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A small green arboreal frog; males 25 mm, females 22-28 mm. Greenish with violet markings and a violet dorsilateral band running from tip of snout to the middle of the flanks. Ventral surface is uniformly light. Skin smooth. Nostrils nearer to tip of snout than to eye. Tympanum poorly distinct, about 1/3 of eye size. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches the eye. Lateral metatarsalia connected. Webbing of fingers rudimentary, webbing of the foot 1(1), 2i(1.5), 2e(1), 3i(2.5), 3e(1), 4i(2.5), 4e(3), 5(1). Males with distinct femoral glands (6x2 mm).
Similar species: Other species of the
Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).