IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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A large Leptopelis (males 44-50 mm, females 60-70 mm) from East African lowland forests. Webbing rather well-developed. Dorsum uniform green with white heels or brown with a darker triangle with its blunt apex pointing forwards. There is a dark bar between the eyes and a dark canthal line. Pectoral glands present in males. Yellow spots often present in young green specimens.Leptopelis flavomaculatus is very similar to L. vermiculatus from which it differs by having a uniform, not vermiculated, dorsum. It is very similar to and possibly related to L. christyi from the central forests, but christyi is smaller and normally has a more pointed dorsal triangle.

This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.


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