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Acknowledgement here does not necessarily denote the agreement or acceptance of the contents of the online catalog by contributors. Nevertheless, their help with this project is deeply appreciated and has improved the quality of the information immeasurably. If I have neglected your contribution, please let me know and I will fix it. I owe many people much but sometimes I err in reporting these debts (frost@amnh.org).

Acknowledgments by version:

Version 6 (2013 to present). Andres R. Acosta-Galvis, Ariadne Angulo, John Applegarth, César Barrio, John Bird, David Blackburn, Renaud Boistel, Jeff Boundy, Henrik Bringsøe, Ulisses Caramaschi, Dario Cardozo, Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher, Alan Channing, Dario Cardozo, Michael Cunningham, Pedro Henrique Dias, Julian Faivovich, Liang Fei, Itzchak Gilboa, Steve Gotte, Taran Grant, Eli Greenbaum, Paul David A. Gutiérrez-Cárdenas, Václav Gvoždik, Alexander Haas, Mikko Petteri Heino, Marinus S. Hoogmoed, Theodore Kahn, Sergei L. Kuzmin, José A. Langone, Jennifer Luedtke, Danny Meirte, Iñigo Martínez-Solano, Joseph Mendelson III, H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade, José M. Padial, César Cuevas Palma, Michael Patrikeev, Jonas Pederassi, Pedro Peloso, Martin Pereyra, Santiago Ron, Max Sparreboom, Alberto Venchi, Domenico Verducci, Kleber Vieira, Philippe Vigneau, Dan Zimberlin. 

Version 5.6 (2013). Ariadne Angulo, John Applegarth, Raoul Bain, Barry Baker, Olivier Bazard, David Blackburn, Dianne Bray, Dario Cardozo, Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher, Alan Channing, Charles J. Cole Joseph T. Collins, Denny Diveley, Maureen Donnelly, Paul Doughty, Julian Faivovich, Oscar Flores-Villela, Antoine Fouquet, M. J. Fouquette, Viktor Gasso, Frank Glaw, Taran Grant, Eli Greenbaum, Juan Manuel Guayasamin, Alexander Haas, Mian Ho, Daniel Hofer, José A. Langone, Mikael Lundberg, Stephen Mahony, Joseph Mendelson III, Ivan Nunes, Annemarie Ohler, Victor Goyannes Dill Orrico, Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria, José Padial-Fregnet, Martin Pereyra, Pedro Peloso, Santiago Ron, Franco Souza, Bryan Stuart, Michele Testoni, Julián Valetti, Domenico Verducci, David B. Wake.

Version 5.5 (2011). Ariadne Angulo, John Applegarth, Raoul Bain, Wouter Beukema, John Bird, David Blackburn, Federico Bolaños, Ronald Botterweg, Dario Cardozo, Alan Channing, Joseph T. Collins, Michael Cunningham, Indraneil Das, Denny Diveley, Maureen Donnelly, Fei Liang, Christian Fischer, Oscar Flores-Villela, Itzchak Gilboa, Stéphane Grosjean, Juan Manuel Guayasamin, Timo Hartmann, W. Ronald Heyer, Mohammad Sajid Ali Howlader, Jörn Köhler , Fred Kraus, Has Viborg Kristensen, Esteban O. Lavilla, Edgar Lehr, Rodrigo Lingnau, Lucas Borges Martins, Roy W. McDiarmid, Ivan Nunes, José M. Padial, José P. Pombal, Jr., Santiago Ron, Kathryn Ronnenberg, Helio da Silva, Max Sparreboom, Domenico Verducci, Philippe Vigneau, David Wake.

Version 5.4 (2010). Ariadne Angulo, John Applegarth, Raoul Bain,, John Bird, David Blackburn, Ronald Botterweg, Carl R. Brune, Janalee Caldwell, Cau Yangxin, Alan Channing, Charles J. Cole, Ignacio De la Riva, K.P. Dinesh, Denny Diveley, Maureen Donnelly, Paul Doughty, Julian Faivovich, Fei Liang, Eli Greenbaum, Tina Jackson, Esteban O. Lavilla, Roy W. McDiarmid, David Nicolson, Andreas Nöllert,Victor Goyannes Dill Orrico, José M. Padial, Sam Shonleben, Carol Townsend, Davor Vrcibradic, David Wake, Nina Wetzell, Kellie Whittaker, Breda M. Zimkus.

Version 5.3 (2009). Natalia Ananjeva, Ariadne Angulo, John Applegarth, Raoul Bain, Santiago Castoviejo-Fisher, Dario E. Cardozo, Alan Channing, Joseph T. Collins, Pierre-André Crochet, David Dickey, K.P. Dinesh, Denny Diveley, Maureen Donnelly, Paul Doughty, Julian Faivovich, Fei Liang, Taran Grant, Paul David A. Gutierrez-Cárdenas, Hou Mian, Jörn Köhler, Fred Kraus, Sergius Kuzmin, Spartak Litvinchuk, Roy W. McDiarmid, David Nicolson, Annemarie Ohler, José Padial, Martin Pereyra, Ho-Ling Poon, María Alejandra Rojas Rivera, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Jirka Schmidt, Josef Schmidtler, Dawn Skala, Bryan Stuart, Simon Stuart, Kenneth Tighe, Cristian Tomatis, Alvaro Andres Velasquez, Miguel Vences, David B. Wake, Zhao Ermi.

Version 5.2 (2008). Kraig Adler, Antonio de Padua Almeida, Ariadne Angulo, Raoul Bain, David Blackburn, Ronald Botterweg, Jeff Boundy, Mark Breedlove, Paul But, Alan Channing, Joseph T. Collins, Pierre-André Crochet, K.P. Dinesh, Denny Diveley, Maureen Donnelly, Paul Doughty, Julian Faivovich, Fei Liang, Ahmed Firoz, Taran Grant, W. Ronald Heyer, Hou Mian, Jörn Köhler, Enrique La Marca, Stefan Lötters, Rob Lovich, Roy W. McDiarmid, Joseph Mendelson, III, Annemarie Ohler, José M. Padial, Jennifer Pramuk, Jean Raffaëlli, Arne Schiøtz, Glenn Shea, Dawn Skala, Bryan Stuart, Simon Stuart, Steve Tilley, Cristian Tomatis, Miguel Vences, Zhao Ermi.

Version 5.1 (2007). Erik Åhlander, Ronald Botterweg, Mark Breedlove, Alan Channing, Michael Cunningham, Dario E. Cardozo, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho e Silva, Denny Diveley, Maureen Donnelly, Julian Faivovich, Paul David A. Gutiérrez-C., Steve W. Gotte, Taran Grant, Hou Mian, Annemarie Ohler, Dawn Skala, Miguel Vences, Zang Peng.

