Contributors, 1985 edition

 

CONTRIBUTORS AND REVIEWERS FOR AMPHIBIAN SPECIES OF THE WORLD: A TAXONOMIC AND GEOGRAPHIC REFERENCE (1985)

Angel Alcala

Reviewed: Philippine species.

Address: Department of Biology, Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines.

J.-L. Amiet

Contributed: Cardioglossa (Arthroleptinae) and former Astylosterninae (now part of Arthroleptinae, Arthroleptidae), Petropedetes (now in Petropedetidae) and Phrynodon (now in Phrynobatrachus, Phrynobatrachidae).

Reviewed: Anuran species of Cameroon (except for Arthroleptinae).

Address: Laboratoire de Zoologie, Université de Yaoundé, B.P. 812, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Steven C. Anderson

Reviewed: Species of southwestern Asia (Turkey to Arabian Peninsula, east through Caucasus region to Pakistan, Afghanistan, and adjacent Russia).

Address: Department of Biological Sciences, College of the Pacific, Stockton, California 95211, USA.

Rose M. A. Blommers-Schlösser

Contributed: Cophylinae, Dyscophus, and Scaphiophryninae (Microhylidae), Mantellinae (now Mantellidae), and Madagascan Rhacophoridae.

Reviewed: Madagascan species of Hyperoliidae, Microhyla (Microhylinae), and Raninae.

Address: Herenstraat 102, 3911 JH Rhenen, Netherlands.

Werner C. A. Bokermann [Deceased]

Reviewed: Brazilian species.

Address: Parque Zoologico de São Paulo, C.P. 12954, 01000 São Paulo, S.P., Brazil.

Leo J. Borkin

Contributed: Palearctic Raninae (Ranidae) (with some overlap with S. Hu and M. Matsui).

Reviewed: Raninae and species of Palearctic Region, including all of China.

Address: Department of Herpetology, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences 1, St. Petersburg 199164, Russia.

Arden H. Brame, Jr. [deceased]

Contributed: Caudata.

Address: Rosemead, California, USA.

Edmund D. Brodie, Jr.

Reviewed: Caudata.

Address: Department of Biology, UTA Box 19489, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA. [Current address: Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-5305, USA.]

Walter C. Brown [deceased]

Contributed: Batrachylodes, Ceratobatrachus, Discodeles, Palmatorappia, and Platymantis (now in Ceratobatrachidae).

Reviewed: Philippine species.

Address: Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118, USA.

Jonathan A. Campbell

Reviewed: Mexican and Central American species.

Address: Department of Biology, UTA Box 19498, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA.

David C. Cannatella

Contributed: Centrolenidae (with W.E. Duellman), Leptodactylidae (sensu lato; excluding Brachycephaloidea), and Heleophrynidae.

Reviewed: New World Bufonidae, Phyllomedusinae (Hylidae), and higher classification.

Address: Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA. [Current address: Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712-1064, USA.]

Ulisses Caramaschi

Reviewed: Brazilian species.

Address: Sector de Herpetologia—Departamento Vertebrados, Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro/UFRJ, Quinta da Boa Vista, s/no., 20.942 Rio de Janeiro, R.J., Brazil.

Gustavo Casas-Andreu

Reviewed: Mexican species.

Address: Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado Postal 70-153, México 20, D.F., Mexico.

Alan Channing

Contributed: Strongylopus and African Tomopterna (formerly in Ranidae, now Pyxicephalidae).

Reviewed: South African species.

Address: Department of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7530, Rep. South Africa.

Barry T. Clarke

Contributed: Discoglossidae [now Alytidae and Bombinatoridae] and Leiopelmatidae.

Address: formerly Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom.

Ronald I. Crombie

Reviewed: New World Anura.

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. [Currently Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118, USA.]

J.C. Daniel

Reviewed: Species of India and Sri Lanka.

Address: Bombay Natural History Society, Hornbill House, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road, Mumbai 400 023, India.

Margaret M. Davies

Reviewed: Species of Australia and New Guinea.

Address: Department of Zoology, University of Adelaide, G.P.O. Box 498, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia. [Currently living in Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia.]

Robert C. Drewes

Reviewed: Hyperoliidae.

Address: Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118, USA.

William E. Duellman

Contributed: Centrolenidae (with D.C. Cannatella) and Hylidae.

Reviewed: All Amphibia.

Address: Museum of Natural History and Biodiversity Research Center, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA.

Sushil K. Dutta

Contributed: Ranidae (now Ranidae, Dicroglossidae, and Nyctibatrachidae) of southern Asia (with some overlap with S. Hu and M. Matsui).

Reviewed: Species of India and Sri Lanka.

Address: Museum of Natural History, the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA. [Current address: P.G. Department of Zoology, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubansewar 751004, Orissa, India]

Stephen R. Edwards

Contributed: Vision, confidence, energy, and money to make the published project a reality.

