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A medium-sized (Males 26–27 mm), rather flat-headed forest frog from Cameroun, lacking a proper vocal sac but with a non-dilatable glandular area on throat. In the breeding season the males have many black spines on flanks, underside of limbs and feet. Dorsum grass green with diffuse red-brown spots. Legs somewhat lighter and more yellowish. A chrome yellow dorsolateral stripe of variable length. Eye golden green or, in juveniles, reddish. Throat turquoise, breast white, abdomen translucent green. Underside of limbs pale green, feet and hands yellow.

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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