M 29-30 mm, F 32-35 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches at least the nostril and often beyond snout tip. Hand with some webbing, foot webbing 1(0), 2i(0.5), 2e(0), 3i(0.5), 3e(0), 4i/e(1), 5(0). Dorsal skin smooth. Dorsally usually greenish, sometimes with small or larger interspersed reddish dots. Especially subadults and at night, specimens can change colour to become more reddish brown. Outer iris area distinctly blue, iris periphery blue.
Similar species: The remaining species of the B. rappiodes-group are smaller and differ by iris colouration. Species of the B. luteus-group have white lateral fringes along the lower arm and tarsus.
Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).
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