
(Anura: Dicroglossidae)
MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), NORIHIRO KURAISHI (Japan), JIAN-PING JIANG (P.R. China),
HIDETOSHI OTA (Japan), AMIR HAMIDY (Japan), NIKOLAI L. ORLOV (Russia) & KANTO NISHIKAWA (Japan)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2340: 1–49 (21 Jan. 2010) 16 plates; 94 references                          Accepted: 16 Dec. 2009
Review of the genus Petropedetes Reichenow, 1874 in Central Africa with the description of three new species (Amphibia: Anura: Petropedetidae) 
MICHAEL F. BAREJ (Germany), MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), LEGRAND NONO GONWOUO(Cameroon), OLIVIER S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium), WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany) & ANDREAS
SCHMITZ (Switzerland)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2339: 57–68 (20 Jan. 2010) 7 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 5 Dec. 2009
A new species of the Rhinella margaritifera group (Anura: Bufonidae) from Brazilian Pantanal
ROBSON W. ÁVILA, ANDRÉ PANSONATO & CHRISTINE STRÜSSMANN (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2339: 44–56 (20 Jan. 2010) 5 plates; 40 references                          Accepted: 27 Nov. 2009
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from the sacred groves of Mawphlang, Meghalaya, north-eastern India
INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia), RONALD K. LYNGDOH TRON (India), DUWAKI RANGAD (India) &
RUPA N. K. HOOROO (India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2337: 1–17 (18 Jan. 2010) 9 plates; 20 references                          Accepted: 13 Nov. 2009
A new species of Allobates (Anura: Aromobatidae) from Paleovárzea Forest in Amazonas, Brazil
ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil), JANALEE P CALDWELL (USA), GRAZIELA BIAVATI (Brazil) &
ANELISE MONTANARIN (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2329: 1–21 (6 Jan. 2010) 9 plates; 37 references                           Accepted: 25 Nov. 2009
Two new Pristimantis (Anura: Terrarana: Strabomantidae) from the Sierra de Perijá, Venezuela
CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS, FERNANDO ROJAS-RUNJAIC & TITO R. BARROS (Venezuela)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2327: 65–68 (4 Jan. 2010) 1 plates; 13 references                           Accepted: 27 Nov. 2009
The tadpole of Physalaemus jordanensis Bokermann, 1967 (Anura, Leiuperidae) from Campos do Jordão, Serra da Mantiqueira, Southeastern Brazil
FELIPE BITTIOLI R. GOMES, DIOGO B. PROVETE & ITAMAR A. MARTINS (Brazil)

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2009 (58 articles; 1 monograph; 9 correspondence)

Article 
Zootaxa 2304: 61-68 (4 Dec. 2009) 2 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 29 Oct. 2009
The generic allocation of “Hyla” antoniiochoai De la Riva & Chaparro, 2005
(Anura), with description of its advertisement call and ecology
ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI & EDGAR LEHR (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2304: 41-50 (4 Dec. 2009) 3 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 10 Nov. 2009
Re-description of the type series of Nectophrynoides viviparus (Bufonidae),
with a taxonomic reassessment
SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland), JOHN C. POYNTON (UK), TIM R. B. DAVENPORT (Tanzania) &
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2302: 48-60 (2 Dec. 2009) 6 plates; 18 references                          Accepted: 29 Oct. 2009
Another new species of Ranitomeya (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from Amazonian
Colombia
EVAN TWOMEY & JASON L. BROWN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2302: 19-30 (2 Dec. 2009) 6 plates; 39 references                          Accepted: 29 Oct. 2009
A new small Arthroleptis (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) from the Liberian
part of Mount Nimba, West Africa
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), JOSEPH DOUMBIA (Guinea), ALEX T. JOHNSON (Liberia) &
ANNIKA HILLERS (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2302: 1-18 (2 Dec. 2009) 9 plates; 30 references                          Accepted: 30 Oct. 2009
Larval morphologies of three species of stream toads, genus Ansonia
(Amphibia: Bufonidae) from East Malaysia (Borneo), with a key to known Bornean Ansonia tadpoles
ALEXANDER HAAS (Germany), JOHANNA WOLTER (Germany), STEFAN T. HERTWIG
(Switzerland) & INDRANEIL DAS (Malaysia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2277: 1-13 (30 Oct. 2009) 5 plates; 18 references                          Accepted: 7 Oct. 2009
A new species of Litoria (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) from the foothills of the
Foja Mountains, Papua Province, Indonesia
STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia), PAUL M. OLIVER (Australia) KELIOPAS KREY (Indonesia) &
BURHAN TJATURADI (Indonesia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2269: 53-64 (21 Oct. 2009) 5 plates; 34 references                          Accepted: 9 Sep. 2009
A new species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) from Rocky Montane Fields in
Southeastern and Central Brazil
ADRIANA PUGLIESE, DÉLIO BAÊTA & JOSÉ P. POMBAL, JR (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2267: 26-42 (19 Oct. 2009) 7 plates; 20 references                          Accepted: 15 Sep. 2009
Three new species of striped Ichthyophis (Amphibia: Gymnophiona:
Ichthyophiidae) from the northeast Indian states of Manipur and Nagaland
RACHUNLIU G. KAMEI (India), MARK WILKINSON (UK), DAVID J. GOWER (UK) & S. D. BIJU
(India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2266: 51-60 (16 Oct. 2009) 6 plates; 28 references                          Accepted: 22 Sep. 2009
Further notes on the taxonomy of four species of Physalaemus (Anura,
Leiuperidae) from the Atlantic Forest of Southeastern Brazil
ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, LUCAS B. MARTINS & MARCELA P. DOS SANTOS (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2247: 37-50 (6 Oct. 2009) 4 plates; 56 references                          Accepted: 15 Sep. 2009
A new, large species of Chiasmocleis Méhelÿ 1904 (Anura: Microhylidae) from
the Iquitos region, Amazonian Peru
W. CHRIS FUNK & DAVID C. CANNATELLA (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2247: 1-36 (6 Oct. 2009) 2 plates; 102 references                          Accepted: 10 Sep. 2009
The status of the amphibian nomina created by Merrem (1820) and Ritgen
(1828)
ALAIN DUBOIS & ANNEMARIE OHLER (France)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2246: 32-44 (5 Oct. 2009) 4 plates; 18 references                          Accepted: 7 Sep. 2009
An essay on precision in morphometric measurements in anurans:
inter-individual, intra-individual and temporal comparisons
MANUEL HERNANDO BERNAL & JAIRO ALFONSO CLAVIJO (Colombia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2227: 53-62 (10 Sep. 2009) 5 plates; 55 references                          Accepted: 29 Jul. 2009
Description of a new species of Teratohyla Taylor (Amphibia: Athesphatanura:
Centrolenidae) from north-western Ecuador
DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA, MARIO H. YÁNEZ-MUÑOZ & H. MAURICIO ORTEGAANDRADE
(Ecuador)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2226: 58-65 (10 Sep. 2009) 6 plates; 21 references                          Accepted: 26 Aug. 2009
Phyllomedusa itacolomi Caramaschi, Cruz & Feio, 2006, a junior synonym of
Phyllomedusa ayeaye (B. Lutz, 1966) (Hylidae, Phyllomedusinae)
DÉLIO BAÊTA, ULISSES CARAMASCHI, CARLOS ALBERTO G. CRUZ & JOSÉ P. POMBAL Jr. (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2226: 19-27 (10 Sep. 2009) 4 plates; 48 references                          Accepted: 26 Aug. 2009
A second species of Brasilotyphlus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from
Brazilian Amazonia
ADRIANO O. MACIEL, TAMI MOTT & MARINUS S. HOOGMOED (Brazil)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2222: 66-68 (7 Sep. 2009) 1 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 8 Jul. 2009
The tadpole of the Brazilian torrent frog Hylodes heyeri (Anura; Hylodidae)
T. R. N. COSTA, R. LINGNAU & L. F. TOLEDO (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2220: 41-66 (4 Sep. 2009) 10 plates; 58 references                           Accepted: 4 Aug. 2009
The amphibian community at Yanayacu Biological Station, Ecuador, with a
comparison of vertical microhabitat use among Pristimantis species and the description of a new species of the Pristimantis myersi group
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador) & W. CHRIS FUNK (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2215: 37-54 (31 Aug. 2009) 4 plates; 56 references                          Accepted: 14 Aug. 2009
A new species of Osteocephalus (Anura: Hylidae) from Amazonian Bolivia: first
evidence of tree frog breeding in fruit capsules of the Brazil nut tree
JI
ŘÍ MORAVEC (Czech Republic), JAMES APARICIO (Bolivia), MARCELO GUERRERO-REINHARD (Bolivia), GONZALO CALDERÓN (Bolivia), KARL-HEINZ JUNGFER (Germany) & VÁCLAV GVOŽDÍK (Czech Republic)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2211: 1-35 (27 Aug. 2009) 11 plates; 97 references                           Accepted: 22 Jul. 2009
A new frog family (Anura: Terrarana) from South America and an expanded
direct-developing clade revealed by molecular phylogeny
MATTHEW P. HEINICKE (USA), WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN (USA), LINDA TRUEB (USA), D. BRUCE MEANS (USA), ROSS D. MacCULLOCH (Canada) & S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2209: 43-56 (26 Aug. 2009) 6 plates; 24 references                           Accepted: 9 Jul. 2009
Small-sized dicroglossids from India, with the description of a new species from
West Bengal, India
ANNEMARIE OHLER (France), KAUSHIK DEUTI (India), STÉPHANE GROSJEAN (India),
SUBHADIP PAUL (India), ANAND KUMAR AYYASWAMY (India), M. FIROZ AHMED (India), & SUSHIL K. DUTTA (India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2203: 65-68 (19 Aug. 2009) 1 plates; 17 references                           Accepted: 30 Jul. 2009
The Tadpole of Vitreorana oyampiensis (Anura, Centrolenidae) in Central
Amazonia, Brazil
MARCELO MENIN, ALBERTINA P. LIMA & DOMINGOS J. RODRIGUES (brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2198: 51-60 (14 Aug. 2009) 4 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 6 Jul. 2009
A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from central Vietnam
JODI J. L. ROWLEY (Australia) & CAO TIEN TRUNG (Vietnam)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2191: 58-68 (7 Aug. 2009) 3 plates; 45 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2009
A new species of the genus Theloderma Tschudi, 1838 (Anura: Rhacophoridae)
from Northwestern Vietnam
RAOUL H. BAIN (USA), TRUONG Q. NGUYEN (Vietnam) & KIEN V. DOAN (Vietnam)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2161: 47-59 (17 Jul. 2009) 9 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 26 Jun. 2009
A new species of Noblella (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the western slopes
of the Andes of Ecuador
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN & ANDREA TERÁN-VALDEZ (Ecuador)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2151: 66-68 (7 Jul. 2009) 1 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 5 Jun. 2009
The tadpole of Odontophrynus cordobae Martino & Sinsch, 2002 (Anura: Cycloramphidae) from central Argentina
PABLO R. GRENAT, LUCIO M. ZAVALA GALLO, NANCY E. SALAS & ADOLFO L. MARTINO (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2149: 62-68 (6 Jul. 2009) 4 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2009
A new species of hynobiid salamander (Urodela: Hynobiidae: Pseudohynobius) from Southwestern China
GANG WEI, JIAN-LI XIONG, MIAN HOU & XIAO-MAO ZENG (China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2143: 24-44 (29 Jun. 2009) 10 plates; 57 references                        Accepted: 15 May 2009
A new species of Hyalinobatrachium (Anura: Centrolenidae) from the Amazonian slopes of the central Andes, with comments on the diversity of the genus in the area
SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Sweden), JOSÉ M. PADIAL (Sweden), JUAN C. CHAPARRO
(Peru), RODRIGO AGUAYO (Bolivia) & IGNACIO DE LA RIVA (Spain)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2128: 1-38 (9 Jun. 2009) 15 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 30 Apr. 2009
New species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea
FRED KRAUS & ALLEN ALLISON (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2126: 58-68 (5 Jun. 2009) 3 plates; 42 references                            Accepted: 15 May 2009
The tadpole of Eupsophus nahuelbutensis (Anura: Neobatrachia): external morphology, chondrocranium, and comments on its natural history
JOSÉ J. NUÑEZ (Chile) & CARMEN A. ÚBEDA (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2124: 63-68 (3 Jun. 2009) 3 plates; 22 references                            Accepted: 15 May 2009
A new species of Gastrophrynoides (Anura: Microhylidae): an addition to a previously monotypic genus and a new genus for Peninsular Malaysia
CHAN KIN ONN (Malaysia), L. LEE GRISMER (USA), NORHAYATI AHMAD (Malaysia) & DAICUS
BELABUT (Malaysia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2124: 21-37 (3 Jun. 2009) 11 plates; 35 references                            Accepted: 4 Apr. 2009
Comparative larval morphology in Madagascan frogs of the genus Mantella (Amphibia: Mantellidae)
OLGA JOVANOVIC, JULIAN GLOS, FRANK GLAW, ROGER-DANIEL RANDRIANIAINA &
MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2123: 46-54 (2 Jun. 2009) 3 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 12 May 2009
A new species of casque-headed tree frog, genus Aparasphenodon
Miranda-Ribeiro (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae), from the Atlantic Rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil
BRUNO V. S. PIMENTA, MARCELO F. NAPOLI & CÉLIO F. B. HADDAD (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2123: 55-68 (2 Jun. 2009) 7 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 11 May 2009
A new brevicipitid species (Brevicipitidae: Callulina) from the fragmented forests of the Taita Hills, Kenya

SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland) , G. JOHN MEASEY (South Africa) , RAFAEL O. DE SÁ (USA) & PATRICK K. MALONZA (Kenya)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2122: 51-68 (1 Jun. 2009) 10 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 29 Apr. 2009
Two new species of shrub frogs (Rhacophoridae: Philautus) from the lowlands of Sri Lanka
MADHAVA MEEGASKUMBURA (USA) , KELUM MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI (Sri Lanka) &
ROHAN PETHIYAGODA (Sri Lanka)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2120: 15-26 (28 May 2009) 6 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 25 Apr. 2009
A new species of Phasmahyla Cruz, 1990 from the Atlantic Forest in the state of
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Amphibia, Hylidae, Phyllomedusinae)
ANA MARIA PAULINO TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA, GUILHERME RAMOS DA SILVA &
SERGIO POTSCH DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2119: 66-68 (27 May 2009) 1 plates; 5 references                          Accepted: 13 May 2009
Description of the tadpoles of Phyllodytes brevirostris (Anura: Hylidae)

WASHINGTON L. S. VIEIRA, GINDOMAR G. SANTANA, SÔNIA CRISTINA DA NÓBREGA
CARNEIRO DOS SANTOS, RÔMULO R. N. ALVES & GENTIL A. PEREIRA-FILHO (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2116: 59-67 (25 May 2009) 3 plates; 31 references                          Accepted: 1 May 2009
Complementary diagnosis of the genus Insuetophrynus
(Anura, Cycloramphidae) based on larval characters
FELIPE E. RABANAL & J. RAMON FORMAS (Chile)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2115: 56-64 (22 May 2009) 3 plates; 21 references                          Accepted: 29 Apr. 2009
Rediscovery, resurrection and redescription of Rhinella leptoscelis (Boulenger,
1912) (Anura: Bufonidae)
JOSÉ M. PADIAL (Sweden), JUAN C. CHAPARRO (Peru), JÖRN KÖHLER (Germany) & IGNACIO DE
LA RIVA (Spain)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2115: 65-68 (22 May 2009) 1 plates; 19 references                          Accepted: 29 Apr. 2009
The tadpole of Ptychadena schillukorum (Werner, 1908 “1907”)
(Amphibia: Anura: Ptychadenidae)
S. GILLES ARMEL NAGO (Benin), BRICE A. SINSIN (Benin) & MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2115: 34-46 (22 May 2009) 7 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 30 Apr. 2009
Description of two new species of Sphaenorhynchus (Anura, Hylidae) from the
State of Espírito Santo, Southeastern Brazil
ULISSES CARAMASCHI, ANTONIO DE PÁDUA ALMEIDA & JOÃO LUIZ GASPARINI (Brazil)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 2100: 1-97 (11 May 2009) 19 plates; 183 references                          Accepted: 4 Apr. 2009
Phylogenetic systematics of Glassfrogs (Amphibia: Centrolenidae) and their sister taxon Allophryne ruthveni
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador), SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Sweden), LINDA TRUEB (USA), JOSÉ AYARZAGÜENA (Spain), MARCO RADA (Colombia) & CARLES VILÀ (Sweden)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2088: 1-14 (1 May 2009) 4 plates; 38 references                          Accepted: 27 Mar. 2009
A new species of dink frog (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae: Diasporus) from
Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica
GERARDO CHAVES, ADRIÁN GARCÍA-RODRÍGUEZ, ALEJANDRA MORA &
ALEJANDRO LEAL (Costa Rica)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2076: 1-36 (17 Apr. 2009) 4 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 4 Mar. 2009
Acoustic and morphological identification of the sympatric cricket frogs
Acris crepitans and A. gryllus and the disappearance of A. gryllus near the edge of its range
JONATHAN P. MICANCIN & JEFF T. METTE (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2073: 1-21 (16 Apr. 2009) 14 plates; 56 references                           Accepted: 9 Feb. 2009
A new polyploid species of Pleurodema (Anura: Leiuperidae) from Sierra de
Comechingones, Córdoba, Argentina and redescription of Pleurodema kriegi (Müller, 1926)
JULIÁN A. VALETTI, NANCY E. SALAS & ADOLFO L. MARTINO (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2071: 61-68 (14 Apr. 2009) 2 plates; 24 references                          Accepted: 12 Mar. 2009
On the generic identity of Odontophrynus moratoi Jim & Caramaschi, 1980
(Anura, Cycloramphidae)
RENATA CECÍLIA AMARO, DANTE PAVAN & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2071: 35-49 (14 Apr. 2009) 9 plates; 27 references                          Accepted: 19 Mar. 2009
A new species of Oreophrynella (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Pantepui region of
Guyana, with notes on O. macconnelli Boulenger, 1900
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2060: 59-68 (1 Apr. 2009) 4 plates; 26 references                           Accepted: 12 Mar. 2009
A new species of the genus Paramesotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, southern China
YUNKE WU, SEAN M. ROVITO, THEODORE J. PAPENFUSS, JAMES HANKEN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2051: 1-25 (25 Mar. 2009) 9 plates; 35 references                           Accepted: 6 Jan. 2009
Larval morphology in four species of Hylarana from Vietnam and Thailand
with comments on the taxonomy of H. nigrovittata sensu latu (Anura: Ranidae)
ANNA GAWOR, RALF HENDRIX, MIGUEL VENCES, WOLFGANG BÖHME & THOMAS ZIEGLER
(Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2049: 67-68 (23 Mar. 2009) 0 plates; 7 references                             Accepted: 9 Feb. 2009
Erythrocyte size as diagnostic character for the identification of live cryptic
Odontophrynus americanus and O. cordobae (Anura: Cycloramphidae)
GRENAT, P. SALAS, N. E. & MARTINO, A. L. (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2049: 1-38 (23 Mar. 2009) 17 plates; 51 references                           Accepted: 9 Feb. 2009
Complicated histories: three new species of poison frogs of the genus Ameerega
(Anura: Dendrobatidae) from north-central Peru
JASON L. BROWN & EVAN TWOMEY (USA)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2044: 61-64 (18 Mar. 2009) 3 plates; 5 references                           Accepted: 9 Feb. 2009
Remarks on “A new Phyllomedusa Wagler (Anura, Hylidae) with reticulated
pattern on flanks from Southeastern Brazil”
REUBER ALBUQUERQUE BRANDÃO & GUILHERME FAJARDO R. ÁLVARES (Brasil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2044: 23-45 (18 Mar. 2009) 10 plates; 91 references                           Accepted: 9 Feb. 2009
A new tree-frog genus and species from Ivory Coast, West Africa
(Amphibia: Anura: Hyperoliidae)
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL(Germany), JOACHIM KOSUCH (Germany), T. ULMAR GRAFE (Brunei),
RENAUD BOISTEL (Framce), N. EMMANUEL ASSEMIAN (Africa), N’GORAN G. KOUAMÉ (Africa), BLAYDA TOHÉ (Africa), GERMAIN GOURÈNE (Africa), JEAN-LUC PERRET (Switzerland), KLAUS HENLE (Germany), PAUL TAFFOREAU (Framce), NICOLAS POLLET (France) & MICHAEL VEITH (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2030: 1-20 (9 Mar. 2009) 9 plates; 64 references                           Accepted: 9 Feb. 2009
A new species of Telmatobius (Anura, Ceratophryidae) from Northern Jujuy
Province, Argentina
J. SEBASTIÁN BARRIONUEVO & DIEGO BALDO (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2025: 56-68 (2 Mar. 2009) 7 plates; 20 references                           Accepted: 22 Jan. 2009
New conditions and intraspecific variations in hand and foot muscles in
Pristimantis bogotensis (Peters, 1863) (Amphibia:Anura: Strabomantidae) 
LINA SALGAR, JULIO MARIO HOYOS, & ANDRÉS ACOSTA (South America)
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Article 
Zootaxa 2024: 33-55 (2 Mar. 2009) 4 plates; 129 references                           Accepted: 22 Jan. 2009
Geographic distribution of the genus Pleurodema in Argentina
(Anura: Leiuperidae)
DAIANA P. FERRARO & M. DOLORES CASAGRANDA (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2021: 23-41 (27 Feb. 2009) 8 plates; 40 references                           Accepted: 21 Jan. 2009
Descriptions of the tadpoles of seven species of Malagasy treefrogs,
genus Boophis
ROGER-DANIEL RANDRIANIAINA (Germany), LILIANE RAHARIVOLOLONIAINA (Madagascar),
CLAUDIA PREUSS (Germany), AXEL STRAUß (Germany), FRANK GLAW, (Germany) MEIKE TESCHKE (Germany), JULIAN GLOS (Germany), NOROMALALA RAMINOSO (Madagascar), MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2016: 67-68 (20 Feb. 2009) 1 plates; 6 references                           Accepted: 22 Jan. 2009
Description of the tadpole of Hylarana aurantiaca
( Anura:Ranidae) from Sri Lanka
KANISHKA D.B. UKUWELA (Sri Lanka)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 2005: 67-68 (9 Feb. 2009) 4 plates; 19 references                           Accepted: 27 Nov. 2008
The tadpole of the Madagascar Bullfrog, Laliostoma labrosum
HEIKE SCHMIDT, FRANK GLAW, MEIKE TESCHKE & MIGUEL VENCES (GERMANY)