Address: Association of Systematics Collections, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045. [Now residing in northeastern Oregon.]

Oscar Flores-Villela

Reviewed: Species of Mexico.

Address: Museo de Zoología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apartado Postal 70-399, México, D.F. 04510, Mexico.

Linda S. Ford

Reviewed: Dendrobatidae (now Aromobatidae and Dendrobatidae) and Central American brachycephaloids.

Address: Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA. [Current address: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 6 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA 02138.]

Ramón Formas

Contributed: Rhinoderma (now in Cycloramphidae).

Reviewed: Alsodes, Batrachyla, Eupsophus, Hylorhina, Insuetophrynus (now in Ceratophryidae) and Caudiverbera (now Calyptocephala) andTelmatobufo (now in Calyptocephalellidae).

Address: Instituto de Zoología, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla de Correo 567, Valdivia, Chile.

Darrel R. Frost

Contributed: All taxa not provided by others, most keystroking, most comments, all library verification of all contributions and all type localities included within quotations, and checking and reconciliation of all contributions and reviews.

Reviewed: All Amphibia.

Address: Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA. [Current address: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA].

Alice G.C. Grandison [deceased]

Contributed: African Bufonidae and Phrynobatrachus (now in Phrynobatrachidae). With Marinus Hoogmoed the real heavy-lifters who aided DRF in so many ways that I wil be eternally grateful. 

Address: Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom. [Current Address: Grunnadal, Nisbe Rd., Gullane, East Lothian, EH31 2BQK, United Kingdom]

Eduardo Gudynas

Contributed: Pseudopaludicola.

Reviewed: Species of Uruguay, northeastern Argentina, and southern Brazil.

Address: Centro Educativo Don Orione, Departamento de Biología, Casilla de Correo 13125, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Keith A. Harding

Reviewed: Ascaphus (Leiopelmatidae), New World Bufonidae, Centrolenidae, Dendrobatidae (then including Aromobatidae), New World Microhylidae, New World Pipidae, Pseudis and Lysapsus (Hylidae), Ambystomatidae, Amphiumidae, Plethodontidae, Proteidae, and Sirenidae.

Address: 5 Drakewalls Place, Gunnislake, Cornwall PL18 9EJ, United Kingdom.

W. Ronald Heyer

Reviewed: Leptodactylidae (now composed of Calyptocephalellidae, Ceratophryidae, Cycloramphidae, Hylodidae, Leiuperidae, and Leptodactylidae).

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA.

Richard Highton

Reviewed: Salamanders of USA.

Address: Department of Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA.

David M. Hillis

Contributed: Nearctic Bufo (now Anaxyrus, Incilius, and Rhinella; Bufonidae) and New World Rana (now Rana and Lithobates; Ranidae; note that DMH disagrees with this taxonomy).

Address: Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA. [Current address: Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712-1064, USA.]

Marinus S. Hoogmoed

Contributed: South and Central American Bufonidae and Adelophryne and Phyzelaphryne (now in Eleutherodactylidae). With Alice G.C. Grandison the real heavy-lifters who aided DRF in so many ways that he wil be eternally grateful. 

Reviewed: All Amphibia.

Address: Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Postbus 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands. [current address: Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Caixa Post 399, 66.000 Belém, Brazil]

Kim M. Howell

Reviewed: Species of East Africa.

Address: Department of Zoology, Box 35064, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Shuqin Hu [Deceased]

Contributed: Chinese Raninae (with L. J. Borkin and M. Matsui).

Reviewed: Chinese species.

Address: Chengdu Institute of Biology, Academia Sinica, P.O. Box 416, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China.

Robert F. Inger

Contributed: Asian Bufonidae, Microhylinae, and Rhacophoridae.

Reviewed: Megophryidae.

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA.

Rafael Joglar

Reviewed: West Indian Eleutherodactylus (now in Eleutherodactylidae and Craugastoridae).

Address: Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA. [Current address: Departamento de Biología, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico 00931, USA.]

Enrique La Marca

Reviewed: Dendrobatidae (including what is now Aromobatidae) and Venezuelan species of Anura.

Address: School of Life Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508, USA. [Current Address: Calle 15 con Carrera 7ma, Edificio La Marca, Apto. 1, Guanare, Portuguesa 3310, Venezuela.]

Raymond Laurent [deceased]

Contributed: Arthroleptini (excluding Cardioglossa) (Arthroleptidae), Hemisotidae, and Hyperoliinae (Hyperoliidae).

Reviewed: Species of Africa and higher classification.

Address: Instituto Miguel Lillo, Miguel Lillo 205, Tucumán 4000, Argentina.

Esteban O. Lavilla

Reviewed: Alsodes and Telmatobius (Ceratophryidae).

