IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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A small-sized, ground dwelling microhylid with snout vent length 20-23 mm. Colour in life is unknown. Preserved specimens were dark in color. Hindlimbs with bands. Upper side of the limbs is yellowish while venter is whitish, with black spots on the throat. Sometimes the venter is entirely dark. Skin on the back is slightly granular, with large tubercles on the head. Nostrils are equidistant between the eye and the tip of the snout. Tympanum is rather indistinct, tympanum/eye ratio is 1/5. Tibiotarsal articulation reaches the eye. Toe 3 is longer than toe 5. A small inner metatarsal tubercle is present while outer metatarsal tubercle is absent. Males are found with a distinct single subgular vocal sac. The call is unknown.

Similar Species Species of Stumpffia are normally smaller and smooth on the back. Confusion is also possible with species of Plethodontohyla.

See also reference #97.For references in the text, see here


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