The dorsal surface of the FIRE-BELLIED TOAD is usually gray, blackish or sometimes dark green with more or less prominent irregular darker spots and small, rounded wart-like tubercles which are smooth to the touch. The black ventral side has white pinpoints and orange to dark red clearly separated spots, which do not spread to the toes, which are usually uniformly dark. Their pupils are triangular. The male has internal vocal sac, a slightly larger head and, during the breeding season, black nuptial pads on the 1st and 2nd fingers and on the inner surface of his forearm. The adult toads grow to 35-50 mm, in the larval stage they are 15-38 mm. The tadpoles has two yellowish longitudinal stripes at the two sides of their back.
Distibution map by our National Herpetological Mapping Program: