IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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A small (26–29 mm) forest frog with a square pupil from Cameroun. The males have a transverse gular flap, yellowish in colour and situated posteriorly on the throat. No dilatable skin. Two conical warts above the eyes. Dorsum with tubercles. Tarsus in males with spines. Tympanum invisible or very small. Dorsum dark brown with an X-shaped pattern in light grey, with white delimitation in the shoulder region and a +-shaped pattern in the lumbar region. A broad light band between the eyes. This pattern is unique among the Hyperoliidae. Limbs with large spots. Ventrum white.
Arlequinus krebsi is probably mute.

This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.


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