Version 5.0 (2007). Kraig Adler, Erik Åhlander, Manfred Beier, Ronald Botterweg, Mark Breedlove, Alan Channing, Pierre-André Crochet, Ignacio De la Riva, Denny Diveley, Sushil Dutta, Julian Faivovich, Frank Glaw, Julian Faivovich, Scott Federhen, Fei Liang, Itzchak Gilboa, Frank Glaw, Taran Grant, Paul David A. Gutiérrez-C., Ryan P. O'Donnell, Stephen P. Rogers, Dawn Skala, Bryan Stuart, Cristian Tomatis, Miguel Vences, David B. Wake, Zhao Ermi.

Version 4 (2006). César Aguilar Puntriano, Ghazi S.M. Asmat, Barry Baker, Raoul Bain, César Luis Barrio-Amorós, John Bird, David Blackburn, Mark Breedlove, Jonathan A. Campbell, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho e Silva, Alan Channing, Joseph T. Collins, Pierre-André Crochet, Ronald I. Crombie, Denny Diveley, Maureen A. Donnelly, Julian Faivovich, Scott Federhen, Fei Liang, Mario García-París, Itzchak Gilboa, Frank Glaw, Taran Grant, Juan Manuel Guayasamin, Paul David A. Gutierrez-C., W. Ronald Heyer, Savitha N. Krishna, Sergius Kuzmin, Edgar Lehr, Joanna Mazgajska, Roy W. McDiarmid, Danny Meirte, Robert Murphy, Charles W. Myers, Annemarie Ohler, Helio da Silva, Dawn Skala, Frederick B. Swengel, Michael Veith, Miguel Vences, David B. Wake, Zhao Ermi. 

Version 3 (2004). Kraig Adler, César Aguilar Puntriano, Erik Ahlander, Margaret Arnold, Raoul Bain, César Luis Barrio-Amorós, Aaron Bauer, Manfred Beier, John Bird, David Blackburn, Sergé Bogaerts, Jeff Boundy, Ronald Brandon, Reuber A. Brandão, Mark Breedlove, Janalee P. Caldwell, Jonathan A. Campbell, Fernando Castro, Nick Clemann, Alan Channing, Pierre-André Crochet, Ronald I. Crombie, Ignacio J. De la Riva, Ismael E. di Tada, Denny Diveley, Maureen A. Donnelly, William E. Duellman, Julian Faivovich, Scott Federhen, Fei Liang, Linda S. Ford, Querube Fuenmayor, Mario García-París, Itzchak Gilboa, Frank Glaw, Taran Grant, Juan Manuel Guayasamin, W. Ronald Heyer, Daniel Hofer, Marinus S. Hoogmoed, Jörn Köhler, Sergius L. Kuzmin, Enrique La Marca, Michael J. Lannoo, Rodrigo Lingnau, Masafumi Matsui, Roy W. McDiarmid, Marcelo Menin, Julio Cesar de Moura-Leite, Robert Murphy, Charles W. Myers, David Nicolson, Annemarie Ohler, Hidetoshi Ota, Alan P. Peterson, Robert Rolan, Alfredo Salvador, Christina Saylor, Greg Schneider, Helio da Silva, Jeroen Speybroeck, Simon N. Stuart, Fred Swengel, Luís Felipe de Toledo, Monique Van Sluys, Miguel Vences, David B. Wake, Urs Wüest, Xie Feng, Zhao Ermi.

Version 2 (2002). Kraig Adler, Margaret Arnold, Raoul Bain. Janalee P. Caldwell, Jonathan A. Campbell, David C. Cannatella, Joseph T. Collins, Alan Channing, Luis Coloma, Ronald I. Crombie, Indraneil Das, Maureen A. Donnelly, William E. Duellman, Julian Faivovich, Scott Federhen, Fei Liang, Linda S. Ford, Mario García-París, Erik Gergus, Itzchak Gilboa, Anna M. Goebel, Steve W. Gotte, Taran Grant, Laura Hammond, Ian Harrison, W. Ronald Heyer, Marinus S. Hoogmoed, Robert F. Inger, Jay King, David Kizirian, Jörn Köhler, Enrique La Marca, José A. Langone, Benedetto Lanza, Amy Lathrop, Esteban O. Lavilla, Emily Moriarty Lemmon, Li Cheng, Raul Maneyro, Masafumi Matsui, Roy W. McDiarmid, Robert J. Meese, Victor R. Morales, Charles W. Myers, David Nicolson, Annemarie Ohler, Jean-Luc Perret, Alan P. Peterson, José Pombal, Jr., Jennifer B. Pramuk, David Paul Reddy, Alan Resetar, Arne Schiøtz, Norman Scott, Helio da Silva, Jeet Sukumaran, Stephen Tilley, T'Shaka Touré, Thomas J. Trombone, David B. Wake, Addison Wynn, George Zug.

Names, address, and contributions:

To use email addresses, replace the "AT" part of the address with "@".

Andres Acosta-Galvis

Contribution: correction of collection acronyms (vers. 6)

Kraig Adler

Contribution: consultation on Chinese and antiquarian literature (vers. 2.21–5.2).

Address: Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA. email address: kka4 AT cornell.edu

César Aguilar Puntriano

Contribution: error correction of former Telmatobiinae record and Peruvian species list (vers. 3.0–4.0).

Address: Departamento de Herpetología, Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Av. Arenales 1256, Jesús María, Apdo 14-0434, Lima 14, Peru. email address: caguilarp AT hotmail.com

Erik Åhlander

Contribution: information on various types in the NHRM (vers. 3.0–3.1, 5.1).

Address: Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet), Section for Vertebrate Zoology, (Frescativagen 48) P.O. Box 50007; S-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden. email address: erik.ahlander AT nrm.se

Antonio de Padua Almeida

Contribution: error correction in Hylidae
(vers. 5.2)

Address: Coordenador Técnico Regional, Projeto TAMAR/ICMBio, Espírito Santo, Brasil. email address: tonim AT tamar.org.br

Natalia Ananjeva

Contribution:help with access to literature (vers. 5.3)

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

Ariadne Angulo

Contribution:help with error correction (vers. 5.2–5.5)

Address: Departamento de Herpetología, Museo de Historia Natural de San Marcos, Apartado 140434, Lima 14, Peru. email address: ariadne.angulo AT iucn.org

John Applegarth

Contribution: extensive nomenclatural help and corrections throughout (vers. 5.4–6.0).

Address: Eugene, Oregon, USA. email address: xona45 AT earthlink.net.

Margaret Arnold

Contribution: error corrections and library support (vers. 2.0–3.0).

Address: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA. email address: marnold AT amnh.org

Ghazi S.M. Asmat

Contribution: corrections in species list for Bangladesh (vers. 4.0).

Address: Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh. ghmat53 AT yahoo.com

Barry Baker

Contribution: notification of various new literature (vers. 4.0)

Address: Morphology Section, U.S. National Fish & Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, 1490 East Main Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520-1310, USA. Barry_Baker AT fws.gov

Raoul Bain

Contribution: review and error corrections for Indochinese species (vers. 2.1–5.5).

Address: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA. email address: bain AT amnh.org

César Luis Barrio-Amorós

Contribution: review of Venezuelan species and many corrections of relevant literature and distributions (vers. 3.0–4.0).