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Article 
Zootaxa 2005: 1-23 (9 Feb. 2009) 0 plates; 53 references                           Accepted: 17 Dec. 2008
A checklist of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica:
Additions and nomenclatural revisions
JAY M. SAVAGE & FEDERICO BOLAÑOS (Costa Rica)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1990: 30-40 (30 Jan. 2009) 4 plates; 16 references                           Accepted: 10 Dec. 2008
A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Amazonian lowlands of northern Peru (Region Loreto and San Martín)
EDGAR LEHR (Germany), ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI (USA) & DANIEL RODRÍGUEZ (Peru)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1988: 48-60 (27 Jan. 2009) 5 plates; 20 references                           Accepted: 8 Dec. 2008
Description of tadpoles of five frog species in the subgenus Brygoomantis from Madagascar (Mantellidae: Mantidactylus)
HEIKE SCHMIDT, AXEL STRAUß, FRANK GLAW, MEIKE TESCHKE & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1988: 1-16 (27 Jan. 2009) 7 plates; 26 references                           Accepted: 22 Oct. 2008
Redescription of Allobates brunneus (Cope) 1887 (Anura: Aromobatidae:
Allobatinae), with a description of the tadpole, call, and reproductive behavior
ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil), JANALEE P. CALDWELL (USA) &
CHRISTINE STRUSSMANN (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1986: 67-68 (23 Jan. 2009) 1 plates; 6 references                           Accepted: 8 Dec. 2008
The tadpole of the toadlet Scaphiophryne marmorata from Madagascar
STÉPHANE GROSJEAN (France) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1981: 57-68 (16 Jan. 2009) 5 plates; 12 references                           Accepted: 15 Dec. 2008
Two new species of montane web-footed salamanders (Plethodontidae: Bolitoglossa) from the Costa Rica-Panamá border region
FEDERICO BOLAÑOS (Costa Rica) & DAVID B. WAKE (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1980: 16-28 (16 Jan. 2009) 6 plates; 42 references                           Accepted: 25 Nov. 2008
Species status of Centrolene lema Duellman and Señaris, 2003
(Amphibia: Centrolenidae) revealed by Integrative Taxonomy
SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Sweden), JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador) & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1975: 58-68 (12 Jan. 2009) 6 plates; 13 references                           Accepted: 23 Oct. 2008
A new species of Trachycephalus (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae) from the State of Goiás, Brazil
CARLOS EDUARDO DOMINGOS CINTRA, HÉLDER LÚCIO RODRIGUES SILVA, NELSON JORGE DA SILVA JR., PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA & HUSSAM ZAHER (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1970: 52-63 (5 Jan. 2009) 7 plates; 22 references                           Accepted: 17 Nov. 2008
A new cryptic Phrynobatrachus species (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from Ghana, West Africa
MARK-OLIVER RÖDEL (Germany), CALEB OFORI BOATENG (Ghana), JOHANNES PENNER (Germany) & ANNIKA HILLERS (The Netherlands)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1969: 1-35 (5 Jan. 2009) 9 plates; 118 references                           Accepted: 30 Oct. 2008
The tadpoles and advertisement calls of Pleurodema bibroni Tschudi and
Pleurodema kriegi (Müller), with notes on their geographic distribution and conservation status (Amphibia, Anura, Leiuperidae)
FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay), CLAUDIO BORTEIRO (Uruguay) , DIEGO BALDO (Argeninta), DAIANA P. FERRARO (Argentina) & CARLOS PRIGIONI (Uruguay)

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2008 (52 articles; 2 monographs; 9 correspondence)

Article 
Zootaxa 1962: 33-48 (12 Dec. 2008) 5 plates; 28 references                        Accepted: 30 Oct. 2008
Maluti Mystery: A systematic review of Amietia vertebralis (Hewitt, 1927) and
Strongylopus hymenopus (Boulenger, 1920) (Anura: Pyxicephalidae)
JEANNE TARRANT, MICHAEL J. CUNNINGHAM & LOUIS H. DU PREEZ (South Africa)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1947: 39-52 (1 Dec. 2008) 9 plates; 21 references                           Accepted: 3 Nov. 2008
A new species of narrow-mouthed frog of the genus Chiasmocleis Méhelÿ 1904 (Anura, Microhylidae) from the Amazonian rainforest of Brazil
PEDRO LUIZ VIEIRA PELOSO & MARCELO JOSÉ STURARO (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1947: 53-67 (1 Dec. 2008) 6 plates; 40 references                          Accepted: 16 Oct. 2008
A new species of Trachycephalus (Anura: Hylidae) from the Atlantic Rain Forest in southern Brazil
AXEL KWET (Germany) & MIRCO SOLÉ (Brazil)
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Erratum  
Zootaxa 1947: 68 (1 Dec. 2008
Erratum—Duellman, W. E. & Chaparro, J. C. (2008) Zootaxa, 1918, 12–25.

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Article 
Zootaxa 1945: 39-50 (28 Nov. 2008) 3 plates; 57 references                       Accepted: 23 Oct. 2008
Allozyme differentiation among populations of the Pyrenean newt Calotriton asper (Amphibia: Caudata) does not mirror their morphological diversification
ALBERT MONTORI; GUSTAVO A. LLORENTE & MARIO GARCÍA-PARÍS (Spain)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1942: 1-68 (26 Nov. 2008) 19 plates; 156 references                        Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
Herpetological results of the 2002 expedition
to Sarisariñama, a tepui in Venezuelan Guayana, with the description of five new species
CESAR L. BARRIO-AMOROS & CHARLES BREWER-CARIAS (Venezuela)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1940: 16-24 (24 Nov. 2008) 4 plates; 19 references                        Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
A new species of Cosmocercella parasite of Diaglena spatulata and Triprion petasatus (Anura: Hylidae) from Mexico, based on new morphological information for the genus
ROSARIO MATA-LÓPEZ, SERGIO GUILLÉN-HERNÁNDEZ & VIRGINIA LEÓN-RÈGAGNON (Mexico)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1939: 10-18 (21 Nov. 2008) 4 plates; 25 references                       Accepted: 3 Nov. 2008
A new species of Uperoleia (Anura: Myobatrachidae) from
the northwest Kimberley, Western Australia
PAUL DOUGHTY & J. DALE ROBERTS (Australia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1938: 40-60 (21 Nov. 2008) 16 plates; 75 references                     Accepted: 22 Oct. 2008
Larval anatomy of Andean tadpoles of Telmatobius (Anura: Ceratophryidae) from Northwestern Argentina
M. FLORENCIA VERA CANDIOTI (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1938: 61-68 (21 Nov. 2008) 4 plates; 16 references                     Accepted: 23 Oct. 2008
A third species of the rare frog genus Holoaden (Terrarana, Strabomantidae) from a montane rainforest area of southeastern Brazil
JOSÉ P. POMBAL JR., CARLA C. SIQUEIRA, THIAGO A. DORIGO, DAVOR VRCIBRADIC & CARLOS FREDERICO D. ROCHA (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1930: 1-17  (12 Nov. 2008) 5 plates; 28 references                           Accepted: 16 Oct. 2008
Description of a new divergent lineage and three new species of Honduran
salamanders of the genus Oedipina (Caudata, Plethodontidae)
JAMES R. MCCRANIE, DAVID R. VIEITES, & DAVID B. WAKE (USA)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 1927: 1-66 (7 Nov. 2008) 20 plates; 99 references                           Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
Comparative larval morphology of eight species of Hypsiboas Wagler (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae) from Argentina and Uruguay, with a review of the larvae of this genus
FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay),  CLAUDIO BORTEIRO (Uruguay), LEANDRO ALCALDE  (Argentina), DIEGO BALDO (Argentina), DARIO CARDOZO (Argentina) & JULIÁN FAIVOVICH (Argentina)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1925: 1-13 (7 Nov. 2008) 4 plates; 41 references                           Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
A new species of the genus Philautus (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the Truong Son Range, Quang Binh Province, central Vietnam
NGUYEN QUANG TRUONG (Vietnam), RALF HENDRIX (Germany), WOLFGANG BÖHME (Germany), VU NGOC THANH (Vietnam) & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1921: 24-34 (3 Nov. 2008) 2 plates; 35 references                           Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
Rediscovery of a long known species, Ixalus lateralis Anderson, 1871
L. NZANO HUMTSOE (India), SABITRY BORDOLOI (India), ANNEMARIE OHLER (France) & ALAIN DUBOIS (France)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1918: 1-12 (29 Oct. 2008) 4 plates; 32 references                             Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
Diversity of small Amazonian Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae): another new species from northern Bolivia
JIRI MORAVEC (Czech), JAMES APARICIO (Bolivia), MARCELO GUERRERO-REINHARD (Bolivia), GONZALO CALDERON (Bolivia) & JORN KOHLER (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1918: 12-25 (29 Oct. 2008) 4 plates; 20 references                             Accepted: 8 Sept. 2008
Two distinctive new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Cordillera Oriental with a distributional synopsis of strabomantids in Central Peru
WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN (USA) & JUAN CARLOS CHAPARRO (Peru)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1914: 34-44 (24 Oct. 2008) 5 plates; 28 references                       Accepted: 17 Sept. 2008
New coastal and insular species of the bromeligenous Scinax perpusillus group, from the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Anura, Hylidae)
HELIO RICARDO DA SILVA & RICARDO ALVES- SILVA (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1914: 45-56 (24 Oct. 2008) 6 plates; 13 references                       Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
A new species of Nyctibatrachus Boulenger (Amphibia: Anura:
Nyctibatrachidae) from the surroundings of Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, India
K.P. DINESH, C. RADHAKRISHNAN & GOPALAKRISHNA BHATTA (India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1908: 41-50 (17 Oct. 2008) 5 plates; 19 references                            Accepted: 16 Sept. 2008
A new species of Oreobates (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Andes of northern Argentina
MARCOS VAIRA & LILIANA FERRARI (Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1907: 61-68 (17 Oct. 2008) 3 plates; 17 references                           Accepted: 1 Oct. 2008
A new species of marsupial frog of the genus Gastrotheca Fitzinger (Anura: Amphignatodontidae) from the State of Bahia, Northeastern Brazil
Flora ACUÑA JUNCÁ & IVAN NUNES (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1888: 47-68 (29 Sept. 2008) 8 plates; 37 references                           Accepted: 18 Aug. 2008
Two new frogs of the genus Platymantis (Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from the Isabel Island group, Solomon Islands
RAFE M. BROWN (USA) & STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1884: 36-50 (24 Sept. 2008) 10 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 3 Sept. 2008
A new species of Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Guyana, with additional data on A. gutturosa
ROSS D. MACCULLOCH (Canada), AMY LATHROP (Canada), PHILIPPE J.R. KOK (Belgium), LESLIE R. MINTER (South Africa), SAMIR Z. KHAN (Guyana) & CÉSAR L. BARRIO-AMORÓS (Venezuela)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1884: 51-59 (24 Sept. 2008) 3 plates; 32 references                           Accepted: 18 Aug. 2008
Foam-generating behaviour in tadpoles of Leptodactylus latinasus
(Amphibia, Leptodactylidae): significance in systematics
MARÍA LAURA PONSSA & J. SEBASTIÁN BARRIONUEVO (Argentina)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1883: 28-68 (24 Sept. 2008) 22 plates; 70 references                           Accepted: 5 Aug. 2008
A taxonomic revision of frogs of the genus Cryptobatrachus (Anura: Hemiphractidae)
JOHN D. LYNCH (Colombia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1861: 44-54 (1 Sep. 2008) 4 plates; 28 references                             Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
A new species of Leptodactylus Fitzinger (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Serra do Brigadeiro, State of Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil

