M 20-25 mm, F 30-34 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation usually reaches the tip of snout or beyond. Hand with some webbing, foot webbing 1(0), 2i(0), 2e(0), 3i(0), 3e(0), 4i/e(1), 5(0). Dorsal skin smooth. Dorsally green, with a more or less complete dorsolateral yellow stripe that fades at midbody. Small red dots and red patches above the eyes. Usually no brown pigments. Outer iris area bluish, iris periphery blue.
Similar species: Mainly B. bottae. The two species can occur in close syntopy, calling in the same shrubs along streams, and can be distinguished by the presence of usually at least some brown dorsal pigment in B. bottae.
Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).
- Glaw, F., and Vences, M. (2007). Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. Vences and Glaw Verlag, Köln.
- Vences, M. and Glaw, F. (2008). Boophis rappiodes. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 14 April 2009.