Address: Fundación AndígenA, Apartado Postal 210, Mérida 5101-A, Estado Mérida, Venezuela. email address: cesarlba AT yahoo.com

Aaron Bauer

Contribution: consultation on old literature (vers. 2.21–3.0).

Address: Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, USA. email address: aaron.bauer AT villanova.edu

Manfred Beier

Contribution: publication date correction (vers. 3.0) and several corrections and augmentation to comments in Pipidae (vers. 5.0).

Address: Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Institut für Humangenetik und Anthropologie, Universitätsstrasse 1, D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany. email address: beierm AT uni duesseldorf.de

Wouter Beukema

Contribution: discussions and advice regarding European and Moroccan amphibian taxonomy (vers. 5.5)

Address: Department of Animal Management, University of Applied Science van Hall-Larenstein, Agora 1, NL-8934 CJ Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. email addresses: wouter.beukema AT wur.nl; wouter.beukema AT gmail.com

John Bird

Contribution: notes regarded errors in Petropedetidae and Microhylidae (vers. 2.21) and corrections for Litoria, Limnodynastidae, and Myobatrachidae (vers. 3.0–4.0, 5.4–5.5) and Microhylidae and Ceratobatrachidae (vers. 6.0).

Address: 7 Scotney Court, Oakden, South Australia, 5086, Australia. email address: birdjl AT virginbroadband.com.au

David Blackburn

Contibution: corrections and type registrations of West African amphibians as well as arthroleptids and phrynobatrachids (vers. 3.0–5.2, 5.4–5.5); correction of Ericabatrachus content (vers. 6.0 [13 Feb 2014]).

Address: Department of Herpetology, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA [formerly: Department of Herpetology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.] email: david.c.blackburn AT gmail.com

Sergé Bogaerts

Contribution: Alerts to taxonomic changes in Palearctic salamanders (vers. 3.0).

Address: Honigbijenhof 3, NL-6533 RW Nijmegen, The Netherlands. email: bogaerts AT hetnet.nl

Ronald Botterweg

Contribution: provided Excel spreadsheet comparisons of the ASW and AmphibiaWeb taxonomic databases (vers. 5.0–5.5).

Address: Capgemeni, Utrecht, The Netherlands. email address: ronald.botterweg AT capgemini.com

Jeff Boundy

Contribution: review and correction within Bufonidae (vers. 3.0, 5.2–5.3, 6.0).

Address: Fur and Refuge Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, P.O. Box 98,000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 USA. email address: Boundy_JJ AT wlf.state.la.us

Ronald Brandon

Contribution: discussions and help with Siren systematics and literature (vers. 3.0).

Addres: Department of Biology, Southern Illinois Univesity, Carbondale, Illinois. email address: brandon AT zoology.siu.edu

Reuber A. Brandão

Contribution: Corrections for some distributions in Brazil (vers. 3.0).

Address: Departamento de Ecologia, Universidade de Brasília, CEP 70 910-900, Brasília—DF, Brazil. email address: reuberbrandao AT yahoo.com.br

Mark Breedlove

Contribution: new (vers. 3.0) interface, concatenation software, and MYSQL database (vers. 3.0–5.4).

Address: (Formerly) Scientific Web Applications, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA.  

Carl R. Brune

Contribution: Corrections to Anaxyrus americanus and Pseudotriton diastictus accouts (vers. 5.4).

Address: Department of Physics and Astronomy, 203 Edwards Accelerator Laboratory, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701. email address: brune AT ohio.edu

Paul But

Contribution: translation of critical information in some Chinese literature (vers. 5.2).

Address: Department of Biology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, China. paulbut AT cuhk.edu.hk

Janalee P. Caldwell

Contribution: error correction in bufonid and dendrobatoid sections (vers. 2.20–3.0, 5.4).

Address: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73072-7029, USA. email address: caldwell AT ou.edu

Jonathan A. Campbell

Contribution: literature updates for Central America and Mexico (vers. 2.1–4.0).

Address: Department Of Biology, University Of Texas, UTA Box 19498, Arlington, Texas 76019, USA. campbell AT uta.edu

David C. Cannatella

Contribution: help with nomenclatural and linguistic issues regarding gender of Scinax (vers. 2.1).

Address: Texas Memorial Museum and Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712-1064, USA. email address: catfish AT mail.utexas.edu

Dario E. Cardozo

Contribution: correction of Argentinian ranges and type localities as well as general error correction regarding taxonomy and range of Argentinian amphibians (vers. 5.2, 5.3, 5.5, 6.0 [17 Feb 2014]).

Address: CONICET- Universidad Nacional de Misiones, Laboratorio de Genética Evolutiva, Félix de Azara 1552—Posadas, CPostal 3300, Misiones, Argentina. email address: dacardz AT gmail.com

Sergio Potsch de Carvalho e Silva

Contribution: Corrections of some Brazilian distributions (vers. 4.0) and type localities of Brazilian Scinax (vers. 5.1).

Address: Depto de Zoologia—IB—UFRJ, CP 68.044—CEP 21.944-970, Brazil. Sergio AT biologia.ufrj.br

Fernando Castro

Contribution: citation corrections for some Colombian Eleutherodactylus (now Pristimantis) (vers. 3.0).

Address: Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. email address: fcastro1 AT biologos.univalle.edu.co

Santiago Castoviejo-Fisher

Contribution: error corrections in Centrolenidae (vers. 5.3-6.0)

Address: Faculdade de Biociêncas da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Av. Ipiranga, 6681 – Prédio 12A
CEP: 90619-900 – Porto Alegre – RS, Brasil. email: santiago.castroviejo AT gmail.com

Cau Wang-xin

Contribution: error correction in Chinese frogs and acronyms for Chinese collections (vers. 5.4)

Address: Chengdu Institute of Biology, Academia Sinica, PO Box 416, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China. email address: cau_yangxin
AT hotmail.com

Alan Channing

Contribution: extensive updates and corrections for southern, central, and eastern African species and access to relevant literature (vers. 2.0–5.5).

Address: Department of Zoology, University of the Western Cape, Post Bag X17, Bellville, 7535 Rep. South Africa. email address: achanning AT uwc.ac.za

Ryan Choi

Contribution: concatenation software, and MYSQL database (vers. 5.5).

Address: (Formerly) Scientific Web Applications, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA.  

Nick Clemann

Contribution: additions to common names in Australia (vers. 3.0).

Address: Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Sustainability and Environment, PO Box 137, 123 Brown Street, Heidelberg, Victoria, 3084 Australia. email address: nick.clemann AT nre.vic.gov.au

Joseph T. Collins (deceased)

Contribution: updates for North American species and other relevant literature as well as exchange of information (vers. 2.0, 4.0, 5.2–5.5).

Address: Foundation for North American Herpetology, 1502 Medinah Circle, Lawrence, Kansas 66046, USA.  

Luis Coloma

Contribution: revisions and updates for parts of Dendrobatidae and revisions of Ecuadorian distributions (vers. 2.1).

