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Diagnosis A small to medium-sized species of the H. pulchellus group (svl in males 33.5-42.7 mm; females 42.4-45.6 mm), characterized by the following combination of characters: (1) snout rounded in dorsal view, rounded to slightly truncate in profile; (2) disk of finger iii larger or equal to tympanum diameter; (3) supratympanic fold evident; (4) tarsal fold poorly developed; (5) males with hypertrophied forearm and prominent prepollex with the shape of a curved spine; (6) in life, dorsal surfaces green, sometimes with few scattered dark-brown blotches; (7) upper lip with a white labial stripe that extends beyond tympanum; (8) a white loreal stripe from eye to tip of snout, bordered below by a dark-brown stripe; (9) a white dorsolateral stripe from eyelid to inguinal region, bordered below by a dark-brown stripe; (10) in life, flanks dark green, sometimes with few rounded or oval white to creamy blotches; (11) dorsal surface of tibiae immaculate, with a longitudinal white tibial stripe, bordered below by dark-brown stripe; (12) concealed areas of thighs immaculate; (13) green bones; (14) larvae with body black, tail whitish-yellow, and with tooth row formula 2(2)/5(1); (15) reproduction in running waters, inside forested areas.


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