IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Head longer than wide; dorsal tubercles on short longitudinal folds; naris above the canthus; fewer or no tubercles in the interorbital region; forelimbs enlarged in breeding males, with nuptial spines on inner finger and metacarpal tubercle.

In the tadpole, the anteroventral oral disc is bordered with two rows of long papillae which are widely interrupted anteromedially; posteriorly it is uninterrupted and has 3 rows of papillae. Anterior labium has 8 tooth rows of which 7 are medially interrupted. The posterior labium has 3 rows of teeth of which 2 are interrupted. The labial tooth row formula is 8 (7)/3(2). The beak is large, with preoral half strongly arched and finely serrated, overhanging similar postoral half (Khan and Malik 1987a). Total length of the tadpole 75 mm, tail 65 mm.

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