Address: Centro Jambatu de Investigación y Conservación de Anfibios, Quito, Ecuador. email address:
coloma.l AT gmail.com

Pierre-André Crochet

Contribution: corrections to SpeleomantesDiscoglossus, and Rana (vers. 3.0); corrections in country
lists for Europe and North Africa (vers. 4.0); help with access to nomenclatural literature (vers. 5.0–5.3). 

Address: CEFE-CNRS, 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier cedex 5, France. email address: crochet AT cefe.cnrs-mop.fr

Ronald I. Crombie

Contribution: literature updates and help in apprehending hard-to-find papers (vers. 2.21–4.0).

Address: Department of Herpetology, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California 94118, USA. (formerly Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA). Email address: rcrombie AT calacademy.org

Michael Cunningham

Contribution: correction of range of Poyntonophrynus vertebralis (vers. 5.1); corrections in comments associated with various Amietia species (vers. 5.5); range correction for Hyperolius swynnertoni (vers. 6.0 [14 Feb 2014]); various corrections of writing errors in comments (vers. 6.0 [19 March 2014]).

Address: Dept. Genetics, University of Pretoria, Hatfield 0028, Pretoria, Rep. South Africa. email address: Spookpadda@yahoo.com

Indraneil Das

Contribution: updates for many Asian species and access to Asian literature (vers. 2.1–2.2, 5.5).

Address: Centre for Herpetology, Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, Mamallapuram, Post Bag 4, Tamil Nadu 603 104, India. email address: idas AT mailhost.unimas.my

Ignacio J. De la Riva

Contribution: literature updates and correction regarding type localities in West Africa and review of Telmatobius section as well as other miscellaneous corrections (vers. 3.0, 5.0, 5.3–5.4).

Address: Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, C/ Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain. email address: delariva AT mncn.csic.es

Pedro Henrique Dias

Contribution: corrections to Proceratophrys (vers. 6.0 [20 Jan 2014]). 

Address: Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, Rua do Matão, trav. 14, nº 321, Cidade Universitária, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, 05508-090. Email: pedrodiasherpeto AT gmail.com

David Dickey

Contribution: error correction in Oreophryne (vers. 5.3)

Address: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024. email: dickey AT amnh.org

K.P. Dinesh

Contribution: error correction for South India accounts and access to critical literature (vers. 5.2–5.4)

Address: Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghats Field Research Station, Annie Hall Road—673 002, Calicut, Kerala, India. email: dineshcafe AT gmail.com

Ismael E. di Tada

Contribution: error correction for Bufo schneideri (vers. 3.0).

Address: Ecologia, Departamento de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Rio Cuarto, 5800—Cordoba, Argentina. email address: iditada AT exa.unrc.edu.ar

Denny Diveley

Contribution: library and error correction support (vers. 3–5.6).

Address: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA. email: denqotu AT amnh.org

Maureen A. Donnelly

Contribution: literature updates (vers. 2.1–5.5).

Address: Biological Sciences, Florida International University, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami, FL 33181-3000, USA. email address: Maureen.Donnelly AT fiu.edu

Paul Doughty

Contribution: nomenclatural correction of Opisthodon and Platyplectrum (vers. 5.2) and providing literature updates (vers. 5.3–5.4).

Address: Western Australia Museum, 49 Kew Street, Welshpool, WA 6106, Australia. email: Paul.Doughty AT museum.wa.gov.au

William E. Duellman

Contribution: consultation on hylid systematics and nomenclature (vers. 2.21–3.0).

Address: Division of Herpetology, Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045-7561, USA. email address: duellman AT ku.edu

Sushil K. Dutta

Contribution: consultation on rhacophorid systematics (vers. 5.0).

Address: Department of Zoology, North Orissa University, Sriram Chandra Vihar, Takatpur, Baripada 757003, Orissa, India. email address: sk_dutta AT yahoo.com.

Julian Faivovich

Contribution: corrections for Hylinae (Hylidae) and all Argentinian species (vers. 2.1–5.6).

Address: Division Herpetología, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, "Bernardino Rivadavia", Angel Gallardo 470, 1405 Buenos Aires, Argentina (formerly: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA.) email address: julian AT gmail.com

Scott Federhen

Contribution: aid in outlinking Amphibian Species of the World to GenBank (vers. 2.20–4.0).

Address: National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894. email address: federhen AT ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Fei Liang

Contribution: help with access to Chinese amphibian literature (vers. 2.1–5.6).

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

Ahmed Firoz

Contribution: corrections to Rhacophorus accounts for India (vers. 5.2).

Address: 65, Udayachal Path, Christian Basti, Guwahati-781005, Assam, India. email: assamensis AT gmail.com

Linda S. Ford

Contribution: HTML support and many corrections and additions (vers. 2.0–3.0).

Address: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA (formerly: Division of Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 USA.) email: lford AT fas.harvard.edu

Querube Fuenmayor

Contribution: corrections for Panamanian taxa (vers. 3.0).

Address: ANCON (Asociación Nacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza), Apdo. 1387, Panama 1, República de Panama. email address: qfuenmayor AT ancon.org

Mario García-París

Contribution: help with Discoglossus and the Pseudacris regilla complex nomenclature (vers. 3.0–4.0).

Address: Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, c/ Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain. email: mcnp505 AT mncn.csic.es

Erik Gergus

Contribution: information on Hyla wrightorum and members of the Anaxyrus americanus complex (vers. 2.20).

Address: Department of Biology, Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale, Arizona, USA. email address: erik.gergus AT gcmail.maricopa.edu

Itzchak Gilboa

Contribution: literature additions and corrections (vers. 2.1–5.5).

Address: Phoenix, Arizona, USA. (formerly: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA.) email address: gilboa AT pipeline.com

Frank Glaw

Contribution: literature updates (vers. 2.21); corrections for Madagascan species (vers. 3.0).

Address: Sektion Herpetologie, Zoologische Staatssammlung, Münchhausenstr. 21, D-81247 München, Germany. email address: Frank.Glaw AT zsm.mwn.de

Anna M. Goebel

Contribution: corrections on Anaxyrus boreas taxonomy (vers. 2.21).

Address: Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Florida, USA 33965 (formerly University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, 265 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0334, USA). email address: agoebel AT fgcu.edu

Steve W. Gotte

Contribution: corrections regarding types in the United States National Museum of Natural History (USNM) and geographic ranges of North American species (vers. 2.1, 5.2. 6.0).

Address: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. email address: Gottes AT si.edu

Taran Grant

Contribution: review of Colombian species and updates of dendrobatoid and centrolenid literature (vers. 2.1–4.0, 5.3).

Address: Museu de Zoologia/USP, C.P. 7172, 01.051 São Paulo, S.P., Brazil. (formerly: Division of Vertebrate Zoology [Herpetology], American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA.) email address: taran.grant AT gmail.com

Eli B. Greenbaum

Contribution: improvement of several Leptopelis accounts (vers. 5.4) and of various Hyperolius (vers. 6.0).

