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Males 28-33 mm, females 33-35 mm. The dorsum is black or dark brown. A light brown dorsolateral line and a broken white ventrolateral line run from the snout to the base of the legs. The legs are dark brown. An orange half-moon shaped patch extends from the base of the legs onto the thigh and there is an orange-yellow patch behind the forelimb. The belly is white with irregular black markings, and the throat region is black.
Lithodytes lineatus is similar in size and color, but has a yellow dorsolateral stripe that circles the whole dorsum, hind legs with alternating light and dark bars, and more than one orange patch on the thighs.
Shows calling in the wild; the process ofrecording calls in the field; and behavior of an individual male in response tocall playback.
Language: German. Run-time: 0:10 and 2:32.
Videos submitted by Dr. W. Hödl.
Click here to download a .pdf of Hödl's (1983) paper describing the film.