IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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M 17-22 mm, F 18-21 mm. Tympanum distinct, 1/2 of eye diameter. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches the tympanum. Toe 3 longer than toe 5. Skin smooth or slightly granular. Colour extremely variable, usually without green. Dorsally brownish, uniform or with symmetrical light and dark markings. Ventrally greyish to brown (Glaw and Vences 2007).

Similar species: Especially A. moramora and A. nigrigularis (Glaw and Vences 2007).

Variation: This species occurs over a large area of Madagascar�s east coast and may consist of several species. Populations from Masoala are genetically differentiated and are currently being described as a distinct species (Glaw and Vences 2007).

Taken with permission from Glaw and Vences (2007) and Vences and Glaw (2008).


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