IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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M 27-30 mm, F 33-42 mm. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches the eye. Hand with a trace of webbing, foot webbing 1(1), 2i(1), 2e(0.5), 3i(1.5), 3e(1), 4i/e(2), 5(1). Dorsal skin smooth. Males with unpigmented nuptial pads and a weakly distensible single subgular vocal sac. Dorsally green or light brown, with dark brown irregular markings, surrounded by light brown, that can form a vermiculated network. Females with a more vivid dark green colour. Discs of hands and feet and webbing orange. Iris metallic green.

Similar species: The green-vermiculated pattern is characteristic for this and the following species. The relationships of the the three taxa on this page are largely unclarified; they may be colour variants of one single species, but genetic differentiation among them has nevertheless been detected.

Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2004) and Glaw and Vences (2007).


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