IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Diagnosis A medium-sized species of the Hypsiboas pulchellus group, closely related with Hypsiboas semiguttatus, diagnosed by: 1) snout rounded in dorsal view, rounded to slightly truncated in profile; 2) disc of finger III equals tympanum diameter; 3) supratympanic fold evident; 4) tarsal fold evident, but poorly developed; 5) males with hypertrophied forearms and prominent prepollex, modified as curved spine; 6) dorsal coloration brown, without blotches (more frequently) or with three dark longitudinal blotches (less frequently) that can be broken in the anterior part of the body; 7) white labial stripe that extends beyond lower margin of tympanum; 8) small dark loreal stripe between eye and nostril; 9) dorsolateral stripe with superior white rim, from posterior margin of eyelid up to inguinal region; 10) dark flanks with small oval cream or white blotches; 11) dorsal surface of tibia immaculate or with series of up to four small dark brown blotches of poorly defined margins, on lighter background; 12) posterior surface of thighs immaculate or with small white spots close to cloacal region; 13) bones green; 14) larva with labial tooth row formula 3(1,3)/ 5(1) and complete marginal papillae in upper labium; 15) reproduction in running waters inside forested areas.


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