IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

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The body is relatively large and fat. The male is about 65.4 mm and the female is about 69 mm in body size. The pupils are vertical. The tympanum is not present. The maxilla has short tooth-like protrusions. Round warts are present on the back while no large warts are present on either side of the vent. The whole back is a shady grayish olive green while the belly is a grayish yellowish white. A triangular mark is present in the interorbital region, and the surrounding area is black-brown, extending to the back. The tibiotarsal articulation reaches up to the shoulder. The back legs are short. The fringe on the sides of the toes is relatively well developed. The fourth toe is about 1/3 webbed. The male has nuptial spines on the inner side of each third finger. Large groups of nuptial spines are present on the chest, forming two pairs. The inner pair is black and is larger than the outer pair. The nuptial spines are thin and dense (Fei 1999).


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