Address: Instituto Miguel Lillo, Miguel Lillo 205, Tucumán 4000, Argentina.

John D. Lynch

Contributed: Eleutherodactylus (excluding West Indian species and including what is now most of Brachycephalidae, Eleutherodactylidae, and Craugastoridae).

Reviewed: Higher taxonomy.

Address: School of Life Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508, USA. [Current Address: Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, A.A. 7495, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia]

Masafumi Matsui

Contributed: Megophryidae and East Asian Raninae (overlapping with L.J. Borkin, S. Dutta, and S. Hu) (Ranidae). Reviewed: East Asian species.

Address: Department of Zoology, Kyoto University, Yoshida, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-01, Japan.

Roy W. McDiarmid

Reviewed: Brachycephalus (Brachycephalidae) and Neotropical Bufonidae.

Address: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA.

Janre Mullins

Contributed: editorial and clerical and computer support far exceeding paid time.

Address: Association of Systematics Collection, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045. [Current address:

Financial Analyst, Maine Department of Health and Human Services, 221 State Street, Augusta, ME 04333. email: Janre.Mullins AT maine.gov]

Craig E. Nelson

Contributed: New World Microhylidae.

Address: Department of Biology, Jordan Hall 138, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA.

Ronald A. Nussbaum

Contributed: Sooglossidae.

Reviewed: Gymnophiona.

Address: Museum of Zoology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA.

Jean-Luc Perret

Contributed: African Raninae (Ranidae) and Dicroglossidae (excluding Strongylopus and Tomopterna).

Reviewed: Hyperoliidae and Petropedetes (Petropedetidae).

Address: Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Route de Malagnou, C.P. 434, 1211 Geneve 6, Switzerland.

John C. Poynton

Reviewed: African species.

Address: Department of Biological Sciences, University of Natal, King George V Avenue, Durban, Natal 4001, Rep. South Africa [Current address: Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom].

William F. Pyburn [deceased]

Reviewed: Centrolenidae, New World Hylidae, and New World Microhylidae (Microhylidae).

Address: Department of Biology, UTA Box 19489, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA.

Juan A. Rivero

Reviewed: Atelopus (Bufonidae), Dendrobatidae (including Aromobatidae), and South American "Eleutherodactylus" (now Brachycephalidae and Craugastoridae).

Address: Departamento de Biología, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00708, USA.

Jay M. Savage

Reviewed: Centrolenidae, Dendrobatidae (including Aromobatidae), nomenclature, higher taxonomy, and Central America species.

Address: Department of Biology, University of Miami, P.O. Box 249118, Coral Gables, Florida 33124, USA. [Current address: Rana Dorada Enterprises, S.A., 3401 Adams Ave., Suite A, San Diego, CA 92116-2490, USA.]

Arne Schiøtz

Reviewed: Hyperoliidae and African Chiromantis (Rhacophoridae).

Address: Danmarks Akvarium, 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark. [Current address: Humlehaven 2, Atterup, Grevinge, DK-4571 Denmark.]

Albert Schwartz [Deceased]

Contributed: Peltophryne (Bufonidae) and West Indian "Eleutherodactylus" (now in Craugastoridae and Eleutherodactylidae).

Reviewed: West Indian species.

Address: Miami-Dade Community College, North Campus, Miami, Florida 33167, USA.

Norman J. Scott, Jr.

Reviewed: Central and South American species.

Address: Denver Wildlife Research Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Museum of Southwestern Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA. [Current address: 3655 Lindquist Lane, P.O. Box 307, Creston, California 93432. USA.] email address: reptile AT tcsn.net.

Richard Thomas

Reviewed: West Indian species.

Address: Departamento de Biología, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico 00931, USA.

R.C. Tinsley

Contributed: African Pipidae.

Address: School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary College (University of London), London E1 4NS, United Kingdom.

Michael J. Tyler

Contributed: Myobatrachidae (then including Limnodynastidae).

Reviewed: Species of Australia and New Guinea.

Address: Department of Zoology, University of Adelaide, G.P.O. Box 498, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia.

Paulo E. Vanzolini (deceased)

Reviewed: Brazilian species and nomenclature of higher taxa.

Address: Museu de Zoologia/USP, C.P. 7172, 01.051 São Paulo, S.P., Brazil.

David B. Wake

Reviewed: Caudata.

Address: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.

Marvalee H. Wake

Contributed: Gymnophiona.

Address: Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.

Ermi Zhao

Reviewed: Species of China.

Address: Chengdu Institute of Biology, Academia Sinica, P.O. Box 416, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China.

Richard G. Zweifel

Contributed: Asterophryinae and Genyophryninae (now all in Asterophryinae: Microhylidae) and original list of current names of living amphibians of the world.

Reviewed: Species of New Guinea.

Address: Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA. [Current address: Box 16354, Portal, Arizona 85632, USA.]