IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

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Diagnosis A large species of frog (50-66 mm. when mature) with broadly rounded snout and head broader than long ; vomerine teeth in two, only slightly curved groups between the posterior halves of the choanae, separated medially ; first finger not longer than second; toes somewhat flattened along sides with a rudiment of web at bases of digits and between metatarsals ; subarticular tubercles prominent ; no tarsal fold ; skin almost smooth, usually with a vertebral band which may be as broad as the distance between the nares ; supratympanic fold present ; usually two chevron-shaped ridges between the shoulders ; middle ear present and tympanic annulus visible externally ; mature males with a white glandular nuptial pad on basal phalanx of thumb and with paired internal vocal sacs.


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