ULISSES CARAMASCHI, RENATO N. FEIO & VINÍCIUS A. SÃO-PEDRO (BRAZIL)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1860: 51-59 (1 Sep. 2008) 5 plates; 45 references                             Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
Chromosomal analysis of three Brazilian "eleutherodactyline" frogs
(Anura: Terrarana), with suggestion of a new species
SÉRGIO SIQUEIRA, ODAIR AGUIAR JR, CHRISTINE STRÜSSMANN, MARIA LÚCIA DEL-GRANDE, SHIRLEI MARIA RECCO-PIMENTEL (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1857: 66-68 (27 Aug. 2008) 1 plates; 10 references                             Accepted: 4 Aug. 2008
The tadpole of the bamboo–breeding poison frog Ranitomeya biolat
(Anura: Dendrobatidae)
RUDOLF VON MAY (USA), MARGARITA MEDINA–MÜLLER (Peru), MAUREEN A. DONNELLY (USA) & KYLE SUMMERS (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1843: 24-34 (6 Aug. 2008) 2 plates; 32 references                              Accepted: 26 Jun. 2008
Detection of two cryptic taxa in Meristogenys amoropalamus (Amphibia, Ranidae) through nuclear and mitochondrial DNA analyses
TOMOHIKO SHIMADA (Japan), MASAFUMI MATSUI (Japan), PAUL YAMBUN (Malaysia), MAKLARIN LAKIM (Malaysia) & MARYATI MOHAMED (Malaysia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1828: 18-28 (23 Jul. 2008) 5 plates; 15 references                              Accepted: 16 Jun. 2008
A new species of Osornophryne (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Andean highlands of northern Ecuador
Andrew G. Gluesenkamp (USA) & Juan M. Guayasamin (Ecuador)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1826: 1-25 (21 Jul. 2008) 2 plates; 31 references                              Accepted: 26 Jun. 2008
Review and analysis of altitudinal distribution of the Andean anurans in Colombia
MANUEL HERNANDO BERNAL & JOHN D. LYNCH (Colombia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1823: 42-50 (16 Jul. 2008) 5 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 4 Jun. 2008
A new, long-standing misidentified species of Psychrophrynella Hedges, Duellman & Heinicke from Departamento Cusco, Peru (Anura: Strabomantidae)
IGNACIO DE LA RIVA (Spain), JUAN C. CHAPARRO (Peru) & JOSE M. PADIAL (Spain)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1823: 1-24 (16 Jul. 2008) 11 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 10 Jun. 2008
Revision of the Ranitomeya fantastica species complex with description of two new species from Central Peru (Anura: Dendrobatidae)
JASON L. BROWN (USA), EVAN TWOMEY (USA), MARK PEPPER (Canada) & MANUEL SANCHEZ RODRIGUEZ (Peru)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1820: 67-68 (9 Jul. 2008) 0 plates; 5 references                              Accepted: 4 Jun. 2008
"Frog Search": Synonymy of Phrynobatrachus nigripes Pickersgill, 2007, plus other comments and corrections

MARTIN PICKERSGILL (UK)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1820: 49-59 (9 Jul. 2008) 6 plates; 16 references                              Accepted: 7 May 2008
A new frog species (Strabomantidae: Pristimantis) from the High Andes of Southeastern Ecuador
MARTIN R. BUSTAMANTE (Ecuador) & JOSEPH R. MENDELSON III (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1815: 43-50 (4 Jul. 2008) 2 plates; 23 references                              Accepted: 4 Jun. 2008
A new species of Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from north-western Guinea, West Africa

ANNIKA HILLERS (The Netherlands), BREDA ZIMKUS (USA) & MARK-OLIVER RODEL (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1815: 25-34 (4 Jul. 2008) 3 plates; 30 references                              Accepted: 9 Jun. 2008
Taxonomic identity of Cochranella petersi Goin, 1961 and Centrolenella ametarsia Flores, 1987
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN (Ecuador), DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA (UK) & SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Sweden)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1814: 58-68 (2 Jul. 2008) 6 plates; 22 references                              Accepted: 26 May 2008
A new Pristimantis (Anura, Strabomantidae) from Yuruani-tepui, Venezuela
DENNIS RODDER & KARL-HEINZ JUNGFER (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1814: 37-48 (2 Jul. 2008) 5 plates; 18 references                              Accepted: 14 May 2008
Two additional treefrogs of the Boophis ulftunni species group (Anura: Mantellidae) discovered in rainforests of northern and south-eastern Madagascar
JORN KOHLER, FRANK GLAW & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1812: 46-48 (30 Jun. 2008) 1 plates; 6 references                              Accepted: 4 Jun. 2008
An unexpected Rhombophryne record at Tsingy de Bemaraha confirms the presence of cophyline frogs in western Madagascar
F. ANDREONE (Italy) & J. E. RANDRIANIRINA (Madagascar)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1807: 26-46 (23 Jun. 2008) 6 plates; 28 references                           Accepted: 29 Apr. 2008
A new species of big-headed, fanged dicroglossine frog (Genus Limnonectes) from Thailand
DAVID S. McLEOD (USA)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1795: 67-68 (13 Jun. 2008) 0 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 12 May 2008
A replacement name for Isodactylus Hedges, Duellman, and Heinicke, 2008
S. BLAIR HEDGES, WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN & MATTHEW P. HEINICKE (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1795: 46-56 (13 Jun. 2008) 5 plates; 31 references                              Accepted: 8 May 2008
A new species of Leptodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Atlantic Forest of Sao Paulo State, Brazil
BIANCA VON MULLER BERNECK, CAROLINA ORTIZ ROCHA DA COSTA & PAULO CHRISTIANO DE ANCHIETTA GARCIA (Brazil)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1792: 67-68 (12 Jun. 2008) 1 plates; 10 references                              Accepted: 8 May 2008
The casque-headed tree-frog Corythomantis greeningi: clarifying some points on its biology
CARLOS JARED & MARTA MARIA ANTONIAZZI (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1784: 1-10 (6 Jun. 2008) 4 plates; 14 references                              Accepted: 4 Apr. 2008
A new species of Bryophryne (Anura: Strabomantidae) from southern Peru
EDGAR LEHR (Germany) & ALESSANDRO CATENAZZI (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1784: 11-38 (6 Jun. 2008) 8 plates; 53 references                              Accepted: 9 Apr. 2008
Three new species of leaflitter frogs from the upper Amazon forests: cryptic diversity within Pristimantis "ockendeni" (Anura: Strabomantidae) in Ecuador
Kathryn R. Elmer (Germany) & David C. Cannatella (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1780: 55-68 (30 May 2008) 5 plates; 42 references                              Accepted: 3 Apr. 2008
A new species of clawed frog (genus Xenopus) from the Itombwe Massif, Democratic Republic of the Congo: implications for DNA barcodes and biodiversity conservation
BEN J. EVANS (Canada), TIMOTHY F. CARTER (Canada), MARTHA L. TOBIAS (USA), DARCY B. KELLEY (USA), ROBERT HANNER (Canada) & RICHARD C. TINSLEY (UK)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1775: 51-60 (23 May 2008) 5 plates; 12 references                              Accepted: 9 Apr. 2008
A new species of Paramesotriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) from Guizhou Province, China
HAITAO ZHAO, JING CHE, WEIWEI ZHOU, YONGXIANG CHEN, HAIPENG ZHAO & YA-PING ZHANG (P.R. China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1771: 43-53 (19 May 2008) 6 plates; 37 references                          Accepted: 16 Apr. 2008
A new species of the genus Alsodes (Anura: Neobatrachia) from the Nothofagus forest, Coastal Range, Southern Chile, identified by its karyotype
CESAR C. CUEVAS P. (Chile)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1761: 49-58 (2 May 2008) 6 plates; 17 references                              Accepted: 3 Apr. 2008
Two sympatric new species of Phrynopus (Anura: Strabomantidae) from Yanachaga Chemillen National Park (central Peruvian Andes)

JUAN C. CHAPARRO (Peru), JOSE M. PADIAL (Spain) & IGNACIO DE LA RIVA (Spain)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1761: 59-68 (2 May 2008) 4 plates; 47 references                              Accepted: 5 Apr. 2008
A large and enigmatic new eleutherodactyline frog (Anura, Strabomantidae) from Serra do Sincora Espinhaco range, Northeastern Brazil

