IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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A medium-sized Heterixalus; males 22-25 mm, females 27-29 mm. The colour of the back is uniformly greenish, in males more yellowish. Dorsilateral bands are not present in adults, but juveniles have light bands. Thighs, ventral surface of limbs, hands and feet are orange. Venter creamish.

Similar species: The call of H. boettgeri is similar to the call of H. madagascariensis, but both species differ by colouration. H. betsileo from the highlands (Manjakatompo) can be uniformly greenish. The pupil shape of green coloured Boophis is horizontal.

Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).


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