A small species of frog reaching up to nearly 3 cm in body length. It has a dark or light brown back, with light or dark brown patches. There is a light brown patch on the head, and an orange-brown stripe on the lower back. The belly has black and white marbling. There are orange-brown patches on the top of the arms at the shoulders and the fronts of the thighs. The pupil is nearly round, and the iris is gold. Fingers and toes are unwebbed, both without discs.
Eggs, tadpoles, and development time are unknown. Breeds during autumn.
Does not look similar to any other species in its distribution.
Photo: Aaron Payne
Found in northwestern SA.