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Males are about 80 mm in length; females about 73 mm. Length and width of head approximately the same, with round high snout and rather small tympanum. Lacks vomerine teeth, but with two teeth shaped bones located on the front of its lower jaw. Dorsolateral folds and tarsal fold are both absent. The dorsal surface is olive or dark brown with irregular black or olive specks, and covered with granules and tubercles. Ventral surface is reddish. Toes have large digital disks with horizontal grooves. The toes of hind legs are fully webbed, but with smaller toe disks than the forelimbs. A thick gland is present beneath the instep.
Male has no nuptial pad on its chest, no vocal sac or linea masculina. Eggs are about 2.7 mm in diameter and milky yellow in color. The tadpole is grayish green, about 50 mm long, with about 16 mmhead-body length. Tadpoles have dark specks the back of the body and tail, except for the caudal fin. The tip of its tail is pointy in shape, but not sharply. There is a disk proximal to the mouth. Labial tooth formula is III : 2 - 2 / II : 1 - 1. 4~7 small black protrusions are present on the front edges of the nostrils. There is a pair of small glands located under the back of the eyes, and also a pair of barely visible glands located in the lower abdominal area.