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The smallest known mantellid species; M 11-13 mm, F 15-16 mm. Fourth finger shorter than second or of similar length. Skin on the back smooth. Dorsally light brown or reddish brown with a distinct border towards the grayish flanks. A white frenal stripe, much more distinct in females and sometimes continued along the entire flanks. A pair of larger blackish spots on the posterior portion of the back. Venter silvery with translucent shade, throat silvery in males (Glaw and Vences 2007).

Similar species: Blommersia are generally similar, but at least slightly larger and with different relative finger length (Glaw and Vences 2007).

Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).


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