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Least Concern (LC)

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DiagnosisA small species related to P. guttata, characterized by dark reddish chocolate markings on the concealed surfaces of arm, forearm, both sides of femur, tibia and tarsi, dorsal surface of fingers and toes, and sides of body. Phasmahyla cochranae differs from P. guttata in having less bulging eyes in both living and preserved specimens, the canthus rostralis less curved inward when viewed from above, a more rounded head margin when viewed from below, a greater distance between the inferior boarder of the eye and the margin of the upper lip, and in the color pattern: In P. cochranae the red chocolate markings are present on the dorsal surface of the fingers and toes, concealed parts of the fore and hind limbs, and in guttata these markings are absent on arms and tarsi and reduced to one or two or absent on the femur, tibia, and forearm.


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