JOSE CASSIMIRO, VANESSA K. VERDADE & MIGUEL T. RODRIGUES (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1760: 50-58 (30 Apr. 2008) 3 plates; 31 references                           Accepted: 5 Apr. 2008
Re-description of the tadpole of Pseudopaludicola falcipes (Anura: Leiuperidae), with comments on larval diversity of the genus
GABRIEL LAUFER & JUAN M. BARRENECHE (Uruguay)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1757: 49-65 (28 Apr. 2008) 6 plates; 34 references                         Accepted: 10 Mar. 2008
A partial revision of the Ameerega hahneli complex (Anura: Dendrobatidae) and a new cryptic species from the East-Andean versant of Central Peru
Evan Twomey & JASON L. BROWN (USA)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 1737: 1-182 (31 Mar. 2008) 58 plates; 267 references                        Accepted: 9 Jan. 2008
New World direct-developing frogs (Anura: Terrarana):
Molecular phylogeny, classification, biogeography, and conservation
S. BLAIR HEDGES, WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN, & MATTHEW P. HEINICKE
(USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1697: 58-68 (5 Feb. 2008) 4 plates; 47 references                            Accepted: 28 Dec. 2007
A new giant species of Arthroleptis (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) from the Krokosua Hills Forest Reserve, south-western Ghana
RAFFAEL ERNST (Germany), ALEX C. AGYEI (Ghana) & MARK-OLIVER RODEL (Germany)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1691: 67-68 (29 Jan. 2008) 1 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 20 Dec. 2007
Using DNA barcodes to assess identity and diversity of Dendropsophus minutus: Failure?
M. ALEX SMITH (Canada)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1686: 48-56 (21 Jan. 2008) 3 plates; 26 references                         Accepted: 10 Dec. 2007
Is a dwarf population of Corythomantis greeningi Boulenger, 1896
(Anura, Hylidae) a new species?
F.A. JUNCA, M.C.L. CARNEIRO & N.N. RODRIGUES (Brazil)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1685: 67-68 (21 Jan. 2008) 0 plates; 13 references                          Accepted: 23 Nov. 2007
The taxonomic status of Phyllonastes Heyer and Phrynopus peruvianus (Noble) (Lissamphibia, Anura): resurrection of Noblella Barbour
IGNACIO DE LA RIVA  (Spain), JUAN C. CHAPARRO  (Peru) & JOSé M. PADIAL (Spain)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1684: 58-68 (18 Jan. 2008) 4 plates; 8 references                            Accepted: 29 Nov. 2007
Pretty in pink: A new treefrog species of the genus Boophisfrom North-Eastern Madagascar
K. C. WOLLENBERG (Germany), F. ANDREONE (Italy), F. GLAW (Germany) & M. VENCES (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1680: 25-53 (14 Jan. 2008) 4 plates; 75 references                          Accepted: 16 Nov. 2007
Glassfrogs (Anura: Centrolenidae) of Kaieteur National Park, Guyana,
with notes on the distribution and taxonomy of some species of the family in the Guiana Shield
Philippe J. R. Kok (Belgium & SANTIAGO CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Sweden)
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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1680: 55-58 (14 Jan. 2008) 2 plates; 10 references                              Accepted: 2 Nov. 2007
Tadpole and vocalizations of Chiasmocleis hudsoni (Anura, Microhylidae) in
Central Amazonia, Brazil
DOMINGOS J. RODRIGUES, MARCELO MENIN, ALBERTINA P. LIMA & KARL S. MOKROSS (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1675: 1-30 (9 Jan. 2008) 9 plates; 24 references                              Accepted: 11 Nov. 2007
A new North American chorus frog species (Amphibia: Hylidae: Pseudacris) from the south-central United States
EMILY MORIARTY LEMMON, ALAN R. LEMMON, JOSEPH T. COLLINS & DAVID C. CANNATELLA (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1675: 59-66 (9 Jan. 2008) 1 plates; 24 references                              Accepted: 14 Dec. 2007
Two new minute species of Phrynopus (Lissamphibia: Anura) from the Cordillera oriental in Peru
WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN & S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1675: 67-68 (9 Jan. 2008) 1 plates; 7 references                              Accepted: 29 Nov. 2007
The tadpole of the Narrow-mouthed Frog Microhyla fissipes from Vietnam (Anura: Microhylidae)
RALF HENDRIX, ANNA GAWOR, MIGUEL VENCES & THOMAS ZIEGLER (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1674: 51-57 (7 Jan. 2008) 4 plates; 12 references                              Accepted: 16 Nov. 2007
A new peculiar frog species of the genus Pristimantis from Yanachaga-Chemillen National Park, Peru

GIOVANNI BOANO, STEFANO MAZZOTTI & ROBERTO SINDACO (Italy)
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2007  (63 articles; 2 monographs; 1 correspondence)

Article 
Zootaxa 1666: 43-51 (19 Dec. 2007)  5 plates; 26 references                            Accepted: 21 Nov. 2007
A new species of Ischnocnema (Anura: Eleutherodactylinae) from open areas of the Cerrado Biome in southeastern Brazil
ARIOVALDO ANTONIO GIARETTA, DANIEL TOFFOLI & LUCIANO ELIAS OLIVEIRA (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1662: 53-59 (17 Dec. 2007)  4 plates; 14 references                          Accepted: 16 Nov. 2007
A new species of Rhaebo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia
JONH JAIRO MUESES-CISNEROS (Colombia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1662: 1-14 (17 Dec. 2007)  7 plates; 20 references                          Accepted: 4 Nov. 2007
A new species of arboreal Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Yanachaga-Chemillen National Park in central Peru
EDGAR LEHR (Germany), JENNIFER B. PRAMUK (USA), S. BLAIR HEDGES (USA) & JESUS H. CORDOVA (Peru)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1663: 59-65 (17 Dec. 2007)  3 plates; 16 references                          Accepted: 4 Nov. 2007
Description of the tadpole of Hylomantis granulosa (Anura: Hylidae)
FILIPE AUGUSTO CAVALCANTI DO NASCIMENTO & GABRIEL OMAR SKUK (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1663: 1-15 (17 Dec. 2007)  6 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 8 Nov. 2007
A new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Brazilian Amazon
ALBERTINA P. LIMA, MARCELO MENIN & MARIA CARMOZINA DE ARAUJO (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1663: 17-32 (17 Dec. 2007)  6 plates; 26 references                            Accepted: 4 Nov. 2007
Description of two new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from the lowlands of the Guiana shield
Antoine Fouquet (New Zealand), Philippe Gaucher (Guyane), Michel Blanc (Guyane), Claudia M. VElez-Rodriguez (Chile)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1658: 39-55 (11 Dec. 2007)  7 plates; 37 references                            Accepted: 21 Oct. 2007
Three New Malodorous Rainfrogs of the Genus Pristimantis (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the Wokomung Massif in west-central Guyana, South America
D. BRUCE MEANS & JAY M. SAVAGE (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1658: 57-68 (11 Dec. 2007)  8 plates; 15 references                            Accepted: 5 Nov. 2007
A new species of Sphaenorhynchus (Anura; Hylidae) from Brazil
LUIS FELIPE TOLEDO, PAULO C. A. GARCIA, RODRIGO LINGNAU & CELIO F. B. HADDAD (Brasil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1653: 1-20 (3 Dec. 2007)  5 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 11 Oct. 2007
Systematics of the genus Rhacophorus (Amphibia, Anura): identity of red-webbed forms and description of a new species from Assam
SABITRY BORDOLOI (India), TUTUL BORTAMULI (India) & ANNEMARIE OHLER (France)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1639: 41-55 (16 Nov. 2007)  7 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 18 Oct. 2007
Two new species of Platymantis (Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from the Admiralty Archipelago, Papua New Guinea
Stephen J. Richards (Australia), ANDREW L. MACK (USA) & CHRISTOPHER C. AUSTIN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1638: 1-20 (14 Nov. 2007)  6 plates; 69 references                            Accepted: 8 Oct. 2007
Redescription of the tadpoles of three species of frogs from Uruguay (Amphibia: Anura: Leiuperidae and Leptodactylidae), with notes on natural history
CLAUDIO BORTEIRO & FRANCISCO KOLENC (Uruguay)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1638: 59-68 (14 Nov. 2007)  6 plates; 13 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
A new species of poison frog (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae) from the Andean mountains of Tolima, Colombia
MANUEL HERNANDO BERNAL, VICTOR FABIO LUNA-MORA,OSCAR GALLEGO & ALONSO QUEVEDO (Colombia)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1627: 23-39 (31 Oct. 2007)  8 plates; 34 references                           Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
A large new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Cerrado of Brazil
NATAN M. MACIEL, REUBER A. BRANDAO, LEANDRO A. CAMPOS,& ANTONIO SEBBEN (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1623: 39-46 (26 Oct. 2007)  3 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 18 Sep. 2007
Tadpole and advertisement call of Physalaemus erythros Caramaschi, Feio & Guimaraes-Neto, 2003 (Amphibia, Anura, Leiuperidae)
DELIO BAETA, ANA CAROLINA CALIJORNE LOURENCO & LUCIANA BARRETO NASCIMENTO (Brasil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1621: 1-16 (23 Oct. 2007)  1 plates; 20 references                            Accepted: 3 Sep. 2007
A new species of Philautus Gistel (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Western Ghats, India
KOTAMBYLU VASUDEVA GURURAJA, K. P. DINESH, MUHAMED JAFER PALOT, C. RADHAKRISHNAN & T.V. RAMACHANDRA (India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1621: 45-54 (23 Oct. 2007)  2 plates; 10 references                            Accepted: 6 Sep. 2007
A new species of the Pristimantis orestes Group (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Cordillera Occidental in northern Peru
EDGAR LEHR & GUNTHER KOHLER (Germany)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1618: 61-68 (19 Oct. 2007)  6 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 17 Sep. 2007
A new species of Phrynopus from Departamento Cusco, southern Peru (Anura: Brachycephalidae)
JUAN C. CHAPARRO (Peru), IGNACIO DE LA RIVA (Spain), JOSE M. PADIAL (Spain), JOSE A. OCHOA (Peru) & EDGAR LEHR (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1616: 49-59 (17 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 20 references                          Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
Larval morphology in four species of Madagascan frogs of the subgenus Brygoomantis (Mantellidae: Mantidactylus)
ANGELIKA KNOLL, JORN KOHLER, FRANK GLAW, MEIKE TESCHKE & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1614: 31-41 (15 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 18 references                          Accepted: 30 Aug. 2007
A new Phyllomedusa Wagler (Anura, Hylidae) with reticulated pattern on flanks from Southeastern Brazil
ARIOVALDO A. GIARETTA, JULIO C. DE OLIVEIRA FILHO & MARCELO N. DE C. KOKUBUM (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1612: 45-53 (10 Oct. 2007)  4 plates; 25 references                          Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
A new species of Scinax (Anura, Hylidae) of the S. ruber clade from Minas Gerais, Brazil
LEANDRO DE OLIVEIRA DRUMMOND, DELIO BAETA & MARIA RITA SILVERIO PIRES (Brazil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1608: 1-10 (5 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 11 references                            Accepted: 29 Aug. 2007
A redescription of Leptodactylus jolyi Sazima and Bokermann (Anura, Leptodactylidae) and the recognition of a new closely related species
Ariovaldo A. Giaretta & HUGO C. M. COSTA (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1605: 59-67 (1 Oct. 2007)  5 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 24 Aug. 2007
A new species of Chiasmocleis (Anura: Microhylidae) from the Iquitos region, Amazonian Peru, with possible direct development
JIRI MORAVEC (Czech Republic)
& JORN KOHLER (Germany)
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Monograph 
Zootaxa 1600: 1-175 (28 Sep. 2007)  80 plates; 267 references                         Accepted: 3 Aug. 2007
Anatomy of anuran tadpoles from lentic water bodies: systematic relevance and correlation with feeding habits
M. FLORENCIA VERA CANDIOTI
(Argentina)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1595: 31-41 (26 Sep. 2007)  2 plates; 21 references                          Accepted: 18 Aug. 2007
A new species of Nyctibatrachus Boulenger (Amphibia: Anura: Nyctibatrachidae) from the Eravikulam National Park, Kerala, India
C. RADHAKRISHNAN, K.P. DINESH & M.S. RAVICHANDRAN (India)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1589: 23-32 (19 Sep. 2007)  3 plates; 29 references                            Accepted: 4 Sep. 2007
Conservation implications of a morphometric comparison between the Illinois Chorus Frog (Pseudacris streckeri illinoensis) and Strecker's Chorus Frog (P. s. streckeri) (Anura: Hylidae) from Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas
JOY B. TRAUTH, RONALD L. JOHNSON, & STANLEY E. TRAUTH (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1580: 51-62 (10 Sep. 2007)  3 plates; 36 references                            Accepted: 7 Aug. 2007
The tadpole of Hylorina sylvatica (Anura: Cyclorhamphidae) in southern Chile
DIANA R. CARDENAS-ROJAS, FELIPE RABANAL & J. RAM[N FORMAS (Chile)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1577: 61-68 (7 Sep. 2007) 4 plates; 17 references                            Accepted: 26 Jun. 2007
Discovery of the genus Plethodontohyla (Anura: Microhylidae) in dry western Madagascar: description of a new species and biogeographic implications
FRANK GLAW, JORN KOHLER, PARFAIT BORA, NIRHY H. C. RABIBISOA, OLGA RAMILIJAONA & MIGUEL VENCES (USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1574: 31-47 (3 Sep. 2007) 7 plates; 31 references                            Accepted: 7 Jun. 2007
Two new canyon-dwelling frogs from the arid sandstone Isalo Massif, central-southern Madagascar (Mantellidae, Mantellinae)
VINCENZO MERCURIO (Germany) & FRANCO ANDREONE (Italy)