Address: Department of Biology, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 University Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79968, USA. email address: egreenbaum2 AT utep.edu

Stéphane Grosjean

Contribution: error correction (vers. 5.5).

Address: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, USM 601 / UMR 7205 Reptiles & Amphibiens - Case Postale 30, 25 rue Cuvier, F-75005 Paris email address: sgrosjean0 AT gmail.com

Juan Manuel Guayasamin

Contribution: corrections to records of various frog species from Colombia and Ecuador (vers. 3.0–4.0); review of centrolenid section (vers. 5.4–6.0). 

Address: Centro de Investigación de la Biodiversidad y el Cambio Climático - BioCamb, Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica, Calle Machala y Sabanilla, Cotocollao, Quito, Ecuador (formerly Museo de Zoología, Centro de Biodiversidad y Ambiente, Escuela de Biología, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Apartado 17-01-2184, Quito, Ecuador.) email address: jmguayasamin AT gmail.com

Paul David A. Gutierrez-Cárdenas

Contribution: corrections to Colombia records (vers. 4.0–5.1, 5.3).

Address: Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. email address: pdgutierrez2 AT yahoo.com

Václav Gvoždik

Contribution: improvement of search engine function; correction to Phrynobatrachus steindachneri record (vers. 6.0, 19 Jan 2014; 22 Feb 2014)

Address: Institute of Vertebrate Biology Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Research facility STUDENEC, Studenec 122, CZ-675 00 Prague, Czech Republic. email vaclav.gvozdik AT ivb.cz

Laura Hammond

Contribution: error correction and extensive library support (vers. 2.1–2.21).

Address: Madison, Wisconsin, USA. (formerly: Office of the Associate Dean of Science, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA.)

Ian Harrison

Contribution: error correction and help with GenBank linkout (vers. 2.20–2.21).

Address: Conservation International (former) Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Ichthyology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024). email address: harrison AT amnh.org

Timo Hartmann

Contribution: correction of Triturus ophryticus record (vers. 5.5)

Address: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany. email address: Tthartma1 AT uni-bonn.de

Mikko Petteri Heino

Contribution: a great deal of general error correction, particularly in Megophryidae and Rhacophoridae (vers. 6.0, January through June).

Address: Department of Biology, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway. email: Mikko.Heino AT bio.uib.no

W. Ronald Heyer

Contribution: consultation regarding Leptodactylus and hyloid taxonomy and literature (vers. 2.1–5.2); discussions of synonymies and type numbers for Leptodactylus species (vers. 5.4–5.5).

Address: Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. email address: Heyerr AT si.edu

Daniel Hofer

Contribution: corrections to Swiss distributions (vers. 3.0).

Address: Holenackerstrasse 65/C17, CH-3027 Bern, Switzerland. email address: caecilia AT swissonline.ch

Marinus S. Hoogmoed

Contribution: corrections to synonymies of members of the Rhinella margaritifera complex in particular, and Bufo (sensu lato), more generally (vers. 2.21–3.0), corrections to Brasilotyphlus distribution statement and spelling corrections in Hylidae (vers. 6.0). 

Address: Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Caixa Post 399, 66.000 Belém, Brazil (formerly: Reptiles and Amphibians, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Postbus 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands.) email address: marinus AT museu-goeldi.br

Mohammad Sajid Ali Howlader

Contribution: Access to literature (ver. 5.5).

Address: Department of Zoology, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331, Bangladesh. email address: sajidpabc AT gmail.com

Robert F. Inger

Contribution: review and correction of early versions of Bufonidae, Ranidae, Rhacophoridae, and Megophryidae (vers. 2.0–2.20).

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496, USA. email address: ringer AT fieldmuseum.org

Tina Jackson

Contribution: correction of range statement of Anaxyrus boreas (vers. 5.4)

Address: Colorado Division of Wildlife, 255 Sinton Road Colorado Springs, CO  80907 USA. Tina.Jackson AT state.co.us

Theodore Kahn

Contribution: noted missing dendrobatids (vers. 6.0, 22 April 2014). 

AddressL ITIS Data Development, Smithsonian Institution, POB Box 37012, MRC-180, Washington, DC 20013-7012. email: KahnT AT si.edu

Jay King

Contribution: literature citation corrections (vers. 2.21).

Address: 4527 Magnolia, St. Louis, MO 63110. email address: Jay AT lmarz.com

David Kizirian

Contribution: partial review of Rhacophoridae (vers. 2.1).

Address: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA. email address: dkizirian AT amnh.org

Jörn Köhler

Contribution: discussions of nomenclatural issues regarding Scinax (vers. 2.21) and literature corrections regarding Bolivian species (vers. 3.0, 5.2–5.3); access to literature (vers. 5.5).

Address: Abteilung Naturgeschichte - Zoologie, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Friedensplatz 1 64283 Darmstadt, Germany(formerly: Sektion Herpetologie, Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Adenaueralle 160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany.) email address: j.koehler AT hlmd.de

Fred Kraus

Contribution: corrections for various Papuan species (vers. 5.3–5.5).

Address: Department of Natural Sciences, Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, HI 96817 USA. email: fkraus AT hawaii.edu

Savitha N. Krishna

Contribution: correction of Duttaphrynus parietalis range (vers. 4.0).

Address: Department of Biosciences, Hemagangothri, University of Mysore at Hassan, Hassan 573220, Karnataka, India. amail address: savithakn AT hotmail com

Hans Viborg
Kristensen 

Contribution: Information on ZMUC types (vers. 5.5).

Address: Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK-2100 Copenhagen E, Denmark. email address: hansviborg AT hotmail.com

Sergius L. Kuzmin

Contribution: review and correction of accounts of Russian species (vers. 3.0–4.0, 5.3).

Address: Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky Prospect, 33, Moscow 119071, Russia. email address: ipe51 AT yahoo.com

Enrique La Marca

Contribution: help with literature access regarding Venezuelan species (vers. 2.21–5.2).

Address: Laboratorio de Biogeografía, Facultad de Geografía, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela. email address: lamarca1 AT telcel.net.ve

José A. Langone

Contribution: updates and corrections regarding Uruguayan species accounts (vers. 2.1); correction of the type species of Bradymedusa (vers. 6.0) and a number of corrections to synonymies of South American taxa (vers. 6.0, August 2014).

Addres: Departamento de Herpetología, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, CC 399, 11.000 Montevideo, Uruguay. email address: pplangone AT usa.net

Michael J. Lannoo

Contribution: help with North American amphibian distributions and Siren systematics (vers. 3.0).

Address: Muncie Center for Medical Education, Indiana University School of Medicine, MT201, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana 47306, USA. email address: mlannoo AT bsu.edu

Benedetto Lanza

Contribution: help with Bombina systematics (vers. 2.21).

Address: Museo di Storia Naturale, Universitè di Firenze, Sezione di Zoologia "La Specola", via Romana, 17, I-50125 Firenze, Italy. email address: benedetto.lanza AT tin.it

Amy Lathrop

Contribution: updates on megophryid taxononomy and systematics (vers. 2.1–2.21).

