M 22-26 mm, F 26-32 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches at most the nostril. Fifth toe shorter than third toe. Femoral glands in males often small and not very prominent. Frenal stripe mostly rather distinct and well defined but usually fading before reaching the nostril. Ventrally often with a dark throat with a thin light median line (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Variation: As currently understood this species contains various cryptic species, among them a form from the Ranomafana area (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007) and Glaw and Vences (2008).