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Vulnerable (VU)

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"distance between end of snout and fore limb contained 1J to Ig times in distance between axilla and groin. Snout short, obtuse. Lower eyelid with an undivided transparent disk. Nostril pierced in the nasal ; no supranasal ; frontonasal broader than long, forming a suture with the rostral and with the frontal ; latter shield a little shorter than the frontoparietals and interparietal together, in contact with the first and second supraoculars ; 4 supraoculars, second largest : 7 or 8 supraciliaries ; frontoparietals and interparietal distinct, usually subequal ; parietals forming a suture behind the interparietal ; 3 to 5 pairs of nuchals ; fifth upper labial entering the orbit. Ear-opening oval, smaller than the eye-opening, without projecting granules or lobules. 20 or 28 scales round the middle of the body, smooth, or dorsals feebly pluricarinate, dorsals largest, laterals smallest. A pair of enlarged prseanals, not much longer than broad. The hind limb reaches the wrist or the elbow. Digits subcylindrical : subdigital lamella? smooth, 21 to 25 under the fourth toe. Tail \^ to 1| times the length of head and body. Bronzy above, with a blackish lateral streak, light-edged above, along the head and body ; two fine black lines or series of dots along the back ; sides of head and body below the lateral streak largely and closely spotted with black ; lower surfaces greyish ; tail blue in the young."


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