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Monograph 
Zootaxa 1572: 1-82 (31 Aug. 2007) 24 plates; 244 references                            Accepted: 3 Aug. 2007
Revision of the characters of Centrolenidae (Amphibia: Anura: Athesphatanura), with comments on its taxonomy and the description of new taxa of glassfrogs
DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA (UK) & ROY W. MCDIARMID
(USA)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1557: 1-32 (22 Aug. 2007) 1 plates; 80 references                            Accepted: 22 Jun. 2007
A taxonomic revision of Atelopus pachydermus, and description of two new (extinct?) species of Atelopus from Ecuador (Anura: Bufonidae)
LUIS A. COLOMA (Ecuador), STEFAN LOTTERS (The Netherlands), WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN (USA) & ALFONSO MIRANDA-LEIVA (Peru)

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Correspondence 
Zootaxa 1557: 67-68 (22 Aug. 2007) 0 plates; 5 references                            Accepted: 3 Aug. 2007
Lack of secondary sexual characters in a male of Tsingymantis antitra confirms its position as most basal mantelline frog lineage
ACHILLE P. RASELIMANANA (Madagascar), FRANK GLAW (Germany) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1555: 21-38 (20 Aug. 2007) 8 plates; 30 references                            Accepted: 28 Jun. 2007
A new species of Allobates (Anura: Aromobatidae: Allobatinae) exhibiting a novel reproductive behaviour
PHILIPPE J. R. KOK (Belgium) & RAFFAEL ERNST (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1555: 39-51 (20 Aug. 2007) 8 plates; 23 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2007
A new, toxic species of Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae: Colostethinae) from the Cordillera Central of Colombia
TARAN GRANT (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1541: 31-40 (2 Aug. 2007) 5 plates; 27 references                           Accepted: 18 Jun. 2007
A new dwarf forest toad (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Nectophrynoides) from the Ukaguru Mountains, Tanzania
MICHELE MENEGON (Italy), SEBASTIANO SALVIDIO (Italy), WILIRK NGALASON (Tanzania) & SIMON P. LOADER (Switzerland)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1540: 61-67 (2 Aug. 2007) 2 plates; 33 references                            Accepted: 13 May 2007
Dendropsophus minutus (Anura: Hylidae) of the Guiana Shield: using DNA barcodes to assess identity and diversity
MONTY A. HAWKINS, JACK W. SITES JR. & BRICE P. NOONAN (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1531: 25-37 (23 Jul. 2007) 6 plates; 32 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2007
The tadpole of Hypsiboas latistriatus (Caramaschi & Cruz, 2004), a species of the Hypsiboas polytaenius (Cope, 1870) clade (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae)
VICTOR GOYANNES DILL ORRICO, MARCELLE MANTOANELLI MONGIN & ANA MARIA PAULINO TELLES DE CARVALHO-E-SLIVA (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1531: 49-55 (23 Jul. 2007) 1 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 18 Jun. 2007
Paraphyly of Chinese Amolops (Anura, Ranidae) and phylogenetic position of the rare Chinese frog, Amolops tormotus
HONG-XIA CAI, JING CHE, JUN-FENG PANG, ER-MI ZHAO& YA-PING ZHANG (P.R. China)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1529: 61-68 (19 Jul. 2007) 3 plates; 22 references                            Accepted: 2 Jun. 2007
Description of the tadpole of Leptodactylus vastus (Anura: Leptodactylidae)
WASHINGTON LUIZ DA SILVA VIEIRA, GINDOMAR GOMES SANTANA & KLEBER DA SILVA VIEIRA (Brasil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1525: 51-59 (12 Jul. 2007) 0 plates; 5 references                            Accepted: 8 Jun. 2007
A new species of 'spike-nosed' frog from northern New Guinea (Anura: Hylidae: Litoria)
STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia)
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Zootaxa 1523: 49-58 (9 Jul. 2007) 6 plates; 37 references                            Accepted: 21 May 2007
Description of the tadpole of Leptodactylus pustulatus Peters, 1870 (Anura: Leptodactylidae) RAFAEL O. DE SA (USA), REUBER BRANDAO (Brasil) & LORENA DALL'ARA GUIMARAES (Brasil)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1519: 17-26 (2 Jul. 2007) 5 plates; 14 references                            Accepted: 21 May 2007
A new large green species of Litoria (Anura: Hylidae) from western New Guinea
PAUL OLIVER (Australia), STEPHEN J. RICHARDS (Australia), BURHAN TJATURADI (Indonesia) & DJOKO ISKANDAR (Indonesia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1514: 37-60 (25 Jun. 2007) 0 plates; 69 references                          Accepted: 13 May 2007
A list of herpetological type specimens in the collections of the Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery and University of Papua New Guinea
GLENN M. SHEA (Australia) & FRED KRAUS (USA)

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Zootaxa 1512: 51-64 (21 Jun. 2007) 8 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2007
A new species of palustrine Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Puerto Rico
NEFTALI RIOS-LOPEZ & RICHARD THOMAS (USA)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1509: 61-67 (18 Jun. 2007) 2 plates; 31 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2007
Redescription of the tadpole of Leptodactylus rhodomystax (Anura: Leptodactylidae) with natural history notes
DOMINGOS J. RODRIGUES, MARCELO MENIN & ALBERTINA P. LIMA (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1508: 61-68 (18 Jun. 2007) 4 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2007
New species of toad, genus Frostius Cannatella, 1986, from the Atlantic Rain Forest of Bahia, Brazil (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae)
BRUNO V.S. PIMENTA & ULISSES CARAMASCHI (Brazil)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1501: 31-44 (7 Jun. 2007) 2 plates; 54 references                            Accepted: 23 Apr. 2007
Molecular systematics of Malagasy poison frogs in the Mantella betsileo and M. laevigata species groups
FALITIANA C.E. RABEMANANJARA (The Netherlands), ANGELICA CROTTINI (Italy), YLENIA CHIARI (USA), FRANCO ANDREONE (Italy), FRANK GLAW (Germany), REMI DUGUET (La Reunion), PARFAIT BORA (Madagascar), OLGA RAVOAHANGIMALALA RAMILIJAONA (Madagascar) & MIGUEL VENCES (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1498: 35-43 (4 Jun. 2007) 4 plates; 4 references                            Accepted: 25 Apr. 2007
Two new species of the genus Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Brachycephalidae) from Valle de Sibundoy, Putumayo, Colombia
JONH JAIRO MUESES-CISNEROS (Colombia)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1485: 13-32 (28 May 2007) 10 plates; 25 references                        Accepted: 28 Mar. 2007
Two new species of Platymantis (Anura: Ranidae) from New Britain
FRED KRAUS & ALLEN ALLISON (USA)

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Zootaxa 1485: 33-41 (28 May 2007) 2 plates; 35 references                           Accepted: 24 Apr. 2007
An enigmatic new species of Glassfrog (Amphibia: Anura: Centrolenidae) from the Amazonian Andean slopes of Ecuador
DIEGO F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA (USA) & PAcL MEZA-RAMOS (Ecuador)

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Zootaxa 1485: 51-57 (28 May 2007) 5 plates; 13 references                          Accepted: 28 Mar. 2007
Rediscovery of Phrynopus peruanus Peters 1874 (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae)
EDGAR LEHR (Germany)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1482: 25-68 (24 May 2007) 0 plates; 117 references                        Accepted: 28 Mar. 2007
Type specimens of amphibians in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands
M. EULALIA GASSO MIRACLE, LARS W. VAN DEN HOEK OSTENDE & JAN WILLEM ARNTZEN (The Netherlands)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1447: 27-45 (12 Apr. 2007) 11 plates; 39 references                        Accepted: 31 Jan. 2007
A new species of Glassfrog (Anura: Centrolenidae) from the lowlands of northwestern Ecuador, with comments on centrolenid osteology
JUAN M. GUAYASAMIN & LINDA TRUEB
(USA)
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Zootaxa 1441: 35-49 (5 Apr. 2007) 5 plates; 20 references                             Accepted: 26 Jan. 2007
On the identity of Hyla strigilata Spix, 1824 (Anura: Hylidae): redescription and
neotype designation for a "ghost" taxon
B.V.S. PIMENTA, J. FAIVOVICH & J.P. POMBAL JR. (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1441: 51-62 (5 Apr. 2007) 6 plates; 47 references                             Accepted: 13 Jan. 2007
A new species of Hyalinobatrachium (Centrolenidae: Anura) from Serrania dePerijia Venezuela
S. CASTROVIEJO-FISHER (Sweden), J.AYARZAGUENA (Spain) & CARLES VILA (Venezuela)
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Zootaxa 1435: 1-17 (29 Mar. 2007) 8 plates; 40 references                             Accepted: 6 Dec. 2006
Morphological characterization of Leptodactylus elenae tadpoles
(Anura: Leptodactylidae: L. fuscus group), from central Paraguay
M. FLORENCIA VERA CANDIOTI (Argentina), FRANCISCO BRUSQUETTI (Argentina) & FLAVIA NETTO (Paraguay)
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Zootaxa 1435: 51-68 (29 Mar. 2007) 6 plates; 29 references                             Accepted: 3 Feb. 2007
A new rock dwelling frog of the genus Eleutherodactylus
(Amphibia: Leptodactylidae) from Eastern Cuba, with comments on other species with similar habits
LUIS M. DIAZ, ANTONIO CADIZ & NILS NAVARRO (Cuba)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1422: 59-68 (8 Mar. 2007) 4 plates; 35 references                             Accepted: 26 Jan. 2007
The auditory region of Brachycephalus and its bearing on the monophyly of the
genus (Anura: Brachycephalidae)
H.R. DA SILVA, L.A. CAMPOS & A. SEBBEN (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1409: 51-59 (19 Feb. 2007)  5 plates; 15 references                          Accepted: 17 Jan. 2007
A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Goa, India
G. BHATTA , K.P. DINESH , P. PRASHANTH & N.U. KULKARNI (India)
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Article 
Zootaxa 1403: 55-68 (5 Feb. 2007)  11 plates; 6 references                               Accepted: 5 Dec. 2006
A new species of endemic frog belonging to genus Nannophrys Gunther, 1869 (Anura: Dicroglossinae) from Sri Lanka
S.S. FERNANDO, L.J.M. WICKRAMASINGHA & R.K. RODIRIGO (Sri Lanka)

