supratympanic

su·pra·tym·pan·ic

(sū'pră-tim-pan'ik),
Above the tympanic cavity.

supratympanic

(soo″pră-tĭm-păn′ĭk) [″ + tympanon, drum]
Located above the tympanic membrane of the ear.
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Entire ventral surface and concealed parts of the limbs pigmented, the pigment forming a reticulation leaving very numerous small rounded light areas; a dark line follows the supratympanic fold.
They have tympanum distinct, large paratoids glands -separated from eyelid and tympanum by the supratympanic crests-, body surface covered by spiny tubercles and the basal webbings are serrated.
Two individuals were captured (CORBIDI 010284, 010286) and both exhibit shagreened skin on dorsum, tympanic annulus and tympanic membrane distinct, skin on venter weakly areolate, dorsolateral folds absent, small tubercles on the upper eyelid, coloration on dorsum red or reddish yellow, transversal black chevrons on dorsum, black labial bars and supratympanic stripe from the end of the eye to behind the tympanum and ventral coloration reddish.
Coloration: In Preservative: Upper surface brown with tips of tubercles cream; suprascapular and presacral ridges cream, outline by darker brown; light interorbital bar indistinct, demarcated posteriorly by narrow dark brown bar; lip barred but light areas suffused with some brown pigment; supratympanic ridges cream, bordered by dark brown paired dark suprascapular and supra-axillary dark spots; limbs weakly barred with dark bands; posterior thigh surface same color as dorsum, anterior surface light tan; paired paracloacal light stripes present; chin, throat and venter pale cream punctuated with scattered melanophores; undersurfaces of limbs pale cream.
Tympanum little less than half the eye diameter, separated from eye about 1/2 its horizontal length; supratympanic fold not evident; tympanic ring inconspicuous, with anterior ridge slightly elevated.