M 23-27 mm, F 28-31 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches snout tip or beyond. Fifth toe of similar length as third toe. Femoral glands in males distinct and prominent. Frenal stripe completely absent. Ventrally with a blackish throat with a thin median white line (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Variation: Specimens from south-eastern Madagascar show a less distinct dorsal pattern, less dark-coloured lateral head, and a strong genetic differentiation (Glaw and Vences 2007).
Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007) and Andreone and Vences (2008).