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Zootaxa 1403: 37-54 (5 Feb. 2007)  5 plates; 35 references                              Accepted: 4 Dec. 2006
Osteological characterization of four putative species of the genus Adenomera (Anura: Leptodactylidae), with comments on intra- and interspecific variation
M.L. PONSSA (Argentina) & W.R. HEYER (USA)
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Zootaxa 1401: 53-61 (1 Feb. 2007)  2 plates; 25 references                            Accepted: 19 Dec. 2006
Descriptions of the tadpoles of two species of Gephyromantis, with a discussion of the phylogenetic origin of direct development in mantellid frogs
R.-D. RANDRIANIAINA (Madagascar), F. GLAW (Germany), M. THOMAS (Switzerland), J. GLOS (Germany), N. RAMINOSOA (Madagascar), M. VENCES (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1397: 17-24 (25 Jan. 2007)  3 plates; 24 references                           Accepted: 19 Dec. 2006
Description of the tadpoles of Proceratophrys cristiceps (Anura: Cycloramphidae, Odontophrynini)
W. L. DA SILVA VIEIRA, K. DA SILVA VIEIRA & G.G. SANTANA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1397: 1-15 (25 Jan. 2007)  6 plates; 34 references                            Accepted: 19 Dec. 2006
New species amongst Sri Lanka's extinct shrub frogs (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae: Philautus)
M. MEEGASKUMBURA (USA), K. MANAMENDRA-ARACHCHI (Sri Lanka), CH.J. SCHNEIDER (USA) & R. PETHIYAGODA (Sri Lanka)

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Article 
Zootaxa 1391: 47-55 (15 Jan. 2007)  3 plates; 21 references                         Accepted: 29 Nov. 2006
A new and threatened species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) from Queimada Grande Island, southeastern Brazil
C.A. BRASILEIRO, C.F.B. HADDAD, R.J. SAWAYA & M. MARTINS (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1389: 61-68 (11 Jan. 2007)  4 plates; 24 references                         Accepted: 21 Nov. 2006
New frog (Brachycephalidae: Eleutherodactylus) from the Western Flank of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia
S.B. ARROYO (Colombia)
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Zootaxa 1387: 39-46 (8 Jan. 2007)  1 plate; 31 references                          Accepted: 10 Nov. 2006
Description of the tadpole of Itapotihyla langsdorffii (Anura: Hylidae)
B.V.S. PIMENTA & C. CANEDO (Brazil)
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2006  (39 articles)

Zootaxa 1361: 21-31 (20 Nov. 2006) 1 plate; 28 references                              Accepted: 3 Oct. 2006
Review of the taxonomy and conservation status of the Ecuadorian Glassfrog Centrolenella puyoensis Flores & McDiarmid (Amphibia: Anura: Centrolenidae)
D.F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA & R.W. MCDIARMID (USA)
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Zootaxa 1360: 41-50 (20 Nov. 2006) 5 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 19 Oct. 2006
The tadpole of Physalaemus henselii (Peters) (Anura: Leiuperidae)
F. KOLENC, C. BORTEIRO, M. TEDROS, D. NUNEZ & R. MANEYRO (Uruguay)

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Zootaxa 1353: 63-68 (9 Nov. 2006)  4 plates; 13 references                              Accepted: 30 Oct. 2006
Tadpole and advertisement call of Chiasmocleis albopunctata (Anura, Microhylidae) from Brazil
J.C. DE OLIVEIRA FILHO & A.A. GIARETTA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1349: 1-18  (2 Nov. 2006)  9 plates; 36 references                       Accepted: 20 Sept. 2006
Hyla vigilans Solano, 1971, a second species for the genus Scarthyla, redescription and distribution in Venezuela and Colombia
C.L. BARRIO-AMOROS (Venezuela), A.D. DE PASCUAL (Venezuela), J.J. MUESES-CISNEROS (Colombia), E. INFANTE (Venezuela) & A. CHACON (Venezuela)

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Zootaxa 1335: 51-53 (16 Oct. 2006)  10 references                                        Accepted:  28 Aug. 2006
Nomenclature of Discoglossus: the status of the nomina Discoglossus hispanicus Lataste, 1879 and Discoglossus algirus Lataste, 1879 (Anura: Discoglossidae)
CROCHET, P.-A. & DUBOIS, A. (France)
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Zootaxa 1334: 45-68 (16 Oct. 2006)  9 plates; 28 references                       Accepted:  11 Sept. 2006
A new morphologically cryptic species of forest frog (genus Platymantis) from New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago
R.M. BROWN (USA), S.J. RICHARDS (Australia), J. SUKUMARAN (USA) & J. FOUFOPOULOS (USA)
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Zootaxa 1334: 27-43 (16 Oct. 2006)  3 plates; 32 references                       Accepted:  17 Aug. 2006
Discovery of a new basal relict lineage of Madagascan frogs and its implications for mantellid evolution
F. GLAW, S. HOEGG & M. VENCES (Germany)
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Zootaxa 1334: 1-25 (16 Oct. 2006)  7 plates; 44 references                       Accepted:  28 Aug. 2006
A new species of Leptodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, with remarks on the systematics of associated populations
A. DE PADUA ALMEIDA (Brazil) & A. ANGULO (Peru)
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Zootaxa 1329: 39-57 (5 Oct. 2006)  4 plates; 23 references                       Accepted:  17 Aug. 2006
Comparative larval morphology in Madagascan frogs of the genus Guibemantis (Amphibia: Mantellidae)
S. VEJARANO (the Netherlands), M. THOMAS (Germany) & M. VENCES (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1327: 23-40 (2 Oct. 2006)  7 plates; 37 references                      Accepted:  21 Aug. 2006
A new species of tree frog, genus Dendropsophus (Anura: Hylidae), from the Amazon of northern Bolivia
J. MORAVEC (Czech Republic), J. APARICIO (Bolivia) & J. KÖHLER (Germany)

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Zootaxa 1327: 1-21 (2 Oct. 2006)  3 plates; 27 references                      Accepted:  17 Jul. 2006
A new species of Ansonia Stoliczka 1872 (Anura: Bufonidae) from Central Peninsular Malaysia and a revised taxonomy for Ansonia from the Malay Peninsula
L.L. GRISMER (USA)

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Zootaxa 1320: 57-68 (25 Sept. 2006) 4 plates; 35  references                          Accepted: 30 Aug. 2006
Cranial morphology and karyotypic analysis of Ceratophrys joazeirensis (Anura: Ceratophryidae, Ceratophrynae): taxonomic considerations
K.D.S. VIEIRA, A.P.Z. SILVA & C. ARZABE (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 1309: 55-68 (7 Sept. 2006) 7 plates; 25  references                             Accepted:  16 Jul. 2006
A new species of Phyllomedusa (Anura: Hylidae: Phyllomedusinae)
from northwestern Venezuela
C. L. BARRIO-AMORÓS (Venezuela)

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Zootaxa 1308: 49-62 (4 Sep. 2006)  6 plates; 30  references                           Accepted:  21 Aug. 2006
The tadpole of Chaunus dorbignyi (Duméril & Bibron) (Anura, Bufonidae).
C. BORTEIRO, F. KOLENC, M. TEDROS & C. PRIGIONI (Uruguay)

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Zootaxa 1302: 1-20 (24 Aug. 2006)  10 plates; 33  references                         Accepted:  17 Jul. 2006
A new Eleutherodactylus (Anura, Brachycephalidae) from the Venezuelan Guayana, and redescription of Eleutherodactylus vilarsi (Melin)
C.L. BARRIO-AMORÓS & C.R. MOLINA (Venezuela)
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Zootaxa 1295: 41-60 (14 Aug. 2006) 10 plates; 13 references                         Accepted:  10 Jul. 2006
Two new species of large green canopy-dwelling frogs (Anura: Hylidae: Litoria) from Papua New Guinea
S.J. RICHARDS & P.M. OLIVER (Australia)

