M 24-26 mm, F 26-31 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches the eye, sometimes the nostril. Hand without webbing, foot webbing 1(1), 2i(1), 2e(1), 3i(2), 3e(1.5), 4i/e(2), 5(1). Dorsal skin slightly to moderately granular, usually with dorsolateral folds. Colouration dorsally variable, often light brown with darker markings, with or without vertebral stripe. Males with a weakly distensible single subgular vocal sac and distinct, relatively large femoral glands (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007) and Vences and Vallan (2008).
- 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 Vallan, D. (2008). Mantidactylus alutus. In: IUCN 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 31 March 2009.