Address: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation/Department of Herpetology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6, Canada. email address: amyl AT rom.on.ca

Esteban O. Lavilla

Contribution: extensive review and correction of sections of former "Leptodactylidae" (vers. 2.21); subsequently helped with serious nomenclatural issues (vers. 5.4–5.5).

Address: Instituto Miguel Lillo, Miguel Lillo 205, Tucumán 4000, Argentina. email address: lavilla AT tucbbs.com.ar

Edgar Lehr

Contribution: correction of museum acronym and address and review of Telmatobius section (vers. 4.0–5.0); spelling corrections in Rhinella (vers. 5.5).

Address: Department of Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA. email address: elehr AT iwu.edu

Emily Moriarty Lemmon

Contribution: corrections in Pseudacris (vers. 2.21).

Address: Department of Biology, Biomedical Research Facility, 213 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 USA (formerly: Section of Integrative Biology and Texas Memorial Museum, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1064, USA.) email address: chorusfrog AT bio.fsu.edu

Li Cheng

Contribution: literature updates for Chinese species (vers. 2.1).

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

Rodrigo Lingnau

Contribution: distributional updates for Brazilian frogs (vers. 3.0, 5.5).

Address: Departamento de Biologia Geral/ICB/UFG, Caixa Postal 131, 74001-970, Goiânia, GO, Brazil. email address: lingnau AT superig.com.br

Spartak Litvinchuk

Contribution: literature access (vers. 5.3)

Address: Department of Evolutionary cytoecology  Institute of Cytology, Russian Academy of Sciences Tikhoretsky Pr., 4  St. Petersburg  194064  Russia. email: slitvinchuk AT yahoo.com

Stefan Lötters

Contribution: access to recent literature (vers. 4.0–5.2).

Address: Mainz University, Institute of Zoology, Saarstrasse 21, 55099 Mainz, Germany. email address: loetters AT uni-mainz.de

Robert Lovich

Contribution: correction of range of Rana draytonii (vers. 5.1).

Address: Naval Facilities Engineering Command SW, Central Integrate Product Team, 1220 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92132. USA. email address: robert.lovich AT navy.mil

Jennifer Luedtke

Contribution: error correction in Sanguirana (vers. 6.0). 

Address: IUCN Red List Authority, 7-9 North Parade Building, Bath, BA1 1NS, United Kingdom. email: jennifer.luedtke AT iucn. org

Raul Maneyro

Contribution: range revisions and corrections of Uruguayan species (vers. 2.1).

Address: Seccion Zoología Vertebrados de la Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay. email address: rmaneyro AT fcien.edu.uy

Lucas Borges Martins

Contribution: Literature updates on Proceratophrys species (vers. 5.5).

Adddress: Universidade de São Paulo, Depto. de Biologia da FFCLRP. Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brasil. email address: lucasborgesmartins AT hotmail.com

Masafumi Matsui

Contributed: literature updates on megophryids and Bufo kangi (vers. 2.20, 3.0).

Address: Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan. email address: fumi AT zoo.zool.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Joanna Mazgajska

Contributed: range correction for Lissotriton helveticus (vers. 4.0).

Address: Warsaw, Poland. email address: j.mazgajska AT fotografie.waw.pl

Roy W. McDiarmid

Contribution: general updates and frequent discussions on nomenclature and systematics (vers. 2.0–4.0, 5.3–6.0). 

Address: USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. email address: McDiarmidr AT si.edu

Robert J. Meese

Contribution: coordination with the Man and Biosphere (MAB) Species Databases (vers. 2.1).

Address: Information Center for the Environment, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616. email address: rjmeese AT ucdavis.edu

Danny Meirte

Contribution: correction of comments and synonymy of Hyperolius adspersus (vers. 6.0, June 2014). 

Address: Royal Museum for Central Africa, Department of African Biology, Leuvensesteenweg 13, 3080 Tervuren, Belgium. Email: danny.meirte AT africanmuseum.be

Joseph R. Mendelson, III

Contribution: discussions of bufonid systematics (vers. 5.2)

Address: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30315-1440 USA. email address: jmendelson AT zooatlanta.org

Marcelo Menin

Contribution: literature updates for Brazilian range extensions (vers. 3.0).

Address: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia, Coordenação de Pesquisas em Ecologia, Av. André Araújo, 2936, 69011-970 Manaus - AM, Brazil. email address: menin AT inpa.gov.br

Danny Meirte

Contribution: Help with literature regarding Ptychadena boettgeri (vers. 4.0).

Address: Royal Museum for Central Africa, Department of African Zoology, Vertebrate Section, Leuvensesteenweb 13, 3080 Tervuren, Belgium. email address: danny.meirte AT africamuseum.be

Hou Mian

Contribution: help with access to Chinese literature (vers. 5.2–5.3).

Address: Laborary of Evolution and Biodiversity in Liaoning, and Centerl for Chinese Endemic Herp-breeding and Conservation Research, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang 110034, China. email: turtlechina AT 126.com

Victor R. Morales

Contribution: literature updates regarding Dendrobatidae (vers. 2.21).

Address: Museo de Historia Natural/Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Ricardo Palma, Apartado Postal 18-01, Av. Benavides 5440, Las Gardenias, Surco, Lima 33, Peru (formerly: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2258, USA.) email address: victor9901 AT yahoo.com

Julio Cesar de Moura-Leite

Contribution: miscellaneous corrections (vers. 3.0).

Address: Museu de Historia Natural Capao da Imbuia, Rua Prof. Benedito Conceicao 407, 82810-080 Curitiba, Parana, Brasil. email address: mleit AT uol.com.br

Robert Murphy

Contribution: providing considerable access to Chinese literature (vers. 3.0-4.0).

Addres: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation/Department of Herpetology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON M5S
2C6, Canada. email address: drbob AT rom.on.ca 

Charles W. Myers

Contribution: access to and consultation regarding older literature (vers. 2.21–4.0).

Addres: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Herpetology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA. email address: myers AT amnh.org

David Nicolson

Contribution: coordination with Integrated Taxonomic Information System and error correction (vers. 2.20–5.4).

Address: Integrated Taxonomic Information System, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, NHB, CE-110, MRC 180, Washington, DC 20013-7012. email address: Nicolsond AT SI.EDU

Andreas Nöllert

Contribution: correction to Lissotriton montandoni record (vers. 5.4)

Address: Jena, Germany. email address: Andreas.Noellert AT tlug.thueringen.de

Ivan Nunes

Contribution: comments on ranges and taxonomy of Brazilian frogs (vers. 5.6, 6.0). 

Address: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional, Departamento de Vertebrados. 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Email address: ivan.nunes AT yahoo.com.br

Ryan P. O'Donnell

Contribution: correction to the distribution statement of Rana cascadae (vers. 5.0).

Address: Department of Biology and the Ecology Center, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84321. email address: ryan AT biology.usu.edu

Annemarie Ohler

Contribution: corrections to various dicroglossid, ranid, megophryid, and Mantidactylus accounts (vers. 2.21–5.3).