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Zootaxa 1285: 51-64 (11 Aug. 2006) 5 plates; 8 references                            Accepted:  18 Jul. 2006
Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Andes of northern Peru
W. E. DUELLMAN (USA), E. LEHR (Germany) & P. J. VENEGAS (Peru)
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Zootaxa 1284: 53-60 (11 Aug. 2006) 3 plates; 12 references                          Accepted: 10 Jul. 2006
The taxonomic status of Phrynopus pereger Lynch 1975 (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae)
E. LEHR (Germany) & C. AGUILAR (Peru)
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Zootaxa 1278: 49-56 (3 Aug. 2006) 2 plates; 14 references                              Accepted: 19 May 2006
Distribution and morphological variation of Eleutherodactylus mercedesae Lynch & McDiarmid, 1987 (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) with first record for Peru
J.M. PADIAL (Spain), R. McDIARMID (USA) & I. DE LA RIVA (Spain) 
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Zootaxa 1278: 57-68 (3 Aug. 2006) 4 plates; 18 references                              Accepted: 23 Jun. 2006
A new species of arboreal toad (Anura: Bufonidae: Chaunus) from Madidi National Park, Bolivia
J.M. PADIAL (Spain), S. REICHLE (Germany), R. McDIARMID (USA) & I. DE LA RIVA  (Spain) 
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Zootaxa 1271: 29-35 (24 Jul. 2006) 5 plates; 7 references                               Accepted: 30 Jun. 2006
A new species of Eleutherodactylus (Amphibia: Anura: Brachycephalidae) from the western flank of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia
J.J. MUESES-CISNEROS (Colombia) 
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Zootaxa 1268: 39-57 (20 Jul. 2006) 9 plates; 17 references                              Accepted: 15 Jun. 2006
A new species of Xenobatrachus (Anura, Microhylidae) with a striking resemblance to Xenorhina bouwensi
R. GÜNTHER & R. KNOP (Germany) 
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Zootaxa 1259: 39-54 (14 Jul. 2006)  5 plates; 15 references                           Accepted: 25 May 2006
Two new and exceptional poison dart frogs of the genus Dendrobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the Northeastern Flank of the cordillera Central of Colombia
J.V. RUEDA-ALMONACID, M. RADA, S.J. SÁNCHEZ-PACHECO, Á.A. VELÁSQUEZ-ÁLVAREZ & A. QUEVEDO (Colombia) 
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Zootaxa 1258: 17-31 (14 Jul. 2006)  6 plates; 41 references                           Accepted: 13 Jun. 2006
A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Guangxi Province, China
D.-Q. RAO (P.R. China), J.A. WILKINSON (USA) & H.-N. LIU (P.R. China) 
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Zootaxa 1258: 47-56 (14 Jul. 2006)  1 plate; 24 references                             Accepted: 13 Jun. 2006
The tadpole of Rhinella proboscidea (Anura: Bufonidae) with notes on adult reproductive behavior
M. MENIN, D.J. RODRIGUES & A.P. LIMA  (Brazil) 
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Zootaxa 1244: 1-32 (26 Jun. 2006) 8 plates; 70 references                            Accepted: 16 May 2006
A new species of the genus Centrolene (Amphibia: Anura: Centrolenidae) from Ecuador with comments on the taxonomy and biogeography of Glassfrogs
D.F. CISNEROS-HEREDIA (Ecuador) & R.W. MCDIARMID (USA) 
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Zootaxa 1244: 57-68 (26 Jun. 2006) 4 plates; 19 references                         Accepted: 10 May 2006
A new species of the Bokermannohyla circumdata group (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) from Chapada Diamantina, State of Bahia, Brazil
M.F. NAPOLI & F.A. JUNCÁ  (Brazil) 
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Zootaxa 1238: 35-61 (21 Jun. 2006) 13 plates; 48 references                       Accepted: 25 May 2006
A new species of Colostethus (Anura: Dendrobatidae) with maternal care from Kaieteur National Park, Guyana
P.J.R. KOK (Belgium), H. SAMBHU(Guyana), I. ROOPSIND (Guyana), G.L. LENGLET (Belgium) & G.R. BOURNE (USA) 
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Zootaxa 1237: 45-60 (19 Jun. 2006) 8 plates; 27 references                            Accepted: 4 May 2006
A new species of Probreviceps (Amphibia: Anura) from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania
S.P. LOADER (UK), A. CHANNING (S. Africa), M. MENEGON (Italy) & T.R.B. DAVENPORT (Tanzania) 
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Zootaxa 1230: 63-68 (12 Jun. 2006) 1 plate; 16 references                             Accepted: 18 May 2006
The taxonomic status of Hyla roeschmanni De Grys, 1938 (Anura: Hylidae)
J.M. PADIAL (Spain), J. KÖHLER (Germany) & I. DE LA RIVA (Spain) 
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Zootaxa 1228: 35-60 (9 Jun. 2006) 7 plates; 24 references                              Accepted: 4 May 2006
Species boundaries among barred river frogs, Mixophyes (Anura: Myobatrachidae) in north-eastern Australia, with descriptions of two new species
M. MAHONY, S.C. DONNELLAN, S.J. RICHARDS & K. MCDONALD (Australia) 
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Zootaxa 1208: 57-68 (22 May 2006) 5 plates; 17 references                         Accepted: 10 Apr. 2006
A new species of large green treefrog (Anura: Hylidae: Litoria) from northern New Guinea
S.J. RICHARDS (Australia), P. OLIVER (Australia), C. DAHL (Papua New Guinea) & B. TJATURADI (Indonesia) 
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ootaxa 1188: 23-36 (28 Apr. 2006) 2 plates; 12 references                            Accepted: 10 Feb. 2006
On the osteology of a distinctive specie of the genus Leptodactylus: Leptodactylus laticeps (Boulenger, 1917) (Anura, Leptodactylidae)
M.L. PONSSA (Argentina) 
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Zootaxa 1171: 39-45 (10 Apr. 2006) 3 plates; 7 references                           Accepted: 25 Feb. 2006
A new species of frog (genus Eleutherodactylus) from a cloud forest in Western Colombia
J.C. GARCÍA & J.D. LYNCH (Colombia)
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Zootaxa 1152: 45-58 (17 Mar. 2006) 4 plates; 32 references                          Accepted: 20 Jan. 2006
A new species of Dendrobates (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the Amazonian lowlands in Peru
J.L. BROWN, R. SCHULTE, K. SUMMERS (USA)
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Zootaxa 1116: 43-54 (27 Jan. 2006) 6 plates; 25 references                          Accepted: 15 Nov. 2005
Reassessment of the taxonomic status of the genera Ischnocnema Reinhardt and Lutken, 1862 and Oreobates Jimenez-de-la-Espada, 1872, with notes on the synonymy of Leiuperus verrucosus Reinhardt and Lutken, 1862 (Anura: Leptodactylidae)
U. CARAMASCHI & C. CANEDO
(Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1113: 51-64 (24 Jan. 2006) 5 plates; 17 references                        Accepted: 23 Dec. 2005
Evidence of full species status of the neotropical leaf-frog Phyllomedusa burmeisteri bahiana (A. Lutz, 1925) (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae)
I.S.N. SILVA-FILHO & F.A. JUNCA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1105: 49-68 (10 Jan. 2006) 11 plate; 26 references                           Accepted: 30 Oct. 2005
A revision of Mantidactylus microtis and M. microtympanum, and a comparison with other large Madagascan stream frogs (Anura: Mantellidae: Mantellinae)
F. ANDREONE (Italy) & R.A. NUSSBAUM (USA)
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Zootaxa 1104: 1-21 (5 Jan. 2006) 10 plates; 28 references                            Accepted: 8 Oct. 2005
An evaluation of the subspecies Acris crepitans blanchardi (Anura, Hylidae)
M.L. McCALLUM & S.E. TRAUTH (USA)
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2005 (6 articles)

Zootaxa 1072: 35-42 (28 Oct. 2005) 4 plates; 24 references                            Accepted: 27 Jul. 2005
The tadpole of Physalaemus soaresi Izecksohn, 1965 (Anura: Leptodactylidae), with comments on taxonomy, reproductive behavior, and vocalizations
LUIZ NORBERTO WEBER, SERGIO POTSCH DE CARVALHO-E-SILVA & LUIZ PEDREIRA GONZAGA (Brazil)
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Zootaxa 1052: 29-39 (20 Sept. 2005) 4 plates; 10 references                           Accepted: 18 Aug. 2005
A new species of treefrog (Anura: Hylidae: Litoria) from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea
S. J. RICHARDS (Australia)
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Zootaxa 1046: 17-27 (8 Sept. 2005) 5 plates; 14 references                           Accepted: 16 Jul. 2005
A new species of Hyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Cerro Las Flores, Oaxaca, Mexico
J. M. MEIK (USA), L. CANSECO-MARQUEZ (Mexico), E. N. SMITH (USA) & J. A. CAMPBELL (USA)
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Zootaxa 1018: 1-14 (15 Jul. 2005) 4 plates; 18 references                               Accepted: 9 Jun. 2005
Morphometric analysis to differentiate taxonomically seven species of Eleutherodactylus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from an Andean cloud forest of Colombia
S.B. ARROYO (Colombia), P.M. SANCHEZ (Brazil) , M.P. RAMIREZ-PINILLA (Colombia), H.A. SUAREZ (Colombia), D.R. MIRANDA-ESQUIVEL  (Colombia)
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Zootaxa 1004: 37-50 (7 Jun. 2005) 3 plates; 15 references                               Accepted: 18 May 2005
A new species of Boulengerula Tornier (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from an isolated mountain block of the Taita Hills, Kenya
H. MÜLLER (UK), G.J. MEASEY (France) , S.P. LOADER (UK) & P.K. MALONZA  (Kenya)
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Zootaxa 995: 1-19 (25 May 2005) 6 plates; 59 references                            Accepted: 7 May 2005
Mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis of the spectacled salamander, Salamandrina terdigitata (Urodela: Salamandridae), supports the existence of two distinct species
M. MATTOCCIA, A. ROMANO & V. SBORDONI (Italy
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2004 (6 articles)

Zootaxa 739: 1-19 (25 November 2004) 4 plates; 23 references                     Accepted: 11 Nov. 2004
A new species of Indotyphlus Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from the Western Ghats, India
V. GIRI (India), D.J. GOWER (UK) & M. WILKINSON
(UK)
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Zootaxa 720: 1-28 (11 November 2004) 12 plates; 37 references                  Accepted: 28 Aug. 2004
Revision of the genus Werneria Poche, 1903, including the descriptions of two new species from Cameroon and Gabon (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae)
M.-O. RÖDEL (Germany), A. SCHMITZ (Switzerland), O.S.G. PAUWELS (Belgium) &
W. BÖHME (Germany)
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Zootaxa 688: 1-15 (18 October 2004) 5 plates; 31 references                       Accepted: 4 Oct. 2004
A new species of Scinax (Anura: Hylidae) from rocky montane fields of the Serra do Cipó, Southeastern Brazil
A. PUGLIESE, J.P. POMBAL, Jr. & I. SAZIMA (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 644: 1-8 (16 September 2004) 1 plate; 6 references                         Accepted: 30 Aug. 2004
A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from the surroundings of Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka, India
G. BHATTA & R. SRINIVASA 
(India)
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Zootaxa 488: 1-24 (13 April 2004) 6 plates; 45 references                         Accepted: 22 March 2004
Taxonomic revision of Algero-Tunisian Pleurodeles (Caudata: Salamandridae) using molecular and morphological data. Revalidation of the taxon Pleurodeles nebulosus (Guichenot, 1850)
S. CARRANZA (Spain) & E. WADE
(UK)
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Zootaxa 479: 1-12 (31 March 2004) 4 plates; 20 references                       Accepted: 24 March 2004
A new species of Physalaemus (Amphibia; Leptodactylidae) from the Atlantic forest in southeastern Brazil
C.F.B. HADDAD & I. SAZIMA (Brazil)

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2003 (5 articles)

Zootaxa 383: 1-8 (12 December 2003) 3 plates; 20 references           Accepted: 8 December 2003
A new species of Pseudopaludicola (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from northern Brazil
A.A. GIARETTA & M.N.D.C. KOKUBUM (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 381: 1-11 (12 December 2003) 4 plates; 14 references           Accepted: 2 December 2003
A new species of Chthonerpeton (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) from Bahia, Brazil
H.R. DA SILVA, M.C. DE BRITTO-PEREIRA  & U. CARAMASCHI (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 370: 1-8 (28 November 2003) 3 plates; 22 references            Accepted: 25 November 2003
The tadpole of Physalaemus fuscomaculatus (Anura: Leptodactylidae), with a description of internal oral morphology 
F. NOMURA, D.D.C. ROSSA-FERES & V.H.M.D. PRADO (Brazil)

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Zootaxa 351: 1-10 (13 November 2003) 2 plates; 5 references             Accepted: 30 October 2003
A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from southern Maharashtra, India, with a key to the species of the genus
V. GIRI (India), M. WILKINSON (UK) & D.J. GOWER (UK) 
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Zootaxa 350: 1-8 (13 November 2003) 1 plate; 10 references             Accepted: 31 October 2003
A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Maharashtra, India
M.S. RAVICHANDRAN (India), D.J. GOWER (UK) & M. WILKINSON (UK)
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