IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Males can reach 35 mm and females 40 mm in snout vent length. However, all following data refer to smaller specimens; calls and natural history of large specimens are not known. The back is uniformly colored, often white when exposed to sunlight, sometimes yellow. A dark band is present between nostril and eye. The venter is whitish. Thighs, ventral surface of limbs, hands and feet are orange.

Similar species: Heterixalus boettgeri differs by the more greenish dorsum; H. tricolor is similar in coloration, but the call is different. H. "variabilis" differs by call and coloration. H. punctatus has small black spots on the back and a different call.

Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007).


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