Address: Laboratoire des Reptiles et Amphibiens, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 25 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France. email address: ohler AT mnhn.fr

Victor Goyannes Dill Orrico

Contribution: correction to the type locality of Hypsiboas atlanticus and original spelling of Hylella parabambae (vers. 5.4).

Address: UNESP - Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Av. 24-A, num 744, Bela Vista, Departamento de Zoologia, I.B.; Cx. P. 199, CEP: 13506-900 - Rio Claro, SP - Brasil. email: victordill AT gmail.com

Hidetoshi Ota

Contribution: help with Japanese literature (vers. 3.0).

Address: Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara-cho, Okinawa, 903-0213 Japan. email address: ota AT sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp

José M. Padial

Contribution: corrections to Strabomantidae and access to literature (vers. 5.0–5.5).

Address: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. email address: jose.m.padial AT gmail.com. 

Michael Patrikeev

Contribution: correction of the range of Ischnocnema holti (vers. 6.0). 

Address: Bruce Peninsula National Park, PO Box 189, 248 Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0 Canada.  Email: mpatrikeev AT hotmail.com

Jonas Pederassi

Contribution: correction of the range of Phyllomedusa nordestina (vers. 6.0).

Address:  Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional, Departamento de Vertebrados, Quinta da Boa Vista, São Cristovão, 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil. Email: jonaspederassi AT yahoo.com.br

Martin Pereyra

Contribution: correction in Excidobates (Dendrobatidae) and Paratelmatobiinae (Leptodactylidae) (vers. 6.0).

Address: Laboratorio de Genetica, Universidad Nacional de Misiones, Felix de Azara Nº 1552 - CP:3300, Posadas, Misiones. Argentina. email: mopereyra AT gmail.com

Jean-Luc Perret

Contribution: corrections for Petropedetidae synonymies (vers. 2.0).

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

Alan P. Peterson

Contribution: extensive error correction and improved bibliographic consistency (vers. 2.20-3.0).

Address: POB 1999, Walla Walla, WA 99362, USA. email address: alanpp AT bmi.net

José Pombal, Jr.

Contribution: reviewed Brazilian Hylidae and former "Leptodactylidae" (vers. 2.0-2.1); extensive correction of Brachycephalus records (vers. 5.5).

Address: Museu Nacional, Quinta da Boa Vista, 20940-040 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. email address: pombal AT acd.ufrj.br

Ho-Ling Poon

Contribution: translations of Chinese descriptions (vers. 5.3).

Address: Center for Biodiveristy and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA. email: holing AT amnh.org

Jennifer B. Pramuk

Contribution: corrections in Bufonidae (vers. 2.21) and discussions of bufonid taxonomy (vers. 5.2-5.3).

Address: Bronx
Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10460 USA. email address: jPramuk AT wcs.org

David Paul Reddy

Contribution: the original SQL database, concatenation software, and user interface (vers. 2.0-2.2).

Address: Radio-Logic Inc., PO Box 9665, New Haven, CT 06536, USA. email address: reddy AT radio-logic.com

Alan Resetar

Contribution: corrections regarding FMNH types and Asian species (vers. 2.2).

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605, USA. email address: aresetar AT fieldmuseum.org

Mark-Oliver Rödel

Contribution: corrections in Phrynobatrachus (vers. 5.3).

Address: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany. email: Mo.Roedel AT MUSEUM.HU-Berlin.de

Stephen P. Rogers

Contribution: correction of the catalogue number of the type of Rana philippinensis (vers. 5.0).

Address: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. email address: RogersS AT CarnegieMNH.org

María Alejandra Rojas Rivera

Contribution: distribution corrections for Colombia (vers. 5.3).

Address: Grupo Herpetológico de Antioquia GHA (Sede Caldas), Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de Caldas (Manizales, Colombia). email: alejandra.rojasrivera AT gmail.com

Robert Rolan

Contribution: correction of Cynops ensicauda statement of distribution (vers. 3.0).

Address: Willoughby Hills, Ohio, USA. email address: brolan AT pop.raex.com

Santiago R. Ron

Contribution: corrections to range of Dendropsophus parviceps and its registration number (vers. 6.0 [12 Feb 2014]). 

Address: Museo de Zoología - Escuela de Biología, Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Av. 12 de Octubre y Veintimilla, Quito, Ecuador. Email: Santiago.r.ron AT gmail.com. 

Kathryn Ronnenberg

Contribution: spelling correction the Atelopus barbotini and Dendrophryniscus krausae accounts (vers. 5.5)

Address: Land and Watershed Management, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, Oregon 97331, USA. email address: kronnenberg AT fs.fed.us .

Alfredo Salvador

Contribution: correction of MNCN address (vers. 3.0). 

Address: Departamento de Ecología Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain. email address: mcnas500 AT mncn.csic.es

Christina Saylor

Contribution: extensive error correction and library support (vers. 3.0).

Address: New York, USA (formerly: Office of the Associate Dean of Science, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA.)

Arne Schiøtz

Contribution: corrections for, and review of, Hyperoliidae and Chiromantis (Rhacophoridae) (vers. 2.1) and literature access (vers. 5.0-5.2).

Address: Humlehaven 2, Atterup, Grevinge, DK-4571 Denmark.

Jirka Schmidt

Contribution: error correction in Anomaloglossus, Craugastor, Microhyla, and Thoropa (vers. 5.3).

Address: Dr. Scheider-Strasse 32, 01589 Riesa, Germany. email: Jirka.Schmidt AT t-online.de

Josef Schmidtler

Contribution: help with salamandrid nomenclature (vers. 5.3).

Address: Overföhringer Str. 35, 81925 München, Germany. email: josef.schmidtler AT gmx.de

Greg Schneider

Contribution: correction of type locality of Amolops nepalicus (Ranidae) (vers. 3.0).

Address: Division of Reptiles and Amphibians, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1079, USA. email address: ges AT umich.edu

Norman Scott

Contribution: corrections regarding Paraguayan species (vers. 2.21)

Address: 3655 Lindquist Lane, P.O. Box 307, Creston, California 93432. USA. email address: reptile AT tcsn.net

Glenn Shea

Contribution: nomenclatural correction of Opisthodon, replacement by Platyplectrum (vers. 5.2).

Address: Faculty of Veterinary Science B01, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia. email: gshea AT mail.usyd.edu.au

Sam Shonleben

Contribution: correction of range of Barbourula kalimantanensis (vers. 5.4)

AddressL 132 Lower Richmond Road, Putney, London, SW15 1LN, UK. email: mrkodik AT hotmail.co.uk

Helio da Silva

Contribution: updates for Brazilian Hylidae and literature updates (vers. 2.1-4.0); correction of authorship of Scinax humilis (vers. 5.5).

Address: Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Biologia, DBA, CEP 23890-000, Seropédica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. email address: helio AT ufrrj.br

Dawn Skala

Contribution: library support (vers. 4.0-5.3).

