IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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M 26-32 mm, F 37 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches at least the eye, sometimes beyond snout tip. Hand with some webbing, foot webbing 1(0), 2i(1), 2e(0), 3i(1), 3e(0), 4i/e(1.5), 5(0.5). Dorsal skin smooth. Dorsally beige, orange or reddish brown, with numerous small reddish spots and a large dark hourglass marking. Ventrally whitish. Males with indistinct nuptial pads and a moderately distensible single subgular vocal sac.

Similar species: The colour of B. pyrrhus allows a relatively unambiguous identification. The species most closely related is B. haematopus which can be distinguished by its red colour on limbs.

Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).


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