IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Total length of males to 115 mm for males (average 94 mm), up to 124 mm for females (average 96 mm). Adult males have a mental gland on the chin. Tail oval in cross section and slightly less than half the total length. Limbs well developed, hind legs slightly longer than front legs. Front feet with 4, hind feet with 5 broad, flattened digits that are widened distally. Base color from dark brown to black, with marbled pattern. Pattern may be in brown, olive-green, gray-green, or (rarely) ochre, and can be covered with randomly distributed white spots. The ventral side is bright and with a speckled or marbled pattern (Boehme et al 1999).

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