Address: Office of the Associate Dean of Science for Collections, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024. email: skala AT amnh.org

Max Sparreboom

Contribution: error correction in Salamandridae (vers. 5.5, 6.0 [23 Feb 2014]).

Address: Reptiles and Amphibians, Naturalis, Postbus 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands. email address: m-c-sparreboom AT hetnet.nl

Jeroen Speybroeck

Contribution: corrections for distributions in Belgium and Corsica (vers. 3.0).

Address: Ghent University, Science Faculty, Biology Department - Marine Biology Section, Krijgslaan 281 - S8 B-9000 Gent, Belgium. email address: Jeroen.Speybroeck AT UGent.be

Bryan L. Stuart

Contribution: corrections in Laos records (vers. 5.0), access to literature (vers. 5.2-5.3), and help with megophryid systematics (vers. 6.0).

Address: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street | Raleigh NC 27601 USA (formerly Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496, USA). email address: bryan.stuart AT naturalsciences.org

Simon N. Stuart

Contribution: corrections in Bufo (sensu lato; Bufonidae), Ptychadena (Ptychadenidae) and Hemisus (Hemisotidae) (vers. 3.0); ongoing exchange of information (vers. 5.0-5.3). 

Address: IUCN-SSC, 7-9 North Parade Building, Bath, BA1 1NS, United Kingdom. email: simon.stuart AT iucn. org

Jeet Sukumaran

Contribution: links to "Frogs of the Malay Peninsula" http://frogweb.org/(vers. 2.21).

Address: Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045. email address: jeetsukumaran AT frogweb.org

Frederick B. Swengel

Contribution: correction of type localities for Phrynobatrachus elberti, P. nanus, and P. pygmaeus (vers. 4.0).

Address: 425 South Warwick Street, St. Paul, Minnesota 55105, USA. Email address: fbswengel AT yahoo.com

Kenneth Tighe

Contribution: error correction in Caudata and Gymnophiona (vers. 5.3)

Address: Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20460. email: TIGHEK AT si.edu

Stephen Tilley

Contribution: help with Desmognathus systematics and nomenclature (vers. 2.20, 5.2).

Address: Department of Biological Sciences, Clark Science Center, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 
01063, USA. email address: stilley AT email.smith.edu

Luís Felipe de Toledo

Contribution: Literature update (vers. 3.0).

Address: Laboratory of Herpetology, Department of Zoology, UNESP—Rio Claro, SP—Brazil—cp. 199, CEP 13506-000. email address: toledolf AT hotmail.com

Cristian Tomatis

Contribution: corrections to Argentianian Physalaemus distributions (vers. 5.0, 5.2) and corrections to Cycloramphidae account (vers. 5.3).

Address: Grupo de Investigación en Filogenias Moleculares y Filogeografía. FCEyN - Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina. email address: gtomatis AT gmail.com

T'Shaka Touré

Contribution: general updates and access to literature (vers. 2.0-2.1).

Address: Western Ecological Research Center , San Diego Field Station, Irvine Office, 2883 Irvine Blvd, Irvine, CA 92602, USA. (formerly Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA.) email address: ttoure AT usgs.gov

Thomas J. Trombone

Contribution: error correction (vers. 2.0-2.20).

Address: Division of Vertebrate Zoology (Ornithology), American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA. email address: trombone AT amnh.org

Monique Van Sluys

Contribution: correction of distribution for some Brazilian species (vers. 3.0).

Address: Ecologia, IBRAG, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. email address: vansluys AT uerj.br

Michael Veith

Contribution: review of Lyciasalamandra and Mertensiella sections (vers. 4.0).

Address: Institüt fur Zoologie, Universität Mainz, Saarstrasse 21, D-55099 Mainz, Germany. Email: mveith AT univ-mainz.de

Álvaro Andrés Velásquez

Contribution:error correction in Tepuihyla (vers. 5.3).

Address: Conservación Internacional-Colombia, Carrera 13 No. 71 - 41, Bogotá, Colombia. email: alvaro.andres.velasquez AT gmail.com

Miguel Vences

Contribution: nomenclatural help with Discoglossus nomenclature and access to literature (vers. 3.0-5.3)

Address: Division of Evolutionary Biology, Zoological Institute, Technical University of Braunschweig, Spielmannstr. 8, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany. email address: m.vences AT tu-bs.de

Alberto Venchi

Contribution: correction to geographic searching (vers. 6, June 8 2014)

Address: c/o Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, via S. Francesco di Sales 88, I-10022 Carmagnola, Italy. mail: venchius AT gmail.com

Domenico Verducci

Contribution: corrections in the ranges of Italian Rana (vers. 5.5) and Bufotes boulengeri (vers. 6.0).

Address: WWF Lucca, Via Don Minzoni, 300, 55100 Lucca, Italy. email address: domenico.verducci AT interno.it

Kleber S. Vieira

Contribution: literature regarding range of Leptodactylus caatingae (vers. 6.0 [10 Mar 2014]).

Address: Depto. Sistemática e Ecologia/Laboratório de Ecofisiologia Animal, Universidade Federal da Paraíba - Brasil. email address: ksvieira04 AT yahoo.com.br

Philippe Vigneau

Contribution: correction of critical literature citations in Pseudophilautus (vers. 5.5) and Sanguirana (vers. 6.0).

Address: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilisateur:Poleta33 . email address: philippe.vigneau AT etat.ge.ch

David B. Wake

Contribution: corrections to parts of the Caudata section, ongoing exchange of information, access to literature, and miscellaneous corrections in other sections as well (vers. 2.0-5.0, 5.3-6.0).

Address: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA. email address: wakelab AT uclink.berkeley.edu

Nina Wetzell

Contribution: Review of the Hylchrysoscelis and Hyla versicolor accounts (vers. 5.4)

Address: (Formerly) Department of Education, Amerian Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024.  

Urs Wüest

Contribution: correction of some NHMB type designation (vers. 3.0).

Address: Sammlungsverwalter (Zoologie), Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Augustinergasse 2, CH-4001 Basel, Switzerland. email address: Urs.Wueest AT bs.ch

Addison Wynn

Contribution: partial review of North American Plethodontidae (vers. 2.1-2.20).

Address: Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. email address: Wynna AT si.edu

Xie Feng

Contribution: help on translation of Protohynobius puxiongensis description and discussion of megophryid systematics (vers. 3.0).

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Science. No. 9, 4th Block, Renminnan Road, Chengdu 610041, China.

Zhang Peng

Contribution: help with museum codes (vers. 5.1).

Address: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA. email address: alarzhang AT berkeley.edu

Zhao Ermi

Contribution: help in accessing Chinese literature (vers. 3.0-5.3).

Address: Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Science. No. 9, 4th Block, Renminnan Road, Chengdu 610041, China. email address: zhaoermi AT cib.ac.cn

Dan Zimberlin

Contribution: error correction (vers. 6.0)

Address:   email: zimberlin AT hotmail.com

George Zug

Contribution: literature updates on Southeast Asia (vers.2.21).

Address: Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, USA. email address:
Zug.George AT nmnh.si.edu