IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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A small toad; SVL of males up to 34 mm, of females up to 38.5 mm. Snout relatively short, slightly pointed; paratoids indistinct, spinose, oval; tympanum relatively large, 0.68-0.86 of eye diameter, and set very close to it. Back notably granular, spinose; ventral sides granular. Second finger longer than first; hind limbs short, with limited webbing between dig­its; tarsal ridge absent. Males with a subgular vocal sac. Dorsum light olive gray with paired dark marks in the interorbital, pectoral, and sacral regions, often a thin whitish, mid-dorsal line. Crimson femoral patches of variable size are present. Ventral sides white, sometimes with dark flecks; throat pale orange in males. Adult males are usually suffused yellow, with a reduced dorsal pattern, and are notably more spinose than females. Call simple, rattle-like. Call characteristics: average pulses/call = 3.46; average call duration = 119.88 ms.

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