IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

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Diagnosis Is the largest species belonging to the genus Melanophryniscus (snout-vent length range 29.48-40.28 mm). It is characterized by absence of frontal swelling, and presence of very welldeveloped glands in dorsal, lateral, and ventral surfaces. The skin glands are very conspicuous and easily distinguishable because of their contrasting coloration.

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